Tom Moore's blog

Slow down ahead

Noel Perry of FTR predicts a slowdown or even a recession by 2020.  Even though 2018 is likely to see...

Dust up on the rails

Moving from Intermodal back to truck is normally driven by service needs.  A recent discussion with a transportation manager...

Report from India

While US companies are looking to build plants closer to customers to offset...

One loss and two wins for the good guys

Loss:  In a ruling that will cost shippers more, an Arkansas court ruled drivers must be paid for all...

Shortages of trucks

At the CSCMP conference in early October, a trucking company owner said...

Toothpaste by air freight

The Amazon generation is driving significant supply chain inefficiency.  It used to be that only...

Give up on relationships

At the CSCMP conference, I heard a lot about the need for good relationships with carriers.  Given that more than...

Paying truckers faster

Access to capital for the majority of the 700,000 carriers that have fewer than 20 trucks is...

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