The transportation and supply chain industry has evolved immensely throughout the past year. From the testing of autonomous vehicles to the launch of completely-electric trucks, there’s been a great deal of buzz around innovation in the industry. In 2018, with new technologies in our cabs and the ELD mandate in effect, more eyes will be on our industry.
Transportation and logistics companies employ some of the most industrious workers in the nation, and yet these everyday heroes are rarely recognized for providing the nation with 70% of domestic freight transportation or operating 365 days a year. We recently looked at the data, crunched the numbers and determined that 2017 was a successful year for trucking overall, yet some changes will need to be made if we want to see the upward trajectory continue.