Transportation TIP List: Week of June 18th, 2017

Posted - June 21, 2017

From online grocery shopping to shipping consumer goods of all kinds in two days or less, Amazon has recently made waves in the world of supply chain and technology. This week’s TIP List delivers a few of these headlines, including Amazon’s recent acquisition of Whole Foods and the impact of the “Amazon Effect” on transportation managers. Check out all of the “prime” stories below!

  • Transportation Network Optimization in the “Amazon Effect” Era: Efficient transportation management with end-to-end visibility is becoming more and more vital to a company’s supply chain and its overall success. And as e-commerce and omni-channel fulfillment service pressures continue to mount, transportation managers are faced with more challenges.
  • House Lawmakers Push for Highway Trust Fund Fix: More than 250 House lawmakers want to see a fix for the ailing Highway Trust Fund included in any tax reform package this year. The fund, which distributes money around the country for transportation projects, is financed by federal fuel taxes that haven’t been raised in more than 20 years.

How has the “Amazon Effect” impacted your business?

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