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Don’t let Brake Safety Week Break Your Supply Chain

Monday, August 16, 2021

Don’t let Brake Safety Week Break Your Supply Chain CVSA Brake Safety Week August 22-28 We pride ourselves on the safe service that we are able to provide to our customers. Safety is first in our mission statement and our priority. This commitment is why we support the diligent efforts of the Commercial Vehicle Safety […]

The Top Economic Indicators Influencing Logistics Success

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Economic indicators are used to predict future trends in many industries, and they directly influence how and when businesses and consumers spend money. The logistics industry is no different. Information about the economy can help predict increases or decreases in manufacturing, which influences the number of truckloads of products being moved. The health of the […]

3 Common Misconceptions About Chemical Logistics

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Chemical logistics represent a large part of the nation’s trucking sector. In 2015, the National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) announced the results of research they had conducted to learn about the size and impact of the tank truck industry within the US. The results highlight the importance of this industry as one of the most […]

3PL, 4PL, LLP…What’s What & Which Is Better for You

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Many options exist for supply chain management professionals as they determine what logistics services their business needs, and which logistics partner is the best fit for their organization. Determining the right fit for your organization means navigating through the (sometimes) complex language and structure of logistics providers and then determining what they truly can and […]

Trends in Logistics: Solutions for Actively Managing Capacity Challenges

Thursday, April 14, 2016

One challenge in the transportation sector at the moment is the issue of capacity. According to FTR’s latest findings, active truck utilization is already at 96%; as the economy grows, businesses require additional transportation solutions, requiring more trucks and drivers to move the products needed for consumers. Yet, this increase in demand doesn’t necessarily mean […]

The 5 Key Components to Consider When Selecting Your Logistics Partner

Thursday, February 25, 2016

What determines your best choice for a logistics partner? Is it their reputation? Their safety rating? What makes your logistics partner stand out from the competition? Factors such as reputation, safety record and pricing warrant serious consideration, but what key components need to be analyzed to determine the best solution – one that is economical, […]

How To Increase Efficiency In Your Logistics Process

Friday, June 26, 2015

The following is an excerpt from our white paper The Design of Logistics: Eliminating Costs to Strengthen Your Competitive Position. As the owner or manager of a business with significant logistics operations, you’re always looking for ways to control costs and enhance productivity. While this is no easy task steps can be taken to simplify […]

3 Key Reasons Outsourcing Logistics is Expected to Grow

Friday, March 20, 2015

Outsourcing logistics management has been on the rise for the past few years, and the trend is expected to continue through 2015. According to the 2015 Third Party Logistics (3PL) study by Capgemini Consulting and partners, 67% of shippers indicate that they plan to increase their use of outsourced logistics. A whopping 92% of 3PL […]

Is Your 3PL Valuable to Your Business?

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Are you facing a bad shipping situation? Has a delivery been delayed? Is it late, and the material you’re sending needs to be there in just a day or two? Do you have materials with multiple shipping needs, and a lot of company uncertainty about how to fulfill the orders? In an age of economic […]

Optimizing 3PL Relationships

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

The 3PL is an increasingly important part of key manufacturing and retail sectors, and business is going very well. A 2014 study by Capgemini consulting found strongly positive statistics for many aspects of the 3PL/customer (or “shipper”) relationship. The survey found that logistics costs were reduced by 11%, inventory costs were reduced by 6%, and […]

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