This report explores shippers’ perspectives of emerging trends in the freight transportation industry. It addresses issues related to business strategy, collaboration practices, carrier selection, rates, capacity, mode selection, outsourcing, advocacy issues, technology, sustainability, and more.
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VWR’s redesign of its West Coast shipping operation incorporates a newly designed pool distribution strategy that reduces demurrage and drayage costs, improves next-day delivery and has greatly increased…
(October 04, 2016)
Effective January 29, 2016, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) so-called driver coercion rule, formally known as the “Prohibiting Coercion of Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers,” will take effect.
(January 07, 2016)
The case against increasing truck size and weight has been built on the premise to keep bigger and heavier trucks off the road and apply existing federal truck size and weight limits to the entire National Highway System, rather than interstate highways, which is the case today.
(July 08, 2015)
For anyone not sold on the ongoing impacts of e-commerce on logistics and supply chain operations, comments by some influential industry executives at the recent National Shippers Strategic Transportation…
(April 30, 2015)
Despite the never-ending state of cold weather in the Northeast, which really is no exaggeration as I see falling snow out of my office window at the moment the calendar says that next week marks the kickoff…
(April 09, 2015)
Shippers and transportation intermediaries are opposing a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration proposal designed against putting undue pressure on truck drivers to violate hours of service and other rules.
(February 18, 2015)
Three years ago, Candace Holowicki, the company’s director of global transportation and logistics, joined its Global Services Organization and helped to level functional silos and bring together procurement,…
(October 01, 2014)
The editorial staff of Logistics Management(LM) is thrilled to again have the winner of the NASSTRAC Shipper of the Year Award grace our October cover. For 15 years, LM has partnered with NASSTRAC, one…
(October 01, 2014)
The Reliance Network (TRNet) will be participating in the NASSTRAC Conference in April as an exhibitor and sponsor. This is the second NASSTRAC Conference the alliance has sponsored. (April 16, 2013)
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Sandbagged by lower demand, surging capacity and falling fuel surcharges, 19 of the 25 largest U.S. truckload carriers saw revenue decline in 2015.
News and analysis on the latest trends impacting the Top 50 Trucking Companies in the United States.
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