The NATCO Blog

Ideas in Transit

April 22, 2022

Tweaking Freight Logistics

And there it is: those hundreds of additional miles actually allowing movement of freight in a quicker way.
April 15, 2022

Carriers: Cash and Roll

The owner-operator enjoys the freedom to negotiate any given movement of freight. You work for a company, you get assigned.
April 7, 2022

Supply Chain Imbalance

Part of this is from a drop in inventory, combined with the record cost of warehousing. As in: it's costing more money to keep less inventory.
March 24, 2022

The Hydrogen Helper

Think of your smartphone charging only up to 75 percent, leaving you to wonder about that other 25 percent.
March 18, 2022

Diminished Deadheading

A silver lining to this combo of higher prices and high rate of deadheading? Maybe so: 86% think fuel economy is an important consideration.
March 11, 2022

Smoothing the Highway Ribbon

Among other things, those roads of politics and conflict lead directly to the roads on which our economy drives.
February 25, 2022

Butter, Bottlenecks, and Freight

Our butter's in a jam. Prices are up 40%. That's nobody's fault. Or everybody's fault. Depends on who you ask.