Tag: transportation management

Forecasts for Parcel, LTL and truckload transportation rates and disruptions.
Transportation Rates

Transportation Rates Forecast: Q4 2021

Make sure you understand how North American transportation rates affect your business performance in 2021. Our transportation management experts share their forecasts, industry analysis and actionable guidance to support your strategy for Parcel, LTL, Truckload and International transportation.

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Do you have the change management process in place to support the move to a TMS?
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Logistics Technology ROI Depends on Behavior Change

Your organization can realize benefit from your Transportation Management System (TMS) on the first booked shipment. However, achieving broader, ongoing return on your logistics technology investment requires simple, but critical steps to support behavioral changes within your business.

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Freight Capacity Shortages and Service Challenges Persist
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Freight Capacity Shortages and Service Challenges Persist

If anything, the year 2020 highlighted the ways life can veer dramatically from the expected. Along with its impact on health and the broader economy, the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting rise in online orders drove unpredictable growth and contributed to new demands on freight capacity as well as service challenges in the truckload (TL) and less-than-truckload (LTL) markets.

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Industry News and Trends

Transportation Costs in 2021: Less-Than-Truckload

Consumer demand shifts that accelerated during 2020 will have ongoing effects across the transportation marketplace, including continued capacity constraints in the less-than-truckload (LTL) market. Expect 2021 rate increases to reflect these pressures.

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Industry News and Trends

Freight Rates: 2021 Truckload Outlook

The unpredictability that characterized most of 2020 continues to make itself felt in many areas of business, including the truckload market. Spot rates are plateauing, but at a rate that’s about 30 percent higher than a year ago. Similarly, rates for flat bed shipments are up about 10 percent compared to a year ago, while rates for refrigerated truckloads have increased 20 percent during the same period.

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3PL

Logistics Outsourcing? 4 Things Your Partner Needs

When you approach the insource-outsource decision-making process, it is important to understand your own organization’s talent, processes, technology and culture. Hand-in-hand with that: know the capabilities a best-in-class service provider brings to the table.

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