Technology is transforming the world of freight, transportation and logistics. The rise of e-commerce has changed shipping patterns, leading to an increase in less than a truckload or LTL shipments. The development of new logistics software allows shippers and brokers to track goods in real time, for greater efficiency and security. Speciality freight services now offer managed transportation that can handle everything from global aerospace logistics to trade show shipments.
Freight and logistics industry continues to grow
The freight and logistics industry has been the lifeblood of the economy, and it continues to grow. By 2013, 15 billion tons of cargo were being transported by the trucking industry. This number is growing and is expected to reach 18.79