It is simple supply and demand. There is more freight than there are trucks. Read more!
Transportation may not be high on your priority list or even on your list at all, but you should probably make some room for it. You need to pay attention to the transportation market because costs are continuing to increase and capacity continues to tighten. This means it is getting more expensive and more difficult to get your freight to your customers.
When it comes to transportation management software (TMS) deployment, companies are often wondering whether they should dive in head first, or test the waters with one or two facilities before completely soaking themselves with a full-scale implementation. So what’s the better option? It depends on a few factors.
Have you ever wondered what a freight broker is, what they do, why they exist? To put it in simple terms, freight brokers are simply matchmakers. They are the middle-man between the shipper (the maker or owner of the product) and the trucking company that moves the freight. Freight brokers perform a valuable service for both ends of the spectrum, however they do not function as an actual carrier, they arrange for the transport of goods.
Trinity Logistics has been awarded a logistics contract to provide transportation support and solutions to Tajima Flooring of Conifer, Colorado. Trinity supports clients like Tajima with solutions including supply chain and logistics consulting, freight management, and a transportation management system (TMS) utilizing online SaaS technology. Trinity’s transportation management system enhances supply chain visibility and reporting while creating cost savings from automation, optimization, and collaboration.
Learn about the new rules for success from our President/CEO, Jeff Banning.
There are new rules that companies must follow to succeed in today’s business environment. It doesn’t matter if you are in transportation, a service business or a manufacturing firm; the same new rules apply. I would like to share them with you.
At Trinity, we don’t just want to move a load for you from point A to point B. We want to collaborate to help you effectively manage your logistics. To us, it’s more than a load. It’s a partnership established and developed to provide logistics solutions for your business.
According to information released today by TransCore, a key provider of transportation technology, freight volumes are up 39% in February over January’s already record highs! February 2011 was 64% higher than load volume in February 2010. If you haven’t felt the pinch, you’re going to soon.