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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-part logistics providers are an integral part of the transportation and logistics industry.

October 26, 2020

Technology Preparedness Key to Surviving Disruption: McLeod

Technology Preparedness Key to Surviving Disruption: McLeod

Trucking and transportation companies that were well-prepared to deal with disruption using technology and processes have typically done well during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Tom McLeod, founder and president of McLeod Software, kicking off his company’s 30th annual user conference Sept. 29.

September 29, 2020

How Trucking Fleets are Running Lean to Survive COVID
Fighting Racism, Promoting Inclusion Starts with Listening [Commentary]
3 Ways COVID-19 May Change the Trucking Industry in the Long Haul

3 Ways COVID-19 May Change the Trucking Industry in the Long Haul

The past few months of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic mean some changes – possibly for the better – will remain in trucking long after the virus is no longer viewed as a threat. HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares takeaways from a recent webinar.

June 12, 2020

Trucking Through the Pandemic

Trucking Through the Pandemic

How trucking fleets are responding to the onslaught of the COVID-19 crisis and its effect on the trucking industry.

May 27, 2020

5 Ways AI Can Help Trucking
6 COVID-19 Takeaways from Fleets

6 COVID-19 Takeaways from Fleets

Executives from Hub Group, M&W Logistics, and U.S. Xpress share how their fleets dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic, from creating business continuity plans to telecommuting to helping drivers with coronavirus symptoms.

May 15, 2020

How to Make Working from Home Work

How to Make Working from Home Work

Millions of people are working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, including large percentages of trucking fleet office staffs. How will this unplanned experiment affect the future of the office? HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares insight from working at home for more than 20 years.

May 13, 2020

Truck Drivers Need Communication More than Ever During COVID-19 Crisis
Sitting Down with HDT's 2020 Truck Fleet Innovators

Sitting Down with HDT's 2020 Truck Fleet Innovators

We all know someone who is never satisfied with the way things are — who’s always tinkering, always pushing the envelope, always looking for ways to do things better, like our 2020 Truck Fleet Innovators.

April 22, 2020

Roadmaster Group: Communication Key During COVID-19

Roadmaster Group: Communication Key During COVID-19

“Our saying right now is, truckers are first responders. It doesn’t matter if it’s a disaster like a hurricane or a national emergency like this,” says John Wilbur, CEO of the Roadmaster Group, in describing his company’s efforts to support drivers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 17, 2020

Trucking Industry Events Cancelled, Postponed Due to COVID-19 Outbreak
Don’t Use a Cannon to Swat a Mosquito [Commentary]

Don’t Use a Cannon to Swat a Mosquito [Commentary]

Entrepreneurship is intertwined with the American Dream. In trucking, drivers may work as an independent contractor as a stepping stone on the path to running a full-fledged trucking company, or they may just prefer the independence of being an owner-operator.

February 14, 2020

ConMet SmartHub Helps Monitor Wheel Hub Health

ConMet SmartHub Helps Monitor Wheel Hub Health

ConMet is in final fleet validation of its new PreSet Plus SmartHub, a hub health monitoring system that will inform fleets anytime a wheel hub is operating outside of normal parameters.

November 15, 2019