Blockchain for Supply Chain

| November 22, 2019

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Treum is building a next-generation, decentralized supply chain operating system that helps businesses build trust with their customers. Using blockchain technology powered by Ethereum, Treum makes it possible to track the food we eat and the products we buy all the way back to the source bringing transparency, traceability and tradability to our everyday lives.

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Hilton Haulage Limited Partnership

Hilton Haulage is one of the leading suppliers for transport and storage facilities to businesses throughout New Zealand. Proudly founded in South Canterbury, in the late 1960's the company has grown to more than 200 trucks with 450 employees across 14 locations.

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Freight & Transportation Management Trends for 2020 to Know

Article | February 19, 2020

The transportation management trends for 2020 reflect a growing consensus that new technology and visibility will define the successes of the future supply chain. Adoption rates for new services and cloud-based technologies are climbing, and the global transportation management system (TMS) is expanding. In fact, according to FreightWaves, the global TMS market will achieve a compound annual growth rate of 19.13% through 2024.

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COVID-19 Lesson: Make Your Supply Chain More Resilient

Article | March 31, 2020

Until the Coronavirus began wreaking its havoc, global companies could run their supply chains on the assumption that disruptions would be rare and short-lived, and that products should be sourced, produced, and distributed at the cheapest locations to be found, wherever in the world that may be. The pandemic, however, has exposed the risk, like never before, of concentrating sources in one location—especially when it’s far away from a company’s headquarters and markets.

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What’s Driving Increased Expenses in the Trucking Industry

Article | March 2, 2020

Motor-carrier costs rose 7.7% in 2019, according to the latest annual report by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI). Costs in the trucking industry far surpassed the increases felt by many other industries. By comparison, inflation in the U.S. was 2.49% for the same period. Shipping rates aren’t growing at the same steady rate as costs, so motor carriers are shouldering the burden of many of these increases.

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4 features to look for when buying a quality warehouse order picking cart

Article | October 16, 2020

Order picking is the most resource-intensive operation of a warehouse or fulfillment center. More than 55% of the operating cost for a warehouse is related to order picking, and fulfillment centers, the number stands at 50%. It is the process that can bring in the most cost savings with an effective, streamlined and efficient order picking system. One of the most important components of your order picking system is the warehouse order picking cart. Order picking carts are used to move inventory from the warehouse shelves to sorting or packing stations. They make it easier for warehouse associates to carry multiple items at a time or to carry large, unwieldy items. When it is possible to carry multiple items on a trip, it drastically reduces the distance traveled by associates on foot. It also helps to reduce physical fatigue and improves efficiency dramatically.

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Hilton Haulage Limited Partnership

Hilton Haulage is one of the leading suppliers for transport and storage facilities to businesses throughout New Zealand. Proudly founded in South Canterbury, in the late 1960's the company has grown to more than 200 trucks with 450 employees across 14 locations.

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