Supply Chain


Shippers’ Transport Costs Rise Amid Capacity Crunch -Survey WSJ Article

By on Wednesday September 30th, 2015 in Carrier Capacity, On Time Delivery, Preferred Shipper, Supply Chain, Transportation Management Systems, Transportation Procurement, Trends, Trucking. No Comments.

Carriers have the upper hand in negotiating transportation rates with shippers as capacity tightens, a survey finds Article by Wall Street Journal,   Erica E. Phillips   09/29/2015 A capacity crunch in the transportation sector is driving up costs for manufacturers, retailers and suppliers, according to results from a survey published by Logistics Management. Excess capacity […]


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) http://www.supplymanagement.com/news/2015/tackling-inefficiency-in-logistics-sector-requires-paradigm-shift?utm_source=Adestra&utm_medium=email&utm_term= A seminar on […]


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 […]


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