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Replay: LiveOnWeb's 'Orchestrating the Supply Chain'

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." Watch the replay.

Transport Topics
August 15, 2018
Business, Logistics

NACPC Gets Approval to Run Chassis Pool at Georgia, South Carolina Ports

NACPC Port of Savannah, Ga. (Tom Driggers/Flickr)

Chassis pool operations at ports in Georgia and South Carolina will shift later this year to a new entity created by the North American Chassis Pool Cooperative, and equipment at the facilities will be expanded and undergo a series of improvements, the group said.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
August 15, 2018
Safety, Logistics

Italy Bridge Collapse Witness Tells of Truck’s Escape

Green truck on edge of collapsed Morandi Bridge A green truck stopped just short of the edge of the collapsed Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy. (Antonio Calanni/AP)

ROME — A witness to the deadly Genoa highway bridge collapse has provided a dramatic account to Italian television SKY TG24, including a description of how a green truck stopped just short of the abyss.

Associated Press
August 15, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, TCA

Ford to Spend $740 Million as Part of Detroit Train Station Project

Michigan Central train station Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford (left) and CEO James Hackett pose outside the Michigan Central train depot on June 19 in Detroit. (Carlos Osorio/AP)

Ford Motor Co. will spend nearly $740 million to renovate the Michigan Central Station and other sites the automaker purchased in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood, the company said Aug. 14.

Cindy Burton | Detroit Free Press
August 15, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Universal Logistics Purchases Southern Counties Express for $65 Million

Universal Logistics truck Universal Logistics Holdings Inc.

Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. is expanding its intermodal business, announcing Aug. 10 it is acquiring Compton, Calif.-based Southern Counties Express Inc. for $65 million.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
August 14, 2018
Business, Safety, Logistics

Finale of CVSA’s Inspectors Competition Will Coincide With NTDC Awards Banquet

Truck inspection in Landover, Md. Law enforcement members conduct inspections in Landover, Md. (CVSA)

In a few weeks, law enforcement officials from across the continent will convene in Columbus, Ohio, to participate in the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s North American Inspectors Championship.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
August 14, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Port of Vancouver Vision Statement to Be Drafted at Public Workshop

Columbia River, Wash., near the Port of Vancouver A tugboat maneuvers through waiting freighters on the Columbia River near the Port of Vancouver in Vancouver, Wash. (Don Ryan/AP)

The Port of Vancouver will hold a public workshop after its regularly scheduled meeting Aug. 14 to draft a vision statement detailing the future of the port.

Calley Hair | The (Vancouver, Wash.) Columbian
August 13, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

Port Prince Rupert Thrives Despite Global Tariff Turmoil

Houses in Prince Rupert Houses in Prince Rupert. (Ben Nelms/Bloomberg)

Prince Rupert is hardly the place one would expect to find an international gateway that’s weathering the Trump trade storm better than any other Pacific port in North America.

Natalie Obiko Pearson | Bloomberg News
August 13, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Americold Logistics Reports Improved Results in Second Quarter

Americold warehouse Americold

Americold Logistics reported improved financial results for the second quarter with revenue from its temperature-controlled warehousing operations growing 2.8% and profit margins expanding by 150 basis points, or 1.5%, compared with the same period a year ago.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
August 9, 2018
Business, Logistics

Rock-It Cargo Sells Majority Stake to ATL Partners

Rock-It Cargo truck Rock-It Cargo via Facebook

Private equity firm ATL Partners has purchased a majority stake in specialty freight and logistics company Rock-It Cargo, as well as its subsidiary Rich Forwarding Limited.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
August 8, 2018