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Bolloré Logistics in the ranking of the 75 leading Green Supply Chain Partners carried out by Inbound Logistics 


Bolloré Logistics in the ranking of the 75 leading Green Supply Chain Partners carried out by Inbound Logistics 

Bolloré Logistics has been recognized again this year as a Green Supply Chain Partner by Inbound  Logistics Magazine. This prestigious recognition highlights Bolloré Logistics’ commitment to  sustainability, its significant achievements in reducing carbon emissions and promoting eco-friendly  practices. 

Since the launch of its CSR program “Powering Sustainable Logistics” in 2018, Bolloré Logistics has  successfully implemented various initiatives to minimize its environmental impact and meet its objectives. In particular, the company has committed to reducing scope 3’s CO2 emissions from its  transport services by 30% by 2030 (2019 baseline).  

In 2023, the company’s accomplishments include among others doubling up on the amount of  purchased quantity of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), avoiding more than 37.000 tons of CO2e. Furthermore, it has partnered with industry leaders to explore and implement alternative fuels such as  Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Renewable Natural Gas (RNG), and  Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil (HVO) technologies.  

Other projects have been initiated to foster the development of a greener and more sustainable supply  chain. The company is thus looking to encourage the use of alternative transport for sea freight and has  already organized its first trial to transport pallets on a sailboat from France to the US.  

About Bolloré Logistics USA 

Headquartered in New York, Bolloré Logistics was established in April 1969. The company is present in  17 cities across the US. Our US organization provides a wide range of solutions in the logistics and  supply chain industry, air & ocean freight, ground & cross border, project cargo, customs brokerage,  warehousing, regional & local distribution centers, and e-commerce. Bolloré Logistics USA is also a  company of over 500 experts with strong value-added skills in specific vertical markets such as  aerospace, healthcare, cosmetics & perfumes, flavors & fragrances, fashion & retail, chemicals, energy  & new energy, automotive, military & defense, and aid & relief.  

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Arrive Logistics Opens Two New Offices and Sets Tone for Growth in 2023

Leading freight brokerage demonstrating accelerated growth to support headcount, volume, and multimodal expansion

Arrive Logistics, a leading multimodal transportation and technology company headquartered in Austin, Texas, has announced the opening of its two newest offices, located in Phoenix, Ariz. and Columbus, Ohio. The additions demonstrate Arrive’s rapidly rising position amidst a challenging market and industry consolidation.

The offices represent Arrive’s fourth and fifth newly opened locations within the last year, which debuted its San Antonio, Tampa, and Guadalajara locations in 2022, bringing its total footprint to seven offices. Fueling this expansion is Arrive’s plan to strategically grow headcount in key departments including sales, product development, data science, and business operations.

The announcement of Arrive’s new office openings comes on the heels of the organization surpassing a personal best $2.35 billion in 2022 revenue. Arrive also added multiple employment recognition awards in the last year, most recently named a “Top Tech Employer” by the Austin Business Journal, and has earned three carrier of the year honors from Fortune 500 companies in Q1 2023, alone, including a second consecutive honor from The Home Depot.

Both of Arrive’s new offices in Phoenix and Columbus are hiring. Job postings for open positions can be found at Arrive’s Phoenix location resides at 4940 South Wendler Dr., Tempe, Az. 85282 while the Columbus office is located at 500 W Broad St, Columbus, Ohio, 43215. The two offices add more than a combined 26,000 square feet of additional space.

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CILTSA Leads the Discussions on Warehouse Automation at its Free-to-Attend Conference

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport: South Africa (CILTSA) is gearing up to host an informative and insightful warehousing conference. Themed ‘Warehouse Automation: The benefits and risks’, this hybrid event takes place on 23 May at The Garden Venue in North Riding, Johannesburg and online.

The program includes talks on:

  • ‘Warehouse automation: the benefits and risks’ by Martin Bailey FCILT, Chairman of Industrial Logistic Systems
  • ‘How to optimize digital transformation in your warehouse’ by Munya Huvsu, CEO – ISB Optimus
  • ‘The current challenges preventing warehousing automation and how to overcome them’ by Gerhard van Zyl – Group Operations Director: AsimoTech
  • Safety and compliance in the modern warehouse, transport and logistics environment by Annah Ngxeketo – Founder and CEO: Mamoja Projects

Warehouse automation aims to automate repetitive and tedious manual tasks in warehousing operations, making manual work less labor-intensive, whilst reducing labor costs. It also increases productivity, accuracy and safety levels.

