Tagged: Transportation

J.B. Hunt-UA Partnership Is Key Supply Chain Link

J.B. Hunt-UA Partnership Is Key Supply Chain Link

Transportation

The transportation giant gave the school another $1.5 million — bumping its total gifts to more than $7 million since 2014 — so the university naming it the J.B. Hunt Transport Department of Supply Chain Management came as no surprise. read more >

Improved Safety Key to Getting Women Drivers

Improved Safety Key to Getting Women Drivers

Transportation

Trucking industry officials have been concerned for years about the driver shortage. But one possible solution — recruiting more women drivers — can’t happen without help from Congress, one industry official said. read more >

The Future of Truck Driving

The Future of Truck Driving

Technology & TelecomTransportation

In the midst of the annual consternation about driver shortage are the growing research and interest in autonomous vehicles. Have trouble finding drivers? Use a truck that doesn’t need one. read more >

Security Grant Puts Little Rock Port Haul Near $10M

Security Grant Puts Little Rock Port Haul Near $10M

LegalTechnology & TelecomTransportation

The Little Rock Port Authority plans to begin installing a new security system this summer, a project funded in part by a $570,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in January. read more >

All Packed Up With No Way to Go

All Packed Up With No Way to Go

Transportation

An optimist looks for good news on the horizon. A person in the transportation industry looks on the horizon and sees container ships at anchor. read more >

Crack That Whip: Woes in Supply Chain Persist

Crack That Whip: Woes in Supply Chain Persist

Transportation

The nation's supply chain is suffering from the bullwhip effect, in which a seemingly minor blip in the supply-demand relationship at the bottom of the chain creates increasingly harsher reverberations as it travels up the chain. read more >

Arkansas Transport Companies Hauling In Revenue

Arkansas Transport Companies Hauling In Revenue

Technology & TelecomTransportation

Things are going well for the state’s publicly traded transportation companies, and not just because the Interstate 40 bridge spanning the Mississippi River between Memphis and West Memphis finally reopened. read more >

I-40 Bridge Nightmare Nearing End, With Luck

I-40 Bridge Nightmare Nearing End, With Luck

Transportation

No official has given a hard date for when the six-lane Interstate 40 bridge across the Mississippi River will reopen for traffic, but it is beginning to look like the end of July is a good bet. read more >

'Truck Dating' App Woos Elusive Drivers

'Truck Dating' App Woos Elusive Drivers

Transportation

Truck Drivers USA launches a platform to connect companies and drivers on its website, matching applications with companies that are looking for drivers with similar qualifications. read more >