In a time of rising truckload freight costs are savings out of the question?
Load building software brings more benefits because of the situation in market, the lack of a labor force, and steady growth of diesel prices
A few factors, affecting supply chain and transportation cost: inflation, oil production, war in Ukraine, and labor shortage.
While 2 unions are threatening a walkout this week, if there isn’t a stoppage, there will be more humping. Even if there is a stoppage, when they come back to work, there will be more humping. Before your mind goes in the wrong direction, humping is a way of sorting rail cars onto trains that […]
LevelLoad and AutoO2 eliminate deployment (e.g. from plant to customer-facing distribution centers) volatility and hight cost freights
The Cass freight index appears to show expenditures and Shipments tracking fairly closely. The same is not true for bulk ocean freight. The London-based Baltic Exchange index is a weighted average based on 11-20 international ship routes and three commodities – coal, iron ore, and grain that measures the spot market for ocean shipping. Capesize […]
No one deliberately picks the wrong carrier for a shipment… often we are forced into it because the preferred carrier doesn’t have the available equipment to cover the spike in demand or there has been insufficient lead-time provided. The impact of this can be alarming: There is a solution: The Transportation Planning suite created by […]
Transportation Planning provides an incredible competitive edge.
American Transportation Research reports trucking operating costs = $1.855 per mile, a 12.7% year-over-year increase only slightly offset by a 14.8% decrease in deadhead mileage Trucking companies hired about 73,000 new workers in the 12 months ended in July. In a time of shortage, how did they do that? Econ 101 says — “simply […]