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Legislation Required Before Drone Delivery Can Really Take Off Legislation Required Before Drone Delivery Can Really Take Off
From a technology perspective, the capabilities of drones are improving day by day - advancements in autonomous piloting, "sense and aware" technologies and increased battery... »

It's Time to Renew Your Freight Broker Bond It's Time to Renew Your Freight Broker Bond
Since the changes in the freight broker bond requirements introduced by the MAP-21 legislation back in 2013, autumn has turned into the bond renewal season for the freight... »

Be Mindful That Changes in Brand, Business Alignment or Marketing Strategy Affect Distributors Be Mindful That Changes in Brand, Business Alignment or Marketing Strategy Affect Distributors
When a supplier makes a major change to its corporate structure, brand name, and/or go-to-market strategy, the implications for its distributor base can be significant. In... »

Videos
Transportation Procurement: Problems & Predictions
Shanon, Vice President, Product Management, MercuryGate, details how the automated freight-bid process benefits carriers and shippers -- and why it's not always about the... »

What Does the New Customer Want?
Pablo Godoy, CEO of driv.in, discusses how to meet the high expectations of the 'new customer' that consumer whose wants have been formed by social media. [Run Time (Min.):... »

Supply Chain Velocity: Why the U.S.-Canada Border Works
Newcomers to U.S.-Canada trade, the world's largest commercial partnership, need quality brokers, forwarders and logistics partners, say Georges Lemieux, Consul & Sr.... »

Editors' Blog
Walmart Shrinks Delivery Window; Turns Up Pressure on Suppliers
The requirements for being a supplier of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. just keep getting tougher.

Fast and Free: Can Smaller Online Retailers Meet Consumers' Delivery Demands?
Amazon.com can meet e-commerce shoppers' demand for both fast and free delivery. But what about its smaller rivals?

In E-Commerce, Who Pays for 'Free' Shipping?
In the world of e-commerce, "free" shipping isn't really free. The question is, who pays for it?

Webinars
Designing a Transportation Network to Support Your Supply Chain: Balancing the Shift in Power Between Shippers and Carriers Designing a Transportation Network to Support Your Supply Chain: Balancing the Shift in Power Between Shippers and Carriers
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR When it comes to moving goods, having an optimized transportation network can be a competitive advantage for your supply chain. The transportation... »

  News
Does Robust Trade in Used Class 8 Trucks Signal Shift Away From New Ones? Does Robust Trade in Used Class 8 Trucks Signal Shift Away From New Ones?
Used Class 8 truck same-dealer sales volumes continued to show volatility in August, yet remained on a positive trend, including a 19 percent increase over July.

TQL Opens New Offices in Missouri, Arizona
Total Quality Logistics, a nationwide freight brokerage, is opening offices in Missouri and Arizona.

Maersk Separates Struggling Shipping, Energy Operations Into Separate Companies
Danish shipping and oil conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk plans to separate its businesses into transport and energy divisions in a bid to better tackle the problems facing its... »

White Papers
Going Global - Are You Ready?
It's the best of times to take your business global. It's the worst of times to take your business global. With apologies to Charles Dickens, we are living in roilingly... »

What Arrives in L.A. stays in L.A.: DC Bypass Strategies that Leverage the Largest U.S. Gateway
As a majority of retail products are sourced in Asia and arrive at West Coast ports, mid-tier retailers who rely exclusively on centralized distribution centers may be... »

U.S. Exporters Can Benefit From Multiple State/Federal - and Canadian - Incentives and Resources
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, "lack of awareness" is a leading reason why many businesses choose not to explore export opportunities. In... »

Podcasts
How Pratt & Whitney Is Doubling Jet Engine Production in Five Years How Pratt & Whitney Is Doubling Jet Engine Production in Five Years
The aerospace giant Pratt & Whitney plans to double production of a new and innovative jet engine by 2020. Proper supply-chain management will play a huge role in the success... »

Customs Automation Is Finally Happening. Really! Customs Automation Is Finally Happening. Really!
After years of delay, the automation of importer filings, involving multiple government agencies, is upon us. Say hello to the "Single Window."

How to Beat the UPS and FedEx Price Increases How to Beat the UPS and FedEx Price Increases
The imposition by UPS and FedEx of dimensional weight pricing on all ground shipments is bound to raise the price of moving parcels and packages. But there are ways that... »

Supplier Case Studies
Diversified Services Provider Saves $15,000 Monthly with MacroPoint
Challenge: Our client, a family of distinct but related businesses involved in a variety of services such as recycling, material handling, and equipment sales, found that 95... »

Robust Engineering and Planning Prove Vital to Redesigned Car Launch
Challenge: A U.S. automotive OEM customer's redesign of one of its car models required Comprehensive Logistics to re-engineer our 640,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing-support... »

GENCO Optimizes Large Retailer's Returns Process
Challenge: A large retailer needed an efficient and cost-effective way to handle products returning from stores into the reverse-logistics channel. The company was searching... »

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