This Week in Logistics News (June 23-27, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Last night was the NBA draft, and one of the top prospects was Isaiah Austin, a 7-foot-1 center for Baylor University. So it gives me great pleasure to say, that with the next pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the NBA selects Isaiah Austin from Baylor University.”.

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3PL Executive Insights from MercuryGate User Conference 2013

Talking Logistics

That was the main theme of a panel session I led at last month’s MercuryGate User Conference 2013 , which included the following 3PL executives: Shelli Austin , VP at Integrated Distribution Services (IDS). What is the path to building successful and lasting 3PL-customer relationships?

[Video] How to Be Creative with Freight Capacity as a 3PL

Talking Logistics

Interview with Shelli Austin, president of InTek Freight and Logistics, Inc, conducted at MercuryGate Velocity 2019 User Conference. The post [Video] How to Be Creative with Freight Capacity as a 3PL appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

And it’s about to get hit by a freight train of innovation. How much do we love freight innovation? And we found that freight innovation is hot. Austin. Supply chain platform matching drop-ship retailers, manufacturers, distributors and freight forwarders.

All-Inclusive Freight Rates Update: US FTL Freight Rates Under $1,000 USD with Guaranteed Pick-Up

Freightera

For examples of such rates, find below some of the super-competitive FTL freight ones our customers have recently searched for! To learn more about FTL vs. LTL freight shipping, click here or give us a call at 1800 886 4870 ext. From Dallas, TX 75201 to Austin, TX 78701 – $707.90

XPO Logistics (XPO) to Acquire Con-way (CNW)

Supply Chain Network

XPO will also capitalize on synergies from the combination with Con-way’s managed transportation, truckload and freight brokerage businesses. billion of freight under management to identify carriers, assign loads and fill backhauls more efficiently; and. GREENWICH, Conn.

The Dispatch Report + Pilot Updates | December 2018, Issue No. 9

Shipchain

In Dusseldorf, Germany, we attended ETF 3PL, one of the largest conferences dedicated to freight and logistics. In Austin, Texas, ShipChain was the headline sponsor of the CIO Logistics Forum where CEO John Monarch gave a talk on Rethinking How Enterprises View Public Vs. Private Blockchain s.

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The Dispatch Report + Pilot Updates | Decemeber 2018, Issue No. 9

Shipchain

In Dusseldorf, Germany, we attended ETF 3PL, one of the largest conferences dedicated to freight and logistics. In Austin, Texas, ShipChain was the headline sponsor of the CIO Logistics Forum where CEO John Monarch gave a talk on Rethinking How Enterprises View Public Vs. Private Blockchain s.

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How the best shippers manage capacity challenges

DAT Solutions

What can shippers do to make their freight attractive to carriers? For industry insights, product training, and networking opportunities, attend DATCON19, October 9 -11 in Austin, TX.

This Week in Logistics News (June 27 – July 1, 2016)

Talking Logistics

DB Schenker Signs on With uShip Online Freight Platform (WSJ – sub. project44 Achieves Groundbreaking Level of Connectivity with 1000+ Freight APIs. Trucker Path Joins AscendTMS™ to Offer Free Transportation Management Software (TMS) to Carriers and Freight Brokers.

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Pulling the curtain back on blockchain in logistics

EFT

All of our lives revolve around freight and logistics in some way--it is the single largest industry on the planet and is projected to be valued at over $15 trillion within the next few years. This, in turn, can lead to delayed shipments, increased freight spend, and so on.

E2open to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network

E2open

AUSTIN, Texas, October 22, 2018 – E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced the acquisition of INTTRA, the leading ocean shipping network, software and information provider. E2open with INTTRA and Avantida, will offer deep integrations with logistics service providers, from third-party, fourth-party, freight forwarders and NVOCCs, and carriers servicing all modes of transportation – air, road, rail and ocean. MONDAY 22 OCTOBER 2018.

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

Texas DOT is reporting road closures nearing Austin and San Antonio. Embargoes have been enacted and may impact your freight. Operations for freight cargo will remain closed until further notice.

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

Texas DOT is reporting road closures nearing Austin and San Antonio. Embargoes have been enacted and may impact your freight. Operations for freight cargo will remain closed until further notice.

