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FreightWaves 3PL Summit: Brad Jacobs on diversity, automation and COVID recovery (Video in Source)

Article written by Brian Straight XPO’s chairman and CEO said more efforts will be made to address racial equality Brad Jacobs, chairman and CEO of XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO), is committed to improving the diverse culture XPO is striving to build for its employees, but doing so requires listening to employees, he said during the […]

XPO Logistics wins contract to build warehouse and distribution network for Greene King

Article written by David Edwards XPO Logistics has been selected by pub retailer and brewer Greene King to manage dedicated warehousing and distribution for Greene King’s secondary drinks channel. XPO will provide innovative logistics services from five warehouses distributing to retail pubs and restaurants, including Pub Partner independent licensees and on-trade trade customers. UK-based Greene King […]

Last Mile Delivery Market is Booming Worldwide Opportunities with Innovative Business Strategies by 2027 | UPS Supply Chain, DHL, FedEx, Kuehne + Nagel, SF Express, XPO Logistics, DB Schenker, Nippon Express, GEODIS, CEVA Logistics, J.B. Hunt, Agility, Ch

The Latest 2020 Research Report on “Last Mile Delivery Market” Size and Future Growth | Industry Segment by Applications, Type, End-Use Industry, And Region, Market Demand, Latest Trends, Last Mile Delivery Industry Share & Revenue by company, Company Profiles and Forecasts up to 2027. The report entitled “Last Mile Delivery Market“ shares an in-depth perspective […]

The ‘Uber for trucking’ tries to navigate some Uber-scale problems – Dina Bass | Oct 29 2019 at 06:00 AM

Amit Sekhri took up trucking in the thick of the Great Recession, drawn in part by the freedom of driving the open roads. He was prepared for long hours and weeks away from home. But two of his biggest—and least expected—gripes were the constant phone calls and late payments. Like many truckers, Sekhri booked his […]

Digital Freight: The Race to Automate Truck Brokerage

Written by Benjamin Gordon In the race to digitize the truck brokerage market, will the winner be an incumbent or a challenger? The upside is enormous. Trucking is a $734 billion market. Truckload and less-than-truckload revenue constitute close to $400 billion. If 20% of that market is outsourced, then truck brokerage spending totals $80 billion. […]

Traditional freight brokers investing millions to stay on top – FreightWaves – Ben Thrower, Contributor 09/23/2019

 New technologies are changing the way the freight brokerage industry performs day-to-day operations. (Image: Jim Allen/FreightWaves) New technologies are changing the way the freight brokerage industry performs day-to-day operations. For the past several years it has been the consensus in the industry that the freight brokerage market is headed in the direction of doing everything […]

J.B. Hunt provides some optimism, less doom at investor conference – FreightWaves – Todd Maiden

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT) provided constructive commentary on intermodal and truckload (TL) fundamentals during a presentation at the Cowen and Company 12th Annual Global Transportation Conference. The outlook from the surface transportation services giant at the intra-third quarter event was notably better than the concern around the lack of an uptick in […]

Descartes Acquires BestTransport.com – Jim Stinson | Transport Topics – Staff Reporter

Descartes Systems Group has bought another logistics and transportation company. The Waterloo, Ontario-based logistics and technology company announced it acquired BestTransport.com Inc., a cloud-based transportation management system provider focused on flatbed-intensive manufacturers and distributors. Descartes acquired Columbus, Ohio-based BestTransport.com for $11.2 million using its existing line of credit, the company said in an Aug. 21 […]

The Rise of Digital Freight Matching and How It Works – By Rafael Granato – Supply Chain 247

U.S. Trucking Companies Many people don’t realize it, but the majority of U.S. trucking companies are not large organizations like Knight-Swift, J.B. Hunt, and Schneider. In fact, about 97% of carriers in the U.S. operate 20 or fewer trucks (while 90% of those operate with six or fewer trucks). The national economy depends on trucks to deliver […]

Cargomatic rebuilds executive team in spirit of innovation – FreightWaves – Ashley Coker, Editor

California-based startup Cargomatic competes in the local freight-matching marketplace, using technology to connect drivers and shippers without all the back office red tape. The company has rebuilt its C-suite over the last several months, bringing on new talent in the hopes of propelling itself toward further innovation.  The company currently connects drivers and shippers in […]