Wednesday, December 04, 2013
LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Bill Logue, president and CEO of FedEx Freight, the less-than-truckload subsidiary of FedEx, at the NITL/IANA Transcomp event in Houston about various industry topics, including rates, regulation, and infrastructure, among others.
Posted on 12/04 at 11:29 AM
FedEx Freight •
It comes as no surprise that shale gas has the potential to play a key role in the domestic freight transportation landscape.
Posted on 12/04 at 09:26 AM
shale energy •
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
We asked organizations from around the world, what advice they would give their peers on improving response time to customer inquiries and complaints using Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
ODFL is calling for an annual increase tons per day in the 9.5 percent-to-ten percent range, which is ahead of a previous forecast of 9 percent-to-ten percent growth
Posted on 12/03 at 12:51 PM
The average price per gallon rose 3.9 cents to $3.883 per gallon, following last week’s 2.2 cent increase, which was the first time prices rose in 11 weeks
Posted on 12/03 at 11:42 AM
Diesel Prices •
Even though supply chain professionals pride themselves on providing exemplary service and execution during this time of year in advance of the holiday season, a survey recently released by Capgemini found that there are myriad issues when it comes to keeping customers content with delivery and ordering processes.
We asked manufacturers from around the world, “What advice would you give peers to reduce costs and improve efficiencies in the supply chain?”
Find out what they said.
LEDs have unique and compelling characteristics that make them ideal for industrial lighting applications.
But there are a variety of misconceptions about LEDs, how well they work, how long they last, and more.
Monday, December 02, 2013
The stop and start nature of the economy, coupled with ongoing government dysfunction, has created a "new normal" in the logistics and transportation marketplace. While there's improvement in some freight transportation sectors, there's day-to-day fluctuation in others—leading to a decidedly mixed rate and capacity outlook as we head into 2014. During this Webcast industry experts will re-cap the top news stories of Q4 2013 and discuss the 4 factors creating the “new normal” in freight transportation management.
Today, more and more companies are finding value in optimizing their distribution network.
By taking a strategic approach to network configuration, they are improving service levels, better managing their inventory and reducing transportation costs. Less demanding in terms of infrastructure, systems, cost, and time than full-scale supply chain optimization, this targeted approach delivers remarkable results.