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.
Freight Tech Trends Interview with Mike Mulqueen
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
Little Guys; Big Pains
“Often the last piece of the puzzle turns out to be what makes or breaks a product-based business … LOGISTICS!”
Is ”Shipper of Choice” Dead?
“Shippers of all sizes are not only dealing with angry customers, they are angry themselves.”
Transport-Centric Macroeconomic Metrics: May 28, 2021 Update
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
The Logistics of S. Claus, Inc.
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
Why Excessive Dwell Time is Pervasive in TL Shipping And What Shippers Can Do About It
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.
The Impact of Dwell Time on Truckload Carriers
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
Centralizing the Private Fleet, Part Two
In Part One of this feature, I described the first two benefits of private fleet centralization – Cross Facility Optimization and Operational Expertise. These two benefits usually provide the tangible and quantifiable benefits or return necessary to fund this type… Read More