Top Findings: What Makes a Favored Shipper?

Talking Logistics

Research shows that of all “favored shipper” qualities, longer dwell times result in higher transportation costs. Researchers at Iowa State University analyzed data provided by C.H. The conclusion: there is a strong link between transportation rates paid and dwell times over 2 hours, as the table nearby shows. Reducing dwell time increases both metrics and driver and carrier asset utilization. What makes carriers prefer to move one shipper’s freight over another’s?

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One Man’s Trash: How Blockchain Can Target Food Waste to Help End World Hunger

Material Handling and Logistics

billion metric tons—gets lost or wasted. What’s more, net food losses in developed countries (222 million metric tons) equate to nearly all of the food produced in Sub-Saharan Africa yearly (223 million metric tons). Between 1996 and 1999, nearly 37,000 metric tons of bananas in Australia were lost yearly because banana growers lacked an adequate mechanism to communicate with packing facilities.

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Top Findings: What Makes a “Favored Shipper”?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Research shows that of all “favored shipper” qualities, longer dwell times result in higher transportation costs. Researchers at Iowa State University analyzed data provided by C.H. The conclusion: There is a strong link between transportation rates paid and dwell times over two hours, as the table below shows. Reducing dwell time increases both metrics and driver and carrier asset utilization. Customers favored shipper Shipper Transportation

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