Transport and logistics trends to watch out for in 2019

June 4, 2019

Despite speculation about a potential slowdown in the global economy, over 80% of businesses felt confident about their stability into the future. More than half of those were “rather positive” about the future with over 60% stating that they are actively investing in efficiency initiatives to maintain profitability in the event of a downturn.

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USA Truck, Inc.

USAT Capacity Solutions is a provider of transportation and logistics services that include truckload, dedicated contract carriage, intermodal and brokerage spot market throughout North America. USAT Capacity Solutions is the 26th largest truckload carrier in the U.S., according to Transport Topics, and its clientele includes Fortune 500 companies. In addition, USAT Capacity Solutions services 25% of the Fortune 100 companies and 90 of its top 100 customers utilize multiple service offerings.

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Creating an Integrated Supply Chain in Retail Grocery

Infographic | January 3, 2020

With the ongoing expansion of online retail, consumers want more convenience and a wider selection of fresh products, which have shorter shelf lives—putting more pressure on the entire supply chain. This pressure is pushing retailers' cost and service metrics in the wrong direction and boosting tension between retailers and their CPG suppliers. But what if they dealt with this pressure by looking at the supply chain together and using digital tools to collaborate.

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Warehouse Safety

Infographic | February 21, 2020

Health and Safety is a major concern for the Supply Chain & Logistics industries, where hazards and workplace accident risk are significant. We’ve gathered some stats from Safe Work Australia to illustrate the above, as well as recommendations on how to run a safe warehouse:

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WORKING OF LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Infographic | January 3, 2020

Mechanism of Logistics Management. A proper supply chain may include transportation, shipping, receiving, storage supplier. Manufacture transmit load to supplier, warehouse and 3 PL Providers & Packages will be given to the local facility.

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Is a 3PL right for your business?

Infographic | April 20, 2021

Third-party logistics providers typically specialize in integrated operations of warehousing and transportation services that can be scaled and customized to customers needs, based on market conditions, to meet the demands and delivery service requirements for their products. A provider of such integrated services is referenced as a third-party supply chain management provider (3PSCM), or as a supply chain management service provider (SCMSP). 3PL targets particular functions within supply management, such as warehousing, transportation, or raw material provision. Services often extend beyond logistics to include value-added services related to the production or procurement of goods, such as services that integrate parts of the supply chain.

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Your Essential Warehouse

Infographic | December 15, 2019

Regular maintenance of your warehouse should be a central part of the company's safety practices. Keeping your warehouse environment spic-and-span fosters a healthy workplace atmosphere, increased efficiency, and fewer accidents.

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TOP ISSUES FACING 3PL'S AND COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSES

Infographic | January 6, 2020

Power consumption: Energy cost have increased 33% over the past decade. Consumption rose from 5.25 c/KWH to over 7.01 c/KWH this accounting for nearly 15 percent of the facilities operating cost. Next to energy, labor costs are the second largest concern for a 3PL warehouse. The demand for skilled labor is at an all time high with manufactures, repack operators and other warehouses and retailers all competing for the same worker.

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Spotlight

USA Truck, Inc.

USAT Capacity Solutions is a provider of transportation and logistics services that include truckload, dedicated contract carriage, intermodal and brokerage spot market throughout North America. USAT Capacity Solutions is the 26th largest truckload carrier in the U.S., according to Transport Topics, and its clientele includes Fortune 500 companies. In addition, USAT Capacity Solutions services 25% of the Fortune 100 companies and 90 of its top 100 customers utilize multiple service offerings.

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