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Hyper-Localization and the Last Mile

A recent article written in Material Handling & Logistics highlighted several benefits to adopting a Hyper-Localization in the retail supply chain including a number of very good points about the changes in customer behavior and understanding the need for retailers to evolve.  Noted in this article is a good example of how a retailer found …
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Delivered or Dropped Off ?

Originally published on January 12, 2019 – During this last holiday season, were your orders all “delivered” or “dropped off” to your customers?  All the major carriers are touting their year-over-year improvements of on-time deliveries and a record number of deliveries, according to ShipMatrix data in a recent article written in FreightWaves.  My question is of …
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The Ongoing Driver Shortage in the Trucking Industry

Originally published on August 2, 2017 – For many years the trucking industry has been struggling to meet the demand for qualified drivers. Beyond the nationwide standard turning pool of U.S. drivers, companies have been going to all lengths to attract new drivers for years including attracting foreign drivers and some convicted felons that have served …
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Partnerships for successful E-commerce experiences

Originally published on July 12, 2017 – E-Commerce has definitely been the driving force in change toward what can be delivered and when it can be delivered. Customers are ordering more and more online and must have it now. Distribution centers, fulfillment centers, local manufactures, local retailers, TL and even LTL carriers need to response to the …
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