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Wednesday, February 01, 2012

The retailer’s transformational best practice just so happens to be a move back to the rails in order to cope with growing truck capacity concerns—and it did so with the help of its trucking partner.

Sunday, January 01, 2012

Our distinguished panel tells shippers to expect to pay more for parcel services, be on the lookout for competition among existing carriers, and keep your eyes open for new regional entrants.
Posted on 01/01 at 11:41 AM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsJanuary 2012TransportationParcel ExpressPermalink


Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Taking a holistic, integrated approach to fleet management can make a significant and continuous contribution to higher, company-wide productivity and lower costs. Our team sets out to help managers overcome current fleet-optimization issues and offers ways to create value in private fleet management.
Posted on 11/01 at 07:34 AM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsTruckingNovember 2011TransportationPrivate FleetPermalink


Thursday, September 01, 2011

By continually working to expand its 3PL relationship, this fast-growing manufacturer has been able to concentrate on the bigger picture—expanding into new markets, launching new products, gaining efficiencies in its operations, and reducing manufacturing and labor costs.

Friday, July 01, 2011

By setting reasonable goals, the converter and packager of cheese products upgraded its antiquated TMS, reduced its LTL shipments by nearly 30 percent, and brought its carrier relations into the 21st century.

Sunday, May 01, 2011

The red-hot intermodal sector is “in fashion” these days as shippers opt for lower rates at near-truck service levels. Our intrepid trucking correspondent examines the factors driving this impressive growth as well as how logistics professionals are using the option as part of their 2011 transportation tool kit.
Posted on 05/01 at 08:13 AM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsMay 2011IntermodalTransportationPermalink


Friday, April 01, 2011

There’s a better way to configure complex transportation networks and fill them with the right sort of hauling capacity. The caveat, however, is that the sheer size and complexity of these networks means technology is required to perform the analytics that enable harvesting the value. Here’s how to get it done.
Posted on 04/01 at 05:43 AM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsTruckloadApril 2011TransportationPermalink


Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Tech-savvy private fleet operators are able to justify the cost of their complex operations through high service levels, smart maintenance programs, and revenue generating backhaul opportunities that can make even the toughest CFO smile.
Posted on 11/10 at 11:53 AM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsTruckingLogisticsTransportationNovember 2010Private FleetsPermalink


Friday, October 08, 2010

The nation’s railroads have pulled out of the downturn in solid fiscal shape, proving that they’ve mastered the art of cost management. To offer a comprehensive look at the new state of the rails, we’ve gathered four top analysts to share how volumes, rates, and game-changing regulation could alter how shippers manage the mode.
Posted on 10/08 at 12:00 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsFreightRailroadIntermodalShippingPermalink


Friday, September 10, 2010

Dwindling space and risings rates have caused major disruptions for U.S. importers over the first half of 2010. How long will these challenges persist on the high seas? We’ve asked a couple experts to explain what ocean shippers can expect for the rest of this year.
Posted on 09/10 at 10:00 AM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsGlobal TradeContainerLogisticsTransportationTradeOcean ShippingImportsPermalink



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