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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.

Friday, February 01, 2013

LTL carriers are looking to squeeze profit out of better-managed margins and shippers will play a huge role in this movement. Here are four time-tested methodologies to help carriers ease shipments through their systems—and get the right rates and capacity.
Posted on 02/01 at 11:24 AM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsTransportationLTLFebruary 2013Less-Than-TruckloadPermalink


Monday, October 01, 2012

PART I: Three industry thought-leaders discuss the mounting challenges facing today’s global transportation managers.
Posted on 10/01 at 09:00 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsGlobal LogisticsOctober 2012TransportationPermalink


Part II: Intermodal network agility makes a play to improve supply chain resiliency
Posted on 10/01 at 08:46 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsGlobal TradeOctober 2012TransportationPermalink


Saturday, September 01, 2012

Our “Pricing” columnist contends that it’s time for shippers and their 3PL partners to fundamentally change their approach to contract creation in an effort to yield more sustainable relationships.
Posted on 09/01 at 09:00 PM
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Sunday, July 01, 2012

The logistics industry has yet to climb back to the profitability it hit in 2007–the precipice from which it dropped during the recession. According to the report’s author and industry analysts, it may be a while until the overall industry hits full stride again.
Posted on 07/01 at 10:00 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsAir CargoOcean FreightTruckloadJuly 2012IntermodalTransportationLTLTLPermalink


Friday, June 01, 2012

With the ongoing consolidation of air carriers, shippers are growing concerned about losing old relationships while having to forge new ones. Fortunately, freight intermediaries are helping them stay on course.
Posted on 06/01 at 10:20 AM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsAir CargoJune 2012TransportationPermalink


Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Savvy shippers have found ways to put the nation’s rails back to work—and the railroads have flourished. But while current market conditions are favorable for shippers, questions remain over how the nation’s rail and intermodal network will respond when volume ratchets up past pre-recession levels.
Posted on 05/01 at 08:00 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsMay 2012IntermodalRail FreightTransportationPermalink


Sunday, April 01, 2012

With capacity already tightening and increasing federal regulations threatening to exacerbate the driver shortage, dedicated trucking is going to continue to grow at double-digit percentage rates—and help shippers get a good night’s sleep in the process.
Posted on 04/01 at 11:59 AM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsTruckingApril 2012TransportationDedicated truckingPermalink


Thursday, March 01, 2012

Our annual panel convenes to paint a murky picture for truckload shippers due to increasing rates, unresolved regulatory shifts, and an increasingly competitive landscape.
Posted on 03/01 at 01:40 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsTruckingTruckloadMarch 2012TransportationLTLTLLess-Than-TruckloadPermalink



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