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All Transportation Trends Entries

Friday, April 01, 2016

In an effort to help shippers better manage the skies, our panel of air cargo experts examines the global economy, fuel costs, ongoing security and regulatory measures as well as the advent of new airborne cargo options.
Posted on 04/01 at 09:00 PM
Magazine ArchiveFeaturesOtherTransportation TrendsTransportationAir FreightAir CargoApril 2016Permalink


Friday, March 11, 2016

As e-commerce delivery pressures continue to dramatically alter the service landscape, our panelists offer practical advice for how shippers can re-adjust their packaging and better understand carrier needs—as well as their own.

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

The maturation of multi-channel distribution has put added pressure on all major modes of freight transportation. “Just-in-time” and “just-in-case” strategies now have to meet the “just do it” demands created by today’s highly impatient consumer.
Posted on 03/01 at 10:00 PM
Magazine ArchiveFeaturesOtherTransportation TrendsE-commerceMarch 2016Permalink


Monday, February 01, 2016

Our panel suggests that carrier consolidation will continue, but will be largely confined to specific trade lanes and commodity niches. In the meantime, shippers and carriers must cooperate at an unprecedented level for sustainable solutions to emerge.
Posted on 02/01 at 09:00 PM
Magazine ArchiveFeaturesOtherTransportation TrendsFebruary 2016Ocean ShippingPermalink


Friday, January 01, 2016

As LTL carriers announce pricing model shifts where dimension and density trumps classification, shippers can turn the tables and realize more benefit from collaboration.

Friday, October 02, 2015

While coffee is one of the first things on the minds of many people early in the morning, it was especially prevalent this week, when Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz gave the keynote address at this week’s Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference in San Diego.
Posted on 10/02 at 08:28 AM
BlogsFeaturesTransportation TrendsSupply Chain ManagementCSCMPLogisticsPermalink


Thursday, October 01, 2015

Our top trucking correspondent examines the daunting regulatory hurdles facing trucking—and gives shippers a clearer picture of what they can expect in terms of rates and capacity based on the cumulative effects.
Posted on 10/01 at 09:00 PM
FeaturesOtherTransportation TrendsTransportationMotor FreightTruckingOctober 2015RegulationsPermalink


Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Using analytics and Big Data, the next generation of freight bill payment and auditing companies comb all aspects of freight transportation operations to highlight supply chain efficiency improvement opportunities.
Posted on 09/01 at 09:00 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsSeptember 2015Big DataPermalink


Business is robust for 3PLs, but as cost-cutting becomes the priority for manufacturers and retailers, more businesses continue to look around for services at a lower price—driving down satisfaction, renewal rates, and contract length.
Posted on 09/01 at 07:00 PM
FeaturesOtherTransportation TrendsLogistics3PL3PLSeptember 2015Third-party logisticsPermalink


Saturday, August 01, 2015

Ports, terminals, and ocean carriers currently comprise a family in severe dysfunction—and denial. But can the intervention of shippers restore some badly needed order? Our experts who work close to the action provide some answers.
Posted on 08/01 at 09:00 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsOcean FreightAugust 2015Panama CanalPermalink



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