The NATCO Blog

Ideas in Transit

May 20, 2020

Delivering Communication

Every aspect of our 3PL business depends on clear delivery of information‚Ź§ before (and during and after) delivery of actual freight.
May 14, 2020

Forecasting Transportation

"I think the 3PL talent pool will continue to grow. As always, that will depend on someone's willingness to have the longevity to stay."
May 7, 2020

Present and Future Logistics

For consumers, third-party logistics, and the transportation industry, a disorder of change affects consumption, delivery times, and routes.
April 30, 2020

Transporting Freight Back and Forth

In a season of astonishing things, this is really astonishing: 231,000 U.S. bridges need major repair, and 46,000 are structurally deficient.
April 23, 2020
NATCO Update

3PL Carrier Updates

The pandemic, and our response to it, rises and falls in odd waves. "People who buy 50 cans of soup eventually have to...start eating it."
March 11, 2020

Cycles in Transportation

With its own odd logic, the seeming randomness of spikes in the nation's industries and freight logistics has a cycle that approaches rhythm.
February 26, 2020

Future Transport

The pleasing surprise is in seeing statistics that show executives increasingly willing to outsource parts of their essential operations.