Artificial Intelligence: New AI Business Tools for Truckers That Are Ready to Run

Although it’ll be a while before we all have an IBM Watson supercomputer sitting on our desktops, there are a number of artificial intelligence business tools truckers can use right now that will help you run smarter, faster and ahead of the competition. Essentially, these next-generation wonders tap into the ability of artificial intelligence to… Read more »

New chassis business model would cut costs, trucker says

From the Journal of Commerce – Long Beach – Truckers and beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) could save almost 50 percent on daily rental fees for chassis if the industry would agree upon a common model that allowed the party paying for chassis use to choose the equipment provider, according to a national trucking representative. Dave Manning,… Read more »

New ocean carrier alliances pose challenge for logistics manager’s “cargo connections”

Ocean carriers are “bleeding cash” as they rush to stem the flow by aligning themselves in new alliances, says a prominent industry analyst. But will that mad dash be enough for some of the most desperate cases? “It’s a bit too early to tell,” admits Chas Deller, CEO and Chairman, of 10XOCEANSOLUTIONS, Inc. To read more visit… Read more »

Memphis firm IMC Companies hires executive vice president of national sales

IMC Companies has named its first executive vice president of national sales, a move that company officials say reflects recent growth beyond Memphis and the South. The Memphis-based company announced it has hired Donna Lemm, former vice president of sales and marketing for Mallory Alexander, for the position.  To read more, visit The Commercial Appeal.

Technology is essential to the future of drayage

IMC Companies’ Chairman Mark H. George spoke to JOC.com in late 2016 about the future of drayage as the industry faces major change on the ocean carrier side and the importance of technology investment as well as his company’s Northeast expansion plans. To view this interview visit the Journal of Commerce.