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Sustainable Sourcing Part I: Hold Your Suppliers Accountable

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Consumers and investors alike demand environmentally friendly products, and increasingly expect the corporate world to foot the bill. But consumer companies don’t have to shoulder the responsibility alone. By sourcing from suppliers with the same values, companies can make significant advances in their sustainability goals.

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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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ELD Enforcement: 4 Things to Know by April 1

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Full enforcement of the FMCSA’s Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Mandate begins April 1. While inspection data from the last few months shows a 96 percent compliance rate, those numbers may dip now that soft enforcement is over. A few exceptions remain, but most trucks deemed non-compliant by enforcers will be placed out of service beginning April 1. Don’t let that happen to 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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