June 21, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: 3PL, Logistics, State of Logistics Report
June 15, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Amazon.com, Trend Analysis, 3PL, Logistics, Mergers & Acquisitions, XPO Logistics
May 10, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Utilization, Survey, TMW Systems, Logistics
May 4, 2016 - Product News
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.
Tags: Macropoint, Freight, Logistics, Asset Tracking
April 29, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: DHL, Logistics
April 26, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: USA Truck, Logistics, Rebranding
April 8, 2016 - Industry News
Shelley Simpson of J.B. Hunt has received the 2016 Women In Trucking Association’s Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award.
Tags: Leadership, Awards, J.B. Hunt, Women in Trucking Association, People, Women in Trucking, Logistics
March 14, 2016 - Industry News
Canadian supply chain solutions company VersaCold Logistics Services has agreed to acquire Coastal Pacific Xpress, a large refrigerated carrier based in British Columbia.
Tags: Canada, LTL, Logistics, Mergers & Acquisitions, Truckload
February 25, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Awards, Women in Trucking, Logistics, Women
January 7, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Logistics, Mergers & Acquisitions
December 8, 2015 - Industry News
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 - Global News
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.
Tags: Turkey, Logistics, Mercedes-Benz Actros
September 28, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Driver Shortage, Logistics
July 31, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: UPS, Logistics, Mergers & Acquisitions
June 18, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Information Technology, People, Shippers, Load Board, Logistics
April 13, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Railroads, Intermodal, Truck Tonnage, GDP, Logistics, State of Logistics Report
April 3, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Survey, TMW Systems, Logistics, Truckload
April 1, 2015 - Industry News
Women In Trucking has announced the finalists for its inaugural Distinguished Woman in Logistics award, which aims to promote the achievements of women in the transportation industry.
Tags: Awards, People, Women in Trucking, Logistics
February 4, 2015 - Industry News
A. Duie Pyle opened a logistics center featuring all of the company's services under one roof. It is located in Westampton, N.J., 25 miles to the northeast of Philadelphia.
Tags: LTL, Logistics, Truckload, A. Duie Pyle
January 5, 2015 - Industry News
ABF Logistics acquired the privately held truckload brokerage firm Smart Lines Transportation Group for $5.17 million in cash. The acquisition of the Oklahoma City-based company will expand ABF's third-party logistics operations into the Oklahoma City market.
Tags: ABF, Logistics, Mergers & Acquisitions, ArcBest Corp., 3PL
The Canada-based customs broker Farrow Co. has acquired CK Logistics Inc., an established customs broker and logistics firm headquartered in San Antonio.
Tags: Canada, Cross-Border Trucking, Brokers, Logistics, Mergers & Acquisitions
December 31, 2014 - Industry News
Cowan Systems announced that Dennis Morgan will be the new president of the company effective Jan. 1, 2015. Morgan is leaving his current role as the company’s chief operating officer.
Tags: Leadership, People, Cowan Systems LLC, Logistics, Promotions
December 30, 2014 - Industry News
FedEx acquired third party logistics company Genco, expanding the company’s portfolio to include reverse logistics which deals with the processing of returns for retailers.
Tags: 3PL, Logistics, Mergers & Acquisitions, FedEx, FedEx Ground
October 8, 2014 - Industry News
SAN DIEGO -- The American Trucking Associations board of directors elected Duane Long as the federation’s 70th chairman. Long is the chairman of Longistics, a full-service provider of global logistics solutions based in Raleigh, N.C.
Tags: North Carolina, People, Logistics, ATA, Leadership, American Trucking Associations, ATA MC&E
September 23, 2014 - Industry News
Brokers and third-party logistics providers are feeling the labor squeeze along with the trucking industry, according to Robert Voltmann, president and CEO of the Transportation Intermediaries Association.
Tags: 3PL, Brokers, Logistics, TMW Systems, Capacity
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