Weather Related Service Update: Severe Storms and Heavy Rain

Severe Storm Potential Shifts into the East Wintry Weather in the Upper Great Lakes The National Weather Service has announced severe storms with potential for damaging winds and brief tornadoes can be expected across the Southeast. Strong to severe storms will be possible into the Ohio Valley and southern Mid-Atlantic. Some storms may produce locally… Continue Reading

Railroad Contract Negotiations Update

UPDATE 3/22/2022: On March 22, 2022, the “TCRC – Train and Engine Negotiating Committee agreed to enter binding arbitration with CP, ending the TCRC strike action that began over the weekend.” The unions applied to the National Mediation Board (NMB) for a federal mediator to be assigned to the negotiations March 11th-16th, 2022. If the mediation… Continue Reading

Using Technology to Tackle Modern Supply Chain Challenges

  Logistics and transportation networks continued to face a litany of challenges in 2022. Here’s how technology can help shippers work through these issues and plan for future success.  As logistical bottlenecks and related disruptions continue to impact supply chains worldwide, shippers have been facing a new lineup of challenges so far in 2022. Much… Continue Reading

Odyssey Named To Forbes List of America’s Best Midsize Employers

Odyssey is thrilled to be named on Forbes 2022 list of America’s Best Midsize Employers list for the second consecutive year, ranking in the top 10 of transportation and logistics firms. Forbes annually recognizes and ranks U.S. employers based on an independent survey that evaluates the attitude of employees toward their own company and the… Continue Reading

Weather Related Service Update: Multi-Hazard Storm

Powerful Storm To Sweep Through Eastern Half of U.S. The National Weather Service has announced a powerful storm is expected to sweep through the Eastern half of the U.S. over the next day or so with multiple hazards.  A narrow zone of heavy snow and a wintry mix is anticipated from the south-central Plains to… Continue Reading

Three Ways to Leverage Sustainability as a Growth Engine

A keen focus on sustainability is paramount to doing business in today’s environment. When designed and executed properly, sustainability does more than protect and improve the environment. It can help shippers and carriers build stronger, more profitable supply chains — while providing people across the world with dependable access to food, medicine and other essential… Continue Reading

Supply Chain Network Optimization Boosts Visibility, Cuts Costs

To improve supply chain operations and reduce costs, organizations today need full visibility into their supply chains. Still, most companies keep supply chain data siloed in disparate locations and spreadsheets — making it difficult to uncover opportunities to improve. The Logistics Bureau reports that 69% of organizations don’t have full visibility of their supply chains…. Continue Reading

Weather Related Service Update: Snow and Ice Across the Central U.S.

Winter Storm Shifts to the Northeast   The National Weather Service has announced the expansive winter storm will shift into the Northeast bringing heavy snow, sleet, and freezing rain.  The locations previously impacted by snow and or ice from this storm will experience below-freezing temperatures into the weekend which may prolong hazardous winter weather conditions… Continue Reading