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Driver Shortage – Running on Empty?

Posted by on October 5th, 2015
driver shortage

The shortage of truck drivers in North American has reached dramatic proportions. And as a shipper reading this, you will know that not enough drivers available to move loads means that costs are rising. In fact, a study released by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) at the end of September 2015, revealed that trucking…

A Practical Guide to Being Carrier Friendly – Part I

Posted by on September 25th, 2015
shipper of choice

There are many blogs and advertisements out there that provide recommendations about how to become carrier friendly.  What makes this blog different is that it is a summary of advice obtained from logistics professionals i.e. our customers.  The conversations we’ve had with these people are so practical and down to earth that I wanted to…

Knowing What You Need – Appointment Management or Dock Scheduling?

Posted by on September 4th, 2015
Dock Scheduling Comparative Table

So you have reached the conclusion that you need some help to optimize your appointment process? You are now searching for possible solutions that will streamline scheduling operations between your business and your vendors as well as your carriers. Which system out there will meet your needs? But wait…do you know what you need? Various solutions can be found….

Trucking Safety – The Shipper’s Role in the Chain of Responsibility

Posted by on August 26th, 2015
chain of responsibility

This blog, about trucking safety, is part of a series focusing on Chain of Responsibility in the Supply Chain, including: [Blog Post] Have you heard about ‘Chain of Responsibility’ in the Supply Chain? [Blog Post] Driver Fatigue – Are you in the Chain of Responsibility? [White Paper] Understanding Chain of Responsibility in the Supply Chain.  …



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