3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014. Europe has seen plenty of activity in terms of mergers and acquisitions, including the take-over of the major French family-owned company Norbert Dentressangle by America’s XPO Logistics. The logistics business in Europe is finally improving again. Acquisitions dominated the logistics headlines in 2014 and that trend is continuing this year.

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Smart Cities won’t be Smart if They Ignore Logistics

Enterra Insights

”[1] Such areas sound idyllic; but, pedestrian only, limited traffic areas could create logistics challenges. A topic seldom raised in smart cities discussions is last-mile logistics (i.e., Cities failing to master the last-mile logistics challenge will never earn the “smart cities” label. Last-mile Logistics in the Smart City. This is especially true in the area of logistics. ” Collaboration, Connectivity, and Urban Last Mile Logistics.

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Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

To manage this logistics complexity while adhering to customer service standards and incurring reasonable costs, companies need Global Logistics Integration. Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have therefore developed this mindmap for Global Logistics Integration, outlining the route to achievement and providing road signs to flag potential hazards along the way. >>Please Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration.

Crowdfunding Fulfillment Solutions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Just take the story of The AirHook, invented by Craig Rabin in his basement, Chad was astonished when his innovative airline cup took off on KickStarter faster than the jet planes his products were designed to be used on! Craig was no longer an inventor, he had to go into full-time logistical planner to find a solution. As your company grows and matures, you’ll want a reliable third-party logistics company to handle your fulfillment. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. And freight costs are continuing to rise, pushed upward by factors such as globalized distribution and unpredictable fuel prices. Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have developed this checklist to provide to pinpoint the key drivers of Freight Spend Management. This is an important aspect of managing freight spend.

The Ultimate Guide to Pick and Pack Methods!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The company’s software can help you manage inventory, logistics and fulfillment, and other pick and pack services. Chad Rubin, Skubana co-founder and CEO, shared his wisdom on how to find the best pick and pack software solution for your business. E-Commerce Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Retail Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Distribution ECommerce Fulfillment logistics management Warehouse ManagementSubscribe Here! Email Address.

Why Truck Drivers are a Vital Part of the Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In truth, many aspects of everyday life are made possible through the supply chain industry, with trucking alone responsible for 70% of America’s freight volume by weight. Freight markets analyst Chad Prevost explains that this nascent technology will more likely make truck drivers’ lives easier and safer instead of replacing them altogether. SCM #SupplyChain #Transportation #Logistics #Freight #Shipping. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Keys to a Successful Dropship Implementation

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: For additional insights and advice on this topic, watch the recent Talking Logistics episode featuring Chad Andrews discussing this topic with Adrian Gonzalez. Chad Andrews is Senior Solutions Architect at enVista. The post Keys to a Successful Dropship Implementation appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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How to Handle FEMA Loads Without Losing Your Shirt

DAT Solutions

So the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has begun staging freight outside the storm zone. Many of the FEMA loads are posted by large freight brokers with names that should be familiar to you. But when you're handling freight for emergency relief, you could be held over for a long time, and after you finally unload, you're pretty much guaranteed to leave with an empty trailer. Chad Boblett is the owner and driver of Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY.

6 rules for making money in the slow season

DAT Solutions

Find the loads you need on the largest digital freight marketplace. DAT load boards connect carriers and freight brokers, with more than 279 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $57 billion in real transactions. Photo by Chad Boblett. Determine what is fair and try to turn your rate into a win-win for the freight broker and for yourself.

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The Benefits & Drawbacks of WMS in the Cloud

Veridian Solutions

The concept of a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform allows users to tap into the enterprise-level software at a fraction of the cost of developing and maintaining systems in-house, reports Chad Collins of Supply and Demand Chain Executive. Ability to manage both inbound and outbound freight, as well as the use of innovative freight management strategies, such as cross docking. Use of load optimization for shipments, shipping, and managing reverse logistics.

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5 steps to get 'pre-booked' for loads

DAT Solutions

During the busy seasons, the critical freight that pays the best rate almost always goes to a carrier that the broker has worked with before and knows is reliable. Find business partners on the largest digital freight marketplace. DAT load boards connect freight brokers and carriers, with more than 270 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $57 billion in real transactions.

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Partial loads: A slow season secret weapon?

DAT Solutions

In any season, DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 256 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $60 billion in real transactions. Chad Boblett is the owner and driver at Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY. I try my best to avoid markets where demand is low, but that gets difficult at this time of year.

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When Should You Replace Your Truck?

