1,2,3,4 and now 5PL. What is the difference?

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Rod Poole
Vice President, Client Solutions

Learning the difference between a third-party logistics (3PL) and fourth party logistics (4PL), as well as 1PL and 2PL, and the rise of even Fifth-Party Logistics (5PLs) is both confusing and highly debated among … Read more…

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Big Data is in the Eye of the Beholder

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Jim Taylor
Vice President, Information Technology

The phrase “Big Data” has been making buzz in the media for the past year, but it has left many potential users bewildered about its potential benefits and uses. Many companies think “Big Data” … Read more…

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Six Things To Consider When Starting A Freight Bill Audit & Payment Partnership

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Jay Wilson
Vice President, Processing Services

When selecting a Freight Bill Audit and Payment partner, there are certain steps that you can take to make sure your partnership gets off on the right foot. These six steps can help your … Read more…

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Casting a Wider Net to Control Shipping Cost

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William McCallum
Client Solutions Director

With current economic trends in global trade, market volatility continues to be present across all modes of shipping, whether you’re looking at Ocean, Air, Parcel, Less-than-Truckload (LTL) or full truckload shipments.

In the truckload market, … Read more…

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FedEx and UPS Dimensional Weight Change for 2015: Time to Measure the Cost

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Charles Moore
Vice President of Parcel Logistics

For years, UPS and FedEx have been working diligently to expand volumetric pricing – or dimensional weight pricing.  Each has paid close attention and watched eagerly to the trends driven by the e-commerce … Read more…

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