supply chain

Business, Technology, Logistics

RK Logistics Accelerates Silicon Valley Expansion Plans

RK Logistics Group is accelerating its expansion into Silicon Valley with new facilities, company leadership detailed Oct. 19.

October 20, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

Watch the Replay: Future of Freight and Supply Chain Symposium

The Future of Freight and Supply Chain Symposium

Trucking execs from XPO Logistics, C.R. England, NFI Industries, YRC Worldwide and Transfix were among the guests featured during our Oct. 8 TT/CQ Roll Call virtual symposium, "The Future of Freight and Supply Chain Management." Watch the replay now.

October 7, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics

Supply Chain Workers Play Essential Role in Coronavirus Response

Northwell Health distribution center Northwell Health distributes medical supplies across its network of hospitals from its facility in Bethpage, N.Y. (Northwell Health)

Employees at Northwell Health’s 85,000-square-foot distribution center often joined together to watch the success stories as COVID-19 patients left Northwell’s hospitals, with many workers getting tearful as they realized the critical role they were playing in the health care supply chain.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
September 29, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Unveiling the 2020 Top 100 Private Carriers List

Pepsi truck PepsiCo Inc. is No. 1 in the rankings. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

Through financial and logistical challenges, the companies on this year’s Transport Topics Top 100 Private Carriers list have been finding ways to navigate this turbulent time while ensuring that shipments continue to reach their destinations.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 29, 2020

Companies That Prioritize Quality Work Can Sustain Disruptions, Survey Finds

Power lines down in Texas after Hurricane Laura Downed power lines stretch across a road in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura on Aug. 27 in Sabine Pass, Texas. (Eric Gay/AP)

Research firm Gartner in a recent survey found that supply chain companies that build and maintain a culture that prioritizes quality work are better positioned to sustain their businesses when major disruptions occur.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
August 27, 2020
Business, Logistics

Supply Chain Risk Grows as Weary Crews Halt Ships and Clog Ports

A container ship is docked at a terminal in Sydney, Australia, on June 3. A container ship is docked at a terminal in Sydney, Australia, on June 3. (Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg News)

A new risk to global supply chains is emerging as exhausted seafarers stuck offshore for months halt work, a breaking point caused by restrictions on crew changes amid coronavirus precautions.

Aaron Clark and Annie Lee | Bloomberg News
August 7, 2020
Business, Technology

Redefining Supply Chain Security

Overhaul Whitepaper

Supply chain security is an ongoing and ever-evolving process, requiring active risk mitigation and management. Discovering security-related trends, addressing them before they become a true risk, and dealing with unavoidable real-time situations effectively allows you to manage your supply chain’s security.   This whitepaper offers a breakdown of how to: - Understand exactly what’s at risk - Examine physical supply chain threats - Evaluate supply chain security & mitigating risks - Digitize the supply chain for improved security   Download the whitepaper to help redefine your supply chain’s security.

August 5, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Lawmakers Highlight Supply Chain Concerns Amid Pandemic

Trucks on highway shaunl/Getty Images

House lawmakers recently pointed to the need for enhancing the manufacturing environment for products and equipment to avoid future disruptions along supply chains affected during the coronavirus pandemic.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
July 31, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

World’s Supply Chain May Not Be Ready for COVID-19 Vaccine

Airport staff unload cargo after it arrives at Juba International Airport in South Sudan on March 24. Airport staff unload cargo after it arrives at Juba International Airport in South Sudan on March 24. (Alex Mcbride/AFP/Getty Images)

The industries that shepherd goods around the world on ships and planes acknowledge they aren’t ready to handle the challenges of shipping an eventual COVID-19 vaccine from drugmakers to billions of people.

July 27, 2020
Business, Logistics

World’s Supply Chain Managers Bask in Their Extended Moment

A man takes a bar of soap off a store shelf in Mumbai, India. A man takes a bar of soap off a store shelf in Mumbai, India. (Kuni Takahashi/Bloomberg News)

Accustomed to crunch time and performing in a crisis, the world’s supply chain managers are having something of an extended moment in pandemic recovery mode.

Andrew Noel | Bloomberg News
July 8, 2020