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Category: Transportation

Enhancing Container Visibility

Also listed in: 3PL, Supply Chain Visibility

To increase savings, business leaders must concentrate on the total cost of the supply chain, rather than just transportation prices. The right company acts like a business partner and takes into consideration transportation, operations and inventory costs to help a network operate more efficiently. What is your transportation and logistics provider doing for you? What should they be doing?

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The Logistics Transport Evolution: The Road Ahead

Also listed in: Trucking

Now more than ever, ground transportation is a strategic component of business success as seen by respondents to a worldwide survey conducted by DHL Supply Chain. Three quarters of companies surveyed indicated that investing in improving ground transportation will positively impact their sales, and they are willing to pay for and partner with 3PLs for value-added services that can show a measurable ROI.

Why Monitor the Container Freight Market All Year Round?

Also listed in: Ocean

If you monitor the container freight market only in the RFP season, you’re doing it all wrong. Watch this webinar and learn what you should really focus on to instantly gain a competitive advantage. You’ll learn how to stay ahead of the market and not miss out on opportunities by monitoring the market only in the RFP period; how to make sure your cargo is not at risk of being short shipped; how to implement monitoring strategies, shown live on the Far East to North Europe trade lane; and how to derive useful and actionable information from real-time freight rate data.

Carrier Snapshot Report 

Also listed in: Trucking

In September 2018 Convoy surveyed over 650 small and mid-sized trucking companies across the United States to collect a snapshot of the industry. Read the highlights to learn how you can optimize your supply chain to be a Shipper of Choice with carriers. 

Navigating the New Trucking Landscape

Also listed in: Trucking

Shippers are up against serious challenges in 2018. Numerous factors are combining to make it difficult for manufacturers and retailers to achieve the increased volume, speed and accuracy demanded by our booming economy. Put simply, constrained capacity has turned transportation into a pain point for many shippers. It's a story we’ve heard before, but this time it's worse than ever. The goal of this White Paper is to not only provide a deeper understanding of the causes of the situation, but also to outline ideas you can apply to your own logistics operation. With a fresh perspective and new information, you'll be able to propose and implement solutions that can turn the situation around, and even contribute to supply chain efficiencies in areas beyond transportation alone.

5 Tips for Improving U.S./Canadian Border Clearance Efficiency 

Also listed in: Canada Logistics

Download this new whitepaper  to learn about:

Underestimating Border Clearance Processes.  The border customs requirements and mandates have been streamlined and simplified in recent years so many businesses assume it can’t be that complicated…until they realize even a small mistake can lead to big delays.

The Most Common Mistakes. Misclassification of goods is among the top reasons for delays. Examples include: Miscalculating the shipment worth, misstating the shipment origin, and misclassifying the shipment tariff.

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The Correlation Between Service And Savings In The Supply Chain

Also listed in: 3PL

To increase savings, business leaders must concentrate on the total cost of the supply chain, rather than just transportation prices. The right company acts like a business partner and takes into consideration transportation, operations and inventory costs to help a network operate more efficiently. What is your transportation and logistics provider doing for you? What should they be doing?

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Generate and Communicate Actionable Visibility Data for Shippers and Receivers

Also listed in: Supply Chain Visibility

Today’s shippers and receivers are being challenged to navigate increasingly complex supply chains more efficiently. To succeed, they need the ability to view, analyze, predict and communicate the status of shipments in real time.As a result, supply chain visibility functionality has emerged as an industry requirement.

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Digital Editions

July 2018 Cover

Full Digital Issue

July 2018

(276 pages • 56.5 MB PDF)

January 2018 Cover

Full Digital Issue

January 2018

(436 pages • 74 MB PDF)

Sponsor Spotlight Cover

Digital Edition

Sponsor Spotlight

(37 pages • 9.9 MB PDF)

2018 Logistics Planner Cover

Digital Edition

2018 Logistics Planner

(132 pages • 34.2 MB PDF)

2018 Annual Third-Party Logistics Edition Cover

Digital Edition

2018 Annual Third-Party Logistics Edition

(33 pages • 1.7 MB PDF)