Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Quiet Logistics Expands Kiva System Capacity

Third-party logistics firm Quiet Logistics has tripled the capacity in its Kiva Mobile Fulfillment System in less than six months, Kiva said.

Transport Topics
July 7, 2009
Business, Safety, Government, Technology, Equipment

Landstar Buys Two Supply Chain Companies

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Landstar System said it has purchased two Michigan-based supply chain transportation firms that focus on transportation technology systems.

Transport Topics
July 2, 2009
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Podcast Debut: ‘RoadSigns’ Tackles Autonomous

RoadSigns podcast

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Transport Topics' new podcast: RoadSigns. Our debut episode focuses on how the trucking industry’s steady and ongoing development of autonomous technology may someday affect truck drivers. Click to listen!

Transport Topics
June 11, 2018
Business, Safety, Technology, Logistics

Brokers, 3PLs Gaining Share as Recession Spurs Competition

Freight brokers and other third-party logistics providers say their non-asset-based models are helping them to steadily gain market share during the ongoing recession.

June 29, 2009
Business, Government, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Ryder Earns 3PL Cross-Border Security Certification

Ryder System said it has been certified as a third-party logistics provider in the Custom-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism program, an initiative that seeks to promote supply chain security and reduce border vulnerabilities.

Transport Topics
June 24, 2009
Business, Technology, Government, Logistics

3PL Leans on iPhone App to Eliminate Paper Bills

D.W. Morgan, a third-party logistics and supply chain consulting firm, has developed an iPhone application that the company said has helped it eliminate paper bills.

Transport Topics
June 23, 2009
Business, Technology

Atlas Buys Self-Service Moving Company

Atlas World Group said it has purchased the assets of self-service moving company Smart Move Inc.

Transport Topics
June 22, 2009
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel, Equipment, Technology

EGR vs. SCR Battle Also Rages in Truck Classes 3-7 for 2010

Diesel emission standards change again in January 2010, but unlike the previous modifications when all manufacturers used essentially the same emission-controlling technology, medium-duty truck buyers next year will have a choice of competing systems.

June 22, 2009
Government, Business, Safety, Technology, Equipment

Obama, House Panel Spar Over Highway Plan

WASHINGTON — Setting up what could be a major confrontation between Congress and the White House over transportation policy, a key House committee unveiled a $500 billion blueprint to remake the U.S. transport system, while on the same day the administration instead proposed extending the current plan for 18 months.

June 22, 2009
Business, Technology, Government

YRC Sets Pension Fund Agreement with Teamsters

Bruce Andrew Peters for TT

YRC Worldwide said it has finalized an agreement with the Teamsters union in which YRC will provide real estate assets as collateral in lieu of contributions to the union’s pension fund in the second quarter.

Transport Topics
June 18, 2009
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

UPS Launches Web-Based Parts Fulfillment System

UPS Inc. has launched a new Web-based system that it says will allow companies to more easily manage parts inventory and order and ship parts.

Transport Topics
June 17, 2009