A new wave of automation in manufacturing and compressing spreads in labor cost arbitrage opportunities are encouraging importers to on-shore or near-shore more of their supply chains. At the same time, lean practices, tight industrial real estate markets, and intensifying e-commerce activity have shifted the perception of supply chain outperformance from a cost center to... Continue Reading →

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Canada to require ELDs in 2021

Canada will require the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) beginning in June 2021, making official a long-sought regulation of the commercial transportation industry.  Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced the implementation date and the finalized regulations governing ELDs on June 13 outside the headquarters of the Canadian Trucking Alliance and the Ontario Trucking Association in Toronto. ... Continue Reading →

Android’s Rise in Trucking

Telematics Vendors Migrate to Popular Mobile Operating System The mobile device revolution has dramatically altered telematics and mobile communications in the trucking industry as tech­nology suppliers have introduced an ever-expanding array of business applications for smartphones and tablets. But the change didn’t stop there. Even traditional in-cab terminals with fixed-mount displays — which remain popular with many... Continue Reading →

Where’s “my” freight?

Good day! What a difference a few months makes. The highly anticipated truckload capacity crisis and the ensuing truckload rate party lasted from late 2017 through late 2018. Beginning in early 2019 – surprise – the rating party was over. It feels like carriers have quickly gone from the best party since deregulation in 1980... Continue Reading →


Were back with the latest vendor of our meet the partners series. This week, we will introduce you to our vendor, EROAD. Tranzlogix Solutions specializes in providing digital solutions for problems in the trucking industry on all fronts, helping brokers, suppliers, drivers, and carriers increase visibility. Our marketplace for ELDs,, has become a... Continue Reading →

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