Adapters Win in the Multi-Modal, Omni-Channel Fast Lane

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July 13, 2016 | By Rick Brumett Tags: Trucking, Lean, Transportation, Logistics, Technology , Supply Chain In today’s digital supply chain era, market-leading shippers in North America are racing to adapt to the growing need for the speed, choice, precision, agility and visibility required to satisfy end customers. Responding to […]

Leveraging Your Routing Guide – Inbound Logistics

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January 17, 2017 Tags: 3PL, Trucking, Transportation, Logistics, Technology , Third-Party Logistics, Supply Chain A routing guide plays an important role in setting the strategy for carrier selection. It is essentially a shipper’s guide to choosing a carrier to move a particular shipment. While there are many forms of routing […]

H.O.W. | How to Manage Your Carrier Relationships After the ELD Mandate

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November 18, 2017 Tags: Trucking, Legislation, Public Policy, and Regulations, Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain As the mid-December deadline approaches for the implementation of the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate for most commercial truck drivers, shippers are, not surprisingly, worried about how it will affect their supply chain capacity. Under Federal […]

How to Navigate the Driver Shortage

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December 15, 2017 | By Lawrence Catanzaro and Tony Fricchione Tags: Trucking, Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain The industry’s driver shortage is no secret. About 100,000 seats need to be filled at a time when the pipeline for new drivers is getting thinner. But what’s the practical impact on shippers as […]

Capacity Crunch – Inbound Logistics

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January 31, 2018 | By Mike Finn Tags: Trucking, Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain Mike Finn is senior vice president of Transportation, Kenco The perfect storm is here: between the back-to-back hurricanes of 2017, the (ELD) mandate going into effect, and the ongoing driver shortage crisis, the transportation industry is experiencing […]

2018 Trucking Perspectives – Inbound Logistics

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September 14, 2018 | By Merrill Douglas Tags: Trucking, Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain Insights collected through Inbound Logistics’ exclusive annual survey of shippers and truckers find the industry’s most significant trends and challenges. Getting a truck when you need one, and not paying too much for that service, remain two […]

2019 Trucking Perspectives – Inbound Logistics

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September 17, 2019 | By Merrill Douglas Tags: Trucking, Transportation, Supply Chain Inbound Logistics’ exclusive survey of shippers and truckers reveals where the wind is blowing in the trucking industry today. If you’ve heard the trucking capacity crunch has eased in 2019, you’ll find evidence to support that idea in […]

Scale to Meet Your Needs

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January 31, 2020 | By Jake McLeod Tags: Trucking, Transportation Management Systems (TMS), Global Economy Now more than ever before, shippers should consider working with an experienced managed transportation service provider that has a large, dedicated network of carrier partners. As the New Year’s Eve ball drops, so do the […]

Ship More, Pay Less: Controlling Transportation Costs

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January 31, 2020 | By Merrill Douglas Tags: Trucking, Transportation Management Systems (TMS), Transportation Better matching demand to supply and adjusting contracts, tendering, and invoice auditing strategies can help control transportation costs when rates are on the rise. Prices for freight and parcel transportation look ready to rise in 2020. […]

2021 Trucking Perspectives – Inbound Logistics

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September 11, 2021 | By Merrill Douglas Tags: Trucking, Partnership, Transportation Through its exclusive annual survey of motor carriers and shippers, Inbound Logistics offers a picture of the trucking industry in an economy distorted by supply chain disruptions. Remember the start of 2021, when we thought COVID-19 vaccines would signal […]

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