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Innovation Start-ups Autonomous Trucks Drones Logistics Machine Learning Robots Self-Driving Trucks Start-up Supply ChainTrends and innovations in supply chain and logistics: that is what this blog is all bout.

Women In Trucking Launches Professional Driver Hub

Women in Trucking

But, where can these women find a network and resources unique to the needs and lifestyle of women truck drivers? Life on the Road Women In Trucking Driver Perspective

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Volvo Trucks Academy Facility Expands Battery-Electric Truck Training

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Volvo Trucks North America’s Volvo Trucks Academy has opened a new facility in Tinley Park, Ill. to expand access to battery-electric truck training in the central U.S. The post Volvo Trucks Academy Facility Expands Battery-Electric Truck Training appeared first on NGT News.

TD160: Really Late Trucking News

Trucker Dump

The post TD160: Really Late Trucking News appeared first on About Truck Driving. trucking DOT FMCSA truck driving trucking industry trucking jobs trucking life trucking news trucking news podcast

Trucking key issues in 2021

Supply Chain and Logistics

One of my favorite sources for information about trucking and truck drivers is ATRI, the American Transportation Research Institute. It’s a nonprofit with board members from every aspect of the trucking industry.

Truck freight matching as factoring

Supply Chain and Logistics

Some large unicorn startups are targeting freight matching for truckers as a great way to guarantee better utilization of trucks for smaller independent truckers, and offer the additional benefit of helping sustainability. Empty return trips are definitely a source of … Continue reading → Logistics Managerial Econ Trucking factoring load matching trucking trucking cost

Trucking demand near recession levels: Bank of America

Supply Chain and Logistics

We’ve seen a catastrophic drop in demand for trucking freight. It’s natural given the very high prices for truck hauls recently. Now tender rejection, a measure of how often trucking firms reject contracted loads to go after higher-paying spot market … Continue reading → Logistics Trucking demand for trucking driver shortage labor economics truck freight rates trucking

Trucking Action Plan Keeps America Moving

Food Logistics

Transportation / TruckingThese plans are necessary to keep America moving, to keep goods moving, to keep drivers and other employees safe and to give carriers and freight providers the tools and resources needed to run.

TD155: Yes, More Trucking News

Trucker Dump

But for now there’s a fairly long intro where I talk about my company’s hazmat issues, The post TD155: Yes, More Trucking News appeared first on About Truck Driving. Podcast Show Notes Got a whopper of a show for you today, but once again, there is no main topic.

TD159: All Trucking News; All The Time

Trucker Dump

We’ve got several recalls, new emissions and inspection standards, autonomous and electric trucks, Teamster elections, the top 500 trucking companies, fixing. The post TD159: All Trucking News; All The Time appeared first on About Truck Driving. (c)

Welcome to the Spotlight Truck Drivers

Talking Logistics

Put differently, do you want to be an engineer or a Walmart truck driver? Read more Welcome to the Spotlight Truck Drivers. The post Welcome to the Spotlight Truck Drivers appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

FAQ About the Women In Trucking Association

Women in Trucking

Women In Trucking Ellen's Blog

Why They're Choosing a Future in Trucking

Women in Trucking

Women In Trucking Recognition

DHL Places Order for Volvo Electric Trucks

NGT News

Deutsche Post DHL Group intends to intensify its transition to heavy electric trucks by deploying a total of 44 new electric Volvo Trucks vehicles on routes in Europe. Electric trucks for […]. The post DHL Places Order for Volvo Electric Trucks appeared first on NGT News.

Penske Truck Leasing grows in California

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Penske's second Fontana-area location covers 34,031 square feet, includes six truck bays, an automated wash bay, and full-service fuel island. Equipment / Trucks & Trailers

Innovations and Start-ups: Self-driving Trucks, Drones, and Robots

Logistics Matter

Start-ups Tech Automation Drones Innovation Logistics Robots Self-Driving Trucks Start-upTrends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. That is what this blog is all bout. Therefore I bring you an overview of the news this week on logistics start-ups and innovations below.

Addressing Sexual Harassment and Assault in Trucking

Women in Trucking

Recently the Department of Labor held a “Day of Action” to promote safety and address these issues in the trucking industry. For over fifteen years the Women In Trucking Association has already been addressing the subject of sexual harassment and sexual assault against professional drivers.

Truck driver pay hurt by 84-year-old law

Supply Chain and Logistics

Truck drivers can’t get overtime pay, according to a US law. The law is old, and was passed to meet a need when trucking was regulated. Doing … Continue reading → Labor Economics Logistics Trucking driver pay labor relations trucking issueswith the shortage of drivers today, shouldn’t we look at allowing overtime pay?

