Transportation-industry economist launches website

DC Velocity's chief economist, Noël Perry, says Transport Futures site will offer insight and data for transport decision makers. Strategy

Port of Vancouver opens light-industrial building

DC Velocity

Vancouver, Wash., facility offers 125,000 square feet for clients in advanced manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution. Material Handling

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Industrial Pack

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Toyota Industries acquires Peach State Integrated Technologies

DC Velocity

Forklift leader to run consultancy as unit of Bastian Solutions division. Move beefs up Toyota's North American e-commerce capabilities. Systems Integration

Prologis buys DCT Industrial

Automotive Logistics

Prologis is buying rival US-based logistics real estate developer DCT Industrial for $8.4 The acquisition gives Prologis more than 65 hectares of additional industrial project space and almost 80 hectares of land in pre-development, predominantly in Seattle, Atlanta, South Florida and Southern California. Along with BMW, Prologis supports a range of logistics providers servicing the automotive industry including Ceva, DB Schenker, DHL, Geodis, Kuehne + Nagel and XPO Logistics.

Trucking industry seeks to avoid ‘robot apocalypse’

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The post Trucking industry seeks to avoid ‘robot apocalypse’ appeared first on The Loadstar. Are robots going to make humans redundant? It’s a question more films than necessary have asked.

Maersk calls for industry-wide paperless platform

Automotive Logistics

Global shipping giant Maersk Group has begun piloting an industry-wide paperless platform in a joint venture project with IBM aimed at speeding up trade transactions. There are precedents for this in the ocean freight industry.

Fragmentation in the 3PL Industry

Apparel Logistics

In most industries, there are brands or companies that are viewed as the clear leaders. However, in the third-party logistics (3PL) sector, the state of the industry is fragmented. The Industry Is Worth Billions.

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LTL industry seeing strongest growth in nearly 10 years, C.H. Robinson chief says

DC Velocity

Wiehoff says LTL demand goosed by more small shipments moving in "middle-mile" service between DCs. Transportation

Liverpool Maritime Sector Praised by Industry Heavyweight

Logistics Business Magazine

Liverpool city region’s £4bn powerhouse maritime sector will lead the UK’s industrial strategy in the coming decades – so says one of the country’s industry leaders. He spoke at a top-level industry dinner at Liverpool’s Malmaison Hotel organised by Mersey Maritime.

Can IT help the shipping industry deep-six the container "no-show" problem?

DC Velocity

Better visibility, forecasting, and ironclad digital contracts are all in play in a bid to end the vicious cycle. Transportation

How the maritime industry can compete in the age of Amazon

DC Velocity

Port of Long Beach head says ecosystem must adopt "24/7 thinking" and a range of operational improvements to meet businesses' need for speed. Transportation

Delivery Drones? Industrial Paper Airplanes!

Logistics Matter

Industrial Paper Airplanes! Who didn’t fold paper airplanes as a kid? I sure did. Threw them out my bedroom window, until the neighbors complained about all the paper in their backyard… Is it a bird? Is it a drone? No, it’s a… Otherlab has taken this childhood pastime and formed it into a very clever low-cost highly efficient delivery system. Where until now […]. The post Delivery Drones? appeared first on LOGISTICSMATTER.

XPO Direct promises ‘industry-leading flexibility’

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The post XPO Direct promises ‘industry-leading flexibility’ appeared first on 247 Customs Broker. The shared-space distribution model is designed to shorten transit times without adding overhead. .

Transportation-industry economist launches website – DC Velocity

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Home > Strategy > Transportation-industry economist launches website. Subject=Feedback – : Transportation-industry economist launches website”>contact Chief Editor David Maloney. Strategy April 20, 2018.

Industry leaders want roadmap for China trade

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Coalition of Services Industries President Christine Bliss was among those testifying at a Wednesday Senate Finance subcommittee hearing and asking the executive branch to provide direction to combat China’s unfair trade policies.

What is Industry 4.0?: Digitizing Logistics and Supply Chains

Morai Logistics

Industry 4.0, also referred to as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, has initiated a lucrative transition for transportation supply chains. Research on future trends of supply chain management found that over the next five years about 80% believe ‘ digital supply chain ’ will be the leading industry model and 72% of global companies will invest over US$900 billion each year on digitization. The Fourth Industrial Revolution in Supply Chain and Logistics. Industry 4.0

Phillips Industries introduces device that confirms a tractor/trailer electrical connection

DC Velocity

Phillips Industries, a manufacturer of electrical and air brake system components, has introduced a device that confirms an electrical connection between a tractor and trailer. Transportation

Russia brings era of industrial agreements to an end

Automotive Logistics

According to the country’s Ministry of Economic Development, the industrial agreement regime will cease on July 1 this year. Russia adopted the industrial assembly regulation in 2005 to attract foreign investments into its domestic automotive industry.

Why Is The Supply Chain Industry The Source of So Much Innovation? 

Blue Grace Logistics

When you consider that 70 percent of the freight that moves through the country is transported by trucks, the trucking industry is the backbone that holds the U.S. Much the same way that the trucking industry keeps many U.S.

Will the Freight Industry Move to a Discounted Pricing Model Like the Stock Brokerage Industry?

