Transportation-industry economist launches website

DC Velocity

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

Geopolitics, technological innovation top global transport industry concerns

DC Velocity

TransportationMajority of companies surveyed say autonomous trucks will be a "viable option" within the next 10 years, IRU study shows.

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Students predict future of transportation industry

DC Velocity

MercuryGate names winners of essay contest. Technology

The Managed Transportation Services Outlook

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently wrapped up my Managed Transportation Services market study which looks at the total size of the market, the forecasted growth through 2023, and the leading suppliers across a number of categories including industry, region, and customer size.

Industry braces for Trump tariffs on Mexico

Fleet Owner

Tariffs could hurt freight transportation companies since Mexico is one of the United States’ biggest trading partners. Supply chains could be adversely affected, especially ones like the automotive industry, which utilizes parts that cross borders often

Industry maintains strong economic outlook

DC Velocity

Logistics and transportation professionals optimistic about the U.S. economy, revenues and profitability, company survey shows. Strategy

6 Future Transportation Technologies That Will Change Transportation (and the Trucking Industry) Forever

Cerasis

Modern transportation is currently experiencing major changes thanks to transformative transportation technologies. Although we’ve become accustomed to long international flights, jam-packed public transportation and diesel trucks that only get 20 mpg, the future of transportation promises to change all of that and much more — and it’s closer than many people realize. The Freight & Transportation Management Trends to Know in 2018.

Transportation Management Trends For 2019

LandLink

From expedited transportation services to shipping technology integration, 2019 is shaping up to be a year in which shippers evolve to meet the growing demands of both B2B and B2C sales. Transportation News Logistics News Industry Trends

Trump Policies Expected to Benefit the Transportation Industry

LandLink

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.

Transportation Industry Braces for a Looming Transportation Capacity Crunch Crisis in 2017

Cerasis

Expected Transportation Capacity Issues. The concern and dialog about the transportation capacity issues for our country have bridged the past two decades and beyond. 4 Drivers of the Looming Transportation Capacity Crisis of 2017.

How Transportation Management Technology & Regulations Impacted the Logistics Industry

Cerasis

Transportation management technology evolved throughout 2016. The IoT Became a Core Concept in Transportation Management Technology. Increasing urban mobility and accessibility of shipment routes are driving forces of IoT use in transportation management technology.

How Can Transport Management Systems Help The Freight Industry?

Cerasis

Well, Transport Management Systems are exactly what the name suggests! TMS helps companies manage the transportation operations of their business, and so it’s no wonder that these systems are making their way into the Freight industry.

Senate confirms two commissioners to Surface Transportation Board

DC Velocity

Rail industry regulation agency now has three of five seats filled, but remains closed in government shutdown. Transportation

Middle of the Road for the Trucking Industry

Blue Grace Logistics

Of all the industries that American consumers have come to rely on, perhaps the most underrated, and subsequently complex, is that of the transportation industry. The transportation industry is precariously balanced amidst two slippery slopes and it could go one way or the other.

What Is the Impact of Big Data in the Transportation & Supply Chain Industries?

Cerasis

This graphic shows the true scope of impact of big data in the Transportation, SupplyChain & Logistics industries. . In other words, selecting the best way to consolidate, mix and transport products can help attain a goal of $0 shipping in the eyes of consumers. .

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Buying and Selling Transportation/Logistics Companies with Peter Stefanovich

The Logistics of Logistics

Podcast Summary: Today’s guest is Peter Stefanovich, co-founder of Left Lane Associates , a business brokerage specializing in the transportation and logistics business. Peter shares his insight that he has gained from working with both buyers and sellers in the logistics industry.

[e-Book] Big Data In The Supply Chain & Transportation Industry

Cerasis

We invite you to download the all new Cerasis e-book "Big Data In The Supply Chain & Transportation Industry." How do supply chain & transportation leaders get started in collecting & using Big Data? What is the impact of Big Data on the Supply Chain & Transportation Industries? Supply chain & transportation industry leaders have access to more information today than ever before in history.

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Penske Logistics Expert to Address Food Industry Transportation Summit

Move Ahead

Penske Logistics Vice President of Dedicated Contract Carriage, Tom Scollard, will participate in a panel discussion titled: “Driver Shortage – Current State of Affairs and Potential Solutions” at the upcoming Trading Partner Alliance (TPA) Transportation Summit June 5-6, in Arlington, Virginia.

How Traffic Congestion Affects the Trucking Industry

Fleet Owner

According to the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), traffic congestion cost the trucking industry a stunning $74.5 Inching along in snarled up traffic isn’t great for anyone’s stress level, but when a truck driver is stuck in traffic, it’s not just a matter of annoyance.

