2016 Third-Party Logistics Study

The 2016 20th Annual Third Party Logistics Study shows continued collaborative and positive relationships between shippers and third-party logistics providers, which have been developing since the study began 20 years ago. This year’s survey suggests 3PLs and their customers are becoming more proficient at what they do, individually as well as together, which is improving the quality of their relationships. Both parties 93% of 3PL users and 94% of 3PL providers reported that their relationships are successful and that their work is yielding positive results.

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C.P.Duck Haulage

C.P. Duck Haulage is a family run haulage business based in Somerset. - Operating crane mounted lorries, conducting specailised lifts and providing haulage services nationwide.

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Improving the Last Mile With Secure, Unattended Asset-Transfer Solutions

whitePaper | April 6, 2020

With final-mile deliveries on the rise, it’s more critical than ever to efficiently and securely transfer assets between business partners. Despite improvements in route planning, dock scheduling, and transportation-management systems, the biggest problem remains — sometimes there’s simply no one available to receive the delivery.

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IS YOUR LOGISTICS SOFTWARE READY FOR BREXIT?

whitePaper | January 12, 2020

By the end of October 2019, with or without an agreement, Brexit will have a major impact on crossborder shipping. Change is inevitable, so businesses should act now to ensure their shipping software solutions are up-to-date and prepared to manage the effects of Brexit. Businesses should start preparing by better understanding the specific nature and extent of the looming changes. By proactively addressing potential challenges to shipping operations brought on by Brexit and leveraging the latest global multi-carrier shipping software, businesses can work to ensure a smooth Brexit transition, provide a seamless customer experience, proficiently manage delays and keep costs in line with expectations.

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Revolutionizing Logistics and Transportation through Blockchain

whitePaper | January 17, 2020

With the sheer pace of globalization and the rise of e-commerce and other factors contributing to the cause, the global economy has become more integrated and interconnected. However, one critical aspect which has facilitated in the burgeoning rise of the integration of the world economy is the globalization of the logistics that links trade and commerce. A simple principle of trust among the various stakeholders has been the binding thread in the incredibly complex supply chain.

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Need for due diligence in assessing supply chain substance

whitePaper | February 1, 2020

Demonstrating compliance for a variety of regulations and requirements can be a relatively challenging process. It usually begins with data collection, followed by a comparison against regulatory and industry requirements before companies conduct an assessment using comprehensive test and analytical protocols. However, substance regulations do not typically reference comprehensive and standardized testing protocols explicitly, which poses additional challenges and requirements for manufacturers and their downstream partners.

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Sustainability and Compliance in Supply Chains: SCRM Best Practices from Clariant

whitePaper | January 28, 2020

Supply chain risk management has never been more important—especially in industries where regulations are everchanging and sustainability is top of mind. The ability to effectively identify, track and mitigate risk is now becoming a huge competitive advantage for the world’s leading brands. A sufficient level of insight was once nearly impossible for companies to achieve using traditional methods of managing supply chain risk, but as you’ll learn from the example of Clariant, organizations can now successfully integrate technology into the process to better map, assess and mitigate global threats.

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White Paper on Transport Safety in the Era of Digital Mobility

whitePaper | February 9, 2020

While remarkable progress has been made with technological, operational and behavioral improvements in the century-old, automotive-based transport systems used around the world, rapid technological changes are occurring that could amount to a reset in outcomes for transport users. The convergence of connectivity, automation, electrification and on-demand services suggests a transformation in transport safety, community access, traffic efficiency, emissions and energy use.

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C.P. Duck Haulage is a family run haulage business based in Somerset. - Operating crane mounted lorries, conducting specailised lifts and providing haulage services nationwide.

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