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Let’s Talk. Real Time Updates About What We’re Seeing in the Transportation Marketplace.

March 15, 2018

Want To Know Where Your Freight Rates Are Headed? Then Check Out These Valuable Resources!

March 8, 2018

Fair Warning! Capacity Is Tight – and Likely To Get Even Tighter!

March 1, 2018

How Ardent Mills Became a Shipper of Choice—and Why It’s Paying Off During the Perfect Transportation Storm

February 22, 2018

If You Want to Know Why Freight Capacity is Tight and Likely to Get Much Much Tighter, Check Out the Market Demand Index

February 15, 2018

Here's What You Need to Share with Your C-Level Team!

February 8, 2018

Struggling with the Current Transportation Environment?

February 1, 2018

How to Find a Truck at a Reasonable Price

January 25, 2018

Truckload capacity is tight! Is this the new normal?

January 18, 2018

3 Transportation Challenges for Shippers in 2018

January 11, 2018

Merry Christmas!

December 21, 2017

Here Is A Great Resolution For 2018 That Will Save Time And Money And Reduce Your Anxiety

December 19, 2017

Efficient Shippers will Pay Less to Move Freight in 2018's Perfect Storm

December 14, 2017

Can you pass the yield test with your carriers?

December 7, 2017

Surcharges Can Really Wallop Your Freight Costs

November 30, 2017

We're Thankful For...

November 22, 2017

The UPS Rate Increase is “on average” 4.9%, but Your Actual Increase Could be Much Higher!

November 16, 2017

"Mike, my truckload rates are through the roof!" Are higher freight rates the new normal?

November 9, 2017

Concerned about rates going up? Here are some great resources for you.

November 2, 2017

Want To Reduce Your Freight Costs? Then Don't Get Caught Up The Proverbial Creek!

October 26, 2017

How To Survive The Perfect Storm and Beat Your Competitors

October 19, 2017

Concerned About Truckload Capacity in 2018? Then Pay Attention to Operation Black and Blue's Truckers' "Bill of Rights"

October 13, 2017

JB Hunt's Advice to Shippers: "We advise budgeting for rate increases that may reach 10% or more." TranzAct's Response: Use Our "Perfect Storm Preparation Center!"

October 5, 2017

Not so fast! Before you sign off on your 2018 transportation budget...

September 28, 2017

Storm Clouds on the Horizon! Don’t Get Blindsided by a Transportation Hurricane!

September 21, 2017

How Hurricane Harvey And Irma Will Affect Supply Chains And Transportation Costs

September 14, 2017

If you're Serious about Reducing Transportation Costs, Use the Right Tools

September 7, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Will Touch Everybody.

August 31, 2017

Is Your Supply Chain Helping or Hurting Your Company? Don't Get Caught by Surprise!

August 24, 2017

Shippers Beware! Some Potential Pitfalls of Dimensional LTL Pricing

August 17, 2017

"Hold The Presses!" Dimensional Pricing In The LTL Area Signals Big Changes And Higher Freight Costs!

August 10, 2017

Lessons Learned From Walmart and Other Smart Shippers: If You Want Great LTL Rates, Don't Be A Doubting Thomas!

August 3, 2017

Washington Update - ELDs, Twin 33s Could Affect Your Freight Costs

July 27, 2017

What does Wal-Mart's On-Time / In-Full Program, ELDs, and the NMFTA Have In Common?

July 20, 2017

Are you treating your career too casually?

July 13, 2017

3 Tips for Conducting an "Unconventional" Sourcing Event

July 5, 2017

UPS Peak Season Surcharges

June 29, 2017

Important Update About ELD Mandate and CSCMP’s State of Logistics Report

June 22, 2017

Is Your Transportation Data Helping or Hurting Your Cause?

June 15, 2017

Looking to reduce your freight costs and improve your profitability? Use a great Transportation Management System (TMS)!

