This Week in Logistics News (September 7-11, 2015)

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Where were you on September 11, 2001 when the planes hit the towers? They also lack process controls and metrics. DAT Solutions Launches Freight Market Analytics Service. “Another crown jewel in this transaction is Con-way’s subsidiary, Menlo Logistics, an asset-light top 30 global contract logistics provider with additional lines of business in freight brokerage and managed transportation. Today is September 11. I never forget.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ Interview Excerpts: Lessons Learned by Global Leaders

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In reality, a few abrupt moves and getting laid off in 2001 by Dell drove a sharp left-hand turn in my career in 2002 that evolved to where I am today. These are the step towards accountable behavior when solving a problem Have balanced, relevant and valid metrics. Subscribe Here!

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016


MULTIMODAL: Cass Freight Index: The February shipments index increased 8.3% Freight Rail Traffic: Originations of carloads in February 2016 totaled 979,042, a decrease of 10.1% Source: (Average monthly price for gallons purchased by freight railroads; Includes federal excise taxes, transportation, and handling expenses). TRUCKING: Truckload Freight: The spot market for truckload freight in February decreased 2.4% Ocean Freight Business News: .

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The Ultimate Guide to Beer Profit Margins & More


You can also use these metrics to benchmark against similar taprooms in your neighbourhood. Brewery software will capture all the costs of production, from raw materials to freight costs. It was popular in the 1970s but sales gradually dropped, until it hit a low in 2001.

How to Protect Your Carrier Assets During Capacity Crunch

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Next, align your service level expectations by rewarding outstanding performance and standardizing metrics about on-time delivery, invoice accuracy and communication. Additionally, for shippers with enough freight volume on competitive lanes, a virtual fleet can also be a viable alternative. This might include plant delays impacting loading times, cancelled or re-booked loads, consignees with unloading delays, poor treatment at plants, slow freight payment and more.