The 2:00 Minute Warning

Attention Ocean Shippers: Are Supply Chain Storms Ahead?

June 19, 2024

Is your freight payment process an asset or an anchor?

June 12, 2024

Three pieces of advice for lowering your logistics costs

June 5, 2024

Is another supply chain storm headed your way?

May 29, 2024

How Do Transportation Markets Changes Affect Your Sourcing Strategies?

May 22, 2024

Interview with Gary Shilling: What’s going on with the economy?

May 15, 2024

Three Things Shippers Should Pay Attention to Right Now

May 8, 2024

What should shippers expect to see for the remainder of 2024?

May 1, 2024

What's going on with rates in the truckload market?

April 24, 2024

Have rates in the truckload market officially bottomed out?

April 17, 2024

Are you pretending not to know your company's supply chain issues?

April 10, 2024

Will freight rates rise by as much as 25-30% over the next 2-3 years?

April 3, 2024

The Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse and supply chain impact

March 27, 2024

How accessorial charges affect freight costs and logistics budgets

March 20, 2024

The Red Sea situation calls for a supply chain contingency plan

March 13, 2024

Is your supply chain prepared for the future?

March 6, 2024

When it comes to lowering LTL costs, stop being a “Doubting Thomas!”

February 28, 2024

Is it really possible to lower freight costs when rates are rising?

February 21, 2024

Important Factors to Keep in Mind Regarding the Red Sea Situation

February 14, 2024

Is it time to reset your 2024 freight budget?

February 7, 2024

Stop Being Surprised! Join Us for Our Red Sea Update Webcast With Our Friends From CSCMP and the NIT League!

January 31, 2024

How much supply chain risk is your company willing to accept?

January 24, 2024

If you’re an LTL shipper, this may be one of the most important messages for you.

January 17, 2024

Will the situation in the Red Sea create red ink for your company?

January 10, 2024

How the Yellow Auction Results Will Impact LTL Shippers Going Forward

December 12, 2023

How Will Rate Increases from UPS and LTL Carriers Affect Your Freight Budget in 2024?

December 6, 2023

With 2024 Ahead, What’s Up with UPS and Your LTL Carriers?

November 29, 2023

Want to Increase Your Profitability by 1%? Then Ask: Is Your Company’s Supply Chain an Asset or an Anchor?

November 21, 2023

Three Things That Will Impact Your LTL Costs in 2024!

November 15, 2023

How are carriers responding to the freight recession?

November 8, 2023

Is this freight recession a problem or an opportunity for your company?

November 1, 2023

A Special Message from Your LTL and Truckload Carriers: It’s Time for Better RFPs!

October 25, 2023

How Will “Black Swan” Events Impact Your Supply Chain?

October 18, 2023

The Estes Express Cyberattack: What It Means for Carriers and Shippers

October 11, 2023

After a Crazy Summer, Here Is What to Expect from Parcel and LTL Carriers

October 4, 2023

Are Your LTL Rates 15% - 20% Higher Than They Need To Be?

September 27, 2023

Factors You Must Consider for Your 2024 Freight Budget

September 20, 2023

Will the Iceberg of Ignorance Sink Your Supply Chain?

September 13, 2023

WEBINAR: LTL Opportunities in the Wake of Yellow and Beyond

September 6, 2023

Is Your Supply Chain Ready for 2024? Two Conferences to Consider.

August 30, 2023

Understanding What the New Ratified UPS Contract Means for Shippers

August 23, 2023

Are your company’s LTL rates higher than they should be?

August 16, 2023

Yellow Begins Bankruptcy and Liquidation Proceedings

August 9, 2023

How Will Yellow’s Closure Impact LTL Shippers?

August 2, 2023

Understanding the Yellow Situation: What it Means for the Marketplace

July 27, 2023

Yellow & UPS Situations Underscore Your Need for An LTL Strategy – Strikes Averted, For Now

July 24, 2023

Quick UPS Update + The Cost of Supply Chain Indifference

July 19, 2023

The Drama Continues as UPS and Yellow Continue to Clash with Teamsters

July 12, 2023

Happy July 4! The Fireworks Display Complements of the Teamsters and UPS

July 3, 2023

Yellow is Back in the Spotlight - Implications for the LTL Freight Marketplace

June 28, 2023

How Supply Chain Practices Affect Your Company’s Cash Conversion Cycle

June 21, 2023

Updates on West Coast Port Disruptions and the I-95 Bridge Collapse

June 14, 2023

Better Supply Chain Practices Equals Better Balance Sheets

June 7, 2023

UPS Talks with Teamsters and a Look at Factors Impacting Balance Sheets

May 31, 2023

Understand How Your Supply Chain Impacts Your Balance Sheet

May 24, 2023

Companies Don’t Compete – Supply Chains Compete.

