Less-than-truckload carriers are asking shippers to start using digital bills of lading, which would provide better track-and-trace capability on shipments so receivers know when their orders will arrive.
Robert Voltmann, Transportation Intermediaries Association's President & CEO will be speaking at the 3PL Value Creation 2013 Seminar in Chicago on November 6
01 Mar 2019
O'Hare tops New York’s JFK as even more congested, with trucks trying to get their loads in and out of the airport thwarted by vehicular traffic, handling, and operational delays.
29 Jan 2019
Patience is the key right now, logistics professionals say, because many BCOs and truckers are dealing with the same challenges, caused by large volumes, a chassis shortage, and now Arctic cold.
18 Jan 2019
The summer/autumn beat-the-tariff front-loading of imports to West Coast ports is now spreading inland.
16 Jan 2019
Chassis are one piece of the puzzle, and all parts must fit together in sync for the supply chain to remain smooth in the future.
12 Dec 2018
Shippers will have to scramble after Union Pacific Railroad and Norfolk Southern Railway announced the elimination of more than 425 domestic and nearly 100 international origin-and-destination interline pairs in multiple phases.
11 Dec 2018
Port, rail, and highway projects are among 91 grants distributed by the US Department of Transportation, including for the extension of port berths and terminals and inland port rail access.
10 Dec 2018
Automating often ignored ‘behind-the-scenes’ systems can bring big benefits, including savings and improved customer service, says Echo Global Logistics CEO Doug Waggoner.
05 Dec 2018
“By bringing our companies together permanently, we have created the first ever single-pane view into all our customers’ global shipments,” Jett McCandless, CEO and founder of project44, said.
19 Nov 2018
US volumes are still growing, but at a lower rate than a year ago, and shippers are benefiting; smaller trucking companies have lowered rates.
15 Nov 2018
Collaboration is not just an activity, but a process, and it requires a focus on customer experience, logistics executives told the Traffic Club of Chicago at a Business Development Symposium Wednesday.