OD Outlook


Cargo Shorts Ep. 01

Just-In-Time When Supply Chains are Backlogged with Greg Plemmons and Bob Costello


Cargo Shorts Ep. 02

The Total Cost of Transportation with Ed Garner and Lisa Anderson


Cargo Shorts Ep. 03

The Future of Freight Payment and the Race Towards Automation with Todd Polen and Curtis Garrett 


Cargo Shorts Ep. 04

How to Keep Supply Chains Operating During Disruption with Chip Overbey and Jeffrey Bergstrand

Insights for the Logistics Professional

We treat your business like our business. That’s why we’re committed to delivering you insights from trusted leaders across the supply chain and transportation industry. Actively preparing ourselves for the next few years ensures we’re not only prepared for tomorrow, we’re solving the problems of today.

It’s human nature to want things to be easy, but in logistics we welcome the challenges that make us stronger. We recognize the industry is in the midst of reorganization on several levels. Rules are being rewritten, assumptions are being challenged, and there is a tremendous possibility for positive change. This is a chance to remake the world’s supply chains, embedding intelligence, efficiency, and resilience so that the next set of challenges we face can be met with simple adjustments and little to no disruption. 


White Paper: Managing Complexity in a Changing World

This report outlines some of the most relevant issues in today’s supply chain landscape. Understand how manufacturers, retailers, and logistics managers continue to adjust to the ever-changing global supply chain trends, build better relationships with shipping partners, manage inventory, and understand onshoring and nearshoring trends. 

Blog Posts

Control These 3 Areas to Build Long-Term Supply Chain Resiliency

The key to supply chain resilience is deepening the partnership between shippers and carriers. To increase efficiency and strengthen the bond, they must focus on variables that can be controlled and optimized. Here are three key areas to focus on.
Blog Posts

How will the “Nearshoring” Trend Affect the Transportation Map?

Manufacturers and shippers are considering more of a rebalancing than a wholesale rewrite of the rules of global trade. Still, nearshoring changes are significant enough to redraw the maps of the domestic supply chain, especially within the LTL market.
Blog Posts

Onshoring and Nearshoring will Redraw the Shipping Map

Over the next decade, experts predict that thanks to a combination of geopolitics, economics, and concern about supply chains, more manufacturing will be closer to more consumers than ever before. Read about what that means to manufactures, shippers, and carriers.

The Idea Behind “Just-In-Time Plus” and How Manufacturers are Re-Thinking Their Inventory Levels

Holding more inventory still remains unattractive as carrying costs continue to rise in North America. Striking a balance of just-in-time versus a just-in-case supply is where manufacturers will need to better plan, coined a “just-in-time plus” by ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello.


Three Considerations for Domestic Supply Chain Efficiency

Domestic supply chains still remain choppy, and business leaders are looking toward the future to mitigate some of the challenges. What are some key requirements for operational efficiency? Here are three high-level considerations within the current operating environment.


OD CEO on 2023: We Have an Opportunity to Improve Efficiency, Resilience in our World’s Supply Chains

In the last few years, shippers and carriers have been tested like never before, but we’d like to think this stress test has taught us a lot. As the calendar flips, OD CEO Greg Gantt reflects on what opportunities in transportation are in front of us in the new year.

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