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Are Self Driving Vehicles the Future of Shipping and Trucking?

Autonomous driving systems offer many possibilities to improve the quality of logistics networks. Self-driving commercial vehicles are bringing a new era in freight transportation. However, new technologies also bring with them a newer level of responsibilities for those in executive positions. This is why increasingly companies are attempting to innovate and implement new technologies.

How Shifting Freight Demands are Straining Fleets and Shippers

The challenges of transport, logistics, and the shipping industry Freight demands are constantly affected by a wide range of variable factors which makes it hard to anticipate trends in future shifting. All of this makes the work of fleets and shippers challenging. Factors that influence freight demands include the economy, globalization,

Great American Trucking Show (GATS) 2014

The 2013 Great American Trucking Show held at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, TX, showcased 473 exhibits and drew 46,536 registered attendees.  Smart Session seminars, led by the Texas Motor Transportation Association, Pride & Polish national championship competition, truck, trailer, products and service exhibits, celebrity appearances and exciting contests

Consumer Products Companies Can’t Keep on Truckin’

Truck driver shortages, escalating fuel prices and increasing imports have pushed consumer goods manufacturers and retailers towards long-haul trucking alternatives, including rail and short-haul road freight. Over the past year, as diesel prices rose manufacturers and retailers began considering how to deal with the trucking crisis, such as alternative distribution,