Dedicated Transportation

14 Things You Need to Know Before ELDs Become Mandatory

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Transportation Management
March 23, 2017

The clock is ticking. Come Dec. 17, the paper logbooks that truck drivers have been required to use to track their hours of work and rest since the 1930s will be history for interstate trucking operations, used only for emergency backup in case of a ...

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Transformation – A Technical Choice

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Information Technology, Supply Chain
March 21, 2017

The following is the second part of a three-part series on the topic of transformation. So you’ve made the choice to transform, and you’ve illustrated your commitment by investing in all the process-related preparatory work I discussed in the ...

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Blockchain: The future of supply chain operations

Dedicated Transportation, Supply Chain
March 14, 2017

A number of industries, from finance to the public sector are implementing blockchain in their operations – and for good reason. Why is this “new” technology taking the business world by storm? The truth is, blockchain isn’t new. It was cr...

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LEAN implements safety and efficiency in the Oil & Gas industry

Dedicated Transportation, Oil and Gas
March 8, 2017

A safe work environment is larger than the Safety Department. Creating a LEAN culture of continuous improvement as a method of driving results and sustainability has a strong connection to a safe and efficient environment. As organizations seek to dr...

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New eBook: A Smarter Approach to Supply Chain

Dedicated Transportation, Supply Chain, Warehousing & Distribution Management
January 17, 2017

Globalization today is less of a question and more of a given for the vast majority of companies. Whether you’re dealing with suppliers overseas or shipping parts across the globe, your company’s supply chain grows more and more complex each day....

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Beat Winter Driver Fatigue With These 10 Tips

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Safety & Environment
January 5, 2017

Driver fatigue is a serious safety issue, particularly in the winter. Driver fatigue isn’t just about falling asleep – it’s about tiredness, weariness, or exhaustion. Fatigue slows reflexes and affects a driver’s ability to concentrate and re...

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Co-opetition: How Companies Use Asset Sharing to Overcome Logistics Challenges

Dedicated Transportation, Food & Beverage, Supply Chain
December 22, 2016

Like most forward-thinking concepts in the supply chain space, the idea of “shared networks,” the “Uberization” of freight, and the optimization of the nation’s truckload capacity have been discussed at industry conferences and on webcasts,...

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Delivering Stability to Your Transportation Network

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Transportation Management
November 22, 2016

If you’re a transportation manager today then you’re faced with a shortage of drivers, stringent regulations, capacity constraints and the need to keep costs down. So how do you meet these challenges head on and still maintain a high-performing t...

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Delivering on the Customer Promise: Lessons from CSCMP 2016

Automotive, Dedicated Transportation, Retail, Supply Chain
October 4, 2016

Many of the top supply chain executives gathered in Orlando, Florida the last week of September for the annual Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals conference. Discussions focused on overcoming supply chain disruption, and how the logisti...

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Understanding Greenhouse Gas Phase 2 Regulations and Reaching Desired EPA Targets

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Dedicated Transportation, Engine Technology, Fleet Management, Leasing, Safety & Environment
August 16, 2016

As the transportation industry reaches full compliance on greenhouse gas (GHG) phase 1 mandates, GHG Phase 2 is right around the corner. How will the industry approach the next set of requirements to comply with carbon efficiency standards? What do p...

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