Supply Chain

Value Added Services Bring Supply Chain Flexibility

Consumer Goods, Lean Guiding Principles, Retail, Supply Chain, Value Added Services
April 11, 2017

Evolving consumer behaviors dramatically impact the way retailers deliver products.  From clothing, to cars, to computers, consumers want customized products, as quickly as possibly.  This means more unique orders, tighter delivery windows, and an ...

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ELD Mandate Severely Impacts Short Term Truck Renters Financially

Fleet Management, Leasing, Rental, Transportation Management
April 4, 2017

ELD Petition Support Will Save You Thousands In March, the Truck Renting and Leasing Association, (TRALA) filed a petition that addresses the new Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate that goes into effect on December 19, 2017, and its impact on...

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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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New e-Book: Driving Growth A Guide to Strategic Outsourcing

Fleet Management, Supply Chain, Warehousing & Distribution Management
February 27, 2017

Companies are increasingly seeing the value in outsourcing virtually all facets of logistics, from delivery services and fleet management to shipping, warehousing, inventory management, and the many associated billing and auditing needs that go along...

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Have Questions About the ELD Mandate? Here are your Answers

Fleet Management, Safety & Environment, Transportation Management
February 2, 2017

When the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued its final rule in December, 2015 requiring the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) to record hours of service (HOS) for commercial drivers, the agency did more than just demand ...

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New eBook: A Smarter Approach to Supply Chain

Dedicated Transportation, Supply Chain, Warehousing & Distribution Management
January 17, 2017

Globalization today is less of a question and more of a given for the vast majority of companies. Whether you’re dealing with suppliers overseas or shipping parts across the globe, your company’s supply chain grows more and more complex each day....

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Don’t Let Disruption Blur the Visibility to Your Supply Chain

Supply Chain, Uncategorized, Warehousing & Distribution Management
January 10, 2017

It may seem like disruptions in your supply chain are frustrating inevitabilities, but that’s only half true. While they are inevitable, they don’t have to be frustrating. There’s a way to predict and often prevent them. You can also create a s...

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Co-opetition: How Companies Use Asset Sharing to Overcome Logistics Challenges

Dedicated Transportation, Food & Beverage, Supply Chain
December 22, 2016

Like most forward-thinking concepts in the supply chain space, the idea of “shared networks,” the “Uberization” of freight, and the optimization of the nation’s truckload capacity have been discussed at industry conferences and on webcasts,...

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