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2021 HDT Fact Book: Winners in Logistics Adapt to Fast-Changing Demands
Blume Uses Data to Speed Truck Turnaround Time at Ports
Port Bottlenecks Trigger Federal Investigation

Port Bottlenecks Trigger Federal Investigation

Severe bottlenecks at a number of U.S. ocean ports have prompted the Federal Maritime Commission to look into whether ocean lines’ detention, demurrage, and container policies are making the situation worse.

November 24, 2020

Trends, Issues Affecting Brokers and 3PLs

Trends, Issues Affecting Brokers and 3PLs

Whether you think they are a necessary evil or run a brokerage business yourself, there’s little doubt that freight brokers and third-party logistics providers are an integral part of the transportation and logistics industry.

October 26, 2020

COVID-Scrambled Supply Chains Require More Flexibility Than Ever

COVID-Scrambled Supply Chains Require More Flexibility Than Ever

After a record-setting year in 2018, where tight capacity led to rate increases for carriers, 2019 was back to a more normal year in freight and logistics, and the industry was poised for a solid 2020—and then the pandemic hit. What this means for logistics and transportation professionals is highlighted in the 31st annual State of Logistics Report from the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.

June 24, 2020

Re-Opening Measures Positively Affect Truck Freight, Rates
COVID-19 Strains Last-Mile Delivery Logistics

COVID-19 Strains Last-Mile Delivery Logistics

The latest news from Amazon that it is pausing a test of a service that would compete with UPS and FedEx reflects the strain that the COVID-19 pandemic is placing on last-mile delivery logistics.

April 8, 2020

XPO Looking to Sell or Spin Off Some of its Business

XPO Looking to Sell or Spin Off Some of its Business

After several years of building a logistics giant through rapid-fire acquisitions, XPO Logistics now says it’s looking into the possible sale or spin-off of one or more business units – anything but the core less-than-truckload business – as part of a “review of strategic alternatives.”

January 16, 2020

PowerFleet's Chris Wolfe on Changing the Way Fleets Manage Assets, Cargo
Wilson Logistics Adopts Next-Generation TMS Platform

Wilson Logistics Adopts Next-Generation TMS Platform

Wilson Logistics, a Missouri-based multi-modal transportation and logistics service provider, is using new technology in the form of the cloud-based EKA Omni-TMS to help it meet shipper needs for real-time visibility and integration.

January 6, 2020

Visibility, Communication Key to Shipper-Carrier Relationships
Q&A: Lidia Yan is Changing the Drayage Market

Q&A: Lidia Yan is Changing the Drayage Market

With a background in logistics and e-commerce in both the U.S. and China, Lidia Yan recognized a market need for a simpler, technology-enabled marketplace to match freight with capacity. In 2015, she founded Next, a trucker-centric freight-matching app and marketplace. Since then, she has led the company to 500% revenue growth.

September 27, 2019

A Supply Chain Geek Explains How Technology is Changing Logistics

A Supply Chain Geek Explains How Technology is Changing Logistics

There are plenty of startup companies that say they can revolutionize logistics by using technology to make it more efficient. Yet there are many within the transportation and trucking industry already doing that. One of them is Schneider.

September 6, 2019

How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Solve Real-World Trucking and Logistics Challenges
Q&A: ArcBest’s McReynolds on Logistics and Leadership
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