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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 […]

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 […]

Journal of Commerce Port Productivity 2014

By on Monday August 24th, 2015 in Uncategorized. No Comments.

  The good news, North American  ports were  not in the  bottom 10 of  global/ worldwide rankings. Only top ten ranking, Port of Baltimore (#10) for  ship size < than 8,000 TEUS(twenty foot equivalent units). Ports of N.Y. and N.J., not in the top ten rankings for the Americas.   Source:  Journal of Commerce Port […]