DRIVER SHORTAGE SPECIAL REPORT

A special compilation of published posts summarizing key issues around the truck driver shortage, and changes the transportation industry is making to address the ongoing problem.

Spotlight

KGL

Kuwait & Gulf Link Transport Company (KGL) is a highly focused group of companies, with regional interests in Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM). The company commands a network of specialized Business Units that promote efficient and effective B2B and B2G logistics related services to its customers in the Middle East. KGL Supply Chain Management (SCM) services are complemented with a range of Car and Equipment Rental and Leasing, Passenger Transport Services, Information Technology, Project Management, Technical Services, Real Estate and other Adjacent Businesses. We operate through a portfolio of highly integrated subsidiaries and affiliates to offer comprehensive services to our customers in the Middle East, Africa and beyond. KGL expansion is based on a carefully planned corporate strategy that relies on its core competencies and sustainable growth plans.

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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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The Three “S’s” of a Great Incentive Compensation Management System

whitePaper | July 23, 2018

It all ties together. You want your sales reps to behave a certain way and close a certain amount of deals in specific verticals that match your company’s 3- and/or 5-year vision, but the systems you currently have in place to drive this behavior are not working for any number of reasons. Most likely, they’re too slow. Or too complicated. Or not scalable. Almost certainly, it’s at least one of the above—if not all three. Growing companies, especially enterprises, need big solutions to handle their sales operation’s size and complexity.

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COMPARISON OF LEADING ELECTRIC VEHICLE POLICY AND DEPLOYMENT IN EUROPE

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In response to rising concerns about health and climate impacts, electrifying passenger cars is seen as a key measure to reduce pollutant and greenhouse gas emissions from road transportation. Electrification of passenger cars also allows for the diversification of energy sources in the transportation sector as it allows for a shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources. Major obstacles to mass-market uptake of electric vehicles (EVs) are the comparatively high vehicle price, limited driving range of EVs, and limited availability of charging infrastructure.

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Outsourcing e-commerce logistics: pros and cons.

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E-commerce logistics poses complex supplychain challenges for e-tailers. Because not only online consumers are demanding more; e-tailers themselves are also making greater demands on e-commerce logistics. It is our strong conviction that by outsourcing logistics e-commerce activities, e-tailers are able to concentrate on their core activity and so safeguard their sustainable growth.

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TOTAL MATERIAL HANDLING FLEET OPTIMIZATION

whitePaper | June 6, 2019

NO ONE OPERATING A LIFT TRUCK or other material handling vehicle would operate the equipment with unnecessary obstructions blocking their view of the routes to take down aisles or when moving into a dock area. Visibility for safe navigation when it comes to the actual operation of material handling equipment is paramount. Yet when it comes to an enterprise’s understanding of the costs and asset lifecycle planning issues surrounding material handling fleets, there is often a lack of visibility into the full range of issues and costs involved. That lack of information is the main hinderance to optimal fleet operations, explains Allen Polk, vice president of sales for Kenco Material Handling Solutions

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Executive Summary And Regional Comparisons 2009 3PL CEO Surveys

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The surveys discussed below mark a continuation of a series of annual surveys of the CEOs of major 3PL service providers that began in 1994. During 2009, three separate surveys were conducted—one of the CEOs of large companies serving the North American 3PL marketplace, another of those serving the European market, and a third of companies serving the Asia-Pacific 3PL marketplace.

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Spotlight

KGL

Kuwait & Gulf Link Transport Company (KGL) is a highly focused group of companies, with regional interests in Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM). The company commands a network of specialized Business Units that promote efficient and effective B2B and B2G logistics related services to its customers in the Middle East. KGL Supply Chain Management (SCM) services are complemented with a range of Car and Equipment Rental and Leasing, Passenger Transport Services, Information Technology, Project Management, Technical Services, Real Estate and other Adjacent Businesses. We operate through a portfolio of highly integrated subsidiaries and affiliates to offer comprehensive services to our customers in the Middle East, Africa and beyond. KGL expansion is based on a carefully planned corporate strategy that relies on its core competencies and sustainable growth plans.

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