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Trucking Trends as the Summer Heat Begins

At Universal Logistics Services, Inc., we focus on continuous improvement. Part of that improvement is ALWAYS staying on top of the news that affects all of us in the trucking, logistics, and supply chain management industries.

Since we’re almost halfway through the year, we thought we’d take a look at THE TOP TRENDS IN TRUCKING AND LOGISTICS heading into the summer heat of 2023. According to @TruckerTrends, here are four of the top trending subjects in our industry:

Embracing Sustainability

Sustainability and energy transportation have been gaining momentum on corporate agendas for several years. Now, governments are beginning to get involved.

Focusing on Asset Management

Maximizing the value of physical assets is increasingly crucial for transportation operators. As we continue trucking on into 2023 and beyond, there will be a heightened focus on optimizing asset investment performance, implementing effective asset performance management strategies, and enhancing asset work management practices.

Leveraging Smart, Real-time Data

In today’s business landscape, data visibility holds tremendous value across various sectors, including transportation. The ability to collect and share real-time information among different departments is vital for boosting operational efficiency, cutting costs, and elevating service quality for stakeholders and customers. Optimizing maintenance processes, managing fuel usage effectively, and automating repetitive tasks can lead to substantial cost advantages. To unlock these benefits, operators must possess the capability to collect, centralize, and take action based on data insights.

As we venture further into 2023 and beyond, it’s essential for industry professionals to stay updated and adapt to these trends. By embracing sustainability, prioritizing safety and reliability, focusing on asset management, and leveraging real-time data, trucking and logistics companies can navigate the evolving landscape successfully and drive growth and efficiency in the summer months and beyond.

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