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To rail or not to rail…The Intermodal Train Question

Now that is The Question, and the answer is much simpler than it seems. Before you look at the price difference, the product, the way it’s loaded the very first question you need to ask is. "How
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Weather VS Transit Time

With all this technology available to us today to trace Ftl and LTL shipments, forecast accurate transit time and manage the dispersion of a truck fleets all across North America, one would think that
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Competing against other 3PL transportation broker for the same truck

My last blog article discussed the market price fluctuations of niche transportation such as refrigerated transportation and specialized equipments (such as flatbed, stepdeck, low boy, RGN, quad axles
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Market concept applied to refrigerated transportation for 3PL brokers

As previously discussed on this blog about the temperature controlled transportation market (frozen transportation, fresh produce transportation and all other types of temperature specific specialized
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5 Trucking Logistics Facts About Shipping

The shipping industry is one of the oldest and most useful in the world, here are some lesser known facts about the trucking industry for your enjoyment. As a whole, the trucking industry (includin
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Proper 3PL Claims Management is Critical

As a 3PL our simplified task is getting people to work together and get the job done in the most optimal manner at the best possible price. This being said freight brokers are often reduced to being m
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Make Transportation Appointments - Move More Loads

Who books your truckload appointments?   Do you like to micromanage your loads and go through the hassle of booking appointments. Seriously? Think about it for a minute! Your inbox is full you&r
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LTL ou less-than-truckload

Espace non utilisé Bien souvent lorsqu'un transport de marchandise doit s'effectuer entre point A et point B, le chargement est moins qu'un camion complet et oui, less-than-truckload. Les co&
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A Day in the Life of a 3pl Logistics expert in Montreal

A Day in the Life of a 3pl Logistics Broker 6 am – Just walked into the office and checked all my e-mails.  Then traced all of my refrigerated transportation shipment, seeing how most of t
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Transportation: An Economic Indicator?

My very intuitive partner blogged Monday the 18th of October, 2010 on a topic which I found so interesting that I am translating it in English for my bi-monthly blog article. It is to be read from his
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Logistics LTL Friday Advice

It’s Friday and that means most carriers are on their way home. How does that affect your freight?  If you’ve got outbound freight prepare early because by end of morning your outbou
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Plan for the Holidays!

Transportation and holidays Just like any other industries, 3PL businesses and the global transportation industry is affected by statuary holidays. Canada holidays In Canada, there are nine officia
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A Year in a truck brokerage company

A couple of weeks ago I celebrated a milestone, one year as a truck logistics broker. This is not my first job in the transportation industry but a year ago it certainly felt like it. Over the road tr
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Top 5 reasons why you should use a 3PL in Canada

Freight transportation companies are out-standing at what they do; fleet management, mechanical best practices, driver training, route optimization, the list goes. 3PL companies are also fan
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Refrigerated 3PL and Brokerage Challenge!

As a member of the Montreal logistics industry, RM Logistic is among other brokers striving for its share of the temperature controlled transportation market. This includes frozen transportation, fres
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Making our Montreal Logistics Firm Succeed Through Teamwork

T.E.A.M - Together Everyone Achieves More I don’t believe that there is anything as important to understand in a supply chain logistics environment as teamwork. The respect of your teammates de
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The Sharpest Tool in Montreal for Logistics

The sharpest tool in your shop is your RM Logistics Consultant! Its 4Pm on a Friday in Montreal and your production is just finishing up on a last minute order you need delivered on Monday morning in
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Freight Brokers or Logistics Facilitators?

Point of view : Carl Bissonnette Over the years, working in the 3PL industry gave me the opportunity me to meet incredible people. The spectrum of tasks that those people were assigned to complete we
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Letters from a Logistics Lifer…

Point of view : Pat Bourdon There’s something distinct in the eyes of a transportation professional. I can pick one out of a crowd from a mile away*. A subtle mix of analytical thought, perseve
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Specialized Logistics is Exciting!

RM Logistic As a part of the 3pl shipping, logistic and transport industry, we at RM Logistic, freight brokerage firm, are always looking forward in expanding our network of relationships. Unlike com
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A Young Up-And-Comers Perspective on Logistics

Point of view : Timothy Gilman Coming from a strong sales background, I have worked in many business to business and business to consumer sales environments during my career. When I received a call f
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