Author Archive for Eric Meister

Bridging the Gap in Inbound Transportation Mastery

As businesses look to implement supply chain efficiencies, the ideal of what should be done often conflicts with the reality of what can be done. Nowhere is that conflict experienced more than when businesses attempt to master their inbound transportation. The promise of combining inbound and outbound freight to leverage volume for improved service and cost is often thwarted by the reality of operational differences between inbound and outbound transportation networks, varying degrees of leverage […]

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Guest Commentary: Republic Plastics Sees Quick ROI with SaaS TMS

It is surprising to me how many companies still rely on spreadsheets and fax machines to manage their transportation operations. But ultimately, these companies reach a point where they need to automate their transportation processes in order to meet customer requirements and scale their business. Such was the case of Republic Plastics, a leading manufacturer of premium foam private label tableware products. For Republic Plastics, the company was seeing a shift in freight transportation to […]

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Guest Commentary: Keystone Foods Improves Supply Chain Visibility with SaaS TMS

Keystone Foods is a multi-national, multi-protein processor for the world’s leading brands, providing fresh and frozen protein products to customers worldwide. Keystone processes poultry, beef, fish and pork and is dedicated to food safety as well as quality. The company runs 50 facilities that serve about 6,400 restaurants around the world. The Keystone Food Logistics Services Group is part of the Keystone U.S. distribution business, which has four distribution centers servicing the quick serve restaurant […]

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