Descartes' acquisition of MacroPoint will accelerate drive toward shipment, SKU-level tracking of freight across modal networks.
Truckload carriers of all sizes and types suffered in last year’s freight slump, but they did not suffer equally.
The US trucking industry still relies on a pre-regulatory-era pricing model after 30 years of freedom to change it.
The 2017 JOC Directory of Trucking is a one-stop source of information for North American shippers and third-party logistics providers.
Private equity firm Transplace management to buy company as shippers increasingly demand not just technology, but also realizing the value of that technology.
The 112-year-old company is at the fulcrum of change rippling through the US trucking market and across trade lanes from Asia to Europe, much of it driven by e-commerce and technology.
Evidence shows shippers have pretty much exhausted the breathing room won in 2015 and 2016 after steep rate truck hikes in 2014. Now is the time for fresh planning.
The second-largest less-than-truckload carrier in the United States is not the company it used to be.
The surge in cargo thefts is a side effect of the country’s worst recession in history.
In technology speak, the collecting of data from ELDs is part of the so-called Internet or Network of Things.