CST - Central States Trucking

CST is based in Oak Brook, IL (Chicago), and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ: FWRD). CST specializes in multi-modal transportation services throughout its vast terminal network, including Container Drayage, LTL Line Haul, CFS Warehousing, and Dedicated Contract Carriage solutions.

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TRUCKER PATH LAUNCHED COMMAND, A PLATFORM FOR OPERATIONS AND DRIVER RELATIONSHIPS, TO THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY

Trucker Path | March 21, 2022

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The most trusted mobile app for North American truckers, Trucker Path, has launched COMMANDtm. COMMANDtm is the industry’s first transportation system innovated to both enhance driver relationships and manage operations. The new Operations & Driver Relationship (ODR) platform integrates the driver-centric Trucker Path app, with over a million users, with operational tools available in conventional transportation management systems. "Our ODR platf...

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CORONAVIRUS TO CAUSE INCREASED CARRIER PRICES WITH SHIPPER DISCUSSION: J.B.HUNT

JB Hunt | July 20, 2020

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As the year progresses, the increased cost pressure on carriers from pandemic-related expenses will begin to show up in pricing discussions with shippers, J.B. Hunt President of Intermodal Darren Field said on a Thursday call with analysts. The carrier's intermodal revenue was down 7% year over year (YoY) in the second quarter, with operating income down 14% YoY. Volume for the segment was down 2% YoY."It’s hard to see three months, four months from now, much less next year ...

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AMAZON FREIGHT EXPANDS TO 48 STATES, FURTHERING CONTROL OF ITS LOGISTICS NETWORK

Amazon | May 07, 2020

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Amazon has expanded its freight service to the lower 48 states, from five Eastern states, the company confirmed in an email to Transport Dive.This spot freight service is designed for small and medium line-haul providers to carry loads for Amazon in the middle mile. Access to the freight site had been limited to line-haul providers Amazon had pre-approved to sign up for loads. The company has now opened the website for broader access to more carriers.Amazon jumped into the freight br...

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MELBOURNE SUCCESSFULLY DIGITIZES HEALTHCARE SUPPLY CHAIN

Tech Wire Asia | March 05, 2020

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From using drones to deliver medical supplies to using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to guide clinical decision making, the healthcare industry has made great strides in leveraging cutting-edge technology in efforts to ultimately save or improve people’s lives. One recent example of the use of technology in the industry is Melbourne Health Logistics (MHL)’s Supplier Improvement Pilot Project. The project involved 10 Australia-based small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) and aimed to addre...

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OPERATIONS

TRUCKER PATH LAUNCHED COMMAND, A PLATFORM FOR OPERATIONS AND DRIVER RELATIONSHIPS, TO THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY

Trucker Path | March 21, 2022

The most trusted mobile app for North American truckers, Trucker Path, has launched COMMANDtm. COMMANDtm is the industry’s first transportation system innovated to both enhance driver relationships and manage operations. The new Operations & Driver Relationship (ODR) platform integrates the driver-centric Trucker Path app, with over a million users, with operational tools available in conventional transportation management systems. "Our ODR platf...

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CORONAVIRUS TO CAUSE INCREASED CARRIER PRICES WITH SHIPPER DISCUSSION: J.B.HUNT

JB Hunt | July 20, 2020

As the year progresses, the increased cost pressure on carriers from pandemic-related expenses will begin to show up in pricing discussions with shippers, J.B. Hunt President of Intermodal Darren Field said on a Thursday call with analysts. The carrier's intermodal revenue was down 7% year over year (YoY) in the second quarter, with operating income down 14% YoY. Volume for the segment was down 2% YoY."It’s hard to see three months, four months from now, much less next year ...

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AMAZON FREIGHT EXPANDS TO 48 STATES, FURTHERING CONTROL OF ITS LOGISTICS NETWORK

Amazon | May 07, 2020

Amazon has expanded its freight service to the lower 48 states, from five Eastern states, the company confirmed in an email to Transport Dive.This spot freight service is designed for small and medium line-haul providers to carry loads for Amazon in the middle mile. Access to the freight site had been limited to line-haul providers Amazon had pre-approved to sign up for loads. The company has now opened the website for broader access to more carriers.Amazon jumped into the freight br...

Read More
news image

MELBOURNE SUCCESSFULLY DIGITIZES HEALTHCARE SUPPLY CHAIN

Tech Wire Asia | March 05, 2020

From using drones to deliver medical supplies to using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to guide clinical decision making, the healthcare industry has made great strides in leveraging cutting-edge technology in efforts to ultimately save or improve people’s lives. One recent example of the use of technology in the industry is Melbourne Health Logistics (MHL)’s Supplier Improvement Pilot Project. The project involved 10 Australia-based small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) and aimed to addre...

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