“The old way of doing business, where a carrier has to commit to providing capacity (on a lane) for an entire year is not working anymore. There is a need for a nimble, continuous bidding process.” says Mike Mulqueen quoted in today’s Forbes article ‘Freight Truck Shortages Are Changing The Face Of Logistics’ by Steve Banker.
“The annual carrier RFP event may not be dead yet, but the old way of securing rates and capacity is certainly going the way of the buggy whip.”
📭 Subscribe to the JBF Monthly Bulletin for Industry Updates OCEAN CONTAINER RATES (Asia to US) As we watch the global ocean container situation unfold, there are a few interesting backstories to keep an eye on: 1. End to End Solutions… Read More
[PODCAST] Listen to our CEO Brad Forester on this episode of the Extra Mile Podcast, with Robert Bain and Adam Perlmutter. They chat about how 3PL and shipper worlds are colliding. And what it means to be a shipper of choice… Plus learn Brad’s age defying… Read More
A few fundamental questions: Will the prices ever come back down? If they do, by how much? And whether they keep going up or come down, what can we do about it?
“As a shipper, if you are not utilizing technology to manage transportation functions, you are behind the curve.”
📭 Subscribe to the JBF Monthly Bulletin for Industry Updates DAT DRY VAN Contract Van Rates and Spot Van Rate Trends DAT Freight & Analytics reports the national average spot and contract dry van rates in September converged at $2.83 / mile. When… Read More
“In a few weeks we were able to make actionable recommendations … that will support 5x growth long term.”
In this podcast episode Brad Forester and Joe Lynch discuss shipper pain points. Brad shares insights on the top 4 shipper pain points that he and the JBF team are hearing about from their customers who are large shippers. JBF… 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