Author Archives: Team Cargomatic

Truck on freeway

How the Sharing Economy Will Create Trucking Capacity Out of Thin Air

Logistics startups that operate as “sharing economies” are using technology to unlock underutilized capacity in the trucking sector.

ChineseNewYear_dragon

The Chinese New Year Effect: Why Supply Chain Managers Are Freaking Out

Read about how the largest human migration shuts down the global shipping industry for nearly three weeks every year.

Benjamin Franklin at port

Top Shipping Trends of 2015

A review of the biggest trends that shaped the shipping industry in 2015

Truck driver in cab

5 Tips for Retaining Truck Drivers During Peak

The truck driver shortage is forcing transportation to take a closer look the way they treat their drivers.

port congestion infographic

5 Ways Supersized Container Ships Are Transforming West Coast Ports

Port congestion caused by larger container ships is forcing West Coast ports to adapt if they don’t want to lose business to East Coast

Using Google Glass in warehousing

Warehouses Adopting Google Glass for Pick-and-Pack

DHL is experimenting with Google Glass for pick-and-pack at two U.S. warehouses.

Partnering Shippers and carriers

10 Tips to Improve Shipper-Carrier Relationships

Logistics providers are only as reliable as their network of carriers, which is why forward-thinking 3PLs are listening to their carriers’ concerns and building long-term, collaborative partnerships.