Dedicated Transportation

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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Case Study Reveals How Transportation Strategy Helps Florida Nursery Business Blossom

Dedicated Transportation
October 22, 2015

In 2010, Eric Cord, President of Windmill Farms Nurseries in Central Florida, realized he was in the wrong business. His nursery was booming, and national retailers wanted more of his plants for their customers. But there was a problem – Cord found...

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Easing the Shortage: Truck Drivers Sound Off on What They Really Want

Dedicated Transportation
September 17, 2015

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) estimate the trucking industry is currently short about 40,000 professional drivers. But with nearly 70 percent of all goods in North America being shipped on trucks, trucking companies know they need to have ...

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Using Aviation Innovations to Attract New Truck Drivers

Dedicated Transportation, Transportation Management
September 16, 2015

Although I have spent my entire career in the trucking industry, I have a passion for aviation as well. In 2008 I earned my private pilot’s certificate only a few weeks before graduating from a driver-training academy with my commercial driver’s ...

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Trucking Industry Looking to Military Vets to Curb Driver Shortage

Dedicated Transportation, Transportation Management
September 15, 2015

In the hunt for a steady stream of new drivers and workers during the driver shortage, transportation and logistics companies should seek out employees like Michael Raley. As a job candidate, Raley had such attributes as leadership, dependability, lo...

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Trucking Industry Celebrates Those Behind the Wheel During Driver Appreciation Week

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Value Added Services
September 14, 2015

Drivers are the lifeblood of the transportation and logistics industry. They spend their days driving across town or across the country, or nights carrying loads to fuel our vehicles, restock store shelves and deliver other critical goods. Even inter...

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Webcast: How reliable is your transportation network?

Dedicated Transportation, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
August 17, 2015

Businesses of all shapes and sizes know if they don’t have a strong, reliable transportation network, their products won’t reach customers. Let’s face it, if customers aren’t getting what they want, they will quickly move to another provider ...

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Is Your Transportation Network Running on all Cylinders?

Dedicated Transportation, Transportation Management
August 10, 2015

Companies rely on the strength of their fleet to get goods to consumers every day. With the continuing challenges of unpredictable freight volumes, rate increases, labor shortages, and capacity constraints, accurate planning across modes is critical ...

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