May 17, 2023

How Does Bandwidth Affect Your Supply Chain Crisis Capabilities?

May 10, 2023

Are You Proactive or Reactive in Managing Your Supply Chain?

May 3, 2023

How Will the Freight Recession Impact Your Supply Chains and Freight Budgets?

April 26, 2023

UPS and West Coast Port Negotiations = More Supply Chain Uncertainty

April 19, 2023

Critical Issues That Must Be Addressed Before You Conduct Your Next Sourcing Event

April 12, 2023

Will Labor Disruptions Impact Your Supply Chain?

April 5, 2023

More Consolidation on the Way As Knight-Swift Acquires U.S. Xpress

March 29, 2023

Will the Silicon Valley Bank Fallout Affect Your Supply Chain? And Our Salute to the Women Supply Chain Leaders

March 22, 2023

What’s really going on in the freight markets?

March 15, 2023

Insights from JOC’s TPM23 Conference

March 8, 2023

Protect Your Career: What to Know When You’re Called to Go Before the Board

March 1, 2023

Our Semi-Annual Economic Review and Forecast With Noted Economist Gary Shilling

February 22, 2023

What Does TFI International’s Investment in ArcBest (ABF) Mean for Shippers?

February 15, 2023

How Will the UPS/Teamsters and PMA/ILWU Issues Affect Your Supply Chain?

February 8, 2023

Special Birthday Edition: 39 Years, Billions in Savings, Ready for More

February 1, 2023

The Right Way Versus the Wrong Way Equals BIG $ When Conducting Transportation Sourcing Events

January 25, 2023

Will The Freight Recession Affect Your Carrier Rates?

January 18, 2023

How Will This Freight Recession Affect Your 2023 Freight Budget?

January 11, 2023

Are You On Santa’s Naughty Or Nice List?

December 20, 2022

How Will Volatility Affect Your Freight Budgets and Supply Chain Activities?

December 14, 2022

Are you prepared to call an audible on your transportation and supply chain strategies?

December 7, 2022

BRACE YOURSELF! More Turbulence in the Transportation Markets

November 30, 2022

"What, Me Worry?" Ongoing Contract Negotiations With Railroads and Ports Threaten Supply Chains!

November 22, 2022

Is a Transportation Sourcing Event in Your Future? Do It the Right Way

November 16, 2022

NEWS FLASH! Your Supply Chain is Vulnerable and at Risk

November 9, 2022

UPS, Rail Strike and Diesel Fuel - Three Issues that Could Soon Impact Your Freight Costs and Supply Chain

November 2, 2022

Two (of Many) Reasons Why Sourcing Truckload and LTL Capacity is Unique

October 26, 2022

What You Wish Your CEO Knew About Truckload and LTL Freight

October 19, 2022

What If….? Rail Strike Back on the Table and Other “Predictable Surprises” in the Supply Chain

October 12, 2022

FedEx Announces Historic Rate Increase - And Then Some! And An Important Development Potentially Affecting West Coast Ports

October 5, 2022

With Ocean Rates Plummeting and Truckload Rates on the Table, Shippers Finally Get Some Good News! But...

September 28, 2022

With Contract Negotiations Creating Supply Chain Uncertainty, What’s Your Strategy and Plan?

September 21, 2022

Latest Developments on Ocean Rates, Negotiations at the West Coast Ports, and Detention and Demurrage

September 14, 2022

As You Manage Your Logistics and Supply Chain Activities: How Good Is Your Data?

September 7, 2022

Are you taking advantage of the rate volatility in the transportation marketplace?

August 31, 2022

What to Consider When Building a 2023 Freight Budget

August 24, 2022

Why Freight Rates Remain Stubbornly High. Lessons Learned During JOC’s Webcast on the Trucking Industry

August 17, 2022

What happens to your supply chain when chaos meets confusion?

August 10, 2022

With a freight recession likely, should your freight costs be going down?

August 3, 2022

Lessons Learned from Webcast on AB 5 and the West Coast Port Negotiations

July 27, 2022

Our Interview with Gary Shilling: What’s Going on with the Economy?

