Blockchain and the Supply Chain

Posted by Nate Schwandt on 6/13/17 8:00 AM
The creation of even simple products involves huge numbers of participants who don't know each other. Leonard Read's classic essay, “I, Pencil,” illustrates this point eloquently, showing that nobody in the world knows everything about making the pencil you buy in a store. He notes the “absence of a master mind” in its creation. People who live far away from each other and don't know each other play roles in the supply chain.
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Topics: blockchain, technology

4 Key Benefits of Outsourced Logistics Management

Posted by Jordan Egertson on 6/8/17 7:00 AM

According to a survey from the Harvard Business School, outsourcing key components of business operations has increased in recent years.  Almost half of respondents to that survey said they preferred outsourcing to hiring new, full-time employees.  Only 1 in 4 felt that hiring new employees was preferable to outsourcing.

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Topics: Outsourced Logistics, 3PL

Sustainable Logistics: 4 Ways to Move Towards a Greener Supply Chain

Posted by Nate Schwandt on 5/31/17 2:00 PM
Sustainability in logistics, and shipping in particular, is of vital importance to a sustainable economy as a whole. However, the shipping industry has received less attention from advocates for change than other sectors of the economy, such as the airline industry. So let's take the time now to turn our attention toward "green shipping" and four ways we can move toward it:
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Topics: sustainability

Press Release: Sheer Logistics Appoints New Vice President of Sales

Posted by Nate Schwandt on 5/1/17 2:00 PM

St. Louis, MO – Sheer Logistics ( recently announced that Tim Young has joined the company as Vice President of Sales to further develop its growing portfolio of regional and national accounts. An industry veteran with more than 20 years’ experience, Young spent the last two years as Vice President of Logistics at Knight Transportation, where he built and led a team focused on new business development for Knight’s logistics division.  

Tim joins Sheer to continue the company’s recent success providing transportation and logistics services to some of America’s top shippers. “The internal culture at Sheer truly reflects the company’s commitment to honesty, integrity and loyalty,” said Tim. “I’m also impressed with Sheer’s focus on innovation and service, and I look forward to collaborating with the team to build and execute an enhanced sales strategy.”
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Topics: press release

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