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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,, 3PL, Logistics, Descartes, Last Mile Delivery

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

Uber, HOS Data Seen as Ways to Address Capacity Crunch

June 24, 2015

Some interesting articles about trucking capacity have landed in Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge's in-box recently, as she reports in her "All That's Trucking" blog.

Tags: Information Technology,, Electronic Logging Devices, In the Media, Capacity

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Wednesday, June 24, 2015 5:47 AM | » Comments(2)

Winning the Information Race

January 15, 2014

Trucking today runs on information as much as it does diesel fuel. The days of sending a truck out and not knowing where it was unless the driver found a pay phone and called in to tell you are long behind us. Today we can not only know where that truck is, we can know if the driver’s speeding, if the trailer’s at the right temperature, even if a tire is low on air.

Tags: Telematics, Technology, Hotline, Information Technology, HDT

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Wednesday, January 15, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

Does Santa Need a Routing/Navigation System?

December 16, 2013

How does Santa do what he does? It's a source of speculation among kids of all ages every Christmas season. What if Santa used an intelligent location platform to plan his route around the world?

Tags: Information Technology

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Monday, December 16, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)



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