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Good Data Optimizes the Last Mile of Small Parcel Shipping

Good Data Optimizes the Last Mile of Small Parcel Shipping

The last mile is one of the most complex, costly, error-prone and least predictable links in the supply chain and can have a surprisingly significant impact on a company’s finances, operations and brand reputation. In this white paper, gain a deeper understanding of the last mile and how it can...[more]


Ryder – Voice of the Driver 2: Best Practices for Recruiting and Retention

Ryder – Voice of the Driver 2: Best Practices for Recruiting and Retention

For the past decade and a half, those who predicted the driver shortage have offered their advice on curbing the shortage. While an abundance of information like this exists, it lacks one of the main insights companies can use to overcome the shortage and high turnover – the voice of truck drivers....[more]


Overcoming the Truck Capacity Roadblock

Overcoming the Truck Capacity Roadblock

The truck capacity crunch, which is one of the top concerns of executives in 2018, is tightening its grip on the transportation industry. This is leaving many companies scrambling to meet the rising demands of their customers. In this report, you’ll learn why executives consider the capacity crunch...[more]


Ryder – Untangling the Complexities of efulfillment

Ryder – Untangling the Complexities of efulfillment

As consumers gain greater connectivity to retailers by means of e-commerce, their already high demands become increasingly challenging for businesses to meet. Until recently, order fulfillment was a simple function for supply chains. But with increasing expectations, the changing nature of order...[more]


Ryder and Conagra: LEAN Warehouses Simplify Complicated Distribution

Ryder and Conagra: LEAN Warehouses Simplify Complicated Distribution

Effectively addressing the issues of wide-ranging and complex distribution for companies that operate 24/7 in multiple locations throughout the U.S. takes a holistic and custom-made approach. This allows companies to standardize processes and increase efficiencies through continuous improvement....[more]


Overcoming the Amazon Effect and the Cost of Free Shipping

Overcoming the Amazon Effect and the Cost of Free Shipping

Driven by eCommerce, the shipping landscape is changing. Whether you are competing directly with Amazon in the eCommerce space, are a retailer, manufacturer or any company shipping parcels B2C or B2B you need to control your shipping costs, remain competitive, keep customers happy, and retain...[more]


How to open 45 depots in Mexico in under 30 days.

How to open 45 depots in Mexico in under 30 days.

Juniper Networks has a unique and fundamentally different way of looking at the challenges of the global network. They've developed and productized some of the most groundbreaking innovations across every aspect of networking technology. However, it had a more immediate challenge in early 2007:...[more]


Making Sure the Last (Cross-Border) Mile Doesn't Hurt Your Business

Making Sure the Last (Cross-Border) Mile Doesn't Hurt Your Business

Shippers responding to the ever-rising customer demand for lightning-fast fulfillment are finding the expense of getting goods delivered fast over the last mile to Canada is increasing. Without first putting in place operational protocols that make economic sense, shippers could be allowing their...[more]


Understanding Customs Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties

Understanding Customs Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties

Did you know that, according to Customs and Border Protection (CBP), roughly four percent of products entering the United States are subject to anti-dumping or countervailing duties (AD/CVD)?  This means, essentially, that the U.S. Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission...[more]


Proper Tariff Classification - A Vital Part of Customs Compliance

Proper Tariff Classification - A Vital Part of Customs Compliance

According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), tariff classification mistakes are a top cause of shipment clearance delays, as well as a red flag for a potential customs audit.  Every product entering or leaving the United States must be assigned a classification code, but assigning...[more]


Is Your Supply Chain Canada-Ready?

Is Your Supply Chain Canada-Ready?

Five Tips to Ensuring a Highly Effective Canadian Logistics Strategy[more]


Understanding the Freight Transportation Challenges of Mid-Market Shippers

Understanding the Freight Transportation Challenges of Mid-Market Shippers

Mid-market manufacturers and retailers share a number of urgent challenges, as they strive to manage their freight-transportation programs with maximum efficiency. They require a steady supply of capacity to get product to market, yet can’t dictate terms to carriers in the manner of their larger...[more]


Seven Steps to Export Success: Top Considerations Before Reaching Out to International Markets

Seven Steps to Export Success: Top Considerations Before Reaching Out to International Markets

Did you know that the biggest reason U.S. businesses fail in international markets is because they don’t do the required market research, or put together a comprehensive export strategy? Or that the top reason shipments are delayed at the border is because of missing or incomplete documentation?...[more]


Winning the Battle for eCommerce Last-Mile Excellence

Winning the Battle for eCommerce Last-Mile Excellence

Last mile logistics are the latest battleground as e-commerce shoppers continue to raise the stakes with regard to delivery and service expectations. Today’s e-commerce retailer must embrace the need to provide low cost -- preferably free -- shipping, highly flexible delivery options, advanced...[more]


Peak Volumes: Can Your Systems Handle The Pressure?

Peak Volumes: Can Your Systems Handle The Pressure?

Load-testing technology offers today's overworked logistics executive a powerful weapon in the fight against risk of supply chain disaster. As broader globalization, increased complexity, and shorter fulfillment times continue to increase pressure on supply chain operations, the range of possible...[more]


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