September 2014 Archive

TMW Systems Vows Emphasis on Customers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Officials of trucking software vendor TMW Systems outlined on Sept. 22 a wide variety of steps, including corporate restructuring and acquisitions that the company has made, to smooth internal operations and user experiences. Speaking to a sold-out crowd of more than 1,900 at the company’s user conference,

First Aid for the Hospital Supply Chain

First Aid for the Hospital Supply Chain – Inbound Logistics Healthcare reform, a growing number of regulations, skyrocketing operational costs, and increasingly stringent insurance reimbursement guidelines put significant pressure on healthcare providers. For many, implementing cost-cutting measures and improving operational efficiencies have become mandatory regimens. “For a long time, hospitals

DAT Report Shows Loads Rose 32% in August

DAT Report Shows Loads Rise 32% in August | Transport Topics Online | Trucking, Freight Transportation and Logistics News The latest DAT report of spot freight market activity showed a 32% increase in freight volume in August from last year. Van load availability rose 36%, refrigerated freight increased 31% and

Horizon Lines names Steve Rubin CEO, president

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 4, 2014 —/PRNewswire/ — Horizon Lines, Inc. (OTCQB: HRZL), one of the nation’s leading domestic ocean shipping companies, today announced that the Board of Directors has elected Interim President and Chief Executive Officer Steven L. Rubin to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer on a non-interim basis

Wrestling with trucking capacity constraints

Don Thornton, senior VP for DAT Solutions, delved into this very topic in a great report issued earlier this week dubbed What’s Causing the Capacity Crunch and What Can Shippers Do About It. And while his analysis focuses on helping shippers overcome capacity constraints, it illustrates why those constraints developed