Cyberattacks: The Ever-Present Threat to Transportation Management Software

Road to VR

Cyberattacks a Transportation Management Software Suite Might Face. Transportation companies have a history of defending themselves against physical attacks. Transportation management software must be designed to withstand this kind of attack, an ever-changing, ever-present threat that forces companies to keep their software updated and protected. Transportation disruptions affect security, the economy, and public health. Sources: [link].

Add These 3 Transportation Industry Shows to Your Watch List

GTG Technology Group

3 Great Shows about the Transportation Industry. When the demands of daily life in the transportation industry get too heavy, give yourself a break with some industry-focused television. Over the years, many networks have developed great shows that get to the heart and soul of the trucking and transportation industry. The show paints a distinct picture that illustrates the adapting transportation networks of other countries. Railroad Alaska. Sources: [link].

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LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Now, UPS has aggressively grown into freight and other transportation solutions through a series of strategic acquisitions. The latest addition to this portfolio includes LTL and truckload freight services, which complements UPS’s global capabilities to provide customers a single source for multiple modes of transportation. In 2005, UPS acquired the less-than-truckload (LTL) trucking company Overnite Transportation. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight.

The Importance of Transparency in Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Consumers, activists, and investors increasingly want to know the products they buy are sourced sustainably and ethically. The article cites Dr. Darren Prokop, of the University of Anchorage Alaska, who explains supply chain visibility involves seeing “a particular activity with access to information at selected nodes.” Transparency, on the other hand, involves moral and ethical dimensions of activities associated with sourcing and manufacturing.

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Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

To address these problems the tiny state is taking on a $5 billion programme to try and overhaul the transportation network by 2025, a cost equivalent to nearly $5,000 per citizen. US News Best States for Transportation Rank. Alaska. #14. Alaska. The legislation mandates that 80% of the overall funding will comes from these sources before the federal government will step in with financial support.

Matrix Commerce is Coming Will You Be Ready?

Supply Chain Network

Matrix Commerce describes the complex construct integrating marketing, sales, sourcing, pricing, profitability, service levels, delivery and consumer perceptions. In fact the buying decision, personal sourcing and negotiation process itself may become so complex that consumers will begin to employ systems to buy most effectively on their behalf based on personally defined criteria.