There has never been a more profitable time to be a truck driver—or a tougher time to be trying to hire one. By most accounts, the industry is about 50,000 qualified drivers short of what demand could handle.
The report, entitled “Artificial Intelligence in Logistics: A collaborative report by DHL and IBM on implications and use cases for the logistics industry,” examines different ways in which AI can be used for augmenting logistics operations, especially now at a time when leveraging AI is more accessible and affordable than it has been in the…Details
Infrastructure is an early casualty of Washington’s fixation on the November mid-term elections. Retiring House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and others are signaling that Trump’s $200 billion federal infrastructure plan is all but dead for this year.
If you are in the trucking business, things are going pretty well of late, it seems, right? A few key monthly reports issued this week-FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI), and the Cass Freight Index-indicate that the answer to that question is a resounding “YES” and truly drive home that there may be, at the moment,…Details
DHL invested $7 million into this new facility, which is located at 1651 S. Carlos Ave., which is comprised of 75,000 square-feet of building space, and 5,600 square-feet of office space. This new location is significantly larger than is previous location in this area, which was 39,000 square-feet.
The Transportation Intermediaries Association’s annual conference held last week in Palm Desert focused in large part concentrated on new challenges confronting the domestic 3PL industry.
Commerce reported that March was up 0.6% compared to February at $494.6 billion and was up 4.5% compared to March 2017, and NRF reported a 0.3% annual gain on a seasonally-adjusted basis from February to March, with annual retail sales in March up 5%.
The new technologies on display last week in Atlanta were exciting, promising and confounding for materials handling customers faced with a new set of distribution challenges
Looking at the many facets that comprise the container shipping sector, it is fair to say that it is replete with many familiar themes, like overcapacity and rate pressures, as well as potential opportunities for future growth and stabilization. Those are a few of many takeaways in a report issued this week by global business…Details
Carloads were up 4.6% at 261,898, and intermodal units headed up 3.1% at 263,007.