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Ocean Spray Teams Up With Uber Freight to Create a Refreshingly Simple Supply Chain

Ocean Spray, a fruit juice, snacks, and sauce retailer, has teamed up with Uber Freight to streamline and improve the transportation of its goods.  The company, comprised of more than 700 family-owned farms, decided to partner with the transportation service provider in an effort to stay ahead of industry trends and better serve its customers. […]

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The Road to Route Planning

Customers in the digital era expect deliveries to be reliable, fast, and transparent; they want to be able to track a delivery, even when it takes only a few hours to reach them. Route planning can help meet this demand. Many businesses employ route-planning systems to gain a competitive advantage. These digital tools consider products, […]

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IN BRIEF: New Services & Solutions-July 2019

Products Rite-Hite‘s new wall-mount light/fan combines the Rite-Lite LED Dock Light with the CoolMan® 2800 Trailer Fan to provide loading dock workers with more visibility and heat relief inside trailers. The Rite-Lite dock light uses six high-intensity LEDs while the CoolMan 2800 trailer fan has a telescoping arm which can be raised, lowered, and extended. […]

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SAP Requests an Uber

SAP Requests an Uber

With a goal to modernize freight transportation through intelligent process automation and better access to a network of connected and reliable drivers, SAP SE and Uber Freight have teamed up. The integration of Uber Freight into the SAP Logistics Business Network will let customers access transportation rates from Uber’s digitally activated carrier network and gain […]

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Steve Barber

Identifying the Role of Technology in Managed Transportation Services – Transplace

Q: What’s the current state of technology within managed transportation services? A: Growing expectations from consumers and the "Amazon effect" continue to put pressure on today’s supply chains to provide minute-by-minute location updates as goods are delivered directly to the doorstep of a customer within days or even hours. To successfully navigate this increasingly challenging […]

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