12/26/2023

2024 Transportation Outlook: What Shippers and Carriers Need to Know

Reading Time: 2 minutes A guest blog by Chris Duncan, SVP of Transportation Heading into 2024, the transportation industry faces persistent challenges like those experienced this past year — suppressed spot and contracted rates, financial pressures on small and mid-size fleets, and ongoing driver shortages. While demand is expected to improve from current softness, other factors will test providers.… Continue reading 2024 Transportation Outlook: What Shippers and Carriers Need to Know

12/05/2023

The 2024 Managed Transportation Outlook: Building Resilience

Reading Time: 3 minutes A guest blog by Jeff Kanterman, SVP of Transportation Management, NFI Heading into 2024, the North American transportation environment will be shaped by cautious optimism amidst economic uncertainty. While demand is expected to begin improving midyear from current softness, shippers must maintain a disciplined approach focused on optimizing costs and supply chain networks. Providers who… Continue reading The 2024 Managed Transportation Outlook: Building Resilience

12/13/2022

2022 NFI Wrapped

2022 NFI Wrapped

Reading Time: 6 minutes 90 Years of Excellence: A Story Still In The Making This year, NFI celebrated its 90th Anniversary, a milestone only made possible by the dedication of our people and partnerships with our customers. Since 1932 we’ve worked to build a culture that empowers employees, embraces innovation, and reinforces our commitment to customers. We thank those… Continue reading 2022 NFI Wrapped

05/23/2022

Using the Digital Twin: 4 Supply Chain Scenarios that Generate Savings

Digital twin business and industrial process modelling. innovation and optimisation.

Reading Time: 4 minutes A guest blog by Felipe Molino, Director of Supply Chain Engineering Solutions at NFI The Supply Chain Digital Twin is a virtual or digital copy of your business that runs parallel to a supply chain system to identify and quantify continuous improvement initiatives. The tool, which visualizes entire networks and uses data to strategically plan… Continue reading Using the Digital Twin: 4 Supply Chain Scenarios that Generate Savings

12/02/2021

Transportation Management: People Led, Technology Enabled

Reading Time: 3 minutes Meet the Team Making TM Operations Seamless Enabled by its proprietary technology, Navitrace, NFI’s experts leverage the most advanced transportation, BI, and analytics platforms to innovate customer networks with full transparency. In this video, Jim Hanselmann and Leanne Entwistle highlight how NFI’s teams are able to build modular microsystems suited for each and every customer… Continue reading Transportation Management: People Led, Technology Enabled

11/04/2021

Houston: A Pioneer of Logistically-Centered Cities

Reading Time: 4 minutes As NFI continues to grow its North American logistics footprint, Houston has emerged as a leading supply chain hub. The area serves as a distribution hotspot with its intricate interstate highway, railroad systems, and access to major seaports for global trade.  Houston is a top-ranked market for transportation, distribution, and all aspects of the supply… Continue reading Houston: A Pioneer of Logistically-Centered Cities

10/29/2021

NFI’s Ambitious Zero-Emission Commitment Leads the Industry in Sustainable Goods Movement

Reading Time: 9 minutes The supply chain industry isn’t known for the quick adoption of sustainable operations, but a leader in third-party logistics is seeking to change that narrative. NFI, one of the nation’s oldest and largest supply chain solutions providers, is pioneering the electrification of zero-emission freight movement in North America. Attendees of the August 31 Advanced Clean… Continue reading NFI’s Ambitious Zero-Emission Commitment Leads the Industry in Sustainable Goods Movement

09/07/2021

ACT Expo Wrap-up: How NFI is Leading the Charge

Reading Time: 3 minutes For ten years the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo has been the largest and most comprehensive assembly of advanced technology commercial vehicles. This year was no different as experts in the industry gathered in Long Beach this past week. Various projects and announcements were featured at the show, all of which will have a significant… Continue reading ACT Expo Wrap-up: How NFI is Leading the Charge

08/24/2021

Transportation Management: An Extension of our Customers’ Team

Reading Time: 3 minutes Meet the Team Making TM Operations Seamless Enabled by technology that gives real-time visibility to transportation networks, our experts make transparent, quick decisions that mitigate costs and increase efficiencies for our customers. In this video, Darren Conner and Tanika Cobb highlight how NFI’s dedication to customer service and nimble decision-making support NFI’s customized solutions, and… Continue reading Transportation Management: An Extension of our Customers’ Team

08/11/2021

Using Technology to Navigate Supply Chain Volatility

Reading Time: 4 minutes Volatility became synonymous with supply chain in 2020 and that trend has continued throughout 2021. Consistent disruptions are forcing shippers to rethink the way they manage their networks. Supply chain visibility is critical when making calculated decisions that help support the health of your business.  Advancements in technology can help fill the gaps exposed by… Continue reading Using Technology to Navigate Supply Chain Volatility