Archive for Transportation Management

This Week in Logistics News (February 12-16, 2018)

It’s one of those Friday mornings: lots to do, not enough time. So, without delay, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: E2open Proposes to Acquire Amber Road for $10.50 per Share in Cash in a Transaction Valued at Over $300 Million Amber Road, Inc. Rejects Unsolicited Proposal from […]

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How Many Truck Drivers Are There?

I am so confused. A few weeks ago, I revisited the age-old driver shortage question (see Truck Driver Shortage: Getting Better, Worse, or No Problem at All?). As the title of my post suggests, the answer to the question depends on who you ask, when you ask it, and what data you use. Speaking of […]

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Editor’s Pick: 8 Truckload Market Trends for 2018

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. In this post, Steve Raetz, Director of Research and Market Intelligence at C.H. Robinson, highlights 8 trends that will have an […]

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This Week in Logistics News (January 22-26, 2018)

Drones, driverless vehicles, and global trade all made the headlines in this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Teamsters Tell UPS: No Drones or Driverless Trucks (WSJ – sub. req’d) Alibaba’s logistics arm works on driverless technology as automation pace picks up  (South China Morning Post) Waymo to start testing self-driving cars in Atlanta (Reuters) […]

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5 Things to Know About U.S.-Mexico Logistics

Trade flowing across the United States-Mexico border has grown exponentially since the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was enacted in 1994. It has been further spurred by the trend of nearshoring over the last decade, as American companies have relocated their manufacturing facilities to Mexico to take advantage of a skilled workforce, improving infrastructure, […]

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This Week in Logistics News (January 1-5, 2018)

Can a Cuban ski in -21.6F and survive? I wasn’t willing to find out. But I did ski the day before when it was a balmy -10F and I survived (barely) eight runs down the mountain. The cold still has a tight grip on the East coast, with more than a foot of snow falling […]

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