supply chain

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.

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.

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.

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.

November 8, 2018
Business, Technology, TCA

Alliant to Acquire Hybrid Transit Systems, Expand Freight Transport Service

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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

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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
Business, Logistics, Top 50, TCA

Syfan Partners With Georgia College to Train Future Logistics Pros

Load-tracking technology at Syfan Logistics Load-tracking technology at Syfan Logistics. (Light Sources Inc.)

Students learning about supply chain management and logistics at the University of North Georgia-Dahlonega campus are getting some insider training thanks to a new partnership with Syfan Logistics of Gainesville.

Joshua Silavent | The (Gainesville, Ga.) Times
September 4, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics, Top 100

Orchestrating the Supply Chain

What are shippers doing to orchestrate the supply chain? How are they tackling capacity, service, visibility and control? That's the focus of our Aug. 22 LiveOnWeb program, "Orchestrating the Supply Chain." 

August 22, 2018
Safety, Logistics, Top 100, Perspective

Examining Sources of Driver Stress

The lifestyle of a truck driver can take a toll on emotional and physical health. Recent ATA statistics showed driver turnover rates in excess of 90% last year. (Getty Images)

In a 2017 study, researchers asked truck drivers about the profession. Here's what they learned, and how it could impact the future.

Stephanie Thomas | Clinical Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management, University of Arkansas
August 20, 2018