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

GE Transportation joins blockchain group

DC Velocity

Joining Blockchain in Transport Alliance is natural extension of its data and analytic focus, GE unit says. Technology

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Survey: logistics and transportation providers optimistic about fourth quarter economics

DC Velocity

Revenue and profitability expected to rise, but concerns linger about workforce shortages, regulatory issues, and trade tariffs, TCompanies finds. Strategy

Survey 170 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

AirBridgeCargo Transports 66 Baby Giraffes

Airfreight Logistics

Volga-Dnepr Group subsidiary, AirBridgeCargo one of the world’s leading air cargo carriers recently transported 66 baby giraffes from South Africa’s O. The post AirBridgeCargo Transports 66 Baby Giraffes appeared first on Airfreight Logistics.

Students predict future of transportation industry

DC Velocity

MercuryGate names winners of essay contest. Technology

Animal Transportation

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

The answers to these questions seem to be difficult and so is the animals’ transport. There are many different ways of animal transportation, but in every case the planning starts already several months before, with a lot of paper work.

Logistyx acquires Dutch transportation software firm

DC Velocity

Move adds Transparix to stable of parcel shipping and management software capabilities, Logistyx says. Technology

Control Tower Visibility: Delivering Value in Transportation

Talking Logistics

Companies today are facing significant transportation challenges — tight capacity, rising rates, and more demanding delivery expectations from customers. Navigating through these challenges requires timely and accurate visibility to what’s happening in their transportation operations, which is where Control Tower visibility comes in. VP Operations at Transplace , and Ken Rogers, National Transportation Director at Nestle Waters , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics.

FMCSA grants 90-day ELD compliance waiver to haulers of ag-based transportation

DC Velocity

TransportationStatement's language implies broad waiver for agriculture haulers.

Orbcomm says data analytics product can boost transportation efficiency

DC Velocity

Cloud-based analytics platform to provide descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive results, firm says. Technology

NFI lands transportation award from Lowe's

DC Velocity

Recognition awarded at retailer's annual transportation conference. Transportation

WiseTech Global acquires TMS vendor SaaS Transportation

DC Velocity

Australian firm expands U.S. reach with access to LTL shipping sector, WiseTech says. Technology

Transport, warehousing employment gains in May fueled by warehousing, truck, couriers

DC Velocity

TransportationGovernment data shows sector gained 19,000 jobs over April figures.

Transportation Spot Market Inversion

Talking Logistics

The great transportation spot market inversion has occurred. Then in January, for the first time since I’ve been in the transportation business, those rates actually inverted. The Great Transportation Spot Market Inversion of 2018 (Source: DAT, Kenco Group).

4 Keys for Successful Transportation Budgeting

CH Robinson Logistics

A common theme this year has been trying to explain to business leaders exactly why transportation budgets are woefully under estimated. 4 steps to simplify your transportation budget. Understand transportation freight rates. to your transportation budget all by itself.

Turkish Cargo Transport Five Endangered White Rhino’s to China

Airfreight Logistics

Turkish Cargo is a strong believer in the preservation of wildlife and have completed many live animal transportation’s in recent months. The most recent project was the transportation of five endangered white rhinos from Johannesburg, South Africa to Shanghai in China.

Transport interests get funding boosts in $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill

DC Velocity

Trump proclaims disdain for bill as he signs it; transport folks can more than live with it. Transportation

Video: How to Transport a 54 Meter Blade by Truck

Logistics Matter

Last week I came across a video of 3 trucks, each transporting a 54 meter long blades up a mountain in China. The post Video: How to Transport a 54 Meter Blade by Truck appeared first on LOGISTICSMATTER. Blog Logistics Transportation Trucking Video

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Trump names two Republicans to fill top slots at Surface Transport Board

DC Velocity

TransportationFuchs, Schulz picked to join two incumbents on five-member board.

Wine logistics and transportation

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

The transport of wine is part of the supply chain that includes: the vineyard, distribution, storage and transport. The evolution in wine transportation methods is generating that more longer and international routes can be made.

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.

