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.
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.
Rollercoaster demand levels and uneven freight volumes in 2013 created havoc in one of the more complicated years on record. In 2014, shippers will need to manage with all the savvy and experience that they can muster to get the capacity they need at a rate that’s fair.