Carrier insights from the Transporeon Group 2018 North American Over-the-Road Transportation Survey


As the largest global collaborative network connecting shippers and carriers, the Transporeon Group periodically surveys its base of more than 3,000 North American carriers to see how market forces are shaping trucking businesses today.

Innovation: Blockchain survey

Supply Chain and Logistics

From Deloitte comes their Deloitte Blockchain Survey 2017. It’s an online report of their findings. The report is about investing and executive views in the blockchain technology. There’s a lot of floundering as you would expect from a new technology that’s poorly … Continue reading → Advanced Computing Logistics Strategy Supply Chains blockchain disruption innovation

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The cost of a failed delivery continues to rise, survey shows

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's third annual consumer expectations survey finds. 84 percent of shoppers are unlikely to return to a retailer after just one negative experience, Convey, Inc.'s Transportation

Gartner Survey Reveals Scarcity of Current Blockchain Deployments

Supply Chain and Logistics

via Gartner Survey Reveals … Continue reading → Advanced Computing Labor Economics Leadership Supply Chains blockchain computing Logistics Software technology?Naturally CIOs are an entrenched bunch. But the lack of use cases that actually work is definitely a barrier to experimentation, along with the inflated cost and risk of finding software engineers with the expertise.?

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Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

2 “Korn Ferry Global Survey: Artificial Intelligence (AI) Reshaping the Role of the Recruiter.” The next. wave of. AI-led. recruiting Four ways machines are enabling their. human counterparts to hire smarter. 2A lly O | T h e n ex t. w av e o f A I- le d r e cr u it in g Introduction 3.

Consumers to spend 4 percent more this holiday season, NRF survey shows

DC Velocity

Omnichannel buying trends continue, as fifty percent of consumers surveyed say they will buy online and pick up in store. Omnichannel

Marketplaces becoming popular among global online shoppers, UPS-commissioned survey says

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Consumers seeking different delivery options, survey finds. Strategy

Retailers set to ban "serial returners," survey finds

DC Velocity

Following Amazon's lead—and as a way to curb the high costs associated with reverse logistics processes—two-thirds of retailers say they would stop doing business with problem shoppers. Omnichannel

The Apparel Logistics Group's Net Promoter Score Surveys

Apparel Logistics

That's why we encourage our customers to complete Net Promoter Score (NPS) surveys. What are NPS Surveys? Companies can issue NPS surveys to learn more about how its employees feel about working with them.

Broker survey shows record load volumes in second quarter as net operating profits jump

DC Velocity

DAT survey shows volume surge, cost controls offset impact of soaring freight rates. Transportation

Convey survey addresses heightened consumer expectations for deliveries

Logistics Management

Data for the Convey survey, entitled “Last Mile Delivery: What Shoppers Want and How to #SaveRetail,” was based on feedback from 1,508 consumers, with questions focusing on delivery expectations and preferences with the goal of understanding what aspects of delivery consumers found most important, according to Convey. This is the third year Convey has conducted this survey

11th Annual Material Handling Professional Salary Survey

Logistics Management

Materials handling professionals are as committed as ever to advancing the industry— although there is still plenty of room for young faces in this lucrative and fulfilling career

2018 Mazars USA Food & Beverage Industry Study

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

The survey was […]. Food & Beverage Manufacturing and Distribution Surveys Surveys 2018 Year 2018 howard dorman mazars usa llp surveyMazars USA LLP is pleased to announce the results of the 2018 Food & Beverage Industry Study.

Survey Says: Visibility is the Main Goal

Blue Grace Logistics

The survey conducted by Deloitte and MAPI, included more than 200 different manufacturing organizations. Above all else, the survey shows the main reason why manufacturers are looking into a digital supply network; end to end transparency.

Survey: logistics and transportation providers optimistic about fourth quarter economics

DC Velocity

Revenue and profitability expected to rise, but concerns linger about workforce shortages, regulatory issues, and trade tariffs, TCompanies finds. Strategy

2018 Warehouse / Distribution Center Survey: Labor crunch driving automation

Logistics Management

The combined forces of a strong economy, e-commerce growth and a tight labor market are making it more important for distribution center (DC) operations to find ways to make their existing infrastructure and people more productive.

Survey: retailers turning to AI to improve demand management

DC Velocity

Artificial intelligence seen as tool for generating more accurate forecasts, Symphony RetailAI says. Technology

Survey: Penn State Univ. offers top supply chain graduate degree

DC Velocity

Gartner study also finds industry paychecks on the rise, with average starting salary for an MBA with a supply chain concentration at $88,935. Strategy

Platts Survey: Brent oil price to average $75 next year

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a barrel next year, according to an S&P Global Platts survey of 11 top banks and oil brokers, who see OPEC cutting oil production by at least 1 million bpd and oil demand growth still healthy despite signs of weakness.” Platts says: “Brent Crude is expected to average $75.50

“Evolving Freight Forwarding Survey” deserves our attention

Logistics Management

Logistics Trends & Insights LLC, an Atlanta, Georgia-based consultancy, is conducting its third “Evolving Freight Forwarding Survey," and invites LM readers to participate

Survey: investments in telematics outpace use of data

DC Velocity

Many fleets use tech for regulatory compliance, but fail to analyze the metrics, says Teletrac Navman. Technology

Inform survey highlights deficiencies in IT provision

Automotive Logistics

Bad experiences with new IT systems and budget constraints are hindering the introduction of more digitalisation in logistics for the automotive sector, according to a survey carried out by optimisation software expert, Inform. “At

Show Me the Money: MH&L’s 2018 Salary Survey

Material Handling and Logistics

Our annual salary survey reveals that the typical material handling and logistics professional earns $93,697. As the results of the MH&L 2018 Salary Survey indicate, the size of the paycheck has become almost as important. “If

34th Annual Salary Survey: Salary growth slows, tasks soar

Logistics Management

While our survey respondents aren’t griping about the workload, they maintain that new challenges require more resources As companies continue to search for the next generation of logistics management talent, the existing workforce is being asked to deliver more than ever before.