New Paper in American Journal of Transportation and Logistics

Supply Chain and Logistics

My colleague and I and a student recently published a new paper in the American Journal of Transportation and Logistics. You can see it below. The paper is based on a presentation made at the International Association of Maritime Economists’ … Continue reading → Logistics My Research Strategy Supply Chains 3PL forwarding intermediaries ocean shipping research supply chains

Transportation Network Optimization

Logistics Management

Streamlining Your Freight with an Integrated Transportation Network

Antonov Airlines Transport Giant Rotor

Airfreight Logistics

ANTONOV Airlines , the Ukrainian Heavy lift and Super Heavy Lift Company recently executed a power plant rotor transportation project from Genoa, Italy to Karachi, Pakistan, using one of their AN-124-100 aircraft.

Transportation economist Noël Perry launches Transport Futures site

Fleet Owner

The Transport Navigator is an enhanced version of his long-running newsletter, “State of Freight

GE Transportation spins off rail unit in $11.1 billion merger with Wabtec

DC Velocity

TransportationCombination to end GE's long direct involvement with North American rail.

Managed Transportation Services Driven by ROI

Logistics Viewpoints

I’m kicking off a new study on Managed Transportation Services (MTS). Managed transportation arrangements are based upon different operating models. The post Managed Transportation Services Driven by ROI appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Transportation managed transportation servicesIn an MTS arrangement, a shipper contracts with a third party to plan and execute their moves for them.

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Powered Drum Handling Transporter

Material Handling and Logistics

has introduced the Ergo-PWPL-750 powered drum handling transport Liftomatic Material Handling Inc.

Transportation at Digital Speed


The findings from the “ 26th Annual Study of Logistics and Transportation Trends ” suggest that more companies are realizing that competitors and new business models are shifting customer requirements. Supply Chain Management Transportation News Logistics Business Industry TrendsToday's marketplace has generated a paradigm shift in customer demand and expectations.

4 Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience

Talking Logistics

Robinson discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: One of the 4 Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience is Portfolio Strategy. The second pillar is Transportation Strategies. How does a TMS enable a successful transportation experience?

Trending Transportation Updates: May 2018

PLS Logistics

Here are the top trending transportation updates ranging from the U.S.'s transportation news Trends blockchain IoT The White House Politics Truck Drivers ltl shippingThere is no doubt that May had many newsworthy developments. s steel tariffs to the trending truck driver shortage.

Proficient Auto Transport appoints new president and CEO

Automotive Logistics

Randy Beggs has moved from his role as COO at US-based finished vehicle haulier, Proficient Auto Transport, to become president and CEO. He previously spent 24 years at Jack Cooper Transport.

MCC Transport Begins Port Calls at HICT in North Vietnam

Logistics Manager

Maersk subsidiary MCC Transport recently announced they have commenced calls at the Haiphong International Container Terminal (HICT) in Vietnam. Chief Commercial Officer of MCC Transport, Naresh Potty explained, “We strongly believe in the future growth of North Vietnam.

Trending Transportation Updates: March 2018

PLS Logistics

transportation newsE-Commerce Trends. E-commerce is constantly changing the way consumers communicate with businesses all over the world. 74% of shoppers said that they prefer free shipping over fast shipping. This statistic can help companies, especially small and mid-sized businesses, gain an understanding of what promotions or offers to run to keep customers satisfied with shipping options. billion people said that they shopped online in 2017.

Natural gas returning as smart transportation fuel

Fleet Owner

There are several new tools at the disposal of the natural gas industry that could make help natural gas's comeback in transportation successful

Nouwens Transport Breda Receives New CEIV Accreditation

Airfreight Logistics

The Netherlands based Nouwens Transport Breda, a member of Pharma Gateway Amsterdam, has achieved IATA Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) accreditation for Pharmaceutical Logistics.

5 ways for Green Transportation

Jayem Logistics

Transportation has been causing significant effect on the earth. Out of aggregate carbon dioxide emanation, 75% of it is contributed by street transport vehicles, and this number is increasing exponentially. logistic providers in India, logistics in India, transportation in India.

GE Transportation links with project44 for intermodal data connectivity

DC Velocity

Integration to support data from rail networks, yards, intermodal terminals, and maritime ports. Technology

American Airlines Cargo Transports Priceless Spanish Art

Airfreight Logistics

American Airlines Cargo recently had the privilege of transporting priceless pieces of Spanish art from across the globe to San Antonio as the Texan city held their tricentennial celebration.

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