Industry Insights

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

UPS Freight Selling to TFI International in Q2 2021

UPS announced recently that they’ve entered into an agreement to sell UPS Freight (UPSF) to TFI International (NYSE and TSX: TFII) for $800 million in a deal that’s expected to close during the second quarter of 2021.

January 26, 2021

Highlights from the Code Red Ocean, Air and Truck Forecast Webinar

Challenging conditions have been touching all modes in the transportation industry lately. To shed light on what’s happening in each mode, we held a webinar with a panel of shippers and industry experts. This webinar was the third in our three part Code Red webinar series, and all three webinars can be found here. Read on to find the highlights of this latest webinar.

January 8, 2021

A Few Impressive Features of COVID-19 Vaccine Logistics

BY JEAN REGAN, PRESIDENT & CEO

December 15, 2020