Learn to strengthen your import and export transportation model with A free supply chain white paper

11/30/15 7:30 AM


When it comes to the volatile world of international supply chains, shippers have to be able to make the right decisions at the right times. And in recent years, American importers and exporters have come to learn that is often better to operate with a proactive (rather than reactive) approach to inland transportation that begins or ends with a port. 

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Topics: International, PortSide, Shipping Tips, Supply Chain

Avoiding MABD Fines and Chargebacks: The Retail Ready Carrier

9/14/15 8:00 AM

In this third and final part of our series on how you can reduce the likelihood of being hit by Must Arrive By Date (MABD) fines and delivery chargebacks, we will discuss the final key to making a successful journey to retail store shelves: your carrier. 

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Topics: Distribution, Shipping Tips, Retail

Avoiding MABD Fines and Chargebacks: Warehousing And Production

9/7/15 8:00 AM

In the first part of our guide to avoiding Must Arrive BY Date (MABD) fines and chargebacks, we discussed how you can get off on the right foot with your retail buyer by determining what their system of support is and what they will expect from you when it comes to delivery time. 

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Topics: Distribution, Shipping Tips, Retail

Avoiding MABD Fines and Chargebacks: Understanding Retail Buyers

8/31/15 8:00 AM

Landing products on retail shelves or in a big-box store can be one of the most rewarding achievements for a business or entrepreneur. However, managing to keep your retail buyer satisfied can turn out to become one of the most challenging aspects of the retail relationship.

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Topics: Distribution, Shipping Tips, Retail

Averitt's Capacity Options

3/26/14 9:47 AM

Truckload capacity is tight and getting tighter. Below are some options from Averitt that can help you navigate the capacity crunch:

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Topics: Shipping Tips

Hours of Service Changes - Figuring It Out Together

6/1/13 10:25 AM

Compliance, “egregious violation,” 34-hour restart, mandatory breaks … We’ve all been hearing about the HOS changes, and they will soon be enforced, impacting everyone in our industry.

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Topics: Shipping Tips, Industry News

Damages Eating Into Your Freight Spend? Get Tips For Protecting Your Freight

2/1/13 10:27 AM

Averitt is proud to have a 99.6 percent claims-free incident rate, the best quality performance in the industry.

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Topics: Shipping Tips

Who Gets Your Gold Medal? Five Skills Your Long-Haul LTL Provider Must Master

7/1/12 10:33 AM

Like an Olympic gymnast must demonstrate balance, poise, concentration and flexibility, your long-haul carrier has to display certain skills to earn a gold medal from you.

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Topics: Shipping Tips

How Can LTL Innovations Improve Your Supply Chain?

6/1/12 10:35 AM

A recent edition of World Trade magazine features an excellent story on how LTL providers are reevaluating business models, best practices, evolving trends and new technologies for their customers.

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Topics: Shipping Tips

Do Your Carriers Deliver On Their Green Promises?

11/1/11 10:48 AM

Supply chain professionals are watching more closely than ever how their practices impact the environment.

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Topics: Shipping Tips