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3 Trends Changing the CPG Industry

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The CPG industry is one of the largest in North America. While there was a time that CPG brands were “firmly attached to the local brick and mortar shelves”, new trends are changing the industry and affecting the distribution and transportation of goods.

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Addressing America’s Truck Parking Problem

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Everyone gets frustrated when searching for parking, but when you’re driving an 18-wheeler, finding a spot to take a break or park overnight can be daunting. That’s because there are about 1.5 million truck drivers on the road at any point in time yet fewer than 400,000 available parking spots.

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FSMA: Do You Know What You Are Responsible For?

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While many companies have been compliant with the FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) for years, others remain unprepared. Whether you’re a shipper, broker, carrier, or receiver, below is a guide to the rule and several checklists to help you.

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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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Are You Prepared for a Big Produce Season in 2018?

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Even if you’re not in the produce industry, transportation issues that crop up during produce season from early spring through early summer can be thorny for many shippers. Tightened capacity, increased rates, and other issues affect all shippers, especially if you ship refrigerated products. Taking steps to protect your interests now can save you headaches and expense when peak season hits.

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