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Transplace announces strategic acquisition of ScanData Systems

Dallas-based Transplace, a non asset-based third-party logistics services provider, announced today that it is welcoming Austin, Texas-based ScanData Systems Inc., a provider of parcel transportation management solutions (PTMS), into the fold, in what it called a strategic acquisition. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Dallas-based Transplace, a non asset-based third-party logistics services provider, announced […]

Q2 Coyote Curve report takes deep dive into the state of the truckload market

Article written by Jeff Berman The most recent edition of the Coyote Curve by Coyote Logistics, a subsidiary of freight transportation and logistics services bellwether UPS, indicated that truckload market conditions remain challenged, due largely to COVID-19, with the caveat that they may have bottomed out in April. Coyote Logistics defines the Coyote Curve as […]

COVID-19 sends ripples through top public LTL carriers in first quarter

Article written by John D. Schulz The first economic shock waves of the COVID-19 pandemic have started to wash across the first quarter earnings reports of the leading publicly held less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers, with more bad news coming later in the year. The first economic shock waves of the COVID-19 pandemic have started to wash […]

Q&A: Mark Yeager, Redwood Logistics CEO and Senior Advisor with CI Capital Partners

Article written by Jeff Berman Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with Mark Yeager, Redwood Logistics CEO and Senior Advisor with CI Capital Partners. Yeager provided insight into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on logistics and supply chain operations on myriad fronts. Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently […]

Motor Freight Trends: Time for creative thinking

Article written by Ben Camiel While new technology has ushered in many improvements, analysts believe that old-fashioned ingenuity, building better relationships with carriers, and an increasing knowledge base of best practices may help shippers ride out the freight management challenges in the long term. Motor Freight Trends: Time for creative thinking MOTOR FREIGHT TRENDS: Time […]

New IBM Report Explains How to Leverage Technology to Counter Pandemic Disruption

Article written by Patrick Burnson In this exclusive interview, Jonathan Wright, Global Head Cognitive Process Re-engineering at IBM, shares his views on how companies should use technology to leverage emerging patterns during disruption, helping them prepare for future events. The current pandemic continues to make a profound impact on the global supply chain – particularly […]

Need a place to park that rig? Strategic partnership between TruckerTools and TruckPark can help

Article written by John D. Schulz Trucker Tools and TruckPark have formed a strategic partnership to help truckers find safe parking facilities to help ease the national shortage for overnight rest areas for truck drivers. Trucker Tools and TruckPark have formed a strategic partnership to help truckers find safe parking facilities to help ease the national […]

Using YMS to close supply chain gaps

Article written by Bridget McCrea Poor visibility in the warehouse and distributing center (DC) yard isn’t anything new. In fact, it’s so prevalent that analysts and technology vendors have taken to calling the yard the “black hole” of the supply chain. Where companies will invest in warehouse management systems (WMS) to run the activities taking place within […]

Seattle-based FreightWeb makes market entrance, with a sharp focus on partial truckload transport

FreightWeb is financially backed by Madrona Venture Group and 8VC, with the latter having also backed Flexport, Flexe and other logistics technology-focused companies. The company is led by Will Payson, whom serves as co-founder and CEO, and its team has a combined 50 years of logistics experience in previous leadership roles at FedEx and Amazon, […]

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