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.
Can you imagine a world without truck drivers? Within days, stores would run out of food, hospitals would run out of medical supplies, ATMs would run out of cash, and the economy would begin to crumble. Many of us don’t often think about just how essential a truck driver’s work is to our daily lives.
2019 has been a tough year for the trucking industry. More than 2,500 truck drivers have lost their jobs in what some are calling a “bloodbath,” primarily affecting smaller companies and owner operators. Pricing pressure is largely to blame, but the underlying cause is less straightforward.
E-commerce orders continue to grow year over year, which means retailers and their logistics partners must prioritize speedy, last mile fulfillment to compete with the biggest players.
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.
Trucking remains one of the most male-dominated industries today. It's time for the industry to band together and address all issues keeping women from behind the wheel.
It’s time for another inspection blitz. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s International Roadcheck—sometimes referred to as DOT week—will take place June 4-6 this year.
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E-commerce returns are at an all-time high. The surge in online shopping, combined with increasingly generous return policies, is making reverse logistics a key issue for retailers.
LoadDelivered, the freight management division of Capstone Logistics, has been awarded an EcoVadis silver rating for corporate social responsibility (CSR).
LoadDelivered announced today that it was named to Inc. Magazine’s 2019 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private U.S. Companies as well as the Food Logistics list of Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers.
LoadDelivered announced today its inclusion on Food Logistics' Top Green Providers list for 2019. This is the second consecutive year the company has made the list.
LoadDelivered announced today its selection by Transport Topics as a 2019 Top Freight Brokerage Firm. This is the third consecutive year the company has been recognized for this award.
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LoadDelivered, a leading food and beverage specialized third-party logistics (3PL) firm headquartered in Chicago, announced today its selection by Food Logistics as a 2018 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Provider.
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Armstrong and Associates’ presents their 2019 Top 100 Domestic Transportation Managers/Freight Brokers List .
Robert Nathan, co-founder of LoadDelivered and Chief Supply Chain Officer at Capstone Logistics, talked about logistics trends including real-time shipment visibility at the BluJay Solutions Soar conference.
Freight brokers continue to be a major piece of the puzzle when it comes to keeping a truck loaded and running paid miles.
Crain's Custom Media checked with executives of four third-party logistics firms, each with a presence in Chicago, for their thoughts about this fast-growing industry, including the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
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Chicago draws logistics business like Hollywood draws actors, or a lamp draws moths. The city is a high-tech logistics hothouse.