Give it Up for the Truck Drivers

Food Logistics

While today's truck drivers may not wear capes, they still possess superhero qualities in that they’re agile, resilient and powerful in their own ways. Transportation / Trucking

The “Race” to Win the Autonomous Truck Market

Logistics Viewpoints

The author, Steve Banker, after a ride along in an autonomous truck from TORC. There is no doubt that autonomous trucks will change the face of logistics. What kind of trucks will they be? When will we see autonomous trucks on the road? Transportation autonomous trucks

Solving the truck driver shortage is an investment in Canada

Truck News

The Canadian economy moves by truck, or, more accurately – by the women and men who are Canada’s dedicated truck drivers. There are many fewer truck drivers than there used to be – at a time when our economy needs them most.

The Women in Trucking Story with Ellen Voie

The Logistics of Logistics

The Women in Trucking Story with Ellen Voie. Ellen Voie and Joe Lynch discuss the Women in Trucking story. In May, 2016, she was chosen as one of Fleet Owner’s Dozen Outstanding Women In Trucking. About Women in Trucking. Key Takeaways: The Women in Trucking Story.

Mack Trucks Receives Multiple Refuse EV Truck Orders Across Two States

NGT News

Mack Trucks has signed multiple agreements for its Mack LR Electric in Florida and California. Miami-Dade County, also in Florida, purchased the truck as its first heavy-duty electric vehicle (EV).

Freight Truck Shortages Are Changing The Face Of Logistics

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Truck Shortages Are Changing The Face Of Logistics. Original article: Freight Truck Shortages Are Changing The Face Of Logistics. Shortages of drivers is just one of the contributors to the difficulties shippers are having in securing the truck capacity they need.

How To Find Semi Truck Parking

Trucker Dump

Think of STOW IT as the Airbnb of trucking. The post How To Find Semi Truck Parking appeared first on About Truck Driving. The following article was written by STOW IT, an online marketplace for car, boat, trailer, RV and semi storage.

New Volvo VNR Electric Trucks Added to PITT OHIO Fleet

NGT News

Volvo Trucks North America customer PITT OHIO, a transportation, warehouse and logistics services company, is adding two Class 7 Volvo VNR Electric box trucks to its Cleveland fleet. The post New Volvo VNR Electric Trucks Added to PITT OHIO Fleet appeared first on NGT News.

Top 5 Things That Happened in 2021 to Advance Gender Diversity in Trucking

Women in Trucking

Photo: 2021 'I HEART Trucking' Photo Contest Submission from Debbie Marler. Industry News Women In Trucking Gender Diversity Issues

Certain Trucking Segments Ready to Go Electric

Food Logistics

If trucks became all electric, then about 100 million metric tons of CO2 would be saved from going into the atmosphere. Transportation / Trucking

Truck Talk: Autonomous insurance edition

The Supply Chain Journal

This week, we’re looking at what insurance for autonomous trucks might look like and how truck manufacturers are booking additional revenue by selling chargers and hand-holding advice with electric trucks. FREIGHTWAVES: How do you get a baseline for insuring autonomous trucks?

Have We Increased the Presence of Women in Trucking?

Women in Trucking

Photo: Navajo Express | 2020 "I HEART Trucking" Photo Contest Submission. Women In Trucking Ellen's Blog

Truck Talk: Risky business edition

The Supply Chain Journal

Welcome back to Truck Talk. This week, we look behind the numbers at recent SPAC financial reports, including a potentially long wait for some Nikola fuel cell truck customers. Hyzon is getting roughly $500 million to scale its fuel cell truck business. Xos Trucks had a big week.

The Future for Women in Autonomous Trucking

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Mexico trucking capacity crunch

Supply Chain and Logistics

The USMCA replacement for NAFTA has not improved anything regarding trucking between the US and Mexico. COVID-19, movement of production from the Far East to Mexico, and no change in regulations, has put demands on trucking firms and on drivers … Continue reading → Logistics Supply Chains Trucking international trade Mexico trucking USMCA

TD158: How Do We Attract The Next Generation In Trucking?

Trucker Dump

Photo courtesy of The Next Generation In Trucking Association Podcast Show Notes Today we talk to Dave Dein, a co-founder of The Next Generation In Trucking Association, which is a non-profit organization who’s goal is to get more young people interesting in trucking and logistics careers.

Truck Stops and Tarmacs

Women in Trucking

When Women In Trucking Association was formed, we looked at other trade and professional organizations and determined what parts worked for us and what didn’t. “Don’t reinvent the wheel, just realign it.” Anthony J. D’Angelo, author. We’ve all heard the adage about reinventing the wheel.