June 8, 2017

Supply Chain Lessons You Can Learn From Jeff Bezos' Letter to Amazon Shareholders

June 1, 2017

Washington Update: A Conversation with Representative Daniel Lipinski and Our Annual Alert for the CVSA Road Check

May 25, 2017

When It Comes To Reducing Your Freight Costs Ask Yourself: Am I Involved or Committed?

May 18, 2017

A Question I Like to Ask Presidents & CEOs

May 11, 2017

3 Tips for Conducting a LTL or Truckload Sourcing Event

May 4, 2017

Stop Throwing Your Money Down The Drain - Part 2

April 27, 2017

Lessons from NASSTRAC’s Annual Conference for Shippers: Tariffs, Contracts, and More

April 20, 2017

Jeff Immelt's Thoughts On The Transformation of GE and What It Means For Your Company

April 13, 2017

It's A Brave New World In The Logistics and Supply Chain Universe: Lessons Learned From ProMat

April 6, 2017

Stop Wasting Money! How a TMS Can Save You Money on Shipping

March 30, 2017

Relationships Matter - In Logistics and Life!

March 23, 2017

LTL Rates and Truckload Rates Ready to Rise? More Supporting Evidence.

March 16, 2017

Concerned about how transportation issues can affect your company's profitability? Check out this interview with John Larkin of Stifel Financial.

March 9, 2017

Dimensional Pricing, Carrier Re-Weighs and Other Freight Adjustments Can Pile Up Fast - What Should Shippers Do?

March 2, 2017

Transportation Weather Report From The Stifel Conference: Capacity Storm On The Way

February 23, 2017

Talking Logistics - How Idahoan Transformed their Transportation Spend Management Program

February 16, 2017

Logistics Lessons from the NIT League Summit

February 9, 2017

New Interview with Economist Gary Shilling: What to Expect in 2017

February 2, 2017

How Companies Can Achieve Sustainable Transportation Savings

January 26, 2017

How Do Companies Get Sustainable Transportation Savings - An Interview With Talking Logistics' Adrian Gonzalez

January 19, 2017

Two Challenges Ahead for Carriers and Shippers in 2017

January 12, 2017

Carrier Capacity will be the Big Story in 2017!

January 5, 2017

A Christmas Message from TranzAct Technologies

December 19, 2016

Building a Great Transportation Strategy? Make Sure It Answers the What, Why and How Questions

December 14, 2016

Gary Shilling's Thoughts on The Trump Economy and NIT League's Annual Transportation Summit

December 8, 2016

When it Comes to Conducting Transportation Sourcing Events – Don’t Go it Alone

December 1, 2016

Giving thanks with an attitude of gratitude!

November 22, 2016

How Will the Trump Administration Impact Shippers

November 17, 2016

Want to reduce your freight costs? Then look at the 3P's

November 10, 2016

In planning for the future in transportation, you need to consider these two questions.

November 3, 2016

Mapping Your Transportation Future

October 27, 2016

Welcome to the Future: An Interview with Brad Jacobs, Chairman and CEO of XPO Logistics

October 20, 2016

How safe is your job? Be prepared for reorganizations in the logistics industry.

October 13, 2016

What We Learned at CSCMP's Annual Conference and FedEx Announces Their GRI.

October 6, 2016

Transportation Budget Tip #4 – The Oh Shucks Factor

September 29, 2016

Transportation Budget Tip 3 - Understand Increases from Your Carriers

September 22, 2016

Building a Great Transportation Budget Tip #2

September 15, 2016

Want To Build An Accurate Transportation Budget? Tip #1 - Look at the Economy

September 8, 2016

Watch Out for New Bill of Lading Regulations

September 1, 2016

Carrier Changes that May Impact your Shipping Practices

August 25, 2016

Make Plans to Attend the CSCMP Conference in Orlando from 9/25 to 9/28

August 18, 2016

Things that could impact your transportation budgets in 2017

August 11, 2016

Invest in Your Career

August 4, 2016

Transportation Savings for Dummies

July 28, 2016

Are transportation storm clouds on the horizon?

