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American Shipper Magazine Web Presentation ” Elevating the Case for Better Transportation Procurement”

By on Saturday September 26th, 2015 in Carrier Capacity, Transportation Management Systems, Transportation Procurement, Trends, Trucking. No Comments.

On Wednesday 9/23 I attended American Shipper Magazine webinar on transportation procurement. Working for food and beverage shippers for over 30 years and being responsible for transportation procurement for over 20 of these years, I’d give this presentation 4.5 out of 5 stars. Speakers were: Vikram Balasubramanian  of MecuryGate; Andreas Katsaros of Blue Grace Logistics; […]

Tackling inefficiency in logistics sector requires ‘paradigm shift’ / UK has the same challenges as U.S.

By on Monday September 21st, 2015 in Carrier Capacity, On Time Delivery, Rail, Supply Chain, Trends, Trucking. No Comments.

Comments from a Freight and Logistics  seminar in the UK  ( Westminster Energy, Environment, and Transport Forum)  Article in Supply Management by Will Green  09/18/2015 Solutions noted:  Reducing empty miles;greater collaboration;timing of deliveries;use of more rail freight; focus on sustainability; technology; low emission vehicles. Joe Lombardo, NGNF  (nice guy nor freight) A seminar on […]

The six competencies of a strategic transportation procurement professional

By on Monday June 15th, 2015 in Carrier Capacity, Preferred Shipper, Supply Chain, Transportation Procurement. No Comments.

From a 06/15/15  Supply Management Blog by Ashwin Srinivasan. I took the liberty and  added ” transportation” to the title.  Strategic, transportation, procurement, and professional have been  important to me throughout my career as I firmly believe that is how you effectively source transportation. It is not about relentless  cost cutting pressure on suppliers, seeking […]

Treat Your Suppliers Well (apologies to Crosby,Stills, and Nash)

By on Tuesday May 19th, 2015 in Carrier Capacity, Preferred Shipper, Supply Chain, Transportation Procurement. No Comments.

Article from Supply Management, refers to automotive but very applicable to shippers and carriers, especially quote on ” non-price benefits“. Joe Lombardo, NGNF  (nice guy, no freight) Poor supplier relationship management costs US automakers $2 billion BY Will Green 18.05.2015 – See more at:      Car manufacturers in the US could have earned $2 billion […]

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