The Supply Chain Challenges of GDPR Compliance

| May 1, 2018

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The GDPR also addresses the export of anyone’s personal data outside of the EU, as personal data no longer knows or respects international borders. This mandate is especially important given the recent revelations about Facebook’s user data being compromised by foreign meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

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Hub Group, Inc. is an asset-light freight transportation management companies. The Company offers intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services. It operates through a network of operating centers throughout the United States and Canada. Through its network, the Company moves freight in and out of cities in the United States, Canada and Mexico. It services a customer base in a range of industries, including consumer products, retail and durable goods. The Company arranges freight movement for its customers through transportation carriers and equipment providers.

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What is supply chain? A definitive guide.

Article | March 13, 2020

Getting the supply chain right is make or break to companies - especially in the modern world, where consumers expect to receive goods quicker than ever before. But what actually is the supply chain? A supply chain is defined as the entire process of making and selling commercial goods, including every stage from the supply of materials and the manufacture of the goods through to their distribution and sale. Successfully managing supply chains is essential to any company hoping to compete.

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In 2020, Supply-Chain Digitization Is No Longer Optional

Article | March 13, 2020

Without a doubt, uncertainty and unpredictability will continue to increase. Whether you‘re a bio pharma company grappling with temperature excursions, or an automaker relying on critical assembly-line components that only China produces, you’re bound to be affected. The amount of disruption in today’s business climate necessitates the ability to respond in real time, which can only be done if the entire supply chain is visible, and updates are current.

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Tracking Fixed Assets Across the Modern Supply Chain

Article | March 13, 2020

Fixed assets, comprised of high value, long-term use inventory, can cost $260,000 per hour in unplanned production downtime if mismanaged. Common enterprise asset management challenges include inaccurate data, lack of visibility, timeliness, costly downtime and inability to scale. Modern asset tracking software can drive operational efficiency and oversight, even across dispersed geographies.

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Why ISO Standards for Warehouse Work Should Be Reevaluated

Article | March 13, 2020

Lower back pain is the second most common reason for a doctor visit, and costs the supply-chain industry around $100 billion per year. One of the leading culprits for this pain and expense is the pushing and pulling that occurs in the hundreds of thousands of distribution facilities throughout the world. Thousands of employees injure themselves each year because of some sort of pushing activity with industrial equipment. It’s clear that we’re not doing enough to solve this problem. However, we are seeing improvements in measurement standards for equipment that’s involved with pushing.

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Hub Group

Hub Group, Inc. is an asset-light freight transportation management companies. The Company offers intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services. It operates through a network of operating centers throughout the United States and Canada. Through its network, the Company moves freight in and out of cities in the United States, Canada and Mexico. It services a customer base in a range of industries, including consumer products, retail and durable goods. The Company arranges freight movement for its customers through transportation carriers and equipment providers.

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