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For those managers in the business of transporting sensitive freight, the Polar Vortex now holds significant meaning to them, and the 2014 winter will go down as one of the most challenging winters on record.
With refrigerated equipment at maximum capacity and quotas needing to be fulfilled, leaving your product to sit idle on the warehouse floor was not an option-and neither was shipping your cargo in a dry van and risking catastrophic losses.
In order to overcome the increasing worry, savvy shippers are turning to passive temperature protection to increase the reliability in their surface transportation and even reduce their transportation costs.
Posted on 11/04 at 10:07 AM
Protek Cargo •
Motorola Solutions understands that both consumer and enterprise-grade mobile devices have a place within the business realm.
But in order to select the one that's right for your business, you first need to understand each option.
This complimentary white paper provides an overview of the ten most important factors you should consider before making an investment.
Posted on 11/04 at 09:23 AM
The 'Internet of Things' or IoT is a term that has rapidly taken center stage in business and consumer technology circles, with tremendous amounts of hype in both. Don't be distracted if some of the hypothetical consumer examples of the IoT seem far-fetched; the trend has serious implications for businesses. This complimentary whitepaper takes a look at some of the opportunities afforded by the Internet of Business Things.
Posted on 10/21 at 04:16 PM
Digital Lumens •
61% of consumers said their perception of a company is strongly influenced by the company's environmental and sustainability policies.
Environmentally responsible supply chains not only have the potential to sway brand loyalty, but to simultaneously reduce the carbon footprint and bottom line costs through improved efficiency.
Download this complimentary white paper to learn how sustainable technological improvements and management best practices can help you.
Posted on 09/26 at 09:17 AM
NFI Industries •
Logistics professionals must begin to view warehouse and freight capacity as a shared infrastructure.
When that happens, we will realize game-changing cost savings and dramatically lower the impact of logistics activities on global greenhouse gas emissions.
This complimentary paper examines strategies shippers should consider to share storage and shipping costs with fellow shippers, and the benefits these strategies can deliver.
Posted on 09/26 at 08:53 AM
Kane is Able •
Factors such as rising freight rates, shrinking capacity, an increased desire for global supply chain visibility, have all worked together to drive the need for instituting a culture of continuous improvement in logistics operations and transportation management systems (TMS). To meet today's complex logistics challenges, managers are stepping into a more streamlined, automated approach to transportation management in order to function at optimal levels both domestically and internationally. Read the latest special report.
Read how others are using Business Process Modeling to implement Microsoft Dynamics AX with reduced risk.
Posted on 09/15 at 04:35 PM
Columbus Global •
Kane is Able teamed up with top supply chain researchers, Peerless Research Group, to survey logistics executives on the strategies they employ for managing labor in the distribution center. The results of that research are summarized in this report, which touches on the use of technology, strategies to drive associate productivity, and use of third-party labor providers.
Posted on 09/10 at 10:22 AM
Kane is Able •
In the 20 years since the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) took effect, trade between the US and Canada has increased by 300 %, and the countries are each other's top trading partners. A key provision of the agreement is the elimination of duties on eligible products traveling between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Eligible products "originate" in one of the three countries, and NAFTA lays out detailed "rules" as to what constitutes origination. Determining NAFTA eligibility, and knowing how to apply for benefits can be time-consuming and complicated.
Posted on 09/08 at 12:14 PM
This complimentary guide explores the various code symbologies - download it now.
Posted on 08/12 at 01:47 PM
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