Effort to make trade more efficient comes as US antitrade rhetoric flares.
The California Air Resources Board without public notice adopted a resolution that could undermine the competitiveness of California's ports.
Bradley S. Jacobs has forgotten about his encounter with XPO employees and union representatives from around the world at the company’s 2016 shareholder meeting in Connecticut.
Leveraging technology and investment to focus on the niche of serving the needs of fast-moving cargo is a positive direction for the ports to pursue.
Looking at inland point intermodal data for 2016, the biggest gains were seen in the corridor linking the Northeast with the Midwest.
Companies can try to associate their brand with big global tech brands such as Amazon, Alibaba, and Uber but this is a marketing technique and requires further scrutiny.
A broker is hired for a two-stop load. Its carrier delivers to the wrong consignee, who accepts the freight. A second carrier is tasked with taking the load to the right consignee. It arrives damaged. Who is liable?
To drive profitability, the logistics industry must be smarter, not bigger.
Last year proved another challenging one for truckload and LTL volumes.
The sound and fury about the North American Free Trade Agreement and how it is destroying the United States is not new.
XPO Logistics CEO Bradley S. Jacobs not only embraces a challenge, but relishes it. 
It is clear that logisticians are increasingly hungry for granular, real-time information about their cargo, and that technology is nearing the point where it can accommodate that need on a potentially widespread scale. 
Are your owner-operators truly classified as independent contractors or actually misclassified employees, deserving of employee status, which includes wages and benefits?
Is the consignee of a prepaid shipment liable for the freight charges on a shipment when the carrier that actually hauled it is unable to collect its settlement from the carrier that basically brokered the shipment to it?