June 21, 2016
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
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.
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
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
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.
April 29, 2016
Global logistics provider DHL explores 26 key trends it contends could the impact logistics industry in the next five to ten years, in the newly released 2016 edition of its Logistics Trend Radar report.
April 26, 2016
Signaling an increased strategic focus on logistics, USA Truck has re-branded its asset-light logistics business, formerly known as Strategic Capacity Solutions, to USAT Logistics.
April 8, 2016
Shelley Simpson of J.B. Hunt has received the 2016 Women In Trucking Association’s Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award.
March 14, 2016
Canadian supply chain solutions company VersaCold Logistics Services has agreed to acquire Coastal Pacific Xpress, a large refrigerated carrier based in British Columbia.
February 25, 2016
The Women In Trucking Association announced the finalists for the 2nd Annual Distinguished Woman in Logistics award, promoting the achievements of women employed in the North American transportation industry.
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.
January 7, 2016
A new report reveals that nearly 48% of shippers regard M+A activity in logistics as a positive and just over 39% embrace the M+A frenzy because they prefer full-service logistics providers that offer a wider geographical reach.
December 8, 2015
The deadline for the 2016 Women In Trucking Distinguished Woman in Logistics award has been set for Dec. 31, and the organization is still seeking nominations.
October 30, 2015
İmza Lojistik has updated its fleet with 400 Mercedes-Benz Actros 1844 LS trucks. The Turkish logistics company is using them to replace 300 vehicles from its existing fleet and also expand it by 100 new trucks.
September 28, 2015
The truck driver shortage remains a "primary concern” for third-party logistics providers and the shippers they serve, per the 2016 Third-Party Logistics Study.
July 31, 2015
UPS announced it's buying Coyote Logistics, a non-asset-based truckload freight brokerage company, giving it a major presence in the U.S. truckload brokerage market.
June 18, 2015
Cargomatic announced that Sean Whiteley has joined the company as its chief operating officer charged with overseeing operations, sales and marketing efforts for the company.
April 16, 2015
McLeod Software is releasing version 15.1 of its LoadMaster, PowerBroker and LoadMaster LTL software products.
April 13, 2015
Despite the slowing of economic growth late last year on into this year, the economy will pick up steam over the rest of this year, according to the State of Logistics Report Quarterly Update.
April 3, 2015
TMW Systems’ 2014 Transportation and Logistics Study, with data and analysis on driver retention, rising rates, utilization, maintenance and other industry issues, is now available.
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