Carrier Risk Management: Do You Know Your Carriers?

By many reports, the trucking industry is facing a driver shortage. "The American Trucking Association figures companies need about 60,000 drivers, a number that could top 100,000 in just a few years" (MPR News). 

These conditions can prompt trucking companies to hire whomever they can find - and shippers to unknowingly partner with carriers that are unqualified to move their freight. This poses major risks in safety, quality, and liability for all parties involved. 

Making an effort to qualify and monitor your carriers for specific risk factors can go a long way toward building a stronger fleet of partners. 

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DC Velocity: For Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America (MCFA) and LeanCor Supply Chain Group, the Feeling is Mutual

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America (MCFA) and LeanCor Supply Chain Group simultaneously act as buyer and supplier to each other—to the benefit of both.

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LeanCor in Inbound Logistics: 6 Simple Metrics for Tracking and Improving Carrier Performance

"While transportation service providers vary in size and ability, having an overall strategy to track carrier performance can drive long‐term operational and financial stability.

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5 Ways to Revamp Your Everyday Carrier Management

"How do I improve my carriers' performance? They are always inconsistent or late. I'm not sure where to start!"

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