Logistics Technology

In-depth coverage of the latest shipping technology news.

Commentary

With nearly a fifth of the world’s population but only 13.5 percent of its Internet users, India remains an interesting case for e-commerce companies looking to tap into the rapidly developing market.

News & Analysis

16 Feb 2017
Echo Global Logistics sees need for even more optimization and analytics as online shopping begins to transform not just final-mile delivery but also middle-mile transport choices.
15 Feb 2017
Strong trade compliance protocols and abilities are critical to success in e-commerce.
12 Feb 2017
Growing volatility in freight rates and future changes in supply chains that result from major revisions in trade agreements create a bigger market for electronic audit and payment services.
10 Feb 2017
The rapid development of safety-related technology for trucks will speed autonomous trucking, Ryder's chief technology officer says.
08 Feb 2017
Large shippers seek integrated enterprise technology that provides greater visibility and control over execution and costs, but there's no "magic elixir."
02 Feb 2017
A mandate many truckload carriers and drivers dread could bring more freight to less-than-truckload competitors, Old Dominion's David Congdon says.
02 Feb 2017
Many of the 20 largest freight forwarders have only a basic, undeveloped online portal.
30 Jan 2017
Union workers last Friday refused to use the new automated gate system technology at Wando Welch.
25 Jan 2017
Implementation at the port’s Wando Welch Terminal went awry this summer, leaving trucks unable to clear the gates and backing traffic up outside the terminal onto a nearby interstate.
24 Jan 2017
Shippers and trucking companies at SMC3 conference urged to use embedded analytics in transportation software to automate tasks from motor carrier selection to route optimization.