Category Archives: Trucking

Jan 15

The Economic Value of Trust in the Supply Chain

In the 4th Quarter issue of Supply Chain Quarterly is an article entitled “Off Hours Delivery Project in the Big Apple” by Jose Holguin-Veras, Jeffery Wojtowicz and Stacey Hodges. It tells of the success of the evening and night delivery … Read More

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Dec 10

2014 Supply Chain Issues

In 2014, I do not expect Supply Chain and Logistics managers will spend lots of time worrying about shipping by drones, but here are some of the concerns they might have. The 2013 changes in hours of services have minimal … Read More

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Sep 29

Changes in truck brokerage laws

Come October 1, 2013, there will be important changes when a shipper uses a broker. For reference see this DC Velocity article: http://www.dcvelocity.com/articles/20130805-take-this-load-and-follow-the-rules/ Come October 1, carriers can not broker a load out a shipper has given to them. This … Read More

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