While there are more trucks in the marketplace now than there were a year ago, carriers and others warn against freight capacity complacency. They recommend three essentials for making sure shippers get the capacity they need now and later.
The 2019 Top 100 Truckers list offers a snapshot of the trucking segment—from large truckload and LTL carriers with global inroads to niche-specific regional haulers that get their white gloves dirty delivering to the final mile.
FBAP service providers use big data and business intelligence to drive global enterprise change.
Inbound Logistics' exclusive survey of shippers and truckers reveals where the wind is blowing in the trucking industry today.
To combat foreign foodborne illnesses, the U.S. government recently introduced regulations to hold importers accountable for what is brought into the United States and sold to American consumers: The Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP). Here, we examine the FSVP and what U.S.-based importers need to know to consistently and effectively ensure compliance.
Tire manufacturer Michelin is a shipper with a massive global footprint and complex demands. With headquarters in Clermont-Ferrand, France, Michelin operates 121 production facilities in 17 countries; those facilities produced approximately 190 million tires in 2017. With a presence in 170 countries, distributing products across the globe is a challenging and sophisticated operation.
Profile of Steve Sensing, president, Global Supply Chain Solutions (SCS), Ryder System.
A small change in Inbound Logistics' tag line – from logistics to enterprises – recognizes the massive business shift in the way shippers drive excellence.
Readers share what you should look for to find an optimal logistics partner.
The Lean Supply Chain
Control towers can be a critical component in managing a lean and agile supply chain.
Viewpoint: Logistics & Supply Chain Analysis
Three messages for companies trying to adapt to the new tariffs and rules of U.S. trade with China.
Doing the final mile correctly leads to repeat business and loyal customers, but last mile processes involve more than just a truck and driver.
There isn’t one right answer, unfortunately, or a magic formula for picking ERP software. But there are some best practices that can help you make the right choice.
Shippers are turning to managed transportation services (MTS) to help address logistical challenges. Here are the advantages.
Red Classic created a complex regional transportation solution to optimize Coca-Cola Consolidated’s distribution network following a multi-year expansion effort.
Syfan coordinated 36 full truckloads to ship 6,000 transmissions to its customer’s Allen Park, Michigan, warehouse within the one-week deadline.
By adopting Transplace’s Dynamic Continuous Moves solution, reusable packaging company Tosca was able to reduce transportation costs related to the program by more than 10% while continuing to provide exceptional service to its customers.
Leaving a job to start a company is a high-risk/high-reward decision. For those transportation and logistics professionals who have been toying with the idea of entrepreneurship, there are some points to take into consideration to help make the right choices.
Supply Chain 4.0 is an integrative approach to operational digitization, where existing and nascent technology applications are leveraged to transform the supply chain ecosystem. This is seen as an essential response to evolving business requirements and the gradational manifestation of industry 4.0 evolution.
Automated bidding tools bring benefits to shippers and carriers alike. Carriers that receive complete shipment history and future volume forecasts from shippers are able to make the most competitive offers, which can lead to shipper savings.
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