Buying and Selling Transportation/Logistics Companies with Peter Stefanovich

The Logistics of Logistics

Podcast Summary: Today’s guest is Peter Stefanovich, co-founder of Left Lane Associates , a business brokerage specializing in the transportation and logistics business. 2:20] How did you end up starting a business brokerage specializing in transportation and logistics companies?

Trending Transportation Updates: September 2018

PLS Logistics

There were many new and exciting developments throughout the transportation and shipping industry during this month. transportation news Trending transportation topics

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The Benefits of Intermodal Transport

PLS Logistics

Intermodal transport has recently become a popular topic throughout the transportation industry. Intermodal Freight Intermodal Transportation intermodalMany companies have started utilizing intermodal to save them time and money on their shipments.

Transportation Spot Market Inversion

Talking Logistics

The great transportation spot market inversion has occurred. Then in January, for the first time since I’ve been in the transportation business, those rates actually inverted. The Great Transportation Spot Market Inversion of 2018 (Source: DAT, Kenco Group).

Solutions for Managing Transportation Spend

Talking Logistics

Successfully managing their transportation spend is a key challenge for transportation executives across all industries today. Transportation professionals are so consumed with managing immediate needs that it’s often difficult for them to step back and consider longer term strategic objectives. We try to shift their focus to start at the top considering corporate objectives and using that to design their transportation network.

How Self-Driving Vehicles will Shape the Future of Transportation


700 billion – that’s the value of the trucking transportation industry. The impressive figure shouldn’t be all that surprising, though, given that the transport of goods reaches nearly every corner of the economic landscape in the United States. Transportation

4 Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience

Talking Logistics

Robinson discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: One of the 4 Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience is Portfolio Strategy. The second pillar is Transportation Strategies. How does a TMS enable a successful transportation experience?

Animal Transportation

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

The answers to these questions seem to be difficult and so is the animals’ transport. There are many different ways of animal transportation, but in every case the planning starts already several months before, with a lot of paper work.

Control Tower Visibility: Delivering Value in Transportation

Talking Logistics

Companies today are facing significant transportation challenges — tight capacity, rising rates, and more demanding delivery expectations from customers. Navigating through these challenges requires timely and accurate visibility to what’s happening in their transportation operations, which is where Control Tower visibility comes in. VP Operations at Transplace , and Ken Rogers, National Transportation Director at Nestle Waters , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics.

21st Century Sales Skills for Transportation and Logistics Professionals

The Logistics of Logistics

The program, 21st Century Sales Skills for Transportation Logistics Professionals begins Wednesday, September 19th, 1:00 p.m. The sales improvement program was designed specifically for transportation and logistics professionals and their hectic, unpredictable schedules.

Video: How to Transport a 54 Meter Blade by Truck

Logistics Matter

Last week I came across a video of 3 trucks, each transporting a 54 meter long blades up a mountain in China. The post Video: How to Transport a 54 Meter Blade by Truck appeared first on LOGISTICSMATTER. Blog Logistics Transportation Trucking Video

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4 Keys for Successful Transportation Budgeting

CH Robinson Logistics

A common theme this year has been trying to explain to business leaders exactly why transportation budgets are woefully under estimated. 4 steps to simplify your transportation budget. Understand transportation freight rates. to your transportation budget all by itself.

Trending Transportation Updates: July 2018

PLS Logistics

July was full of many newsworthy transportation, shipping and logistic developments. Here are some of July's top trending transportation updates: Supply Chain News transportation news Drivers Uber Industry truck Trucking 2018 Transporation Trucker Trending transportation topics NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement Politics Truck Drivers Truckers supply chain management truck driver DHL Boeing Recall

Increasing Transportation and Logistics Sales Using CRM with Troy Goode

The Logistics of Logistics

Podcast Summary: In this podcast, Joe interviews Troy Goode, Co-Founder and CTO of Lanetix, about increasing transportation and logistics sales for companies using customer relationship management (CRM). Lanetix catering only to the transportation and logistics industry.

C-suite Teams Finally Discussing Transportation at a Strategic Level


DHL Supply Chain conducted a global survey of more than 200 transportation decision makers across the globe and within all the major industry sectors, asking about their current and future transportation operations and strategies.

Trending Transportation Updates: August 2018

PLS Logistics

There were many new and exciting developments throughout the transportation and shipping industry during this month. We have put together some of the top trending transportation topics that made headlines in August.

Visibility-Driven Workflow for Transportation Execution

Talking Logistics

How can we convert greater visibility into sustainable business value, especially in light of today’s increasing transportation costs and more demanding customer expectations? I have to know where the order is in the order management process; where it is in the warehousing process; where it is in the physical transport process. Perhaps it requires multiple carriers and modes of transportation.

What’s Driving the Increase in Transportation Management Technology Spend?

Talking Logistics

DC Velocity and Descartes have conducted a transportation benchmark study for the last two years to help transportation professionals understand what is driving the market, and how the strategy and tactics of top performers differ from the rest of the pack.

How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend


When you want to drive down your logistics and transportation spend, the very first thing that you need is freight and transportation data. Luckily, this isn’t the case for transportation data. Accurate freight and transportation data is particularly important.

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Just Released: Understanding Hazmat Transportation Management

Logistics Management

The rules and regulations governing the transportation of hazardous materials (hazmat) are complex

Driving change with sustainable transport

Insight Into Action

Our responsibility to future generations is set as the main principle of Sustainable Development, a concept introduced by Brundtland Report in 1987.

