Video offers tips on dock safety

DC Velocity

Animated short looks at common hazards as well as protective measures. Lift Trucks

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3 tips about switching to alternative fuel trucks

Fleet Owner

The Trillium CNG managing director offers some tips to fleets considering making the switch to alternative fuel-powered vehicles

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Trailer Leasing Company TIP Sold for Undisclosed Sum

Logistics Business Magazine

Pan-European trailer leaser TIP Trailer Services is to bought for an undisclosed fee by iSquared, which describes itself as a ‘global infrastructure investment manager’ Headquartered in Amsterdam and operating in 17 countries, TIP is one of the leading companies in its ?eld

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Experts offer tips to help fleets cut waste and boost profits

Fleet Owner

Two industry experts shared tips on how fleet managers can eliminate waste and boost their bottom line during a recent Fleet Owner webinar

Top 9 Tips to Consider When Transporting Oversized Cargo

Airfreight Logistics

For more information, tips, and things to consider from a carrier perspective, we’ve spoken with well-known freighter operator Volga-Dnepr to better understand their needs when transporting oversized cargo.

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Spring Ahead: Tips to Help You Navigate the Time Change

Move Ahead

Earl Taylor, a Penske Logistics professional truck driver and one of American Trucking Associations ’ America’s Road Team Captains, is offering some tips to help drivers navigate the spring time change. Spring Ahead Tips.

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Prevent injury and damage with Mitchell 1 safety tips

Fleet Owner

To keep repair professionals safe, aide in faster diagnosis, and prevent unnecessary mistakes on their behalf, Mitchell 1 has shared a few tips and reminders onThe only thing worse than a broken truck part is further damage done in the repair shop.

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Experts share tips to help ace the roadside inspection

Fleet Owner

We’ve pulled together advice on what can help make those roadside checks go as quickly and smoothly as possible, both for the driver and the officer or official performing the inspection. It’s best for all parties involved when these inspections are as expeditious and uneventful as possible

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5 Logistics Budgeting Tips for 2018

Odyssey Logistics

The post 5 Logistics Budgeting Tips for 2018 appeared first on Odyssey Logistics & Technology. With the fourth quarter in full swing, it’s a great time to kick off planning for 2018 and, as part of that effort, find new ways to eke the most out your logistics budget. Whether that means locking in freight rates, doing lane analysis, or evaluating technologies and tools that will help your firm’s transportation. Continue Reading.

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Digitized ocean cargo industry at “tipping point”?

Logistics Management

INTTRA maintains that the ocean cargo industry has moved beyond the “digitization tipping point,” and is on the verge of advancing from innovation to action

Digitized ocean cargo industry at “tipping point”?

247 Customs Broker

INTTRA, a neutral electronic transaction platform for the ocean cargo industry, maintains that the ocean cargo industry has moved beyond the “digitization tipping point,” and is on the verge of advancing from innovation to action. The post Digitized ocean cargo industry at “tipping point”? By Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor ·. April 26, 2018.

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Tips to Avoid Common Customs Traps

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Tips to Avoid Common Customs Traps appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Vague item descriptions. Wrong addresses. Potential customs traps that can cost companies time and money when moving international shipments. Even with advanced technology that has come a long way in digitizing customs procedures, risks still remain in today’s global trade environment if electronic declarations aren’t filled out completely, accurately, and plausibly.

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5 tips for making a good partnership

Fleet Owner

The key element of a successful partnership is trust

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Tips to Help You Navigate Your Winter Move

Move Ahead

With your safety in mind, Penske Truck Rental has assembled a few winter driving safety tips to keep you and your loved ones safe in the event of winter weather. Central Reservation’s Moving Advisors are trained to offer winter driving safety tips for renters whose moves takes them into areas experiencing winter weather. Planning a move can be a stressful time in any season, but winter offers its own set of unique challenges for Penske Truck Rental’s household movers.

