Wednesday, January 16
Marriott Marquis, 5th Fl, Westside Ballroom, Salon 3
Navigating the transportation tightrope
Tight capacity and rising transportation rates are signs of faster economic growth and a cause for optimism. Similarly, advances in data science technology are aiding shippers' decision-making capacity and accuracy. Still, retailers are wary of issues with workforce shortages, regulatory rules and trade tariffs. The industry-wide driver shortage looms large; so, too, do concerns ranging from the federal electronic logging device mandate to the effects of trucking regulations on productivity and profitability, and from transportation infrastructure funding to traffic congestion. Hear from experts in the trenches as they explore solutions.