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Have carriers learned not to overextend their fleet expansion efforts?

The Supply Chain Journal

Chart of the Week: ACT Research Equipment Orders – Class 8 Trucks, Outbound Tender Reject Index – USA SONAR : ORDERS.CL8, OTRI.USA. Class 8 truck orders are trending lower as national tender rejection rates remain above 25% — a characteristic of an extremely tight freight market.

Supply Chains Must Be Proactive and Reactive. Here's How to Do Both.

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Proactivity and reactivity aren’t opposing schools of thought in supply chain risk management. They’re distinct parts of a complete, holistic strategy

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Montreal port to resume cargo activity after government strike intervention

The Supply Chain Journal

Container and bulk terminals at the Port of Montreal will open for business Monday at 7 A.M. after the Canadian government forced an end to a strike by longshoremen, but it could take several days to work through freight backlogs and longer to resume normal operations, the port authority said.

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Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

Montreal port to resume cargo activity after government strike intervention

The Supply Chain Journal

Container and bulk terminals at the Port of Montreal will open for business Monday at 7 A.M. after the Canadian government forced an end to a strike by longshoremen, but it could take several days to work through freight backlogs and longer to resume normal operations, the port authority said.

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Have carriers learned not to overextend their fleet expansion efforts?

The Supply Chain Journal

Chart of the Week: ACT Research Equipment Orders – Class 8 Trucks, Outbound Tender Reject Index – USA SONAR : ORDERS.CL8, OTRI.USA. Class 8 truck orders are trending lower as national tender rejection rates remain above 25% — a characteristic of an extremely tight freight market.

Tender rejections down for first time in weeks — is this progress?

The Supply Chain Journal

This week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 70 (Carriers). Last week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 75 (Carriers). Three-month DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index Outlook: 70 (Carriers).

Tender rejections down for first time in weeks — is this progress?

The Supply Chain Journal

This week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 70 (Carriers). Last week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 75 (Carriers). Three-month DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index Outlook: 70 (Carriers).

Make-A-Wish partners with UPS, Macy’s to grant boy’s wish

The Supply Chain Journal

The Make-A-Wish Foundation is partnering with Macy’s ( NYSE:M ) and UPS ( NYSE:UPS ) to make a young boy’s wish to be a delivery person come true. Mateo, 6, was diagnosed with leukemia in 2017.

A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

White Paper: Tolling in 2021: Emerging Trends for Commercial Fleets

The Supply Chain Journal

Understanding new trends in tolling in 2021, and how tolling will evolve into the future, is critical for most commercial fleets, especially those with large regional or national footprints.

White Paper: Tolling in 2021: Emerging Trends for Commercial Fleets

The Supply Chain Journal

Understanding new trends in tolling in 2021, and how tolling will evolve into the future, is critical for most commercial fleets, especially those with large regional or national footprints.

The Daily Dash: Scrambling to close the fuel tax revenue gap

The Supply Chain Journal

The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem. In today’s edition, we highlight states’ quests for transportation project funding, the path to integrating countless drones into low-altitude airspace and more. The High Five.