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How The Internet of Things Is Changing Supply Chain Management

Saturday, May 25, 2019

When it comes to improving safety and changing the way vehicle logistics are managed, the internet of things (IoT) and vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology are working together to provide sophisticated supply chain management solutions which go far beyond typical ELD applications. These networks of technology improve safety in numerous ways. Common applications include monitoring drivers’ health, […]

The Impact of Technology on Supply Chain Management

Monday, November 05, 2018

New technology is transforming daily business processes for many in supply chain management. The need for real-time tracking and accurate delivery systems makes supply chain management ripe for technological innovation — and mobile, wireless, handheld technology is leading the way throughout the logistics and transportation sectors. With the ever-changing aspect of technology, keeping up with […]

Supply Chain Management Analytics- What Constitutes an Efficient Supply Chain?

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

An efficient supply chain is critical to the success of any business, but especially to those involved in manufacturing. The ability to properly understand, collect and analyze available information that shows the efficiency of your supply chain can be a challenge; is cost per mile the best measurement? How about on-time pickup and/or delivery percentages? […]

Outsourcing Supply Chain Management: Lead Logistics Provider Benefits

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Most industry within North America (and the world) rely on the logistics function; some manufacturers may rely on a third-party logistics (3PL) relationship to accurately manage the movement of their product. A more nuanced approach is taken on by manufacturers who enter into a relationship with a fourth-party logistics provider (4PL), which entails an almost […]

3PL, 4PL, LLP…What’s What & Which Is Better for You

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Many options exist for supply chain management professionals as they determine what logistics services their business needs, and which logistics partner is the best fit for their organization. Determining the right fit for your organization means navigating through the (sometimes) complex language and structure of logistics providers and then determining what they truly can and […]

Asset, Non-Asset and Blended Services – putting the right solution together for you

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

The supply chain management system is faced with constant change, resulting in challenges for both the logistics provider and manufacturer. A slow-growing economy, the shortage of quality drivers and simple supply and demand are the major reasons that require manufacturers to remain flexible and fluid in their supply chain management. In order to stay competitive […]

4 Reasons Your Fuel Doesn’t Get to the Station On Time

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Managing the logistics and supply chain for the gasoline industry is no small feat. Between manufacturers, logistics suppliers, gas stations and ultimately the consumer, there are many variables that can impact how and when fuel is delivered to its final destination. The tank truck industry is a critical piece to this supply chain, hauling commodities […]

Outsmart the Next Recession: 2 Key Factors that Will Impact Logistics

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

The United States economy is experiencing growth right now. After a slow recovery since the recession, consumers and businesses alike are feeling (cautiously?) optimistic about the near future. FTR Transportation Intelligence provides extensive forecasting and market intelligence for transportation professionals. In our (economic outlook, (Link to blog will go here when published) post we talked […]

Dedicated Carrier Options – What’s Right For You?

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

The New Year means different things to businesses – increased production, downtime because of staff vacation and/or possibly, an increase in demand for your product, depending on your business. Without a doubt, suppliers in the logistics industry are ramping up for the increased need for their products to be delivered without incident, and on time, […]

Will 2015 be the year of Lean Supply Chain?

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Reduced crude oil prices in late 2014 have translated into lower prices at the pump, but what exactly do lower oil prices mean for supply chain strategies? There has been much discussion about how the decreasing fuel costs in 2014 are pushing the industry toward Lean supply chain principles, like using cross functional methods to […]

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