Archive for fleet management

5 Reasons Why You Need to Do a Delivery Network Re-Route Now

Despite the value of dynamic daily routing, many distribution-oriented companies cannot take advantage of it because of customer delivery window, driver or commercial restrictions. To optimize their delivery operations, these companies engage in strategic route design on an infrequent basis or when some big event occurs in the company. In today’s competitive market, the “5 […]

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Material Handling and Fleet Management: Uncovering Opportunities for Cost Savings and Other Business Benefits

Supply Chain and Logistics executives are under a great deal of pressure to not only meet today’s more demanding customer expectations, but to do so in a cost-effective manner. Therefore, finding opportunities to minimize costs and improve productivity are more important than ever. One area that many companies overlook for potential benefits is material handling […]

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The Secrets of Top Performers: Fleet Management as a Competitive Weapon

From changing regulatory requirements and increasing freight congestion to excessive detention time and driver shortages, shippers and logistics service providers (LSPs) are struggling to balance the multiple issues impacting fleet management today. In addition, rising customer expectations for faster delivery, on-time shipments and real-time status updates are magnifying the pressure to perform. Forward-thinking organizations are […]

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Uncovering Cost Savings in Material Handling and Fleet Management

Jeff Burns, President at Kenco Material Handling Solutions discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: What does “fleet management” mean for material handling and distribution folks? What are some of the main challenges companies face related to fleet management? How do you determine whether to buy, lease, or rent equipment? […]

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Adopt the “Optimization Lifestyle”: Overcoming Inefficient Decision Making

One of the biggest decisions a business can make is deciding how it will make its decisions. Best-selling author Michael Lewis made this insightful observation about the flawed human psyche in one of his recent novels, The Undoing Project: “Man is a deterministic device thrown into a probabilistic universe. In this match, surprises are expected.” […]

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The Power of One: The Benefits of Taking an Integrated Approach to Fleet and Freight Management

Todd Bucher, Vice President, Fleet Management at MercuryGate, addresses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Which regulations are “top of mind” for shippers and carriers today? When it comes to transportation and regulations, what risks are involved? What are some of the factors and constraints that companies need to take […]

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