How to Become a Freight Broker in New York

How to Become a Freight Broker in New York

A freight broker is  responsible for getting loads of products picked up, transported, and delivered to their destination. If you are interested in working in the shipping industry and want an exciting career that doesn’t require a lot of time, money, or training, you should consider working as a freight…

Amazon’s big new warehouse projects

Amazon’s big new warehouse projects

Amazon just won approval to build another massive distribution center in Niagara, New York. Amazon  recently won local approval to build a five-story, 3.1 million-square-foot distribution center in western New York, and has even bigger sites in the works in Southern California and Colorado as it bolsters a network aimed…

California’s Port of Oakland Reopened

California’s Port of Oakland Reopened

California’s Port of Oakland has fully resumed operations after truckers protesting a gig-work law blocked access for five days and disrupted the flow of goods at the key shipping hub. Cargo containers started moving again through California’s Port of Oakland on Monday after independent truck drivers stood down from protests…

Honor Foods expands its food service distribution network

Honor Foods expands its food service distribution network

Honor Foods expands its foodservice redistribution capability through Burris Logistics’ purchase of the R.W. Zant. Honor Foods announced the expansion of its food service distribution network in the western United States through acquisition. The company’s parent, Burris Logistics, acquired Los Angeles-based R.W. Zant, which specializes in the storage and distribution…

Wingcopter receives new funding and plans expansion

Wingcopter receives new funding and plans expansion

Wingcopter, a Weiterstadt, Germany-based delivery drone manufacturer and service provider, raised $42m in Series A extension funding. The drone delivery company known for transporting medical supplies like blood and vaccines is hungry for a new direction. The round, tripling the company’s total equity raise to more than $60m to date,…

Descartes Systems Acquires XPS Technologies

Descartes Systems Acquires XPS Technologies

Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has acquired XPS Technologies, a leading provider of e-commerce multi-carrier parcel shipping solutions. XPS provides its cloud-based multi-carrier parcel shipping solutions directly to small, medium  and large sized e-commerce shippers. The XPS platform helps customers…

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