The Transportation Industry in 2018

transportation industry.

The transportation landscape is continuing to shift at an increasing rate with no signs of letting up. 

Robert Straussburg

Robert Straussburg.

Originally aired
Wedneday, Oct. 31, 2018

Jack Ampuja

Jack Ampuja.

The shipping industry has been in a state of change for many years now—and 2018 has been no exception. Some ongoing concerns include:

  • Shipper consolidation and bankruptcies
  • Increased market domination by a small number of operators
  • Price increases
  • Changes in technology and billing practices
  • Driver shortages 

The transportation landscape is continuing to shift at an increasing rate with no signs of letting up. If your organization utilizes shipping services of any kind, you must stay up to date on industry trends or you may be in for some unpleasant surprises that can dramatically affect your business bottom line. 

Here’s what you can expect from this webinar:

  • Jack Ampuja will share his views on the current state of the shipping industry and focus on trends that will continue to impact your business in the coming years.
  • Bob Strassburg will talk about one aspect of shipping that continues to drive up shipping bills and confuse shippers – dimensional weight.
  • Together, they will discuss best practices that have resulted in significant savings for businesses of all types and sizes. 

Join us for an informative session and for a chance to ask industry experts about your most important shipping issues and concerns.  

**If you are not able to make the live event, please stay registered to receive the follow-up email with a link to the recording

About Robert Strassburg
Bob has over 38 years of experience in business consulting, organizational development and training, executive coaching, project engineering and project/construction management. With bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering from the University at Buffalo, Bob spent the first 25 years of his career working on a wide variety of projects in public works and transportation, manufacturing and industrial gases. 

He is currently the principal consultant and CEO for Trinity Leadership Consulting, LLC, training and coaching in organizations ranging from small businesses and non-profits to Fortune 500 companies. He aids in the principles of planning and logistics, time management, project management, communication, organizational effectiveness and leadership development. He has served clients in areas such as manufacturing, finance, higher education, government, information technology, non-profits, retail sales, health care and many others.

Bob has been certified as a Project Management Professional by the Project Management Institute since 2001.

About Jack Ampuja
Jack Ampuja is the president and CEO of Supply Chain Optimizers and has more than 35 years of supply chain experience with five Fortune 500 firms. He is an experienced supply chain executive having headed both purchasing and logistics organizations.