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Tips to Save on LTL Shipments

PLS Logistics

Basically, the whole idea of LTL (less-than-truckload) shipping is to save money and only pay for the space you use instead of paying for the whole truck. The transit will be longer, but it will be much cheaper than moving a smaller load as a truckload. LTL shipments seem easy to arrange and handle perfectly on your first try, but are they? Shipping Shipping Costs ltl shipping

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Tips for social media success

Fleet Owner

If you are not currently using social media to promote your business, you are missing an opportunity to increase customer engagement and drive sales, according to Crystal Lindsey of 333 Social Media speaking at a recent NationaLease meeting. One of t

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6 Quick Tips for Successful Logistics Outsourcing

Logistics Bureau

So … No more preamble … Here come the tips—five of them, in fact. By keeping the six tips from this article in mind, you can ensure your business against some of the more common mistakes—and smooth the path to successful logistics outsourcing.

7 Tips to Make Your Moving Day a Success

Move Ahead

Our experts have compiled a list of tips that will help make your move as easy as possible. Have questions about any of the tips above? You just accepted a brand new job in a whole new place, and now you have to move. What do you do? Where do you start? Fortunately, the experts at Penske Truck Rental have the best advice to help make your moving day a success. Penske’s moving experts can answer all your questions and offer lots of good moving advice.

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Driving Tips to Help You Navigate the Fall Time Change

Move Ahead

Earl Taylor, a Penske Logistics professional truck driver and one of American Trucking Associations America’s Road Team Captains, has offered some tips to help drivers – both professional truck drivers and motorists – navigate the fall time change. ” One of the biggest tips when adjusting to conditions is to be mindful of your speed and following distance, he said.

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Robotics at a tipping point revisited – Piece picking robots

247 Customs Broker

A few weeks ago I published Robotics at a tipping point. The post Robotics at a tipping point revisited – Piece picking robots appeared first on 247 Customs Broker. “There’s something happening here, What it is ain’t exactly clear”….Stephen Stephen Stills.

Digitized ocean cargo industry at “tipping point”? – Supply Chain 24/7

247 Customs Broker

INTTRA, a neutral electronic transaction platform for the ocean cargo industry, maintains that the ocean cargo industry has moved beyond the “digitization tipping point,” and is on the verge of advancing from innovation to action. The post Digitized ocean cargo industry at “tipping point”?

Three Tips to Surviving the 2018 Freight Environment

Move Ahead

Spring is just around the corner, and 2018 is already shaping up to be a memorable year in trucking.

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Robotics at a tipping point

Logistics Management

3PL GEODIS is the latest example of how the materials handling industry is adopting robotics

8 Tips For Outsourcing Your Transportation Management – Supply Chain 24/7

247 Customs Broker

Follow these tips to find the best transportation provider to fulfill your supply chain demands. Related: 4 Tips for Choosing a Hazmat Carrier. The post 8 Tips For Outsourcing Your Transportation Management – Supply Chain 24/7 appeared first on 247 Customs Broker. Research The Carrier. Make sure the transportation management company you consider hiring is qualified and experienced in carrying your commodity. Choose Value Over Price.

Safety Tips: Move Over. It’s the Law.

Move Ahead

When you hit the road as a professional truck driver or as a consumer with a car or Penske rental moving truck , you may encounter roadside work or emergency responders working along the way. Did you know there is a correct way to approach these situations?

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10 good tips for sales success

Fleet Owner

One way to be successful in sales is to look at what customers and prospects expect from a sales rep. In other words, put yourself in your customer’s shoes. At the recent NationaLease Sales Meeting, Rick Baker, National Account Executive for NationaL

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Tips For Ocean Container Freight Contract Negotiations

Logistics Portal

Tips For Ocean Container Freight Contract Negotiations Ocean freight tendering is complicated with little standardization, but there are ways shippers can succeed and not view it as such an onerous

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Simple Tips for Keeping Freight Safe During the Holidays

#TQLDrive

Shippers and carriers can follow a few simple tips to avoid falling victim to cargo theft

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4 Tips for a Productive Warehouse

Apparel Logistics

Follow these four tips to make your warehouse more productive, and you can lower your costs and exceed customer expectations in the process. Success in today's retail industry relies on an effective warehouse that can keep items in stock for customers to purchase.

