Transportation Procurement

Congratulations to McKay TransCold , LLC, 1st westbound departure on 6/04/2014

By on Thursday June 5th, 2014 in Carrier Capacity, Rail, Supply Chain, Transportation Procurement, Trends. No Comments.

Congratulations to the McKay TransCold LLC leadership team(Randy McKay, Andrew McKay, Jason Spafford), the rest of the McKay team, BNSF Railway, NLCS, Van G Logistics, the customers on the first train, and any suppliers or partners of McKay that I missed for the inaugural departure of the west bound Dedicated Rail Boxcar Unit Train from […]

Are Procurement and Supply Chain Professionals good enough to be boardroom players?

By on Thursday February 27th, 2014 in Supply Chain, Transportation Procurement, Trends. No Comments. Date Line:  Orlando, FL  Feb. 22 to Feb 25.  I hit a daily double, attending the 59th annual Food Shippers of America Conference and getting out of the miserable Midwest winter. The FSA conference was well attended and the program was first rate. Note to Food/Beverage  shippers and receivers, FSA needs much more attendance […]