Filed in Transportation
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.
Port authorities at major cargo gateways on all three coasts are investing in infrastructure and strategic planning to become more sustainable corporate citizens—a positive trend that’s making U.S. seaports more efficient and resilient than ever.
The concept of collaboration is nothing new. The idea of opening doors, dropping defenses, and improving how shippers and carriers work together has been kicked around for decades as a sure-fire cure to the annual rate and capacity negotiation dance.
I recently had the honor of facilitating workshops for large shippers and their current and prospective carriers in the midst of major contract RFPs and renewals.
Friday, January 11, 2013
Join our panel of leading economic and transportation analysts as they share their exclusive insight on where rates and capacity are headed over the next 12 months across all modes.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
While there were few surprises contained in ISM’s December 2012 Semiannual Economic Forecast, the overall findings suggest growth in the United States will continue in 2013
Saturday, December 01, 2012
Top analysts help logistics and supply chain professionals better understand and overcome the mounting challenges of global transportation and logistics management.
Over the past few tumultuous years, economists, editors, and analysts in just about every industry have realized that it doesn’t pay to be in the "prediction" business.
Let’s compare notes: Here’s what my colleagues and I saw this year in logistics and transportation management and what we expect next year—along with some suggested actions on important issues.
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Thursday, November 15, 2012
A new cloud-based technology platform that allows shippers to more efficiently collaborate with international suppliers and better manage their inbound supply chains has been introduced by UPS.
Posted on 11/15 at 10:43 AM