Transportation & Distribution http://mhlnews.com/taxonomy/term/6600/more en US Needs $926 Billion Infrastructure Investment http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/us-needs-926-billion-infrastructure-investment <div class="node-body article-body">“A strong transportation system will make businesses more productive and freight shippers safer and more efficient while improving America’s quality of life,” new government report says. </div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/us-needs-926-billion-infrastructure-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/us-needs-926-billion-infrastructure-investment#comments Transportation & Distribution News Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:13:00 +0000 194511 at http://mhlnews.com Trump’s Transportation Pick Backs ‘Bold New’ Rebuilding Plan http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/trump-s-transportation-pick-backs-bold-new-rebuilding-plan <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Elaine Chao, who is being considered for Secretary of Transportation, says deteriorating roads and other networks are jeopardizing the economy.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/trump-s-transportation-pick-backs-bold-new-rebuilding-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/trump-s-transportation-pick-backs-bold-new-rebuilding-plan#comments Transportation & Distribution News Trump and the Supply Chain Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:21:00 +0000 194091 at http://mhlnews.com End-to-End Routing & Scheduling Solution [New Products] http://mhlnews.com/new-products/end-end-routing-scheduling-solution-new-products <div class="node-body article-body">TMW Systems has introduced the latest version of its Appian DirectRoute routing and scheduling solution, providing end-to-end planning capabilities and integration with new mileage and mapping information. </div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/new-products/end-end-routing-scheduling-solution-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/new-products/end-end-routing-scheduling-solution-new-products#comments New Products Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution Products Mon, 09 Jan 2017 20:22:00 +0000 193541 at http://mhlnews.com 2016: The Supply Chain Year in Review http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/2016-supply-chain-year-review <div class="node-body gallery-body">A month-by-month look back at a remarkable year and some of the most impactful stories affecting the nation's supply chains.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/2016-supply-chain-year-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/2016-supply-chain-year-review#comments Global Supply Chain Labor Management Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution Mon, 09 Jan 2017 03:23:00 +0000 193371 at http://mhlnews.com Robot Workforce Slows Warehouse Hiring http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/robot-workforce-slows-warehouse-hiring <div class="node-body article-body">A case in point is a Skechers warehouse in California, where a reduced workforce monitors the activities of the facility’s true workhorses: robotic machines.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/robot-workforce-slows-warehouse-hiring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/robot-workforce-slows-warehouse-hiring#comments Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution News Tue, 03 Jan 2017 14:36:00 +0000 192541 at http://mhlnews.com A Flying Warehouse? http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/flying-warehouse <div class="node-body article-body">The warehouses would be stocked with a set amount of inventory and would be located near where Amazon thinks demand for certain items will skyrocket. From these points, drones could be sent to make local deliveries.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/flying-warehouse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/flying-warehouse#comments Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution News Fri, 30 Dec 2016 16:23:00 +0000 192461 at http://mhlnews.com Truck Tonnage Jumped 8.2% in November http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/truck-tonnage-jumped-82-november <div class="node-body article-body">The American Trucking Associations said 2017 will be strong as "retail sales are good, the housing market is solid, and the inventory overhang throughout the supply chain is coming down."</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/truck-tonnage-jumped-82-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/truck-tonnage-jumped-82-november#comments Transportation & Distribution News Thu, 22 Dec 2016 15:38:00 +0000 191791 at http://mhlnews.com Getty Images Have We Fixed America’s Freight Infrastructure? http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/have-we-fixed-america-s-freight-infrastructure <div class="node-body article-body">While states are making progress, improvements to critical freight infrastructure have not kept pace with current and future demands.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/have-we-fixed-america-s-freight-infrastructure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/have-we-fixed-america-s-freight-infrastructure#comments Transportation & Distribution News Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:51:00 +0000 191201 at http://mhlnews.com Amazon Working on ‘Uber for Trucking’ App http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/amazon-working-uber-trucking-app <div class="node-body article-body">The app would work the same as Uber but would be for truck drivers to find shippers that need goods moved. The advantage for Amazon is that it would eliminate the need for a third-party broker, which typically charges a commission of about 15% for doing the middleman work.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/amazon-working-uber-trucking-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/amazon-working-uber-trucking-app#comments Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution News Fri, 16 Dec 2016 14:32:00 +0000 191041 at http://mhlnews.com Mobile Solutions Help Warehouses Keep Up with Customer Demands http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/mobile-solutions-help-warehouses-keep-customer-demands <div class="node-body article-body">With a majority of customers demanding orders faster, companies are taking the leap to invest in the latest mobile technology.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/mobile-solutions-help-warehouses-keep-customer-demands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/mobile-solutions-help-warehouses-keep-customer-demands#comments Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution News Wed, 14 Dec 2016 14:36:00 +0000 189581 at http://mhlnews.com