Supply Chain Optimization

Mixed Signals From Trucking

Current trucking capacity is contracting:

  • Loosing 5,400 jobs in May vs. April (Seasonally adjusted)
  • Cutting 29,600 jobs over the past year.
But future capacity is rising as orders for Class 8 big rigs increased:
  • 25% May vs. April
  • 37% over last year
Our client for 32 years, P & G, talked about end-to-end supply chain management initiatives to cut costs:
  • Leveraging retailer delivery fleets to cut deadhead miles
  • Automatic truck unloading
  • Driverless trucks.