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
As FMCSA looks to fast track its proposal to update hours of service regulations it is important that fleets and trucking industry stakeholders take the time to read and voice their opinions of the changes.
September 4, 2019
Flying Star Transport integrated its dispatch, in-truck technology and accounting system, while meeting the new ELD mandate and addressing demand for more real-time data. As a result the petroleum-hauling fleet has seen real gains in efficiency.
August 14, 2019
Recent closures have prompted headlines touting trucking’s “bloodbath” and “apocalypse.” But anyone who has been in this business for very long at all knows trucking is extremely cyclical.
July 26, 2019
Logistics and supply chains used to be the worries of shippers and third-party logistics companies. Editor-in-Chief Deborah Lockridge explains how supply chain and logistics trends affect the trucking industry in ways that mean even small carriers need to stay on top of it.
July 10, 2019
Any time you’re having a meal away from home, it’s been delivered by members of the International Foodservice Distributors Association. But its members are facing new challenges. Learn how it wants to address the driver shortage and more.
April 12, 2019
Many fleets say 2018 was one of their best years ever, but smaller carriers (1-100 trucks), while growing, struggle with challenges such as drivers, high fuel and insurance costs, government regulations and fierce competition. HDT has an exclusive first look at a new survey by Bibby Financial Services.
March 21, 2019
John Fershtand, director of fleet operations and energy management for Ben E. Keith Foods, is a math whiz who loves anything on wheels.
March 16, 2012