October 2016 Issue

In this issue:
  • 2016 NASSTRAC Shipper of the year
  • Trucking regulations update
  • Emerging market cold chains
  • Big Data and analysis
  • Top 30 Ocean Carriers: Tough year on the high seas
  • European Logistics Update: U.K. Moves ahead post-Brexit


IN THIS ISSUE
By · October 6, 2016
Over the past decade we’ve seen a major trend in regards to safety regulations for freight transport within the United States as well as for import and export shippers—that trend is the “international­ization” of rules and regulations.


By · October 5, 2016
While speculation and uncertainty abounds, freight transportation and logistics industry leaders contend that it’s important for all involved to keep a cool head and begin planning for the new phase after the U.K. leaves the EU.


By · October 5, 2016
When Rick Meyer joined the team at Badcock Home Furniture &more as director of purchasing six years ago, the company relied on paper-based calendars and a dispatcher to orchestrate its transportation processes.


By · October 5, 2016
As Cloud computing morphs into a $216 billion market over the next four years, an increasing number of supply chain management applications—and their users—are making the move from enterprise based software to Cloud-centric platforms.


By · October 5, 2016
The fed is hitting truckers with a barrage of costly regulations in an era of scant profits. Everything from emissions, training standards, electronic onboard recorders, fuel mileage standards and speed limiters are in play—and it’s only going cost shippers more.


By · October 5, 2016
Following the rapid development of fleet management solutions and a flurry of adoption, the lessons learned are informing a new vision of how best to optimize a fleet. Lift truck management, Forklift fleet management, Lift Truck Tips, Optimization of Lift Truck Fleet.


By · October 4, 2016
VWR’s redesign of its West Coast shipping operation incorporates a newly designed pool distribution strategy that reduces demurrage and drayage costs, improves next-day delivery and has greatly increased efficiency in the region.


By · October 4, 2016
Will the historic downfall of one major carrier provide a lesson for other Tier 1 competitors? As maritime analysts share their insights and forecasts of the ocean carrier market for 2017, they contend that this could be the year of reckoning for some.


By · October 4, 2016
The recent Global Cold Chain Alliance report shows that temperature-controlled warehouse space has experienced steady growth since 2014. Emerging markets, including those with undeveloped transport infrastructure, played a key role in this trend in spite of lingering challenges. Cold Storage Transportation News, Trends in cold supply chain tranportation


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