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Vendor Compliance Programs Resume as Volumes Normalize After COVID-19 Surge

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As panic buying and freight volumes surged in late March, distribution centers were in chaos. Several retailers suspended their vendor-compliance penalties to provide relief to their suppliers. Now that volumes are normalizing, suppliers are beginning to incur fines and penalties once again for performance issues. Carrier performance is more important than ever.

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The 2019 ELD Deadline That No One is Talking About

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Preparing for the Electronic Log Mandate (ELD) seemed all-consuming for the freight transportation industry throughout 2017 and early 2018. Today, another ELD deadline approaches, but it’s not well publicized. And this one could cause a major strain on capacity.

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Reduce Empty Miles and Everyone Wins

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Empty miles are everybody’s problem, especially now that hours-of-service (HOS) limitations under the Electronic Log Mandate (ELD) can take drivers off the roads. Winning the long game requires cohesive shipping networks that limit empty miles and keep drivers rolling—while creating mutually beneficial scenarios for shippers and carriers alike.

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Reducing Transportation Costs with Vendor Conversion

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Shippers are spending an increasing amount of money on freight transportation. Rising rates and capacity constraints have forced shippers to re-examine carrier relationships, find new ways to optimize routes and capacity, and leverage data to mitigate cost increases. One cost-saving strategy? Vendor Conversion.

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