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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]


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]


Continuous Move Planning Applications for Logistics Efficiency

Continuous Move Planning Applications for Logistics Efficiency

Continuous move planning plays a significant role in the success of any company's truckload operations and has a direct impact on its bottom line. But understanding of applications of this concept and use of tools that can facilitate its implementation have been limited. This whitepaper draws on...[more]


The Changing Role of Logistics Service Providers

The Changing Role of Logistics Service Providers

Logistics providers discuss how they're adjusting to major changes brought about by concerns over the economy, shifts in trade policy, the complexities of the omnichannel, rising customer service demands, and the arrival of a new generation of supply-chain managers. Please CLICK HERE to...[more]


Eliminate Waste and Cut Costs with a LEAN Supply Chain

Eliminate Waste and Cut Costs with a LEAN Supply Chain

Ryder experts unveil the five leading principles for a LEAN supply chain, which leads to a culture of continuous improvement, increased efficiency and less waste. In the supply chain arena, creating a LEAN culture offers tremendous opportunities for companies seeking continuous, incremental gains...[more]


Streamlining Your Freight With an Integrated Transportation Network

Streamlining Your Freight With an Integrated Transportation Network

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 holding your business back. When it comes to...[more]


Meeting Your Customers' Needs Begins With an Efficient Supply Chain

Meeting Your Customers’ Needs Begins With an Efficient Supply Chain

When it comes to your retail supply chain, understanding the trends regarding nearshoring, warehouse strategies, omni-channel fulfillment, M&A activity, and sustainability initiatives, could be the difference between your having the hottest items in stock or your customers going to a...[more]


Private Fleet vs. Dedicated

Private Fleet vs. Dedicated

Having the right fleet for your business can give you an advantage over the competition and lower transportation costs. The question is: Should that fleet be private or dedicated. Learn how you can answer that in this report. Please CLICK HERE to download the whitepaper.[more]


The Next Wave - Where Disruption and Supply Chain Innovation Converge

The Next Wave – Where Disruption and Supply Chain Innovation Converge

Over regulation, talent shortages, shifting consumer behavior, and changing technology are some of the disruptors that keep CEOs up at night. But is disruption always bad? Disruption forces us to change the way we think or behave or even do business, because it makes us look at things in a whole...[more]


Delivering on the Customer Promise

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]


LTL Secrets Revealed: How Small Shippers Use Collaborative Strategies to Reduce High LTL Costs

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 shippers are leveraging the matchmaking capabilities of 3PLs to create full truckloads stuffed with freight from multiple companies...[more]


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