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Marc Althen of Penske Logistics
In our continuing series of discussions with top supply-chain company executives, Marc Althen discusses discusses Penske's role as a third-party logistics service provider and the market outlook for 2020.
Staying cool under pressure
With the cold chain market set to explode, temperature-controlled fleets are looking to sophisticated new technologies that provide precision monitoring of perishable cargo.
The rise of private fleets (and dedicated operations)
The desire for committed capacity, reliable service, and predictable cost has created a surge of interest in dedicated and private fleets. That will change the complexion of trucking over the next five years.
Conferees strip measure from FAA bill to pre-empt state laws on driver meal, rest pay
"Denham Amendment" fails to pass legislative muster again.
Walmart offers bonuses for drivers to find drivers
Drivers, hourly associates in transport division can make up to $1,500 for successful referrals, company says.
Diesel to power smaller share of U.S. truck orders by 2040, study says
Battery electric vehicles to gain share as urban trucking grows, technology improves, IHS Markit report says.
Truck, rail share of U.S. tonnage to fall over next 11 years, ATA says
Pipeline to take larger share of growing volume pie, group's freight forecast says.
Lanehub unveils platform for shippers to market backhaul space to each other
"Backhaul Assist" to market empty private fleet, dedicated space to shippers with capacity needs.
Cass' July volume, rate data shows market staying red-hot
Seasonal factors not an issue as gains continue.
Ryder partners with Uber unit for outsourced transport services
"Uber Central" transports drivers, mechanics, customers to and from Ryder locations.

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