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What Is Supply Chain Visibility And Why Is It Important?

What is end-to-end visibility in the supply chain? Supply chain visibility means having access to all processes and products involved in the supply chain. It includes transparency and real-time visibility into shipments, inventory, transactions, operations, payments, etc. Generally, supply chain visibility is the ability to track and trace everything that...

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How to Ship Heavy Equipment

How to Ship Heavy Equipment
Shipping heavy items like large equipment, machinery, or auto parts can be quite challenging. Before diving into the heavy equipment shipping process, you should understand the intricacies of shipping heavy equipment. Whether you’re shipping auto parts to another state, or regularly transport heavy commercial equipment, it is crucial to choose...

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Moving Season: 3 Tips for Moving Cross-Country

Moving Season 3 Tips for Moving Cross-Country
Moving season is just around the corner, marking a busy period for many people and moving companies. While any move can be stressful, moving cross country is usually perceived as the most stressful type of move because it can be accompanied by many additional burdens and costs. There are so...

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Best Practices for Managing Your Cold Shipping

Best Practices for Managing Your Cold Shipping
Temperature-controlled shipping is a critical part of the global supply chain ecosystem, as it is the primary way of distributing perishables like food and medicine. In fact, reefers, or refrigerated trucks, handle 90% of all food distributed through the US. With the produce season quickly approaching and the massive rollout...

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Annual International Roadcheck 2021: Getting Ready

Annual International Roadcheck 2021: Getting Ready
As spring quickly approaches, so does the annual International Roadcheck, and it’s time to start preparations for this event. Every year, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) manages an international roadcheck where certified inspectors check carriers’ and drivers’ compliance, enforcement, educational initiatives, and vehicle safety. This year, the roadcheck will...

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Produce Shipping Season 2021: How to Ship Frozen Food

Produce Shipping Season 2021: How to Ship Frozen Food
Springtime traditionally marks the start of the shipping season for fresh produce. Peaking in late spring, loads of fresh produce start filling shipping lanes from southern states. Most fruit and vegetable farmers, as well as importers, start to look for the capacity to distribute their products across the country when...

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What Is Deadstock and How Do I Get Rid of It?

What Is Deadstock and How Do I Get Rid of It
Well-organized inventory management is a must-have for a successful retail strategy. In the post-pandemic world, optimal use of warehouse space is a necessity to meet the budget bottom line and grow profits. Often, shippers are faced with inaccurate or inconsistent inventory management which leads to overstocking or understocking.  While understocking...

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How UPS Rate Increases Will Affect Your Shipping Costs in 2021

How UPS Rate Increases Will Affect Your Shipping Costs in 2021
Last year was tough for the shipping industry, causing many businesses to be more considerate than ever when planning for their 2021 transportation budget. One consideration to include in your planning is the general rate increase (GRI) of significant carriers like USPS, FedEx, and UPS.   About the UPS GRI 2021  On December 27, 2020, UPS Ground, Air,...

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Delivering Love: How Does Valentine’s Day Logistics Work?

Delivering Love: How Does Valentine's Day Logistics Work?
If modern Cupid had to be embodied, physically, it would look like one of the world's global supply chain networks. Today, especially amidst the global pandemic, it's hard to deliver love without logistics. Flowers, cards, and chocolates are the first thing you might associate with the holiday of love. Ironically,...

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Attain Better Inventory Accuracy to Improve Order Fulfillment

Reaching Inventory Accuracy to Improve Order Fulfillment
The global pandemic has changed the e-commerce landscape forever. With intense digitalization and the exponential growth of online shopping, retail supply chains across the world are now strained with new market demands. One of those demands is a more efficient order fulfillment strategy, which requires reviewing your warehouse practices as...

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