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Year: 2018

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2018 Intermodal Crunch: Peak Season Advice for Shippers

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Intermodal demand grew by 7.2 percent in the first quarter of 2018 due to tightened capacity in truckload shipping. Tight shipping capacity is always difficult to manage and the fact that intermodal is also constrained has shippers looking for ways to mitigate the impacts this peak season. 

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Back-to-School: 3 Ways Shippers Make the Grade

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Students across the United States are stocking up and heading back to the classroom. To successfully balance back-to-school supply with demand, shippers must carefully consider several factors, including current buyer preferences and, of course, logistics.

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5 Ways Mindful Driving Helps Truckers Keep Fuel Costs Down

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After a long period of low prices, drivers are once again looking for ways to maximize fuel efficiency. Driving any distance, and particularly long-hauls, can easily become a passive job, but taking a mindful approach to behaviors can help drivers maximize fuel efficiency and reduce fuel costs.

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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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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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