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Turkish Cargo Transport Wild Predators

Airfreight Logistics

Turkish Cargo , one of the world’s fastest-growing air cargo carriers serving 122 countries recently transported some of the most deadly predators on the earth from the Biopark ŠTÍT wildlife support and breeding facility in Czechia to Istanbul in Turkey.

Transportation-industry economist launches website

DC Velocity's chief economist, Noël Perry, says Transport Futures site will offer insight and data for transport decision makers. Strategy

6 Future Transportation Technologies That Will Change Transportation (and the Trucking Industry) Forever


Modern transportation is currently experiencing major changes thanks to transformative transportation technologies. Although we’ve become accustomed to long international flights, jam-packed public transportation and diesel trucks that only get 20 mpg, the future of transportation promises to change all of that and much more — and it’s closer than many people realize. The Freight & Transportation Management Trends to Know in 2018.

Transportation at Digital Speed


The findings from the “ 26th Annual Study of Logistics and Transportation Trends ” suggest that more companies are realizing that competitors and new business models are shifting customer requirements. Supply Chain Management Transportation News Logistics Business Industry TrendsToday's marketplace has generated a paradigm shift in customer demand and expectations.

GE Transportation joins blockchain group

DC Velocity

Joining Blockchain in Transport Alliance is natural extension of its data and analytic focus, GE unit says. Technology

[WHITE PAPER] Why Blockchain is Set to Transform Transportation Management


Blockchain set to Transform Transportation Management & Trucking Blockchain’s use in logistics and transportation management is an exciting area of study. In the age of software-as-a-service and cloud-based transportation management systems (TMS).

Tips for Safely Transporting Pharmaceuticals


Transporting pharmaceuticals is arguably more important than manufacturing them, because it enables these lifesaving medications to make it to where they are needed most. When transporting pharmaceuticals, how can logistics workers do it safely , and what precautions are necessary for things like temperature control and to guard against theft? Guarding Against Cargo Theft Cargo theft is one of the largest risks associated with pharmaceutical manufacture and transport.

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Transportation Capacity Matching

Material Handling and Logistics

Descartes MacroPoint Capacity Matching provides freight brokers with greater visibility to the transportation capacity available within their network of carriers and cooperating brokers

Cost-Competitive Intra-Mexico Logistics & Border Transportation

Carter Logistics

The world of logistics is one that is constantly changing, especially concerning border and trade policies like those that govern transportation between the U.S. The post Cost-Competitive Intra-Mexico Logistics & Border Transportation appeared first on Carter Logistics.

Navigating the Transportation Capacity Crunch

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Navigating the Transportation Capacity Crunch appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Global Trade Guest Commentary TransportationJust this week, forecasters warned that the 2018 hurricane season could be more active than usual, unfortunately as busy as the stormy 2017 season that brought unprecedented damage to many areas. What does this have to do with the supply chain?

AirBridgeCargo Transports 66 Baby Giraffes

Airfreight Logistics

Volga-Dnepr Group subsidiary, AirBridgeCargo one of the world’s leading air cargo carriers recently transported 66 baby giraffes from South Africa’s O. The post AirBridgeCargo Transports 66 Baby Giraffes appeared first on Airfreight Logistics.

What’s in Your Transportation Execution Solution Strategy?

Logistics Viewpoints

Transportation execution solutions and, in particular, visibility solutions, are hot. There are a number of macroeconomic factors driving the adoption of transportation execution systems. Technological innovations such as cloud computing, logistics networks and real-time GPS are increasing the importance of transportation execution solutions and redefining how transportation is managed. With all these new capabilities, how can transportation execution solutions help?

Trump’s Transportation Secretary

Carter Logistics

One of these moves is nominating Elaine Chao to be the Transportation Secretary. The automotive industry is taking big strides in alternate power sources, safety measures, and more, which means a multitude of directions the transportation secretary will have to be going in. Donald J.

Managed Transportation Services Driven by ROI

Logistics Viewpoints

I’m kicking off a new study on Managed Transportation Services (MTS). Managed transportation arrangements are based upon different operating models. The post Managed Transportation Services Driven by ROI appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Transportation managed transportation servicesIn an MTS arrangement, a shipper contracts with a third party to plan and execute their moves for them.

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Responding to Tight Capacity and Rising Costs in Transportation

Talking Logistics

What questions should shippers ask themselves to assess whether they’re doing all they can to successfully navigate the challenges and opportunities of today’s transportation market?

Achieving Transportation Excellence by Focusing on Daily Improvement

Talking Logistics

Whether it’s to reduce transportation costs, centralize their transportation management, or deliver better service to customers, both parties identify a desired outcome and work collaboratively to deliver on those promises.

4 Companies Driving Transportation Technology Innovation


Historically, new technologies have been slow to come to, and be adopted by, the transportation industry. From software solutions to new vehicle concepts, awesome ideas are making the transportation industry more efficient, safer, and profitable.

4 Ways to Create an Efficient Transportation Budget in 2019

Carter Logistics

4 Ways to Create an Efficient Transportation Budget in 2019. This is just one factor that presents a challenge when planning future transportation budgets. The complex factors impacting your transportation budget may fluctuate unexpectedly, at times even from day to day.

Wine logistics and transportation

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

The transport of wine is part of the supply chain that includes: the vineyard, distribution, storage and transport. The evolution in wine transportation methods is generating that more longer and international routes can be made.