Tag Archives: Transportation Management

Why You Should Hire a Vet

Fleet Management, Supply Chain
January 24, 2013

The logistics industry is facing a significant talent shortage – from professional drivers to technicians, even logistics engineers. We continue to read about the significant impact of the driver and tech shortage on the industry. A recent surve...

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Top 10 Reasons Truck Accidents Happen: Know Them to Prevent Them

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Safety & Environment
January 22, 2013

Although many accidents that happen today are caused by improper driving, the underlying reasons are often preventable. Last year alone, there were over 500,000 large truck and commercial vehicle accidents. Commercial drivers who are well trained and...

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How the Energy & Utility Industries Achieve Best-In-Class Execution

Dedicated Transportation, Energy & Utilities, Industries, Supply Chain
January 9, 2013

Energy and utility companies are in a market driven by demanding performance requirements. For these companies, providing outstanding customer service, maintaining safety and controlling costs are requirements that must be met. What’s more, typical...

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Vehicle Inspection Checklist

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Maintenance
December 18, 2012

Are you finding it hard to map out a vehicle check? Even with regular maintenance, constantly checking your vehicles prevents losses from downtime and repairs. Pre-trip inspections take safety even further. Not only are post-trip inspection repor...

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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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The Prep Before the Storm – How Ryder Got Customers Ready for Hurricane Sandy

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Fuel Services, Industries, Retail, Supply Chain
November 16, 2012

The affects of Hurricane Sandy on the supply chain are still being felt now two weeks later. Some businesses are still working off of generators, while others are still trying to locate lost inventory. Some companies are ramping up a little quicker, ...

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Hurricane Sandy is Affecting Retail Supply Chains

Industries, Retail, Supply Chain
November 7, 2012

The effects of Hurricane Sandy are being felt up and down the East Coast, not only by families whose neighborhoods have been affected, but also by businesses. Ports are still closed and containers cannot arrive or have been lost. Warehouses are flood...

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Managing the Food & Beverage Supply Chain from Source to Shelf

Food & Beverage, Packaging, Supply Chain
October 25, 2012

With so many product SKU’s and greater competition, it’s as challenging as ever to deliver food and beverage products to retail shelves. Customers have high expectations for specialized products, and low prices have grocery retailers scrambling. ...

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