April 2019 Logistics Management Magazine Issue

In this Issue:
  • 35th Annual Salary Survey: Money matters
  • Air cargo picks up speed
  • YMS: Achieve high visibility
  • European Logistics: The chaos of uncertainty
  • The Top 50 Trucking Companies: Working to stay on top


IN THIS ISSUE
By · April 5, 2019
This month we roll out the findings of Logistics Management’s 35th Annual Salary Survey, a research project conducted by American Truck Research Group (PRG) that serves as the foundation of our best-read editorial feature of our publishing year. And it’s no surprise that the full study is also the most downloaded PRG report.


By · April 4, 2019
New types of “edge” technologies promise new options for real-time location insights. Learn how these emerging forms of data capture might supplement traditional AIDC as well as the importance of software platforms, analytics and applications that take advantage of real-time location data.


By · April 4, 2019
Air cargo demand lost momentum toward the end of 2018 in the face of weakening global trade, sagging consumer confidence and geopolitical headwinds. Still, demand grew by 3.5% compared to 2017—which was also a banner year.


By · April 3, 2019
Having trucks backed up in the yard waiting to be loaded or unloaded can get pretty expensive. Yard management systems (YMS) help fill the gaps and create better supply chain efficiencies.


By · April 3, 2019
Various scenarios for Brexit are being discussed in advance of Britain’s departure from the EU. In the meantime, shippers, ports, and transportation and logistics providers have all launched a number of initiatives in order to prepare for the worst-case scenario: the“hard Brexit.”


By · April 3, 2019
Logistics Management’s Jeff Berman recently caught up with UPS Freight President Rich McArdle on a wide variety of topics, including LTL pricing.


By · April 3, 2019
A recent report issued by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) questions if the driver shortage is as bad as it’s purported to be within industry circles.


By · April 3, 2019
The nation’s top carriers are making every effort to extend the trucking rally, satisfy customer needs and differentiate themselves in a cutthroat market.


By · April 2, 2019
Exclusive column by Peter Moore discussing the LTL and Airfreight markets.



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EDITORS' PICKS
Got labor? How supply chain companies are recruiting talent during a labor crunch
How are companies faring in the race to recruit and train high-level supply chain talent in a market...
35th Annual Salary Survey: Compensation matters more than ever
While job satisfaction remains the primary reason for today’s logistics managers to stay with one...

2019 Rate Outlook: Pressure Builds
In 2019, the world economy will enter a third straight year of broad-based growth, but many...
2019 Transportation Management Systems (TMS) Market Update: Keeping pace with the times
The transportation management systems market is growing right along with the number of challenges...