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Loadsmart Adds Executives, Opens New Headquarters

Loadsmart Loadsmart via YouTube

Loadsmart has announced changes to its executive leadership team as well as the opening of a new headquarters in Chicago.

October 12, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Maersk Diverts Ships From UK Ports Short on Truckers

Maersk Maersk containers on a ship. (Freya Ingrid Morales/Bloomberg News)

A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S said it had to divert some ships from the U.K.’s largest container port because of congestion tied to a trucker shortage that’s clogging the flow of cargo boxes into and out of the country.

October 12, 2021
Business, Logistics

Mario Harik Tabbed to Run XPO’s LTL Division

Mario Harik (left) and Tony Brooks Mario Harik (left) and Tony Brooks via LinkedIn

XPO Logistics Inc. CIO Mario Harik will run the company’s less-than-truckload division in an acting capacity in the wake of the retirement of the LTL division president, Tony Brooks.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 8, 2021
Business, Logistics

Andlauer Healthcare to Acquire Boyle, Skelton USA

Boyle truck A Boyle Transportation and a UPS truck at Pfizer's Kalamazoo, Mich., plant. (Absolute Video of Kalamazoo)

T.F. Boyle Transportation, a truckload carrier and provider of specialized transportation logistics, is being acquired by health care supply chain specialist Andlauer Healthcare Group Inc. in a deal valued at $80 million.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 8, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Greenbriar Reportedly Considers Sale of BDP International

Shipping containers Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg

Greenbriar Equity Group is exploring a sale of BDP International that could value the logistics company at more than $1.5 billion including debt, people with knowledge of the matter said.

October 8, 2021
Business, Logistics

Trucking Acquisitions Show No Signs of Slowing Down

MoLo Solutions dispatch center Workers at MoLo Solutions' dispatch center. ArcBest on Sept. 29 announced it will buy the Chicago-based truckload freight broker. (MoLo Solutions via Facebook)

The deal market in the trucking industry is heating up as buyers and sellers look to make moves amid a confluence of factors that are driving activity, experts said.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 7, 2021
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

COVID Vaccine Rollout Is Still Impacting Pharma Transportation

Pfizer Boxes containing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are loaded into a truck for shipping. (Paul Sancya/Associated Press)

The pharmaceutical industry and its transportation partners remain busy with the distribution of coronavirus vaccines.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 7, 2021
Business, Logistics

Book Industry Thrown Into Chaos Over Supply Chain Delays

A shopper browses books at a bookstore A shopper browses books at a bookstore. (M_a_y_a/Getty Images)

The book industry has been thrown into chaos over widespread delays in the supply chain as the crucial holiday season approaches.

October 7, 2021
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Holiday Shopping Season Will Test Supply Chain, Experts Say

Containers unloaded at the Port of Los Angeles Containers are unloaded at the Port of Los Angeles. On Oct. 5, 28 containerships were waiting for a berth at the facility. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics

With shoppers already starting to purchase gifts and other items earlier than usual for the upcoming holiday season, concerns are growing that the already strained international supply chain will not be able to handle the crush of goods.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 6, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 50

GXO, Abercrombie & Fitch to Open Automated Distribution Center

GXO-Abercrombie automation GXO Logistics

GXO Logistics and Abercrombie & Fitch Co. announced an agreement Oct. 6 to open a new distribution center that will blend traditional staffing with automation.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 6, 2021

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