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Archives for November 2016

What REALLY Impacts Carrier Rates and Service—Lead Time

Chapter 1: What REALLY Impacts Carrier Rates and Service—Lead Time.Transportfolio

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Truckload service may seem like an art to some. But it’s most definitely a science. Over time, you develop ideas about how to improve a process. But until you can actually prove it, it’s just a hypothesis. That’s why truckload and supply chain research is so important. Because the findings can actually prove (or disprove) a theory. The results can improve your truckload rates and services and ultimately help you develop better working relationships with carriers.
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India’s Currency Issue: Current State of Disruption, Confusion, and Economic Slowdown

Currency in India: Current State of Disruption, Confusion, and Economic Slowdown.Transportfolio

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Two of India’s major currency denominations have been withdrawn since November 8. As of midnight that day, the India Rupee (INR) 500 and INR 1000—which constitute 86% of the currency in circulation in India—are no longer legal tender. This move drove individuals to exchange or deposit the currency back into banks.
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Countdown to Black Friday: Shoppers are Ready. Are You?

Countdown to Black Friday: Shoppers are Ready. Are You?.Transportfolio

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There has been talk among retail analysts that Black Friday crowds aren’t arriving in the same massive, frenzied fashion they once did, and sales numbers aren’t tallying up to the record-breaking amounts of years past. It makes sense: what was once a single, concentrated day of bargains on Black Friday now competes with Cyber Monday, Super Saturday, and a myriad of sales and specials that run throughout the holiday shopping season.
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Countdown to Black Friday: It’s the Final Countdown, So Get Your Shipments Up in the Air

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It’s not too late to get your product to store shelves in time for Black Friday, thanks to the swift performance of air cargo service. With significantly shorter lead times than other modes, air cargo can get your product to market in as little as a day. It adds efficiency and flexibility to your supply chain and better equips you to quickly replenish inventory throughout the holiday shopping season as consumers sweep through aisles or fill their online shopping carts.
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