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Innovation in global supply chains will be driven by consumer attitudes towards climate change

When I discuss technological innovation in global supply chains with people who do not share my enthusiasm for the topic I often get the reaction; “No one wakes up thinking about innovation in supply chains.” Obviously, they are exaggerating, but I know what they mean; For a long time supply chains have been relegated to …

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Proposed Georgia, SC terminal operator agreement withdrawn

The petitioners of a joint marine terminal operation in the ports of Savannah and Charleston have withdrawn their proposed agreement from the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission . Ports America Florida , SSA Atlantic and Ceres Marine Terminals filed the Georgia-South Carolina Marine Terminal Operator Cooperative Working Agreement with the FMC on March 28. An FMC …

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Short lines group celebrates Congressional support of tax credit

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA), a trade group representing U.S. and Canadian shortline and regional railroads, said today that Congressional support is growing for a tax credit that would enable railroads to invest in infrastructure. Support in the U.S. House of Representatives has reached 272 co-sponsors for H.R. 510, a bill …

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New tropical depression pumping up Texas flood risk

Lone Star lashing Tropical Depression 11 (TD-11), quickly and newly formed around midday today, Sept. 17, will soak southeastern Texas the next couple of days. Flooding in the Houston and Galveston areas may end up worse than meteorologists, including myself, originally expected. According to the National Weather Service, some spots have already received around two …

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‘Moving forward, we will be building vehicles on top of computers’

Truck manufacturers are pushing full steam ahead into connected vehicle platforms, using telematics and data integration to drive value for customers while providing countless other benefits for partners, the community and the OEMs themselves. Paccar started its digital transformation journey in 2015 with a remote diagnostics platform, said Jamin Swazo, director of marketing, Kenworth Trucks. …

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51% of Americans Handle Work Calls – and More – In the Bathroom

A new study finds (51%) of Americans read, answer work calls and/or emails in the bathroom on their cell phones. Another large group of respondents (48%) spend an hour a day or more checking them for work related reasons. Statistics for Cell Phone Use at Work Scott Lucas, VP of Commercial Sales at Wilson Electronics …

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Saudis say production 50% back, oil prices slide on possible quick end to crisis

Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman at Tuesday press conference discussing status of country’s oil industry. And just like that, the great Saudi oil crisis of 2019 might be over. In a press conference carried over the Internet, a significant step for the usually publicity-shy kingdom, Saudi energy minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman said …

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Onfleet and Mi9 partner to optimize grocery e-commerce delivery software

Onfleet, a last-mile delivery software management provider, has partnered with Mi9 Retail, a provider of retail commerce solutions, to build a comprehensive grocery e-commerce and last-mile delivery software platform. The partnership was announced on Sept. 16 at GroceryShop, a  grocery and consumer packaged goods industries conference being held in Las Vegas this week. A Coresight …

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Shelley Smith on the efficiency of J.B. Hunt’s 360box

J.B. Hunt Chief Commercial Officer Shelley Smith praises the dynamic 360box service on the Carrier 360 app which brings shippers and carriers together in a digital marketplace. Smith recently sat down with FreightWaves CEO Craig Fuller at the J.B. Hunt headquarters in Lowell, Arkansas, to discuss the company’s new technology as part of the FreightWaves.TV …

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[PODCAST] A Look at the FreightWaves Pricing Power Index

Listen to “A Look at the FreightWaves’ Pricing Power Index” on Spreaker. Freight Resources to Download A Guide to Maximize the Use of TMS Download White Paper Inbound Freight Costs: How Gaining Visibility Achieves Bottom Line Savings Download White Paper The 2019 Transportation Management Trends for all Shippers to Know Download White Paper How Technology…read …

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