How a shoe-box sized satellite could transform logistics communications

How a shoe-box sized satellite could transform logistics communications

Small, yet powerful satellites can now be deployed for just a fraction of the cost of more traditional satellites, potentially changing the way logistics companies access location and other data for assets.

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Improving freight operations with lessons learned from “Groundhog Day”

Improving freight operations with lessons learned from “Groundhog Day”

Phil Connors, played by Bill Murray, is stuck in the same day, played out over and over again, in the film Groundhog Day. He repeats each day until he gets it right. In the real world, we don’t get the chance at a “do-over,” but delivery operations present an opportunity to do very nearly that.

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JD.com delivers books using drones in Indonesia during pilot run

JD.com delivers books using drones in Indonesia during pilot run

Chinese ecommerce behemoth JD.com is turning delivery schedules up a notch by introducing delivery drones in Indonesia and completing its first “government approved” drone delivery earlier this month.

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Are fleets implementing electric trucks soon?

Are fleets implementing electric trucks soon?

There are numerous reasons why electric trucks may continue to take a backseat when private transportation fleets and for-hire carriers are developing their truck procurement strategies.

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UPS zeroes in on 'super-hubs,' high-margin shipments to grow business

UPS zeroes in on 'super-hubs,' high-margin shipments to grow business

Shipping trends of 2019 are requiring established freight carriers to evolve their operational models. UPS is developing more super-hubs to facilitate growth through handling more high margin shipments.

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