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Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50

Logistics, Accelerated

How are technology and innovation trends changing the logistics business? We explore the changes that helped shape the 2018 Top 50 Logistics Companies rankings.

Transport Topics
April 18, 2018
Government, Business, Technology

FHWA Offers $60 Million in Transportation Technology Grants

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The Federal Highway Administration has made $60 million in grant money available for states and cities that are leading transportation-related technology projects.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 18, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Blockchain on Verge of Revolutionizing Shipping Industry

Akos Stiller/Bloomberg News

Globalization has brought the most advanced trading networks the world has seen, with the biggest, fastest vessels, robot-operated ports and vast computer databases tracking cargoes. But it all still relies on millions and millions of paper documents.

Kyunghee Park | Bloomberg News
April 18, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Oil Rises to Highest Since 2014 on Bullish US Inventory Report

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Crude rose to its highest level since 2014 in New York as the drop in U.S. inventories reported by an industry group helped to sustain a rally spurred by geopolitical risks.

Alex Longley | Bloomberg News
April 18, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, TCA

New Hampshire Self-Driving Vehicle Legislation Faces Speed Bumps

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A bill that would allow companies to road-test self-driving vehicles in New Hampshire may be facing some speed bumps.

Shawne K. Wickham | The New Hampshire Union Leader
April 18, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Mayor Eric Garcetti Says SpaceX to Build New Rocket in Port of Los Angeles

Kim Shiflett/NASA

SpaceX has chosen to manufacture its planned big, new rocket in the Port of Los Angeles, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced April 16 in his annual state of the city speech.

John Antczak | Associated Press
April 17, 2018
Government, Technology

FHWA Audits Utah DOT National Environmental Policy Act Compliance

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Consistent communication between managers and staff members could benefit the Utah Department of Transportation as it executes National Environmental Policy Act responsibilities, according to a recent federal audit.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 17, 2018
Government, Technology, Safety

Virginia Tech Vehicle Test Track System to Include Rural Road Simulation

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Virginia Tech Transportation Institute is in the midst of a major expansion of its vehicle test track system in Blacksburg, Va., as it works to complete this fall a simulated rural road system covering 120 acres.

Transport Topics
April 17, 2018
Technology, Safety

Core Group of Distracted Drivers Reduces Road Safety

Distracted driver David J. Phillip/AP

April is Distracted Driving Awareness month, and several new studies show the problem is getting worse.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
April 17, 2018
Government, Business, Technology

Rhode Island Truck Tolls Delayed Until Late May

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Rhode Island’s truck tolls have been postponed once again, this time until at least late May, a delay that is expected to cost $20 million in lost revenue.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 16, 2018

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