November 2015 Issue

In this issue:
  • Managing the global maze
  • 2015 NITL Executive of the Year
  • Intermodal Roundtable
  • Cubing and Weighing: Besting the dim rate dilemma


IN THIS ISSUE
By · November 1, 2015
Global logistics managers have always been under pressure to find the right balance of specialized intermediaries matched with the markets they want to serve. That challenge is becoming increasingly complex, however, as mega-brokerage enterprises capture more share.


By · November 1, 2015
Having rebuilt his port and community after Hurricane Katrina, Gary LaGrange is reshaping New Orleans as a major cargo gateway.


By · November 1, 2015
In recent years intermodal expansion has been largely spurred on by increasing domestic growth—that’s not the case this year. We’re joined by three of the nation’s foremost experts to give shippers the clearest view available of the current intermodal market.


By · November 1, 2015
With adoption levels still low, three top industry analysts outline their reasons why every shipper should be integrating TMS into their overall supply chain management efforts.


By · November 1, 2015
After major parcel carriers introduced new ground package rate structures nearly a year ago, the industry is still scrambling to identify and eliminate every cubic inch of waste.


By · November 1, 2015
I was recently out west visiting shippers in the new oil patch and discussing issues in rail. In this area, rail does not mean intermodal, it means tank cars and hopper cars leased by shippers and shipped long distances to and from the many new oil and gas wells that have been drilled in the past few years.


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