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Understanding Dock Scheduling

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This white paper's objective is to help industry professionals understand the basics of dock scheduling, supported by real industry case studies. It will help you assess whether you need a dock scheduling system, identify your potential cost savings, determine where to start, and evaluate which solution is best for your business. You will also find a comparative table for an easy comparison between different types of dock scheduling systems versus their criteria and benefits.

Examination of an Inbound Web Portal

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Regardless of the size of a business, everyone is looking to save money and streamline processes. However, often companies overlook the cost of their supply chain, particularly their inbound transportation. Inbound web portals have the ability to bring several companies together in one place to share accurate and necessary information and provide an opportunity for business-to-business growth. Overall, each component of the supply chain—whether it is customers, 3PL providers, carriers or vendors—can reap the rewards of reduced costs, advanced visibility, improved reliability and increased savings.

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Global Forwarding: Biggest, Fastest Savings

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It’s mission critical to optimize efficiencies and savings while moving freight around the world. Where can you get the biggest savings in international shipping with the least effort? Start here, by reading this new white paper detailing: How to get more use out of available space with cargo consolidation; How to estimate exposure and manage cargo risk; Why understanding Incoterms®, free trade agreements, and ACE may lead to savings and efficiency improvements, and more.

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Ryder and Apple Valley Creamery: Big results for small business

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We know small business owners wear many hats. Fleet manager should not be one of them. By collaborating with Ryder, Apple Valley Creamery got the backing of a large company, giving them reliable trucks they can count on to deliver their fresh products to customers. For a small business, having predictable costs with service you can count on gives you the confidence your customers’ demands will be met. Learn how this partnership give Apple Valley just that.

Should Your E-Commerce Website Offer Free Shipping?

Listed in: 3PL, Retail Logistics

As much as people enjoy the convenience of being able to shop online, most don't want to wait long or spend much to get their goods delivered. Amazon and other big box retailers have created an environment where free, quick shipping is now the norm. Shipping is a factor for any online retailer, and approaching it in the wrong way may end up costing you.

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Five Ways a TMS Solution Adds Value to Any Shipping Organization

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The business case for supply chain logistics software is compelling to every stakeholder if properly communicated. Download this complimentary eBook which provides five iron-clad arguments in favor of implementing a TMS platform with optimizer tools and private fleet management capabilities. Use these simple, yet effective arguments to build a winning business case for TMS in your organization.

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Mexico: The New Industrial 'Nearshore' Special Report

Listed in: Global Logistics, Global Trade

For more than a generation, China was the destination of choice for offshore industrial manufacturing due to an abundant, low-cost labor pool, cheap oil, and low production costs. But that's changed. Rising wages and real estate costs in China, increases in oil prices, the delays inherent to transpacific shipping, and even shutdowns and logjams at U.S. seaports forced some manufacturers to look elsewhere. They turned to Mexico, a market that is the third-largest U.S. trade partner.

Bridging the Gap: The Role of Retail 3PLs in the Journey to “Shopping Redefined”

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Are you omni-channel ready? Learn why retail 3PLs are uniquely positioned to help retailers bridge the gap to an omni-channel shopping environment with their expertise in these key capabilities: inventory visibility; optimized fulfillment; and perfect packing.

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7 Critical Mistakes Shippers Make When Negotiating Transportation and Logistics Contracts

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Master the fine art of negotiating transportation and logistics contracts. Download this whitepaper to learn the seven critical mistakes shippers make and how to avoid them. Do it right and you can create a strong strategic alliance that will yield financial rewards and exceptional service and support for the long term.

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January 2016 Cover

Full Digital Issue

January 2016

(345 pages • 85.1 MB PDF)

2016 Logistics Planner Cover

Digital Edition

2016 Logistics Planner

(140 pages • 32.3 MB PDF)

Top 100 3PL Providers Cover

Digital Edition

Top 100 3PL Providers

(6 pages • 0.54 MB PDF)