NUTC Executive Education Series: Freight Transportation and Logistics

Securing Capacity in a Dynamic Industry 

June 15-17, 2015

In the current business environment operators and their customers are experiencing a capacity constrained global market and rising cost structures.  In this dynamic situation, freight transportation and logistics decisions must be managed with regard to pricing, service, access, mode selection, and contractual arrangements.  Strategies for success for both the transportation buyers and sellers must continually adapt in this changing landscape.

To address these challenges, the Northwestern University Transportation Center has developed a customized program for transportation and logistics executives and those who invest, raise capital, and provide services for the sector. The 2015 program provided insight into the rapidly changing domestic and international transportation industry, including air, rail, truck, marine, package, third party logistics, and other non-asset sectors such as brokerage.

Topics covered included:

  • Overall Domestic Trends
  • Motor Carriers
  • Railroads
  • Intermodal
  • Data and Analytics
  • Third Party Logistics (3PLs)
  • International Logistics Trends
  • Global Sourcing
  • Air Cargo
  • Ocean / Maritime
  • Freight Intermediaries
  • eCommerce Trends
  • Package / Parcel Shipping
  • Freight Brokerage

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