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Mitigate the Impact of Theft Through Increased Supply Chain Visibility

Posted by Jarrett on Jan 13, 2022 11:00:00 AM


As firearm sales rise throughout the U.S., a corresponding level of theft is accompanying them in the trucking and transportation industries. Now more than ever, end-to-end supply chain visibility is critical to ensure the safe and compliant delivery of firearms shipments to retailers.

Topics: shipping

Jarrett Named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2021 Green Supply Chain

Posted by Jarrett on Dec 29, 2021 12:45:00 PM


Topics: awards

Five Factors of a Quality Food-Grade Warehousing Partner

Posted by Jarrett on Dec 7, 2021 11:05:00 AM


Choosing the right food-grade warehousing 3PL can be a challenging task. Food storage – whether it is dry, canned, fresh, refrigerated, or frozen goods – requires the highest precautions for temperature control and more, while meeting stringent regulatory requirements. As a result, there are many factors you should consider when determining who you partner with—from the type of storage and the system to trace goods, to the physical condition of the facility.

Topics: warehouse

The Ins and Outs of Just in Time Inventory Management

Posted by Jarrett on Nov 23, 2021 10:45:00 AM


Excess or outdated inventory can cost you time and resources while creating supply chain issues and costly waste—especially for e-commerce companies selling products using multiple channels. As the business landscape continues to become even more faster-paced and complex, leveraging a Just-In-Time (JIT) inventory management model is an ideal method to save both time and money.

Topics: Inventory Management

Jarrett is a 2021 Weatherhead 100 Winner

Posted by Jarrett on Nov 19, 2021 12:02:05 PM

ORRVILLE, Ohio - November 19, 2021 

Topics: news

2021-3 National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) Freight Changes

Posted by Jarrett on Nov 18, 2021 9:17:42 AM

These changes are coming from the latest NMFTA Supplement-2021-3

Topics: news

How to Maintain Supply Chain Visibility

Posted by Jarrett on Nov 4, 2021 11:00:00 AM


Today’s fast-paced, consumer-driven economy requires the ability to accurately and concisely track goods and products in transit. It also demands a clear inventory view and the related components to ensure shipments travel from supplier to manufacturer to consumer. With e-commerce growing exponentially and consumer expectations rising, maintaining supply chain visibility is a key differentiator in the global marketplace. 

Topics: shipping

Understanding the Difference Between Freight Insurance and Carrier Liability Limits

Posted by Jarrett on Oct 12, 2021 11:15:00 AM


Freight damage and loss is an eventuality if you are in the logistics industry. The question is “how do I mitigate my potential losses when an issue arises during transit?” It is important to understand the difference between freight insurance and carrier liability limits to best answer this question. Because even though they may seem similar in nature, they are quite different in reality and in how they affect your bottom line.

Topics: Carrier Liability, Insurance

Three (OK, Four) Largest Mistakes Shippers Make That Cost Money

Posted by Jarrett on Sep 9, 2021 11:03:00 AM


Customers expect to receive their shipments in a professional and timely manner. A bad experience can lead to negative reviews and word-of-mouth, decreased patronage and hurt a company’s brand reputation. With a multitude of moving parts throughout the shipping process, from choosing the right freight class to including the proper billing information, there are more than a few opportunities for error.

Topics: shipping

Transportation Management Systems 101

Posted by Jarrett on Sep 2, 2021 11:00:00 AM


In today’s fast-paced world, consumers expect to have a seamless experience when they make a purchase online or place an in-store order that requires shipping. There is more pressure than ever on companies to provide the customer with a top-notch experiencefrom order accuracy to timely shipping.

Topics: transportation management

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