Transportation Management

Optimize your transportation network with Ryder TranSync™

Dedicated Transportation, Featured Resources, Supply Chain, Transportation Management, Value Added Services
June 23, 2015

The current trends in the trucking industry are staggering. New estimates show the industry is short more than 35,000 drivers and growing. And capacity constraints, a direct cause of the driver shortage, continue to plague companies even though freig...

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Transportation Management Boosts Load Routing, Reduces Emissions

Safety & Environment, Sustainability, Transportation Management
May 21, 2015

In trucking and logistics, a proven way to decrease a shipper’s costs – and its carbon footprint – is to consolidate loads and reduce miles per trip. Said another way, poorly optimized networks result in excess weight, miles and number of trips...

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Technology can Help Streamline your Oil and Gas Supply Chain

Oil and Gas, Transportation Management
May 8, 2015

In the oil and gas industry, the workday of a Frac sand coordinator is fraught with logistical challenges. In a workplace where keeping the sand flowing and trucks moving are operational imperatives, the right tools and processes can help the coordin...

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5 Ways “Integrated” Solutions Deliver Transportation Network Stability

Dedicated Transportation, Network Design, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
May 7, 2015

If you’re a transportation manager today then you’re faced with a shortage of drivers, stringent regulations, capacity constraints and the need to keep costs down. So how do you meet these challenges head on and still maintain a high-performing t...

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Streamlining Cross-Border Distribution into Mexico for Pilot Pen

Consumer Goods, Cross Docking, Supply Chain, Transportation Management, Warehousing & Distribution Management
May 5, 2015

With trade volumes up between the U.S, Canada and Mexico, opportunities have never been better for retailers to streamline their cross-border distribution strategies. The benefits are appealing, including lower transportation costs, shorter cycle and...

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6 Tips to Plug Leaks in Your Transportation Network

Transportation Management
April 13, 2015

Managing a transportation network is a complex, yet vital, task. Network performance “leakage” can deplete resources and lead to unexpected budgeting issues. By understanding the performance of a network’s key indicators and fundamental cost dr...

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Royal Building enhances Operation with Dedicated Transportation

Dedicated Transportation, Deliver on-time, Fleet Management, Transportation Management
April 10, 2015

With 23 manufacturing locations in the U.S. and Canada, Royal Building Products (a division of Axiall Corporation) serves dealers, distributors and builders with a growing line of building products – and has been doing so for nearly 50 years.  Fro...

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Act Now To Reset Oil and Gas Carrier Charges

Oil and Gas, Transportation Management
March 11, 2015

As shippers in the oil and gas industry seek supply chain optimization, current conditions may provide a rare chance to negotiate better prices and reduce trucking costs. The cost of oil, and corresponding diesel prices, are at levels not seen in rec...

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FMCSA’s Proposal Will Protect Carriers, Drivers through Financial Responsibility

Safety & Environment, Transportation Management
March 9, 2015

In November, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced it was seeking comment from the public, liability insurance providers, motor carriers, brokers and freight forwarders on the financial impacts of revising minimum levels o...

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Sports or Logistics, Supply Chain Scorecards Define Winners

Retail, Supply Chain, Transportation Management, Warehousing & Distribution Management
March 5, 2015

In almost any sporting event, more points win. In supply chain, less cost wins. But just as the scoreboard reflects a game’s winner, and the total logistics cost disclosed in the annual report might identify supply chain winners, neither tells the ...

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