Shipping companies are finding capacity at astronomical shipping rates challenging.
Shipping companies challenges in 2018.
Shipping companies are facing increased freight volumes, a nationwide driver shortage, the ELD mandate, extreme weather, and increased fuel surcharges have combined to create a transportation climate that favors carriers and is tough on shipping companies budgets.
But, the reality is that the current capacity crunch is not going to be a one-off event.
As shipping demand continues to increase, shipping companies need to develop strategies to use now, and in the future, to find capacity, reduce transportation costs, and optimize transportation overall.
Maximizing your logistics opportunity in today’s carrier-centric market isn’t simple. While the largest shippers are able to build high-performance transportation management teams in-house, this is not an effective solution for smaller shippers.
Investing in the procurement and management of the top logistics talent and technology that it takes to be competitive will detract from their core competencies.
Plenty of blogs and news outlets consistently report on the ups and downs of the driver shortage. You can find some of them here:
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