Transportation Market Storm Center

It's a tough time for managing the supply chain and freight! To help you get a better understanding of what's happening in the transportation marketplace and how to manage it, we’ve gathered insights from several industry leaders. Shippers, complete the form to gain access to the resources below.

 

 

 

What's in the Storm Center?  

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INTERVIEWS

Featured Interview:

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How Ardent Mills Became a Shipper of Choice

Learn how they were able to accomplish this - the surprising steps they took, as well as the strategy and values behind it.

 

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Keynote Address at the Annual NIT League Summit

Derek Leathers, the CEO of Werner Enterprises, gives the Keynote at the Annual NIT League Summit and is then interviewed by TranzAct's Mike Regan.

 

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Carriers are Already Exiting the Market Due to ELD's

Ken Spicer talks about some of his carriers already leaving the market due to ELD's, and discusses how carriers and shippers can collaborate to navigate the storm.

 

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Opporunities for Shippers in Today's Transportation Market

Hear thoughts on current supply chain opportunities and answers to questions like: How can the supply chain be used not only to cut costs, but to grow the top line? 

 

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What is the value of a single pallet truck to an LTL carrier?

Rob Estes talks about the value of a single pallet on a truck and how shippers can achieve savings by being more efficient.

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Truck Capacity Shortage: What to Expect and How to React

Randy Mullett provides his forecast of what is ahead for shippers and answers questions such as: What should we expect for the remainder of 2018 as far as rates?

 

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Capacity Issues for Carriers

Hear from the CEO of a large trucking company how capacity issues impact them and how they respond.

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What rate increases should you expect? That depends if you’re an efficient or inefficient shipper.

Derek Leathers and Rob Estes estimate the difference in rate increases for efficient shippers versus inefficient shippers.

 

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How Shippers Can Mitigate Increases By Working With Their Carriers

John Larkin, Managing Director of Transportation at Stifel, and Jeff Rogers, CEO of Universal Logistics discuss how rate increases can be impacted by a shipper's actions.

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The Impact of ELD Enforcement

Randy Mullett, a Washington-based expert on the relationship between government and transportation, weighs in on how ELDs will impact the market.

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Economic Factors that will Raise Rates in 2018

Hear about the different economic forces are likely to impact rate.

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Identifying Risks in the Supply Chain

Learn how to get ahead of the curve by developing a risk identification plan.

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Capacity Questions LTL Carriers Need to Address

Learn about the capacity issues that his company and other carriers are encountering. 

 

OTHER RESOURCES

[ARTICLE] PREDICTIONS FROM SUPPLY CHAIN GURUS

Once a year, Supply Chain Digest reaches out to a select group of people who have a long history of leadership in the transportation industry to get their predictions for the year ahead.

[VIDEO] FREIGHT’S PERFECT STORM HAS MADE LANDFALL

Mike Regan, Co-Founder of TranzAct, discusses critical issues that will shape the industry's near-term future with Mitch MacDonald of Supply Chain Quarterly.

 

[VIDEO] HOW TO NAVIGATE THE PERFECT STORM

In this video, Mike Regan discusses ways of dealing with the transportation perfect storm with Dan Gilmore from Supply Chain Digest.

 

[INFOGRAPHIC] TODAY’S TRANSPORTATION PERFECT STORM

This infographic illustrates some of the factors causing the capacity shortage, 12 micro-level tips for surviving the storm, and dock operation improvements to optimize carrier utilization.