SXSW: An Unconventional Place to Find the Future of Supply Chain | Transportfolio
Austin, Texas. Home to the University of Texas. A place they like to keep weird. And the host city for South by Southwest (SXSW). Revered as the greatest place to discover the next big innovation, it welcomes thousands of people with common goals to share ideas, pitch their innovation, seek insights and learn the latest in content, products, and technology.
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Business, Special Events, Supply Chain, Technology
Freightquote: A Killer Combo of Talent and Technology | Transportfolio
There is a lot happening in today’s world of ecommerce and the Internet of Things (IoT) that relate to the transportation industry, but it takes more than just data and technology to be a best in class organization. Successful companies in today’s marketplace are backed by supply chain professionals who understand how to move freight. They involve experts who understand customer needs and how to get the job done, all while providing an exceptional customer experience that will keep them coming back.
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Freight Services, Supply Chain
3 Global Trends Shaping the Logistics Landscape in 2017 | Transportfolio
It’s bound to be an interesting year for logistics. Even if we dismiss the effects of geopolitics on globalization, there are still a number of disrupters, such as ecommerce and merger and acquisition activity, which could lead to volatility in the transportation marketplace. » Read More
Global Forwarding, Logistics, Supply Chain
Trade policy—it’s a topic that has moved front and center over the past months with the changing administration in the United States. We’re hearing lots of questions from shippers, contract carriers, and employees about what changes might be on the horizon for global trade and how to consider what might be next. Let’s dig in and discuss some of the top trade related issues. » Read More
Global Transportation, Logistics, North American Border Crossing, Over the Road, Supply Chain, Transportation Policy
Recruiting Millennials to Supply Chain Management | Transportfolio
In last week’s blog post, I highlighted the need for a cross-functional approach to attracting talented professionals to the company—especially supply chain management, which is facing a talent shortage crisis.
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