Dedicated Transportation

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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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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Top Summer Driving Tips for Your Fleet

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management
May 4, 2017

Whether you have a private or dedicated fleet, some simple safety precautions, preventive maintenance and top summer driving tips can keep your vehicles on the road. When summer rolls around, a new set of safety, maintenance and driving challenges...

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World Safety Day: Reduce Risk and Cost With Your Fleet Safety Strategy

Dedicated Transportation, Safety & Environment, Transportation Management
April 28, 2017

With World Safety Day on April 28, companies that move products by trucks are closely examining their fleet safety strategy. Safety is taking a more prevalent place in the transportation industry than ever before, and for good reason. Technology is p...

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Drivers recognized for their commitment to safety and pristine driving records

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Supply Chain
April 25, 2017

Three professional drivers recognized for their commitment to safety; combined professional driving experience of 103 years and nearly 6.5 million safe miles. Recently, Ryder announced the honorees of its 44th Annual Driver of the Year Award, a tr...

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Outsourcing Myths Shattered: Take Fleet Management and Logistics to the Next Level

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Supply Chain
April 18, 2017

While the demand for virtually all forms of outsourcing has surged in the last several years, many companies remain hesitant to enlist the help of third-party services. A close look at the reasons given for such hesitation, however, often reveals tha...

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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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