Supply Chain

Delivering on the Customer Promise: Lessons from CSCMP 2016

Automotive, Dedicated Transportation, Retail, Supply Chain
October 4, 2016

Many of the top supply chain executives gathered in Orlando, Florida the last week of September for the annual Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals conference. Discussions focused on overcoming supply chain disruption, and how the logisti...

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Overcoming Supply Chain Challenges in the Automotive Industry

Automotive, Cross Border, Supply Chain
September 29, 2016

“The auto industry will change more in the next five years than it has in the last 50.” James Bovenzi, Executive Director, North America GPSC at General Motors used this quote attributed to his CEO Mary Barra, during his presentation at the Autom...

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6 Tips to Have Your Supply Chain Ready for the Holiday Rush

Cross Docking, Retail, Supply Chain
September 6, 2016

For retail supply chains, the holiday rush is on. With back-to-school behind them and Halloween already out the door, supply chain managers are focused on their biggest shopping day of the year – Black Friday. With customers coming from every chann...

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How to Comply with the Sanitary Transportation Act

Food & Beverage, Safety & Environment, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
August 30, 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Sanitary Transportation Act went into effect on April 16, 2016. The purpose of the legislation was to put controls in place that prevent contamination or adulteration of food while it is being transport...

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New Fleet Strategies for Food & Beverage, Construction, and Oil & Gas

Construction, Fleet Management, Food & Beverage, Oil and Gas, Warehousing & Distribution Management
August 24, 2016

One good idea for managing your fleet may be all you need to make your business more profitable. We’ve looked at several top industries—food & beverage, construction, and oil & gas —to identify opportunities and positive trends for flee...

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Putting Your Supply Chain in Reverse to Go Forward

Automotive, Network Design, Retail, Reverse Logistics, Supply Chain, Technology
August 18, 2016

Being smart about your supply chain means optimizing every link – from forward to reverse logistics. While most companies are actively working to optimize their forward supply chain, for too many, the returns management process remains a black hole...

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It Takes a Village – Ryder Top Technician Competition

Fleet Management, Maintenance, Transportation Management
August 10, 2016

Ryder recently celebrated the 15th anniversary of its annual Top Technician (Top Tech) program. For 15 years, Ryder has used the program as a platform to identify, recognize, and reward its top performing truck maintenance technicians. I’ve atte...

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Introducing the New Ryder.com – and a Lot Has Changed

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Supply Chain
August 1, 2016

On August 1st, Ryder launched its redesigned website offering a sleeker look and more user-friendly interface. Featuring a reorganized layout, updated content, new branding, and a more user-friendly navigation, those who visit the website will be abl...

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10 Tips to Attract and Retain Women to the Transportation Industry

Supply Chain
July 26, 2016

The mission of Women In Trucking Association is to increase the percentage of women employed in the trucking industry. While we represent all careers in transportation, much of our work focuses on the professional driver’s challenges. Below are 1...

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The Key to Improving Cross Border Security for Your Freight

Cross Border, Safety & Environment, Supply Chain
July 19, 2016

When it comes to commerce safely crossing borders – and keeping borders safe for trade and traffic – pursuit of partnerships between industry and governments could be the best practice. Creating public-private partnerships (PPPs) can deliver t...

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