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Machine-to-Machine/IoT Telemetry Brings Heightened Visibility to Cargo Movement
Currently, containers, ships and other intermodal transport assets such as chassis and gensets are mainly what we call "dark, dumb and disconnected." What this means is that... »

Controlling Carrier Spend: Blount Takes Chainsaw to Its Logistics Costs Controlling Carrier Spend: Blount Takes Chainsaw to Its Logistics Costs
Blount International, a maker of farm, forestry and gardening equipment, needed to get a handle on its global logistics spend. A performance-management tool from Trax... »

Nixing of Keystone Pipeline Could Be Boon for Railroad Transport Nixing of Keystone Pipeline Could Be Boon for Railroad Transport
President Obama's decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline could come with a heavy side of tank cars. Canadian energy companies need about a dozen crude-laden trains each... »

Videos
The Evolution of Mexico's Rail Network The Evolution of Mexico's Rail Network
Carlos Godinez, Mexico intermodal director with Celtic International, a Transplace company, provides an overview of the rail industry in Mexico, and how far it has come in... »

Drawing a Roadmap to Transportation Savings Drawing a Roadmap to Transportation Savings
Shippers are forever on the lookout for ways to reduce their transportation costs. Brooks Bentz, president of supply chain consulting with Transplace, offers his view of... »

Trends in Transportation, 2015 Trends in Transportation, 2015
Tom Sanderson, chief executive officer of Transplace, joins us in a discussion of the trends that are affecting the transportation landscape in 2015 -- and how they differ... »

Podcasts
The New Panama Canal: Who Wins; Who Loses? The New Panama Canal: Who Wins; Who Loses?
The new set of locks at the Panama Canal is open for business. How will it affect North American shipping patterns?

Customs Automation Is Finally Happening. Really! Customs Automation Is Finally Happening. Really!
After years of delay, the automation of importer filings, involving multiple government agencies, is upon us. Say hello to the "Single Window."

How to Stop Longshore Labor From Paralyzing U.S. Ports How to Stop Longshore Labor From Paralyzing U.S. Ports
U.S. West Coast ports are being "held hostage" by longshore labor. So says one noted economist.

News
TQL Opens New Offices in Missouri, Arizona
Total Quality Logistics, a nationwide freight brokerage, is opening offices in Missouri and Arizona.

Freightos Acquires Air-Cargo Rate Manager WebCargoNet Freightos Acquires Air-Cargo Rate Manager WebCargoNet
Freightos, an online freight marketplace, has acquired WebCargoNet, an air-cargo rate-management provider.

IMAGINiT Partners With Canadian Centre for Product Validation
IMAGINiT Technologies, the design simulation and visualization services division of Rand Worldwide, has entered into a partnership with the Canadian Centre for Product... »

  White Papers
Free Green Freight Handbook Now Available
The Green Freight Handbook is a practical guide to making changes that cut emissions and save costs in logistics operations. This free, 66-page guide was developed by the... »

Can You Benefit from Deploying An Omni-Modal TMS?
Orchestrating the end-to-end transportation process hasn't gotten any easier over the last decade. Working effectively with customers, suppliers, carriers, freight... »

Breaking the Logjam: How a Public-Private Partnership Aims to End Long Truck Queues at Marine Terminal Gates
A public-private partnership at the high-volume ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is engaged in real-world testing of innovative technologies and processes aimed at... »

Supplier Case Studies
Long-Term Transportation Management Partnership Saves Client Millions
Challenge: Wide transportation footprint; Different ERP systems across multiple platforms; Gaps in existing transportation network; Maintain core competency of... »

Editors' Blog
Inventories Shrink in Latest Logistics Report: Is That Good or Bad?
The annual State of Logistics Report has a new author this year - and with it, a marked shift in some key trends.

Can Ports Keep Up With the Changing Needs of Container Lines?
Those idle cranes in the Port of Oakland's Outer Harbor stand as mute testimony to the changes that are roiling container ports and terminals today.

Are Carriers Changing Their Minds on Megaships?
It takes a lot of time and energy to turn around one of those massive new containerships in mid-ocean. The same goes for reversing the assumptions that led to the... »

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