Dedicated Transportation

Top 5 Tips to Prepare Your Supply Chain for a Hurricane

Dedicated Transportation, Energy & Utilities, Fleet Management, Healthcare, Retail, Supply Chain
May 31, 2016

As the 2016 hurricane season begins, proper planning can ensure your supply chain isn’t disrupted if you’re in the path of a storm. Typically, when a hurricane watch or warning is issued, supply chains begin to move people, assets, and resources ...

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Military Veterans Can Close Transportation & Logistics Industry Talent Gap

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Supply Chain
May 26, 2016

The transportation and logistics industry is facing a significant talent shortage – from professional drivers to technicians, and even logistics engineers. We continue to read about the significant impact of the driver and tech shortage on the indu...

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Private Fleet vs Dedicated: Which one is right for you?

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management
February 25, 2016

As companies look for ways to remain competitive, they need to re-evaluate their fleet. For shippers, there are many differences between owning a private fleet and using a dedicated fleet. Some of these differences include cost, service, reliabili...

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Royal Building Products benefits from Dedicated Transportation Solution

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management
February 23, 2016

As companies look for ways to stay competitive, evaluating the type of fleet and how it is operated should be considered. With regulations growing more stringent, costs escalating, and changing market conditions, there are many factors to consider...

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Women in Trucking Accelerate puts focus on a positive work environment in the trucking industry

Dedicated Transportation, Transportation Management
February 2, 2016

Question: What does a Mars engineer, a dating doctor, a satellite radio host, a NASCAR driver, and a safety administrator have in common? They were all speakers at the recent Women In Trucking Association’s Accelerate! Conference and Expo. Th...

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It’s Time to Sync Your Transportation Network

Dedicated Transportation, Network Design, Transportation Management
December 14, 2015

When was the last time you re-evaluated your transportation network? The industry is seeing increases in freight rates along with shortages in professional drivers and capacity. The processes that worked in the past for your transportation network co...

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New Five-Year Highway Bill Brings Changes to Transportation and Logistics Industry

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Safety & Environment, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
December 8, 2015

Congress cleared a five-year, $305 billion highway funding bill on December 4 providing funding for freight projects, changes to Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA) regulations, and a pilot program to ease the professional truck driver short...

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Mentoring as a Valuable Talent Retention Approach

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management
November 23, 2015

Remember your first day on the job? You had so many questions, but you weren’t always sure who to ask. Whether it was learning where to store your lunch or coat, or finding your way around the office, you needed someone to steer you in the right di...

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Hiring Our Veterans: How the Trucking Industry Enlists Military Vets for New Careers

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Supply Chain
November 11, 2015

In the search for a steady stream of new drivers, technicians, and office personnel, trucking, transportation and logistics companies are increasingly turning to the latest recruits: military veterans. With such attributes as leadership, dependabilit...

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Collaborating to Address the Transportation Network Gap

Dedicated Transportation, Transportation Management
October 26, 2015

It does not take a university professor to communicate to those in the transportation industry that as Bob Dylan so eloquently said “the times they are a changing.”   The acceleration of these changes since the 2008 economic downturn whether it...

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