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Technology in Trucking

Posted on: November 27th, 2013 by Chelsea Tucker 2 Comments

From individuals in the 1920s with single trucks delivering to make a living to companies with 500 large truck fleets, the trucking industry has grown a great deal in the last 100 years. The interconnectedness of the American freeways have led to consumers being able to get goods from hundreds of miles away, and shippers […]

YRC Looks to Teamsters for Aid

Posted on: November 18th, 2013 by Chelsea Tucker 2 Comments

This third quarter for YRC Freight has not been a very pleasant one. The transportation company’s shares have dropped to around $7. Around July last year, the shares were selling for about $35. Furthermore, YRC reported a loss of about $44.4 million for the third quarter, while just last year they had a $3 million gain. […]

Information overload equals job security

Posted on: November 13th, 2013 by Gary Bricken No Comments

Probably one of the greatest lies ever told is, “If you have more information, you can make more informed decisions.” On the surface, that makes a lot of sense. But the reality is that the more information you have available, the more time it will take to make any decision. And the more time you […]

Cargo Theft Rises

Posted on: October 31st, 2013 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

Third quarter cargo thefts reached a total of 231 in the United States, breaking down into 74 in July, 76 in August, and 81 in September, according to the most recent FreightWatch International Supply Chain Intelligence Center report. The Center actively tracks and records cargo theft, categorizes stolen loads into 11 different products types, and […]

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