Below you’ll find an archive of news items related to the Department of Supply Chain Management at the Sam M. Walton College of Business.
FreightWaves Freight Intel Group: Trucking company failures likely to increase in 2019In a new report from the FreightWaves Freight Intel Group – “Why Truck Failures Could Increase in 2019,” – the authors have found that trucking company failures are usually the...read more
Who’s really hauling spot market freight? From the first day of on the job training, a freight broker is taught to focus on owner-operators and micro-fleets (one to three trucks) to find capacity. The tribal knowledge surrounding this belief is: smaller fleets rely on...read more
Are Accidents Involving Large Carriers 30 Times More Likely to Not Be the Carrier’s Fault? The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently proposed and piloted the Crash Preventability Program1 (CPP), which allows...read more
Encouraging behavior change to develop environmental capabilities: Should policy makers use the carrot or the stick?
Encouraging behavior change to develop environmental capabilities: Should policy makers use the carrot or the stick? The carrot and the stick metaphor has long been used to explain how a desired behavior can be induced through rewards and punishments. An extensive...read more