Sunday, April 01, 2012
Scores of shippers and their freight intermediaries agree that basic brokerage and forwarding services are keeping pace with demands from new and emerging markets.
Implementation complexities have stood in the way of LMS adoption rates; however, our analysts say that more logistics operations will focus attention on workforce management to balance efficiencies now that the business climate is on the upswing.
Proponents have changed the conversation and have started tagging at the item level in what the industry is now calling a “source-to-store” approach.
The nation’s top trucking companies share “high intensity” management teams, financial stability, and IT systems that afford “two-way communication” with shippers—and they’re just getting wiser.
Posted on 04/01 at 07:00 AM
Special Reports •
Saturday, March 31, 2012
CFOs continue to see solid signs of the economic recovery in U.S. manufacturing.
A new report has warned the global transportation and logistics industry (T&L) is in urgent need of a radical transformation by 2030 if it is to stay competitive
Posted on 03/31 at 12:17 PM
In an ongoing effort to keep readers informed on the current state of ocean cargo shipping and contracting, we conducted a brief interview with one of the founders of Catapult International, a leading edge international shipping software and consulting firm.
Friday, March 30, 2012
Company says this network design provides choice for shippers in all lengths of haul, which is part of the company’s value-add proposition.
Posted on 03/30 at 01:33 PM
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Pilot CEO Richard Phillips about what he is seeing in the various markets Pilot serves.
Posted on 03/30 at 11:04 AM
Air Cargo •
Carload volume—at 278,393—was down 7.2 percent annually and slightly below the week ending March 17 at 278,420.