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    Some Major Trends in Freight Transportation in 2014

    December 9, 2013 3:26PM by Dan Goodwill

    In my previous blog, I tried to capture some of the Major Freight Transportation Stories of 2013 (http://www.dantranscon.com/index.php/blog/entry/the-top-freight-transportation-stories-of-2013). In this blog I will look ahead to 2014 and beyond. Here are some of the emerging trends that transportation professionals should

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    What were the Biggest Freight Transportation Stories of 2013? / What will be the Top Trends in 2014?

    November 3, 2013 8:47AM by Dan Goodwill

    At the end of each year, I like to take stock of the major freight transportation stories of the past twelve months and look ahead to the major industry trends in the coming year. The two blogs that I write

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    Shippers and Carriers – – It’s Time to Talk

    October 27, 2013 1:36PM by Dan Goodwill

    One of the highlights of this year’s Surface Transportation Summit was the impassioned plea from Jacquie Meyers, President of Meyers Transportation Services, for shippers and carriers to collaborate. This is not a new message. In fact, it is a message

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    How do you transform a business?

    September 8, 2013 3:33PM by Dan Goodwill

    Companies typically call us in when they are having a problem and they are not able to solve it themselves. For shippers, the problem is usually that they are spending too much money on freight and are seeking solutions to

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    The Fifth Annual Surface Transportation – a Great Opportunity to Learn and Network

    August 4, 2013 1:23PM by Dan Goodwill

    The 2013 Surface Transportation Summit is scheduled for October 16 at the Mississauga Convention Centre. This year’s event, co-hosted by Dan Goodwill & Associates and the Business Information Group, will focus on a range of topics of interest to Shippers

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    The Major Freight Transportation Stories of the First Half of 2013

    June 9, 2013 9:26AM by Dan Goodwill

    As we approach the mid-point of 2013, here is a peek at some of the major trends that are having an impact on freight transportation. Economic Growth to remain Modest and Uneven The economy continues to deliver mixed signals. In

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    Shipper-Carrier Collaboration – How do you make the RFP Process work for Both Parties?

    May 19, 2013 9:20AM by Dan Goodwill

    The subject of Shipper-Carrier Collaboration and Freight Bids came up in at least three tracks at this week’s Supply Chain Canada Annual Conference, presented by SCL and Canadian Industrial Transportation Association. The subject was discussed at length during a panel

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    QuoteMyTruckload.com and Freightopolis – will one of these companies become the Expedia of the Freight Industry?

    May 12, 2013 10:21AM by Dan Goodwill

    Two weeks ago I wrote about two exciting young companies (PostBidShip and Buytruckload.com) that are applying Innovation and Technology to the automated freight brokerage/freight portal space (http://www.dantranscon.com/index.php/blog/entry/innovation-and-technology-come-to-the-freight-brokerage-industry). Subsequent to that blog, I was made aware of two more interesting companies

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    To Save Money on Freight, Let’s Focus on Good Data rather than Big Data

    March 10, 2013 8:36AM by Dan Goodwill

    “Big Data” has become one of the more popular business expressions over the past couple of years. This commonly refers to a collection of data sets so large and complex that it becomes difficult to process using on-hand database management

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    Have you looked at Deferred Packaging and Transloading as a way to Reduce Freight Costs?

    February 24, 2013 3:45PM by Dan Goodwill

    An article in the February 11 issue of Bloomberg BusinessWeek caught my eye and got me thinking about another way of reducing freight costs. Here is the idea. Hardys became Britain’s best-selling Australian wine brand by selling wine for as