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How Mid-Market Supply Chains Are Under Served

On average, mid-market supply chains ($50M to $150M) replace supply chain providers every 2 to 3 years as they are not achieving continuous ROI improvement and they are not getting the attention they deserve. They’re too big for the small supply chain operators who do not have the technology and processes in place to manage $50M to $150M in supply chain spend. And, they are not large enough to garner the strategic attention from the big industry players who are choosing to focus their improvement energy on the Apple’s and Nike’s that are providing higher supply chain revenues. 

Topics: Transportation WHAT IF logistics 3PL Port

Find The Perfect Gift for The Truck Driver In Your Life

Are you looking for a practical gift for your favorite truck driver? If your spouse or loved spends a lot of time on the road, you know it can be very hard to find a practical gift that he or she will use and love.  Below is a list of gifts they would love !

Topics: Transportation Drivers

The History Behind Veterans Day

Original article can be found HERE

Topics: Transportation 3PL warehouse Veterans

Top 5 Dangers of Summer Driving

Below are a handful of reasons why summer driving could be worse than winter driving!

Topics: Transportation Drivers Safety

The Big Day Is Approaching - ELDs

With the December 2017 deadline approaching below you will find some helpful information on the ELD rules and other questions you may have.  RGL has been using ELD's for eight years.  If you have any questions on our implementation please feel free to contact us.

Topics: Transportation Drivers Safety

Will Truckers Drive from Behind a Desk?

It's interesting to see where technology is taking us but, scary at the same time.  Can you imagine looking over to the truck driver next to you and there is no one in the truck.  FleetOwner published an article on the new technologies being created so trucks can be driven from a desk.  

Topics: Transportation diesel

Drive Cam Misconceptions Stall Acceptance

The installation of cab-mounted cams is increasingly touted as a positive safety step. Unfortunately, misconceptions that drivers have about the on board cameras vary from the feeling that big brother is watching, its an invasion of privacy, to the camera will be used to nitpick the driver’s daily routines.  

Topics: Transportation Drivers Safety

ELD Implementation to Push Truckload Rates Higher in 2017

What can truckload carriers expect from the implementation of ELD?  It could be anything from higher truckload rates to a truck shortage.  The below FleetOwner article covers the possibilities of what we may face if the ELD requirement is enforced.  Original article can be found here.

Topics: Transportation

Truckers Make Thanksgiving Possible

Blog originally posted 2013 on Open Road - Drivers Plan

Topics: Transportation culture

NTSB 2016 Most Wanted List

The National Transportation Safety Board is an independent Federal agency charged by Congress with investigating every civil aviation accident in the United States and significant accidents in other modes of transportation - railroad, highway, marine and pipeline.  The NTSB determines the probable cause of the accidents and issues safety recommendations aimed at preventing future accidents.  In addition, the NTSB carries out special studies concerning transportation safety and coordinated the resources of the Federal Government and other organizations to provide assistance to victims and their family members impacted by major transportation disasters.

Topics: Transportation Safety