November 2018 Logistics Management Magazine

In this Issue:
  • LM Exclusive: Land O'Lakes locks in capacity
  • Winds of trucking regulatory change
  • A U.S. - China tariff war?
  • FTZ Update
  • Special Report: 2018 WDC Operations Survey
  • Truckload Market Update: Full speed ahead for profitability
  • Quest for Quality 2018: Quest for Quality Awards dinner


IN THIS ISSUE
By · November 6, 2018
If I were to share a single observation from this year’s CSCMP conference, it would be this: Nearly every conversation I had in Nashville touched on the motor carrier capacity crisis.


By · November 6, 2018
Faced with the challenge of securing capacity in specific lanes, the iconic company broke with tradition and teamed up with Uber Freight to take a technology-based approach to improve service.


By · November 5, 2018
Chinese imports account for nearly half of all container imports moving over U.S. ports, so at first blush, port volumes are seemingly at great risk as increased duties are threatened. But, don’t hit the panic button just yet.


By · November 5, 2018
Confronting an aging materials handling system and new channels of business with new customer expectations, Rocky Brands installed a put-to-light and sortation system to ramp up fulfillment.


By · November 5, 2018
Carrier executives are putting the pedal to the metal to meet rising freight demands in an era of tightened capacity, driver scarcity and regulatory constraints.


By · November 5, 2018
The combined forces of a strong economy, e-commerce growth and a tight labor market are making it more important for distribution center (DC) operations to find ways to make their existing infrastructure and people more productive. Software and automation continue to prove to be a vital part of the solution.


By · November 5, 2018
Those carriers, third-party logistics providers and U.S. ports that crossed the service-excellence finish line ahead of their competitors collected their Quest for Quality Awards at our annual Awards Dinner.


By · October 30, 2018
Carriers say Washington is now listening to the industry, and they believe the winds of regulatory change are finally blowing in favor of trucking. However, balancing industry needs with safety reforms remains an ongoing challenge.


By · October 30, 2018
Softening the impact of tariffs by utilizing Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs) has long been an attractive option for savvy shippers. But in today’s world of sudden changes in trade policies, the practice may need to be more widely embraced.


By · October 30, 2018
The wave of laws and regulatory sunsetting that marked the 1980s seems like obscure history to the current crop of transportation managers and analysts.


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From the November 2018 Logistics Management Magazine
If I were to share a single observation from this year’s CSCMP conference, it would be this: Nearly every conversation I had in Nashville touched on the motor carrier capacity crisis.
Land O’Lakes lock in Texas-based capacity
How will the tariff war with China affect U.S. container ports?
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