Acquisition further extends Transplace leadership in technology to improve fleet utilization and optimize supply chain efficiency.
January 15, 2020
Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology solutions, has acquired Lanehub, a cloud-based platform and community that encourages shipper-carrier collaboration by automatically identifying and connecting companies with complementary freight lanes to save on shipping expenses.
Recognizing it could improve the fuel economy of its fleet, Valley Farms worked with its drivers to limit idle time at deliveries and sought a means of providing them with real-time coaching to improve shifting and speed control behaviors.
December 26, 2019
Valley Farms, along with other Upstate Niagara operations, installed the Vnomics True Fuel optimization solution from Vnomics, Pittsford, N.Y., to reduce fuel consumption by improving driver performance in real time.
5G wearables, quantum computing and self-driving trucks that will NOT happen in the first year of the new decade.
December 18, 2019
In its new white paper, “54 Technology Trends to Watch in 2020,” analysts identified 35 trends that will shape the technology market and 19 others that, although attracting huge amounts of speculation and commentary, look less likely to move the needle over the next 12 months.
As the House of Representatives is expected to vote to impeach the President, this could very well set off a chain of events.
December 18, 2019
The Small Business in Transportation Coalition (SBTC), Washington, D.C., issued a warning that various political actions at Federal and state levels may quickly escalate into a supply chain crisis for Americans.
Blockchain enables individual units of food to be recorded and identified by a transaction record that cannot be edited by any party. This enables suppliers to keep track of the products being shipped by time and location, moving the shipment process along at a quicker pace without missing information that could lead to contamination.
Spanning 2,800 miles, Plus.ai’s L4 autonomous truck completed the hub-to-hub trip from Tulare, Calif., to Quakertown, Pa., in less than three days.
December 16, 2019
Plus.ai, a Cupertino, Calif.-based provider of self-driving trucking technology, has completed its first coast-to-coast commercial freight run with an autonomous truck on behalf of Land O’Lakes, Inc., Arden Hills, Minn.
TransMap will leverage big data to provide real-time, interactive maps and other geospatial data to help government agencies and the industry plan, build and maintain transportation infrastructure.
December 13, 2019
Over the next three years, researchers at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark., will use a $1.5 million award from the U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration, Washington, D.C., to develop TransMap, the Transportation and Maritime Analytics Partnerships Hub.
Check out the January edition of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods: 2020 Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year, what's new in HPP, blockchain in 2020, the future of hydroponic farming, RFF's 30-Year Anniversary and much more!