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The Mad Men Ad World is Changing: Content is King

May 22, 2015: The fact that content is an effective business tool is undeniable. A shift in marketing has taken place in the past decades.

Value-adding Features of a Great Freight Rating System Within a TMS

May 19, 2015: Freight rating software is a necessity for shippers and 3PLs. There is more at stake in the choice of a freight rating system. One that is integrated with TMS offers more value for customers and better leverage when negotiating contracts with additional features providing the latest data.

Attract More Truck Drivers Using Online Job Boards

May 19, 2015: In the transportation industry, competition is fierce. It is a constant struggle for carriers to attract and retain top-quality talent to fill their need for drivers. Today, I will discuss a few tips for carriers to attract more truck drivers online. I’ll also examine a few of the challenges that carriers face when seeking new talent.

President, Consumer & Industrial Logistics at GENCO on their challenges and solutions

May 19, 2015: Andy Smith President, Consumer & Industrial Logistics at GENCO on their challenges and solutions reflects on what eft’s 3PL award nomination means to GENCO and how they’re preparing for continuous improvement.

What Factors Impact Carrier Pricing?

May 19, 2015: Does your business fit into the carrier’s service network? Is your freight ugly or attractive? And how does that impact pricing? One of our recent white papers addresses these questions.

Why We Bought Freightquote

May 19, 2015: Ecommerce is going to be a bigger part of future supply chain services. Our recent acquisition of Freightquote brings us a talented team of logistics professionals who understand truckload, less than truckload, and intermodal services. It also provides a leading ecommerce site we can integrate into our existing technology infrastructure to better serve all of our customers

A New Way to Order Those Cute Pair of Shoes?

May 12, 2015: Just launched last week, Google now allows users to order food straight from its search results.

Slow Progress on Infrastructure

May 12, 2015: John Wagner's latest article explores some of the key issues with infrastructure spending and the MAP-21 reauthorization

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RSS Freight Transport

  • Value-adding Features of a Great Freight Rating System Within a TMS

    May 19, 2015: Freight rating software is a necessity for shippers and 3PLs. There is more at stake in the choice of a freight rating system. One that is integrated with TMS offers more value for customers and better leverage when negotiating contracts with additional features providing the latest data.
  • What Factors Impact Carrier Pricing?

    May 19, 2015: Does your business fit into the carrier’s service network? Is your freight ugly or attractive? And how does that impact pricing? One of our recent white papers addresses these questions.

RSS General Supply Chain

  • The Mad Men Ad World is Changing: Content is King

    May 22, 2015: The fact that content is an effective business tool is undeniable. A shift in marketing has taken place in the past decades.
  • Why We Bought Freightquote

    May 19, 2015: Ecommerce is going to be a bigger part of future supply chain services. Our recent acquisition of Freightquote brings us a talented team of logistics professionals who understand truckload, less than truckload, and intermodal services. It also provides a leading ecommerce site we can integrate into our existing technology infrastructure to better serve all of our customers

RSS Technology/IT

  • Uber Is Quietly Testing A Massive Merchant Delivery Program

    Apr 29, 2015: Uber is planning to launch a merchant delivery program that would allow online shoppers to get same-day delivery of goods through both UberRush couriers and Uber drivers. TechCrunch has obtained training documents for Uber drivers and couriers who are part of the merchant delivery pilot program.
  • Here Come the Drones…

    Apr 28, 2015: The Federal Aviation (FAA) granted approval to e-retailing giant Amazon.com to test-fly their new advanced drones, under certain provision, for potential delivery. This latest petition received quick approval from the FAA compared to past efforts this year, such as the six month delay in approving an earlier prototype for which the FAA received a lot of criticism.

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