Logistics

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June 15, 2017

Next Trucking Expands Online Freight Shipping Platform

The new service is designed to connect small- to medium-sized international shippers with North American truckers and fleets to streamline logistics and provide transparency for both parties.

June 1, 2017

NYC Renews Contract with XPO for Emergency Response Programs

The City of New York has renewed a contract with XPO Logistics, positioning the company as the logistics manager for NYC's Logistics Shelter Support and Commodity Distribution programs.

May 24, 2017

The Gig Economy Comes to Trucking

Owner-operators and small fleets have been pronounced DOA many times over the past several years. But if new technology like Uber Freight can breathe much-needed life into the owner-operator market, that can only be a good thing for trucking, says Jack Roberts in his Truck Tech blog.

April 10, 2017

Rush Trucking Corp. CEO Earns Women in Trucking Logistics Honor

The winner of the Women in Trucking Association's 2017 Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award is Andra Rush, who has been honored extensively for her innovative job creation and manufacturing ingenuity.

March 16, 2017

The Long and the Short of Truckload Today

In the third part of our Trucking in the 21st Century series, we look at how the length of haul is no longer the yardstick for truckload — innovation and flexibility are.

March 15, 2017

The Hottest Industry In The Land

Suddenly, lots of new names are very interested in the North American trucking industry. What, exactly, is going on? Jack Roberts offers his answer to that in his Truck Tech blog.

February 22, 2017

UPS Team Tackles Complex Cross-Border Logistics

In 2014, UPS established a center of excellence for U.S.-Mexico trade. A team of experts evaluated and improved offerings, focusing on shippers’ needs. Then early last year, UPS announced it had strengthened those cross-border services.

February 15, 2017

DB Schenker Buys Stake in Online Freight-Matching Company uShip

Global logistics company DB Schenker reportedly is taking a $25 million stake in U.S.-based uShip, which uses online technology to match freight shippers and carriers.

January 13, 2017

XPO Scores Cummins Supply Chain Contract

Transportation and logistics solutions provider XPO Logistics has been awarded a supply chain contract from Cummins to support its global customer base with parts distribution.

January 5, 2017

WIT Seeks Nominees for Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award

The Women In Trucking Association and Truckstop.com are seeking nominations for the 2017 Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award.

December 5, 2016

Morrison Express Expands Cross-Border Services in El Paso

Logistics, transportation and supply chain management provider Morrison Express is expanding its offering in El Paso, Texas, providing improved cross-border capabilities and logistics.

December 1, 2016

Women In Trucking Seeks Nominations for Logistics Award

Women In Trucking and Truckstop.com are seeking nominations for the 2017 Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award, which recognizes the achievements and leadership of women in logistics in North America.

November 10, 2016

Bennett International Creates New Logistics Company

Georgia-based transportation company Bennett International has announced the creation of Boss Engineered Logistics, a non-asset based transportation logistics firm.

August 2, 2016

England Logistics Opens Atlanta Offices

The freight brokerage firm England Logistics has opened a new office in Atlanta, Ga., to accommodate the company’s growth in the region.

July 4, 2016

UShip Signs Exclusive Contract with DB Schenker to Automate Road Freight

Online shipping and freight automation provider uShip has partnered with Germany-based global logistics company DB Schenker to power an online trucking platform launching later this year in Europe.

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.

May 10, 2016

TMW Report: Carriers Face Declining Utilization

In the past 12 months, truckload carriers have been facing declining equipment utilization despite solid financial gains driven by a better rate environment, according to TMW Systems’ latest Transportation & Logistics Study.

May 4, 2016

Logistic Dynamics Offers Freight Tracking With MacroPoint

Transportation management company Logistic Dynamics, Inc., has partnered with asset tracking provider MacroPoint to offer freight tracking for shippers, brokers, third-party logistics companies and carriers.

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