Dedicated Transportation

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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Backhauls: Making the Most of your Transportation Spend

Dedicated Transportation, Transportation Management
July 23, 2015

As the trucking industry faces an increasing driver shortage and crippling capacity constraints, it’s hard to believe that many of the trucks on the road every day are running at less than full capacity. Even more staggering is that many companies ...

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Q&A: How Ryder TranSync™ can Transform your Transportation Network

Dedicated Transportation, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
July 21, 2015

Last month marked the launch of Ryder TranSync™, the industry’s first automated technology tool that enables seamless planning across all transportation providers and modes. The patent-pending tool -- designed to revolutionize your transportation...

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Optimize your transportation network with Ryder TranSync™

Dedicated Transportation, Featured Resources, Supply Chain, Transportation Management, Value Added Services
June 23, 2015

The current trends in the trucking industry are staggering. New estimates show the industry is short more than 35,000 drivers and growing. And capacity constraints, a direct cause of the driver shortage, continue to plague companies even though freig...

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