Economists are in broad agreement that a recovery is under way, but that's not to say our troubles are over. In fact, it's likely the logistics/supply chain community will continue to experience difficulties throughout the year.
What are the biggest concerns? With apologies to David Letterman, I have developed a "Top 10" list of issues that bear watching in 2010. In no particular order, they are as follows:
*Author's Note: In this column, I expressed concern about the health of of the LTL industry; and as one illustration, mentioned the 2009 Con-way loss. As a matter of fact, most of that loss was a result of an accounting charge, and not a reflection on the health of their LTL business. In fact Con-way Freight made $51.3 million in 2009. I apologize to Con-Way and our readers for any misunderstanding.