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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

Location infrastructure for logistics
Radar helps product teams build and scale location-based experiences faster. Use Radar’s Trips product to deliver accurate ETAs, reliably detect arrivals, identify inefficiencies, and increase customer satisfaction.

5 Tough Love Tips for Choosing the Best TMS Software
Acquiring the best transportation management system for your company’s present and long-term success is doable, but it requires a certain amount of due diligence and change in perspective.

U-Turn in Last-Mile Delivery Customer Experience
In this case study, we look at the inability to meet customers’ expectations for timeliness and professionalism led to dissatisfaction and loss of the customer base.

6 Ways You Know it’s Time to Outsource Last-Mile Delivery
Companies take a hard look at whether to outsource to a last-mile delivery company for this mission-critical arm of the supply chain operation.

6 Lessons from CSCMP EDGE 2022 to Improve Shipping Freight & Supply Chain Inefficiencies
CSCMP EDGE 2022 was one for the books, with the conference being held in Nashville it was the perfect place for supply chain professionals to gather, discuss transportation challenges, and brainstorm creative solutions.

Inefficiency - Not Just the Labor Shortage - Is Breaking Supply Chains
This report reveals new data and actionable insights to help today’s shippers overcome their most pressing challenges.

Last-Mile Delivery Visibility
Visibility into last-mile delivery at every step, in every touchpoint, is key to earning customer loyalty and ensuring business success.

How Seasonal Changes Impact Freight Embargoes
As unexpected weather-related events become more common, what are the chances that freight embargoes could disrupt a somewhat upbeat outlook?

Uber Freight & E2open to Provide Real-time Transportation Rate and Capacity Options
Clients can optimize transportation spend while managing logistics constraints, leveraging carrier network and insights.

Optimize your workforce with accurate location infrastructure
Your workforce is the face of your business, which is why proper workforce management is critical to delivering great customer experiences. Use Radar’s location infrastructure to deliver accurate ETAs, identify insights into workforce efficiencies, and increase customer satisfaction.

Challenges with Dock Appointment Scheduling for Seamless Yard Operations
Businesses must choose an intelligent platform to address rising global supply chain needs when looking for the right yard management system, it needs to be sophisticated enough to manage all aspects of the shipping yard.

How to Maximize Your Yard Management and Dock Scheduling Investment
Great tech should not only enhance your business’s ability to optimize and automate tasks or functions, but it should also improve your user experience. This ebook details how companies need to get a return on their investment quickly and maximize their benefits from yard management and dock scheduling investment software.

Reimagining The Way Goods Move - Uber Freight’s Next Chapter in Logistics Transportation Management
Our newly combined organization brings Uber Freight and Transplace products and services together under the new Uber Freight Platform, a first-of-its-kind logistics solution and partner that unlocks unprecedented supply chain reliability, resiliency, and optimization.

Tracking and Reducing Transportation Emissions
Talk of greenhouse gas emissions seems to be everywhere today. Not only do emissions factor heavily into the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) metrics investors care about, but it looks ever-more-likely that being a carbon emitter will soon have a direct economic cost.

How the Hybrid Network Becomes a Reality for the Future of Freight Transportation
It’s clear that everyone in the supply chain needs better options to keep goods moving and evolve their business operations in 2022 and beyond, this industry urgency is converging with important advancements in autonomous trucks and marketplace technologies, providing us with a preview of what’s ahead.

Examining the Future of Autonomous Trucking
A new report by Uber Freight envisions a future where autonomous trucks and human drivers operate alongside one another in a hybrid network to ease the burden of increased freight demand, enhance truck drivers’ quality of life, and create more value for everyone in the supply chain.

Why the Rise of Fourth-Party Logistics Providers, 4PLs, is Important to You
These supply chain partners offer comprehensive planning and execution for all shipments, boosting efficiency and lowering prices.

Leveraging the Power of a 4PL
In this "making the case guide" we show how, by providing a high level of logistics services, expertise, and technological prowess, fourth-party logistics providers or 4PLs allow companies to focus on what matters most instead of dealing with supply chain management complexities.

