May 2016 Issue

In this issue:
  • 2016 Technology Roundtable Digital Reality Check
  • The Private Fleet Advantage
  • Freight Forwarder Selection
  • Lift Truck Series: Funding Flexibility


IN THIS ISSUE
By · May 1, 2016
Just how close are we to the ideal digital supply network? Not as close as we might like to think. Our panel offers a “reality check” on the current state of our understanding, adoption and utilization of technology in our logistics and supply chain operations.


By · May 1, 2016
Private fleet operators have decided to pump up investment, expand capacity and battle the tight for-hire market with training, improved technology and better driver pay. Will the preparation pay off in the long run?


By · May 1, 2016
The complexities and speed necessary to be successful in today’s distribution environment have pushed logistics operations to improve their labor management practices. Here are three steps to help along the way.


By · May 1, 2016
When searching for the best forwarder, global shippers are advised to first take a deep dive into the middleman’s business culture.


By · May 1, 2016
Customers demand lease agreements that allow for change, reduce or eliminate penalties, and prevent surprises during or at the end of the term. Finance partners have responded by offering unprecedented flexibility and risk mitigation.


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