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Mihlfeld Mile: March 24

Posted by Mihlfeld & Associates on Mar 24, 2020 5:52:30 PM

The Less-than-Truckload market is more stable than other transportation markets at this time, but experiencing the beginnings of a capacity crunch as other modes get squeezed. LTL trends have historically followed Truckload trends. As Truckload spot market prices continues to rise, LTL will not be too far behind. However, not all carriers have the resources to weather this storm.

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Topics: Insider, Logistics Management, 3PL, Shipping

Carrier Specific Information as of 3/23/2020

Posted by Mihlfeld & Associates on Mar 23, 2020 1:45:51 PM

The information below is the most up-to-date information we have that is carrier specific regarding COVID-19. Please review our blog, The Mihlfeld Mile, for additional information by mode and general shipping updates in response to COVID-19.

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Topics: Insider, Logistics Management, 3PL

Understanding the Critical Infrastructure Classification

Posted by Mihlfeld & Associates on Mar 23, 2020 11:00:00 AM

As COVID-19 continues to spread across the United States, state and federal politicians are using terms like non-essential or critical infrastructure to classify businesses. There are few different purposes for the classification one being them to easily distinguish which organizations are necessary to health, safety, and security of the nation. There are 16 critical infrastructure sectors who are deemed vital. Within each of the Critical Infrastructure Sectors, there are specific industries that serve as the foundation of the sector. Below we list the 16 Critical Infrastructure Sectors and the Core Industries within each.

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Topics: Insider, Logistics Management, 3PL, Shipping

Mihlfeld Mile: February 2020

Posted by Mihlfeld & Associates on Feb 26, 2020 9:15:00 AM

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Topics: Insider, Logistics Management, Continuous Improvement, 3PL, Shipping

4 Manufacturing KPIs You Need to Use

Posted by Mihlfeld & Associates on Jul 31, 2019 9:00:00 AM
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How do you know if your department or organization is on the right track? How can you identify problems that might be holding you back from achieving your goals? The answer is as easy as K-P-I.

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Topics: Logistics Management, 3PL, KPI

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