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UPS Dimensional Pricing and other updates

By on Sunday September 6th, 2015 in LTL, On Time Delivery, Preferred Shipper, Supply Chain, Trends. No Comments.

On Thursday September 3, 2015 I attended the monthly learning/networking breakfast sponsored by Loyola University Chicago, Quinlan School of Business Supply and Value Chain Center(SVCC). Wholesalers, Retailers, Manufacturers,  Distributors, (WRMD) are the target audience. The topic for this month was a presentation by Molly Frank, Retail Marketing Manager, Illinois District for UPS on Dimensional Pricing […]

Is the Trucking Industry Morphing into an Online Era for Purchasing Transportation Services?

By on Wednesday May 13th, 2015 in Carrier Capacity, Joe in the Press, On Time Delivery, Preferred Shipper, Quotes, Supply Chain, Transportation Management Systems, Transportation Procurement, Trends, Trucking. No Comments.

Hi, I was quoted in an article at Road Scholar Transport  http://roadscholar.com/trucking-industry-digital-transition   on B2B procurement of transportation services.  I am a firm believer in the shipper/carrier relationship , however as  millennials become more dominate in supply chain roles, transport procurement will evolve to a social media platform,YELP  type reviews, apps, twitter feeds, etc. Joe Lombardo, NGNF […]

It’s All About the “U” Word for Shippers Going Forward

By on Tuesday September 30th, 2014 in Carrier Capacity, On Time Delivery, Supply Chain, Trends. No Comments.

    inShare  Print This   E-mail This If companies have any hopes of mitigating rate increases, securing capacity, and being perceived as a preferred shipper to their carriers, it is time to concentrate on the 3 “U”s 1) UTILIZATION:  idle equipment does not generate sufficient revenue to a carrier. Carriers want  to increase UTILIZATION/turn […]

Campbell Soup Partners with Transplace

By on Thursday August 14th, 2014 in Carrier Capacity, On Time Delivery, Supply Chain, Transportation Management Systems, Trends. No Comments.

On June 18th, 2014, Campbell and Transplace announced a partnership, through which Transplace will manage all transportation management activities for the manufacturer throughout the United States. These managed services include deployment of  Transplace’s TMS to monitor transportation operations, on time delivery, shipment visibility, reduce transportation costs, analysis,  reporting as well as utilizing Transplace’s  TRANSMATCH co-shipping […]

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