If you’re a beneficial cargo owner, working with a third-party logistics (3PL) partner — especially one that provides both transloading and warehousing services — can offer a number of efficiencies for your business.
In today’s highly competitive shipping market, you may be weighing the pros and cons of less-than-truckload freight (LTL) and full truckload freight (FTL) for transporting your products from the ports.
The California State Assembly passed Assembly Bill 316 (AB 316) on May 31, 2023. The bill will now head to the state Senate, and if passed, it will go to Gov. Gavin Newsom to be signed into law.
Eliminating warehousing from your supply chain reduces the time, cost, and effort in transporting cargo to its final destination. It’s called cross-docking, and it trades handling and storage for efficiency gains.
Transportation is one of the largest contributors to carbon emissions in the US. To meet our goals for reducing emissions, changes in transportation practices will have to drive significant shifts. However, there’s debate among experts about how emissions cuts should be regulated, and where the most efficient measures can be put into place.
For years, California has led the way toward a more sustainable freight and transportation industry, and the state continues to push for a zero-emissions supply chain future. First up: The last replacement phase of the California Truck and Bus Regulation is here, with a deadline of January 1, 2023, to comply.
Another new year, another clean slate – or so we hoped. Looking ahead to 2022, many of us are wondering what the outlook is for logistics and transportation. Last year was marked by the container crisis, disruption caused by the Suez Canal blockage, and lack of warehouse availability just to name a few. Many of […]
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.
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.
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.