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Yesterday in our first post on looking at a Vested Outsourcing business model in logistics outsourcing by explaining what is “Vested Outsourcing”, how it works in logistics outsourcing, and the 8 things you should look out for in a logistics service provider that can effectively engage with you as the customer in a vested outsourcing environment.

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logistics outsourcing vested

Today begins our three part series on Vested Outsourcing as a rising trend in the process of logistics outsourcing. We will first cover what is Vested Outsourcing, and then we will talk about some benefits, and finally end talking about companies who have successfully employed this logistics outsourcing model.

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capacity crunch freight

The squeeze is on. Higher fuel prices, a driver shortage, a major wave of government regulations and an improving economy are all playing their part in creating a problematic logistical environment – a nationwide truck capacity crunch and rapidly rising costs. We have been here before.

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trucking capacity crunch

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the trucking capacity crunch and what were the 4 major contributing factors such as less trucking companies, a lack of drivers replacing retiring workers, a decrease in equipment investment, and the adverse government regulations such as the new hours of service rules, creating unintended consequences.

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transportation logistics companies

If you own a business that needs a constant flow of products being delivered from a production point to a point of consumption, then you’ll also probably need the help of transportation logistics companies. Businesses use these sorts of companies to take care of all transportation, supply and demand services, regardless of the domain of activity.

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As logistics demand is directly tied to general economic conditions, transportation demand has been relatively stable for the past couple of years. Because the industry is currently in a state of relative stability, now is a time to ponder the next significant logistics innovations. Logistics is constantly evolving and innovating, but not all innovations are game-changers, or radical innovations.