CARRIERDIRECT WHITE PAPERS

 

CarrierDirect’s experience with asset and non-asset companies, along with our exposure to cutting edge strategies and tactics, allows us to share unbiased opinions about trends within the marketplace

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The New Dimension of LTL Pricing

January, 2016

Rich Luhrs explores and writes about the the impact that dimensioning technology has had on LTL carriers, shippers and 3PLs ranging from profit margins to partnership and collaboration.

 

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Change in the Air: Navigating a New Transportation Landscape

November, 2015

CarrierDirect’s Erik Malin, the University of Tennessee’s Mary Holcomb and Georgia Southern University’s Karl Manrodt share, in a conversation moderated by Chris Brooks, how shippers can become preferred partners with their service providers. The centerpiece will be the key findings from a 24th annual transportation study.

 

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The Case for Lowering LTL Limits of Liability

July, 2015

Erik Malin and Jett McCandless examine the negative impact of elevated cargo liability limits in LTL and why lowering them is beneficial to all parties involved in less-than-truckload transportation, including brokers and shippers.

 

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The (Dis)Connected Supply Chain

Spring, 2015

CarrierDirect writes about how the disconnected supply chain impacts management of the procurement of goods and their transport to customers around the globe and identifies archaic technology and communication as the source of the problem.

 

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The New Rules for Winning the Game

December, 2014

CarrierDirect, the University of Tennessee’s Mary Holcomb and Coyote Logistics’ Tommy Barnes discuss with Stifel Transportation Equity Research Group’s John Larkin the current state of transportation and logistics as well as how carriers and shippers and partner with one another to become the new “Masters of Logistics.”

 

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The New Tenets of Transportation

September, 2014

CarrierDirect, the University of Tennessee’s Mary Holcomb and Georgia Southern University’s Karl Manrodt investigate the evolution of today’s transportation markets and the shipper-carrier dichotomy that’s been created by a lack of interest alignment. The findings illuminate a need for better collaboration.

 

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The Death of The Logistics Agent Programs

February, 2014

CarrierDirect narrates a day in the life of a logistics agent in order to illustrate why the days are numbered for the logistics agent model.

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