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2013 Rate Outlook Webcast

Available On-Demand
By Staff
January 11, 2013

As carriers set out to fine-tune their yield management strategies, shippers must stay focused on continued collaboration to ensure that sufficient capacity is available when they need it.

Meanwhile, our distinguished panel suggests that shippers monitor macro-economic trends carefully this year. Due diligence in this regard may mitigate the soft spike in logistics and supply chain costs expected for 2013.

WHAT CAN SHIPPERS EXPECT IN TERMS OF RATES AND CAPACITY?
Watch now!

Join our panel of leading economic and transportation analysts as they share their exclusive insight on where rates and capacity are headed over the next 12 months.
Attendees will gain a better understanding of:

  • The current state of the U.S. economy and its impact on freight transportation
  • Which way oil and fuel prices are likely to go in 2013
  • What to expect in terms of rates and capacity across all modes

Moderator:
Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor, Logistics Management


Panelists:
Oil & Fuel: Derik Andreoli, Ph.D.c., Senior Analyst, Mercator International LLC
Air Cargo: Charles Clowdis, Managing Director, Transportation Advisory Services, IHS Global Insight
Freight: Martin Dixon, Research Manager, Freight Rate Benchmarking, Drewry Supply Chain Advisors
Parcel Express: Jerry Hempstead, President, Hempstead Consulting
Rail/Intermodal: Brooks Bentz, Partner, Supply Chain Management, Accenture
Trucking: John Larkin, Managing Director, Transportation & Logistics Research Group, Stifel Nicolaus

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