Despite decades of improvement in our transportation management systems (TMS), we still have not yet fully realized the value of these systems unless we’ve grasped the concept of settlement” and not just “freight payment.”
Join our panel of top oil and transportation analysts for an exclusive look at where rates are headed and the issues driving those rate increases over the coming year.
This is a watershed year for the digitization of global supply chains as companies respond to new initiatives enacted by governments and inter-governmental organizations. Those too timid to take the risk of making a mistake will simply lose out.
Trade and transport analysts see rates rising across all modes in accordance with continued expansion of domestic and international markets. Economists, meanwhile, say shippers can expect revenue growth in transport verticals to remain in the 3%-plus range.
Carloads dropped 5.2% to 208,646. Intermodal containers and trailers fell 3.9% annually to 207,216.
With a 0.2% increase from October to November, the Freight TSI hit 130.8, which, BTS said, is a new all-time high.
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