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For the commercial transportation business, moving things from point A to point B is job one. This coverage explores all of those movements at a global level and focuses on everything from global trade, ocean shipping, and port activity to intermodal business, rail operations and the greater supply chain.

Business, Logistics

CN Announces Alliance With Union Pacific, Mexican Railroad

Canadian National announced plans to begin rail service in Mexico, the United States and Canada with what the railroad says will be a seamless connection in Chicago.

April 25, 2023

Infographic: Ryder’s Foundation for a Successful Freight Brokerage

Globally, supply chains are facing unprecedented levels of disruption. As a result, shippers and carriers are challenged more than ever to keep goods moving while remaining profitable. While most brokerages point to technology as the key to achieving success, today’s setbacks have proven that technology alone isn’t enough.

Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Road Designers Confront Challenges of Balancing Safety, Function

Trees and passenger vehicles number among the safety challenges for road design benefiting freight movement. Will the new influx of federal funding help us get it right?

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
April 25, 2023
Government, Business, Logistics

US-China Tensions Amplify Global Trade Shifts

Political tensions between the U.S. and China are contributing to lower container shipments between the world’s two largest economies, says Ocean Network Express CEO Jeremy Nixon.

Ann Koh and Alex Longley | Bloomberg News
April 24, 2023
Business, Logistics, Top 100

NFI Acquires SDR Distribution

NFI has acquired SDR Distribution Services, a multichannel provider of custom warehousing and distribution solutions, the company announced April 18.

April 24, 2023
Government, Safety, Logistics

FAA’s Acting Chief Announces Plan to Step Down

Billy Nolen, acting administrator of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, is stepping down after just over a year on the job.

Alan Levin | Bloomberg News
April 24, 2023
Business, Technology, Logistics, For-Hire

Schneider Completes First EV Delivery for Frito-Lay

Schneider completed its first battery-electric vehicle delivery with Frito-Lay North America, the multimodal transportation provider announced April 17.

April 24, 2023
Business, Logistics

3PLs Gain Market Share but Face Rising Fraud, TIA Leaders Say

ORLANDO, Fla. — Third-party logistics providers remain poised for long-term success after helping shippers navigate supply chain turmoil wrought by the pandemic,  industry leaders said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
April 22, 2023
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

Shipment Visibility Is Really About Operational Excellence

Shipment visibility, the tracking and tracing of shipments, is one of the most fundamental requirements of logistics. But maybe we think too narrowly about the value of visibility.

Walter Mitchell | CEO, Tai Software
April 21, 2023
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Sector Rankings Reflect Shifting Freight Market

Freight brokerage, warehousing and dedicated carriage operations saw significant growth in 2022, while rocky international freight demand kept forwarders on the ropes.

Mike Senatore | Features Coordinator
April 21, 2023
Business, Logistics

Interactive Map: Where the 2023 Top 100 Logistics Companies Are in North America

Find out where the 2023 Top 100 Logistics Companies are located by regions and by state in North America with our interactive map.

April 21, 2023