Celadon Trucking Implements Load Analyzer and Improves Service and Profitability

Logistics Viewpoints

They are headquartered in Indianapolis in the US and they offer a range of dry van truckload transportation services including long-haul, regional, local […]. The post Celadon Trucking Implements Load Analyzer and Improves Service and Profitability appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints: A Blog for Logistics, Supply Chain, and 3PL Executives.

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

Talking Logistics

Dave Clark, SVP Worldwide Operations and Customer Service at Amazon, was the keynote speaker on Tuesday, and during his talk he announced this week’s top supply chain and logistics news story: Amazon Flex: Amazon will now pay you to deliver packages (The Verge). Cloud Logistics Announces Industry’s First Same Day TMS. It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland.

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This Week in Logistics News (August 25-29, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp. Announces the Acquisition of ADS Logistics. FedEx Ground loses new legal round with labor (Logistics Management). I first wrote about the possibility of drones as a new transportation mode back in February 2013, and during the holiday season last year, Amazon announced its Amazon PrimeAir initiative , which some called a PR stunt, while others — like Google and UPS — saw it as a new competitive threat and opportunity.

How Will You Compete with Amazon with Charley Dehoney

The Logistics of Logistics

Charley is an entrepreneur, executive, and investor in the logistics and transportation space who has successfully launched and grown multiple companies. Dehoney has also held executive roles in several high growth and venture capital-backed logistics businesses.

Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations

NC State SCRC

facility at an Indianapolis, Ind., The shortage of workers has hit the trucking and logistics industry particularly hard. It removes age restrictions on interstate transportation by licensed commercial drivers and strengthens safety-training standards across the industry. A group of executive joined SCRC faculty and staff for a one-day workshop held on February 28, 2019.

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The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? Check out some of the country’s top freight shipping conferences and events for the rest of 2015: Can innovative technology, new business models and eCommerce re-boot the business of logistics? The 3PL Summit is North America’s largest and most high-level gathering of logistics executives and their manufacturer and retailer supply chain counterparts.

Partial loads: A slow season secret weapon?

DAT Solutions

My favorite lane is the roundtrip between Lexington, KY, and Indianapolis, IN. Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications hub for more than 23,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros. I try my best to avoid markets where demand is low, but that gets difficult at this time of year.

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Partial loads: A slow season secret weapon?

DAT Solutions

My favorite lane is the roundtrip between Lexington, KY, and Indianapolis, IN. Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications hub for more than 23,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros. I try my best to avoid markets where demand is low, but that gets difficult at this time of year.

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Get Ready for La Niña, With Snowy Winter in the Northern U.S.

DAT Solutions

Winter is on the way, and the coming season’s weather pattern represents a big question mark for transportation and logistics pros. This year’s weather may not be as severe, but truckers will need to be aware of road conditions on Interstates 80 and 90 through those states, and there could be delays in and around Chicago, Indianapolis, Detroit, Milwaukee, and Minneapolis.

This Week in Logistics News (October 3-7, 2016)

Talking Logistics

miles I will ride next Saturday with my Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure teammates at the JDRF Death Valley Ride in California. In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: DHL Supply Chain acquires Italian Group MIT Safetrans. There was a bit of a lull in M&A activity in the third-party logistics (3PL) industry in recent weeks, but maybe things are about to heat up again.