With 68% of freight in the U.S. getting moved across highways, the current truck driver shortage is a huge problem. For the past decade, we have seen a decrease in truck drivers and increased demand for shipped goods. What’s causing the shortage of drivers? There are multiple reasons contributing to the driver shortage. First, according […]
Over the last 18 months, few industries have not felt a shock from the COVID-19 pandemic. Regardless of location or industry, the whole world is in this together. So it comes as no surprise that the logistics and transportation industry has seen its fair share of challenges. From layoffs to businesses shutting down and higher […]
In today’s world, instant gratification is a must. For consumers, that means online shopping, instant payment methods, constant tracking, and quick shipping. It really is that simple, at least on the users’ side. But with the shift in recent years to instantly fulfilling orders, logistics and transportation companies have been challenged with keeping up with […]
In today’s world, customers expect instant gratification. That means packages and supplies are expected to arrive as soon as possible. With businesses like Amazon offering one-hour delivery in some cities, companies are under pressure to keep up with demand and competitors. With this heightened customer expectations and the instant gratification mindset, logistics and transportation are […]
As technology continues to expand, more and more data is entering the digital sphere. The more information is digitized, the easier it is for data breaches to occur across multiple industries and platforms.
With technology rapidly advancing in all industries, it’s easier than ever to collect and analyze data. By gathering and evaluating more data, companies can more readily find and correct bottlenecks, saving time and money in the long run.
Whether you’ve been in the industry for years or are just beginning your journey in logistics and transportation, you may have noticed a pattern of change. What is this evolution that seems to happen in the blink of an eye? Technology.
On Friday, April 3rd, when the CDC recommended the use of cloth masks to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, Karen Smith went into action. Karen works in the Atech billing department at our Santa Rosa, CA terminal.
Is Atech experiencing any service interruptions? What is Atech doing to protect its employees, drivers, and customers? How are deliveries impacted? We’re answering your questions about how services are being impacted by COVID-19.
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