Category Archives: Trucking

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How would the new infrastructure bill impact freight forwarding & trucking?

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The Senate recently advanced a $1 trillion infrastructure bill that, if signed into law, will include major investment for the nation’s transportation, water, and power infrastructure. It also allocates funds for expanded broadband internet access, research and development for clean energy technologies, and much more.

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High Hopes for Hydrogen Energy in Transportation Zero-Emissions Goals

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The IPCC just released their 2021 report, and the biggest takeaway is that we should be acting right now to work toward zero-emissions goals. As consumers and businesses internalize these revelations, more are looking seriously into their supply chains for ways to improve their carbon footprint.

Are Self-Driving Electric Trucks The Future For Interstate Carriers? GlobeCon Freight Services

The Benefits of AI and Automation for the Trucking Industry

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AI and automation in the trucking industry have come a long way in a very short period of time. While full hands-free automation is still somewhere on the horizon, technology is already improving efficiencies and creating better working conditions for drivers on the road.

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How Carriers Can Tackle The Truck Driver Shortage While Creating Efficiencies

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A widespread truck driver shortage is one of the more impactful results of 2020 for supply chain companies. A full 71% of the total freight tonnage handled in the U.S. is moved on the highway system, and while recent investment into intermodal infrastructure has improved opportunities for rail transport, shortfalls in the trucking industry will […]

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3 Trucking Sustainability Trends to Watch in 2021

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Trucking keeps our nation moving, and without it the U.S. economy would come to a standstill. We’ve previously talked about how eCommerce continues to thrive despite the presence of a global recession, so it’s safe to say trucking won’t slow down anytime soon. It’s no wonder then that environmentally sustainable transportation of freight is on […]

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How Technology is Helping Fleets Meet the Challenges of COVID-19

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The trucking industry was already undergoing major structural changes prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to new technology, driver shortages, and changing consumer preferences. Now, operational challenges related to both personnel and public safety are creating conditions that will likely accelerate new technology adoption, and could crown new winners and losers in LTL and last-mile. […]

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Is It Time for More Flexible Supply Chains?

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For decades, retailers have focused on creating leaner supply chains using cost-cutting “just-in-time” approaches. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed weaknesses in lean supply chains and the just-in-time methodology, and supply chain inflexibility has failed both consumers and retailers.

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Holiday Logistics Outlook 2019: What Retailers Can Expect

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‘Tis the season to be worried about retail logistics! This year, as many retailers prepare for their busiest weeks, uncertainty abounds. Consumer demands are shifting more rapidly than ever, e-commerce continues to disrupt brick-and-mortar retail in unexpected ways, new pressures are being put on fulfillment, and the trade war with China looms over every sales […]