We’ve got horrible roads where I live, lots of bumps and potholes everywhere. Not surprising, I’ve had to replace the shock absorbers on my car more than one time. What does a shock absorber do? They dampen and absorb all those bumps in the road so that your car can travel as smoothly as possible. If you’re a transportation manager, you probably feel like you’ve been the shock absorber of your company’s supply chain and logistics operations, especially the past few years. What does that mean exactly? What actions can companies take to prevent their TMS from becoming a shock absorber? Those are some of the questions that Andy Dyer, President, Transportation Management at AFS Logistics, discusses in this Talking Logistics episode.
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