July 21, 2016

Everybody Wants Transportation Savings, But Do You Have the Tools to Get the Job Done?

July 14, 2016

7 Questions Every Leader Should Ask and Answer

July 7, 2016

The new Panama Canal expansion is officially opened

June 30, 2016

Two Great Resources for Shippers: CSCMP and Wolfe Research Survey

June 23, 2016

Gain the advantage in managing your supply chain with TranzAct's Marketplace Update

June 16, 2016

Road Check America Signals that Capacity Can Still be an Issue

June 8, 2016

Don't Be The Lone  Ranger - One Thing World-Class Shippers Have in Common

June 2, 2016

5 Steps on the Road to Being a World Class Shipper

May 26, 2016

Your Supply Chain Needs a Vendor Chargeback Program

May 19, 2016

LTL Sourcing: 3 Key Tips

May 12, 2016

Three Takeaways from Last Week's NASSTRAC Conference

May 5, 2016

Not aware of your supply chain risk? Now that's nuts!

April 28, 2016

How prepared are you for supply chain risks?

April 21, 2016

If You Want to Reduce Your Transportation Costs, Buy a Ticket!

April 13, 2016

Develop a Winning Transportation Plan

April 7, 2016

Resources for Staying on Top of the Transportation Industry

March 31, 2016

CSA Scores Return - Shippers Get Ready

March 24, 2016

Transportation Rates and Exponential Change

March 14, 2016

Updated Economic Outlook from Gary Shilling

March 10, 2016

Watch Out for the "Landmines" in Your LTL Contracts

March 3, 2016

Relationships matter. Remembering Rich Lenart.

February 25, 2016

It's Time to Look at Your Truckload Rates!

February 18, 2016

If You Can't Measure It.... Why a TMS is a Valuable Tool for Managing Your True Total Transportation Spend

February 11, 2016

Conducting a World Class Sourcing Event is Just the First Step in Reducing Costs. Track your Results with a TMS.

February 4, 2016

Life in a Post CSA Environment and Three Questions You Need to Ask about Driver Coercion

January 28, 2016

Morton Salt's Sourcing Event Yielded Great Savings. Here's How.

January 21, 2016

Some Helpful Resources To Help You Manage Your Transportation Spend In 2016

January 14, 2016

Understand Issues you'll Deal with in 2016

January 7, 2016

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

December 22, 2015

Webinar on CSA Scores and Driver Coercion Rulemaking, Plus an Update on ELDs and Hours of Service

December 17, 2015

Gary Shilling's Economic Insights for 2016 and an Important Update on CSA Scores

December 10, 2015

At Last! We have a Federal Highway Bill. And The FMCSA Issues Their Driver Coercion Rule.

December 4, 2015

Announcements from the FMCSA and FMC at the NITL Meeting

November 25, 2015

For LTL and Truckload Bids and Shipping, Use this Essential Tool

November 19, 2015

UPS Fees and Highway Bill Update

November 12, 2015

Why now is the time to conduct your next freight bid

November 5, 2015

Update on the Safe Trucking Act and the Transportation and Logistics Hiring Reform Act

October 29, 2015

Infographic: How to Avoid Predictable Surprises in Your Supply Chain

October 22, 2015

Lessons from CSCMP 2015

October 15, 2015

Jack Holmes on Why the UPS Purchase of Coyote Logistics Makes Sense & Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Infrastructure

October 8, 2015

Two Analytical Tools to Help Manage Your Transportation Spend

October 1, 2015

Why the Right TMS Can Save You Money

September 24, 2015

Support the Safe Trucking Act

September 17, 2015

A house divided costs shippers billions of dollars

September 10, 2015

Here Is Some Practical Career Advice: Don't Be The Lone Ranger!

