Logistics

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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.

April 29, 2016

DHL Report Scopes out Logistics Trends to Watch

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

USA Truck Renames Asset-Light Business

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

J.B. Hunt Executive Wins Distinguished Women In Logistics Award

Shelley Simpson of J.B. Hunt has received the 2016 Women In Trucking Association’s Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award.

March 14, 2016

Logistics Company Buys Coastal Pacific Xpress

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

WIT Names Finalists for Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award

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

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.

January 7, 2016

Logistics M+A Boom Echoes into New Year

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

Women In Trucking Seeks Nominations for Logistics Award

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

Turkish Logistics Fleet Adds 400 Actros Trucks

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

Driver Shortage A 'Primary Concern' to 3PLs & Shippers

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 Buys Coyote Logistics For $1.8 Billion

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 Hires New Chief Operating Officer

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 Upgrades Core Transportation Software

McLeod Software is releasing version 15.1 of its LoadMaster, PowerBroker and LoadMaster LTL software products.

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