This Week in Logistics News (September 17-21, 2018)

Talking Logistics

This time I’ll be returning from enVista’s FUEL 2018 conference where I am giving a keynote presentation this morning on Defining Your Own Logistics Competitive Weapon. Digital Freight Startup Convoy Raises $185 Million, Surpasses $1 Billion in Value (WSJ – sub.

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

Less than ten days after Hurricane Harvey, trucks are already moving freight out of Houston, with almost the same volume as before the storm. Outbound freight has picked up by now, and rates have declined in both directions after the initial, post-storm peak.

This Week in Logistics News (August 19-23, 2013)

Talking Logistics

UPS Expands Logistics Reach To Meet Emerging Demand In China. Freight Shipments Fell 0.2% UK logistics companies optimistic about recovery ( Financial Times ). Note: Ryder is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight. YRC Freight is the third largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.2B YRC Freight has 9.2% YRC Freight is the largest subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. The company was founded in Oklahoma City, OK. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight Equipment & People. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight Service Area. YRC Freight also covers Guam, U.S.

This Week in Logistics News (March 3-7, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Con-way Freight Introduces Drive Safe Systems™. FedEx Freight to Increase Shipping Rates. Bourque Logistics Introduces RAILTRAC® 12.5. Proposed DOT FY 2015 budget draws mixed reactions from industry stakeholders ( Logistics Management ).

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With New Fuel Tax Looming, Here’s a Way Logistics Directors can ‘C’ their ‘A’

Supply Chain Collaborator

If I were a Logistics Director at a company engaged in high volume shipping, I’d be concerned that the resulting rise in transportation costs will be blamed on me and the transportation department.

Carrier Insights with Kevin Hill

The Logistics of Logistics

Kevin has an MBA from the University of Oklahoma and was a freight broker. 22:09 – Data Revolution in logistics. The availability of data is starting to revolutionize logistics. The post Carrier Insights with Kevin Hill appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics.

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

EFT

This is a national issue that logistics providers should take notice of in terms of both the general economic drag it is creating, and the damage it is causing to their performance through shipping delays and added costs. Oklahoma. Oklahoma. #43.

Senators introduce DRIVE-Safe Act hoping to address shortage of truckers

EFT

As home to three inland ports, nearly 4,000 miles of rail and over 12,000 miles of highways, Oklahoma is rightfully recognized as and benefits from being one of the nation’s leading transportation hubs and America’s Corner. Primary Event: The 20th Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America Précis: US Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), 3352 – in an attempt to address the driver shortage in the trucking and logistics industry.

The Last Fast Mile

EFT

A conversation with Chuck Moyer, Board Member, Customized Logistics and Delivery Association and CEO, Express Courier, Inc. (an Moyer: Suppose you have a truck leaving Los Angeles and going to Cincinnati, with stops in Oklahoma City and St.