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How E-Commerce Trends Are Affecting Final Mile Logistics

A bi-annual survey into home delivery and final mile finds that customers want their e-commerce orders faster and faster – and they want them free. But it’s hardly free for the companies doing the delivering, and it’s driving changes in the retail supply chain that may affect even carriers not in the final-mile business.

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XPO Brings in Amazon Logistics Exec as COO

XPO Logistics has appointed former Amazon executive Kenneth Wagers as its chief operating officer, succeeding Troy Cooper who has been promoted to the position of president.

GlobalTranz CFO Wins Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award

Renee Krug, chief financial officer of GlobalTranz, has been announced as the winner of the fourth annual Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award by the Women In Trucking Association.

Port of Los Angeles to Get Container Staging Hub to Improve Cargo Flow

The Harbor Performance Enhancement Center has secured capital for the development of a 5.5 million square foot container staging hub at the Port of Los Angeles.

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.

Remembering the Red Ball Express

African-American soldiers risked their lives to keep the U.S. Army supplied during World War II and became legends in the process.

Women In Trucking Seeks Distinguished Woman in Logistics Nominations

Women In Trucking Association and Truckstop.com are seeking nominations for the 2018 Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award, recognizing the achievements and leadership of outstanding individuals in logistics in North America.

Blockchain Explained, Part 2: What Can it Do?

Blockchain will start out as a platform to enable real-time transparency in logistics. But its future potential could transform trucking operations completely, explains Senior Editor Jack Roberts in his Truck Tech blog.

Blockchain Explained, Part I

In Part I of this two-part blog series, HDT senior editor Jack Roberts explains how the widely misunderstood blockchain concept works and how it will soon superpower logistics operations around the globe.

The 3D Future: Is It a Print?

E-commerce is all the rage these days, but inventory requirements for shippers may actually decline in the years ahead if 3D printing catches fire.