Logistics Technology

In-depth coverage of the latest shipping technology news.


It seems there are two federal transportation departments, the one regulating new highway technology and the one regulating railroads, and they don’t seem to be on the same page.

News & Analysis

21 Oct 2016
DrayQ and DrayLink to be introduced in Seattle-Tacoma in early November to improve terminal efficiency for truckers and BCOs.
18 Oct 2016
A system aims to provide a single collection point for information on container status, vessel schedules, and empty-container returns, among other information.
17 Oct 2016
Hyperloop One is a US start-up developing technology to transport cargo in tubes at up to 700 miles an hour.
14 Oct 2016
While technology solutions are important to improving supply chains, the digitization of supply chain planning and operations can only go so far.
13 Oct 2016
With global supply chains generating more and more data in the cloud, Appterra will help Descartes better connect customers.
12 Oct 2016
A $13 million infusion of venture capital is slated to help a cloud-based load-tracking provider expand to new modes and new markets.
06 Oct 2016
XPO Logistics will spend $425 million this year on technology to get the most out of diverse international operations and optimize customer supply chains, says CEO Bradley S. Jacobs.
04 Oct 2016
An Israeli company plans to unveil a way to send a bill of lading digitally.
01 Oct 2016
Thermal blankets not only add a very important layer of security during multiple hand-offs along the cold chain, but also expand transportation options, including the increased use of rail.
28 Sep 2016
Rapid advances in technology, coupled with e-commerce expansion, will magnify pressure on shippers and logistics companies to deliver for customers.