Logistics
Business, Logistics

UPS to Open Distribution Center in Colorado by Christmas

UPS distribution center CNBC via YouTube

UPS Inc. signed a 10-year lease to open its first distribution center in Aurora, Colo., a 360,000-square-foot building due to open before Christmas.

Transport Topics
November 6, 2017
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous

How Many Warehouse Robots Does It Take to Fill a Grocery Order?

Ocado

The U.K.’s biggest online grocer hit a milestone this year: Ocado Group put together an order of 50 items, including produce, meat and dairy, in five minutes.

Jing Cao | Bloomberg News
November 6, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

CVS to Offer Nationwide Next-Day Delivery in Preemptive Shot at Amazon

Christopher Lee/Bloomberg News

CVS Health plans to begin offering next-day delivery of prescriptions and retail merchandise from its nationwide network of more than 9,700 stores, marking a potentially preemptive strike at Amazon as the online giant weighs entry into the pharmacy business.

Nathan Bomey | USA Today
November 6, 2017
Business, Logistics

GlobalTranz Joins Blockchain in Trucking Alliance

GlobalTranz Enterprises Inc. has joined the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance, a group of industry executives and companies dedicated to developing and promoting blockchain technology standards in the logistics and trucking industry.

Transport Topics
November 6, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics

Capitol Agenda for the Week of Nov. 6: Tax Reform Cometh

President Donald Trump White House via YouTube

The leader of a group representing a large portion of the trucking industry is urging lawmakers to advance a tax reform bill the Republican-led tax-writing House Ways and Means committee will consider for most of this week.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
November 6, 2017
Government, Safety, Logistics, TCA

FMCSA Grant is Helping Iowa Veterans Train for Trucking

Hawkeye Community College

With driver shortages across the country, training to become a trucker can be a good bet for employment.

Andrew Wind | Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier (Iowa)
November 3, 2017
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Opinion

Opinion: Emerging Evolution of Freight Brokerage

Freight and logistics always have depended on the human touch, but technology is getting smarter and many brokers wonder if their efforts will become unnecessary.

Brent Hollingsead | Marketing Director, Aljex Software Inc.
November 3, 2017
Business, Fuel, Logistics, TCA

Oil and Gas Companies Search for Truckers in Pennsylvania

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

After 42 years with the same employer, Kevin Spath of West Deer, Pa., is facing the prospect of losing his job.

Brian C. Rittmeyer | The Valley News-Dispatch (Tarentum, Pa.)
November 3, 2017
Business, Logistics, Opinion

Opinion: The 2017 Capacity Crisis: Past Lessons, Current Advice

Jeff Tucker, CEO of Tucker Company Worldwide, reviews lessons learned and offers current advice relative to the capacity crunch of 2017.

Jeff Tucker | CEO, Tucker Company Worldwide
November 3, 2017
Business, Logistics

YRC Profits Plunge 78% in Third Quarter

YRC Freight TT File Photo

YRC Worldwide CEO James Welch was hopeful three months ago that the third quarter would be in line with the second quarter, but that was before two hurricanes wreaked havoc in Texas and Florida.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
November 2, 2017

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