The latest news, analysis, services and systems regarding transportation and distribution and their impact on global supply chains. Today’s companies are shipping and delivering perishables and manufactured goods faster and farther around the world than ever before through transportation and distribution solutions. New technologies that provide information during local and global shipments via air, ground and sea are transforming the way companies do business - and allowing them to stay ahead of the competition in their industries. As these services continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency and cut costs. Learn how companies are using transportation and distribution solutions to power their supply chains.
For transportation providers in the e-commerce era, the choice is clear: disrupt, or be disrupted. The motivating force is, of course, Amazon.com, which has shown distinct signs in recent years of desiring to take over multiple transportation and logistics functions in support of its dominant e-commerce business. Read More
It takes a big port to handle a big ship. Can East Coast ports meet the challenge of handling the new generation of mega-container vessels? Container lines are engaged in a frantic race to build ever-larger ships, which promise to have a ripple effect throughout the global transportation network. Read More
How can a new company break into the venerable freight-forwarding business? Technology holds the key. For decades, freight forwarding was dominated by a host of smallish, regional firms, many of them family-owned and passed down through generations. Read More