JBF Consulting and Metafora are partnering up to deliver smart TMS solutions across the shipper and 3PL world. Supply chain has never before been such a headline maker. With uncertainty of estimated delivery dates and production timelines slipping, shippers are… Read More
This is not the time to get too greedy, so be transparent with your best carriers and create a mutually beneficial plan.
Prices have gone up. And up. That nasty word, “inflation”, has materialized with a vengeance, and it has impacted the transportation industry.
“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 Mulqueen and Chris Jolly aka #TheFreightCoach as they discuss freight tech trends. Mike shares insights on the largest TMS companies and some of the recent mergers and acquisitions.
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.”
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
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