Are We Losing Our Jobs to Robots? Each 1 Costs 6 Jobs, a New Study Says

Supply Chain Nation

This week: We may be losing our jobs to robots – in fact, a new study says each 1 robot costs us 6 jobs, an Austin based startup is challenging UberRush and becoming the next FedEx killer, Wal-Mart is beating the pants off Amazon in apparel, a startup thinks could be the future of international cargo transport by planning to cut air freight costs in half with drones, and Amazon unveiled its long-rumored grocery pickup concept store in two Seattle locations.

5 Business Tips from a 20-Year Brokerage

DAT Solutions

Brian Sutton and George Copeland co-founded Austin Freight Systems (AFS) 20 years ago, after the freight brokerage they were working for lost its biggest customer. Sutton says that as an owner of a freight brokerage, you have to know your costs. Austin Freight has many long-term customers. Austin Freight has only one full-time, administrative employee, plus Copeland who spends about half his time on admin duties. Brian Sutton, CEO.

This Week in Logistics News (September 8-12, 2014)

Talking Logistics

July 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Cass Freight Index Report for August 2014. Lots of news to cover today, so let’s go right to it. Whole Foods Market and Instacart partner to offer one-hour delivery across 15 major U.S. cities.

Amazon Launches Free, 2-hour Whole Foods Deliveries in 4 U.S. Cities

Supply Chain Nation

This week: Amazon brings select cities free 2-hour Prime deliveries from Whole Foods; Elon Musk expects a Tesla to drive coast-to-coast in 2018; CVS Health ups its starting hourly minimum wage; freight brokers are seeing a surge in profits; and companies are working to find ways to ensure AI technology helps their business instead of hurting it. cities – Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas and Virginia Beach, Va. Freight Brokers See Profits Surge on Shipping Rush.

This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

Talking Logistics

July 2015 North American Freight Numbers. It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland. These include freight rating, carrier selection, load tendering and visibility as well as match pay.

Brokers Concerned About ELDs Too

DAT Solutions

Grocery freight makes up most of the company's business, so Leonard's Express depends on a lot of small carriers and owner-operators. "On Brian Sutton is CEO of the Texas-based freight brokerage Austin Freight Systems (AFS), which works with many small and medium-sized carriers.

Regulatory changes brokers can't ignore

DAT Solutions

In a year where capacity has been historically tight, building out carrier networks has been particularly difficult for freight brokers. Register early for the 2019 DAT User Conference in Austin, TX and save $300.

12 Tips to Get (and Keep) the BEST Carriers

DAT Solutions

The panel featured three freight brokers and one carrier, and was moderated by DAT’s VP of marketing Eileen Hart. Justin Frees, Executive VP of Carrier Development, Arrive Logistics, Austin, TX: 7.

12 Tips to Get (and Keep) the BEST Carriers

DAT Solutions

The panel featured three freight brokers and one carrier, and was moderated by DAT’s VP of marketing Eileen Hart. Justin Frees, Executive VP of Carrier Development, Arrive Logistics, Austin, TX: 7.

How 20-seconds can change your life

Tailwind

” So it made me ponder the realities of implementing a new trucking software or freight broker software. Take your first-step and sign up for a trucking or freight broker software demo now!

This Week in Logistics News (September 4-8, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Hurricanes Disrupt Freight Sector, Send Rates Soaring (WSJ – sub. Global air freight rises again in July: IATA (Reuters). Only 8 days to go before I (along with my Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure teammates) cycle 100 miles at the JDRF Ride for the Cure in Saratoga Springs, NY.

Black Friday 2016: Brought To You By Logistics

Freightos

Black Friday Logistics: Brought To You By Ocean Freight. What’s working for ocean freight (and what isn’t). Ocean freight has had a complicated year so far. Beyond speed, one of air freight’s primary advantages over ocean has always been reliability.

Successful Brokers Put Carriers First

DAT Solutions

In 2014, Matt Pyatt and Eric Dunigan started Arrive Logistics with a handful of employees in Austin, Texas, managing the transportation for Nutrabolt, a sports nutrition company that was having logistical problems. Eric Dunigan, President, and Matt Pyatt, CEO, of Arrive Logistics.