Supply Chain

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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How the Heavy Vehicle Speed Limiters Rule Will Effect Fleet Management

Fleet Management, Safety & Environment, Transportation Management
July 12, 2016

With a proposed federal rule requiring the installation and use of speed limiters on all trucks weighing more than 27,000 pounds likely to be published in August, operators and drivers expect significant fallout. The issue causing concern is that op...

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Food and Beverage Companies Improve Results Using Supply Chain Visibility and Traceability

Food & Beverage, Supply Chain, Uncategorized, Warehousing & Distribution Management
July 5, 2016

While the health and safety benefits of having optimum visibility and traceability in food and beverage supply chains have been widely acknowledged, much less has been said about how they can boost a business’ bottom line. Supply chain visibilit...

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How Mexico is Fueling the Nearshoring Trend

Aerospace, Automotive, Industrial Manufacturing, Supply Chain
June 15, 2016

After almost two decades of offshoring manufacturing across the Pacific, some automotive, technology, aeronautics and consumer electronics companies have decided to “reshore” their operations closer to home. For many, Mexico has become the near-s...

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Deliver Better Patient Care through Transportation Management

Healthcare, Supply Chain, Technology, Transportation Management
June 9, 2016

The healthcare industry continues to see growing pressure from increasing patient numbers, as well as the drive to improve costs, quality of care, and availability of affordable care. One place to combat this, while meeting the rising demands of cust...

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Are You Ready for the CVSA International Roadcheck?

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Supply Chain
June 2, 2016

The 29th annual International Roadcheck, which takes place June 7-9, is the largest targeted enforcement program on commercial motor vehicles in the world and is sponsored by The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA). An average of 17 trucks o...

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