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College Move-Out Tips for First-Time Renters

Move Ahead

Around this time of year, countless college students – from freshmen to seniors – are wrapping up their final exams and getting ready for a much-anticipated summer break. Before they can officially unwind, students first must move out of their college dorms or apartments. But, where do they start? The experts at Penske Truck Rental have plenty of advice when it comes to moving out of college.

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4 Tips for Managing The 2018 Chinese New Year

Now, That's Logistics

The Chinese New Year is right around the corner. Is your supply chain ready for the Year of the Dog? It’s the time of the year businesses throughout China shut down, factories cease operations, and activity at the country’s transportation hubs come to a grinding halt.

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4 Tips for Choosing a Hazmat Carrier – Supply Chain 24/7

247 Customs Broker

The post 4 Tips for Choosing a Hazmat Carrier – Supply Chain 24/7 appeared first on 247 Customs Broker. March 5, 2018 ·. By Landstar. Shippers should not assume that all carriers will haul hazmat or that the carriers they select will look after the shipper’s best interests by verifying shipments are compliant.

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Importing Into LA: 5 Cost-Saving Tips for Shippers

West Coast and California Logistics

If you are importing into LA or Long Beach, here are 5 tips that can save you time, money, and quite a few headaches. The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are the busiest ports in the U.S., handling over $450 billion worth of goods each year. This kind of volume leads to congestion that can really slow down your supply chain, and your cash cycle. Southern California Ports Port Logistics

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3 Tips for Cargo Theft Prevention

Logistics Bureau

Aside from the tips provided below, your company should take extra care as to what information is released onto the Internet. As globalization continues to increase the amount of freight shipped across international boundaries, so too does it increase the risk of losses through cargo theft.

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Tips to Minimize Your Risk of Freight Damage

PLS Logistics

No one likes damaged freight. Not only does it cost money and relationship with your customers, but also adds more stress and pressure to your daily operations. Freight claims are usually time-consuming and, honestly, quite unpleasant to deal with. Let’s be realistic – it’s impossible to avoid freight damage altogether. Eventually, it will happen. Can we do anything to minimize the risk and reduce unpleasant experiences? We sure can! All it takes is being proactive and considerate!

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5 Tips to “Green” Your Supply Chain

Dedola Global Logistics

Get customized tips and help to green your supply chain by scheduling a personalized consultation with the shipping and supply chain experts at Dedola. The post 5 Tips to “Green” Your Supply Chain appeared first on Dedola Global Logistics. Are customers asking you to reduce the carbon footprint of your entire supply chain, not just your manufacturing and production processes?

Robotics at a tipping point revisited – Piece picking robots

Logistics Management

While much of the action has been in mobile collaborative robotics, piece picking robots are finding their niche

Did You Prepare for Chinese New Year? Some Tips for Next Year

Talking Logistics

Chinese New Year: 4 Tips to Prepare. Some Tips for Next Year appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. In the US, we’ve got Times Square cleaned up, the holiday décor packed away for another year, and the store shelves already stocked with red hearts filled with chocolate as we prepare for Valentine’s Day. But supply chain and logistics experts know they need to prepare for another holiday first.

3 Tips to Avoid a Service Failure

#TQLDrive

The hidden costs associated with a service failure can create a snowball effect leaving shippers facing far more than a late fee

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5 Tips for Surviving (and Possibly Thriving in) a Capacity Shortage

Talking Logistics

5 Tips for Finding the Capacity You Need. For those who keep a close eye on freight market trends and have lived through past capacity shortages, the signals arrived early this year that the freight market would quickly tighten, and that rates would soon spike.