Here are four ways the Amazon effect is shaking up supply chain trends – and why it’s a net positive for the industry. Highlights: More companies will start to tap into the gig economy in the last mile, and Uber-style delivery companies will emerge. To meet growing customer demand, same-day delivery will become increasingly standard.
The shortage of drivers paired with the continued growth of the trucking industry paves the way for driverless trucks. This guest post comes to us from Rachel Everly, a writer for Cerasis, a top freight logistics company and truckload freight broker. The trucking industry has been serving America for many decades, and even today it is the
Drew McElroy, founder of the start-up Transfix, is no newcomer to the trucking industry. McElroy was born into the business; his parents owned and operated the freight brokerage Andrew’s Express, affectionately naming it after McElroy. “I remember listening to my father structure deals. As a kid, it was all utterly confusing to me,” recalls McElroy.