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For all the dramatic advances in technology, the fundamentals of commercial transportation have remained constant for centuries: the shipper books a load, and the driver delivers it. But the next few years could see a radical transformation in the way that event takes place.
It’s been 23 years since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration began requiring "nutrition facts" labels on most food products. Is it time to do the same for disclosing the environmental impact of laboratory products?
The start of the phased-in compliance period for installation of electronic logging devices (ELDs) on commercial trucks is just over a month away. But many drivers appear to be lagging in adopting the technology.
More and more online shoppers want their stuff fast. But the economics of making that happen haven't changed.
If you thought the act of purchasing transportation was as simple as paying a carrier to haul your freight - well, think again.
Companies seek to burnish their brands in a variety of creative ways. In the case of Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), that desire extends deep into the supply chain.
Separate fulfillment streams for e-commerce and retail stores? Those days are over.
Meal kit delivery services are taking the internet by storm. But can they deliver a supply chain that makes economic sense?
Logistics outsourcing may be on the rise everywhere, but Asia is where the action is.
Free trade seems to have few friends in positions of power these days. But advocates of removing obstacles to the flow of international trade got at least one piece of good news earlier this year.
It only makes sense that The 3M Company, with a business model resting almost entirely upon technology, would eventually get around to applying it to the supply chain.
On March 29, British Prime Minister Theresa May officially set into motion the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union, beginning a two-year period of negotiation and closure. The clock is ticking.
Should shippers and ocean carriers have seen the bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd. coming?
It's been the same drill for years: Ocean carriers and shippers talking service, then fixating on price. Is this disconnect finally about to be disrupted?
Another ambitious program for fixing and expanding the nation's transportation infrastructure. With no clear way how to pay for it. Déjà vu strikes again.