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Digital freight specialist CDL 1000 acquires rival Next Trucking

Acquisitions in the logistics industry are looking strong, with Digital freight company CDL 100 acquiring its rival, Net Trucking (NEXT). The Wall Street Journal reports the deal “extends consolidation in the struggling, technology-focused business of matching trucks and shipments.”  Chicago headquartered CDL1000 offers a fintech solution to shippers including drayage and intermodal. Its solutions assist […]

New York to establish US’ first sustainable delivery department

New York mayor Eric Adams has announced his administration is in talks with New York City to establish a department of sustainable delivery in his State of the City Address.  The mayor’s administration previously banned the sale of uncertified e-vehicles and refurbished batteries.  This is a first-of-its-kind regulatory body in the US that will establish […]

The Ultimate Guide to Proof of Delivery Solutions for Seamless Operations

Proof of delivery (POD) documents in the courier business indicate that the delivery driver has completed an item’s delivery service process and received by the recipient. In the ever-evolving landscape of logistics and supply chain management, the efficacy of a delivery services process is a critical determinant of overall business success.  This comprehensive guide sheds […]

Maersk pilots electric truck for logistics solutions in Brazil 

Maersk has successfully completed two pilot tests that will provide electric truck deliveries to customers in Brazil. The organization used two heavy-duty tractor trailers to transport containers.  This initiative comes as the organization decarbonizes its supply chain in Latin America.  The two-week pilots were carried out by two EV truck manufacturers in Brazil. Managing director […]

UPS announces acquisition of MNX Global Logistics 

UPS has announced it will acquire MNX Global Logistics (MNX), a time-critical logistics provider. The acquisition will give more capabilities to UPS customers who rely on time-sensitive critical logistics solutions in healthcare and other industries. This acquisition will assist UPS’ subsidiary Marken to meet its drug product and biological sample shipments.    MNX specializes in the […]

‘Cargo Safety Program’ to spearhead dangerous goods declaration 

“Despite industry and government efforts, dangerous cargo that has not been declared, or that has been incorrectly declared or labeled, continues to cause fires and explosions, hurting and killing vessel crew and transportation staff.” This is a statement made by the World Shipping Council (WSC) recently as the organization looks to improve cargo safety standards […]

US announces $1.4 billion investment for railroad upgrades 

The US Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced it has invested $1.4 billion from the president’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law into 70 rail projects. “This is the largest amount ever awarded for rail safety and supply chain upgrades through the Consolidation Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) program.”  These upgrades will benefit many communities and enhance […]

Australian government gives truck width increase green light 

Australia’s assistant minister for transport Caron Brown has announced a historic decision to amend traffic law regulations by increasing the overall truck width. “This Safer Freight Vehicles package responds to direct calls from industry to increase the width limit of trucks and follows extensive public consultation and feedback,” says Brown. The changes under the Safer […]

Domestic Shipping Act under review, authority eyes incentives for ship owners 

The Philippines’ Marine Industry Authority (MARINA) is looking at incentives for ship owners and shipbuilders as the authority reviews the Domestic Shipping Act 2004, a  PortCall report says. This comes after a recent forum hosted by the Philippine Inter-Island Association. These potential changes can improve the ease of doing business for ship owners.  MARINA’s role […]

Autonomous vehicles are taking over delivery

Autonomous vehicles are taking to the streets, which means big changes to the delivery industry. Not only could it be a safer and more cost-effective option, but also an efficient way of getting more items to customers within a short period of time.  Gatik, the global leader in autonomous middle mile logistics, has announced a […]

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