July 20, 2022

Upcoming Webinar Will Address Impact of California’s AB 5 Law

July 13, 2022

AB 5 + WEST COAST PORTS + THE UFLPA = A VERY BAD WEEK FOR SHIPPERS!

July 6, 2022

Lessons from CSCMP’s Annual Report Card for Shippers and Carriers

June 29, 2022

Update on the West Coast Ports Negotiations

June 22, 2022

Note to CEOs: Want a Great Supply Chain? Then Get Involved!

June 15, 2022

Want to Conduct a Great LTL or Truckload Sourcing Event?

June 8, 2022

Diesel, West Coast Ports and Shanghai, Oh My! Three Supply Chain Challenges to Watch

June 1, 2022

Target’s Current Supply Chain Challenges and the Road Ahead

May 25, 2022

With Freight Rates More Stable, Why Do My Freight Costs Keep Going Up?

May 18, 2022

Practical Advice for Managing Supply Chains

May 11, 2022

How will the situation at the ports in China affect your supply chain?

May 4, 2022

Logistics Lessons from J.B. Hunt and Pitt Ohio Executives

April 27, 2022

Is it possible to reduce freight costs when carriers pass along big rate increases?

April 20, 2022

Walmart Increases Driver Pay and Shanghai Extends a Lockdown

April 13, 2022

Is your company ready for a potential West Coast port slow down or shut down in July?

April 6, 2022

“Can You Help Me?” A Lesson for Life and Managing Logistics and Supply Chain Issues

March 30, 2022

When it comes to managing logistics and supply chain issues, are you operating in survival mode?

March 23, 2022

How the Price of Fuel is Impacting the Supply Chain

March 16, 2022

Want More Capacity? Here Are Five Things to Know Before Sourcing Your LTL or Truckload Freight

March 9, 2022

Impact of Ukrainian Conflict on Logistics Underscores the Need to Map Your Supply Chain

March 2, 2022

Valuable Tips for Getting Better Results on Your Truckload and LTL Sourcing Events

February 23, 2022

An Inside Look at Ambassador Bridge - What the Closure and Reopening Means for Shippers

February 16, 2022

As Truckers Speak, Are Shippers Listening?

February 9, 2022

Looking at Current Freight Events Evokes “Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!”

February 2, 2022

As Supply Chain Disruptions Continue to Mount, What’s Your Contingency Plan?

January 26, 2022

Omicron is a Reminder: You Get the Supply Chain You’re Willing to Live With!

January 19, 2022

Wondering Where the Economy is Headed in 2022? Check Out this Interview with Gary Shilling!

January 12, 2022

Here are 3 Things Shippers Need To Keep on Their Radar Heading into 2022

January 5, 2022

The Impact of Central Freight's Closure and Further Consolidation in the LTL Sector

December 15, 2021

What Shippers Should Expect from the Freight Marketplace in 2022

December 8, 2021

Get a Better Look at Issues that Will Impact Your Freight Costs in 2022

December 1, 2021

A Look Into the Crystal Ball to See What Shippers Can Expect in the Freight Marketplace in 2022

November 24, 2021

Can you identify five things that could shut down your supply chain?

November 17, 2021

If the Vax Mandate Impacts Your Supply Chain, What Does Your Plan B Look Like?

November 10, 2021

How would you rate your supply chain?

November 3, 2021

With Supply Chain Storm Clouds on the Horizon, What Does Your Contingency Plan Look Like?

October 27, 2021

How long will this supply chain crisis continue?

October 20, 2021

A Message from Your LTL Carriers: We Really Don’t Want THAT Freight!

October 13, 2021

Save Your Supply Chains!

October 6, 2021

Parcel Shippers - Fasten Your Seatbelts!

September 29, 2021

Why 2022 Will Be a Very Challenging Year for Shippers

September 22, 2021

Three Basics for Building a Great LTL Sourcing Strategy

September 15, 2021

Key Information for LTL Shippers in this Interview with Roadrunner EVP, David Ross

September 8, 2021

Does your freight budget for 2022 include Black Swan events?

September 1, 2021

Critical Issues in Building Your Freight Budget for 2022

August 25, 2021

How the Ocean Market is Affecting the LTL and Truckload Markets

August 18, 2021

What’s Happening in the Ocean Markets and Why it Matters to All Shippers

August 11, 2021

Looking for ways to reduce freight costs and improve your supply chain?

August 4, 2021

Issues that Could Impact Your 2022 Freight Budget

July 28, 2021

How good is your company's LTL sourcing strategy?

