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12 Detention Time Prevention Strategies for Inbound Freight Management

Detention time has always been a big problem for shippers and truckers alike. Shippers see an added expense on freight costs, and truckers are forced to replan their entire day. Unfortunately, the rise of hours of service (HOS) regulations and electronic logging devices (ELDs) have forced the issue on truckers. Now, unnecessary delays will have…read …

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Starsky Robotics tests self-driving truck on Florida highway

As some technology companies scale back or eliminate their self-driving programs, Starsky Robotics is pushing forward with its autonomous truck technology. The self-driving truck startup completed a series of road tests, with a driver behind the wheel, on a section of the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway near Tampa, Florida, during the week of May 13. …

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Port Report: Draft restrictions push Panama Spread to unseasonal high

A five-month drought in Panama has reduced freight carrying capacity of the country’s canal of ocean carriers by nearly one-fifth. It’s also giving an unseasonal boost to shipping rates for U.S. East Coast-bound cargo. Starting next week, the Panama Canal Authority will reduce the maximum allowable draft for the largest of ships that use the …

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Do You Want Better Beef? Build a Better Supply Chain!

PFG wanted to provide better selections of beef to selective restaurants. But the commodity beef supply chain made this very difficult. They built a new supply chain that included audits, DNA testing, and better pay for better quality products. The post Do You Want Better Beef? Build a Better Supply Chain! appeared first on Logistics …

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Secrets of Succeeding as a Woman in Silicon Valley – and in Business in General – Revealed

Want to succeed as a woman in Silicon Valley? You’ll fins it the toughest business environment in world. On the Small Business Radio Show this week, Julian Guthrie dives into stories of women in Silicon Valley. These stories show women successfully navigating interactions with their predominately male colleagues. Guthrie spent twenty years at the San …

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58 Percent of Small Businesses Spend 5 Hours or Less on Marketing

How much time do you spend on marketing for your small business? A new survey carried out by OutboundEngine reveals 58% spend five hours or less on marketing. And stress is a major contributing factor for how much time small business owners spend. Titled “Stress, Time & Growth: Factors Affecting Small Business Marketing in 2019,” …

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Thinking about Promoting your Business with YouTube Advertising? Read This (INFOGRAPHIC)

There are many marketing channels available for small businesses, should YouTube be one of them? If you’ve never advertised on YouTube, a new infographic by One Productions makes a persuasive case why you should look into it. YouTube Advertising for Beginners The infographic starts with some very important data points on why you should advertise …

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Maple Leaf Motoring – Could CBP redeployments cause delays at Canadian border?

Maple Leaf Motoring is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of Canadian trucking. This week – potential delays at the U.S.-Canada border, Ontario tests higher speed limits and Titanium buys back stock. Border delays feared after U.S. border officers redeployed U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has temporarily reassigned officers away from border …

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Make Appointment Scheduling Easy, 36% of Clients Avoid Businesses that Don’t

Data shows a clear rise in customer expectation. And digital technology seems to be driving this increase. A study carried out by Keap points out this very fact. More than a third or 36% of clients refuse to deal with service providers who don’t simplify their appointment scheduling . Remember this applies just to appointment …

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