Research Brief: TMS Tackles Supply Chain Challenges

By LM Staff · April 21, 2022 We recently surveyed 260 Logistics Management readers who shared their experiences as they navigate the challenges of driver shortages, port congestion and lack of capacity as they try to ship goods in the quickest and most cost-effective way. Download this research brief where we share their pain points and critical priorities and how they… Continue reading Research Brief: TMS Tackles Supply Chain Challenges

Russia-Ukraine conflict creates a whole host of supply chain challenges

When Russia invaded Ukraine, most of the stories on the economic impact of the war focused on energy and wheat. Gas prices, which were already high, have continued to spike, and while harvest time is months off, Ukraine, like Russia, is a major producer of wheat, especially to the Middle East. There was less discussion… Continue reading Russia-Ukraine conflict creates a whole host of supply chain challenges

Transport industry moving despite challenges: C.H. Robinson

Logistics supplier C.H. Robinson says the transport industry is managing to move goods despite workforce shortages, delays, biosecurity issues, congestion, and flooding in South-East Queensland and Northern New South Wales. The company says transporting items has rarely been this challenging, and that cooperation between governments and air, road, rail, and sea freight operators is critical.… Continue reading Transport industry moving despite challenges: C.H. Robinson

2022 Parcel Express Roundtable: Challenges persist

As March 2022 marks the second full year of pandemic-driven life and business throughout the world, parcel delivery and last-mile logistics continue to reap the benefits of unprecedented levels of consumer-influenced demand. This extraordinary period of time has ushered in new, long-term market conditions, including shippers dealing with consistent rate and pricing concerns, lack of… Continue reading 2022 Parcel Express Roundtable: Challenges persist

Prologis report continues to highlight myriad challenges for industrial real estate market occupiers

The most recent edition of the Industrial Business Indicator (IBI), which was issued by San Francisco-based real estate investment trust company Prologis continued to highlight ongoing trends in the industrial real estate sector, relating to vacancy, rents, and space utilization, among other factors. Prologis defines the IBI as a quarterly survey of customer sentiment focused on… Continue reading Prologis report continues to highlight myriad challenges for industrial real estate market occupiers

LM Podcast Series: TranzAct’s Regan addresses supply chain and logistics trends and challenges

By Jeff Berman, Group News Editor · January 31, 2022 Listen to this episode of the Logistics Management Podcast Series wherever you get your podcasts. Regan provided LM’s Berman with an overview of various industry topics, including over-the-road capacity, “Black Swan” events that can impact supply chains, and the true importance of supply chains and logistics for a company’s bottom line. Other… Continue reading LM Podcast Series: TranzAct’s Regan addresses supply chain and logistics trends and challenges

ODFL’s President and CEO Gantt addresses LTL market and supply chain challenges at SMC3 Jump Start

The outlook for Thomasville, NC-based national less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) is optimistic. That was the word from Greg Gantt, ODFL President and CEO, speaking at the SMC Jump Start conference in Atlanta this week. “We are rather bullish on 2022 and think the economy is going to be strong,” said Gantt. “We… Continue reading ODFL’s President and CEO Gantt addresses LTL market and supply chain challenges at SMC3 Jump Start

Editor’s Choice: 8 Supply Chain Planning Challenges Retailers Will Face In 2022 And Tips To Overcome Them

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. This article is from Asena Denizeri & Anil Gurbuz at Solvoyo and examines the challenges around supply chain planning for 2022 and beyond. Since the start of the Covid-19… Continue reading Editor’s Choice: 8 Supply Chain Planning Challenges Retailers Will Face In 2022 And Tips To Overcome Them

Editor’s Choice: Big and Bulky Delivery Challenges in 2022

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. This article is from FarEye and examines the challenges around big and bulky deliveries in 2022. As online retail continues its impressive growth, consumers and retailers alike are realizing… Continue reading Editor’s Choice: Big and Bulky Delivery Challenges in 2022