Analyst Insight: The highly competitive pharmaceutical industry is innovating rapidly to meet the changing needs of an aging U.S. population. More than 10,000 baby boomers are turning 65 every day, a pattern that will continue for at least 14 years and equating to over 50 million by the year 2029. As such, how and where consumers obtain and receive pharmaceuticals will change, and logistics will be a driving force behind these movements. -- Kim McQuilken, Chief Operating Officer, Spend Management Experts
At the behest of its customers, Eyefreight recently undertook a detailed look at its measures designed to ensure the security of transportation-management system (TMS) software in the cloud. Chief operating officer Bill Owen reveals how the exercise went, and what results it yielded.
Heavyweight orders require another level of delivery service, to satisfy the demands of buyers. Jim Hourigan, chief operating officer with BuildDirect, discusses some of the challenges that are unique to that sector.
After years of truckload carriers wooing shippers with low rates, expanded service offerings and intense engagement models, a perfect storm is underway that puts shippers and logistics providers in the awkward position of wooing the carriers. Why has this happened? Take a look at the backbone of the U.S. market economy – supply and demand.