The Future of Self-Driving Technology in Trucking
In this paper, we demonstrate why trucking is the faster route to commercialize and scale self-driving technology, we then lay out the hub-to-hub model, which will allow autonomous trucks to operate alongside those driven by people.

Clarendon Capital’s Larkin Assesses Freight Transportation and Logistics Landscapes
In this podcast, Jeff Berman, Group News Editor for Logistics Management and the Peerless Media Supply Chain Group, interviews John Larkin, Operating Partner for Clarendon Capital.

Featured Companies

Renewable Energy Group
Renewable Energy Group, Inc. is leading the energy and transportation industries’ transition to sustainability by converting renewable resources into high-quality, sustainable fuels. Renewable Energy Group is an international producer of sustainable fuels that significantly lower greenhouse gas emissions to immediately…
Telogis provides a cloud-based connected intelligence software platform that has a transformative effect on the way businesses optimize their mobile assets and critical data. The Telogis platform is about delivering mission-critical, actionable information for companies with mobile workforces and continues…
At Magaya, our mission is to revolutionize the logistics industry and to deliver breakthrough value to our customers. Our logistics software products include: Magaya Cargo System, Magaya WMS, Magaya Commerce System, and Magaya Supply Chain Solution. These products are complete…
TransForce Inc. is a North American leader in the transportation and logistics industry, operating across Canada and the United States through its subsidiaries. TransForce companies service the following segments: Package and Courier | Less-Than-Truckload | Truckload | Logistics
Revenue Analytics
Revenue Analytics is a tech-enabled consulting firm that focuses on complex revenue questions like what to charge, what to stock, and what to promote when. From automotive to retail to airlines, we help some of the world’s biggest companies…
Scout RFP
Scout RFP provides a new breed of cloud-based strategic sourcing solutions that help organizations source faster and achieve better business outcomes. Our simple, effective interface enables companies to streamline supplier selection, centralize data, and make more informed purchasing decisions, faster.
At 4PRL LLC we consistently provide client-focused, global closed-loop reverse logistics services.  This is accomplished through our world network of eco-certified processing facilities, accompanied by 40 years of recycling and reverse logistics experience in every aspect of the reverse movement…
Open Sky Group
Open Sky Group is a global specialist in Blue Yonder (formerly JDA RedPrairie) supply chain platform. We offer a unique methodology of disciplined agility and a no modifications approach that enables rapid implementation and upgrade of Blue Yonder WMS, WLM,…
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…
M33 Integrated Solutions
Established in 1998, M33 Integrated Solutions is a lead logistics provider that delivers technology tools and intelligence to reduce costs and automate logistics. M33 offers integrated solutions — Co-Managed Logistics, Freight Settlement, International Shipping, Parcel Management, Freight Brokerage, Capacity Management and Supply…
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Featured Downloads

Becoming a Shipper of Choice
Becoming a Shipper of Choice
C3 solutions' scheduling software streamlines the shipping process.
Thinking Differently About Supply Chain Planning
Thinking Differently About Supply Chain Planning
Political landscapes shift overnight, global trade is constantly changing, consumers demand increasingly personalized service and smaller day-to-day challenges hit without warning. If...

Rapidly Improve the Performance of Your Warehouse Logistics
Rapidly Improve the Performance of Your Warehouse Logistics
The Rapid Performance Evaluation identifies opportunities and potential improvements in every aspect of warehouse logistics operations; performance, productivity, service, quality, and systems.
Resource Management System (RMS): How to Effectively Leverage Your Assets
Resource Management System (RMS): How to Effectively Leverage Your Assets
This guide provides an in-depth analysis of the potential of various resources available in a warehouse and how they can be utilized...
Sustainable Supply Chain Insights From PITT OHIO
Sustainable Supply Chain Insights From PITT OHIO
A whitepaper on supply chain insights gleaned at the LEED-certified gold Cleveland transportation and sustainability summit.