A few months ago we wrote a tongue in cheek post about 5 Upfront Tips you can do to save on less than truckload shipping (a capitalization of Less than truckload).
Once upon a time, there were fewer manufacturing entities in the world, and shipping companies clamored for relationships with each and every business. During this long-ago time, your business may have thrived in an appease-the-business-no-matter-the-size world.
Battery Assault: The Innovation of Batteries “Powering” Automotive Manufacturing & Manufacturing Industries
“I sell here, Sir, what all the world desires to have – POWER”, – Matthew Boulton.
The “Power” Of Harnessing Power
From the infancy of the industrial revolution where Matthew promoted his steam engine, we humans wanted to encapsulate power in our hands. In the early 1900s electric cars running on lead acid batteries vied with the early unreliable internal combustion engines.
What is the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) & How Could It & the Trans-Pacific Partnership Impact Manufacturing?
As a business owner, you have heard of the impact of reshoring on the US economy and the steadily growing number of jobs in manufacturing. However, the number of manufacturing jobs will never reach the same highs it had in the past.
This is the second post in a three-part series on Supplier Quality Management also known as SQM. In the first post our long tme guest blogger, Chuck Intrieri of The Lean Supply Chain, gave us 5 core metrics to evaluate supplier performance using supplier quality management and a 4 step process to execute.
Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck Annual 3-Day Enforcement Event to Take Place June 2-4, 2015
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 28th annual International Roadcheck will take place June 2-4, 2015. International Roadcheck is a 72-hour period when approximately 10,000 CVSA-certified local, state, provincial and federal inspectors in jurisdictions across North America perform truck and bus inspections.
Cerasis Hosted Executives and Staff of Dayton Freight Lines Inc. at the Corporate Headquarters Presenting the Carrier Partner of the Year Award at an Evening Gala
(Eagan, MN) – Cerasis, Inc., a North American third party logistics company with a focus on North American over the road transportation management, announces they have presented long time carrier partner, Dayton Freight Lines Inc.
Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog post from end-to-end global supply chain services company, Flash Global. The company focuses on high tech industries such as telecome, data storage, data centers, bio-medicine, and any company who needs supply chain visibility and proactive supply chain services for replacement parts and more.
Customer expectations of reliable quality and rapid delivery forces today’s manufacturers to either shorten cycle times or lose business. Customers simply switch suppliers when others are more capable of delivering within their preferred timeframes.
Historically, new technologies have been slow to come to, and be adopted by, the transportation industry. However, several innovative companies are challenging this norm. From software solutions to new vehicle concepts, awesome ideas are making the transportation industry more efficient, safer, and profitable.
At Spendrix, we’re big fans of these advancements in transportation technology.