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Market Update: Transportation Industry News

Market-Updates Domestic

In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations. From monitoring carrier capacity and driver shortages to tracking diesel pricing and government regulations, staying current on the events in transportation means you will be better equipped to make knowledgeable business decisions and drive growth and efficiency into your supply chain. This month’s Market Update highlights key factors that impact the transportation industry in North America and will keep you up to speed on the latest news and topics that matter to your supply chain and business. » Read More

Identify Cost Savings in Your Oil & Gas Supply Chain

Oil and Gas Supply Chain

Global demand for oil is down, and the price of oil continues to destabilize. The U.S. shale boom and the global pursuit for oil and gas in strategic geographies have produced a saturated oil market, leading to significant industry changes. Despite changing demand, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) recently decided to maintain the production of oil at 30 million barrels per day rather than cut production. This sent oil prices even lower, created additional marketplace uncertainty, and increased pressure on oil and gas organizations to adjust and reduce transportation spending. » Read More

Build Resilience into Your Supply Chain

Supply chain resiliency

It’s not if you’ll run into trouble, but when. That’s what some motorcyclists say. They’re preparing themselves, just in case—something that supply chain managers should also do. For instance, say a natural disaster occurs. When will you develop a mitigation strategy? After the disaster, when you’re dealing with system failures? Or before, when you can still have time to identify and evaluate the weakest links and develop a plan to circumvent potential disruptions? » Read More