26 03, 2014

Logistics Negotiation Study

By | 2015-10-20T13:46:12+00:00 March 26th, 2014|Free Stuff, Logistics Management|Comments Off on Logistics Negotiation Study

Logistics Negotiations How did you prepare for your last logistics negotiation?  Did you practice your eagle eye glares so you could intimidate your carrier rep?  Perhaps you thought positive thoughts and visualized great rates. There seems to be lots of opinions about logistics negotiation, but not very much research.  Wouldn't it be nice to enter [...]

28 11, 2013

The Ultimate Guide to 3PL Services – 46 Logistics Support Services Explained

By | 2015-10-20T13:46:13+00:00 November 28th, 2013|Free Stuff, Logistics Management, Most Popular Posts|Comments Off on The Ultimate Guide to 3PL Services – 46 Logistics Support Services Explained

“3PLs bundle services to better serve their clients. The logistics industry is huge and the service offerings are very diverse. There are 5 major categories of logistics services: warehousing, transportation, special services, technology and logistics management.”   Ultimate Guide to 3PL Services Have you ever nodded your head cluelessly and pretended to know what those [...]

27 06, 2013

Value Stream Mapping Workshop Materials

By | 2018-02-21T13:08:15+00:00 June 27th, 2013|Free Stuff, Logistics Management|Comments Off on Value Stream Mapping Workshop Materials

[pullquote align="left|center|right" textalign="left|center|right" width="30%"]Value Stream Mapping Workshop Materials are available for download  [/pullquote] A few years back, I conducted a series of value stream mapping workshops.  The workshops were focused on value streams for an automotive company and their suppliers.  I recently ran across my value stream mapping workshop materials and I decided to share [...]

1 06, 2013

LTL Carrier Directory – Free Download

By | 2018-10-22T16:47:26+00:00 June 1st, 2013|Free Stuff, LTL, Transportation|Comments Off on LTL Carrier Directory – Free Download

The top 15 LTL carriers have revenues of $27.5B (2012) and 78.3% of market share The LTL carrier directory contains a list of 52 LTL carriers.  The LTL carrier directory contains the largest 25 LTL carriers along with  over 27 other top LTL carriers.  Each listing contains the company's contact info including websites, address, toll [...]

3 01, 2013

White Paper: Famous Logistics Quotes

By | 2015-10-20T13:46:33+00:00 January 3rd, 2013|Free Stuff, Quotes About Logistics|Comments Off on White Paper: Famous Logistics Quotes

[pullquote align="left|center|right" textalign="left|center|right" width="30%"]"The thing about quotes on the internet is you cannot confirm their validity."                         Abraham Lincoln[/pullquote] I love famous logistics quotes!  I find a good quote can change my frame of mind, inspire me and put things in perspective.  I especially [...]

30 07, 2012

White Paper: The Essential Guide to LTL Shipping Improvement: Action Plan and KPIs for Rapid Transformation

By | 2015-10-20T13:46:35+00:00 July 30th, 2012|Free Stuff, Most Popular Posts, Transportation|Comments Off on White Paper: The Essential Guide to LTL Shipping Improvement: Action Plan and KPIs for Rapid Transformation

This is an LTL shipping improvement guide written for Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) shippers who want to dramatically improve their on time performance, and billing accuracy while reducing cost and damaged shipments.  The guide highlights metrics and key process indicators (KPI) used to measure LTL performance. For those of you interested in complexity, jargon or theoretical approaches, you came [...]