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Looking for Additional Capacity, Along with Cost Control?

Looking for Additional Capacity, Along with Cost Control?

Shipper Capacity & Cost Control

Have you heard about Sleek OTS Plugin? Sleek OTS Plugin was designed to help our shipper customers navigate market fluctuation. OTS, Optimal Truckload Spend, places capacity, and freight cost control, in the hands of shippers. To learn more about OTS, read The Executive’s Guide to OTS, click here

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Contracted Freight Shifts To Spot

Contracted Freight Shifts To Spot

Last week, spot van rates hit record highs. Here's what Dean Corbolotti, Shipper Engagement at Sleek Technologies, had to say about the topic. #SleekPOV

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Does Your Transportation Team Have An OTS?

Does Your Transportation Team Have An OTS?

Managing a transportation and logistics budget is arguably the most difficult job within a company. Why? Because the team has zero control over a variety of variables (like weather) that can impact goods arriving on time and within the planned budget. 

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In A Tight Market, Are Your Only Freight Rate Options Contracted Or Spot?

In A Tight Market, Are Your Only Freight Rate Options Contracted Or Spot?

Knowing the supply chain gobbles up 60-90% of a company’s spend, you better bet your bottom dollar that supply chain efforts have a huge impact on a company’s bottom line. Efficiently managing the supply chain has become the new competitive advantage for many manufacturers. One important effort, within the supply chain, is effectively managing costs to transport goods from point A (warehouse) to point B (end customer).

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Looks Like August May See Higher Freight Volumes Than Expected

Looks Like August May See Higher Freight Volumes Than Expected

Carriers have begun to report stronger earnings than expected, contradicting expert predictions that a healthy rebound would not be seen until 2021. Multiple data sources are suggesting that volume will continue to rise throughout August as the industrial sector, along with imports, gets back to full production levels. "We moved a healthy amount of freight last week, almost 3 times more than the last week in May", said Oleg Yanchyk, Sleek Fleet CIO. "Contracted freight can't keep up with the increased demand, so Sleek Fleet is supplementing primary and preferred networks to help our shipper customers avoid the costly spot market". #SleekPOV

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Transportation Experts Share Their Insights On Digital Freight Brokerages

Transportation Experts Share Their Insights On Digital Freight Brokerages

A recent Forbes article reveals how digital, and technology, are automating the freight industry. For example, BluJay has invested in strategic partnerships that will integrate real-time quotes directly into its TMS platform. Sleek Fleet is one of these strategic integrations. "As the freight industry continues to advance to digital, Sleek Fleet will continue to build tech-enabled solutions that help our customers simplify logistics", said Mike Nervick, Sleek Fleet CEO.
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Trucking companies are parking their fleet-expansion plans with unprecedented speed.

Trucking companies are parking their fleet-expansion plans with unprecedented speed.

WSJ report notes decreases in truck orders, and average US truckload rate per mile of $1.51. According to Mike Nervick, Sleek Fleet CEO, "Market conditions will flip at some point, but the key question is when". Until then, shippers and carriers continue on with contingency plans, while developing strategies to bounce back when the economy is ready. "We're collecting data so we, along with our customers, have strong insights to navigate through future unknowns", said Nervick. #SleekPOV

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Companies Lean on Freight Technology to Untangle Scrambled Supply Chains

Companies Lean on Freight Technology to Untangle Scrambled Supply Chains

A recent WSJ article shared that technology is helping companies streamline supply chains, so they are positioned to rebound more quickly when new challenges arise. "Smart companies are adapting because of the current disruption, and that is leading to long term investments towards improvement," said Mike Nervick, Sleek Fleet CEO. #SleekPOV
 
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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Plunged 12.2% in April

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Plunged 12.2% in April

For April, American Trucking Association (ATA) reported massive declines in truck tonnage year-over-year. The retail industry was hit hard, while food saw increased demand. "The decline in tonnage is really no surprise. Once production of non-essential goods stopped, so did the shipments," said Mike Nervick CEO Sleek Fleet. #SleekPOV
 
Not only is Sleek Fleet providing capacity to move essential goods across America, but customers are gathering NEW data and insights to make stronger, informed transportation decisions.
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Tips To Keep Workers Safe As They Return Back To Work

Tips To Keep Workers Safe As They Return Back To Work

For several weeks now, workplaces across America have essentially shut down, or have had limited shifts, due to stay-at-home orders. Local governments are starting to ease restrictions so businesses can get back to full capacity. Safety will remain the number one priority. New protocols will be needed not only for employees, but for vendors and guests too. Shippers, who manage the flow of goods through warehouses and docks, need to consider not only the safety of their employees, but of the numerous truck drivers who pick up and drop off their products. 
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