Friday Five

Friday Five

The Friday Five: How tariffs, technology and resources are changing the logistics industry

Even though we’re witnessing historic demand for Asian exports, it appears that the recent U.S.-China trade war has started to reshape global sourcing and logistics. And we’re not out of the woods yet when it comes to container pricing and capacity constraints.
May 14, 2021
Friday Five

The Friday Five: Summertime, and the shipping ain’t easy

There’s no rest for global logistics this summer as all projections point to continued headaches with the price and availability of freight. We dive deeper and explore how outside effects continue to push LSPs to adapt in this Friday Five.
May 7, 2021
Friday Five

The Friday Five: Happy Birthday, Container Shipping!

Containerization turns 65, DSV acquires GIL from Agility, 2021’s top IT Logistics Providers are announced, and Matt Gunn talks digital transformation with Supply Chain Digital
April 30, 2021
Friday Five

Digitally transforming the supply chain [Podcast]

Slync’s Matt Gunn sat down with Emily Cook, host and editor of The Supply Chain Podcast, to discuss digitally transforming the supply chain. Specifically, the duo hits on the role that humans play in the change journey and how to improve multi-party interactions.
April 26, 2021
Friday Five

The Friday Five: Can logistics lead the way?

As the world celebrates Earth Day, we take a look at how two industries near and dear to our hearts are working to apply practical approaches to the global reduction of emissions. We also look ahead to the expansion of the logistics industry and job opportunities it can bring.
April 23, 2021
Friday Five

How to become a more sustainable logistics service provider

The past decade has seen a significant shift toward sustainable business practices in the logistics industry. But when it comes to turning words into actions, the first few steps are often the hardest.
April 22, 2021
Friday Five

The Friday Five: Want your containers back? That’ll be $1 billion

Queue your Dr. Evil impressions, if you were hoping to see any items stowed on the Ever Given, it’s going to cost you almost $1 billion. Elsewhere in the industry, meteorologists predict a challenging Atlantic hurricane season in 2021, and we have a conversation on FreightWaves’ stackd podcast to talk about the human side of digital transformation.
April 16, 2021
Friday Five

Building freight tech with human workflows in mind [Podcast]

What role do humans play in digital transformation? Why does interoperability between systems create new opportunities? How can you maximize the ROI of your logistics technology investments? Slync’s Chris Kirchner sat down with host Adam Robinson to discuss these topics and more on a recent episode of FreightWaves’ stackd podcast.
April 15, 2021
Friday Five

The Friday Five: Despite turmoil, it’s high times for the logistics industry

It’s not all bad news for the logistics industry — record levels of demand and a continued shortage of capacity are causing LSPs to rise to the occasion and grow their businesses along the way. And just when you thought things were getting back to normal, fallout from the Suez Canal continues to affect ports and air cargo. All that and a game of golf in this week’s Friday Five!
April 9, 2021

Industry Insights

Industry Insights

Outdated booking and allocation processes are slowing down the supply chain

Are you addressing the symptom or the disease behind global freight congestion? A look at how outdated processes like booking and allocation hurt LSPs.
June 28, 2021
Industry Insights

Leveraging orchestration to overcome global logistics inefficiencies

Global logistics has inherent challenges. Tapping into the hidden potential of your people and data can unlock the ability for logistics orchestration.
June 23, 2021
Industry Insights

WACO Members to Benefit from Digital Logistics Processes with

The WACO System (WACO) has appointed award-winning global logistics software as a service company as an Associate Vendor Member
May 12, 2021
Industry Insights Among Top Logistics IT Providers in 2021

The logistics automation solutions provider was included in Inbound Logistics’ annual listing of top logistics technology firms
April 26, 2021
Industry Insights Expands Leadership Team, Adding Paul Pessutti as Chief Revenue Officer

Paul Pessutti, a software and logistics industry veteran, has joined as its new Executive Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer
April 5, 2021
Industry Insights

Two Leaders Recognized as 2021 Pros to Know

Two leaders, Nikolaus Sievers and Richard Lopez, are named “2021 Pros To Know” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive
March 16, 2021
Industry Insights

Slync Tees Up Partnership with Professional Golfer Erik van Rooyen, a global leader in logistics operating process and system orchestration for global logistics providers and shippers, expands its investment in the world of professional golf, announcing its newest partnership with European and PGA Tour professional, Erik van Rooyen. 
March 4, 2021
Industry Insights

Dallas Stars Announce as Official Logistics Partner

Dallas Stars announce official logistics partnership with, a technology innovator in logistics process automation and system orchestration
March 3, 2021
Industry Insights Announces $60 Million Series B with lead investment from Goldman Sachs Growth, a global leader in logistics operating process and system orchestration for global logistics providers and shippers, today announced the closing of its $60 million Series B funding round.
February 3, 2021