Whether you’re talking about race or ethnicity, gender or sexual identification, religion or age, having a diverse workforce is not only the right and moral thing to do, it’s also good business. A recent panel discussion explored how trucking fleets can foster diversity and inclusion.
November 12, 2020
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
Fleets share tactics they’ve taken in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic to cut costs and operate more efficiently.
September 14, 2020
Don Daseke had a unique vision for the nationwide flatbed carrier he built through a decade of acquisitions. But it was time to turn successful top-line growth into bottom-line profits, and that's where Chris Easter came in.
August 25, 2020
As a country and as an industry, we can debate the best ways to address racism. But before we can do that, we must acknowledge and understand that it exists.
July 24, 2020
JLE Industries’ goal is “to be the nation’s premier flatbed carrier.” The Pennsylvania-based company has grown from 15 trucks to 350 in just four years and has big plans for more growth this year and into next.
July 5, 2020
Oren Zaslansky grew up in the trucking business, started a truckload company at age 21, moved on from there to a brokerage, and then decided he wanted to see how he could use technology to totally reinvent how we think about less-than-truckload freight.
July 2, 2020
What is artificial intelligence, and how can you use it in your fleet?
May 21, 2020
There are some tasks that artificial intelligence is really good at – and some that it’s not. And that has implications for the use of AI in trucking, from chatbots to autonomous trucks.
May 21, 2020
Schneider has been racking up the honors for its use of artificial intelligence, so we talked to Brian Stuelpner, Schneider vice president of strategy, planning and architecture, to learn more about AI and how the megafleet is using it in its everyday operations.
May 21, 2020
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
Freight rates on the spot market in April plunged to five-year lows, thanks to plummeting demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. It's so bad, owner-operators have been protesting all over the country, calling for more broker regulation. But is it really a broker problem? Or classic supply and demand?
May 6, 2020
Vallencourt Construction has dash cameras in every one of its 100 vehicles. It’s not a common practice among construction fleets, but for Risk Manager Troy Betts, the decision to install dash cams from Samsara two years ago has gone above and beyond his expectations.
May 1, 2020
Brent and Connie Higgins might not have the same level of resources that larger fleets do in facing the COVID-19 pandemic, but a reputation for top-tier service and an already strong cleanliness ethic are serving them well.
April 26, 2020
How one of the country's largest transportation and logistics companies is responding to the challenges of COVID-19 pandemic, from free telemedicine and distributing personal protective equipment, to a voluntary pay cut for senior management. An interview with Derek Leathers of Werner Enterprises.
April 22, 2020