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Why is Density Based Pricing Hard for LTL to Adopt?

  LTL, or less-than-truckload, has traditionally priced based on rate-setting formulas that take into account commodity classifications.   While some major carriers like UPS and FedEx are moving toward a density based pricing model, the rest of the LTL market has been slow to transition, in part because current Transportation Management Systems
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Using Logistics Technology to Improve Shipping Operations-Part 2

  Logistics technology helps to improve decision-making and communication, in addition to other benefits, such as getting rid of paperwork, and better supply chain visibility.  The elimination of paperwork help logistics professionals focus on more important tasks, while better visibility helps the organization align goals overall. Getting Rid of Unnecessary Paperwork Shipping is
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Using Logistics Technology to Improve Shipping Operations: Part 1

  Logistics companies are often criticized for being slower to adopt new technology as compared to other industries. Whether or not this is completely true, it is accurate that every company has a tight IT budget. New operations systems can eat away a large part of that budget. Performing a cost/benefit
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