Dedicated Transportation

3 Tips to Improving Your CSA Score

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Maintenance, Safety & Environment
July 17, 2013

  The motivation behind the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) initiative is clear – the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), state partners and the transportation industry want to reduce commercial motor vehicle c...

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The Importance of Being Nimble in Your Transportation Network

Dedicated Transportation, Supply Chain
June 7, 2013

How to Adapt to Changes in Demand, Staffing and Service Requirements without Missing a Beat. If you’re an animal on the plains of Africa or Mongolia, speed and agility aren’t just “nice-to-have’s.” A lead of just a few yards can mean the d...

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Why It Pays to Put Safety in the Driver’s Seat

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Safety & Environment, Supply Chain
April 22, 2013

Steer your transportation operation in the right direction: Screen drivers before you hire to build a safety-driven culture. If you’re running a fleet, one of the most important hiring decisions you make has to do with the drivers sitting behind ...

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Remove Inefficiencies from Your Network – Run Lean and Run Smart

Dedicated Transportation, Lean Guiding Principles, Supply Chain
April 16, 2013

There’s a reason why the martial arts are considered an art form and a way of life, rather than just another form of combat. Victory flows not from brute force, but from a laser-like focus on self-improvement, mental discipline and economy of movem...

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Optimize Your Fleet Performance with Technology

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Sustainability
April 4, 2013

How Onboard Intelligence Can Help You Optimize Fleet Performance Whether your fleet consists of three trucks or 300, managing multiple vehicles and drivers is far from easy. Keeping your fleet on the road, serving customers and making money means en...

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The Key to Smooth, Trouble-free Border Crossings? C-TPAT Certification

Cross Border, Dedicated Transportation, Supply Chain
March 20, 2013

Answers to the top five questions about why it pays to be C-TPAT Certified: It’s hard to believe, but September 11th took place nearly a dozen years ago. Osama bin Laden has been eradicated. Al Qaeda has been reduced to a shadow of its former self...

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How to Prepare for Mexico-U.S. Cross Border Security for Aerospace Cargo

Aerospace, Cross Border, Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Industries, Supply Chain
January 29, 2013

Mexico’s manufacturing environment is driving a growing aerospace industry south of the U.S. border with financial incentives, a highly skilled and low-cost labor force, and proximity to border crossings. However, this positive business climate com...

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How the Energy & Utility Industries Achieve Best-In-Class Execution

Dedicated Transportation, Energy & Utilities, Industries, Supply Chain
January 9, 2013

Energy and utility companies are in a market driven by demanding performance requirements. For these companies, providing outstanding customer service, maintaining safety and controlling costs are requirements that must be met. What’s more, typical...

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Xerox Achieves Outstanding Supply Chain Execution

Dedicated Transportation, Industrial Manufacturing, Supply Chain
December 12, 2012

Xerox successfully delivers, installs and removes more than 100,000 imaging machines for its customers each year. To achieve this, Xerox depends on Ryder’s dedicated transportation solution with trained drivers specializing in product installation,...

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Direct-to-Store Delivery Enhances Milo’s Tea Customer Service and Lowers Costs

Dedicated Transportation, Food & Beverage
February 23, 2012

Milo's Tea Company is a leading tea manufacturer located in Birmingham, Alabama. After five decades of successfully distributing their Famous Sweet Tea to a network of more than 330 grocery retailers across 13 different states, they turned to Ryder t...

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