“Truckers’ toll: Delayed deliveries, higher prices forecast as industry struggles with driver shortage”

  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

Mastering the Complexities of the Cold Chain

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 […]

5 Big Questions Facing Retail and Logistics Leaders

5 Big Questions Facing Retail and Logistics Leaders

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

Time for a mini bid already?

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 […]

Grocery Aisle- Walmart Tightens OTIF

Walmart Tightens OTIF Requirements: Strategies for Shippers

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal revealed that Walmart executives plan to announce a further tightening of their on-time, in-full (OTIF) policy to go into effect in April 2018. Whereas the previous requirement called for larger suppliers to deliver within a one- or two-day window 75% of the time or be assessed a […]

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