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At our 16th annual Shipper Symposium, keynote speaker Ken Hughes, a leading shopping and consumer behaviorist, discussed the future of consumers and how to prepare the next-gen supply chain for our ever-changing society. As an expert in consumer psychology and social anthropology, Hughes communicated that supply chain operations no longer simply hold the functionality of…

At this year’s Shippers Symposium, keynote speaker Josh Linkner, author of the New York Times bestseller Road to Reinvention, discussed how to create everyday innovation in a world full of technology. Amidst the constant noise of the modern world, Linkner noted that the most important tech is actually right in front of us: human creativity!…

How should leading-edge companies view transportation? Today, leading-edge companies are transforming their process for buying and managing freight capacity from a tactical, frequently siloed, rate-shopping exercise to a holistic, multi-modal, enterprise-wide optimization of their transportation network. This creates an ecosystem where transportation becomes a truly strategic weapon and sustainable competitive advantage. Unfortunately, very few organizations…