Author Archives: michelleh

Surprising Trends in Length of Haul

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The explanations for the shortening LOHs are varied – closer distribution points, the loss of volume to intermodal, and the shift from West to East Coast importing – and deserve closer scrutiny.

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Employee Productivity: Emphasizing the Human Side

When economists talk about productivity gains in the workplace, they are speaking primarily about the impact of automation and other applications of technology. In other words, how much more output is being achieved by the same number of, or fewer, employees.

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Freight Tech Changing 3PL Landscape

A swath of heavily funded and formidable companies and scrappy start-ups are all trying to address the massive opportunity that exists around automating the very manual and inefficient process of freight logistics. The technology driving the industry forward is referred to as “freight tech.”

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