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DHL Supply Chain Helps to Bolster Operations at Manheim Logistics

DHL control tower A DHL control tower. The one located in Detroit will be utilized as part of the Manheim collaboration. (DHL)

DHL Supply Chain detailed Oct. 13 how it plans to use its technology and resources to help bolster operations at Manheim Logistics.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 14, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

DOD Contractors Face Oct. 23 Deadline to Purge Chinese Tech

Huawei One of the Chinese companies in question is Huawei. (Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. Department of Defense has issued a reminder to defense contractors that they have until Oct. 23 to certify they are not using the technologies of five Chinese providers suspected of hacking into sensitive government files.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
October 14, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

UPS, FedEx Face Stress Test From Amazon’s ‘Christmas Creep’

A UPS delivery driver pushes a hand truck loaded with packages in San Francisco. A UPS delivery driver pushes a hand truck loaded with packages in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

FedEx Corp. and UPS Inc. are girding for their biggest test yet in the e-commerce era, with “Christmas Creep” pushing the holiday shopping season ever earlier and stretching the limits of shipping networks already strained by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
October 14, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

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Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Rep. Rodney Davis Introduces Highway Funding Measure

Davis Davis at a past event. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

Legislation meant to provide federal financial relief for state transportation agencies was introduced this month in Congress.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 13, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

E-Commerce Spike Likely to Outlast COVID-19 Pandemic, Experts Say

Man works on fulfilling online orders eclipse_images/Getty Images

COVID-19 has accelerated the growth of e-commerce, a trajectory that could have significant implications for the trucking sector even after the pandemic passes.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics, Autonomous

Einride Readies US Test for Automated Podlike Truck

Einride next-generation podlike truck Einride is planning a U.S. test of its podlike autonomous trucks with Bridgestone. Einride's truck lacks a cab, windows and mirrors, meaning it weighs less than a comparative electric truck and has more room for cargo. (Einride)

Einride plans to expand its range of podlike self-driving trucks and launch a pilot program in the U.S. with tire manufacturer Bridgestone.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
October 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

Carrier, AWS Collaborate on Food and Medicine Transportation

Carrier unit/AWS logo (Carrier)

Amazon Web Services and Carrier Global Corp. announced Oct. 8 a multiyear agreement to develop a cold chain operations platform.

October 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Ware2Go Launches FulfillmentVu Technology Platform

Warehouse worker Ergin Yalcin/Getty Images

Ware2Go launched a new technology platform Oct. 8 that combines warehouse management systems to help merchants meet customer expectations across all sales channels.

October 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Penske Truck Leasing Expands in Vermont

Penske maintenance Maintenance being performed at a Penske facility. (Penske)

Penske Truck Leasing announced it opened a new facility in Essex Junction, Vt., to offer full-service truck leasing and contract truck fleet maintenance services.

October 9, 2020