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 …

Hurricane Irma – Transportation Update & Shipper Impact

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Hurricane Irma made landfall in south Florida over the weekend and has been pushing north and east bringing heavy rain and wind into northern Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas. As the second Hurricane in two weeks impacts the United States, we continue to think of all those affected by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey. Our team is working hard to …

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week: Thank you, Drivers

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Truck drivers keep America moving every day. We depend on the transportation industry, and more importantly, truck drivers to deliver everything from basic modern goods and commodities to life-sustaining medical supplies to our communities. With the massive storms impacting Texas, Louisiana, the Gulf Coast and now threatening Florida and the East Coast, truck drivers are going the extra mile to …

Hurricane Harvey – Transportation Update & Shipper Impact

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As Hurricane Harvey continues to impact Houston, South East Texas and parts of Louisiana, our thoughts go out to all those affected by this historic and devastating storm. During this difficult time, we want to assure you that we are prepared and equipped to help you navigate these weather-related supply chain challenges. Our team is working hard to keep you …

ELD Mandate Update: What Shippers Should Know

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Background:   The December 2017 deadline for the nationwide rollout of the electronic logging device (ELD) is fast approaching. A splinter group of 21 members of the U.S. House of Representatives is attempting to delay its implementation by sponsoring a new bill that would push out implementation until December 2019.  Commercial Carrier Journal (CCJ) reports that with larger looming issues …

Uber Freight: a Real Disrupter for 3PLs?

Bob Farrell Blog Post, Homepage, Technology

The launch of the Uber Freight app in 2016 naturally received a lot of attention when parent company Uber shared its vision of a future that marginalizes the value of freight brokers and 3PLs in the nation’s supply chains. The app is designed to connect shippers with truck drivers and carriers by communicating in real-time. Uber Freight believes its app …

GlobalTranz’ Jeffrey Simmons Receives First Chair Award

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PHOENIX, ARIZONA – July 28, 2017 – GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc., a leading technology-driven freight management solution provider, today announced that Jeffrey Simmons, General Counsel, has received the prestigious First Chair Award for Top General Counsel. The First Chair Awards is an annual selection of in-house counsel who have, through their hard work and innovation, made significant contributions to the legal …