Transportation Management Key in Enhancing Supply Chain Visibility, Reducing Costs

Freight transportation costs in the United States amount to about 6% of the GDP, according to the Department of Transportation, contributing significantly to the cost of the supply chain for companies. When companies look to manage and reduce their overall supply chain costs, the appropriate use of transportation is key in doing so. Transportation management […]

Industry Insights, Insights, Transportation

Emergency Management Plans Critical in Keeping the Supply Chain Moving

In 2016 we saw several events hit the logistics services industry causing delays and upheaval in the supply chain. What these events have taught us once again is the necessity to have a robust emergency management plan in place to help assist companies in delivering client goods on schedule. While some events are sudden others […]

Industry Insights, Transportation

It’s Time for Holiday Vigilance to Protect Against Cargo Theft

Peak season for higher-than-normal cargo thefts is in full swing, particularly during holiday weekends when transportation companies, shippers, and manufacturers need to be on maximum alert. Organized theft rings recognize that shipments during holiday weekends can be left unattended for prolonged periods of time. Additionally, according to FreightWatch International, the spike in theft activity during […]

Industry Insights, Transportation

In the Wake of Hurricane Matthew, Businesses Rethink Preparedness

Hurricane Matthew last month hit the East Coast hard, particularly in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas. In fact, Matthew is the costliest Atlantic hurricane since Super Storm Sandy four years ago. Property losses for both residential and commercial properties from Matthew are estimated to be between $4 billion and $6 billion from wind and storm […]

Industry Insights, Transportation

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