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The Latest in TMS Brokerage Capabilities

From truer visibility to more flexible routing capabilities, modern transportation management systems (TMS) continue evolving to keep up with industry realities. A TMS for Freight brokerage is no exception. In a world that is so fast paced and competitive, there are many inefficient tasks that take up too much time and brain power in a […]

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Why Supply Chain Platforms?

Today, collaboration is an essential step in the digital transformation of your company, and has become vital if you expect to compete with increasingly more dynamic and connected competitors. Through this transformation, it’s no longer an option to work separate from your collaborators. Instead, a real convergence must be created by merging the processes with […]

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Preparing for the Future of Supply Chains

If you could tell a warehouse manager back in 1980 that someday robots would be working alongside humans in the racks, or that individual items could be tracked and traced in real time, they would have laughed it off as science fiction. Every day, innovations that weren’t even conceivable a decade ago are used without […]

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How the Latest Government Shutdown Affects Today’s Transportation Professionals

Whenever a government shutdown happens, there are bound to be areas of disruption within our industry. As it currently stands, the December 2018 shutdown is only a partial closing. Yet, issues are already apparent — including some significant problems that cannot be resolved until the shutdown is over. If the shutdown extends longer term, more […]

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Excess Inventory? No Problem. You Have Trailers In the Yard.­­

With the national warehouse vacancy rate hovering at record lows and warehouses bloated with inventory pulled in from China during 2018 to get ahead of impending tariffs, companies can combine flexible storage options with advanced technology to create an end-to-end supply chain solution that works. Much like your neighbors use portable on-demand storage to store […]

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Better Visibility Drives Supply Chain Value and Innovation

As consumers continue to purchase goods at greater frequency and trade regulations become more complex, supply chain professionals are striving to establish end-to-end control of their business operations. The modern-day supply chain begs for visibility throughout the entire chain, from point of order, to packaging, shipping, and delivery. Supply chain and logistics decision-makers feel the […]

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