The Logistics of Logistics

To answer that question, let’s examine some of the similarities between the two industries. Back in the 70’s and 80’s full-service stock brokerages dominated the industry. The industry leaders, like Merrill Lynch, E.F

November Industry News Update

Trinity Logistics

Here’s a look at some of the top industry stories making headlines in November. You're reading November Industry News Update written by Brittany Siegel. Every month, we’ll be sharing some of the top stories in logistics and transportation right here on our blog.

Daseke hires industry veterans to start Fleet Services

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Regional parcel carrier LSO hires Metzler, industry veteran, as president, CEO

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Executive has held top jobs at FedEx, DHL, APL Logistics, BNSF unit, among others. Transportation

From the industry: A global freight audit and payment solution

Automotive Logistics

We believe in a truly global approach in every service we provide; and we have formed a niche for ourselves within the logistics industry.” From the industry: Supporting the velocity of a global supply chain.

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Trump Policies Expected to Benefit the Transportation Industry


A Trump presidency and a Republican-controlled Congress will bring some changes to the transportation industry. Trump was heavily backed by the trucking industry and they are looking for a return on their investment. Transportation News Logistics Business Logistics News Industry TrendsHere are some areas where a Trump administration could have an impact, based on the president’s campaign promises.

Freightweek STL shines spotlight on freight and transportation industries

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Freight and transportation experts to focus on the forward movement of America’s growing freight industry. We are excited to offer a variety of sessions on some of the most relevant topics in the transportation industry through our conference,” said Bruce Lambert, ITTS Executive Director.

Digitized ocean cargo industry at “tipping point”?

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INTTRA, a neutral electronic transaction platform for the ocean cargo industry, maintains that the ocean cargo industry has moved beyond the “digitization tipping point,” and is on the verge of advancing from innovation to action. “Many customers name data sharing across the industry as another challenge,” said Inna Kuznetsova, the company’s President and COO. The post Digitized ocean cargo industry at “tipping point”?

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A “New Normal” in the Truckload Industry

Talking Logistics

There are so many trends impacting the trucking industry today — everything from regulations and technologies to fuel, labor, and economic conditions — that the industry is noticeably different than it was in the past. Is that creating a “new normal” in the trucking industry? Let’s start by defining what constitutes a “new normal” in the trucking industry. It’s that balance between capacity and labor that will determine growth in the industry.

Industry’s message to Whitehall: UK transport infrastructure is crumbling

The LoadStar

The industry has demanded serious investment if Britain hopes to continue trading. The post Industry’s message to Whitehall: UK transport infrastructure is crumbling appeared first on The Loadstar. The UK’s transport infrastructure is not fit for purpose, according to the logistics sector. Ports and roads are said to be in “dire need” of investment, while arguments continue to rage over Heathrow’s new runway – although there is some optimism around Scottish rail.

Truck safety stalls despite industry efforts, new technology and regulations

Fleet Owner

New report from Wards CV Intelligence examines the disconnect between intention and reality, combining latest federal data, industry survey results, and expert analysis

Trends that are going to shape Logistics industry in 2018

Jayem Logistics

Digital Technology up-gradation has taken supply chain industry in to next level and it created high transformation. Block chain offers security and transparency and AI first made its presence felt in the logistics industry early this year.

December Industry News Update

Trinity Logistics

here’s a look at some of the top industry stories making headlines in December. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has requested attention be paid to an “unnecessary administrative burden that is impacting both the enforcement community and the motor carrier industry”. You're reading December Industry News Update written by Krista Lee. Every month, we’ll be sharing some of the top stories in logistics and transportation right here in our blog.

Women Who Shaped The Trucking Industry

PLS Logistics

Today, it’s hard to imagine the trucking and logistics industry without women. This year, Women’s History Month is observed in March. This month is dedicated to celebrating accomplishments of all women in all aspects of our lives. In today’s blog, we want to tell you a little bit about the history of women in trucking, who they were and how they fought for women’s rights in a profession viewed as predominantly male. Truck Drivers Truckers women

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Japanese companies see big things in small-scale industrial robots

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Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ collaborative robot stacks rice balls at Delicious Cook &Co’s food factory in Narashino, Japan, April 17, 2018. Supported by Berlin’s “Industrie 4.0” Heavy industrial robots had to be fenced off from human contact.

Industry View: Trends to Disrupt Logistics in 2018

Logistics Business Magazine

The post Industry View: Trends to Disrupt Logistics in 2018 appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine. The “Amazon Effect,” new address systems, and Brexit are driving change. BluJay Solutions presents the three most important trends to prepare for in 2018. .

The Australian Defence Force and industry support to operations – is it time for a new ‘national support agenda’?

Logistics in War

In 2016, the Australian Government released its 2016 Defence White Paper and the supplemental Defence Industry Policy Statement. Industry Statements signify Government intent to Australian Defence industry, and like strategic policy, combine hyperbole with requirements for change.

IATA presents the FACEs of the future, as the air cargo industry evolves

The LoadStar

The next generation of the air cargo industry is engaging, dynamic and confident, with interesting questions, good ideas – and a sense of humour. The post IATA presents the FACEs of the future, as the air cargo industry evolves appeared first on The Loadstar.

Goldman Sachs unit sees gold in roaring U.S. industrial property space

DC Velocity

Unit focusing on last-mile fulfillment, delivery in urban areas. Material Handling

6 Future Transportation Technologies That Will Change the Industry

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The post 6 Future Transportation Technologies That Will Change the Industry appeared first on 247 Customs Broker. Transportation Technologies will Impact Public Transportation for Individuals.