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August 15, 2016

Navisphere Carrier App Available for iOS and Android

C.H. Robinson has released the Navisphere Carrier app, designed to support contract motor carriers and their business.

July 26, 2016

Earnings Watch: Hub, C.H. Robinson, Wabash National, Rush Enterprises

The second quarter earnings season continued on Tuesday with companies ranging from a fleet and 3PL to a trailer maker and mega-dealer, with all but one reporting higher earnings than the same time last year.

July 18, 2016

Earnings Watch: J.B. Hunt Improves Second Quarter Profit by 2%

Trucking and intermodal giant J.B. Hunt Transport Services reported its second quarter profit increased just slightly, falling short of Wall Street expectations.

July 12, 2016

MacroPoint Integrates with 3PL Systems' BrokerWare TMS

MacroPoint has announced an integration with transportation management system software provider 3PL Systems to help automate certain processes between shippers and brokers.

July 7, 2016

Carrier Logistics Integration Offers Alternative to EDI

Carrier Logistics will give carriers an alternative option for electronic data interchange feeds through a new integration with project44, the company has announced.

June 30, 2016

Uber, Amazon, and What the Sharing Economy Means for Freight Hauling

Despite all the talk of the “uberization” of trucking and tons of venture capital poured into startups that promise cheap same-day delivery, companies like FedEx and UPS aren’t likely going anywhere soon — but Amazon has been and will continue to be disruptive to the logistics business, according to Richard “Dick” Metzler, chief marketing officer of uShip.

June 21, 2016

Technology to Change Logistics Business, Says Report

U.S. business logistics costs rose at a slower rate last year as supply chain transparency continued to grow in importance, according to the the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ Annual State of Logistics Report.

June 15, 2016

Mergers, Acquisitions Dominate 3PL Market

Big mergers and acquisitions deals changed the third-party logistics market in 2016, with XPO Logistics leading the way with $100 million worth of deals.

June 15, 2016

Q&A: J.B. Hunt's Shelley Simpson on Logistics Trends, Diversity and More

Shelley Simpson is executive vice president, chief marketing officer and president of integrated capacity solutions and truckload for J.B. Hunt. Earlier this year, she received the Women In Trucking Association’s Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award for 2016. She talks to HDT about logistics trends, the importance of diversity and more.

April 18, 2016

Earnings Watch: J.B. Hunt Profit Increases Nearly 9%

J.B. Hunt Transport Services says its first-quarter profit increased 8.9% from a year earlier as revenue rose by 6%, thanks to volume growth, improved network operations, higher equipment utilization, lower maintenance costs and increased contract pricing.

February 22, 2016

How Changes in Retailing Are Driving Changes in Logistics

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.

February 11, 2016

ALK Releases New Software Aimed at Shippers, Brokers, 3PLs

PC*Miler|Rates is designed to provide shippers, brokers and 3PL providers with real-time rate calculations and options for multiple LTL and small package carriers.

December 30, 2015

Girl Scout Cookie Distribution Goes High-Tech

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.

November 17, 2015

C.H. Robinson Continues Chicago Growth

C.H. Robinson, one of the world’s largest logistics providers, has signed a seven-year lease for a 235,000-square-foot commercial office building and warehouse in the Chicago area.

October 27, 2015

Carrier Claim Management System Replaces Spreadsheets

TranSolutions has released the CarrierClaim software system for managing cargo claims of freight carriers.

September 9, 2015

XPO Logistics to Buy Con-way in $3 Billion Deal

XPO Logistics announced late Wednesday that it is buying Con-way Inc. in a $3 billion deal that will make XPO the second largest LTL provider in North America and expand its global contract logistics platform.

August 6, 2015

MacroPoint Offers Tracking Integration With Revenova TMS

MacroPoint announced an integration with Revenova’s multi-modal transportation management system for shippers brokers and third-party logistics companies.

June 29, 2015

Kuehne Nagel Purchases 3PL Provider ReTrans

Memphis, Tenn.-based third party logistics provider ReTrans Inc. is being purchased by the Kuehne Nagel Group, the latest in a series of moves by companies extending their reach into trans-Atlantic freight.

February 6, 2015

Echo Global Logistics Makes Purchase, Increases Profit Almost 70%

Echo Global Logistics Makes Purchase, Increases Profit Almost 70%

February 4, 2015

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Profit Increases 21.5%

The third party logistics provider C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. reported on Tuesday a 21.5% increase in net income for the final quarter of last year while it improved 8.1% for all of 2014.

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