Over 4 Million Robots to Work in Warehouses by 2025

Over 4 Million Robots to Work in Warehouses by 2025

A new logistics industry study predicts that the number of warehouses using commercial robots will increase from 4,000 to 50,000 in the next seven years. That trend is the result of the users seeking more efficient e-commerce fulfillment platforms to support same-day delivery. London-based market research firm ABI Research study...

Inspection of steering and suspension on June 4-6

Inspection of steering and suspension on June 4-6

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual International Roadcheck inspection will take place on June 4-6. That leaves more than 8 weeks to prepare for you to make sure your truck’s steering and suspension components are maintained properly and in good working order. Those components will be the main focus of...

Wisconsin’s Driver of The Year – Sparhawk Trucking Driver

Wisconsin’s Driver of The Year – Sparhawk Trucking Driver

A Sparhawk Trucking driver, Douglas Christianson, was named Wisconsin’s Driver of The Year. Wisconsin’s Motors Carriers Association gave the award to Christianson after being named the driver of the month for May 2018. Award competency for the Sparhawk driver Douglas Christianson has been behind the wheel professionally for more than...

End of Drought Brings Good News To Reefers

End of Drought Brings Good News To Reefers

A 3-year period of exceptional drought that lasted from 2014-2016 will not be an issue for the state of California this year. As good news for reefers suggests, the state has plenty of water. The Sierra Nevada snowpack supplies about 30 percent of California’s water needs, as it melts in...

Electric Vehicles Spark Debate at the World Truck Show

Electric Vehicles Spark Debate at the World Truck Show

The annual World Truck Show was held by the The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) in Indianapolis beginning this month. During one of the festival activities, known as the Green Truck Summit, a one-day summit that is usually packed with panels and speakers discussing topics related to making vehicles greener....

Robot Shipments to North American Companies Hit All-time High

Robot Shipments to North American Companies Hit All-time High

Last year, more non-automotive companies installed robots than ever before, according to new statistics from the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), that is a part of the Association for Advancing Automation. Robots were shipped to North American companies in record numbers due to ever-growing needs in industries all over the country....

How To Retain A Strong Workforce?

How To Retain A Strong Workforce?

After the prediction of a shortfall of 174,00 truck drivers by 2026, the main priority for organizations is to understand and address driver concerns in order to retain a strong workforce and attract new talent. Third-party logistics provider Kenco and CarrierLists conducted a recent driver survey that reveals their concerns,...