This is the first webinar of the 2017 SmartWay Freight Matters! webinar series. It explores how businesses are responding and thriving to key changes in goods movement and product delivery. Bob Costello, chief economist of the American Trucking Associations, shared his observations on how the shift in the U.S. economy to services is changing freight delivery. UPS’ director for global sustainability, Patrick Browne, addressed how UPS is optimizing its network to effectively manage the tremendous upsurge in package delivery and less-than-truckload services. Carla Stickler, senior analyst for carrier solutions and supply chain, The Home Depot discussed the critical role of carrier collaboration and visibility for the world’s largest home improvement chain that experienced a 40% increase in sales via online channels during the 2016 fiscal year.
Webinar Recording: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/7632719941716209923 ExitYou may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
Freight Matters Slides: Key Trends Shaping the Future of Freight (PDF)(42 pp, 4 MB,