Stress Testing Transportation Forecasts

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The 2020 pandemic brought on the most significant stress test global supply chains and transportation networks have experienced since World War II.

In a recent Gartner survey, 76% of supply chain executives revealed that their companies are facing more frequent disruptions compared to the previous three years. How can they be prepared and drive future resiliency?

In this white paper, brought to you by Transplace and FreightWaves, take an in-depth look at how unlikely events — often described as white or black swan events — are driving supply chain and transportation leaders to seek out real-time alternative data to create a competitive advantage in their operations and finances.

Topics covered in this white paper include:

  • Analysis of black or white swan events
  • How to include black or white swan events in freight forecasts
  • Using alternative data to prepare for unpredictable events