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Helping companies develop innovative and refined direct to consumer shipping practices. Consultation in carrier and service selection, key performance indicators (KPIs), packaging and return options to achieve financial and service goals. Guidance on best in class carrier contract and rate negotiation to lower shipping costs. Project management for shipping software selection, shipping software implementation, order fulfillment site identification, fulfillment site preparation, holiday planning, holiday execution, drop ship program development and 3PL opportunity investigation.

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SIXFOLD INTRODUCES DATA SHARING INITIATIVE TO EMPOWER CARRIERS IN THE NEW ERA OF SUPPLY CHAIN OPENNESS

Sixfold | May 10, 2021

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Sixfold, Europe's leading real-time transportation visibility platform has launched a data-sharing campaign aimed at a new era of openness, accessibility, and transparency in the supply chain and logistics sectors. The Open Visibility Data Exchange establishes a new data-sharing standard, allowing carriers and logistics service providers (LSPs) to take ownership of their real-time visibility data and optimize value for stakeholders in the supply chain. Accurate shipping ETAs h...

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FREIGHT

COWEN RESEARCH AND AFS LOGISTICS LAUNCH INDEX TO TRACK AND PREDICT PRICING WITHIN THE AIR FREIGHT & SURFACE TRANSPORTATION SECTOR

Cowen Inc. | October 12, 2021

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Cowen Inc. (NASDAQ:COWN) (“Cowen” or the “Company”), and AFS Logistics, LLC (“AFS”), today announced the launch of the Cowen/AFS Freight Index (“Freight Index”). The Freight Index will serve to provide Cowen’s institutional clients with predictive pricing tools for multiple sectors within the freight industry, on a quarterly basis. The Freight Index will provide a performance snapshot of less-than-truckload shipping (LTL), full truckload ship...

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MANAGEMENT

BBF GLOBAL LOGISTICS JOINS ARMSTRONG RELOCATION & COMPANIES

BBF GLOBAL LOGISTICS | April 07, 2022

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BBF Global Logistics, LLC ("BBF"), a Memphis-based transportation brokerage company, has joined Armstrong Relocation & Companies ("Armstrong")—an industry-leading provider of moving, relocation and supply chain solutions. This transaction elevates BBF's portfolio of services through the additional resources Armstrong has to offer. While many businesses were focused on remaining operational through the pandemic, BBF President Alexander Folk launche...

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COYOTE LOGISTICS LAUNCHES DYNAMIC ROUTE OPTIMIZATION TECH TO IMPROVE SHIPPING PRODUCTIVITY

Coyote Logistics | July 17, 2020

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Coyote Logistics said on Wednesday that it is launching dynamic route optimization (DRO), improving weekly routing plans and promising carriers consistent weekly miles, despite recent market volatility, in a range of 2,100-2,700 miles.The machine-learning algorithm is designed to provide fleets with efficiencies and consistency in load deliveries, Coyote officials said. The software will guide drivers to and from home bases by combing over factors such as region, drivers' hours, costs,...

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SUPPLY CHAIN

SIXFOLD INTRODUCES DATA SHARING INITIATIVE TO EMPOWER CARRIERS IN THE NEW ERA OF SUPPLY CHAIN OPENNESS

Sixfold | May 10, 2021

Sixfold, Europe's leading real-time transportation visibility platform has launched a data-sharing campaign aimed at a new era of openness, accessibility, and transparency in the supply chain and logistics sectors. The Open Visibility Data Exchange establishes a new data-sharing standard, allowing carriers and logistics service providers (LSPs) to take ownership of their real-time visibility data and optimize value for stakeholders in the supply chain. Accurate shipping ETAs h...

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FREIGHT

COWEN RESEARCH AND AFS LOGISTICS LAUNCH INDEX TO TRACK AND PREDICT PRICING WITHIN THE AIR FREIGHT & SURFACE TRANSPORTATION SECTOR

Cowen Inc. | October 12, 2021

Cowen Inc. (NASDAQ:COWN) (“Cowen” or the “Company”), and AFS Logistics, LLC (“AFS”), today announced the launch of the Cowen/AFS Freight Index (“Freight Index”). The Freight Index will serve to provide Cowen’s institutional clients with predictive pricing tools for multiple sectors within the freight industry, on a quarterly basis. The Freight Index will provide a performance snapshot of less-than-truckload shipping (LTL), full truckload ship...

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MANAGEMENT

BBF GLOBAL LOGISTICS JOINS ARMSTRONG RELOCATION & COMPANIES

BBF GLOBAL LOGISTICS | April 07, 2022

BBF Global Logistics, LLC ("BBF"), a Memphis-based transportation brokerage company, has joined Armstrong Relocation & Companies ("Armstrong")—an industry-leading provider of moving, relocation and supply chain solutions. This transaction elevates BBF's portfolio of services through the additional resources Armstrong has to offer. While many businesses were focused on remaining operational through the pandemic, BBF President Alexander Folk launche...

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COYOTE LOGISTICS LAUNCHES DYNAMIC ROUTE OPTIMIZATION TECH TO IMPROVE SHIPPING PRODUCTIVITY

Coyote Logistics | July 17, 2020

Coyote Logistics said on Wednesday that it is launching dynamic route optimization (DRO), improving weekly routing plans and promising carriers consistent weekly miles, despite recent market volatility, in a range of 2,100-2,700 miles.The machine-learning algorithm is designed to provide fleets with efficiencies and consistency in load deliveries, Coyote officials said. The software will guide drivers to and from home bases by combing over factors such as region, drivers' hours, costs,...

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