supply chain

Business, Logistics

Trucking Faces Transitional Year in 2021

Driver with packages Online ordering will become a permanent habit for many. (Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg)

Trucking is entering a year of change as the industry confronts a new phase of the coronavirus pandemic and adjusts to new practices.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
December 21, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 100

JBS Sends Thousands of Meat Workers Home During COVID Surge

JBS worker JBS said it’s actively working with health departments and union partners to coordinate vaccinations as soon as they become available to essential workers. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

A surge in COVID-19 cases is starting to impact American meat-processing operations in another potential threat to food supply chains that were upended in the early stages of the pandemic.

December 4, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Working Group Tackles COVID Food Supply Chain Disruptions

People at a Costco store People at a Costco store. Leaders in the food transportation industry are looking to apply lessons learned from the pandemic's effect on the supply chain. (Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg News)

Leaders in the food transportation sector are working together to share lessons learned during the coronavirus pandemic.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
December 3, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Coronavirus Likely Altered Supply Chains Permanently, XPO’s Chowdhury Says

XPO truck XPO Logistics

Supply chains have changed dramatically to adapt to the coronavirus, but many of those changes may outlast the pandemic.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
December 2, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Logistics Community Optimistic About Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines

vaccine A nurse prepares a shot that is part of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc. (Hans Pennink/AP)

With optimism building that two COVID-19 vaccines could be available by year’s end, supply chain experts are outlining steps and discussing challenges that lie ahead for those in charge of transporting the anxiously awaited medicine.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 17, 2020
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
Business

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

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