Trucking


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 […]


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 […]


Risk Taking and Transportation Procurement

By on Tuesday May 12th, 2015 in Carrier Capacity, Preferred Shipper, Transportation Procurement, Trends, Trucking. No Comments.

Tips from article by Nick Martindale in Supply Management, May 12th, 2015, ” Time for procurement professionals to take some risks.” Top tips: • Try doing something different and don’t use due process as an excuse not to try • Make better use of smaller suppliers • Try taking a flexible and partnership-based approach with […]


Traffic Club Of Chicago Executive Series Luncheon 2/19/2015

By on Friday February 20th, 2015 in Carrier Capacity, LTL, Supply Chain, Transport & Politics, Trucking. No Comments.

I attended the monthly Traffic Club of Chicago executive series luncheon yesterday at Ditkas’s,  in Oak Brook Terrace( Da Coach stiff armed when I walked in…) where Darren Hawkins, President of YRC Freight was the speaker. The turn around at YRC is nothing short of amazing given the obituaries that were written about the company  […]


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