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logistics automation technology

About a week and a half ago, we had an amazing guest blogger, Progressive Automations, give their thoughts into why Automation systems were the future of industrial automation. In the blog post, they touted that “movable and compact”  were the type of systems we will see as the future of industrial automation. Sticking with the theme of automation, today we will focus on logistics automation.

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benefits of vested outsourcing image

Yesterday in our first post on looking at a Vested Outsourcing business model in logistics outsourcing by explaining what is “Vested Outsourcing”, how it works in logistics outsourcing, and the 8 things you should look out for in a logistics service provider that can effectively engage with you as the customer in a vested outsourcing environment.

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logistics outsourcing vested

Today begins our three part series on Vested Outsourcing as a rising trend in the process of logistics outsourcing. We will first cover what is Vested Outsourcing, and then we will talk about some benefits, and finally end talking about companies who have successfully employed this logistics outsourcing model.

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capacity crunch freight

The squeeze is on. Higher fuel prices, a driver shortage, a major wave of government regulations and an improving economy are all playing their part in creating a problematic logistical environment – a nationwide truck capacity crunch and rapidly rising costs. We have been here before.

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trucking capacity crunch

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the trucking capacity crunch and what were the 4 major contributing factors such as less trucking companies, a lack of drivers replacing retiring workers, a decrease in equipment investment, and the adverse government regulations such as the new hours of service rules, creating unintended consequences.

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reshoring companies

This is another post from Harry Moser and The Reshoring Initiative. Reshoring is an ongoing and important movement currently happening in North America. For a full explanation about reshoring manufacturing make sure you check out Mr. Moser’s first post where he explains what it is and who are the reshoring companies in North America.