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Transportation Risks In Reverse Logistics

Posted: Jun 13, 2018 9:34:00 AM

For decades, the shipping industry has been focused on improving forward logistics. Operations teams have spent endless hours figuring out the fastest, safest, and cheapest ways to get products to consumers. Yet with the rise of e-commerce and “free returns” sweet talk from retailers, the backward loop of reverse logistics is becoming just as much of a... […]

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Best Practices for Shipping Machinery & Parts

Posted: Jun 5, 2018 10:38:00 AM

Machinery is typically heavy, odd sized, and valuable, which can make shipping a challenge. Whether it’s a printing press, farming equipment, or parts for a wind turbine, transporting these types of items safely and successfully takes know-how from experienced professionals. […]

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Updates To Our Privacy Policy

Posted: May 29, 2018 4:49:00 PM

Falvey Insurance Group and its member companies, which includes Falvey Shippers Insurance, continue to keep your information protected and safe. […]

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AI In The Supply Chain

Posted: May 22, 2018 8:28:00 AM

The globalization of supply chains has allowed trade to flourish, but added layers of complexity and cost. Companies are racing to find ways to operate more efficiently and affordably without undermining the integrity of the supply chain — and those who figure it out first will lead the industry. Artificial intelligence presents a huge opportunity to win... […]

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The Transportation Risks In Last-Mile Logistics

Posted: May 15, 2018 8:49:00 AM

The last mile is a critical part of any transportation strategy and the competition is fierce among companies providing this service. The only way to compete without opening your business up to liability is to fully understand the risks at play in last-mile logistics. […]

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Handle With Care: Best Practices For Shipping Electronics

Posted: May 8, 2018 8:16:00 AM

For those in the shipping industry, the world is getting smaller. The growing demand to ship cargo cross-country and globally means that more products are traveling greater distances. This is especially true of electronics. According to the Consumer Technology Association, U.S. consumer electronics sales is expected to reach a record $351B in 2018. With... […]

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7 Risk Management Techniques to Limit Cargo Theft

Posted: May 1, 2018 8:04:00 AM

Shippers, carriers, and 3PLs must stay ahead of theft trends to protect their cargo. While SensiGuard Supply Chain Intelligence Center’s Cargo Theft Annual Report shows that the number of recorded cargo thefts dropped by 15% from 2016 to 2017, the United States is still a “high” threat level for cargo theft. Securing the supply chain is no easy feat, but... […]

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4 Emerging Trends in the Transportation Industry

Posted: Apr 24, 2018 7:44:00 AM

The shipping world is changing – new technological advancements are automating and simplifying logistical processes. As a result, logistics companies are looking to stay ahead of their competition by remaining up to date on the industry’s latest developments. While there’s no way for certain to know what lies in store for the industry, there are some... […]

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6 Tips for Dealing with the Risks of LTL Shipping

Posted: Apr 10, 2018 10:33:58 AM

Unlike a dedicated truckload shipment, LTL transport will typically have multiple stops with frequent loading and unloading of the freight.  This increases the risk of damage to your shipment.  Here are 6 ways you can try to prevent damages while utilizing LTL shipping. […]

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Uberization of Freight: Risks To Consider

Posted: Mar 20, 2018 9:13:00 AM

Uberization of freight has arrived. This new type of technology is being integrated into the field at an increasing rate and has many companies asking questions: How will this change their business? Will this hurt or help current operations? […]

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