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Expect These Three Transportation Trends in 2019

Manufacturers contributed $2.33 trillion to the U.S. economy just in the first quarter of 2018. Their impact on the global economy is tremendous. However, the manufacturing industry is also vulnerable to the fluctuating global economic, political, and social climate. They rely on transportation and logistics to both receive their raw materials and deliver finished goods to consumers. Whether you ship globally or simply within your region, trends affect your business. As we march through 2019, here are three trends to pay attention to: Data is King Data is transforming the transportation and logistics industry. ”[People] are better [at] leveraging data to make decisions, and there are more sophisticated conversations between shippers and carriers to deal with the economic levers,” stated Logistics expert Adrian Gonzalez in a recent Talking Logistics interview. Having access to key data allows you to consolidate shipments and optimize freight movement. It’s how big players, like Amazon, can [...]

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