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Solving the final 50 feet: interview with Barbara Ivanov
For businesses that make city deliveries, the challenge isn't so much the last mile as the last 50 feet, starting with the battle for parking space. Barbara Ivanov and her team at the Urban Freight Lab are looking for ways to ease the pain.
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week runs Sept. 8-14
Events shine spotlight on challenging conditions for nation's 3.5 million professional truck drivers.
Uber Freight opens Chicago headquarters
Three years after launching in San Francisco, digital freight brokerage firm keeps foot on the gas with plan to hire 2,000 employees in the next three years.
KeepTruckin says new hardware devices can help fleets handle flood of data from smart devices
Firm leverages VC funding to launch asset gateway, smart dashcam.
Loadsmart lines up $19 million investment from Maersk and others
Container giant teams with Ports America to back Loadsmart's expansion from long-haul load matching to drayage yards.
ATRI: truck drivers face rising tide of detention at warehouses
Solutions could include updating technology, managing tighter schedules, offering extended hours, group says.
Hurricane Dorian forces port closures across U.S. east coast
Freight disruptions and fuel shortages could last for days, with South Carolina ports not set to open until Friday.
A. Duie Pyle adds 150,000 square feet of temporary space
Interim facility will handle advanced demand for service at Pyle's Integrated Logistics Facility in Pennsylvania, now under construction and slated to open in 2020.
ACT: heavy truck and trailer production verges on sudden slump
Market is headed for steep drop in 2020 as U.S. consumer shopping continues to "keep the economy out of the ditch" despite trade war, firm says.
How will 2019 stack up for truckers?
Trucking companies owned the freight markets in 2018, setting new records for everything from tonnage to revenues. Matching that won't be easy.

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