MNX Global Logistics recently announced that it has acquired the Express Division of Network Global Logistics (NGL). Founded in 1971 as the first same day air courier company, NGL today is a premier provider of integrated logistics services and supply chain solutions serving the specialty logistics needs of clients across a wide range of industries
Merit Logistics, a national third-party services provider, has been awarded a new multi-year contract to provide logistics support at the Dollar General distribution centers in San Antonio and Longview, Texas
JIUYE Supply Chain (JIUYE SCM), a leading fresh supply chain service provider in China, just won "2018 Chinese Innovative Company in Logistics Industry", awarded by Equal Ocean, the leading industrial tech media, at the end of November in Beijing
Crowley Logistics has added 400 new refrigerated (reefer) cargo containers to its industry-leading equipment fleet just in time for the peak perishables shipping season beginning in Central America
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., one of the largest supply chain solutions providers in North America, announced recently it has added five FUSO eCanter all-electric medium-duty box trucks to its private fleet, the first ever in company history
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT/HTT) announced today the creation of a joint venture company with Hamburger Hafen und Logistik Aktiengesellschaft (HHLA) the leading container terminal operator in the Port of Hamburg
The rapidly escalating growth curve of Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Market is quite evident from the numerous collaborations witnessed across this business sphere. For instance, recently, CFAO Equipment Ltd, one of the many leading suppliers of industrial and construction equipment across the globe, has signed an agreement with a Ghana-based logistics company called Third Party Logistics Limited. As per the conditions of this partnership, CFAO Equipment will be providing Toyota forklifts to Third Party Logistics to be used in its business operations. Third party logistics industry is characterized by innumerable such acquisitions, subject to the widespread utilization of these services by major companies across myriad geographies, owing to which Global Market Insights, Inc. claim 3PL market size to cross the frontier of USD 1,100 billion by 2024.
If you are in the shipping and transportation business and do not have logistics automation, you are missing out on a lot of action. Logistics automation improves quality, precision and accuracy in the business, and saves money on labor, materials and energy used. In this article, we will look at 8 ways your company can benefit from incorporating automation in the business.
Today’s motor vehicle is no longer for transportation only – it’s also a highly advanced mobile office that integrates voice, data, video, warning and operating systems. As new technologies evolve, vehicles are becoming more complex – and so do their upfits. Vehicle upfits for mobile offices must solve specific business problems and meet work function requirements, all while accounting for occupant safety and ergonomics concerns – not to mention time and budget constraints.
Maintaining the reliability of mobile computing systems in the field is one of the most challenging aspects of fleet professionals today. These devices must perform critical job functions and maintain data flow in tough operating conditions. While there are several keys to a total mobility solution including Software, Hardware, Connectivity, Docking & Mounting, and Professional Installation; having a reliable continuous power supply is the most critical factor to ensure productivity on the jobsite.
With this year’s Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) mandate looming ahead, it’s important for fleets to understand the impact it has on their business and strategically plan how to implement the new standards. Beyond choosing eligible devices and software to track, manage and share data, consider how those devices will be secured inside a vehicle. The right in-vehicle docking and mounting solution for devices not only protects the fleet’s investment in equipment, but also ensures a safe and comfortable mobile office for drivers – reducing the risk of distraction and increasing productivity.
Nordstrom, T-Mobile, and 1800flowers are among UberRUSH's new partners.
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