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order-fulfillment-solution

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is from Red Stag Fulfillment who show us how an Order Fulfillment Solution can help reduce risk.
Want to lose customers and sink your business into the ground? All you must do is make late deliveries with busted boxes, and the wrong products. It couldn’t be simpler. Of course, you probably want your business to thrive.

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less-than-truckload data

How do shippers know if their carrier selection process for less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping is working? The answer is simple; shippers must track the right data. Knowing the proper metrics and data points to track promotes cost-effective shipping practices and can improve vendor, carrier and consumer relationships, reports Merrill Douglas of Inbound Logistics.

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The Essential Guide to Freight Claims Management

Cerasis Inc., held a live webinar entitled “The Essential Guide to Freight Claims Management” on June 6th, 2017. Those who were not able to attend can now download a live replay of this highly educational webinar on a very important subject. This webinar is perfect for shippers of all sizes. to get educational material covering all things freight claims.

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Editor’s Note: Today’s blog comes from Katie Cruze at considerdigital.com who give us the top 5 reasons why data quality is important.

Data, for most companies, is often collected for record-keeping purposes. Data is collected when an inspection is completed, an employee’s performance is reviewed, and maintenance is recorded, or even when a safety meeting is conducted.

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Logistics and Supply Chain

While President Trump has continuously emphasized free and fair trade, the logistics and supply chain industry is looking to the new administration with hope for fewer regulations and better opportunities in the market. For domestic companies, the new administration is seeking to renew international interest, making the U.S.

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transportation industry

Changes to regulations or policy that may impact the transportation industry take time to flush out from each newly elected official or congressional session to the next.  Any changes to regulations that were enacted by law cannot simply be undone with an executive order. In addition, history teaches trucking industry entities that promises of change do not always translate into actual changes.

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uberization of trucking

It has almost become an archetype in society. Someone gets out of something late and can’t get a ride. Rather than spending countless hours wasting time, they pull out a smartphone and order an Uber. Uber has changed the game for the public transportation industry, and the ride-sharing giant is well on its way to changing logistics. Enter: the Uberization of trucking.

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Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is from our friend Robert Everett. Robert Everett has over fifteen years of experience in data analytics, statistics, cybernetics and, among the others, supply chain domain. He is also a researcher and a freelance writer at EduBirdie, providing his expertise in logistics and business analysis knowledge areas.

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retailers

The worlds of online and offline businesses continue to merge and in 2017, as outlined in this infographic from the CUBE, it’s time that retailers finally embraced it. The first major change was, of course, the growth of the internet and during this period bricks and mortar retailers started to feel threatened that people would buy products online instead of shopping in their store.