All Whitepaper Entries
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
For shippers, it's important to be familiar with how transportation providers generate profits, control costs, and analyze pricing decisions. Read a white paper by Armstrong & Associates where you'll learn what effect price and volume has on shipping obligations, and what can help drive down costs for you and the carrier.
Monday, April 18, 2011
Most industry observers agree that CSA will dramatically affect the motor carrier industry—but what will it mean for shippers? Find out what CSA is designed to do and how it could impact you.
Monday, April 11, 2011
Transportation capacity is an ongoing business challenge that requires shippers to successfully manage uncertainty and the unexpected when shipping products. While many retailers and manufacturers are scrambling to meet current shipping challenges, they actually need to take a longer-term view and create a flexible transportation strategy that addresses the inevitable variations in both customer demand and carrier availability.
Posted on 04/11 at 01:22 PM
JDA Software •
The current trade environment makes U.S. exports into Canada very attractive. But, as any logistics professional can tell you, taking advantage of this opportunity is not as easy as it seems.
Companies in Canada can seem so similar to us that differences are forgotten or ignored with unanticipated and unprofitable consequences. Discover how to “minimize the border” and reduce your risk with “7 Reasons Shipping to Canada Shouldn’t Be A Pain in the Neck.
Posted on 04/11 at 08:34 AM
Tuesday, April 05, 2011
Available today, "Transportation's Perfect Storm - the Sequel!" re-examines, and enhances, the list of best practices shippers can implement not only to avoid capacity shortages, but also to lower transportation costs.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
The high volume and frequency of orders placed over the Internet combined with a multitude of available products from retailers make automated scanning at logistics centers more important than ever. This paper will analyze the current state of barcode scanning applications and investigate potential for improvement, focusing on the most common applications performed by distribution centers today.
Friday, March 04, 2011
There are millions of apps for our smart phones. Why not an app store for your warehouse management system (WMS) too?
These ten simple questions based on the latest WMS industry themes can help you view each vendor and their products through the same lens—ultimately helping you determine which is the best fit for your requirements.
Secrets. They’re everywhere. Even in the warehouse management system (WMS) industry. From service-oriented architectures to upgrade capabilities there’s a lot of spin surrounding these applications. It’s up to you to separate fact from fiction.
Monday, February 28, 2011
Cross-docking has increased significantly over the past few years, according to a recent survey sponsored by Saddle Creek Corporation. The practice serves as a viable strategy for companies challenged by today’s unpredictable economy – helping to improve service levels, reduce transportation costs and consolidate shipments to destination. The 2011 Cross-Docking Trends Report explores the latest cross-docking practices, benefits and challenges, outsourcing trends and more.