supply chain

Business, Technology, Top 100

Oaktree Capital Invests $450 Million in Rail Transportation Firm Watco

Watco mechanical repair shop in Neodesha, Kan. A mechanical repair shop in Neodesha, Kan. (Watco Cos.)

Oaktree Capital Management is investing $450 million and forming a strategic partnership with Watco Cos., a privately owned company that provides a broad range of rail transportation services in North America and Australia.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
January 16, 2019
Business, Technology, Safety, Opinion

Opinion: The Benefits of a Data-Driven Supply Chain

Methods such as Statistical Process Control, Lean and Six Sigma have been in use for decades, helping manufacturers maximize the efficiency and reliability of their processes. But when it comes to complex, global supply chains, a lack of data has limited the effectiveness of these tools.

Dagny Dukach | Director of Marketing, Tive Inc.
December 27, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Uber Freight Adds Analytics Tool for Shippers

Uber Freight Drivers wait in their cabs at a loading dock. (TT File Photo)

Uber Freight has launched a new data analytics feature designed to help shippers pinpoint problem areas within their supply chains and take action to improve efficiency.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
December 14, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

AIT Worldwide Logistics Acquires ConneXion

AIT Worldwide Logistics, a supply chain services provider, has acquired ConneXion World Cargo, a freight forwarder based in London.

Transport Topics
December 11, 2018
Business, Fuel, Logistics

Crowley Merges Liner Services Unit Into Crowley Logistics

Crowley Logistics truck Crowley Logistics

Crowley Maritime Corp., a provider of marine solutions, energy and logistics services, announced it would complete the merger of its liner services group into Crowley Logistics come Jan. 1.

Transport Topics
November 30, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous

Turvo Raises $60 Million in Series B Funding

Turvo, a collaborative logistics platform, announced Nov. 8 it had raised $60 million in Series B funding.

Transport Topics
November 15, 2018
Business, Technology

Seldat Opens Two New Warehouses in Canada

Seldat truck and warehouse Seldat Distribution

Seldat, a supply chain services and technology solutions company, announced Oct. 23 that it had opened two warehouses in Canada.

Transport Topics
November 8, 2018
Business, Technology, TCA

Alliant to Acquire Hybrid Transit Systems, Expand Freight Transport Service

Freight containers Getty Images

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Alliant Energy’s transportation subsidiary has announced plans to buy Cedar Rapids-based Hybrid Transit Systems. The acquisition will add a layer of freight transport to Alliant Energy Transportation.

Mitchell Schmidt | The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
October 23, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, TCA

E2open Buys Leading Ocean Freight Software Firm Inttra

Cargo Ship Getty Images

E2open, an Austin-based software company that provides cloud-based services for the supply chain industry, said Oct. 22 that it had acquired New Jersey-based Inttra, a software company that provides various tools to shippers and carriers in the ocean freight industry.

Sebastian Herrera | Austin American Statesman
October 23, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Supply Chain Partners Focus on Efficiency to Improve Capacity

Supply Chain Gross (left), Vieth, Frazier, Shook and Burton discuss capacity at the Intermodal Expo. (Mindy Long)

LONG BEACH, Calif. — High freight levels, decreased productivity and the driver shortage have contributed to tightened capacity, and carriers and intermodal providers said they are focusing on efficiency to meet supply chain demands.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
September 25, 2018

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