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Tag Archives: Ground Freight

Where does crowdshipping fit into logistics?

A series of frustrating experiences in e-commerce shipping got me thinking: despite the online commerce revolution, what has changed about shipping and local delivery? A massive opportunity exists to reinvent delivery services, especially around what is often referred to as the “last mile” of online retail, to meet the needs of customers who want everything […]

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FMCSA’s latest projections for e-log mandate

The Department of Transportation still expects to publish a Safety Fitness Determination rule in June, according to the DOT’s latest rule-makings update, and it still expects to send a speed limiter mandate proposal to the White House next month. Here are the projected dates for all of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s upcoming 2015 […]

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As the clock clicks closer to the holidays, strong volumes are expected despite congestion problems at Los Angeles County ports

Retailers are expecting a robust holiday season and don’t want to be caught short on inventory. So the volumes are not the issue. Stifel Nicolaus analyst David Ross observed in a research note that with holiday season approaching, concerns continue to mount over U.S. transportation network congestion “While the dockworker labor dispute [between the Pacific […]

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Meeting logistics challenges head-on, DBS is developing a transport and logistics solution that delivers real-time data while saving fuel.

Facing a host of logistic challenges: fierce competition, cost pressures, unstable energy costs, stringent emissions legislation and the requirement for accurately-measured carbon footprints. DB Schenker along with T-Systems and GAF AG are looking for solutions that deliver real-time data based on satellite navigation, earth observation and satellite communication technologies. Cutting CO2 Emissions /Saving Fuel The […]

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DB Schenker selected as an Inbound Logistics Top 100 Third-Party Logistics Provider for 2014

DB Schenker is proud to announce that it has been ranked among the Top 100 Third Party Logistics (3PL) Providers by Inbound Logistics. Making the annual list means DB Schenker is among the elite 3PL service providers that exceed the increasingly complex logistics outsourcing requirements of Inbound Logistics readers, according to the editors of the […]

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When DIY Just Doesn’t Make Sense

In an effort to keep more control and possibly save some money, many companies insist on handling their own transportation and logistics requirements. They have a do it yourself (DIY) mentality. If they don’t have their own transportation infrastructure, they find a ground carrier to move their products, another to handle cross-border paperwork, yet another […]

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