Journal of Transportation Management

Articles from Fall

An Examination of Risk and Resource Sharing Behavior between LTL Trucking Companies and Warehouse Providers
INTRODUCTION Over the last fifteen years the use of third-party logistics services in a supply chain has experienced many changes. Logistics outsourcing, also known as using third-party providers, is: ... the decision to use independent, external...
Carrier Portfolio Management
INTRODUCTION This article investigates the concept of carrier consolidation and how it impacts the performance measurements of the carrier for measured variables to the shipper. It recommends treating the carrier base as a portfolio of assets, with...
NAFTA, Motor Carriers and Highway Safety
INTRODUCTION The signing of the NAFTA agreement in December 1993 marked the beginning of a new era in North American trade relations. However, the benefits of these new trade relationships hinge on free access to markets. While the intent of the...
Some Challenges Facing Logistics Education at the New Millennium
The future for the logistics discipline looks very bright as the new millennium approaches. An increasing amount of anecdotal evidence exists indicating that logistics has moved from an operational to a strategic importance in many firms. More firms...
What Is a Logistics Analyst? A Perspective from One British University on Increasing Student Awareness and Knowledge of Logistics Education and Career Opportunities
INTRODUCTION: HOW IS LOGISTICS KNOWLEDGE ACQUIRED? "For a career in logistics, you must be able to learn and contribute quickly" (Bragdon and Berkowitz 1996, 28). One aim of the work reported here was to investigate whether the rate at which...