The Pros and Cons of Adding a New Transportation Provider Mid-Cycle
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..
6 Steps for Onboarding a New Transportation Provider
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..
5 Common Ways to Tender Freight: a Head-to-Head Comparison
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.
How to Get Started Managing a Transportation Supply Chain: 8 Priorities
There are few roles in an organization more important than supply chain/logistics management. The flow of freight to and from its location(s) is a foundational piece of every business — accounting for a large..
What’s Going On With the Diesel Shortage? (Explanation, Forecast, Planning Tips)
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) is a government agency that collects, analyzes and reports energy information to policymakers and the public.