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Transportation Management Top Stories

No Surcharge for Holiday Packages, USPS says
With an eye on the 2023 peak shipping season, the United States Postal Service (USPS) said it would not implement any additional surcharges on holiday shipping.
Shippers Focus on Yield Management as Rates Continue to Rise
With FedEx and UPS raising their rates, savvy shippers can still find rate value for 2024, but time may be running out.
Amazon Bets on Itself with New End-to-End Supply Chain Service
Amazon is opening up its supply chain capabilities to other companies, even offering to pick up merchandise at facilities.
FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index Drops in June
FTR’s June Shippers Conditions Index has taken a step back, dropping in June from May’s 8.6 reading, although it still remains strongly positive for shippers.

Transportation Management Resources

How to Become a Shipper of Choice During Peak 2023
In spite of decreased customer demand as a result of increased cost of living, carriers remain determined to...
SMC3 EDI & API Messaging
In this paper/datasheet/case study, we describe, whether connecting to a carrier with API or EDI messaging,...


Transportation Management News

SPARK Matrix Transportation Management System Software Analyst Report
Quadrant Knowledge Solutions’ SPARK Matrix: Transportation Management Systems, 2022 research includes a detailed analysis of the global market regarding short-term and long-term growth opportunities, emerging technology trends, market trends, and future market outlook.

Top Trends Driving Change and Technology Strategy Within Logistics & Transportation Management
In this educational and informative article, we discuss, via a Q&A, some of the key industry trends driving process change and technology strategy within logistics and transportation management.

5 Key Steps for Optimizing your Last Mile Delivery
From fast and smart rate shopping to calculating time in transit, here are 5 key capabilities that will help your team maximize performance and minimize costs across all modes for last-mile delivery optimization.

Transportation and Logistics M&A Market Update with Ben Gordon
In this podcast, Jeff Berman, Group News Editor for Logistics Management and the Peerless Media Supply Chain Group, interviews Ben Gordon, founder and managing partner of Palm Beach, Florida-based Cambridge Capital, and managing partner of Ben Gordon Strategic Advisors.

TranzAct’s Regan Examines the Freight Economy and Current Market Trends and Conditions
In this podcast, Jeff Berman, Group News Editor for Logistics Management and the Peerless Media Supply Chain Group, interviews Mike Regan, Co-Founder and Chief Relationship Officer, at TranzAct Technologies.

Bridging the Less-than-Truckload Expertise Gap with Online Education & Learning
In this whitepaper, we show you how the transportation industry is increasing its focus on the final mile, but also the middle mile, where freight gets moved to distribution centers and fulfillment houses, and why LTL and truckload are battling for that space.

Retailer Lessens Demurrage Fees at Baltimore Port with Emergency Chassis for Overweight Containers
PITT OHIO leverages its relationships to create a solutions that saves retailers thousands in demurrage fees.

E2open Transportation Management Solution to Simplify Your Logistics
E2open’s comprehensive Transportation Management solution simplifies and optimizes domestic and international logistics by providing capabilities based on your specific needs so you can serve your customers better.

PITT OHIO Adds 32 Next Day Lanes to and from New York State
LTL leader PITT OHIO is now transporting freight within one days’ time to and from their terminals in Albany, Buffalo, Utica and Watertown to terminals in their Mid-Atlantic core territory.

Women In Trucking’s Ellen Voie Earns Less-than-Truckload LTL Certification Distinction
Transportation powerhouse Ellen Voie, president & CEO and founder of the associate Women in Trucking advances her expertise in the complex Less-than-Truckload LTL industry with SMC³ LTL Online Education Certification in Less-than-truckload.

SMC3 LTL Online Education
Through five online, self-paced on-demand courses and classroom-style lectures, SMC³ shares its lifetime of LTL expertise with logistics stakeholders and future supply chain leaders looking to take their careers to the next level.

Assessing the Supply Chain and Logistics Markets with David Ross
In this podcast, Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman interviews Dave Ross, Executive Vice President for Roadrunner Freight, a Downers Grove, Ill.-based, national less-than-truckload (LTL) services provider, with a focus on long-haul metro-to-metro shipping.

Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal-aid for Truck Parking Infrastructure Improvements
States may receive millions to improve truck parking infrastructure - how should they spend the money?

Newell Brands and J.B. Hunt Expedite Less-than-Truckload Analysis with SMC3’s BatchMark XL
In this case study and accompanying resources, we examine how SMC3’s BatchMark XL solved both Newell Brands' and J.B. Hunt's ways to expedite the less-than-truckload analysis of rates and bids.

Driving Efficiency in Less-than-Truckload Bids and Analytics
In this case study, we look at how SMC³ BatchMark XL rapid rating tool drives greater efficiency in LTL bids and analytics for Newell Brands and J.B. Hunt.

C.H. Robinson Initiates Leadership Transition
Scott Anderson Appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer, Bob Biesterfeld to Step Down as President and Chief Executive Officer, and C.H. Robinson Board of Directors Initiates Search for Permanent Successor.

Apparel Production and Logistics in Central America
Listen in as Rosemary Coates and Annie Paredes, Director of Customer Service at CBX Global Central America discuss apparel industry operations in Honduras.

Transportation & Logistics Companies Gain Significant Benefits from Technology Investments
Transitioning a trucking or logistics enterprise to a virtual work environment was not an overnight process, but as companies gained momentum they also found ways to scale their operations to maximize efficiencies.

The Current state of Freight Transportation and Logistics Markets
In this podcast, Jeff Berman, Group News Editor for Logistics Management and the Peerless Media Supply Chain Group, interviews Lee Klaskow, Senior Global Transportation & Logistics Analyst and Sector Head, for Bloomberg Intelligence, a division of Bloomberg LP.

Finding Stability in a Turbulent Truckload Market
While there are many positive signs moving forward, the truckload market is inherently volatile and cyclical, and the market constantly balances shifts in supply and demand.


Featured Companies

Logistics Viewpoints
Logistics professionals need to stay informed of what is happening in the industry, and how emerging trends in technology, outsourcing, regulations, and business practices can impact their jobs and companies. There is plenty of information out there; the challenge is…
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Alpega TMS North America
Alpega’s solutions connect supply chain partners across your logistics ecosystem via a single cloud-based platform to collaboratively manage E2E transportation workflows. Alpega’s modular design and ease of integration address the varying needs of companies of all sizes…
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Cargo Chief
Cargo Chief is a highly innovative third party logistics company developing advanced, Award-winning, Patented, proprietary technology to deliver an exceptional level of service to shippers. Our platform enables seamless integration with our Carriers and Partners resulting in the access to 500,000+…
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Scarbrough International
Headquartered in the heart of America, Kansas City, Missouri – Scarbrough International, Ltd. is a full service international and domestic logistics provider with offices throughout the Midwest USA. With an office in Shanghai and partner offices in each country across the…
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Odyssey
Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation (Odyssey) is a global logistics solutions provider with a freight network exceeding $3B globally. Odyssey’s services include intermodal services, trucking services, international services, warehousing services, managed services and consulting. With operations in North America,…
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SMARTRAC
Smartrac is a leading vendor of RFID products and IoT solutions, providing both ready-made and customized offerings. We make products smart, and enable businesses to identify, authenticate, track and complement products and solutions. Our portfolio is used in a wide…
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Cargomatic
Cargomatic is a technology company based in Venice Beach, CA. Our platform was born of our passion to solve the inefficiency and fragmentation of the local trucking industry. Simply, we connect shippers with qualified carriers who have unutilized capacity on…
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ClearTrack
ClearTrack’s global supply chain event management system provides access to a wide range of functional applications to reduce operating expenses, improve operating efficiencies, expand technological functionality, identify infrastructure improvements, and validate financial returns.
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Freightos
Freightos® is the world’s online marketplace for international shipping, powering over $1 billion in global trade every year. Freightos also provides Freightos AcceleRate™ software-as-a-service to automate pricing and routing for leading carriers, freight forwarders and shippers.  Founded by serial…
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Cardinal Logistics Management
Cardinal Logistics Management and Greatwide Logistics Services recently merged to create one of the largest, most diverse dedicated fleets in the country. The combination of Cardinal’s customized transportation solutions using specialized equipment and handling, and integrated technology, with Greatwide�…
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