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Creating Value In Your Carrier Relationships

As logistics professionals it’s easy to become shortsighted and lose focus while trying to grow your business. There is often an unbalanced focus on the customer or shipper dynamic while carrier relationships are put on the backburner. Solidifying new business and growth is crucial, but it’s the day to day management of those accounts that […]

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5 ways to streamline your company’s supply chain

5 Ways to Streamline your Company’s Supply Chain   In any business dealing with moving products from one place to another, solid transportation management is vital. Supply-chain management requires plenty of vigilance, as the global marketplace is in constant flux. Below are a few tips to consider  to speed up shipping times and manager your supply […]

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Safety Technologies: The New Frontier

While we’re still years, if not decades, away from “driverless trucks,” many of the latest safety technologies on trucks and cars may help us get there – and even if they don’t, they’ll save a lot of lives in the meantime. Yet despite all the collision avoidance, rollover prevention and other safety technology available today, […]

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Average Cargo Theft Loss Jumps 38.5% Despite Fewer Thefts

In the first quarter of 2014 a total of 206 full-truckload cargo theft incidents in the United States were recorded, according to a new report from logistics security services provider FreightWatch International. The average loss value per was $207,982. Compared with the first quarter of 2013, this represent a 4.9% decrease in volume, but is […]

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U.S.-NAFTA Trade Increases, Trucks Gain Most of Any Mode

Two of five transportation modes, truck and pipeline, carried more U.S.-North American Free Trade Agreement freight in February 2014 than compared to the same time a year earlier, according to new U.S. Transportation Department figures. Trade using truck grew the most of any mode, 2.6%, as the value of overall U.S. trade with its NAFTA […]

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