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Chris Gutierrez, president of KC SmartPort, explains how trends in e-commerce growth and the reshoring of manufacturing are causing the Midwest to step up as a center of distribution for the entire country. [Run Time (Min.): 9:02]
Every major infrastructure improvement initiative today must take into account a variety of stakeholders and transportation modes. Mary Lamie, executive director of the St. Louis Regional Freightway, explains how the project can satisfy the needs of all parties, public and private. [Run Time...
Carlos Godinez, Mexico intermodal director with Celtic International, a Transplace company, provides an overview of the rail industry in Mexico, and how far it has come in terms of investment and improvements in service to support a surge of activity. [Run Time (Min.): 12:09]
Shippers are forever on the lookout for ways to reduce their transportation costs. Brooks Bentz, president of supply chain consulting with Transplace, offers his view of where the most promising opportunities lie. [Run Time (Min.): 9:40]
Tom Sanderson, chief executive officer of Transplace, joins us in a discussion of the trends that are affecting the transportation landscape in 2015 -- and how they differ from what the industry experienced in the previous year. [Run Time (Min.): 14:39]
Matt Hamson, chief executive officer with Coronado Logistics, details the transportation challenges and opportunities being experienced by shippers, carriers and third parties in Mexico. [Run Time (Min.): 12:32]
Organizations need an agile supply network to be able to respond to unplanned events and continuing market volatility, says Jake Barr, CEO of BlueWorld Consulting. Barr explains what an agile supply network encompasses and outlines steps that companies can take to build agility into their supply...
Tom Sanderson, chief executive officer of Transplace, offers a picture of the current transportation landscape -- one that's marked by tightening capacity and fewer options for shippers. He offers some advice on how to cope with the situation. [Run Time (Min.): 10:17]
Tom Sanderson, chief executive officer of Transplace, runs down the various new regulations and pieces of legislation that could have a deep impact on shippers and the nation's transportation system. [Run Time (Min.): 11:19]
How has cross-border transportation evolved over the last few years? And what is the potential for intermodal in Mexico? We get some answers from Ben Enriquez, country director with Transplace Mexico, and Danny Beers, Mexico intermodal project leader with Transplace. [Run Time (Min.): 8:53]
Transportation capacity is tightening up, and carriers can afford to be pickier about which shippers they favor. Ben Cubitt, senior vice president of engineering and consulting with Transplace, offers some tips on how to be that preferred customer. [Run Time (Min.): 12:48]
Observing its 20th birthday, NAFTA continues to play a key role in developing trade between the U.S. and Mexico. Troy Ryley, managing director of Mexico with Transplace, outlines the issues that shippers doing business in Mexico face today. [Run Time (Min.): 10:25]
Huhtamaki, Inc., a producer of consumer-goods and food-service packaging, was looking to expand its international activities. Scott Stuckenschneider, vice president of North American supply chain, is joined by Sheila Hewitt, vice president international with Transplace, to discuss how the company...
XPO Logistics has grown dramatically, both organically and through strategic acquisitions, most recently of Pacer and NLM. CEO Brad Jacobs talks about the integration of those companies and XPO's growth strategies. [Run Time (Min.): 8:58]
Doug Waggoner, CEO of Echo Logistics, talks about Echo's rapid growth and shares insights on growth strategies that transcend changing economic conditions. [Run Time (Min.): 12:27]