3PLs offer shippers ‘untapped capacity’ As the second half of 2018 unfolds, shippers are presented with compounding challenges as the holiday season approaches. The truck driver shortage is showing no signs of loosening, lower tax rates have fueled consumer spending, and the tariffs imposed on Chinese goods are spurring manufacturers to stock up on imports […]
The shortage of truck drivers is no longer an issue that is relevant only to those directly involved in the logistics and supply chain industry. In fact, as transportation costs rise and are increasingly passed on to consumers, the driver shortage and the resulting capacity constraints are becoming “a nationwide topic of conversation,” says […]
Mastering the Complexities of the Cold Chain A “new normal” for the transportation industry is here, and supply chain leaders are increasingly seeing how the retail landscape is changing- especially for the cold chain. What has caused this “new normal”? If you’ve ever ordered a frozen pizza online or a meal kit recently, you have […]
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5 Big Questions Facing Retail and Logistics Leaders How can I be a shipper of choice? How can my company navigate increasingly complex retail compliance requirements and mitigate the risk of noncompliance? And will this crazy transportation market ever cool off? Throughout the first half of 2018, the transportation market has consistently seen record-setting load-to-truck ratios and […]
Time for a mini bid already? It’s more than fair to say that we are officially in the thick of another busy freight season! RFP roll-outs are now being implemented and/or executed, and carriers and brokerages alike are navigating through their resources to ensure coverage of their commitments. It’s as simple as that…right? Not […]
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