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How TMS Software can Benefit Retail Companies

One thing that all retail businesses benefit from is finding creative ways of optimizing their supply chain. One of the fastest and most efficient ways of achieving this goal is with the help of software built for this sole purpose. A well-built Transportation Management System (TMS) can help companies find the right carriers, balance loads, […]

Date: May 16, 2019 Author: Matt Curoe Category: Shipping | Software | Supply Chain

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Is There a Contamination Problem in the Food Supply Chain?

Have you ever wondered what it takes to make it possible for you to bring dinner home every night? What shipping process does your perfectly ripened tomato go through before it finally reaches your local market? How do some of your favorite imported foods and beverages arrive without going bad? Well, this is all made […]

Date: May 15, 2019 Author: Matt Curoe Category: Safety | Shipping | Supply Chain

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Understanding the Hurdles of Temperature-Controlled Shipping

Did you know that the cold supply chain accounts for more than 20% of all freight shipments across the United States each year? But, these types of shipments are also some of the most complex and fiercely regulated. Perishable foods and several life-saving medications are the most common goods to make their way through a […]

Date: Author: Matt Curoe Category: Shipping | Supply Chain

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The Surefire Way to Find the Best Freight Forwarding Company

  Inventory, loading, unloading, scheduling carriers and tons of paperwork. These are all things that businesses contend with on a daily basis if they ship product to customers or partners. And guess what? It just isn’t all that fun, it can be time-consuming, and if not done properly, it can result in significant monetary losses […]

Date: May 14, 2019 Author: Matt Curoe Category: Shipping | Supply Chain

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The Power of the Pool Distribution Model

For anyone looking to reduce delivery costs and improve transit times, the pool distribution model is one of the most practical solutions around. In a nutshell, pool distribution is when freight from multiple sources in one area are shipped out together on a truck to be delivered at various stops along the way. Think of […]

Date: Author: Matt Curoe Category: Shipping | Supply Chain

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Here are the 2 Best Practices for Shipping to Mexico

The spring season always introduces new opportunities for growth and opportunity. This is also the time of year when shipments from the US bound for Mexico reaches a peak. It is often assumed that shipping to Mexico is a task filled with copious paperwork, frustrating tariffs, and more hassle than it is beneficial. And yes, […]

Date: May 13, 2019 Author: Matt Curoe Category: Shipping | Supply Chain

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Tips for Reducing Problems During a Heavy Haul Shipment

A majority of shipping mistakes are due to nothing more than improper planning. Last-minute delivery updates, fulfillment delays, and routing issues are the things that far too many shipping nightmares are made of.  And you can go ahead and double that number when it comes to heavy haul shipping! If you’ve never had to use this […]

Date: Author: Matt Curoe Category: Shipping | Supply Chain

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Tips for Navigating Problems with FTL Shipping

Contrary to popular belief, volume does not fix every problem. Nor does that change when talking about things like Full Truckload versus Less Than Truckload shipping methods. While full truckload (FTL) shipping is much cheaper and more efficient, it features its own shortcomings. As a matter of fact, there are a few FTL problems that […]

Date: May 6, 2019 Author: Matt Curoe Category: Full Truckload | Shipping | Supply Chain

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Breaking Down the Top 3 Benefits of Multimodal Shipping

In the shipping world, not all shipments or shipping methods are created equally. There are some shipping operations that simply demand a little more effort. A great example of this is the shipping of products from the continental US to a location somewhere overseas. Even experienced shippers tend to get tripped up by this concept […]

Date: Author: Matt Curoe Category: Shipping | Supply Chain

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