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3 tips for shippers to secure capacity in any market conditions

Whether it’s meeting urgent needs in the spot market or streamlining your supply chain over the long term, capacity is among the top priorities to ensure operational efficiency for shippers. Securing access to capacity, no matter the state of the market, helps shippers move loads reliably and keeps their business operations cost-effective. This one-pager outlines […]

How shippers can leverage intermodal to reach emissions targets

Shippers are facing immense pressure to reduce their carbon footprints. While electric and autonomous trucks offer eco-friendly options, wide-scale use of these solutions is years away for most. However, an environmentally-conscious alternative is available today: rail intermodal. A survey conducted by FreightWaves and Uber Freight finds that two-thirds of shippers report using rail as an […]

5 key actions to take before outsourcing warehouse operations

Warehouse management is a key pillar of successful supply chain operations. And many shippers outsource warehouse processes to third-party logistics (3PL) providers to address workflow issues and enhance analytics strategies that drive business decisions. But entering a partnership without having a deep understanding of existing processes—and a specific improvement plan—could create more warehouse challenges. This […]

Supply chain profitability: How to achieve high-quality service without sacrificing cost

Keeping costs down is a priority for any business, but cutting corners isn’t the answer. To ensure profitable service at every stage of the market cycle, shippers need to set a strategic action plan and transportation budget that accounts for fluctuations in carrier rates, fuel prices, and accessorial fees. This e-book provides practical steps businesses […]