Are You a Buyer of Logistics Services? Take the 3PL Survey


Editor's Note: Our friend, Jim Bierfeldt with , came up with a 3PL Survey for buyers of logistics services. Take the survey below. Over the past few years, we have surveyed about 350 different buyers of logistics services. Take the 3PL Survey Here .

Survey: Mobile technology becoming a must for service professionals

Fleet Owner

The upshot of a survey from Verizon Telematics is that if you're not tech-savvy, you might lose business to the next service provider who is

BTS hopes to re-start national truck survey in February

Fleet Owner

Discontinued in 2002 after nearly 40 years, the Federal Vehicle Inventory and Use Survey (VIUS) may be restored if enough funding is allotted

Survey: Truck capacity top shipper concern

Fleet Owner

Poll also found that while freight damage declined as a concern, customs clearance became a “roadblock” for international shipments

Survey data indicates driver pay keeps climbing

Fleet Owner

ATA, NTI research also indicates the driver shortage will keep growing as well

7 Distribution Operations Issues Highlighted in Industrial Distribution’s 68th Annual Survey


The results have been tabulated for the 68th annual Survey of Distribution Operations. This year the trend continues, as 83% of the surveyed group reports as MRO (maintenance, repair, and operations) carriers.

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act: Publicly Traded Water Utilities Impact and Disclosure

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

Manufacturing and Distribution MEET MAZARS Surveys Surveys 2018 Tax Tax Reform Water Year 2018 Tax Cuts and Job Act of 2017 (“TCJA”) Tax Cuts and Job Acts (TCJA) TCJA water water industry

2018 Software User Survey: We need more technology, please

Logistics Management

A look at how software is playing an increasingly important role in the smooth running of the world’s end-to-end logistics operations

More money expected in warehouse labor's holiday stockings, staffing firm survey finds

DC Velocity

Employers may pay holiday premiums as high as $2 an hour to get, keep warehouse talent, EmployBridge finds. Material Handling

Survey shows communication breakdown between ops and finance

Fleet Owner

Fleet Advantage, a leading innovator in truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing, and lifecycle cost management, this week announced its latest industry survey showing where there’s a significant lack of communication between fleet operati

Survey Finds Significant Success in the 3PL Industry Across the Supply Chain Industry


This post is from a press release sent to us regarding the recent survey of the 3PL industry. This survey continues to point towards the success 3PLs are having for their clients. Survey Points to Continued Success of Shippers and the 3PL Industry. The annual surveys, which this year included the CEOs of 30 of the world's largest 3PLs, found that more than 80 percent of the companies surveyed were profitable in 2014.

Praise for Blockchain Technology is High, but Investment is Low, Survey Finds

Morai Logistics

However, surveys show that roughly half of supply chain organizations are not even looking at the possibilities of the technology. Supply Chain Management Review writer, Becky Partida wrote an article earlier this week about a survey conducted by APQC. Of those surveyed (in both studies), almost 50% of organizations are neither using or exploring blockchain or its possibilities.

Survey highlights top priorities for interstate fleet business

Fleet Owner

Littler Mendelson surveyed 1,111 employers to examine how new governmental regulations and social factors have affected employers in the past year. The results are in—and they’ve created a domino effect.

2018 Warehouse/Distribution Center Equipment Survey: Automation & Robotics Lead Robust Outlook

Logistics Management

Our annual survey reveals a bullish outlook for continued material handling investments, with enthusiasm extending into newer technologies such as robotics as well as warehouse control system software and the closely related category of warehouse execution systems

Looks like ELD unease won't die easy: survey

Fleet Owner

Considerable doubts about ELDs and dislike of the devices persist; are they making things better or worse

UPS' pilots union to survey large shippers to determine if capacity shortfalls hurt service

DC Velocity

High-volume shippers to be polled on UPS' performance, how it stacks up against FedEx, and impact of Amazon. Transportation

Thanksgiving Survey: Cyber Monday Grabs Spending, Mass Merchants Are Top Physical Destinations

Material Handling and Logistics

This year, 45% or nearly half, of people in the survey told us they remain undecided which retailer they’ll shop over the weekend.”. The signs are in retailers’ favor heading into the weekend, with traffic spread over multiple shopping days and both online and in-store channels.

ATRI launches online driver survey on detention impacts

Fleet Owner

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released an online data collection initiative to solicit commercial driver perspectives on how they are affected by customer detention. The driver feedback will be utilized to better understand h

Germany Ahead of UK in Digitised Supply Chain, Says Survey

Logistics Business Magazine

A new survey analyses the maturity levels of large UK and German companies in their efforts to digitise their supply chain ecosystems – with a focus on sustainability and transparency drivers. Key findings of the survey: Sustainability in supply chains. •