Supply chain technology and lean consulting practice adds to depth of capabilities of Transplace’s 11+ billion freight networkContinue Reading →
In its 31st annual State of Logistics Report, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) summed up the supply chain impact of COVID-19 in one statement: "The pandemic, and global measures taken to reduce its further spread, have decimated supply chains, scrambled logistics capabilities, and destroyed huge swaths of demand."
In Morgan Stanley’s recent freight transportation COVID-19 sentiment survey, 78% of respondents stated that COVID has a had a “medium” or “high” impact to their business.
Here's our take on some transportation market trends we're seeing from our Logistics Control Center.Continue Reading →
FLORENCE, KY--(April 9, 2020)—LeanCor Supply Chain Group, a trusted partner in end-to-end supply chain management and logistics, today announced that LTI, Inc., a leading manufacturer of custom foodservice equipment, specializing in modular and custom serving counters as well as state-of-the-art serving technologies, has selected the company as its third-party logistics provider to manage logistics engineering and transportation execution in order to advance performance and deliver improved customer experience.Continue Reading →
Like first responders, truck drivers continue to transport goods to millions of businesses and people amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Not only are trucks continuing to move, but they are doing so at speeds well in excess of normal traffic patterns.” said Rebecca Brewster, president and COO of ATRI, the trucking industry’s largest not-for-profit research organization (Logistics Management).
All of this movement imposes greater health risk of businesses spreading COVID-19 to employees as they receive deliveries into facilities.
One way our customers are helping to protect against this risk is to check drivers' temperatures upon arrival.
But how do you coordinate this into a fast, efficient, and humane process? We took some tips from one of our logistics customers - a consumer goods manufacturer.Continue Reading →
The state of California passed a law, starting on January 1, 2020, that will prevent truck owner/operators from leasing on or contracting with another trucking company as an independent contractor. Doing so, would impose significant liabilities on the companies that contract with owner-operators.Continue Reading →
"The freight market has been soft for almost a year, and in our view, slid into freight recession in the first half of 2019. The U.S. trucking industry faces a supply and demand imbalance – excess equipment capacity and not enough freight – which continues to press rates lower" (DAT).
The first half of 2019 could be described as a "shipper's paradise and a carrier's nightmare." Here's our take on some transportation market trends we're seeing from our Logistics Control Center -- and what to expect going forward.Continue Reading →
2018's freight market has faced a strong economy coupled with strong domestic truckload demand. With varied truck and driver supply, shippers have certainly had an interesting year.
Here's our take on some transportation market trends we're seeing from our Logistics Control Center -- and what to expect going forward.Continue Reading →
Shippers have navigated the first half of 2018 in a market of tight freight capacity -- low truck supply and high demand due to factors like the driver shortage.
We checked in with LeanCor Transportation Manager Steven Prince to review current market conditions and hear the transportation team's take on what to expect going forward.Continue Reading →