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How Can Recommerce Benefit Your Supply Chain?

How Can Recommerce Benefit Your Supply Chain?

Priorities for global commerce and consumerism continue to evolve, and retail companies are turning to recommerce to reduce their carbon footprint while managing the cost of returns. Recommerce is a fast-growing service focused on reselling problem inventory to extract value from existing products and reduce the environmental impact of manufacturing and transportation. Companies spend an […]

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How to Manage Global Specialty Cargo Supply Chains

How to Manage Global Specialty Cargo Supply Chains

Not all cargo fits the traditional dock-to-dock standard delivery service. Some loads require specialized equipment and additional labor to perform the delivery and meet the customer’s expectations. Shippers in this situation may overlook the unique experience of a van line carrier, some of which are best known for moving household goods. Van line carriers have […]

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Supply Chain Checklist for a COVID-19 World

While the uptick in revenue from online sales during the pandemic has been positive, shippers still face ongoing challenges acquiring raw materials and tackling last mile delivery. Companies are now in a position where they need to hedge against having too much inventory and working capital tied up, while seeking the necessary agility and resilience […]

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How to Manage LTL Spend with a TMS

How to Manage LTL Spend with a TMS

If you don’t know how much your company spends on LTL shipments, you’re not alone. Because of the complex nature of LTL moves and the complicated pricing structure, you may be paying more than you need to and leaving margin dollars on the table. For small to mid-size companies that ship LTL several times a […]

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How to Use Expedited Service For Painless Shipping to Mexico

How to Use Expedited Service For Painless Shipping to Mexico

As the second-largest economy in Latin America, Mexico has long been a destination for economic opportunity. For U.S. companies, cross-border regulations, varying border operating hours, and differing procedures for both import and export may complicate shipping and cause significant supply chain delays. One way to manage the complexity is by using an expedited carrier. With […]

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How to Build a Supply Chain Based on Speed to the Midwest

How to Build a Supply Chain Based on Speed to the Midwest

While companies look to technology for a competitive advantage in their supply chains, geography is an often-overlooked factor. A supply chain built on speed to the Midwest can boost efficiency and lower operating costs across a variety of industry sectors. Midwest logistics hubs are typically within a day’s drive of more than half the U.S. […]

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How to Prioritize and Select Logistics Technology – SEKO Logistics

How to Prioritize and Select Logistics Technology – SEKO Logistics

Technology is the backbone of today’s logistics systems, and shippers want to make the right choices for mission-critical systems. One key question is when to outsource technology development vs. managing it with in-house resources. It can be challenging to secure internal information technology staff to focus on developing and implementing essential functions such as transportation […]

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