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    February 11, 2016

    How to Drive Safety Across Your Transportation Fleet

    Posted by Joe L. Smith, CDS

     
    Truck drivers face a range of hazards in their daily jobs. A significant accident or injury is life-changing and the company impact can equal millions of dollars from lost productivity, costs of clean-up, investigation, and even to insurance. 
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    Topics: Transportation Management

    February 08, 2016

    Best Practices for Selecting and Managing A Third Party Logistics Provider

    Posted by Dr. Paul Dittmann

    Today’s 3PL is not your grandfather’s 3PL. Third party logistics used to mean basic transportation and warehousing, and it still does. But in addition, it now encompasses outsourcing for a wide range of logistics activities and planning services; such as supply chain modeling, consulting, analytics, and information technology. 3PLs are evolving rapidly from tactical providers of transportation and warehousing services to collaborative partners providing a wide range of products.

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    Topics: Supply Chain Intelligence

    December 15, 2015

    Some Thoughts on Supply Chain Innovation...

    Posted by Matt McLelland

    Staying ahead of the competition and finding new ways to better deliver your product is a challenge for any company. Innovation is critical, but companies often don't know where to begin. Perhaps their inaction is the result of a lack of vision / creativity, a rigid corporate culture, or being unable to make a financial commitment.

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    Topics: Supply Chain Intelligence

    December 11, 2015

    Top 10 Elements of a good RFP

    Posted by Brian Davis, CPSM

    Selecting the right 3PL provider is one of the most important things you can do for your business. You can help yourself greatly by taking a few critical elements into consideration when constructing your RFP. Some of the most critical elements are listed in the “Top 10 Elements of a Good RFP Process” below.

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    Topics: Supply Chain Intelligence

    December 09, 2015

    Supply Chain Innovation at Kenco

    Posted by Kristi Montgomery

    Recently, I had the opportunity to present on "Innovation" at Kenco's Annual Fall Customer Summit. I like to open my round table discussions with an exercise illustrating the many different ways individuals interperate what innovation means to them in the supply chain. Below is 1 example from our moderator Adrian Gonzalez: 

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    Topics: innovation

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