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5 Key Transportation Functions to Optimize Your Supply Chain Strategy

Manufacturers who still haven’t adopted the Internet of Things by now, the transportation and supply chain process will only become harder from now on.

The five functions listed below depend on the automation and optimization of order processing, warehousing, load bui… Read More

The Current Status of Rail Carload that Could Affect the Supply Chain

Every year, the freight transportation cycles fluctuate and outlooks on how successful shippers will be change. Luckily, FTR, transportation intelligence experts have created a forecasting model to provide a more accurate outlook on where trucking, rail, and intermod… Read More

Trucking On-Demand May Be the Uber of the Logistics Industry

The trucking industry is seeing many improvements recently as technology accelerates the way products are shipped. The U.S. trucking industry has relied on third-party brokers or travel agents to connect truckers with customers for quite some time. Now, startups are wor… Read More

The Compliance Risks Small and Large Shippers Should Understand


Whether a company is trading globally or locally, it’s important that shipping is regulated under the trade laws. Fortunately, for larger shipping companies who might already have an in-house compliance staff won’t have to worry, but small enterprises will ne… Read More

New U.S. Regulations Add to Trucking Expenses


The trucking industry has hit an all-time high this year with revenue increasing by 6.5% each year since 2009. According to the America Trucking Associations, the industry reached $700 billion last year with more fleets on the road today.

Thanks to retail and factory … Read More

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