Ryder Awarded SAFETY Act Certification

Ryder announced that it was awarded SAFETY Act Certification from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for its global supply chain security program. Here are some details from the press release: The SAFETY (Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies) Act provides important liability protections for providers of products and services with anti-terrorism benefits. The […]

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UberCARGO: A Development 3PLs Should Not Ignore

In a post last August, I made the point that the competitive landscape in logistics today is like a single-elimination playoff game in baseball, with industry leaders facing young upstarts in a win-or-go-home battle. And I pointed to Uber as one of those upstarts, with its UberRUSH service as an example. Well, Uber is taking […]

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C.H. Robinson Transforms Oil and Gas Supply Chains

C.H. Robinson validated/underscored one of my predictions for 2015: that 3PLs (and software vendors) will focus more on serving the needs of companies in the Energy and Process industries, especially Oil and Gas and Chemicals. As the company announced this week, “To capitalize on the rapid demand in the oil and gas industry, C.H. Robinson […]

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