Actively preparing ourselves for the next few years ensures we’re not only prepared for tomorrow, we’re solving the problems of today.
This report outlines some of the most relevant issues in today’s shipping landscape. These issues are also the areas where manufacturers, retailers and logistics companies can best improve short- and long-term outcomes. As inventory strategies adjust in the wake of the pandemic and global manufacturing trends continue to shift, relationships between shipping partners will emerge as the most important differentiator across the business landscape over the next five years. Maintaining focus on all three of these areas is not easy, but it is the key to peak performance in challenging times.
Hear from experts in the transportation industry, including:
Bob Costello – Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the American Trucking Association, managing all of ATA’s collection, analysis and dissemination of trucking economic information.
Thom Albrecht – Chief Revenue Officer and CFO of Reliance Partners with more than 30 years of experience in surface transportation and studying freight trends.
Cathy Roberson – Founder and Head Analyst at Logistics Trends & Insights, LLC, a global logistics market research company, providing research and analysis for such initiatives as competitive analysis, new product development, mergers & acquisitions, IPOs, company strategic guidance and more.
Jeffrey Bergstrand – Professor of Finance in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame, author of over 50 papers on determinants of international trade flows, foreign direct investment, multinational firm behavior, and more.
This whitepaper, produced by Old Dominion Freight Line explores three freight shipping trends for 2023.
1.) Just-in-time and just-in-case: a new balancing act
2.) How onshoring and nearshoring are redrawing the shipping map
3.) The key to long-term supply chain resilience