Case Studies

4 Industries Moving Towards Better Supply Chain Transparency

Transparency within the supply chain used to be quite the grey area. With consumers more interested than ever in knowing exactly where their products come from, the need for supply chain transparency is vital. Consumers today demand to know the origins of the products they are purchasing. Knowing a product has been ethically sourced or …

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eBook: Looking at the Impact of Cargo Theft and Possible Solutions

Cargo theft isn’t anything new. From the days of bandits attacking caravans to pirates on the sea, if there is money to be made from stealing cargo and fencing it then attempts will be made to steal it. The real change is in the sophistication and planning that thieves utilize in their planning. Globalization has …

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By 2020, the U.S. is Projected to be the Most Competitive Manufacturing Nation

Earlier this month, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (Deloitte Global) and the Council on Competitiveness (Council) release the 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index report. The most interesting highlight from the report is that by 2020, the U.S is expected to the most competitive manufacturing nation with China moving to the number two spot. The study used …

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Visiting the Importance of Visibility & Collaboration in Supply Chains

Two new studies were published earlier this month that looked at supply chain visibility and collaboration. Supply Chain Visibility & Collaboration Study The first study by ARC Advisory group titled Supply Chain Visibility & Collaboration Study surveyed 200 organizations from a wide range of industries. The researchers defined supply chain collaboration as “having a collaborative, …

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12 Key Facts About the Driver Shortage and the Future of the Trucking Industry

The current shortage of truck drivers is estimated at roughly 25,000. The turnover rate, which hit 96% by the end of 2014 is due to a multitude of reasons, including demographic, regulatory, and the fact that drivers are away from home for a period of time, among other factors. This month, we thought it would …

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Getting the Chocolate to Melt in your Mouth, Not on a Pallet

Almost anything can be purchased online. Items such as books, movies, clothing, cameras and groceries are just a few clicks away from consumers. With services such as one hour delivery or similar offered by Amazon and other companies, customers can be sure that they won’t have to wait long before receiving their items. Best part …

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EYEFREIGHT GUEST POST: Shortage of Top-Level Logistics Talent Underscores the Need to Shatter ‘Glass Ceiling’

By Lisa Henthorn Virtually impenetrable not all that long ago, the “glass ceiling” blocking women from executive-level jobs in the logistics and supply chain industry appears to be shattering. Though few (if any) people in our industry would argue that our historic gender bias has gone away, the outlook for women is considerably brighter these …

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A Look At Some Fun Logistics Facts & Figures For St. Patrick’s Day

For this St. Patrick’s Day, we would like to list some interesting facts and figures regarding this popular holiday. It isn’t only green hats and green beer that makes this national holiday celebrated in more countries than any other national festival, but also some behind the scenes logistical planning! About the holiday Although green is …

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3 Reasons Why a Social Media Strategy Will Help Your Brand in Logistics and Supply Chain

Many businesses have embraced social media to grow and to bring value to both their company and their customers. This is because the number of people online has been rapidly growing since the 2000s. Within the United States for example, 70% of the population have at least one social networking profile. For companies involved in …

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Recycling and Logistics

The slippery slope of falling oil prices In less than two years, the price of oil has gone from over $100, to just beneath $30 a barrel. The rapid price decline is having a major impact across most North American industries in one way or another. Most often, the exact net impact is complicated to …

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