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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.  …

​Driver Fatigue – Are You In The Chain of Responsibility?

Posted by on August 13th, 2015
Driver Fatigue

This blog, about driver fatigue, is part of a series focusing on Chain of Responsibility, including this recent introductory blog post and this exclusive white paper.   Fatigue is the “gradual decline of physical and mental alertness that leads to drowsiness or sleepiness.” (2: Part 1) When this starts to happen reaction times increase, judgment and memory…

Have you Heard About ‘’ Chain of Responsibility ’’ in the Supply Chain?

Posted by on June 25th, 2015
Chain of Responsibility

As our customer presence in Australia is growing, we are learning new things from our Commonwealth cousins from ‘’Down Under’’.  Although we have much in common, the transportation laws in Australia and New Zealand have a distinct difference with those in Europe, the U.K. and North America.  The chain of responsibility law (COR) is one…

Myth or Reality: Carriers Resist Booking Appointments via a Web Portal

Posted by on May 25th, 2015

Although we’ve written about this topic in the past (read Greg’s blog), carrier resistance to adopt new technology (in this case a booking/appointment portal) is continuously a concern with many facilities managers.  In 2010, when our first large multi-site wholesaler asked their carriers and vendors to use the appointment portal, we surveyed the carriers to…



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