The Economy Will Grow. Is That Bad News?

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September 21, 2017 | By Keith Biondo Tags: Trucking, Economic Development, Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain Keith Biondo is the publisher of Inbound Logistics magazine. For this annual trucking issue, we surveyed both shippers and carriers on important issues impacting the trucking industry. Most importantly, we solicited their views on the […]

H.O.W. | How to Manage Your Carrier Relationships After the ELD Mandate

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November 18, 2017 Tags: Trucking, Legislation, Public Policy, and Regulations, Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain As the mid-December deadline approaches for the implementation of the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate for most commercial truck drivers, shippers are, not surprisingly, worried about how it will affect their supply chain capacity. Under Federal […]

Tracking Trucking – Inbound Logistics

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January 31, 2018 | By Felecia Stratton Tags: Trucking, Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain Data scientists at fleet management solutions provider Omnitracs recently conducted some research into what the trucking industry looked like in 2016 vs. 2017. The main findings revolved around Hours of Service (HOS) and Key Performance Indicator (KPI) […]

How to Become a Shipper of Choice

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November 13, 2018 | By Rachal Snider Tags: Trucking, Transportation, Logistics, Logistics Solutions Providers As shippers, carriers, and logistics service providers prepare for a busy Q4 2018, here are some ideas for easing the capacity crunch, controlling costs, and becoming a “shipper of choice.” Carriers in the driver’s seat. When […]

2021 Trucking Perspectives – Inbound Logistics

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September 11, 2021 | By Merrill Douglas Tags: Trucking, Partnership, Transportation Through its exclusive annual survey of motor carriers and shippers, Inbound Logistics offers a picture of the trucking industry in an economy distorted by supply chain disruptions. Remember the start of 2021, when we thought COVID-19 vaccines would signal […]

Driver Shortage: Don’t Fall For It

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May 05, 2022 | By Brian C. Gaffney Tags: Trucking, Supply Chain Management, Legislation, Public Policy, and Regulations, Labor Management, Transportation The talking point that states the trucking industry is facing a driver shortage to explain the state of supply chain is a lie. Don’t fall for it. There has […]

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