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Trends in Logistics: Solutions for Actively Managing Capacity Challenges

Thursday, April 14, 2016

One challenge in the transportation sector at the moment is the issue of capacity. According to FTR’s latest findings, active truck utilization is already at 96%; as the economy grows, businesses require additional transportation solutions, requiring more trucks and drivers to move the products needed for consumers. Yet, this increase in demand doesn’t necessarily mean […]

Outsmart the Next Recession: 2 Key Factors that Will Impact Logistics

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

The United States economy is experiencing growth right now. After a slow recovery since the recession, consumers and businesses alike are feeling (cautiously?) optimistic about the near future. FTR Transportation Intelligence provides extensive forecasting and market intelligence for transportation professionals. In our (economic outlook, (Link to blog will go here when published) post we talked […]

How Technology is Impacting Logistics and the Role of the Driver

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Technology is important for creating the best logistics solutions. From supply chain management efficiencies to driver safety and satisfaction, technology is being utilized to meet growing demands in the most cost effective way possible. Drivers are a critical part of the supply chain. Making sure drivers are safe, providing them assistance with staying compliant with […]

The Top Economic Indicators Influencing Logistics Success

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Economic indicators are used to predict future trends in many industries, and directly influence how and when businesses and consumers spend money. The logistics industry is no different. Information about the economy can predict increases or decreases in manufacturing, thereby influencing the number of truckloads of product being moved; the health of the world economy […]

How The Right Logistics Partner Will Improve the Health of Your Chemical Hauling Ecosystem

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The logistics of chemical transportation – managing the movement of sometimes life-threatening, hazardous materials from one place to another – presentsva high level of risk and liability, both for shipper and carrier. This ecosystem of chemical manufacturers, chemical logistics experts and tank truck drivers is much more complex than your typical over-the-roadvtrucking operation. Moving toilet […]

Assessing the Benefits of a Dedicated Private Fleet: Insights from the Tank Truck Marketing Analysis

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

It’s been a challenge for the tank truck industry to estimate and measure the overall impact this important transportation system has on the nation. In late 2015, the National Tank Truck Carriers, Inc. (NTTC) announced the availability of its Tank Truck Industry Market Analysis publication. This document highlights the results of an inaugural study which […]

The 5 Key Components to Consider When Selecting Your Logistics Partner

Thursday, February 25, 2016

What determines your best choice for a logistics partner? Is it their reputation? Their safety rating? What makes your logistics partner stand out from the competition? Factors such as reputation, safety record and pricing warrant serious consideration, but what key components need to be analyzed to determine the best solution – one that is economical, […]

Dedicated Carrier Options – What’s Right For You?

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

The New Year means different things to businesses – increased production, downtime because of staff vacation and/or possibly, an increase in demand for your product, depending on your business. Without a doubt, suppliers in the logistics industry are ramping up for the increased need for their products to be delivered without incident, and on time, […]

4 Steps beyond Metrics To Ensure Your Company Logistics Program Delivers

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Using metrics to measure success is important in the trucking industry. When it comes to logistics (and many other industries), “what gets measured, gets improved.” This is important to consider – businesses can spend a lot of time developing metrics for their business, but are they the right ones? Do the metrics that you’re using […]

Highlights from the Tank Truck Marketing Analysis

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Earlier this year, the National Tank Truck Carriers, Inc. (NTTC)announced the availability of its Tank Truck Industry Market Analysispublication, authored by American Trucking Associations’ Chief Economist Bob Costello and his team. For those of us in the tank truck industry, this was a long-awaited document – it’s the first time that our industry has taken […]

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