2022 Less Than Truckload Study: Trials and tribulations of rising rates

The last two years have been anything but normal, and when considering the state of the less-than-truckload (LTL) market that fact couldn’t be truer for shippers and carriers. And while things appear to be improving on the pandemic front, a host of issues continue to linger over the LTL sector, including inflation, continued capacity issues… Continue reading 2022 Less Than Truckload Study: Trials and tribulations of rising rates

Industry associations call on Congress to bring Ocean Shipping Reform Act to conference

An April 20 letter penned to a quartet of House and Senate members of Congress, from a whole host of companies and trade associations that represent U.S. importers, exporters, freight transportation providers, and other industry stakeholders, called on Congress to get to work in conference the differences in the House and Senate versions of the… Continue reading Industry associations call on Congress to bring Ocean Shipping Reform Act to conference

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

The Give and Take of Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Technology

Demand for e-commerce and omnichannel fulfillment continues to grow. According to Digital Commerce 360, U.S. e-commerce sales increased again in 2021, up 14% year-over-year (YoY), and by more than 50% compared to 2019. Many top retailers rolled out more versatile fulfillment to better serve customers, embracing gig economy couriers to offer same-day and two-hour delivery… Continue reading The Give and Take of Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Technology

E2open makes second acquisition in less than a year, bringing Logistyx Technologies into the fold

Another major logistics acquisition was announced last week, with Austin, Texas-based E2open, a network-based provider of cloud-based, mission-critical, end-to-end supply chain management platform services, saying it has bought Rolling Meadows, Ill.-based Logistyx Technologies, a provider of global parcel and e-commerce shipping and fulfillment technology services, for $185 million. This marks E2open’s second acquisition in the… Continue reading E2open makes second acquisition in less than a year, bringing Logistyx Technologies into the fold

Your NAT Guide to shipping a car in 2022

Reading Time: 6 minutes A Car Shipping Contract lays out the terms of your agreement with the vehicle shipping company you have hired, whether you deal with a Shipping Broker or directly with a Carrier. I strongly suggest that you please read the entire carshippingcontract before signing to guarantee that you understand and agree with… Continue reading Your NAT Guide to shipping a car in 2022

DOJ and FMC intend to continue partnership focused on fair competition in ocean shipping sector

By Jeff Berman, Group News Editor · February 28, 2022 The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced late last week that they have reaffirmed what they called their continuing commitment “to jointly enforcing competition laws and strengthening their cooperation to promote competition in the ocean freight transportation system.… Continue reading DOJ and FMC intend to continue partnership focused on fair competition in ocean shipping sector

Shipping trade associations call for government reforms

The Freight Trade Alliance (FTA) and the Australian Peak Shippers Association (APSA) say they have called on the federal government to consider eight reforms to ease global supply chain and shipping issues. The recommendations include a shipping competition review, minimum service levels and notification periods, infrastructure investment, regulation of Terminal Access Charges, regulation of container… Continue reading Shipping trade associations call for government reforms

7 Trends that will Change Parcel Shipping in 2022

By Logistyx Technologies · February 17, 2022 Increasing customer demands, supply chain disruptions, carrier capacity constraints, and more have forced companies to reimagine their inventory and transportation strategies to achieve shipping KPIs. This new eBook from Logistyx Technologies outlines 7 trends for 2022, including: The shift to a carrier-led market An increase in cross-border e-commerce… Continue reading 7 Trends that will Change Parcel Shipping in 2022

MIAL supports move to boost supply chain with shipping

Maritime Industry Association Limited (MIAL) says it supports the federal government’s move to assist the East-West freight trade and secure supplies for Western Australians via temporary changes to the Coastal Trading Act for ships. MIAL says these are “sensible” and “pragmatic measures to encourage operators who are not already at [capacity] to make space available… Continue reading MIAL supports move to boost supply chain with shipping