DAT Solutions

Post your truck to the industry's largest digital freight market exchange. I found a really good freight brokerage that I loved working with and they paid me well. Chad is now the proud owner of a gleaming white, 2019 Freightliner Cascadia Evolution. Chad Boblett is the owner and driver at Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY. When is the best time to replace your truck? There is no one correct answer to this question.

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4 lessons the Marine Corps taught me about owning a business

DAT Solutions

Build your business with access to the largest digital freight marketplace. DAT load boards connect carriers and freight brokers, with more than 279 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $57 billion in real transactions. Chad Boblett is the owner and driver at Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY.

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Do the 3 O'Clock Hustle

DAT Solutions

When demand is high, truckers get less excited about hauling at the current market rate, and a lot of freight deliveries get rescheduled to the next day. If the setup is predicting high demand for trucks, there will be another wave of freight with higher rates, and that wave will hit the load board at 3 o'clock. Chad Boblett is the owner and driver of Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY. Get your 3 o'clock hustle on!

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4 ways truckers can get more time at home

DAT Solutions

When I first got started working with freight brokers in 2011, I was averaging more than 200 nights away from home each year. Post your truck to the industry's largest digital freight market exchange. Chad Boblett is the owner and driver at Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY. My primary strategy at that time was to go from one hot market to another hot market, chasing the highest-paying loads.

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Partial loads: A slow season secret weapon?

DAT Solutions

In any season, DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 256 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $60 billion in real transactions. Chad Boblett is the owner and driver at Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY. I try my best to avoid markets where demand is low, but that gets difficult at this time of year.

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Post Your Truck to Find Better-Paying Loads

DAT Solutions

Chad Boblett is the owner and driver of Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY. Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications hub for more than 18,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros. It might seem counterintuitive, but I always make sure to post my truck on the load board when there's plenty of freight to choose from.

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Getting Your Carrier Authority - Myth and Reality

DAT Solutions

Chad Boblett is the owner and driver of Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY. Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications hub for more than 20,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros. Post your truck to the industry's largest digital freight market exchange.

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Get Your Carrier Authority - Ignore the Myths

DAT Solutions

Chad Boblett is the owner and driver of Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY. Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications hub for more than 20,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros. Post your truck to the industry's largest digital freight market exchange. I've been getting freight from brokers instead of direct shipper customers for the past seven years.

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Expedited Loads: 5 Tips for Fast Negotiations

DAT Solutions

Thanks for reading, I really like running expedited freight and will share more tips and strategies in future blog posts. Chad Boblett is the owner and driver of Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY. Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications hub for more than 13,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros.

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ELD Secrets That Every Broker Should Know

DAT Solutions

I have built great relationships with freight brokers, and we share advice and tips to be successful in the spot freight market. This is actually a great opportunity for freight brokers, especially if you have a roster of reliable carriers who already like working with you. How brokers can win in the new ELD environment: Set customers' expectations, and work with them to price and schedule freight moves that will work with ELDs.

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My Worst Load Ever: Hauling Oregon Potato Chips to Texas

DAT Solutions

But Hermiston is a dead zone for freight, and I had just deadheaded 200 miles to get there from Prineville, another dead zone. Chad Boblett is the owner and driver of Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY. Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications hub for more than 13,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros.

What Does it Cost to Run Your Trucking Company?

DAT Solutions

Chad Boblett is the owner and driver of Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY. Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications hub for more than 20,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros. Post your truck to the industry's largest digital freight market exchange.

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12 Tips to Get (and Keep) the BEST Carriers

DAT Solutions

The panel featured three freight brokers and one carrier, and was moderated by DAT’s VP of marketing Eileen Hart. Chad Boblett, Owner-Operator, Boblett Brothers Trucking, Lexington, KY: 4. Justin Frees, Executive VP of Carrier Development, Arrive Logistics, Austin, TX: 7. Finding a truck might not be so hard in the current market, but how do you recruit and retain the BEST carriers?

12 Tips to Get (and Keep) the BEST Carriers

DAT Solutions

The panel featured three freight brokers and one carrier, and was moderated by DAT’s VP of marketing Eileen Hart. Chad Boblett, Owner-Operator, Boblett Brothers Trucking, Lexington, KY: 4. Justin Frees, Executive VP of Carrier Development, Arrive Logistics, Austin, TX: 7. Finding a truck might not be so hard in the current market, but how do you recruit and retain the BEST carriers?