WHAT IS IN STORE FOR SUPPLY CHAINS IN 2017?
A pool of over 150 supply chain professionals were asked about the factors and trends impacting their transportation networks and supply chains going into 2017.
Respondents state they must balance conflicting supply chain priorities and goals with ongoing optimization strategies and tactics if they are going to support their companies in achieving the growth goals set for 2017. They are focused on both growing business and reducing costs – a sometimes tricky balancing act.
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Potential transportation disruptions are looming as increased over-the-road regulations are set to go into effect in 2017. Experts believe these regulations will further impact the already challenged driver pool as well as reduce driver productivity.
Lead your organization through the driver shortage and over-the-road regulations. The Navigating the Driver Shortage and Trucking Regulations white paper will help you to understand and plan for potential disruptions before they impact your transportation network.
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MOVING IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION
As demand for supply chain efficiency and speed grows, transportation organizations are investing in intermodal infrastructures, giving business of all sizes the ability to establish efficient alternatives to moving freight.
The Inbound Logistics feature highlights infrastructure developments, including:
O'Canada! A guide to Cross-Border Freight Transportation
Canada is the U.S.’s largest trade partner, with trade of goods between the two countries totaling $669 billion per year. This robust trade relationship represents big opportunity for businesses on both sides of the border.
O Canada!, a cross-border shipping feature published by Inbound Logistics, highlights the economic and strategic advantages of cross-border shipping, including:
TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
AND INTERMODAL RAIL
CSX Transportation (CSXT) Intermodal surveyed transportation professionals and Transportation Management System (TMS) providers to gain insight as to how technology and intermodal rail are helping shippers meet the challenges of today’s transportation environment.
In today’s environment, with heavy focus on cost savings and capacity, adding a TMS, beginning an intermodal conversion journey or benefiting from the use of both can advance your supply chain objectives.
PRACTICAL STEPS FOR HIGHWAY TO INTERMODAL CONVERSION
It's a fact, 96% of shippers have sub-optimized freight in their network.*
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