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Proper warehouse management is critical to inventory flow, but it doesn’t start at the warehouse, it starts at order and continues through delivery, which brings into play a transportation management system (TMS). Combined with a warehouse management system (WMS), these powerful tools collect thousands of data points that can improve inventory flow and storage. Modern …

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Truckers who fill up in Ohio should take more than a passing interest in the recent goings-on at the statehouse in Columbus. Last Thursday, the Senate passed a bill containing a 6 cent per gallon tax hike on diesel and gasoline. The House, meanwhile, has already approved a 20 cent per gallon diesel tax hike …

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Telematics Vendors Migrate to Popular Mobile Operating System The mobile device revolution has dramatically altered telematics and mobile communications in the trucking industry as tech­nology suppliers have introduced an ever-expanding array of business applications for smartphones and tablets. But the change didn’t stop there. Even traditional in-cab terminals with fixed-mount displays — which remain popular with many …

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What a difference a few months makes. The highly anticipated truckload capacity crisis and the ensuing truckload rate party lasted from late 2017 through late 2018. Beginning in early 2019 – surprise – the rating party was over. It feels like carriers have quickly gone from the best party since deregulation in 1980 to potentially …

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Canada will require the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) beginning in June 2021, making official a long-sought regulation of the commercial transportation industry. Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced the implementation date and the finalized regulations governing ELDs on June 13 outside the headquarters of the Canadian Trucking Alliance and the Ontario Trucking Association …

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