Commentary

Commentary

Technology is often cited as the key to overcoming challenges for shippers and the logistics providers that serve them, but what if technology hinders the achievement of those goals instead of enabling them?
Focusing on the mid-size and large players, modernizing core systems and shifting to modern systems is the baseline to which many need to aspire.
With so many products currently subject to Trump administration tariffs, a huge portion of entries from China will not be eligible for CBP's recently announced COVID-19-related duty deferral program.
It’s time for PSR 2.0++, which provides the means for implementing and scaling PSR for mainstream adoption – not just within individual railroads, but across railroads and across the entire transportation ecosystem.
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) puts supply chain in the global spotlight, though, it fails when purchasing, manufacturing and transportation don't come together.
Any rush to return to normalcy could lead to the doubling or tripling of inland transportation costs per container.
Many companies still lack adequate risk aversion planning, planning that should now include disruptions, including special tariffs against China and the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
I recall learning early in my career an important saying about the liner business: You make money on shipping —
In the early 1960s, there was a television show called “That Was the Week That Was!” While it was intended as a
Logistics and freight forwarding is a “people’s business.” This is a widely recognized truth in the industry, a
The Los Angeles and Long Beach areas continue to have the worst air quality in the country, a dubious honor tha
Your company has mastered domestic and international trade.
We’ve been hearing about “density-based pricing” for less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments and “dimensional weigh
When it comes to time-critical shipments, you have no wiggle room.