Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!



The results of the 20th Annual Study of Logistics and Transportation Trends (Masters of Logistics)

These results reveal three specific issues in current logistics and transportation management that have the potential for disastrous results on operations if not properly addressed.
image

A “Bermuda Triangle” of logistics management issues that are interconnected at the strategic level, and if not properly addressed will have disastrous results – Register Now and get practical advice on how to navigate through these issues: Available On-Demand, 24/7


August 12, 2011

Navigating transportation’s Bermuda Triangle (Read the Feature Article).

Based on the feedback of more than 760 shippers, our research team found a lack of planning for the impact of rising fuel prices; distribution networks that are incapable of flexing when uncertainty occurs; and a myopic, internal focus that limits the ability to achieve the desired performance results—a “Bermuda Triangle” of logistics management issues that our team says are interconnected at the strategic level.

In this exclusive Webcast, Mary Collins Holcomb, Ph.D., of the University of Tennessee, and Karl B. Manrodt, Ph.D, of Georgia Southern University, reveal all of the findings of our annual study and offer shippers practical advice for navigating through these challenges before it’s too late.

For 20 years the results of this study have been recognized as the ultimate report card on overall logistics operations performance, has identified emerging trends, and provided benchmarking data on transportation performance and expenditures.

By attending this highly educational and informative Webcast shippers will learn:

The percentage of freight dollars being spent by mode
The percentage of overall transportation budget spent by mode
Shifts in transportation spending
How and why the “Bermuda Triangle” of issues evolved
How to navigate through the challenges

Learn how to navigate the “Bermuda Triangle” of Logistics Management issues

Available On-Demand, 24/7


If you can’t make this date, you can still "Register Now!" to view the Webcast on-demand,
24/7 at anytime after the Thursday, September 29, 2011, 2:00 p.m. EDT broadcast. 

 
Michael Levans
Group Editorial Director,
Supply Chain Group

Mary Collins Holcomb, Ph.D.
Associate Professor,
the University of Tennessee

Karl B. Manrodt, Ph.D.
Associate Professor,
Georgia Southern University

sponsored by

Subscribe to Logistics Management magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Get timely insider information that you can use to better manage your
entire logistics operation.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

AAR reported that June intermodal volume–at 1,117,149 containers and trailers–was up 3.7 percent, or 39,797 units, annually, which now stands as the highest-volume rail intermodal month ever recorded, according to AAR data.

This is the 26th edition of this report, which is based on monthly data from TIA member companies who submit real operating data and respond to questions on business conditions impacting the 3PL sector.

Key sanctions are unlikely to be fully removed until Congress lifts the U.S. embargo on Cuba – something unlikely to take place before 2018 when incumbent president Raúl Castro is expected to step down

The PMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth inched up 0.7 percent to 53.5 over May’s 52.8. This reading marks sequential growth for the third month in a row, which was preceded by five months of sequential declines.

Foreign direct investment has never been more important in catalyzing growth, whether in the developed or developing world. Although equity markets around the world have largely recovered since the financial crisis, global capital flows have contracted sharply.

Comments

Post a comment
Commenting is not available in this channel entry.


© Copyright 2015 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA