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The Carrier Cash Flow Problem: Can Technology Help?

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Trucking companies have struggled in 2019, primarily from pricing pressure on shipping rates. Salvation may come from technologies that reduce costs, mitigate risk, streamline operations, and differentiate small carriers from their larger, cash-flowing competition.

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The 2019 ELD Deadline That No One is Talking About

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Preparing for the Electronic Log Mandate (ELD) seemed all-consuming for the freight transportation industry throughout 2017 and early 2018. Today, another ELD deadline approaches, but it’s not well publicized. And this one could cause a major strain on capacity.

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2019 Trends in Logistics: Rise of the Machines and More

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The rate of change in transportation and shipping has accelerated to meet exploding consumer demand. E-commerce has reshaped the industry in so many ways, from technology and costs to labor and consumer preferences, it can be hard to keep up. Get ready for many more changes in logistics and transportation in 2019.

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3 Trends Changing the CPG Industry

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The CPG industry is one of the largest in North America. While there was a time that CPG brands were “firmly attached to the local brick and mortar shelves”, new trends are changing the industry and affecting the distribution and transportation of goods.

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Addressing America’s Truck Parking Problem

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Everyone gets frustrated when searching for parking, but when you’re driving an 18-wheeler, finding a spot to take a break or park overnight can be daunting. That’s because there are about 1.5 million truck drivers on the road at any point in time yet fewer than 400,000 available parking spots.

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