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Results of the 24th Annual Third-Party Logistics Study show that 93% of shippers report the relationships they have with their 3PLs generally have been successful. And 99% of 3PLs agree that their relationships with shippers generally have been successful.

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Logistics Costs Climb as Supply-Chain Capacity Tightens

With much thanks to the booming economy, logistics costs incurred by U.S. businesses jumped 11.4% last year, reaching $1.64 trillion– or 8% of the $20.5 trillion gross domestic product of the entire United States in 2018.

How is the Growth of E-Commerce Affecting Trucking?

Some of the issues of most concern to the industry, such as the driver shortage, hours of service, and truck parking, are affected by the growth of e-commerce and omni-channel marketing. A new study by the American Transportation Research Institute analyzes these impacts.

Ryder Rethinks Smart-Warehouse Concept

Ryder System has joined forces with new technology suppliers to showcase smart warehouse operations, such as robotics; autonomous vehicles and drones; sensors and automatic identification tools; and wearable technology.

CFI Takes Over Logistics Company

As part of its continuing expansion into third-party logistics, truckload and logistics company CFI is taking over the operations of sister company Optimal Freight.

Finalists Named for Distinguished Woman in Logistics

The Women In Trucking Association announced the finalists for the fourth annual Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award, established to promote the achievements of women employed in the North American transportation industry.

Choptank Transport Helps Mentor Future Leaders

When it comes to improving the image of the trucking industry and getting young people interested in pursuing careers, it’s hard to beat the personal approach of being involved with your community’s youth. Read about one 3PL's efforts in Deborah Lockridge's All That's Trucking blog.