Transportation & Distribution http://mhlnews.com/taxonomy/term/6600/more en Top 10 Most Popular Moving Destinations of 2017 http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/top-10-most-popular-moving-destinations-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Warmer climates continue to be the most popular moving destinations for the U.S. working population.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/top-10-most-popular-moving-destinations-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/top-10-most-popular-moving-destinations-2017#comments Global Supply Chain Transportation & Distribution Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:51:00 +0000 199951 at http://mhlnews.com Customer Experience Now a Top Priority in Supply Chain Operations http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/customer-experience-now-top-priority-supply-chain-operations <div class="node-body article-body">Only 3% say current systems “fully support efforts to improve the customer experience” while more than 66% report existing systems do nothing to improve customer experience.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/customer-experience-now-top-priority-supply-chain-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/customer-experience-now-top-priority-supply-chain-operations#comments Global Supply Chain Transportation & Distribution News Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:10:00 +0000 199451 at http://mhlnews.com Delivery Drones Less than 1% of Commercial Market by 2020 http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/delivery-drones-less-1-commercial-market-2020 <div class="node-body article-body">"Delivery drones will be mired in logistical issues like the time needed to return a drone to its origin point after delivery," Gartner said. </div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/delivery-drones-less-1-commercial-market-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/delivery-drones-less-1-commercial-market-2020#comments Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:22:00 +0000 199201 at http://mhlnews.com Mobile Logistics: How to Achieve Direct Store Delivery Success http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/mobile-logistics-how-achieve-direct-store-delivery-success <div class="field-byline"> Jim Dempsey </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mobile devices allow DSD suppliers to take on logistics tasks in the field. These five features are key to making that possible.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/mobile-logistics-how-achieve-direct-store-delivery-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/mobile-logistics-how-achieve-direct-store-delivery-success#comments Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution Gold Tue, 14 Feb 2017 19:31:00 +0000 199191 at http://mhlnews.com Relieving Regulatory Pressures on Trucking Can Reduce Supply Chain Costs http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/relieving-regulatory-pressures-trucking-can-reduce-supply-chain-costs <div class="node-body article-body">Expect the flow of safety regulations coming from the federal government to slow down but not go away.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/relieving-regulatory-pressures-trucking-can-reduce-supply-chain-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/relieving-regulatory-pressures-trucking-can-reduce-supply-chain-costs#comments Transportation & Distribution Gold Trump and the Supply Chain Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:37:00 +0000 199091 at http://mhlnews.com Global Trade Needs Automation to Handle e-Commerce http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/global-trade-needs-automation-handle-e-commerce <div class="node-body article-body">“To stay ahead of the e-commerce curve, companies must address primary gaps with a combination of technology, trade compliance knowledge, and automation, ”said the American Association of Exporters & Importers.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/global-trade-needs-automation-handle-e-commerce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/global-trade-needs-automation-handle-e-commerce#comments Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution News Mon, 13 Feb 2017 18:52:00 +0000 198911 at http://mhlnews.com Big Warehouses Are Getting Even Bigger http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/big-warehouses-are-getting-even-bigger <div class="node-body article-body">Since 2010, nearly 90 million sq. ft. of these mega facilities have been completed in the top 10 markets. An additional 31.6 million sq. ft., with 60% pre-commitments, is under construction and scheduled for delivery by year-end 2018. </div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/big-warehouses-are-getting-even-bigger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/big-warehouses-are-getting-even-bigger#comments Transportation & Distribution News Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:42:00 +0000 198651 at http://mhlnews.com Where are the Employees at Amazon’s High-Tech Store? http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/where-are-employees-amazon-s-high-tech-store <div class="node-body article-body">The second floor of this high-tech grocery story would have an army of robots picking and packing from a larger range of items — up to 20,000 different products – fulfilling online orders made by the shoppers downstairs or from people online at home who then drop by later to collect their items.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/where-are-employees-amazon-s-high-tech-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/where-are-employees-amazon-s-high-tech-store#comments Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution News Thu, 09 Feb 2017 14:54:00 +0000 198481 at http://mhlnews.com Top 10 Freight Traffic Bottlenecks in the US http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/top-10-freight-traffic-bottlenecks-us <div class="node-body gallery-body">This “bottleneck” analysis incorporates several unique components, including a massive database of truck GPS data at freight-significant locations throughout the U.S.and an algorithm that quantifies the impact of congestion on truck-based freight. </div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/top-10-freight-traffic-bottlenecks-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/top-10-freight-traffic-bottlenecks-us#comments Transportation & Distribution Wed, 08 Feb 2017 16:18:00 +0000 198131 at http://mhlnews.com US Freight Railroads to Spend $22 Billion on Infrastructure in 2017 http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/us-freight-railroads-spend-22-billion-infrastructure-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. freight railroads are projected to spend an estimated $22 billion to maintain and upgrade the nation’s private rail network in 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/us-freight-railroads-spend-22-billion-infrastructure-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/us-freight-railroads-spend-22-billion-infrastructure-2017#comments Transportation & Distribution News Mon, 06 Feb 2017 20:49:00 +0000 197971 at http://mhlnews.com