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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

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

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

Key Factors That Influence Your Freight Costs

Posted by Jarrett on Aug 24, 2021 11:00:00 AM


Yearly rate increases within the trucking industry are typical due to inflation, supply and demand, market forecasts and more. Due to the pandemic, some uncertainty has struck the industry. However, according to a Logistics Management article “State of Logistics 2021: Full speed ahead,” freight costs have been unpredictable, with costs increasing across various modes of shipping.

Topics: shipping

16 Common Truckload Terms

Posted by Jarrett on May 20, 2021 10:15:00 AM


Topics: shipping

2021 Q2 Update on the Freight Shipping Capacity Crunch

Posted by Jarrett on May 11, 2021 10:00:00 AM


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Posted by Jarrett on Mar 29, 2021 9:16:17 AM


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Jarrett Logistics Helps Clients Mitigate Hurricane Sandy Shutdown

Posted by Jarrett on Sep 1, 2013 10:00:00 AM

When Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New England on October 29, 2012, the staff at Jarrett Logistics Systems had already spent countless hours preparing for possible scenarios and anticipating the needs of our clients. With Hurricane Sandy’s impact felt from Florida to Maine and across the Appalachian Mountains over into Michigan and Wisconsin, Jarrett Logistics Systems had 135 customer locations affected by Hurricane Sandy with 28 locations directly in the hurricane path. To prepare individual locations for the potential effects of the hurricane, the customer account teams at JLS began by analyzing what freight could be shifted into other warehouses and what the long term financial impact would be to our customers. On Tuesday, October 30th, logistics coordinators began identifying locations affected by reaching out to individual client facilities.

Topics: customer service, shipping, operations

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