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 NewsThe New York Shipping Exchange steps up its game to serve “digitized” logistics Maersk’s “Transformation” Under Scrutiny Happy 100th Birthday, New England Motor Freight! What a ride, chairman says Memo to Washington D.C.: Stop talking about raising the gas tax, go do it Panjiva points to strong import growth to start 2018 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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