Report Titled “Steep Grade Ahead” Discloses Rate Increases, Healthy GDP and Driver Shortage Led to Capacity Crisis Requiring Innovative Solutions and Best Practices to Overcome
Philadelphia, PA—August 2, 2018—Transporeon Group Americas, a global provider of a cloud-based supply chain execution platform encompassing transportation management, carrier sourcing and dock scheduling, discusses the recent findings in the 29th Annual State of Logistics Report produced by A. T. Kearney in partnership with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and Penske Logistics. As U.S. shippers are experiencing a rise in their freight bills coupled with capacity shortages and other industry issues related to trade wars, economic growth and increased demand, Transporeon Group encourages shippers to continue to use technology and smarter practices to help address these issues.
“There are so many current and emerging challenges affecting the logistics landscape, and shippers of all sizes and across all industries are feeling pressure to keep costs in check, meet customer demands and achieve a competitive edge,” said Ed Moran, managing director and senior vice president of sales and marketing at Transporeon Group Americas. “With Transporeon’s innovative solutions for transportation procurement and shipment execution, transportation operations gain crucial visibility into the logistics portion of their supply chain, helping to uncover capacity and earn greater efficiencies.”
Transporeon Group addresses the many challenges in the 2018 CSCMP State of Logistics Report by reminding shippers that:
When shippers and carriers can consolidate LTL shipments into full truckload, costs can be greatly reduced. Transporeon Group provides access to a global community of over 65,000 carriers, all digitally connected to better collaborate and communicate to create optimal results, such as continuous moves, consolidated loads and more efficient backhauls.