Where Are All the Trucks?

Where Are All the Trucks?

In May, I was invited to speak at the Houston chapter of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) on my favorite subject, the shortage of dray trucks.InefficienciesI smugly declared, “There is no shortage of dray trucks, just waste and misuse.”...
When Bigger Isn’t Always Better

When Bigger Isn’t Always Better

Supersize ShippingWith the advent of the mega ships such as Panamax and the Ultra Large Container Vessels (ULCV), shippers and logistics experts were all so excited. The thought of one ship holding 10,000 TEUs, 14,500 TEUs or even more promised untold efficiencies....