September 3, 2015

One of the Biggest Challenges Facing Logistics Professionals Today

August 26, 2015

Why Your Sourcing Events are More Important than Ever

August 20, 2015

The Latest on the Highway Bill and Quantifying Your Sourcing Event

August 13, 2015

Are You Leaving Money on the Table? Why it Pays to Look at Your LTL Base Tariff.

August 6, 2015

Shippers: You’re in a Seller’s Market, But There’s Hope [Quick Tips]

July 30, 2015

Detention, legislation and classifications: 3 issues that could impact your freight costs

July 23, 2015

What happens when carriers or brokers walk away from their contracts?

July 16, 2015

Do your carriers see you as a "problem child?"

July 9, 2015

Avoid Significant Rate Increases with these LTL/TL Sourcing Event Tips

July 2, 2015

Bring Home the Stanley Cup of Transportation Costs

June 25, 2015

The THUD Bill and Keeping Costs in Check

June 18, 2015

3 Tools for Reducing your Transportation Costs

June 11, 2015

We Need a Fully Funded Highway Bill

June 4, 2015

LTL Rates – Two Resources to Help you Know Where you Stand

May 28, 2015

The 3 Major Factors that will Determine Your LTL Rate Increases

May 21, 2015

Celebrate National Transportation Week!

May 12, 2015

Highlights of CSCMP’s September 2015 Conference in San Diego

May 7, 2015

Predictable surprises that impact your transportation budget

April 30, 2015

3 Things You Need to Know from NASSTRAC and TIA’s Recent Conferences

April 23, 2015

LTL and TL rates could rise 15-20% UNLESS....

April 16, 2015

How could freight costs be going up while fuel costs are going down?

April 9, 2015

Transportation Information for the C-Suite

April 2, 2015

I am concerned about your career, are you?

March 26, 2015

Inside View of the Trucking Industry from the President & COO of Werner Enterprises

March 19, 2015

News from D.C. - Highway Bills, Heavier Trucks & Hiring Standards

March 12, 2015

LTL Shipping: Tips for Being Operationally Friendly with your Carriers

March 5, 2015

LTL Sourcing – We’ve Been Talking to Your Carriers

February 26, 2015

Delays at the West Coast Ports Underscore Need For Supply Chain Risk Mitigation Plan

February 24, 2015

Chaos at the Ports

February 19, 2015

Get Help Conducting a TL or LTL Sourcing Event

February 12, 2015

One of the Biggest Mistakes Shippers Make When Negotiating With Carriers

February 5, 2015

Update on West Coast Port Disruptions and a New Highway Bill

January 29, 2015

Why Carriers are Increasing Your Rates & What You Can Do

January 22, 2015

Must View Update on West Coast Ports, LTL Rate Increases, and Fuel Surcharges

January 12, 2015

Economic Insights for 2015

January 6, 2015

Merry Christmas!

December 22, 2014

Good News for Shippers

December 18, 2014

Where is the best place to source our products?

December 11, 2014

Issues that will Affect Your Supply Chain in 2015

December 4, 2014

Ports Getting Worse and How to be a "Shipper of Choice"

November 25, 2014

Problems at the West Coast Ports and How Rate Increases are Affecting Your Profitability

November 20, 2014

Port Congestion and LTL Pricing

November 13, 2014

Dealing with General Rate Increases from LTL Carriers?

November 6, 2014

News for Parcel, Rail and Other Modes

October 30, 2014

Parcel Pricing and Reporting - Don't Fly Blind

October 23, 2014

How will dimensional pricing impact your budget?

October 16, 2014

What to Know About the Coming Supply Chain Storm

October 9, 2014

CSCMP Lessons Learned

October 2, 2014

What’s Happening with Freight Costs is a Predictable Surprise

September 25, 2014

Note to CEOs - Your Freight Costs are Going Up Unless... - Part 2

September 18, 2014

A Message to CEOs - Your Freight Costs are Going Up Unless...