July 21, 2021

Knight-Swift Acquisition of AAA Cooper: Implications for the LTL Industry

July 14, 2021

Three Things Shippers Must Know About the Current Transportation Market

July 7, 2021

FedEx and UPS Have a Message for Shippers! Are You Listening?

June 30, 2021

What Happens When Shipper Lose the Ability to Choose

June 23, 2021

Why FedEx Freight is "Pruning" its Customer Base

June 16, 2021

Get Your Christmas Shopping (and Shipping) Done Early This Year

June 9, 2021

What FedEx's Recent Announcement Means for Shippers

June 2, 2021

Resources for Managing a Challenging Transportation Market

May 26, 2021

Supply Chain Management: Get Serious or Get Seriously Hurt

May 19, 2021

Freight Forecast: With Spot Rates and LTL Rates at Historic Highs, There Are Storm Clouds and Rain Ahead!

May 12, 2021

Code Red Conditions Mean Make Changes Or Pay More to Move Your Freight

May 5, 2021

Are you equipped to manage freight costs?

April 28, 2021

What Happens When LTL Carriers Walk Away: What Shippers Need to Know About the LTL Marketplace

April 21, 2021

Dealing with Rapidly Rising Freight Costs

April 14, 2021

How serious are you about controlling your freight costs?

April 7, 2021

How to Become a Shipper of Choice

March 31, 2021

What happens when your supply chain breaks down?

March 24, 2021

When It Comes to Managing Freight Costs: Are You in It to Win It?

March 17, 2021

As DAT Board Hits Historic High, Supply Chains Start to Buckle

March 10, 2021

Challenges in the Trucking and Ocean Markets = Revise Your Freight Budget or Revise Your Resume!

March 3, 2021

Heads Up: Your CEO Could be Calling!

February 24, 2021

Note to CEOs: Don't blame the logistics department!

February 17, 2021

Can You Afford to be a Tactical Shipper?

February 10, 2021

UPS Freight Acquisition Impact on LTL Shippers and Turbulence in the Ocean Markets

February 3, 2021

TFI International Acquisition of UPS Freight Raises Questions

January 27, 2021

LTL Carriers Using Yield Management Techniques to Identify New Accessorial Charges

January 20, 2021

Ocean Sector Shaping the Next Shipageddon

January 13, 2021

Quantifying the Financial Impact of Code Red Conditions for Shippers

January 6, 2021

Why You Need to Double Check Your 2021 Freight Budget

December 16, 2020

UPS temporarily suspending the pickup of some shipments is just the tip of the iceberg

December 9, 2020

The Right and the Wrong Way to Conduct RFP Sourcing Events

December 2, 2020

A Holiday Shipping Season Like No Other!

November 24, 2020

Tips on How to Manage Freight Costs in this CODE RED Environment

November 18, 2020

Is It Time to Revise Your 2021 Freight Budget?

November 11, 2020

Managing Freight Costs in a Turbulent Market - What's Your Plan?

November 4, 2020

What will your company do when you encounter supply chain disruptions?

October 28, 2020

Will your company need a "Code Red" freight budget for 2021?

October 21, 2020

Tips for Shippers Who Are Navigating in this "Code Red" Transportation Marketplace

October 14, 2020

How "Code Red" Conditions Are Impacting Shippers

October 7, 2020

How Will "Freight Embargoes" Impact Your Supply Chain in the Fourth Quarter?

October 1, 2020

Caution: Supply Chain Disruptions Ahead

September 23, 2020

How do we manage freight costs in this Code Red environment?

September 16, 2020

Code Red in the Transportation Market! TranzAct to the Rescue

September 9, 2020

The Parcel Market is Hot! Large Volume Parcel Shippers Prepare for Upcoming Surcharges from UPS and FedEx

September 3, 2020

How Volatility is Impacting Freight Budgets

August 26, 2020

YRC & LTL Market Updates

August 19, 2020

How the LTL Carriers' Plans for Growth Can Impact Your Freight Budgets

August 12, 2020

How Obstacles With Ocean Freight Are Affecting Freight Budgets

August 5, 2020

2021 Freight Budget

July 29, 2020

How the YRC Deal is Impacting the LTL Marketplace

July 22, 2020

Is your company experiencing supply chain denial?

July 15, 2020

YRC Bolstered by $700 Million CARES Act Loan

July 8, 2020

Betting on a recovery in your freight budget?

July 1, 2020