Post Tagged with: "Transportation"

The Urban Mobility Scorecard Annual Return could be the best way forward for the logistics industry to reduce traffic congestion

The Urban Mobility Scorecard Annual Return could be the best way forward for the logistics industry to reduce traffic congestion

Having lasted many years the international recession has at long last come to an end and urban areas of various sizes are facing traffic congestion challenges not seen since the early 2000s. It comes as no great surprise as a result of the growth in the world economy and indeed the world population. Transport is inextricably linked to both phenomena. […]

by · September 3, 2015 · Logistics, Transportation
Look out – here comes self driving Robo-Truck

Look out – here comes self driving Robo-Truck

The arrival of the driver-less truck could be closer than many people think, as a number of the planet’s largest corporations get behind the rapidly advancing technology that underpins driver-less truck development. They are already significantly further along the road than the initial test stage and the innovative technology that is all part of the development promises to increase road […]

by · August 5, 2015 · Logistics, Transportation
NASSTRAC 2015 – Day 2 Review – National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council

NASSTRAC 2015 – Day 2 Review – National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council

Here is Supply Chains Station’s review of Day 2 at the NASSTRAC conference here in Walt Disney World, Florida, a conference geared specifically at the transport sector of global supply chain operations. New-Trucking-Moves-America-Forward The main event on day 2 of NASSTRAC was presentation by a company called New-Trucking-Moves-America-Forward NTMAF); a new organization that only started trading a little over 15 […]

The effects of falling oil prices on the green supply chain

The effects of falling oil prices on the green supply chain

The green supply chain has never seen the oil industry as being comfortable bedfellows, but they do have some the same goals in mind albeit for different reasons. On one side of the coin you have the fact that the green supply chain is all about conserving energy by reducing the size of the world’s global carbon footprint.  On the […]

by · December 27, 2014 · Distribution, Logistics, Transportation
Falling oil prices a welcome relief to supply chain transportation costs and transportation service providers

Falling oil prices a welcome relief to supply chain transportation costs and transportation service providers

As oil prices continue to slide, Supply Chain Station takes a look at the latest situation and reviews how it will impact on global transportation costs WTI Crude dips below $60 per barrel The oil price is continuing to slide with the news that the price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) has just dipped below the $60 per barrel rate […]

by · December 12, 2014 · Logistics, Transportation
Toyota's Hydrogen Power Car

Is a new dawn about to break for environmentally friendly transportation fuel?

The future transport fuel of the world may just have been announced by Toyota with the launch of their new “model”. This revolutionary car has a driving range that is similar to petrol and diesel cars; it can be refueled in under five minutes, and in terms of fuel emissions – it emits water! Toyota’s CEO, Akio Toyoda, boasts that […]

by · November 22, 2014 · Logistics, Transportation