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10 Reasons Being a Professional Truck Driver Is Better Than Driving for a Ridesharing Service

Even with great compensation, stability and a path for growth for years to come, job-seekers are turning to ridesharing and other positions over truck driving causing a huge driver shortage in the supply chain industry.

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Even with great compensation, stability and a path for growth for years to come, job-seekers are turning to ridesharing and other positions over truck driving causing a huge driver shortage in the supply chain industry.

Omni-channel logistics is all about providing consumers with a seamless shopping experience and is only attainable when businesses leverage their ecommerce capabilities with running both a brick-and-mortar storefront and distribution center network.

The key to meeting and exceeding inventory efficiency across multiple channels is to improve your company’s omni-channel fulfillment performance, starting with inventory visibility.

XPO Logistics will buy 5,000 warehouse robots from a Singapore startup backed by billionaire Peter Thiel as part of a deal that makes XPO the only logistics provider to use the technology in North America, the U.K., and eight other European countries.

With a complete understanding of the problem this Chemical Pool Company was facing with its seasonal business, PITT OHIO was able to develop a reliable, comprehensive cross-dock solution.

As the autonomous self-driving truck market heats up Otto/Google veteran Don Burnette and venture capitalist Paz Eshel and their start-up company Kodiak Robotics raise $40M to tackle the long-haul trucking business.

Much of the market is weighing the pros and cons of transactional APIs versus EDI communications, but these messages must be coupled with high-speed analytical solutions that allow shippers and 3PLs to perform rating and transit-time analysis and audit to truly optimize their logistics network.

CSX rises after stunning Wall Street with rail-efficiency gains including second-quarter operating ratio setting a U.S. record as costs fall and cargo demand for coal and consumer goods fuel sales increase.

The lines between 3PLs and brokers are blurring while carriers move into the space; and shippers are considering whether to outsource their freight or use a dedicated fleet.

United Parcel Service Inc. workers have authorized their union to call what would be the first strike since 1997, giving negotiators more leverage in talks to replace a labor contract that expires at the end of July.

With fleet mode, carriers and their dispatchers can find, book, assign and reassign the best loads for their team, once logged in, carriers and their dispatchers can see a full list of their drivers and each driver’s details, schedule, and availability; they can also see all available Uber Freight loads.

There is almost no limit to how a Transportation Management System can benefit your unique supply chain, the key to success is finding the right TMS for your goals, so before selecting a TMS, use the 12 questions in this buyer’s guide to find the best solution for your company.

ARRIVAL, the developer of 'the smart electric van' will supply 35 modular light-weight electric vehicles with zero tailpipe emissions capable of a150-mile battery range and advanced safety features.

UPS has opened a new £120 million hub at the DP World London Gateway Logistics Park in the UK to help improve the company’s e-commerce capabilities, particularly as a gateway to Europe and for companies looking to grow their cross-border business.

General Electric Co. has agreed to merge its railroad business with Wabtec Corp. in a deal valued at roughly $11 billion, letting GE raise some cash to fund its turnaround and shed one of its oldest operations, the strategic combination will drive shareholder value creation by accelerating innovation in transportation and logistics.