Carrier Fraud: Your Guide to Protecting Yourself

We previously wrote about the growing threat of cargo fraud in the supply chain industry. Unfortunately, freight thieves are getting smarter, and the onus is on you to protect your business from carrier fraud. To help you do that we’ll be discussing what strategies you can use to prevent a theft before it happens by … Continued

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What does the Trump Administration mean for Shippers?

For months, many people asked if Donald Trump could ever become president. However, now that that question has been answered, the more pertinent question is how will his administration effect shippers and the logistics industry as a whole. We wanted to take this chance to share TranzAct’s excellent review, with their 2-minute warning video on the … Continued

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MyEZClaim Update: Create Tasks Automatically Based on Custom Rules

It’s Like Having Your Own Personal Robotic Secretary Manually assigning tasks to the claim staff can be time consuming, and it’s even more difficult to get the staff to respond quickly to urgent tasks. Bearing this in mind, we’ve made it easy for you to create and schedule tasks automatically in MyEZClaim, based on your … Continued

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5 Signs You’re About to Be Robbed This Weekend

The long weekend is here, and with it, an increase in freight theft. According to data collected by CargoNet, the Labor Day weekend has seen a rise in freight theft for the last 4 years with an average loss of $243,908. In fact, 45% of all reported cargo thefts occur on weekends. On holiday weekends, … Continued

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Sustainable Packaging: The Basics of Environmentally Friendly Packaging

  In recent years, the concept of sustainability has become more than just a buzzword. With the rise of triple bottom line businesses, more and more consumers are expecting companies to do their part when it comes to sustainability. With unprecedented action taken by governments at the UN’s 2015 climate change summit, new government regulations … Continued

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Reverse Logistics Management Part 1 – Who Deals with Returns?

As human beings, we do not like to deal with failure. We’re hard-wired to avoid it. Instead, we find success addictive. Ask any manager or CEO what they want to improve, and the typical answer is “sales” or “growth”. Buying inventory and making sales are exciting activities. These activities are proof that a business is … Continued

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Prevent Lift Truck Product Damage Through Smart Warehouse Design

Lift trucks are a highly useful tool, improving efficiency of warehouse operations everywhere. Modern Materials Handling reports that 941,808 lift trucks were sold in 2011 worldwide. However, despite their utility, lift trucks are a leading cause of freight damage. According to TT Club, handling equipment collisions are the second most common cause of freight damage, … Continued

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Current Affairs in Russia and How it Could Affect Supply Chain

Since Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet that strayed into its airspace one month ago, the world has been watching the tense relationship between Turkey and Russia. Shippers and carriers especially should pay attention, as the conflict has and will continue to have implications for the global supply chain. A Significant Region As unhappy … Continued

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Freight Damage Prevention – From the Pallet to the Trailer

In today’s post, we’re going to review important steps for damage prevention. We’ve written a number of articles on this topic, so we’ve gathered them up and put them in one post, along with previews on what you can expect to learn from each one. Choose the Right Pallet Start by choosing the right pallet. … Continued

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