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Counterpoint: Why Trucks Will Uncouple from Human Drivers Sooner than You Think

Why Trucks Will Uncouple from Human Drivers Sooner than You Think

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The driverless truck is no longer a fanciful idea that will materialize in some future world. The technology has advanced rapidly over recent years, and I believe that we’ll see these automated vehicles on our highways in the near future. Here’s why. » Read More

7 Things to Know: Sanitary Transportation of Food Final Rule

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released text for the final rule for the Sanitary Transportation of Food as required by the 2010 Food Safety Modernization Act. There were some significant changes made in response to comments when compared to the draft rule. Here are some quick things to know regarding this widely anticipated rule:

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3 Ways El Niño Could Impact Your Supply Chain and What You Can Do about It

El Nino and Your Supply Chain

Long destructive events—whether they’re caused by humans or nature—are hard to predict and even harder to plan for. California is getting pummeled with flooding, tornados, and mudslides right now. The cause? El Niño. And it’s not just any El Niño. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), predicts this year’s El Niño will be among the strongest on record. One with impact that spans the entire North American continent—but none more than California. » Read More

Market Updates and Favored Shippers: 2015 Transportfolio Recap

2015 Transportfolio Recap

The logistics industry is constantly evolving, and our customers are always looking for ways to adapt. This past year was no exception. It was an exciting year in the supply chain industry, and our Transportfolio® blog has followed the action every step of the way. From surface transportation to global forwarding, our posts aim to fill you in on the topics that matter most. » Read More

How Bad Weather Can Take Supply Chains by Storm

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I originally published this blog a year ago, however with the weather impacting the East Coast this week I felt it was a timely and relevant topic to share again.

The most surprising thing to me about last year’s bad weather was how it caught transportation professionals off guard. Bad weather is bound to strike again. Developing a proactive plan to deal with it is the best way to prepare yourself for whatever happens.

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