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One Platform for all things logistics. Sounds good, but what’s the big deal?

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As a leading provider of TMS and Logistics Services for small and medium-sized shippers across America we have consulted with hundreds of Supply Chain Leaders over the years. One of the common questions we are asked is, “Why should I care that everything is in a Single-Platform?”

As GDP Drops, Capacity Tightens. What Does This Mean For Shippers?

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There is no doubt that COVID-19 has had a very real impact on our economy and shippers. The U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) fell an annualized rate of 32.9% in the second quarter of 2020. This is the largest decline on record, surpassing the financial crisis of 2008 which was 8.4%. 

Considerations for Selecting a TMS

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So, you’ve decided a TMS is right for your business. Now what? If you search “Transportation Management System” on Google, you will get over 900 Million results. Choosing the best solution out of so many options is no small task.

5 Actionable Tips to Adapt to the "New Normal"

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We are living in unprecedented times. The COVID-19 Pandemic has impacted every person and business in the United States. In a matter of weeks, we have been forced to adapt to a “new normal,“ and shippers are no different. Many of the shippers we partner with at Dynamic Logistix are considered essential businesses, which means that they must find a way to adapt quickly and still deliver service to their end customers.

Winning the Unfair Game: Utilizing KPIs to Reduce Logistics Costs

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Traditionally value is measured by rates. On the surface this makes sense, if you can control your rates, you can control your freight spend. However, should your goal be to ship your products for the lowest rate, or the lowest cost? Rates tend to increase over time, but there are multiple ways to reduce costs.

Freight Forecasting During COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic is, unfortunately, a Black Swan Event, effecting the freight economy in ways that could not have been forecasted. A quick look at the OTVI (Outbound Tender Volume Index), which measures tendered contracted outbound volume, highlights the sudden swing in volume over 45 days between March and April. Load volumes have decreased at twice the speed they rose last month.

Signs a TMS is Right for You

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Is Now the Right Time for a TMS?
Contrary to popular belief, technology is not the solution to every problem. We have heard horror stories about prospective clients investing valuable resources into technology only to see their problems get worse. How can this be?

Stop Overpaying for Shipping

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As supply chain leaders your job is to deliver great customer experiences while controlling costs. In some ways, the shipping process is the backbone of your sales growth and retention. Your shipping process can be as simple as jotting your orders down on a piece of paper or Excel spreadsheet, then distributing them to your team to manage and track.

Increasing Supply Chain Visibility

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Big data… one of the hottest buzzwords in business today. Data intelligence can be a dose of clarity for supply chain leaders shining a light on blind spots.

Trouble Finding Capacity

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Solidifying partnerships with experts in the logistics and supply chain space is the key to controlling freight and labor costs long-term. 3PL's provide access to reliable capacity through strong relationships to carrier networks. They identify challenges and solve problems with multi-model solutions and technology that helps mitigate freight market fluctuations.

Trucking Generates $700 Billion

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According to the American Trucking Associations' trucking industry data report "ATA American Trucking Trends 2018" the U.S. trucking industry generated $700.3 billion in economic activity in 2017. That represents a 3.5% increase over the $676.2 billion generated in 2016.

Supply Chain Technology

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Technologies offer big-time potential for improving competitiveness, cost and customer experience by improving planning and implementation. Targeting the use of technology can dramatically reduce risk and accelerate growth. Many supply chains still use manual techniques like spreadsheets and printouts.

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