Voice Of The Truck Driver

| July 15, 2016

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The professional truck driver shortage isn’t news anymore. With just about every industry publication writing articles on the subject as well as mainstream newspapers, television and online coverage, it is something the industry and most of North America is well aware of.

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Since 1972, SBA has provided global freight supply chain management services to a wide-range of satisfied customers. We are a dedicated team of highly-trained specialists, structured to provide our customers with a competitive edge. Our 44 strategically located terminals across the U.S. are staffed with seasoned professionals who specialize in global cargo transportation, documentation, banking services and complete supply chain management services. These staff members are backed by an experienced team at our corporate headquarters and overseas by our partner organizations

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Detect, Decide, Execute: How Logistics Drives Business Performance

Article | February 18, 2020

Logistics can be a tough business. In a world where your Amazon orders arrive the same or next day, customers are demanding more from all their suppliers. That leaves businesses struggling to keep up with customer expectations and forcing them to reevaluate – and reinvent – their distribution networks to become more agile. Not only is customer satisfaction at stake, but in an uncertain world, logistics costs can easily spiral out of control, threatening the financial bottom line. Striking a profitable balance between customer service and costs is what defines a successful logistics operation.

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Supply Chain in the Time of Corona

Article | March 30, 2020

The corona lock-down has one advantage: I finally have the time to read the stack of books on my bedside table. That includes re-reading the classic novel by Gabriel García Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera, which is set in the late 19th century during a cholera pandemic. No one alive has ever seen a pandemic like the one the world is experiencing today. Governments, businesses and citizens seem to be in a state of disbelief about the disruption that COVID-19 is causing. Things we have taken for granted are suddenly no longer there for us: travel, theater, a coffee with friends are all now off limits. But these are things that we notice.

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How AI and automation could impact supply chain roles

Article | April 19, 2020

Innovations such as AI and automation have been tipped to kickstart the Fourth Revolution. While the technology is being widely adopted, it is constantly evolving. Therefore, there is uncertainty surrounding its overall impact, particularly on professional roles within the supply chain. Some fear that the technology will replace its human counterparts, while other experts suggest it will work in unison with humans, supporting them to focus on higher value opportunities. Amidst all of this uncertainty one thing is for certain: AI and automation will change how we operate.

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How smart tech can transform warehousing

Article | February 23, 2020

A quick look into the history of warehouse management tells us that it was once a very paper-intensive process, heavily reliant on human beings to co-ordinate the multitude of activities that take place within the warehouse. However, ever-rising customer expectations, e-tailing/omni-channel and the pressure of quicker delivery times, increasing operational complexity along with the unprecedented advancement in smart technologies call for smart warehousing management systems, empowered by the Internet of Things or IoT.

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SBA Global Logistic Services

Since 1972, SBA has provided global freight supply chain management services to a wide-range of satisfied customers. We are a dedicated team of highly-trained specialists, structured to provide our customers with a competitive edge. Our 44 strategically located terminals across the U.S. are staffed with seasoned professionals who specialize in global cargo transportation, documentation, banking services and complete supply chain management services. These staff members are backed by an experienced team at our corporate headquarters and overseas by our partner organizations

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