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Hey Pallet Geeks! Which Pallet Type is Best for You?

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This whitepaper discusses the functionality characteristics of two wood-based pallet types, but are made from distinctive processes. The pallets are compared for use in one-way shipping include; the innovative 48" x 40" Engineered Molded Wood pallet made with high heat and pressure and the established 48" x 40" GMA-Style pallet made from wood slats and nails. Learn how pallet strength, stiffness and other functionality characteristics impact supply chain efficiencies.

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Overcoming the Talent Gap in Transportation

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Research suggests the potential for a truck driver shortage of 96,000 by 2020. While raising wages is often presented as a solution – at least until automated vehicles reach commercial viability – the challenge is complex and requires a multi-faceted approach that goes beyond higher wages and signing bonuses. In this paper DHL Supply Chain offers three solutions that can make a difference.

Is Your Business Falling Behind in the Parcel Shipping Race?

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Fast and free shipping is the new normal in e-commerce, and Amazon continues to set the pace. How can you keep up? Find the answers in Pierbridge’s latest free e-book: “It Takes an Enterprise to Control Parcel Spending.” Download today to learn how Parcel TMS software can help your business control costs by:

  • Improving parcel planning with an enterprise software approach.
  • Shipping with total control.
  • Utilizing advanced analytics to normalize and store information to gain a complete picture of transportation activity.
  • and more.

4 Key Supply Chain Agility Benefits

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Agility is King in today’s supply chain. Every function in your end-to-end supply chain flourishes when agility is present. Without it, you won’t be able to efficiently lower risk, respond to demand, or reduce costs. Easy concept in theory, but difficult to execute on a consistent basis. Download our eBook today to discover the 4 key benefits behind enabling supply chain agility and how it can be used to manage your global supply chain

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Supply Chain Visibility 

Listed in: Logistics IT, Supply Chain Visibility

The emergence of supply chain software providers in the cloud that span the entire supply chain is happening now. This shift will provide the smaller hard goods manufacturers and distributors more efficient and collaborative supply chains which ultimately lower cost and increase profitability.

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Inbound Terms Conversion Best Practices

Listed in: Financial Services, Transportation

Many companies remain unaware of just how much their inbound freight costs them because these charges are “buried” in the prices they pay for the goods. “Collect” payment terms allow companies to pay for their own inbound transportation costs rather than their vendors. This not only gives a company greater control over their network—often resulting in greater visibility, tracking, and monitoring—but is frequently more cost-effective as well. For details, download this free whitepaper.

Supply Chain Visibility: Illuminating the Path to Responsive and Agile Operations

Listed in: Logistics IT, Supply Chain Visibility

Supply chain visibility is not an end, but a tool. It is the means to achieving true supply chain effectiveness, agility and ultimately, corporate profitability. The purpose of this paper is to take a step back and look at what visibility really means in supply chain operations, what it can do for you and the conditions needed to achieve it. Using real-world case studies, you will also see how true visibility leverages integrated, active and agile technology to enable continuous, real-time decision-making.

 The Right ELD

Listed in: Trucking

With the ELD mandate now in place, do you know which device is right for you? This eBook explores the top concerns fleet managers face today and how to not only comply, but also drive profitability when deciding on an ELD device. Topics include evaluating and choosing the right ELD, driver training, ELD installation, reliability and security, and more.

Do "Favored Shippers" Really Receive Better Pricing and Service? 

Listed in: Transportation, Trucking-TL

Anecdotal evidence and some qualitative research suggests that "favored shippers"—companies for which carriers prefer to haul freight—obtain better pricing and service. But do they? In this paper, Iowa State University researchers explain h, ow they sought to understand the voice of U.S. truckload carriers, how they quantitatively measured the effects of "favored shipper" characteristics on transportation costs, and what characteristics actually make shippers favored in the transportation marketplace.

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January 2018

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Sponsor Spotlight

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2018 Logistics Planner Cover

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2018 Logistics Planner

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Top 100 3PL Providers

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