Driving Fleets Toward Natural Gas Fuel

The topic of environmental impact and global warming is almost de rigueur by now, but efforts continue to pick up speed. Now the trucking industry is joining the sustainability race with an increasing drive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. One key step is top of mind, according to Transport Topics: a turn away from fossil…

Rail Industry Gets on Track with the Digital Age

As the digital revolution is well underway across the US, the next phase of the technology shift looks to be the rail industry. From energy-efficient locomotives to autonomous operations, the rail system is increasingly adopting digital innovations. The real game-changers of the moment, though, are proactive maintenance monitoring and Positive Train Control (PTC). Monitoring for…

Three Trends Shaping the Future of Transportation

Times are changing in the transportation industry, forcing carriers and logistics providers to rethink their operations from warehouse location to logistics technology to fleet strategy. Research from Forbes points to three main sources transforming the future of the transportation industry. And though the shift brings both challenges and benefits, Kansas City is placed to take…

Internet of Things “Smartens” Up Intermodal Shipping

There’s no doubt that technology is entering the transportation industry at an increasingly rapid pace. Yet when it comes to tracking and reporting on transported goods, the intermodal industry has often fallen behind methods such as GPS-enabled trucking. According to Transport Topics, however, the IoT and cloud software revolution are shifting the gears on that…

Kansas City 3PL Details the Future of Supply Chain

Supply chain is experiencing significant upgrades regarding how it processes information. Experts believe the future of logistics is near and will utilize cloud technology and automation to improve overall efficiency and record information accurately.   Cloud Technology Many enterprises have adapted the use of cloud technology to centralize how they store their information. According to…