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freight saving

A true challenge that any business faces is shipping merchandise and goods. It is one of the most complicated operations, which requires very careful planning, evaluating and choosing the right carrier to work with in order to state that you achieved your goals all while still keeping an eye on where you can realize a freight saving. This can mean the difference between success and failure.

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holiday logistics

Editor’s Note: This is the second post in a series of focus on planning and also getting ready for any peak season you may experience due to the holidays or otherwise. Today we will focus on more of the internal practice by focusing on what you can do in the distribution center.

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holiday shipping

For the freight world holiday shipping or for shippers in any peak season (such as those who ship plants for the spring time) it gets chaotic, everyone is trying to clear docs, empty warehouses, and get their books in order. Holidays are always difficult to work around in our industry.  We lose valuable transit days with shipments when carriers aren’t moving freight.

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warehouse slotting

If you are a manufacturing company or distributor, you most likely are using a warehouse or distribution center to make sure you are able to store inventory, replinish store fronts, and easily send goods to customers or receive goods for manufacture or distribution. Many of our shipper customers have asked us for content related to better warehouse or distribution operations.

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change management

This is the final post in our strategic shipping or transportation management series. Stemmed from our first post on covering these 10 areas of focus for shippers to have a strategic transportation management mindset in order to create a competitive advantage, we went ahead and went into detail on each of those 10 posts.

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emerging technology e-book

The logistics, manufacturing, supply chain, and transportation industries are going through a time of rapid and unprecedented transformation. The future of these industries is paved with innovation and technology. It was not long ago that ideas like 3D printing, the Internet of Things (IoT), drone delivery, and augmented reality were things of science fiction.

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With all of the emerging technology transforming manufacturing, supply chain, and logistics, such digitization, 3D printing or additive manufacturing, the Internet of Things, the great move to the cloud, big data, augmented reality, virtual reality, nanobots, and more, another great movement at the core of a lot of these other transformative technologies is enterprise mobility.