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TLI University: Introduction to Transportation

May 15, 2018

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The 2017 Certified Provider Partner Program Winners

April 20, 2018

Translogistics, Inc. is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 CP3 Awards (Certified Provider Partner Program). The CP3 Awards recognize transportation service providers for consistent high performance, exemplary on-time service, and strong, collaborative relationships. This year, 2 transportation service providers were selected in the categories of National and Regional less-than-truckload (LTL) Carrier of the Year.
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Capacity Crunch Results in Record High Freight Rates

March 2, 2018

Increased Available Loads + Decreased Truck Capacity = RECORD HIGH RATES! 

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December Industry News and Tonnage Report

December 22, 2017

The 3 and 12 month rate of change is clearly showing an upward slope not seen since January of 2013.

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Identify and Solve Your Biggest Logistics Challenges

November 2, 2017

Managing a complex transportation logistics operation is a multifaceted, ongoing task that not only weighs heavily on a business’s operations team, but also on C-level executives who already have plenty on their plate. When logistics issues regularly seep from a vendor to your customer service team to you, the continued frustrations can upset the balance of your entire business and ultimately hinder your customer relationships. A true logistics partner coupled with a good transportation management system (TMS) can work to solve and even prevent everyday supply chain problems, but how can you address your business’s issues now? Begin by identifying them.

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Why 3PLs Need Transparency and Visibility Today

October 5, 2017

Business integrity and transparency have been making headlines in 2017 for a very good reason. Consumers today research companies and products before choosing to do business with them, and this trend is true for most industries. In transportation, transparency has taken somewhat of a backseat, at least when it comes to third-party logistics providers (3PLs) and the companies that partner with them. When executives and other logistics professionals seek a 3PL to help manage their supply chain, oftentimes the single and most important requirement is price point or carrier savings.

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The importance of proper packaging with carrier dimensionalizers

September 29, 2017

 As a shipper, it's important to realize that even a small change in packaging can significantly increase costs.  With more products being classified by density, and LTL carriers adding more dimensionalizers into their system, it can be challenging to get all the details accurate.  

Here are some things you should be aware of:

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Logistics Partnership with Open Visibility, Guaranteed!

September 21, 2017

What could you achieve in your business if you didn’t have to focus on the complexities of logistics?  If you’re like most businesses, you don’t have the people, tools, experience or budget needed to make your logistics department a well-oiled machine.

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September Industry News and Tonnage Report

September 14, 2017

The 12 month rate of change is starting to show a slight bend upwards on both charts (see below).  This is a positive sign but too early to call it a trend.

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The Value of a Customer Specific Transportation Program

September 7, 2017

With the transportation industry capacity changing by the day, shippers are under constant pressure to stabilize costs within their supply chain. Both Less than Truckload (LTL) and Truckload (TL) capacity continues to tighten as carriers become more and more selective as to what types of freight and lanes they will handle.

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About Our Blog

For the latest insights, tips and commentary surrounding the logistics industry, look no further. Our blog aims to provide valuable information for anyone interested in best practices, helpful information and insightful observations related to the rapid-moving world of transportation logistics management. Herein you’ll find exclusive thoughts from the award-winning team at Translogistics covering anything and everything related to your transportation logistics processes and plans. Interested in our thoughts on a specific topic? We want to hear from you! Email us at marketing@translogisticsinc.com.

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