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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]


Ryder Smart Warehouses Transform the Digital Supply Chain

Ryder Smart Warehouses Transform the Digital Supply Chain

The groundwork for the warehouse of the future is in place. Powered by the digital supply chain, tomorrow’s warehouse relies on a strategic mix of innovative technology to deliver end-to-end execution, control, and agility. See how Ryder is using innovative technologies to build smart warehouses...[more]


Ryder – Delivering on the Customer Promise

Ryder – Delivering on the Customer Promise

In today’s supply chain landscape, companies are faced with mounting challenges such as new technology, changing regulations, talent shortages, and infrastructure bottlenecks, while trying to satisfy the increasing demands of digitally savvy customers. These challenges have caused more complexities...[more]


The “Now Economy” and Your Supply Chain

The “Now Economy” and Your Supply Chain

In order to fulfill consumer demands and keep up with the e-commerce phenomenon known as the “Amazon Effect,” supply chain managers are forced to adjust strategies so they won’t lose loyal customers – or even worse, their business.  Technology advancements over the past 20 years have given...[more]


Transportation Optimization Network Special Report

Transportation Optimization Network Special Report

Businesses are faced with several challenges when it comes to moving freight. From the driver shortage to capacity constraints to increased shipment costs and a nearly 100% active truck utilization, not having an optimized transportation network could be holding your business back. When it comes to...[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]


The Art of Inbound: 11 Ways to Save Money and Increase Efficiencies on Your Inbound Freight

The Art of Inbound: 11 Ways to Save Money and Increase Efficiencies on Your Inbound Freight

Traditionally inbound shipping costs and operations have been a challenge to control. Most companies have not developed a comprehensive strategy to manage their inbound freight. Shipments arrive from their suppliers without a plan to drive the lowest shipping and unloading costs, or to consolidate...[more]


The Complete Buyer’s Guide to Transportation Management Systems: The 12 Must-Ask Questions You Need Answered First

The Complete Buyer’s Guide to Transportation Management Systems: The 12 Must-Ask Questions You Need Answered First

A TMS can be the solution for any supply chain. TMS’s have become essential tools for managing the challenges that come with shipping freight. The right TMS must integrate with your existing ERP system and offer valuable insights into tangible ways to reduce your freight spend, improve your...[more]


How Shippers Can Beat the Tech Jitters and Choose a Winning Supply-Chain Partner

How Shippers Can Beat the Tech Jitters and Choose a Winning Supply-Chain Partner

Whether you’re in the business of retail, CPG, food and beverage or manufacturing, logistics technology probably isn’t your main field of expertise, and it shouldn’t have to be. First and foremost, choosing the right transportation technology partner involves being able to understand the services...[more]


Why Retailers Need to Take a More Holistic Approach to Improving Supply Chain Efficiency

Why Retailers Need to Take a More Holistic Approach to Improving Supply Chain Efficiency

Supply chain managers’ traditional focus on increasing efficiency by reducing costs, for example on transactional line items such as freight rates, is no longer delivering significant benefits. However, an innovative transportation management partner can deliver ground-breaking ways to increase...[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]


Transportation Management Benchmark Survey

Transportation Management Benchmark Survey

What are the market conditions and key elements that make for transportation management success? The objective of this Descartes benchmark study was not only to identify the key trends impacting shippers and logistics service providers (LSPs), but to examine their practices and compare their...[more]


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