Cross-Border Shipping: How 3PLs Are Evolving to Address the Current Shipping Climate

FreightWaves

Cross-border business is continuing to increase, with 2018 seeing both historic levels and growing issues within the shipping industry, particularly with northbound business from Mexico. However, as manufacturing remains strong and business continues to grow, complexities are also heightened due to the current political climate. In addition, a significant imbalance exists, with seven trucks heading north from Mexico to the U.S. for every one truck moving south. And with news of major U.S. carriers pulling out of the marketplace, capacity issues are further compounded.
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VRL Logistics Ltd, incorporated in 1976, provides  goods and passenger transportation services. The company has a pan¬India network of 1,000 plus branches and 3,500 plus fleet, which includes owned fleet of 375 buses. It also has a 42.5 MW wind power plant in Kappatgudda, Karnataka, which supplies electricity to Hubli Electricity Supply Company Ltd. It is registered with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change for trading in carbon credits.  It is into the air-charter business as well. The company's passenger transportation business is focused on metropolitan and tier¬II cities in Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Telangana and Tamil Nadu. 

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How Smart Trailer Management Increases Productivity and Improves ROI

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Trailer idling, fleet maintenance, driver shortages and cargo theft. These are just a few of the challenges faced by fleet owners and managers today.A smart trailer management solution must do more than simply track and monitor fleet assets to help solve these problems. It also needs to present intelligence and produce insights that help a business make smart decisions to efficiently deploy resources, sharpen its competitive edge and become a better supplier for its customers – setting it up for long-term success. The level of success, however, depends on the quality of the solution, which comes down to reliability, the amount of visibility into fleet assets and total cost of ownership.
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Machine Learning and AI are changing our lives as consumers, and now they are making rapid inroads in business. How can you harness the business value of AI and not fall for the hype? In this webinar Seth Lippincott will apply Nucleus Research’s value methodology and explain how one company overcame challenges of a managing a complex supply chain hampered by poor vertical integration, to coordinate an entire ecosystem of suppliers, distribution and raw materials using an intelligent network.
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VRL Logistics Ltd, incorporated in 1976, provides  goods and passenger transportation services. The company has a pan¬India network of 1,000 plus branches and 3,500 plus fleet, which includes owned fleet of 375 buses. It also has a 42.5 MW wind power plant in Kappatgudda, Karnataka, which supplies electricity to Hubli Electricity Supply Company Ltd. It is registered with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change for trading in carbon credits.  It is into the air-charter business as well. The company's passenger transportation business is focused on metropolitan and tier¬II cities in Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Telangana and Tamil Nadu. 

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