What's the best way to celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week? 1) Raise pay; 2) Start to build a more 'driver-centric' business.
Of the multitude of business maxims I’ve been exposed to, I can think of no other that is more relevant, or more valuable to business operations in general, than: “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.”
Jeffrey G. Tucker
The largest truckload carriers are facing an acute driver and a capacity shortage, but there is reliable, long-term trucking capacity to be found, and plenty of it.
Soren Skou isn’t just the leader of the world’s largest container shipping company.
Omnichannel, driven by e-commerce, is the dynamic new business model to sell across channels for both business-to-business and business-to-consumer markets. Even more, it has created a new supply chain paradigm.
With the exception of Zim Integrated Shipping Services, all traditional east-west carriers now are entrenched in alliances that cover all three east-west trades. That’s never happened, and, although the day-to-day impact may not be noticeable, it represents the next stage in the war for survival among carriers, and could have wider impact on the pricing of services.
Those who don’t think truck driving is an important or worthwhile career should talk to Jeffrey Langenhahn. The Plover, Wisconsin truck driver has spent 28 years behind the wheel, the past 21 working for less-than-truckload carrier Con-way Freight.
The battle for truck drivers is raging on Interstate 81.
Susan Kohn Ross
Think twice about suing a former employee for stealing trade secrets, as a recent case shows success is far from certain.
With economic conditions in the U.S. continuing to improve, the outlook for U.S. imports via ocean container from northern Europe remains highly favorable.
Today’s truck drivers are subject to a myriad of regulations, with every mile tracked by GPS and satellite, bound to tight schedules and routes. As a result, drivers are taking a cold, hard look at the profession and its rewards — and it isn’t pretty in many respects.
Susan Kohn Ross
The Obama administration’s new cyber-security framework could become the new standard in guarding personal and corporate information.
Seattle port commissioners were thinking “out of the box” in picking the first CEO from the private sector in a half-century.
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