In the current rush to digitize for operational efficiency, forwarders must not lose sight of immediate shipper needs. The transition must be smooth, valuable and completely transparent—but is that happening?
It’s an election year and Congress is counting the days until members can get out of town and try and get re-elected. But that hasn’t stopped thousands of Teamsters union retirees from lobbying Congress to solve the looming fiscal crisis regarding their multiemployer pensions.
The prevalent theme of rate gains for both truckload and intermodal freight movements remained fully intact in April, according to data in the most recent editions of the of the Truckload Linehaul Index and Intermodal Index from Cass Information Systems and Broughton Capital.
With demand for supply chain visibility at an all-time high, a growing number of shippers are powering up their track and trace capabilities in order to meet the needs of their upstream and downstream stakeholders. Track and Trace devices for trucking, Trucking with Electronic Logging Devices, ELD mandate Trucking, Trucking Regulations, Hours of Service for…Details
For manufacturing, ISM is estimating a 6.6% gain in 2018 revenue, which is ahead of the 5.1% reading in the December Semiannual report. On the non-manufacturing side, the report expects revenues to rise 3.2% in 2018.
Four of our top technology analysts offer their perspective on the latest buzz driving the next phase of the digital transformation.
In today’s omni-channel, multiphase distribution environment, it’s no longer enough to simply load pallets onto a truck and ship them from point A to point B via a common carrier.
Widespread shipper resistance to PierPass changes are now being expressed to the Federal Maritime Commission, which has yet to approve the proposal.
Procurement professionals have been upping their game in recent years. Those skills are going to come in handy in the years to come.
With a 1.4-cent increase, the diesel average came in at $3.171, ahead of last week’s $3.157 average. What’s more, during this seven-week stretch of increases, the average has been above the $3 per gallon mark. And during that span the average has risen a cumulative 16.1 cents.