Echo Global Logistics partners up with project44 to automate LTL-based shipments

Earlier this week, Chicago-based project44, a technology services provider offering standardized, secure Web service API (application programming interfaces) integrations enabling 3PLs and shippers to connect with carriers in real time said another Chicago-based player, Echo Global Logistics, intregrated project44’s SaaS services to fully automate end-to-end management of its less-than-truckload (LTL) and Volume LTL (VLTL) shipments….

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Beating Mother Nature’s Stormy Character

Although it’s a fresh, new year, many global companies and their supply chains in the US have been suffering alongside individuals this winter. Icy, wintry winds and driving snow jammed air traffic and roads in the east, while fires swept across the west, then rains turned major highways into muddy messes with flash floods. All…

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My Take: How Autonomous Trucks Will Impact Shippers

Whether you’re a carrier or a shipper, autonomous trucks (ATs) are in our industry’s future – and are coming at us quickly! But the typical benefits we hear about – safety, efficiency, the solution to driver shortages – mostly pertain to the carrier side. So what about shippers? How much will ATs change the day-to-day…

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