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.

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

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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.

Tailwind launches new web-based application for small to mid-sized trucking companies and freight brokers


November 16, 2016, Vancouver BC – Building on their expertise creating enterprise-grade transportation management systems (TMS), Tailwind is pleased to announce the launch of their new, web-based Trucking Software and Freight Broker Software , available in SaaS (Software as a Service) form.

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.”.

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.

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.

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.

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.