Transportation Industry News

Not only is CLI a leader in transportation and logistics software, but we are also a thought leader in our industry. We want to keep our customers informed about the latest news, expert opinions, and trends that affect their companies. The transportation industry is dynamic, so every business needs to keep pace with change.

Our website serves as an information hub for our clients. We make industry news easily accessible so our customers can stay current. We provide links to a whole library of articles that are informative and entertaining to read. Catch recent articles or dive into our archives.

CLI also announces upcoming events. Don’t miss out on opportunities to network with other transportation professionals and learn more about FACTS™ resources.

Remain current with the latest technology news articles that is impacting the transportation industry. For not-so-recent articles, please visit our Articles Page.

The ABCs of Emerging Transport Technologies
Transport Topics, January 2019

Opinion: The ABCs of Emerging Transport Technologies
Transport Topics, January 2019

Carrier Logistics Names New Chief Technology Officer
Heavy Duty Trucking, November 2018

Carrier Logistics user group talks future of trucking
CCJ, November 2018

Wiesen Appointed President at Carrier Logistics, Inc.
Transport Topics, October 2018

TMS: Upgrade, Update, Integrate 
Heavy Duty Trucking, July 2018

Carrier Logistics Issues Upgrade for LTL Software
April 2018

Carrier Logistics Inc. Announces User Group Conference In Chicago, Oct. 4-5, 2018
February 2018

Commercial Carrier Journal: Fleets retooling to meet the expectations of e-commerce
CCJ, February 2018

Heavy Duty Trucking: How to Make Data Work For You 
Heavy Duty Trucking, December 2017

Cyber Security: Connect at Your Own Risk 
Heavy Duty Trucking, October 2017

KPIs: Fleet Managers Watch Key Performers Indicators to Make Data-Driven Decisions, Improve Operations
Transport Topics, October 2017
If you don’t measure it, you can’t improve it. That old business adage may not apply in all cases, but it does capture the essense of a growing movement toward data-driven decision making in trucking. Many fleet managers are closely monitoring their operations through metrics such as deadhead, equipment utilization, driver turnover, cost per mile and on-time delivery percentage.

Automating cash flow, part 3: cleaning invoices to prevent delays
Commercial Carrier Journal, June 2017

Carrier Logistics Intros Freight Dimensioning, Weighing System
Commercial Carrier Journal, December 2016

Dollars and Data: Financial Software Helps Carriers Make More Informed Decisions
Transport Topics, November 2016
Today’s financial reporting software is allowing carriers to go well beyond simply tracking accounts payable and accounts receivable. Now they can automatically pull in multiple data streams, compile information in a central location and analyze it in hundreds of ways to enable data-driven decision making.

Carrier Logistics Integration Offers Alternative to EDI
Heavy Duty Trucking, July 2016

Allied Members in the Spotlight – Carrier Logistics
Caltrux, April 2016

Should You Own Your Software?
Heavy Duty Trucking, February 2016

Opinion: Automate Your Dock for Big ROI
Transport Topics, March 14, 2016
Not much has changed since the 1970s when, as a young technology marketer, I stood on the docks of countless trucking companies for hours, sometimes days, clipboard in hand, trying to measure the time and efficiency of dock management. Armed with data laboriously collected, I would confront trucking executives with the evidence that I thought would persuade them to invest in the latest technology of the day to automate wherever they could.

Carrier Logistics wins The 2015 Progress Global Partner Award for Saas Excellence! 
February 3, 2016
Progress announced the winners of the Progress 2015 Global Partner Awards. The annual recognition celebrates top Progress partners demonstrating excellence in a wide array of business and market categories as well as technology innovation. Chosen from around the world, winners were recognized at the 2015 ProgressNEXT for Partners event on February 2, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Carrier Logistics, Project44 announce integration Candian Shipper, February 2016
Tarrytown, N.Y.– Carrier Logistics (CLI) has announced a new integration with project44, of Chicago, Ill, that will give carriers another option to electronic data interchange (EDI) feeds commonly used today to connect the freight industry. Using the new connection makes real-time communication possible for carriers of all modes and sizes. The partnership is currently “live” and
speeding transactions at Clear Lane Freight Systems of Indianapolis, Ind., and Dohrn Transfer of Rock Island, Ill., both movers of less-than-truckload (LTL) freight, said a release.

Where’s My Freight?
Transport Topics, November 2016
Today’s tracking technology allows users to monitor the movement of goods from the time they leave the manufacturer to the final unloading, eliminating black holes that once existed within the system, particularly within the handoff points as loads changed hands. As a result, carriers are able to improve customer service, minimize delays, better utilize assets and enhance security. The ability to track loads also opens up new opportunities for carriers as more shippers require up-to-date information on a load’s location.

Trailer Tracking Helps Carriers Manage Regulatory Requirements
Transport Topics, November 2016
Whether carriers are preparing to meet the final requirements of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety Modernization Act to comply with size regulations in states, technology providers said tracking technology can help operators comply with those regulatory requirements.

Research: what criteria trucking execs use to select TMS software
CCJ, May 2015

Manifest destiny: fleets using tech to eliminate paper delivery receipts
CCJ, February 2015

Opinion: What to Consider When Optimizing Routes
Transport Topics, February 2015

Social Media Connect Fleets to Drivers, Customers

Transport Topics, September 2014

Land Air Supports Rapid Business Growth and Increases Revenue with the Facts System from Carrier Logistics

Land Air Express of New England, Case Study, June 2014

The Network Pitt Ohio Built

Transport Topics, June 2014

LTL Carriers Take New Approaches to Enhance Interlining Experience

Transport Topics, June 2014

Low-cost Mobile Devices Help Small Carriers Access Critical Operating Data

Transport Topics, May 2014

Interconnected Trucking on the Horizon

Heavy Duty Trucking, April 2014

What Data Mining Can teach You About Your Fleet

Heavy Duty Trucking, October 2013

Rand McNally data flows with CLI’s FACTS software

Commercial Carrier Journal, September 2013

The Software Soft Sell

Today’s Trucking, August 2013

Carrier Logistics creates BI sales tool

Commercial Carrier Journal, August 2013

Managing a Fistful of Trucks

Transport Topics, August 2013

No Time for Downtime

Transport Topics, July 2013

Management Software: No Longer Islands of Automation

Heavy Duty Trucking, April 2013

Shippers Brokers Use Data Services to Closely Monitor Carriers’ Performance

Transport Topics, February 2013

No Place to Shave

Today’s Trucking, February 2013

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