Industry Insights

Insights on the Road Ahead in 2022 for Logistics Professionals

While the logistics industry has never been entirely predictable, the past two years have been perhaps the most difficult when it comes to planning for what’s ahead.  

January 3, 2022

Resources for Understanding the Ocean Market Indexes

The escalating volumes and rates in the ocean market have created both the need and the opportunity to learn more about this mode.

November 30, 2021

Historic Volumes at the Port of Los Angeles

Record after record has been broken for the number of ships at the Port of Los Angeles this year. The newest record of 103 ships at terminals or offshore made headlines recently, and may soon be broken as ships continue to pour into the ports to deliver goods for the holiday season.

October 26, 2021

Taking Your Supply Chains for Granted Can Cause Bad Things to Happen

Over the past couple of months, I have given several presentations to C-Level executives that underscore a message from my recent blog, “Get Serious or Get Seriously Hurt”. CEOs cannot delegate the task of building great supply chains for their companies. They absolutely must be involved in the decisions about where to invest their resources and in what amounts.

August 19, 2021

Implications of the Infrastructure Plan for Logistics

As summer gets underway, so does construction season and many might be wondering what will happen with the proposed infrastructure changes in the United States.

June 10, 2021

New Index and Expectations for Ocean Freight

By Jean Regan, President & CEO

May 17, 2021

Are your accessorial charges under control?

Originally Published 11/5/2019 Updated 4/29/2021 By Jean Regan, President & CEO Your largest carrier gives you a moderate line haul increase but indicates that they are increasing their accessorial fees and adding some new charge codes to their accessorial schedule. The line haul increase appears reasonable but how do you know the impact of the change in the accessorial schedule?  We had one client who experienced a moderate increase in the line haul pricing but when we examined the impact of the changes in the accessorial schedule they had agreed to, it amounted to a whopping 17% increase. What does this mean for the future?

April 29, 2021

Inspiration and Resources for Women Interested in Logistics

By Jean Regan, President & CEO

March 8, 2021

Collaborative vs Transactional Approach to Supply Chain Management

Which delivers better results and a greater overall value? By Jean Regan, President & CEO

February 8, 2021