Stay ahead of the curve with the latest transportation and logistics trends from the experts at Jarrett


Meeting the Increasing Demand of E-Retailers

Posted by Jarrett on Oct 20, 2022 11:05:00 AM


With costs rising and a corresponding increase in demand by consumers, many e-retailers are leaning on their 3PL providers for more dedicated support. Those 3PL partners must be fluent in the ongoing changes of the supply chain landscape – offering strategies and recommendations to meet those unique customer’s needs.


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More Than a Transaction: a Personalized Approach to Supply Chain Success

Posted by Jarrett on Oct 11, 2022 11:13:18 AM


Many companies find that their 3PL provider turned on autopilot – offering transactional services without a personalized approach. In this new normal of increased disruption, supply chain issues and other industry challenges, it is more important than ever to partner with a 3PL that has a passion for the industry, as well as a personalized approach to working together coupled with the right technology.


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Avoid Late Shipments that Hurt Customer Satisfaction... and Your Brand

Posted by Jarrett on Sep 29, 2022 11:00:00 AM


Retailers and manufacturers need a quality product that fits the needs of the customer. However, ensuring that product is delivered on time and in good condition is equally important to achieving success. When shipments are late, it hurts customer satisfaction, your company’s reputation, and your bottom line.

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Supporting Your Bottom Line With Transportation Management Software

Posted by Jarrett on Sep 20, 2022 11:00:00 AM


The term software as a service (SaaS) has been used a lot the past few years. But how many people really know what it means or how it can help you and your business? We will look at ways you can save time and resources, as well as enhance your supply chain operations using SaaS. 

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3 Reasons Why Purchasing Leaders Turn to Jarrett

Posted by Jarrett on Jul 7, 2022 11:06:00 AM


In the current environment of labor shortages, supply chain issues and market volatility, companies are finding it challenging to remain competitive. Having supply chain resiliency, diverse resourcing, shipment visibility, and access to big data and technology, among others, are key drivers for purchasing leaders to ensure their company remains competitive in their respective industry.

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Transform Your Supply Chain by Leveraging Technology and People

Posted by Jarrett on Jun 30, 2022 11:48:17 AM


The logistics industry is becoming increasingly more competitive. And with market volatility, supply chain issues, labor shortages and more, companies need to reevaluate their business strategies. It takes both the right technology and the right people to make this a reality. Many companies turn to Jarrett when they need a trusted and experienced partner to help transform their businesses.

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3 Ways to Turn your Inbound Freight Program into a Profit Center

Posted by Jarrett on Jun 23, 2022 11:10:52 AM


Being nimble and cost conscious are more important than ever with current economic and industry conditions changing the way we do business. But can you go beyond just shaving costs and turn your inbound freight into a profit center? The short answer: absolutely.

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How to Choose the Right Freight Class

Posted by Jarrett on Jun 16, 2022 11:26:41 AM


Navigating the nuances of freight shipments can be complex and confusing, especially when it comes to choosing the proper freight class and associated packaging, rules and bills of lading. The industry relies on the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) system called ClassIT, published by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA), as a standard that “provides a comparison of commodities moving in interstate, intrastate and foreign commerce.”

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3 Ways to Achieve Supply Chain Data Integration

Posted by Jarrett on Apr 26, 2022 11:00:00 AM


Throughout our blog posts this year, one recurring theme you will see is integration. With increased supply chain challenges throughout every industry, identifying ways to integrate technology into your daily processes to reduce error and maximize efficiencies is more important than ever. Integration also creates a smoother overall experience for your people, supporting their work with dynamic and intelligent tools like a Transportation Management System (TMS).

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Revving Up Your Supply Chain Performance

Posted by Jarrett on Apr 19, 2022 11:50:00 AM


To be successful in the fast-paced logistics industry, you need agile, smart and driven people on your team. The right logistics team is like a NASCAR pit crew. They take on the most daunting challenges by using data and insights to prepare for the race, while staying cool under pressure and never giving up. They persevere against the odds and find ways to overcome unexpected issues.

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