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Navigating the Roadblocks of Personnel Misclassification Navigating the Roadblocks of Personnel Misclassification
Over the last few decades, international trade has exploded, driven in large part by tremendous improvements in efficiency and transportation cost reductions related to the... »

Retail Copes With Changes Taking Place in Every Aspect of the Industry Retail Copes With Changes Taking Place in Every Aspect of the Industry
Leaders have to be nimble and agile if they are to keep on top of the evolution, particularly in the technology arena, that is roiling their vertical.

Ready-to-Please 3PL Wins Ready-to-Assemble Furniture Business Ready-to-Please 3PL Wins Ready-to-Assemble Furniture Business
Just as complacency will kill a relationship, collaboration, cooperation and comprehensive services can make one successful for all parties.

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... »

How Green Freight Policy Benefits Your Company
Achieving a sustainable freight transportation system requires data capture, appropriate metrics and 'smart' analysis, says Elena Craft, EDF senior scientist. [Run Time... »

Challenges in Managing Freight Efficiency
Using EPA SmartWay-certified trucks has enabled Meijer to meet regulatory challenges, says Chris Schomberg, logistics manager for the grocery chain. [Run Time (Min.): 4:45]

Editors' Blog
Are Carriers Changing Their Minds on Megaships?
It takes a lot of time and energy to turn around one of those massive new containerships in mid-ocean. The same goes for reversing the assumptions that led to the... »

Freight Regulation and Profitability: Can We Strike a Balance?
Want to get a sense of how new federal regulations will affect transportation tomorrow? Look at California today.

New Truck-Monitoring Technology: It's Just Down the Road
Imagine a truck that "knows," while in transit, that it's about to experience a mechanical failure, how serious the problem is, what's required to fix it, and exactly where... »

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.

Truckstop.com Partners with MercuryGate, McLeod Software Truckstop.com Partners with MercuryGate, McLeod Software
LoadPay, the secure payment platform from Truckstop.com, has been integrated into the cloud-based transportation-management software of MercuryGate International Inc.

White Papers
LTL Secrets Revealed: How Small Shippers Use Collaborative Strategies to Reduce High LTL Costs
For years small to medium-sized shippers have endured the higher cost of LTL carriers because they lacked the volume to ship full truckloads.  Today, more lower-volume... »

Integrate Contract Packaging with Distribution Operations for Dramatic Savings
CPG companies can reduce supply chain costs dramatically by integrating final packaging into existing distribution operations and entrusting the packaging function to the... »

Five Ways a TMS Solution Adds Value to Any Shipping Organization
Approval for any logistics IT solution implementation requires the support of stakeholders from outside of transportation/supply chain management - like finance, IT and... »

Podcasts
When Will We See Self-Driving Trucks? When Will We See Self-Driving Trucks?
The age of the driverless commercial truck is coming. It's just a question of when.

How Radically New Materials Will Impact Transportation How Radically New Materials Will Impact Transportation
Up in the sky - it's a solar-powered plane! But what does it mean for the sustainability of the commercial transportation sector?

Will We See the 'Uberization' of Logistics? Will We See the 'Uberization' of Logistics?
The ride-sharing service Uber is threatening to disrupt, if not dismantle, the taxi business. Will it do the same to the package-delivery sector?

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... »

How to Reduce LTL Freight Costs and Improve Service
Challenge: Dock scheduling, warehouse management, visibility and reporting. Client warehouse and co-packing facilities created disruptions thus increasing costs. Shipment... »

Long-Term Transportation Management Partnership Saves Client Millions
Challenge: Wide transportation footprint; Different ERP systems across multiple platforms; Gaps in existing transportation network; Maintain core competency of... »

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