The 2:00 Minute Warning

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


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

More Valuable Tips for Conducting LTL Sourcing Events

June 24, 2020

Sourcing LTL freight soon? Here's some advice.

June 17, 2020

Heads Up! New Surcharges from UPS and FedEx

June 11, 2020

Recovery is Underway for Freight Markets! What Does This Mean for Shippers?

June 3, 2020

Managing Freight Costs? Pay Attention to the Road Ahead!

May 28, 2020

Turbulence in the LTL Markets and What this Means for LTL Shippers

May 21, 2020

Is Your Supply Chain Overrated?

May 13, 2020

How Will COVID-19 Impact Freight Budgets? And a Stress Test Quiz

May 6, 2020

What We're Seeing in the Marketplace and Why Your Supply Chain Needs a Stress Test

April 29, 2020

Bullwhips, Oil Prices, and Trailer Orders: Supply Chains Are in Uncharted Waters. So What's Your Plan?

April 22, 2020

Stop Taking Your Supply Chain for Granted!

April 15, 2020

For Freight and Supply Chain Issues, What Will Your New Normal Look Like?

April 8, 2020

UPS and FedEx Suspend Service Guarantees and Other Updates on How LTL Carriers are Dealing with COVID-19

April 1, 2020

How Will Freight Embargoes, High-Risk Delivery Zones and Restricted Docks Impact Your Freight Costs and Supply Chains?

March 25, 2020

Are you prepared for what comes after COVID-19?

March 18, 2020

STORM ALERT! Truckload Capacity Likely to Get Very Tight in the Next Couple Months

March 11, 2020

Understanding the Truckload Marketplace in a Sea of Uncertainty

March 4, 2020

What do your logistics contingency plans look like?

February 26, 2020

Updates on the Coronavirus and Advice for Managing Uncertainty

February 19, 2020

Coronavirus and Shipping Uncertainty

February 12, 2020

Managing Freight and Supply Chains in the Midst of Economic Uncertainty

February 5, 2020

Logistics Learning Opportunities

January 29, 2020

What You Need to Know About XPO's Potential Restructuring

January 22, 2020

Great Logistics Leaders are Aware Logistics Leaders

January 16, 2020

Transportation Issues for 2020: UPS, FedEx, Truckload, IMO 2020

January 8, 2020

Is Celadon's Bankruptcy Filing a Harbinger of Things to Come?

December 10, 2019

Attention: UPS and FedEx Shippers, Brace Yourselves! Big Increases on the Way!

December 4, 2019

How Will IMO 2020 Impact My Budget?

November 27, 2019

We Have Seen the Future! Technology Will Drive Waste Out of Supply Chains

November 20, 2019

Attention LTL Shippers: If You Want to Reduce Your Costs and Save Money, Heed this Advice!

November 13, 2019

Is There an LTL Pricing Revolution Ahead?

November 7, 2019

If LTL rates keep going up, what's your fallback plan?

October 30, 2019

Want a Great Supply Chain? Then Tear Down the Silos! [Part 2]

October 23, 2019

You Can Get Great Results by Managing Your Freight from the "Inside Out!"

October 16, 2019

Want Great Rates? Then Understand the Difference Between the Truckload and LTL Markets!

October 9, 2019

Want a Great Supply Chain? Then Tear Down the Silos! [Part 1]

October 2, 2019

CSCMP's 2019 Edge Conference Provided Shippers with Great Insights About What to Expect in 2020

September 25, 2019

Make sure your 2020 Freight Budget addresses the difference between truckload and LTL pricing patterns

September 18, 2019

Struggling to understand the truckload marketplace?

September 11, 2019

Upcoming Webinar: Understanding Today's Truckload Market—a Crucial Piece of the Transportation Budget Puzzle

September 3, 2019

Dealing with Wild Cards that Can Impact Your Transportation Budget

August 28, 2019

Is a recession ahead? Listen to our interview with Gary Shilling.

August 21, 2019

What should shippers expect to see in preparing their freight budgets for 2020?

August 14, 2019

Lower Your Rates by Using "Certainty" to Conduct Win-Win Transportation Sourcing Events

August 7, 2019

Sourcing to Mitigate Surcharges

July 31, 2019

How Will Motor Carrier Closures Impact Your Business? What You Need to Know!

July 23, 2019

Get Lean and Stop Wasting Your Transportation and Supply Chain Dollars

July 17, 2019

What does a great supply chain look like?

July 10, 2019

Supply Chain Lessons from our Founding Fathers

July 2, 2019

ICYMI: CSCMP's Annual State of Logistics Report has Some Important Information for Shippers!

June 26, 2019

Important Information for Shippers from the NASSTRAC Fly-In

June 19, 2019

What's Up With Your Weight (and Inspection) Issues!

June 12, 2019

Some new glasses might offer a better perspective on your transportation plans

June 5, 2019

Take Advantage of Market Conditions to Become that Shipper of Choice!

May 29, 2019

Great Supply Chains are Aligned Supply Chains!

May 22, 2019

How good is your supply chain?

May 15, 2019

Upcoming LTL Trends

May 8, 2019

The CEOs of Two LTL Carriers Share How Shippers Can Work with them Best

May 1, 2019

Don't Let "Icebergs" Sink Your Supply Chain Ships!

April 24, 2019

Logistics and Supply Chain Opportunities Highlighted at ProMat

April 17, 2019

Look at your business rules if you're serious about reducing your freight costs!

April 10, 2019

Transportation Sourcing Events in 2019: The Time is Now!

April 3, 2019

Swift Changes in the LTL Marketplace

March 27, 2019

Understanding OTIF and How to Use it: Hint, it's Not a Penalty Program

March 20, 2019

Wary of rising delivery penalties and transportation costs?

March 13, 2019

LTL Rates and Pricing Patterns: What You Need to Know

March 6, 2019

Attention Executives: Time for a Cleanup!

February 27, 2019

Are you prepared for dark conversations?

February 20, 2019

An Important Update on the New England Motor Freight Bankruptcy and its Impact

February 13, 2019

How to Take Your Transportation Planning to Another Level

February 6, 2019

Gary Shilling's 2019 Economic Outlook for Shippers

January 30, 2019

2019: A Year of Transportation "Opportunities" for Shippers

January 23, 2019

Change can be hard! Not changing can be lethal! A lesson from Sears.

January 16, 2019

Prediction Time! Here Is What Shippers Can Expect To See In 2019.

January 9, 2019

A Special Christmas Message from the North Pole

December 19, 2018

If you want to get your freight costs under control in 2019, here is a great resolution for you!

December 17, 2018

Want to Reduce Your Transportation Costs? Then Mind Your P's and C's

December 11, 2018