Transportation Management

Tips for Choosing the Right Freight Broker for Your Business

Freight Brokerage, Transportation Management
April 18, 2013

Thinking of working with a freight broker: Where should you start? So you are thinking of utilizing a freight broker to help with your transportation network, but you are not sure where you should begin. It is likely that over the years, you have co...

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Preventing Cargo Theft by Fraudulent Carriers

Fleet Management, Safety & Environment, Transportation Management
April 9, 2013

The trucking industry has been a long-time target of opportunistic and organized crime – from vehicle hijackings to robberies at delivery points. Both carriers and shippers have spent countless resources to prevent this cargo theft. However, crimin...

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Is a Freight Brokerage Model Right for You?

Freight Brokerage, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
March 29, 2013

There are many factors you should consider when trying to understand how freight brokers can fit in to your transportation strategy. To ensure safe and secure delivery of your freight, it’s critical to implement a solid plan for qualifying, monitor...

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Does your transportation network need a check-up?

Network Design, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
February 11, 2013

In today’s day and age healthy living is a primary goal for many, especially as we enter into a new year.    Proper fitness, along with an appropriate diet, is a key ingredient for developing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.  As a matter of...

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Checklist for Well-Equipped Studio Trucks

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Rental, Transportation Management
November 26, 2012

Does your fleet meet your film equipment transport needs? Locating and sourcing the right studio trucks is essential to running a smooth production schedule in the film and entertainment industry. Changing shoot schedules, last minute equipment mo...

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Accelerate Cross Border Transportation

Cross Border, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
October 1, 2012

When it comes to cross border transportation, there is an increasing need for efficiency and safety when moving products through unfamiliar terrain. From milk runs to dedicated transportation, and drayage yard operations to cross docks, companies are...

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Xerox Meets Performance Targets with Supply Chain Outsourcing

Supply Chain, Transportation Management
July 5, 2012

Ryder’s relationship with Xerox has evolved over the past few decades in response to a changing transportation environment and to support their growth across North America. Today, Ryder operates 5 distinct supply chain areas: The Carrier Lo...

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How to Achieve Supply Chain Efficiency: Execution

Network Design, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
May 1, 2012

Written by Ryder Supply Chain Solutions Sophisticated supply chain innovations are transforming the way goods are moved from point A to point B. But, at the heart of a high-performing supply chain are five core components, which can make a big dif...

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Distribution Program Helps BrandsMart U.S.A. Achieve Superior Customer Service

Retail, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
April 5, 2012

Based in Miami, Florida, BrandsMart U.S.A. opened its doors in 1978 as a discount seller of appliances and electronic goods. BrandsMart U.S.A. has five stores spread across Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties and a clearance center outside Fo...

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Transportation and Inventory Management Help iGPS Stay On Top of Growth

Reverse Logistics, Supply Chain, Transportation Management, Warehousing & Distribution Management
February 2, 2012

Wooden pallets have been used in supply chains around the world for more than 60 years. They have also been one of the supply chains’ greatest headaches. Intelligent Global Pooling Systems When Intelligent Global Pooling Systems (iGPS) create...

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