In some senses, the trucking industry is an information industry. Not an information technology industry (although trucking companies rely on world-class technology). Not a research industry. An industry that..
In the ever-evolving business world, choosing the right transportation provider for your freight can be an overwhelming decision. It has a major impact on your business operations, shipping costs, efficiency..
“Held hostage” refers to freight that is in transit, and the driver or carrier/broker is refusing to complete the delivery until their demands are met. This is a rare situation, but understandably fraught for..
Composing a transportation network can take years of work. This is rarely a set-it-and-forget-it process. Your company’s supply chain is dynamic — with inbound and outbound freight volumes fluctuating..
You oversee the freight moving to and from your company’s door. In doing so, you’re tasked with meeting certain deadlines, budgetary benchmarks and performance goals. As a logistics manager, achieving these..
Negotiating is a huge part of any logistics professional’s job. Though this takes many forms, you probably negotiate most when tendering shipments to carriers.