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Archives for December 2014

Global Forwarding: Think You Know the Facts?

Global Forwarding: Think You Know the Facts?

Global Forwarding

If you’d asked me what I know about global forwarding when I joined the industry two years ago, I would have looked at you quizzically and said, “Global forwarding? What’s that?” However, if I was asked the same question today, my answer would be very different. » Read More

What Do Recent HOS Changes Mean for 2015?

What Do Recent HOS Changes Mean for 2015?

Gov Update

You probably heard about the most recent talks about the importance of a spending bill passing in Congress to avoid a government shutdown. You may have missed the rather surprising changes to the hours of service (HOS) regulations that were also on the docket. » Read More

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

Market-Updates Domestic

In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations. From monitoring carrier capacity and driver shortages to tracking diesel pricing and government regulations, staying current on the events in transportation means you will be better equipped to make knowledgeable business decisions and drive growth and efficiency into your supply chain. This month’s Market Update highlights key factors that impact the transportation industry in North America and will keep you up to speed on the latest news and topics that matter to your supply chain and business. » Read More

Build Resilience into Your Supply Chain

Build Resilience into Your Supply Chain

Supply chain resiliency

It’s not if you’ll run into trouble, but when. That’s what some motorcyclists say. They’re preparing themselves, just in case—something that supply chain managers should also do. For instance, say a natural disaster occurs. When will you develop a mitigation strategy? After the disaster, when you’re dealing with system failures? Or before, when you can still have time to identify and evaluate the weakest links and develop a plan to circumvent potential disruptions? » Read More