The New Era of Smart City Logistics – MHI

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November 18, 2017 | By George Prest Tags: Trucking, Last Mile Delivery, Logistics, Supply Chain Let’s talk about your company’s futureproof strategy to meet the challenges and opportunities of Smart City Logistics head-on. Oh, wait. You don’t have one yet? You’re not alone. According to the fourth edition of MHI’s […]

Truckload Carriers and E-commerce: Serving the Middle Mile

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January 31, 2018 | By Gary Frantz Tags: Trucking, E-commerce, Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain E-commerce is redrawing the landscape for freight transportation. Do truckload carriers have a place in this new world of high-velocity supply chains, especially as shipments get smaller and delivery windows shrink? As consumers buy more and […]

New App Drives Compliance – Inbound Logistics

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December 10, 2018 Tags: Trucking, Logistics, Technology It can be challenging for rental trucks to meet the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate. One solution is to provide drivers with easier Hours of Service (HoS) functionality. To that end, Penske Truck Leasing has introduced Penske Driver, a fully integrated and ELD-compliant […]

The (Not So) Hidden Benefits of Intermodal

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January 31, 2022 | By Tom Gresham Tags: Intermodal, Logistics, Sustainability Shippers that turn to intermodal can ease capacity challenges and save money on long-haul shipments unburdened by pressing deadlines. Intermodal shipping can be an afterthought for some shippers, an option that they do not even consider when weighing their […]

Transport Decision Makers: Prepare for the Future

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January 31, 2019 | By Noel Perry Tags: Trucking, Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain What is happening and what will happen to trucking capacity and costs? Here’s the data you need to help plan for the coming months. Spot Capacity The steady fall has paused. The “where” of the spot market: […]

How to Manage LTL Spend with a TMS

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April 20, 2020 Tags: Trucking, Transportation Management Systems (TMS), Finance If you don’t know how much your company spends on LTL shipments, you’re not alone. Because of the complex nature of LTL moves and the complicated pricing structure, you may be paying more than you need to and leaving margin […]

2021 Trucking Perspectives – Inbound Logistics

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September 11, 2021 | By Merrill Douglas Tags: Trucking, Partnership, Transportation Through its exclusive annual survey of motor carriers and shippers, Inbound Logistics offers a picture of the trucking industry in an economy distorted by supply chain disruptions. Remember the start of 2021, when we thought COVID-19 vaccines would signal […]

Pallets: Front and Center – Inbound Logistics

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May 05, 2022 Tags: Pallets, Technology , Supply Chain, Sustainability, Automation Playing a central role in the supply chain, the once-overlooked pallet is capturing the spotlight and evolving to keep up with rapidly changing demands and expectations. These pallet companies ensure standout performances. Pallets are so ubiquitous and modest in […]

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