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    How to fix Norton Antivirus errors on Windows 10?

    There are often situations where the users of Norton Antivirus comes across errors while using the software on Windows 10. Some of the most common glitches which the users face are when they are unable to find Norton on their system after they have upgraded to Windows 10. These are issues which...
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    A Pragmatic Guide To Managing Transportation Costs

    Let’s try a quick word association. What comes to mind when you hear “transportation costs”? For many of you, the immediate thought will be “carrier rates”. It’s a valid response, but; unfortunately, it is also one that can reveal a limited point of view about the best way to manage those...
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    Your Supply Chain is Only as Strong as the Weakest Link: Leveraging Internal Talent

    As the economic recovery continues, companies are, again, looking toward growth and expansion. The years of stagnation or retrenchment, however, forced many chemical shippers to reduce staff and limit investment in associate development. As a result, a growing gap now exists between business...
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    Seven Questions to Determine If Your Logistics Provider is a “True Professional”

    What are the risks of assuming that any third-party logistics company can efficiently and safely manage your freight activity? Many people might just assume that all transportation modes and services are basically the same thing. The equipment looks similar, doesn’t it? Trucks travel on the...
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    Are You Getting The Most From Your 3PL?

    3PLs typically offer a range of important supply chain management services that support customers’ daily transportation operations including: o Shipment information tracking o Accurate billing o International shipment bookings o Warehouse and carrier coordination But you should expect more...
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    TMS Mobile Applications Get Us Closer to Meeting the Rubber on the Road

    Online applications for mobile devices are emerging in ways that can finally close or reduce many of the information gaps in the supply chain between Transportation Planning, the Shipping/Receiving dock, customers, and even Accounts Payable. These mobile applications are enabling shippers to...
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    Having Shipping Capacity Issues? Consider Obtaining Volume Where Capacity Already Exi

    Limited truck driver and asset availability is shrinking shipping capacity for many chemical manufacturers. Noel Perry, an FTR senior consultant, noted that the industry is several hundred thousand drivers short of raising capacity to meet demand. Some chemical shippers simply take the route...
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    Do Your Carriers Find Your Freight Attractive?

    Next year, the market will still experience a shortage of carriers for freight transport. While a modest 3 percent growth is forecasted for trucking this year and into 2012, Noel Perry, a FTR senior consultant, notes that capacity might be enough to maintain freight rates but not to replace...
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    Do Your Carriers Find Your Freight Attractive?

    Next year, the market will still experience a shortage of carriers for freight transport. While a modest 3 percent growth is forecasted for trucking this year and into 2012, Noel Perry, a FTR senior consultant, notes that capacity might be enough to maintain freight rates but not to replace...
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    Is Intermodal Right For You?

    Capacity and driver shortages plague the over-the-road (OTR) trucking sector, prompting shippers to consider the merits of other transportation modes. Intermodal freight shipping combines the resources of different transportation modes, such as trucking and rail, to move products from...
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    Is Intermodal Right For You?

    Capacity and driver shortages plague the over-the-road (OTR) trucking sector, prompting shippers to consider the merits of other transportation modes. Intermodal freight shipping combines the resources of different transportation modes, such as trucking and rail, to move products from...
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    Shorter Cash-To Cash-Cycles Ensure Chemical Shippers Have Money as Econoy Improves

    As the economy improves, chemical shipments will be on the rise. Companies that had held onto cash will start to address capital expenditures and investments put on hold until recession conditions improved. Now is the time for companies to evaluate their cash to cash cycles to ensure cash flow...
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    Limited Truck Capacity Makes Intermodal An Attractive Transportation Alternative

    With the continuing competition to contract quality truckers to transport products across country, Intermodal freight shipping provides an attractive transportation alternative to OTR trucking for shipments over 750 miles. Offering economic and environment benefits, in addition to addressing the...
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    Did you know the Fuel Surcharge you pay on every load doesn’t cover carrier costs?

    Why? Fuel surcharge formulas are based on a loaded mile formula. All empty miles run between the terminal and your loading site, such as miles from the carrier’s last delivery to you or miles to the terminal for equipment repairs or tank cleaning, are not included in the fuel surcharge...
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    Shorter Cash-To Cash-Cycles Will Ensure Chemical Shippers Have Money On Hand as Econo

    As the economy rebounds and business normalizes, companies with healthy cash flows will be in a good position to address corporate expenditures and investments put on hold due to the recession. Those with long cash to cash cycles, however, may find themselves short on cash to fund future...
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    TMS Mobile Applications Get Us Closer to Meeting the Rubber on the Road

    Mobile applications for iPhone/iPad and other devices are emerging in ways that can finally close or reduce many of the information gaps between Transportation Planning, the Shipping/Receiving dock, your customers, and even Accounts Payable. Such applications are enabling shippers to: interface...
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    Impact of the Global Supply Chain on Inventory

    The global supply chain is inherently a process of many handoffs to a variety of service providers who must expertly and timely execute their functional responsibilities to i nsure the successful coordination of an international shipment. Assuming no major bottlenecks occur during the management...
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    Its Still Not Too Late To Take Advantage Of Lower Shipping Freight Rates

    The decline of freight rates over the past year in all modes of transportation offers logistics departments in virtually every industry an opportunity to reap significant savings. Shippers who have not rebid or renegotiated freight costs over the past year should strongly consider doing so now...
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