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Author: Varun Rajan

ATA Report Sees Growth in Freight, Trucking Through 2026

ATA Report Sees Growth in Freight, Trucking Through 2026

A new report released Monday by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) projects freight volumes will increase by nearly 29 percent over the next 11 years. “The outlook for all modes of freight transportation remains bright,” said ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello in releasing its U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2026. “Continued population growth, expansion of the […]

Logistics Careers Are Built On Relationships

Logistics Careers Are Built On Relationships

Supply chain management is more data-driven than ever, and while we should be excited about the technological advances that are changing the function, let’s not lose sight of the critical role that relationship building plays in the profession’s success Building and maintaining robust working relationships with customers has always been a foundational skill in logistics, […]

TODAY’S TOP SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS NEWS

TODAY’S TOP SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS NEWS

This year’s peak shipping season is separating the haves from the have-nots. The traditional surge leading up to the holidays was a no-show for railroads, truckers and ocean carriers this fall, but the WSJ’s Laura Stevens reports that the parcel carriers that specialize in online holiday shopping are bracing for a boom time. The peak season forFedEx Corp., United […]

Do Supply Chain Professionals Need To Know About Sustainability

Do Supply Chain Professionals Need To Know About Sustainability

Over time, large corporations’ sustainability efforts usually become broader and deeper. As a variety of companies in an industry tackle sustainability issues, it is natural for them to look for industry trade groups and sustainability associations to help in their efforts. From a research perspective, these industry groups first foray into sustainability research often involves […]

INDIA NEEDS 28.4 MN SKILLED WORKFORCE IN LOGISTICS SEGMENT BY 2020

INDIA NEEDS 28.4 MN SKILLED WORKFORCE IN LOGISTICS SEGMENT BY 2020

According to a report by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), India will need around 28.4 million workers in India’s booming transportation, logistics, warehousing and packaging sector. The sector, which currently employs over 16.74 million employees, will employ more than 28.4 million employees by 2022. According to the report, this sector will have one of the […]