Economy expected to saunter along with modest growth

Getting a read on the state of the economy was a key theme at last week’s 2017 FTR Transportation Conference in Indianapolis. This annual event always does a terrific job of putting things into perspective, with insights coming from myriad industry stakeholders, including shippers, carriers, 3PLs, and analysts, among others.

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Logistics Solutions Are Becoming Marketplaces

Logistics solutions have long had logic for both improving a shipper’s transportation capabilities and for doing commerce. While these solutions supported commercial transactions related to shipping, these are not true marketplaces. That is changing.

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Research and Researchers: The Enduring Value of Conferences to Logistics and Supply Chain Scholars

Academic conferences serve the critical purposes of bringing together scholars to not only advance the state of the art in research, teaching, and practice, but also to socialize with established and prospective members of the academic society. In this way, conferences help to instill and reinforce the values of the academic society. Logistics and supply…

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Hurricane Harvey and Irma Will Touch Everyone!

​Make no mistake about it, Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will touch all of us. Aside from the devastation inflicted on the hundreds of thousands of individuals and families, these hurricanes will also significantly impact corporations throughout North America.

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