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Uber, Otto Talk About Plans to Transform Trucking

Photo via Otto blog

September 28, 2016

The term "Uber for trucking" is at risk of becoming a generic term, being used for a variety of new apps aimed at automating the load booking process, but Uber is making big plans to make "Uber for trucking" a reality, according to a new report from Reuters.

Tags: 3PL, Brokers, Uber, Autonomous Vehicles, Otto

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Wednesday, September 28, 2016 6:01 AM | » Comments(1)

How Changes in Retailing Are Driving Changes in Logistics

In the future, delivery drones may be added to the last-mile logistics mix as well. Photo: Amazon

February 22, 2016

Consumer expectations for last-mile, same-day and home delivery have drastically changed, thanks to the likes of Amazon and department stores that offer same day delivery and in-store pick up. Deborah Lockridge explores the topic with Descartes' Chris Jones in her "All That's Trucking" blog.

Tags: Information Technology, E-commerce, Amazon.com, 3PL, Logistics, Descartes, Last Mile Delivery

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Monday, February 22, 2016 2:58 PM | » Comments(0)

Girl Scout Cookie Distribution Goes High-Tech

Pallets of cookies awaiting distribution at Evans Distributiong. Photo: Evans

December 30, 2015

Girl Scout cookie sales have gone digital, and Detroit-based Evans Distribution Systems is handling the shipping for more than a million boxes of Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs and more. Deborah Lockridge, parent of a Girl Scout herself, has more in her All That's Trucking blog.

Tags: 3PL, Girl Scouts, Evans Distributing

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Wednesday, December 30, 2015 9:18 AM | » Comments(0)

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