Tag Archives: Transportation

Ten Things to Know When Shipping to Canada

U.S. businesses are increasingly realizing the potential of expanding to the Canadian market, where just across our northern border, live 33 million potential customers, and an economy that weathered the recent recession far better than the U.S. did.  But before … Continue reading

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Pendulum Swings between Freight Volumes and Capacity Shortages

Good news! The volume of freight carried by U.S. trucks has increased dramatically, helping to restore growth and profitability to the recession-battled industry.  The not so good news is that significant cutbacks carriers implemented during the recession could result in … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing: A Scalable Supply Chain Solution

One of the biggest conundrums for small-to-mid sized businesses has been highly efficient software capable of improving their operations, but at a cost that is simply out of reach.  All that is changing thanks to a trend that that is … Continue reading

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Limit Driver Hours – DOT Proposal Provokes Stiff Opposition

If your favorite driver is looking a little more chipper these days, it could be because of the Department of Transportation’s proposal to cut an hour from his current 11-hour per day driving limit, and impose other restrictions on driver … Continue reading

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Shipping from Canada or Peru – What “On Time Delivery” Means

Most businesses thrive very nicely without ever having heard the phrase “Incoterms,” and choose instead to leave the intricacies of international shipping to their logistics provider.  Except, it is worthwhile for a business to have at least cursory knowledge of … Continue reading

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