6 Things We’re Thankful for This Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is the perfect time to express our gratitude for the many wonderful things in our lives. At GlobalTranz, we have a lot to be thankful for… Customers We work with over 25,000 shippers to transport goods of all commodities and sizes around the world. Learning about their products and developing logistics solutions that grow their business and our economy …

8 Features to Consider When Choosing a TMS

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For many companies, a TMS (Transportation Management System) is the backbone of your logistics and transportation operations. Whether you’re a $10 million or $10 billion business, a TMS can help streamline processes, reduce overall transportation costs, and provide full supply chain visibility. According to Logistics Management Magazine, businesses who implement a TMS save 5% to 10% on their freight costs. …

Hidden Freight Charges You Should Know About and How to Avoid Them

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Unexpected changes to a freight bill due to inadvertent accessorial charges can be frustrating. Understanding common freight accessorials and how to plan your shipments and budgets around them, will help you save on your LTL freight. What are Accessorial Charges? Accessorial charges are additional fees carriers charge for performing freight services that go beyond normal pickup and delivery. But accessorial …

GlobalTranz Joins the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance (BiTA)

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PHOENIX, ARIZONA — November 1, 2017— GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc., a leading technology-driven freight management solution provider, today announced it has joined the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance (BiTA), a group of industry executives and companies dedicated to developing and promoting blockchain technology standards throughout the logistics and trucking industry. BiTA was formed in 2017 with the goal of bringing together the …

10 Tips for Getting the Most from Your 3PL

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90% of Fortune 500 companies operating within the U.S. sought assistance from third-party logistics providers (3PLs), according to a 2017 study by supply chain consultancy Armstrong & Associates. Rising complexity of freight management and technology-driven logistics has businesses of all sizes turning to 3PLs to help them drive efficiency, cost savings, and visibility into their supply chains. A successful relationship with a …

How Machine Learning is Transforming Logistics

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For today’s logistics professionals, machine learning is more than a buzzword. If you’re shipping goods anywhere in the world, there’s a chance you’re already the beneficiary of machine learning technology – an innovation that is helping reshape the logistics and supply chain industry. But you don’t have to be in the industry to experience machine learning. Every time you order …

New Research Reveals Top Trends for Outsourcing Logistics

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For the past 12 years, Inbound Logistics Magazine has conducted an annual market research report that takes a deep dive into outsourcing strategy for shippers and providers alike. Thousands of shippers and 3PLs are surveyed to identify trends shaping the decision-making process behind outsourcing logistics. Let’s take a look at the key takeaways from the report. Supply Chain Outsourcing Becoming …

GlobalTranz Enters 9th Year as U.S. EPA SmartWay Transport Partner

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PHOENIX, ARIZONA – September 28, 2017 – GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc., a leading technology-driven freight management solution provider, today announced that it has been named by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) a SmartWay Transport Partner for the ninth consecutive year. The SmartWay Transport Partnership program was created by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to support companies’ initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas …

How to Minimize the Impact of Dimensional Pricing on LTL Shipments

Dave Bush, SVP of Carrier Relations & Customer Solutions Blog Post, Homepage, News

The LTL industry has been on a path to adopt dimensional, dim-weight, or space-based pricing for some time. As more carriers shift from traditional weight and class-based rates to pricing based on the size of freight and the space it occupies in a truck, shippers will need to adapt their freight operations and budgets. At GlobalTranz, we work closely with our carriers …

2017 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Highlights

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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is always one of GlobalTranz’ favorite weeks of the year and this year was no different.  It is one week out of the year where we, as an industry, can step forward to thank the 3.5 million men and women who we are proud to call professional truck drivers for the work they do. It …