The Benefits of Shared Transportation & Supply Chain Networks
In this new digital issue, the editors of Logistics Management have gathered four feature articles designed to help mangers break away from traditional, “transactional” relationships and move toward integrated provider partnerships for freight transportation.
Transportation in the NewsQ4 2017 Rail/Intermodal Roundtable: Improvements apparent; work remains A “trucker’s market” is likely for 2018, says prominent industry analyst Spot market conditions remain in a better than good place, reports DAT NextGen Supply Chain: Time to pay attention to autonomous vehicles Truck tonnage bounces back in October, reports ATA More Transportation News
As savvy logistics management professionals are painfully aware, the freight transportation market is currently walking a tightrope.
For most of the past year, we’ve witnessed a brief lull in the ever-rising logistics costs due to the confluence of one-time factors, including bloated inventories, a strong U.S. dollar hampering exports, and a sudden surge in extra truckload capacity. And while many Logistics Management readers have enjoyed this “shippers market,” all reports indicate that this is about to change—and quickly.
In fact, most freight transportation analysts agree that we are about to enter a period of transition that will trigger many of the long-lingering concerns that will indeed tighten capacity and push rates higher.Download Now!
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