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Building a Safety Culture

Fleetworthy Solutions

Every fleet should be striving for a “safety-first” mindset. Did you know there are some basic steps to get started? This guide covers several high-level topics and best practices to focus on when ensuring your fleet is a safe fleet.

October 5, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

XPO Marks App Milestone

XPO Connect XPO Connect by XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics Inc. announced that demand for its XPO Connect digital freight marketplace has reached two global milestones — more than 200,000 downloads of the Drive XPO mobile app and over 65,000 carriers registered on the platform.

October 5, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

Shipping Industry Hit With Second Cyberattack in Week

Hacking activity was reported for the second time in a week at a global shipping operation. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News)

The global shipping industry sustained a second cyberattack within a week that’s raising concern about disruptions to supply chains already straining to move goods heading into the usual peak season for consumer demand.

Brendan Murray | Bloomberg News
October 1, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics, Autonomous

Locomation, Wilson Logistics Partner to Deploy Autonomous Technology

Locomation-Wilson Trucks at Wilson's Portland, Ore., facility. (Locomation/Wilson Logistics)

Locomation announced it will equip a minimum of 1,120 trucks operated by Wilson Logistics so pairs can be deployed in what the technology company calls an autonomous relay convoy — describing it as the first fleet purchase order for autonomous technology.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 1, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

Trucking Approaches Holiday Shipping Season ‘Unlike Any Seen Before’

packages at door with wreath TriggerPhoto/Getty Images

An exceptionally busy holiday shipping season appears to be on the horizon, and with it comes concerns about capacity.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 1, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Coronavirus Accelerates Logistics Sector Innovations

DHL Logistics Trend Radar Innovation Center DHL Logistics Trend Radar Innovation Center (Deutsche Post DHL Group)

The DHL Logistics Trend Radar report looked at trends that could reshape logistics in the future, and are particularly focused on technology.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 30, 2020
Business, Logistics

Radiant Posts Gain, Hits Record Revenue in Fiscal Q4

Radiant Logistics Inc. posted slightly higher net income as well as record revenue for the fiscal fourth quarter ended June 30.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 29, 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, Technology, Safety, Logistics, Top 100

Fleets Operating in Health Care Sector Adjust to Surge in Demand Amid Pandemic

Northwell Health distribution center Logistics workers in the health care field have adjusted to dramatic shifts in demand during the coronavirus pandemic. (Northwell Health)

When the COVID-19 outbreak first hit, fleets serving the health care industry responded to sudden shifts in demand while also implementing new safety protocols to protect their drivers and customers.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
September 29, 2020
Government, Safety, Logistics

Trump Announces Shipping of Millions of Rapid Tests for States

President Trump speaks about coronavirus testing during an event in the Rose Garden. President Trump speaks about coronavirus testing during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House on Sept. 28 (Evan Vucci/Associated Press)

President Donald Trump announced plans to distribute millions of Abbott Laboratories’ 15-minute COVID-19 test in the coming weeks, a move aimed at expanding access and helping reopen schools that are seen as key to getting parents back to work.

September 28, 2020

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