Logistics

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April 24, 2018

XPO Brings in Amazon Logistics Exec as COO

XPO Logistics has appointed former Amazon executive Kenneth Wagers as its chief operating officer, succeeding Troy Cooper who has been promoted to the position of president.

April 11, 2018

GlobalTranz CFO Wins Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award

Renee Krug, chief financial officer of GlobalTranz, has been announced as the winner of the fourth annual Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award by the Women In Trucking Association.

March 30, 2018

Port of Los Angeles to Get Container Staging Hub to Improve Cargo Flow

The Harbor Performance Enhancement Center has secured capital for the development of a 5.5 million square foot container staging hub at the Port of Los Angeles.

March 14, 2018

Finalists Named for Distinguished Woman in Logistics

The Women In Trucking Association announced the finalists for the fourth annual Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award, established to promote the achievements of women employed in the North American transportation industry.

February 9, 2018

Remembering the Red Ball Express

African-American soldiers risked their lives to keep the U.S. Army supplied during World War II and became legends in the process.

January 9, 2018

Women In Trucking Seeks Distinguished Woman in Logistics Nominations

Women In Trucking Association and Truckstop.com are seeking nominations for the 2018 Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award, recognizing the achievements and leadership of outstanding individuals in logistics in North America.

November 28, 2017

Blockchain Group Expands to Include All Transportation Types

The group formerly known as the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance has expanded its mission and been renamed the Blockchain in Transport Alliance, reflecting its widened focus on all forms of transportation.

November 7, 2017

UPS is Latest to Join Blockchain Group

UPS has joined the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance, stating that it sees a need to create industry standards and protocols to enable blockchain platforms to operate together with established technologies.

November 3, 2017

Blockchain Explained, Part 2: What Can it Do?

Blockchain will start out as a platform to enable real-time transparency in logistics. But its future potential could transform trucking operations completely, explains Senior Editor Jack Roberts in his Truck Tech blog.

October 31, 2017

Q&A: Kenco's Richard Scott on Amazon's Fleet and Trucking Technologies

New technology and new, big-name players are rapidly transforming trucking. Richard Scott, vice president of logistics solutions provider Kenco, gives his thoughts on the fast pace of change in trucking.

October 25, 2017

Blockchain Explained, Part I

In Part I of this two-part blog series, HDT senior editor Jack Roberts explains how the widely misunderstood blockchain concept works and how it will soon superpower logistics operations around the globe.

October 23, 2017

TMW Systems Reveals Plans for Blockchain System

TMW Systems says it is developing a new blockchain system for trucking with the potential to create a transparent, secure, real-time logistics matrix that could save the industry as much as $80 million a year.

October 9, 2017

Freight Brokers International to Acquire Consolidated Carriers

Freight Brokers International Corp., the FBI Group, announced an agreement to acquire Consolidated Carriers, a non-asset based freight broker in Markham, Ontario, Canada.

October 5, 2017

3PL Market Revenues Could Top $1.1 Trillion by 2022

The global third-party logistics market could exceed $1.1 trillion dollars in the next five years as e-commerce and outsourcing fuels its growth.

October 4, 2017

3PL Study Finds Growing Potential in Blockchain, Automation

A global study stresses the importance of adapting to emerging technologies for third-party logistics companies and shippers, including blockchain and automation to provide better services to end customers.

July 28, 2017

The 3D Future: Is It a Print?

E-commerce is all the rage these days, but inventory requirements for shippers may actually decline in the years ahead if 3D printing catches fire.

June 29, 2017

A Logistical Close Shave

Gillette now offers razor blade sales direct to its customers. But why is that an important development for truck fleets nationwide? Blog commentary by Senior Editor Jack Roberts.

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.

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