Freight Procurement Solutions Are Transforming Supply Chains


Why You Should Consider Freight Procurement Sourcing Solution. Whether you’re in charge of ordering the “things” or managing how and where those things get from A to B, both sides of the procurement equation stand to benefit from freight procurement automation. The Challenges of Freight. In the world of procurement, freight sourcing is a unicorn… it’s unique and complex with multiple modes, varying capacities, innumerable regulation requirements and safety issues.

Freight Forwarding And Digital Customer Service Five Years From Now


Freight Forwarding And Digital Customer Service Five Years From Now. Today, talking with an account manager about freight seems obvious. This tech boom isn’t just about Uber Freight’s launch last week either. What do forwarders think will happen to freight service by 2022?

Guest Post by Mike Challman: How to Measure & Improve Freight Management Performance: 6 Critical Key Performance Indicators


Optimizing Freight Management with TMS. Logistics providers often create these intelligent software platforms to enhance supply chain visibility and optimize freight management. billion by 2022, according to Transparency Market Research.

Automated Vehicles – An Update!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Furthermore, the industry has agreed to make automatic braking and forward collision warning systems standard by 2022. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Technology Automated Vehicles Autonomous Vehicles Driverless VehiclesSubscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Will Driverless Trucks Ever Gain Traction? Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Michael Gaughan at

What’s led to the tight freight capacity in 2018?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

It’s no secret that freight capacity is tight in 2018. To put those concerns into numbers, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) expects the driver shortage to hit a loss of 239,000 trucks by 2022. The post What’s led to the tight freight capacity in 2018?

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

As we make our way into 2015, trucking freight volumes look good. million in 2022. Shippers negotiating with carriers over 2015 freight rates should be aware, however, that overall costs of doing business are rising. Market Update: Transportation Industry News.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Industry 4.0: Powered by the Internet of Things & Digital Manufacturing


Gone are the days of tactical moves with freight. Freight shippers are now more efficient thanks to technology, such as transportation management systems. Based on research by the analyst firm Machina Research 14 billion of those things will be connected by 2022.

Why Blockchain Within The Supply Chain Makes Perfect Sense


from the global economy by 2022. Blockchain within the supply chain provides the ability for compliance/legal/customs documents to be digitally signed or notarized at different stages of transport — all located on a central blockchain (stakeholders may include transportation providers, governments, customs, brokers, freights, importers, ocean carriers, ports, etc.)

Why Singles Day Will Become A US Sales Festival


Supply and demand on US-China exports, combined with historically low freight prices, meant that, shipping a 40′ foot container from the Port of Long Beach to the Port of Shenzhen costs less than the price of a mid-range MacBook. Freight Insights LogTech

Vendor-managed inventory and distribution planning in the food and beverage industry – here’s something to chew on


by Jeswin Philip The Food Packaging Trends and Advances report from PMMI forecasts that the US Food and Beverage industry will experience a 2.9 % CAGR through 2022.

Truck Driver Shortage: Getting Better, Worse, or No Problem at All?

Talking Logistics

We experienced a ‘freight recession,’ last year, which eased the pressure on the driver market,” [ATA Chief Economist] Bob Costello said. Now that freight volumes accelerating again, we should expect to see a significant tightening of the driver market.”.

Truck Driver Wage Increase Expected to Increase Shipping Costs Lending Towards Shippers To Focus on Transportation Management


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , the heavy and tractor-trailer trucking industry is projected to increase by 11 percent through 2022. Other areas where you should look for saving money on shipping costs include the use of technology to handle freight management.

Trends 2019: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

The staff at Supply Chain Network (SCN) writes, “With rising customer expectations, changing business models, cut-throat competition and the influx of technologies, it’s critical that you prepare your supply chain to address challenges such as the capacity crunch, last mile strategies, balancing of costs, digital freight market opportunities and navigating the ecommerce maze.”[1]. We live in hectic times. The U.S. is in a trade war with the world.

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Thailand Ecommerce Logistics for ASEAN Enterprises: Should You Go Local?

Logistics Bureau

Statistic: By 2022, Thailand’s ecommerce market is expected to be worth around $5.8 Depending on the scale of your business and the demand for your products, these might include: A freight forwarder. The ecommerce market in Thailand has never been healthier and all the signs indicate huge potential for growth in the next few years. With the Thai government’s Thailand 4.0

Location Decision Drivers: Trends Shaping New Location Selection in Europe


In the final section of our 2017 survey, we asked how respondents would describe their current distribution network and what they expected it to look like by 2022.

Driver Shortage in Trucking: Time for Plan B

Talking Logistics

If freight demand grows as it is projected to, the driver shortage could balloon to nearly 240,000 drivers by 2022.” Last week, the U.S. Labor Department reported that employers added 288,000 jobs in June, which lowered the unemployment rate to 6.1 percent, the lowest since September 2008.

Thailand Distribution Network Design: Should You Optimise or Wait?

Logistics Bureau

Big changes are on the cards for Thailand’s transportation infrastructure, assuming the government’s plans to upgrade road and rail networks between now and 2022 come to fruition. Statistic: Only 2% of Thailand’s freight is currently transported by rail, even though road transportation costs almost twice as much. After all, the upgrade is slated for completion by 2022 at the latest.

A promising future for truck drivers: “Ain't nothin' gonna get in our way”


As a consequence of a greater use of railways and inland shipping, but also of higher efficiency in transport networks (less waiting, more freight), drivers will gradually be getting less work in the coming five to ten years. Already now, trucking companies in the Netherlands are traveling mainly short distances with their freight. Of those truck drivers who are currently behind the wheel, one of four will have retired by 2022.