Value Added Services

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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Trucking Industry Celebrates Those Behind the Wheel During Driver Appreciation Week

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Value Added Services
September 14, 2015

Drivers are the lifeblood of the transportation and logistics industry. They spend their days driving across town or across the country, or nights carrying loads to fuel our vehicles, restock store shelves and deliver other critical goods. Even inter...

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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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Do You Have Best in Class Service Providers?

Deliver on-time, Fleet Management, Maintenance, Value Added Services
February 6, 2015

It’s easy for a service provider to say they’re providing top-notch service. But the true measure of best in class service performance is looking at areas like downtime, estimate-invoice mismatches, comebacks, responsiveness to your requests and ...

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Logistics of the big game

Consumer Goods, Deliver on-time, Food & Beverage, Supply Chain, Value Added Services
January 30, 2015

Planning and executing the biggest sporting event of the year On February 1, more than 115 million people in the United States will watch the ‘biggest football game of the year’.  In Glendale, Arizona, the land around the University of Phoenix ...

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Getting Fresh Vegetables from Source to Shelf Quickly and Safely …

Consumer Goods, Food & Beverage, Packaging, Supply Chain, Value Added Services, Warehousing & Distribution Management
August 11, 2014

What You Need to Know about Visibility, Packaging, Refrigeration and Transportation Getting quality vegetables from source to shelf without compromising safety or quality can be a tough challenge. Especially as pressure to protect the safety of the ...

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5 tips for cultivating talent & driving excellence in a lean environment

Lean Guiding Principles, Supply Chain, Value Added Services, Warehousing & Distribution Management
July 10, 2014

The key to a successful Lean transformation: we journey as far as our people take us A brief recap In my last two posts, I recounted the journey of an automotive retail customer in crisis. Struggling with spiraling customer complaints, safet...

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Five Tips For Keeping the Commitment to Sustaining Lean Strong

Automotive, Industrial Manufacturing, Lean Guiding Principles, Supply Chain, Value Added Services
July 3, 2014

Most companies that implement Lean programs understand the value a Lean culture can bring. As a result, Lean initiatives typically launch with great fanfare and management support. As early successes rack up, enthusiasm runs high and engagement is st...

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What Happens When You Talk About Corporate Sustainability?

Supply Chain, Sustainability, Value Added Services
June 24, 2014

They say it takes a village to get anything meaningful done. We can’t rely solely on public policy and nation states to drive change because laws and policies can only go so far. Accelerating transformation means actively engaging both the public a...

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How to Boost Supply Chain Efficiency with a Plan for Every Part Program

Origin/Destination Services, Supply Chain, Value Added Services
June 17, 2014

It’s no secret that companies are improving supply chain efficiency through Lean manufacturing, and by streamlining material flows and reducing inventory. However, many still overlook a key area: Lean material handling systems that tightly link pur...

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