September 11, 2014

Logistics updates and NIT League's next meeting

September 4, 2014

LTL Freight Costs - Three Helpful Resources

August 28, 2014

LTL Sourcing - Negotiating the Contracts

August 21, 2014

LTL Sourcing - Evaluating your LTL Carriers' Responses to your RFP

August 14, 2014

Supply Chain Management - Highway Trust Fund, Ports, and Administrator Ferro

August 7, 2014

Keep Your "I Love You's" Up to Date

July 30, 2014

Supply Chain Management - The Highway Trust Fund & West Coast Ports

July 24, 2014

LTL Sourcing - Conducting the LTL RFP

July 17, 2014

LTL Sourcing - Choosing the Right LTL Carriers

July 10, 2014

LTL Tariff Myths and Dimensional Parcel Pricing

July 2, 2014

LTL Sourcing and What’s Happening at the Ports

June 25, 2014

LTL Rates – Understanding the Transportation Marketplace

June 16, 2014

LTL Rates - How to Negotiate Better Rates

June 9, 2014

How the THUD Bill and Other Legislation Could Impact Trucking Capacity

June 5, 2014

Supply Chain Management Tip for Thinking Strategically

May 26, 2014

Watch out for Dimensional Parcel Pricing & FMCSA Driver Coercion Rulemaking

May 19, 2014

How to get your message out this National Transportation Week

May 14, 2014

MAP-21 expires soon--Why this matters for supply chain management

May 12, 2014

Shipper accountability: The key to lean principles and safe roads

May 5, 2014

Why it’s important to vet and monitor your carriers

April 28, 2014

Supply Chain Management Lessons from NASSTRAC’s Annual Conference

April 21, 2014

Overcoming the Capacity Crunch: Supply Chain Management Advice

April 14, 2014

3 Things to Watch with Freight Audit and Payment

April 7, 2014

The 3 P's of Supply Chain Management

March 31, 2014

Learn how HOS, ELDs, and other regulatory issues affect your supply chain management at NASSTRAC

March 24, 2014

What's Happening With LTL Rate Increases, Labor Unrest at Ports, and Future Parcel Negotiations

March 17, 2014

Why your transportation costs could go up--despite those great rates you negotiated

March 10, 2014

How do carriers decide who gets their trucks?

March 3, 2014

When Capacity is Tight, it Pays to be a Carrier-Friendly Shipper

February 24, 2014

Get Ready for a Capacity Crunch

February 17, 2014

Why Truck Safety is Back in the Headlines

February 10, 2014

3 Cold Weather Issues for Shippers, 3PLs and Carriers

February 3, 2014

Teamsters Accept YRC's Revised Proposal

January 27, 2014

Top 3 Concerns for Freight Costs in 2014

January 20, 2014

What does it mean for a shipper or 3PL when big companies can’t handle last-minute volumes?

January 13, 2014

Update on YRC Negotiations with their Unions

January 10, 2014

3 Things that Shippers, 3rd Parties and Carriers Should Watch in 2014

January 6, 2014

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from your friends at Tranzact

December 23, 2013

YRC Negotiating with Teamsters to Extend Contract

December 16, 2013

What you need to know about pending legislation and your transportation contracts

December 9, 2013

Events in Washington, D.C. and their impact on the transportation industry

December 2, 2013

Three questions you should ask about your supply chain impact

November 25, 2013

Developments in DC that may impact your transportation budget

November 18, 2013

Highlights from our exclusive interview with John Larkin

November 11, 2013

A custom complimentary report that will help you reduce your shipping risk

November 4, 2013

Top Two Logistics Issues Keeping People up at Night

October 28, 2013

Two presentations that will change your company -- and your career

October 21, 2013

How would your carriers treat increased sales?

October 14, 2013

Watch Out for Rate Increases

October 7, 2013