The coronavirus pandemic has changed the world. In the United States it altered the way our country operates and wreaked havoc on American businesses, but leaders in Washington responded with actions that helped mitigate the damage. I applaud these efforts and am confident that our economy will bounce back. But the work is not done.
While the supply chain may have bent at the beginning of the coronavirus crisis, it did not break — and that was due to the dedication, hard work and coordination of many trucking companies, truck drivers, mechanics, dockworkers and others who met the challenge head-on.
Industry members are arriving in Atlanta this week for American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council’s annual meeting with a special focus on advancing maintenance careers.
Reverse logistics provides ample opportunities for third-party logistics providers to streamline the process and ensure sustainable practices, says Erik Caldwell of XPO Logistics.
With labor market data for the 2010s behind us after the employment report released earlier this month, the big takeaway for the decade is that a much higher level of employment was possible without generating inflation.
California’s effort to reshape the “gig” economy hit a significant roadblock earlier this month when a federal court issued a temporary injunction prohibiting the application of the state’s new rules to truck drivers, citing a conflict with federal law. The roadblock is by no means fatal, but it’s not insignificant — not when there are so many lawsuits left to be decided.
Successful business leaders must learn to anticipate, embrace and respond to the innovations around them, says Ben Wiesen of Carrier Logistics Inc. Has your company planned for the turnover of old technology?