“Just about every sector of the American economy relies on trucking, and if the trucking industry ceased, many of our lives would be affected.”
There is no shortage of tech options in our industry. The reality is, some will make it, and some won’t. Being able to decipher who is real and who is not is a key question! Check out this conversation with Mike… Read More
In this podcast episode Mike Mulqueen and Joe Lynch discuss freight tech trends. Mike shares insights on the largest TMS companies and some of the recent mergers and acquisitions. Mike and the team at JBF Consulting advise and consult the… Read More
“Often the last piece of the puzzle turns out to be what makes or breaks a product-based business … LOGISTICS!”
“Shippers of all sizes are not only dealing with angry customers, they are angry themselves.”
Welcome to the July 2021 issue of JBF Freight Transportation Industry Bulletin, a monthly newsletter curated by the JBF Consulting team, with a focus on supply chain, transportation, logistics and of course freight. Would you like to receive the Monthly… Read More
OCEAN CONTAINER RATES (Asia to US) Spot Rates – FEU Container Rates: Asia to US East & West Coast Source: Freightos Ocean spot rates continue to set records. Asia to west coast trade lane spot rates averaged $5575, while the… Read More
Is there any supply chain in the world as large and complex as the one headed up by Santa Claus? In the midst of the holidays (perhaps a bit tempered this pandemic year), many of us eagerly await the arrival… Read More
In this 2-Part series, JBF Consulting explores the impact of excessive loading times on shippers and carriers and the benefits of addressing this issue.
In Part 2 here, we examine the issue from a shipper’s perspective highlighting why the issue persists and what shippers can do to address excessive detention in their DC and yard operations.
On July 1, 2020, the US House of Representatives passed the Moving Forward Act. The $1.5 trillion dollar bill touches on a wide array of transportation initiatives. Of special interest to both shippers and carriers was section 4304, which proposes a… Read More