Results from our annual survey suggest that carriers, driven by a need to maximize profitability, are at a polar opposite with shippers who are focused on reducing costs. This lack of alignment has created a struggle that has resulted in a loss of focus on the bigger prize—being able to compete supply chain to supply chain.
Kane is Able teamed up with top supply chain researchers, Peerless Research Group, to survey logistics executives on the strategies they employ for managing labor in the distribution center. The results of that research are summarized in this report, which touches on the use of technology, strategies to drive associate productivity, and use of third-party labor providers.
Results from our 23rd Annual Study of Logistics and Transportation Trends suggest that carriers, driven by a need to maximize profitability, are at a polar opposite with shippers who are focused on reducing their costs. During this webcast our research team will examine the results and offer advice on how carriers and shippers can collaborate to put an end to transportation's tug of war.