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Wednesday, January 01, 2014

While truckload shippers can brace for modest rate increases in the 2 percent to 4 percent range in 2014, carrier executives and analysts say that the boost will only offset the consistently rising costs that continue to hamper the sector.
Posted on 01/01 at 08:00 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsTruckloadJanuary 2014Transportation ManagementTLPermalink


Friday, November 01, 2013

In order to manage through the new complexities of the global economy, our consulting team suggests that shippers need to establish new processes that consistently reassess supply chain and transportation networks. Here’s how to get it done.
Posted on 11/01 at 08:00 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsNovember 2013TransportationNetwork DesignPermalink


Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Intermodal is becoming increasingly more viable as logistics managers find themselves under pressure to keep costs down and improve supply chain operations. But how can shippers wring out its full value?
Posted on 10/01 at 08:00 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsOctober 2013IntermodalTransportationPermalink


Sunday, September 01, 2013

In this new era of collaboration, some third-party logistics providers (3PLs) are working with enlightened shippers on a new approach rooted in recognition that better logistics management can have a direct impact on the bottom line for both parties. Here’s one example of how it’s being done.

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Foodservice equipment and supply company leverages its technology partnership to secure capacity, simplify rates, and cut 12 percent from its transportation spending. Here’s how they did it.
Posted on 08/01 at 08:59 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsTruckingAugust 2013TransportationLTLLess than TruckloadPermalink


Monday, July 01, 2013

Our panel of market insiders put the new business dynamics of ocean shipping into perspective and help shippers better understand how to manage their cargo on now roiling seas.
Posted on 07/01 at 08:59 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsOcean FreightJuly 2013TransportationPermalink


Saturday, June 01, 2013

Rail and intermodal continue to improve service and create value for shippers despite an uneven economy engulfed in an atmosphere of political uncertainty. Our panel of top analysts maintains that the railroads are only looking at extending their lead.
Posted on 06/01 at 08:00 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsJune 2013IntermodalRail FreightTransportationPermalink


Wednesday, May 01, 2013

It’s easy for shippers to fall in love with an air carrier or forwarder when short-term goals are met, but these vital relationships require a long-term commitment. These two short case studies demonstrate how to succeed.
Posted on 05/01 at 08:00 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsAir CargoMay 2013Permalink


Monday, April 01, 2013

Despite the related costs and increasing complexity, private fleets enable operators to control their own destiny at a time when the trucking market is bracing for yet another capacity crunch.
Posted on 04/01 at 08:00 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsTruckingApril 2013TransportationPrivate FleetPermalink


Friday, March 01, 2013

Truckload carriers are increasing their fleet capacity to provide more dedicated truck options to solve complex shipper operations and eliminate volatility—and everybody seems to be happy.


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