Motor carriers have been handed a truckload of troubles in recent years: labor woes, skyrocketing costs and ever-more restrictive regulations among them. The good news is there are ways shippers can help.
He worked his way up the Quaker Oats ladder over three decades, but when he got to the top, he wanted more. So Cliff Lynch went over to the other side, using his vast experience to sell services to shippers like the one he once was.
Everything's changed in 20 years; yet nothing's changed in 20 years. Veteran DC consultant Ken Ackerman may rhapsodize about the potential of technology, but in the end, he says, the business is still all about the effective management of space and time.