The Whitehouse unveiled a new plan earlier this month to ramp up recruitment efforts for new truck drivers. Aiming to improve industry retention and the quality of trucking jobs, the plan intends to increase the number of truck drivers on the road by making it faster and easier to get certified. Officials report that the […]
TLC’s Sales and Marketing Manager, Joe Hassenfratz, sits down with the host of The View from Jamestown Podcast, Ben Sawicki, to discuss the state of frieght over the past year and to discuss predictions for 2022.
The highly contested port fee plan, backed by the Biden administration with the intention of motivating container movement, is starting to lose its grandiose. Since the announcement, long-dwelling containers at ports were down by 50%, though the implementation date for the fee itself has been pushed back more than five times already. “My money says […]
Our team had the opportunity to speak with the Inbound Logistics team on their podcast, Inbound Logistics. Listen to TLC’s Joe Hassenfratz discuss the current state of the global supply chain and how he manages day-to-day challenges. Click here to listen.
From coal to computer chips, the world is facing mass shortages in every industry. The main culprit: an energy crisis faced overseas. As the demand for Chinese products grows, China faces challenges set by recent energy-saving regulations due impart to their consumption of fossil fuels to power factories. Bottlenecks in US ports are adding to […]
The Biden administration is facing pressure to lift trade tariffs imposed by the previous Trump administration. The trade association along with several high-profile manufacturers have sent letters imploring the administration to lift tariffs in attempts to provide immediate relief from record-high shipping costs. While the Biden administration has stated that they are in the process […]
Supply chain experts are describing what they call a “perfect storm” when it comes to the current state of supply chains everywhere: truck driver shortages, computer chip shortages, and raw material shortages in almost all industries; combined with a continuous increase in consumer demand, the only thing there seems to be no lack of are […]
Congressmen John Garamendi and Dusty Johnson introduced legislation on August 11th, 2021, in the House of Representatives that would reform the Shipping Act. Shippers and U.S. exporters, specifically, called for the legislation to be reviewed and updated to help protect them from fees and to help ensure capacity. Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Daniel Maffei, a […]
Logistics specialist Joe Hassenfratz discusses supply chain updates, challenges, and what to expect in the coming months with The View from Jamestown’s host, Ben Sawicki.
Alex Azeredo & Josh Savory joined a recent MarketScale B2B Podcast highlighting the benefits of a Third Party Logistics Firm versus Asset Based Carriers. During the half hour discussion, Alex Azeredo explained how companies will save time, money and resources by using a broker, versus attempting to use and engage an asset based carrier. Click […]