Managing the customer centric supply chain

Lean Guiding Principles, Network Design, Supply Chain
August 3, 2017

Numerous supply chain disruptions are driving the push for supply chain professionals to hone new skill sets. Analytics skills wrapped around a better use of data, for example, are now essential for any supply chain manager to possess. Some of the ma...

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Striking the Balance Between Operations and Innovation Among IT

Fleet Management, Information Technology, Supply Chain
July 25, 2017

The prevailing challenge within the IT community today is successfully igniting the passions of innovation while remaining focused on delivering the operational excellence required for sustaining a company. As a matter of course and history, we know ...

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Maximize Fleet Uptime and Manage Fuel Costs

Fleet Management, Leasing, Maintenance
July 18, 2017

Driver and technician shortages, among other pressures, are causing many fleet managers to reevaluate the benefits of renting or leasing vs. owning their trucks. To help you navigate today’s big fleet decisions, here are some major considerations a...

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New Report: The Amazon Effect and Your Supply Chain

Dedicated Transportation, Supply Chain
July 11, 2017

The way we shop has changed with how fast our fingertips can press the checkout button. We live in a time when people would much rather shop online from the comfort of their home than go to a brick-and-mortar store. Furthermore, technology advancemen...

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Top 3 Tips to Manage Seasonality in your Food & Beverage Supply Chain

Food & Beverage, Supply Chain, Warehousing & Distribution Management
June 20, 2017

Every supply chain is subject to the vagaries of fickle consumer demand and seasonal ups and downs. But, when it comes to stocking store shelves and freezers, managing seasonality in the food supply chain is an even taller order. Seasonality...

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Driver Shortage: Finding and Recruiting Talent in the Millennial Era

Dedicated Transportation, Transportation Management
June 13, 2017

Retiring Baby Boomers are one of the leading factors of the driver shortage. Currently, the average age of professional drivers is 52. Additionally, over 60 percent of drivers are older than 45, and just six percent are younger than 35. Competitio...

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Preventive Maintenance Reduces Fuel Consumption & Delivers ROI

Fleet Management, Maintenance, Vehicle Sales
June 6, 2017

Preventive Maintenance (PM) is one of the more obvious “secrets” to operating a profitable fleet. It is even more important for pre-owned commercial trucks and vans, which can deliver measurable ROI if they are well-maintained. Managers and d...

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Hurricane Season 2017 – Preparing your Supply Chain

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Supply Chain
June 5, 2017

It’s a common sight in coastal communities under a hurricane alert – convoys of utility, power, refrigerated and supply chain trucks heading toward areas under threat of harm, even as residents and others stream away. For many organizations, s...

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Ryder NaviShare Launches, a New Software Platform Providing Real-time Visibility, Tracking, Matching, and Sharing of Truck Capacity

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Supply Chain
May 23, 2017

-Ryder NaviShare™ provides new level of proactive predictability that reduces costs and improves performance in customer transportation networks- Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, an...

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Reduce Business Risk and Expense through Fleet Leasing

Fleet Management, Food & Beverage, Leasing, Maintenance
May 16, 2017

Navigating the new normal of uncertainty in the trucking market requires embracing new strategies. For many fleet owners seeking to  reduce risk and expense,  that means considering leasing as an option rather than owning. The trend is already ...

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