Autonomous Cargo Drones Could Disrupt Transportation

Move aside self-driving semi trucks. It seems we had just begun the debate about the impact that autonomous big-rigs could have on the industry, when a new innovation is introduced that could have an even bigger impact on supply chain logistics and transportation: Unmanned cargo drones are being developed that will revolutionize the transportation of goods across local, regional, and national distances. As delivery … More Autonomous Cargo Drones Could Disrupt Transportation

Driver Retention: More Money, Less Fried-Chicken?

How does a million dollars sound in exchange for driving a truck? Pretty dang good, right? That’s how much Swift Transportation was awarding select winners in a driver retention campaign in the mid-2000s!! While that specific program seems to have ended, trucking companies continue to look for ways to combat the ongoing driver shortage. Drivers with good records can sometimes win money, prizes, and even new cars. … More Driver Retention: More Money, Less Fried-Chicken?