Filed in Transportation
Monday, December 02, 2013
The stop and start nature of the economy, coupled with ongoing government dysfunction, has created a "new normal" in the logistics and transportation marketplace. While there's improvement in some freight transportation sectors, there's day-to-day fluctuation in others—leading to a decidedly mixed rate and capacity outlook as we head into 2014. During this Webcast industry experts will re-cap the top news stories of Q4 2013 and discuss the 4 factors creating the “new normal” in freight transportation management.
Monday, November 25, 2013
A student team fielded by the University of North Texas (UNT) won the Intermodal Association of North America’s (IANA) third annual Intermodal Challenge, earning national recognition for their university through IANA’s growing young professionals development program.
Monday, November 11, 2013
Trade experts say cultural dissonance may continue to complicate the relationship
Friday, November 01, 2013
ABF duo chosen to receive the prestigious 2013 NITL Executive of the Year Award.
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.
The recent progress made in transport infrastructure legislation speaks volumes about the cooperation of logistics and supply chain community stakeholders. They, too, seem to reading from the same sheet of music on this issue.
LTL executives are looking to drive relentless cost increases out of their operations—and they’re telling shippers to prepare for rate increases in the 3 percent to 5 percent range. Here’s why rates are rising and what shippers should expect in 2014.
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
CEO Timothy Gomez led the charge to vertically integrate manufacturing and distribution at the 218-year-old pencil company—and saved $5 million in logistics costs in the process.
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?
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The editorial staff of Logistics Management
) is thrilled to once again have the winner of the NASSTRAC Shipper of the Year Award grace our October cover. For nearly 20 years, LM
has partnered with NASSTRAC, one of the leading logistics and transportation advocacy organizations, to fix the spotlight on a savvy logistics operation that has demonstrated excellence in the execution of a strategy designed to advance their company’s business mission.