Integrated Logistics Insights

Freight Shipping & the Growing Control of Carriers

Transportation Management Logistics Trends
It wasn’t always the case that carriers were in the driver’s seat of freight shipments. For many years after the economic recession of 2009, it was actually shippers that held the reins. Smaller volumes of products fueled the demand for lower...
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Logistics Management & Tight Trucking Capacity

Transportation Management Logistics Trends
The supply chain is no stranger to the ebb and flow of market rates. Prices increase as retailers ramp up their imports for the holiday season, while rates normalize early in the new year—what’s known as the post-holiday decline. Meanwhile,...
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International Logistics: Managing the Challenges

Transportation Management Logistics Trends
Expansion is the name of the game in freight shipments. With the goal of building on their initial successes, businesses are always on the lookout for opportunities to expand their reach to a wider audience. While this sometimes comes in the form...
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Changes Supply Chain Consulting Firms Help You Navigate

Transportation Management Logistics Trends
Supply chain performance is a driving factor in the financial health of a business. In fact, 79% of companies with high-performing supply chains achieve more revenue growth than what’s average for their industry, according to a 2014 Deloitte...
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The Evolution of 3PL Shipping with Supply Chain Trends

Logistics Trends
The foundation of 3PL shipping has always been to deliver freight with the greatest level of quality and care. But with bustling markets, technological advancements and increasing consumer demands, the partnership between 3PL providers and...
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Electronic Logging Devices: Preparing for the Future

Logistics Trends
It was just a few months ago — December 16, 2017 to be exact — that the trucking industry underwent a big transition. The electronic logging device mandate issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) went into effect,...
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