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Logistics Management | Pricing Strategy | Transportation Models | Freight Costs | Business Intelligence | Core Values

Your no-obligation supply chain analysis

What does that actually mean? “Click here to request our no-obligation supply chain analysis.” We use that phrase a lot! Pick one of our blogs at rand...

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Logistics Management | Pricing Strategy | Transportation Models | Freight Costs

Intermodal transport: Latest logistics trend or true game changer?

What does an efficient freight operation look like? Is efficiency getting the product to its destination on time? Or is it cost efficiency? Or is it m...

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Transportation Models | Supply Chain Management | Business Intelligence

How to solve the toughest supply chain problems

It’s 1839. You are here. How did you get “here” exactly? Well, we won’t bore you with the details. Suffice it to say it involved a time machine. And a...

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Freight Costs | SME (Subject Matter Expert) | Incoterms | International Shipping

Banks on Tailoring Customer Solutions & Navigating Global Market Changes

When Tammy Banks isn’t implementing unique solutions to customers’ international shipping challenges, she’s staying up to speed with Incoterms, custom...

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Pricing Strategy | Transportation Models | DIY | Freight Costs | Shipping | SME (Subject Matter Expert) | LTL

What is good carrier compliance? Our experts weigh in

As the market settles down, you can and should take a more in-depth look of your LTL costing and service model. As carrier capacity pressure eases, no...

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Supply Chain Management | Freight Costs | Core Values

Consultancy firms looking for the perfect 3PL, read this first!

There’s this old story about three blindfolded people being led to an elephant and then asked to describe what it is. One reaches out and touches its ...

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Logistics Management | Logistics History and Speculation | Trucking

Long hours, isolation, and urban legends

Truck drivers have tough jobs. They transport goods, many critical to survival, over great distances on tight, inflexible time schedules while remaini...

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Transportation Models | Supply Chain Management | Freight Costs

International logistics and the strange case of the Orange Horror from the Deep

In the early 1980s, a man was strolling along a remote stretch of beach in Brittany, France. He’d walked this coastline many times across the years. H...

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Entrepreneurial Spirit | Market Recession | Transportation Models | Supply Chain Management

Late deliveries killing your customer satisfaction? Here’s how you can rebuild customer confidence

Ever heard the dreaded question, “Where’s my shipment?” This is a query you just don’t want to hear from a client. Unfortunately, owing to a litany of...

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Logistics Management | Core Values | SME (Subject Matter Expert) | LTL

DeKoninck: Building a Foundation of Trust and Respect

Josh DeKoninck may be relatively new as the GM of LTL, but he's an industry veteran with a fresh perspective on maintaining client relations and boost...

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Logistics Management | Supply Chain Management | Freight Costs

Five reasons IL2000’s TMS is best in class

If you’ve spent some time reading through our case studies, you may have noticed a recurring theme. A company approaches us with a difficult supply ch...

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Logistics Management | Transportation Models | Shipping | Trucking

Don't underestimate Hazmat classification

"Describe what's in the box." That instruction sounds simple and benign. But even a minor omission in the description of the contents can be catastrop...

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