Industrial Tractor-Trailer System

Material Handling and Logistics

Air Technical Industries (ATI) has introduced the Tug Master, a tow truck and cart transport system designed to streamline product flow through facilities

Quarterly Industry Report: Q1 of 2019

Transplace

Quarterly Industry Report: Q1 of 2019. Three months into 2019, the industry has already experienced a number of developments impacting shippers and carriers alike. Looking for the latest on the entire transportation landscape? Our quarterly industry report is your one-stop-shop.

Online port community system ‘game-changer’ for India’s shipping industry

Supply Chain and Logistics

It’s called PC51x, and it connects port users via secure messaging to exchange paperwork, financial info, … Continue reading → Advanced Computing Leadership Logistics Ports Shipping Strategy Supply Chains entrepreneurship innovation ocean shipping performance ports technology transportationSam Whelan, Asia correspondent, has written an interesting piece about a new port communication and collaboration system that is revolutionizing how Indian p[orts operate.

Transportation Market Update: Capacity Outlook

Transplace

Transportation Market Update: Capacity Outlook. 2018 was a historic year for the transportation industry. However, in 2019, the market has shifted to become much more shipper-friendly, surprising many industry professionals.

What is a Transportation Management System (TMS)?

Kuebix

The term ‘Transportation Management System’ or TMS has become more common in the supply chain industry as companies turn to technology to stay competitive in a changing marketplace. The post What is a Transportation Management System (TMS)? Blog Technology TMS kuebix kuebix tms technology transportation management system

Truckstop.com acquires transportation software vendor Grizella

DC Velocity

Merger of logistics technology providers will help supply greater information to freight transportation industry users, firms say. Technology

Working More Efficiently with Third-Party Haulers in the Construction Materials Industry

Talking Logistics

Those are two questions heard daily in every industry. But it’s especially true in the construction materials industry where time is indeed money. The post Working More Efficiently with Third-Party Haulers in the Construction Materials Industry appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Where’s my truck? Where’s my shipment? Historically, answering those questions has been a challenge, particularly for companies that use third-party haulers.

Increasing Transportation and Logistics Sales Using CRM with Troy Goode

The Logistics of Logistics

Podcast Summary: In this podcast, Joe interviews Troy Goode, Co-Founder and CTO of Lanetix, about increasing transportation and logistics sales for companies using customer relationship management (CRM). Lanetix catering only to the transportation and logistics industry.

3 Tech Trends Reshaping the Logistics Industry

Now, That's Logistics

By optimizing workflows and order picking/packing accuracy; improving inventory management; and better utilizing human labor, technology is literally reshaping the logistics industry. The post 3 Tech Trends Reshaping the Logistics Industry appeared first on Now That's Logistics.

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Employee Misclassification in The Trucking Industry

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

Articles Articles 2018 INDUSTRY M&D Watch M&D Watch September 2018 Manufacturing and Distribution The Ledger The Ledger 2018 September/October Transportation Year 2018 employee classification Transportation and Logistics trucking worker classifications

A digital supply chain for the chemical industry

Transporeon

The digital supply chain is predicted to have an especially significant impact on many areas of the chemical industry, leading to optimized business processes, faster decision-making and continuous performance improvements.

Do Companies with a Higher Transportation Spend Always Get the Lower Transportation Rates?

Learncor

The LeanCor Logistics team was recently asked the question, "d o companies with a higher transportation spend always get the lower transportation rates?". Transportation Management 3PL transportation trends transportation costs

The FAST Act: America’s Infrastructure Promoting the Transportation Industry

Cerasis

Behrer of Real Truth magazine , impacting everyday drivers and the logistics industry. The goal is simple: applications must exhibit a specific means of improving safety or demonstrate other ways to fund surface transportation and sustain the funds within the Highway Trust Fund.

2018 Industry Trends: Air Freight

Brighter Logistics

With air freight shipping on the rise, the industry is scaling up dramatically as shippers and retailers expand their operations to new markets all over the world. But the industry still has a long way to go in terms of modernizing and aligning its transportation efforts. The global parcel supply chain is still full of … Continue reading "2018 Industry Trends: Air Freight". The post 2018 Industry Trends: Air Freight appeared first on Brighter Logistics Blog

What is the Importance of Customer Service in the Transportation Industry?

Cerasis

Customer service, more often than not, is the backbone of any industry. We’ve collected together a few reasons as to why customer service is important in the logistics industry. Good customer service in the transportation industry is going to make your brand look good.

Change Is Coming For The Trucking Industry

Blue Grace Logistics

Disruptive technologies will often alter the form and function of an industry, at least to some degree. The transportation industry, however, is standing at the precipice of total revolution. New Changes for the Trucking Industry . New Technology in the Industry .