Perspective

Business, Technology, Perspective

Perspective: Drivers Seek Improvements on Routes

An annual survey of thousands of drivers found that while most are happy with the pay structure their fleets offer, they see room for improvement with how their routes are selected.

Jane Jazrawy | CEO, CarriersEdge
May 7, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Perspective

Perspective: The Time Is Now for Blockchain in Transportation

In the transport and logistics sector, skepticism about blockchain remains, which means it’s important to note the advantages of blockchain but also clear up some possible misconceptions, says John Monarch of ShipChain.

John Monarch | CEO & Co-Founder, ShipChain
April 23, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Perspective

Perspective: To Compete, Shippers Must Invest in Smart Technologies

To compete in the package delivery business, shippers must provide the best customer experience possible by investing in smart technologies and selecting the right delivery model, says Trevor Outman of Shipware.

Trevor Outman | Co-founder and President, Shipware
April 15, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel, Perspective

Opinion: Congress Must Act on Infrastructure Crisis

ATA President Chris Spear: American Trucking Associations is stepping up our call on Washington with a new media and grassroots advocacy campaign that turns up the pressure on Congress and the administration to enact comprehensive infrastructure funding legislation.

Chris Spear | President and CEO, American Trucking Associations
April 10, 2019
Government, Business, Safety, Perspective

Opinion: Vigilance Needed in Driver Drug Testing, Monitoring

The expanding legalization of marijuana across the country opens up fleets and motor carriers to increased risk.

Steve Bojan | Vice President & Transportation Practice Leader, Hub International
April 3, 2019
Business, Fuel, Perspective

Opinion: Ensuring Quality of Diesel Exhaust Fluid Can Help Keep Trucks Running Smoothly

Fleet managers and truck drivers both need to understand that the quality of the diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) going into their vehicles is as important as the quality of the engine oils or fuels used in their vehicles.

Jeffrey Harmening | Team Lead, Diesel Exhaust Fluid, American Petroleum Institute
March 20, 2019
Business, Logistics, Perspective

Opinion: Multiple Strategies Can Mitigate Driver Shortage

While the demand for trucks to haul freight is showing no signs of slowing down, the number of experienced and available truck drivers is not keeping pace.

Sven Wengler | Director of Logistics & Transportation Practice, Simon-Kucher & Partners
March 12, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Perspective

Opinion: Using Predictive Analytics for More Efficient Supply Chains

Logistics companies depend greatly on accuracy, timeliness and efficiency to meet distribution and customer demands. The use of predictive analytics, however, is changing the game for this industry because of its ability to determine real-time patterns, track data and anticipate these demands to streamline operations.

Inbal Axelrod | Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer, MyRouteOnline
February 26, 2019
Perspective

Opinion: Amazon Innovations Force Supply Chain Change

Although widely regarded as innovative, Amazon’s business model has caused disruptive change, whether to its direct competitors or specific industries.

Sean Maharaj | Managing Director, Transportation Logistics and Retail Practices, AArete
February 19, 2019
Perspective

Opinion: Automating Purchase, Payment Functions Can Benefit Fleets

Historically, the procure-to-pay process, which integrates the purchasing department with the accounts payable department, was not one where fleet managers focused their attention. Yet, when it comes to purchasing both direct and indirect products and services, fleet managers can benefit from P2P solutions, which can connect the dots between each player in the business-to-business transaction.

Doug Clark | CEO and Chairman, Corcentric
February 5, 2019

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