Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Doug Waggoner, CEO of Chicago-based 3PL Echo Global Logistics, about various topics, including pricing, capacity, trucking insurance, and Peak Season, among others. A transcript of their conversation is below. Logistics Management (LM): With 2019 winding down, how do you view the current state of the
Looking ahead to the future can be scary but it can also be exciting, too. When it comes to the supply chain, though, it falls into the latter category, especially when looking at the 2020 predictions for the supply chain, which were issued this week by Framingham, Mass.-based market research and consulting firm IDC.
A report issued today by project44, a Chicago-based technology services provider offering standardized, secure Web service API (application programming interfaces) integrations enabling 3PLs and shippers to connect with carriers in real time, takes a deep dive into how the ongoing emergence of on-demand delivery apps, in tandem with an increasing number of same-day delivery options,
On this website and in the pages of Logistics Management, this time of year brings a fair amount of holiday season-related news, in the form of things like retail sales projections, volume predictions, shipping expectations, and many others. What’s more, aside from the timing, one common theme that ties all these things together focuses directly
A new offering released today by Seattle-based digital freight broker Convoy offers motor carriers access to ten times the amount of spot freight from the biggest shippers in the United States. Entitled direct-from-shipper loads, Convoy said this offering removes the need for shippers to work with multiple brokers and subsequently provide each carrier with a