Posts tagged transportation
Chassis Shortage Causes Major Shipping Disruption

One of the main issues with the chassis shortage is the lack of communication about the shortage itself.  We have heard about the lack of truck drivers, and read about plans to increase incentive for individuals to enter the trucking industry, but there has not been enough attention brought to the chassis crisis.  Since 2009, the supply of chassis has only become smaller.

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Transportation & Logistics Council 45th Annual Conference

It is almost time for the 45th Annual Transportation & Logistics Council Conference!  This year’s event will be held at the Hilton Memphis, in Memphis, TN. It will take place during the dates of March 25th-27th, 2019.  Throughout this Monday-Wednesday, there will be a variety of Workshops and General Session presentations for the attendees to visit.

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How the Government Shutdown Impacts Logistics

Government shutdowns are complicated: some people are still receiving paychecks whether they are working or not, some are working and seeing no income, and morale is falling overall.  A shutdown this vast impacts a vast web of laborers and industries, some we do not think of initially. One of the industries impacted by the current state of affairs is the transportation and logistics industry.

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Tips for Truck Driving: Holiday Edition

Although the holiday season is not yet upon us, it will be here before we know it.  The roads will begin to fill up, as everyone tries to get to their childhood homes, to see in-laws, or to surprise an old friend.  We all want to be as safe as possible when travelling, and this chance is only increased by the tips the article offers to truck drivers during this busy time.

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