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Transportation’s Market Challenge

Volumes may be rising, but so are cost drivers.
By Perry A. Trunick
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The first quarter of 2014 showed some strength in trucking in the spot market as shippers tried to get freight moved, comments James Welch, CEO of YRC Worldwide.


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Eyeing Rate Complexity

Rate accuracy is a challenge in multimodal extended supply chains.
By Perry A. Trunick
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There are plenty of drivers for freight costs, and expanding the view into other modes only amplifies the impact.


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Rails Eye Intermodal Growth

Anticipating increased traffic in the near future, railroads are investing heavily in infrastructure improvements.
By Perry A. Trunick
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Freight volumes are reportedly strong. In some cases, the evidence is visible in official statistics, but in many cases, it is still anecdotal.


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An Issue for Every Supply Chain

By Perry A. Trunick
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When James Welch, CEO of YRC Worldwide spoke to shippers, carriers and 3PLs at the SMC3 Connections event, he covered a lot of territory in a short time


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Does C-TPAT Still Make Sense?

By Sri Ramadas
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For companies engaged in international trade, securing their global supply chain is a constant and massive undertaking that requires swift and secure processes.


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Time Is Not Money

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Sometimes going the extra mile means more than simply signing a check. Coming face to face with those who are in need and helping to brighten their day with a commitment of personal time amplifies the effect of cash donations.


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Assurance of Supply: A Top Concern for Manufacturers

Every manufacturer has an assurance of supply problem to some extent due to the complexity of global sourcing. For years, manufacturers were blessed with high margins but margins have grown paper thin. You can’t fill up your distribution centers with excess inventory – not only is there a cost factor but the pace of business and consumer buying trends causes goods to quickly turn obsolete. Assurance of supply provides the speed and agility that is essential to being able to compete in today’s market.

 

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2014 September

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