4 Transportation Trends You Can’t Ignore

The practice of supply chain management continues to evolve, thanks to industry innovation and technology advancements. The last 10 years have brought significant changes to how goods are purchased, distributed and shipped. Many of these changes are driven by advancements such as the smartphone and mobile applications as well as cloud computing and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery models. Here are 4…

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Transportation Management Takes a Cue From CRM to Drive Value

The truckload (TL) market was never an early adopter of technology when it comes to booking, bidding and freight management. Now collaborative cloud-based applications which manage freight on a real-time basis allow access by more parties in the supply chain, and TL is taking notice. As a result, transportation providers have the potential to drive great value for their customers…

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Continued Replenishment of Fleet Shows Commitment to Dedicated Transportation and Safety

NAPERVILLE, IL, May 16, 2016 - G&D Integrated has recently announced the replacement of 150 trucks in their dedicated fleet over the past year and a half, again proving their focus and commitment to their transportation line of business, their customers, and safety. G&D expects to continue an aggressive fleet replacement program which was initiated in late 2014. They replaced…

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How to Be a Better Shipper to Your Carriers and Brokers

Let’s face it, people do business with individuals and companies that treat them well and with those they like. In transportation, relationships between shippers and their various carriers and vendors hasn’t always been easy. In recent years, however, industry forces—tightened capacity, increased regulations, driver shortages as well as road and traffic conditions—have transformed shipper-carrier relationships into a more collaborative partnership,…

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G&D Integrated Implements Revenova Transportation Management System To Support Growing Freight Brokerage Business

NAPERVILLE, IL, April 15, 2016 - G&D Integrated has implemented RevenovaTMS℠, an exciting new transportation management system application which can seamlessly communicate and share information in real-time across the entire “quote-to-cash” process of moving freight, replacing the traditional TMS that was used previously. G&D recently opened a new freight brokerage office in January, 2016 which offers truckload services within North…

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How to Develop a Strategic Relationship with your Freight Broker

Freight brokers are no longer the Rodney Dangerfield of the transportation industry.  Prior to 2013, when the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration raised the bonding requirement, subpar brokers gave the industry a bad name. Since then, the higher bond surety and other competitive forces have caused more brokers to go out of business. Despite tight freight capacity and driver shortages,…

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Tell Us Your Thoughts On Freight Brokerage in 3 Minutes or Less

What does it take to run an efficient, safe, and cost-effective freight brokerage program? With so many aspects to consider, you may often wonder if you're using the safest carriers, getting the most competitive rates or if your products will arrive on time. So we can provide an even better product and experience out in the marketplace, we are collecting…

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5 Strategies to Control your Transportation Costs

Shippers, on down to the individual consumer, pay mightily for transportation and logistics costs, whether directly or indirectly. Did you know that U.S. businesses spent $1.45 trillion on logistics in 2014, representing 8.3 percent of the nation’s GDP? That’s an increase in logistics costs of 3.1 percent over the prior year, according to the latest available figures, from the Council…

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G&D Integrated Recertifies ISO 9001:2008 at North American Track Assembly Facility

NAPERVILLE, IL, March 16, 2016 – G&D Integrated, a specialized provider of transportation and logistics, announced that it has recertified their ISO 9001:2008 requirements at their North American Track Assembly (NATA) facility, located in Morton, Illinois. The NATA facility produces large link and track assemblies for use in off-highway construction equipment for the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining…

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