Why the Driver Shortage Is Causing Sleepless Nights for Truckers

The growth of the trucking industry is a crucial economic barometer in the US economy. Trucks move approximately 70% of all the freight tonnage in the country. Truck drivers are at the center of the entire transportation system and hold supply chains together. Truckload companies are confronting the difficulties in searching for, hiring, and retaining drivers.

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Genesee & Wyoming Inc.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns or leases 121 freight railroads worldwide (collectively "G&W"​ or the "company"​)* that are organized into 10 operating regions with approximately 7,200 employees and more than 2,800 customers.

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The shipping & receiving process

Infographic | December 12, 2019

Within the supply chain process, there is a much smaller piece of the puzzle that is arguably the most critical component in maintaining accurate inventory: The Shipping and Receiving Logistics Process. Inventory is not Initially rec.. and reported accurately during these processes

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INVESTING IN SUPPLY CHAIN PREPAREDNESS

Infographic | March 23, 2020

from complex emergencies to sudden onset responses, recent cooperative studies tri HELP Logistics, Kuehne Logistics University. Action Contre la Faim France, Global Logistics Cluster, If RC, Save the Childern International and INICEF, show just how important preparedness action can be across die humanitarian supply chain.

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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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Supply chain planning

Infographic | January 27, 2020

Supply chain management software is segmented into planning components and execution components. Planning are activities such as developing demands forecasts, establishing the supplies, planning and scheduling manufacturing operations, and developing key performance metrics to ensure efficient and cost effective operations.

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SHIPPING SOLUTIONS FOR ECOMMERCE

Infographic | January 31, 2020

Choosing your packaging: When choosing what material to use for your products, it's important to consider the following: Packaging size packaging weight. Packaging durability: Will it maintain its integrity in bad weather. Origin country 2 product fragility product shape. Eco-friendly packaging options.

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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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Genesee & Wyoming Inc.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns or leases 121 freight railroads worldwide (collectively "G&W"​ or the "company"​)* that are organized into 10 operating regions with approximately 7,200 employees and more than 2,800 customers.

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