While the possibilities of warehouse automation are varied and exciting, investing means making difficult choices and taking high risks. “Implementing automation technologies in a logistics network is costly and time-consuming, with hundreds of possibilities, from the most basic to the most innovative. It is a long-term investment: experts are quick to cite the benefits of warehouse automation, but it is also vital to understand and assess the risks”.

CILTSA’s conference is being hosted in collaboration with the Transport Forum. The event sponsors are Acrow, Fumani Holdings, ISB Optimus, Mamoja Trading and Projects, Toyota Material Handling and Tendai Mhlanga Photography. Event supporters include CILTSA interest group Women in Logistics and Transport: South Africa (WiLATSA), the African Women in Supply Chain Association and Sincpoint.

To sign up for this free-to-attend event in person, register at  If you wish to attend online, click on–gqz4sEtdBC20H9ItPB_NGnjhIo92o


The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport supports the professionals who plan the systems, bring in the raw materials, manage the movement of people and goods, who ensure safety standards, maintain mobility, and keep the economy working.

We are the leading professional body for everyone who works in supply chain, logistics and transport. We are a global family, representing professionals at all levels across all sectors, with a mission to give individuals and organizations access to the tools, the knowledge and connections vital to success in the logistics and transport industry.

Founded in 1919 with a mission to improve industry practices and nurture talent, our Institute supports over 35,000 members in 35 countries. Through our educational suite, our strong community and our commitment to high standards, we help professionals at all levels to develop their careers and access better jobs.

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Trax Provides Next-Level Transportation Cost and Emissions Optimization Strategy

Trax Named a Representative Vendor in Gartner 2023 Freight Audit and Payment Market Guide.

Global leader in Transportation Spend Management (TSM) solutions, Trax Technologies, has been recognized again in the Gartner® report, “Market Guide for Freight Audit and Payment Providers” as a representative vendor. Freight Audit and Payment (FAP) is a fast-growing industry backed by increasing demand for credible data insights for cost optimization.

According to the report, “Lack of freight spend visibility combined with increasing globalization are increasing complexity and making it more difficult to have a holistic view of transportation costs. Finally, shippers are starting to look to their technology and service providers for resources and information to support sustainability commitments.”

As a global provider, Trax is highlighted as a vendor that is using complex data to empower shippers’ sustainability impacts measurement in addition to traditional FAP functions, including invoice collection, auditing, and transportation invoice payments across multiple modes and regions.

The report, written by Gartner analysts Brock Johns, Brian Whitlock, and Brian Day, notes that:

  • Though foundational FAP services have not changed much throughout the last 10 years, vendors now provide customers with needed freight spend data and industry counsel for informed decision-making.
  • Shippers should outsource FAP processes after thorough analysis of vendor capabilities due to notable cost savings and potential for automated optimization processes.
  • Global shippers need FAP providers with global capabilities to improve functionality and business processes.

For additional insights, get the complete report, compliments of Trax here.

Trax’s Carbon Emissions Manager provides supply chain leaders with a credible emissions monitoring system in advance of  the anticipated new U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) climate disclosure rules for reporting on scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions. Company leaders are expected to be required to have an emissions monitoring system in place by January 2024 to have reporting data available for the SEC by 2025.

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Circle Logistics Promotes Andrew J. Smith to Senior Vice President

Andrew J. Smith will develop next-level sales, operations and truck dispatch growth strategies for Circle

Circle Logistics (Circle), a leading asset-based full-service logistics company, today announced the promotion of Andrew J. Smith from vice president of sales and operations to senior vice president. Smith is now responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Chicago and Tinley Park locations within Ill., in addition to the Orlando, Fla. office location. He will develop and implement best operating procedures in the areas of sales, operations and truck dispatch.

As senior vice president, Smith will use his more than 13 years of logistics experience to oversee strategic initiatives including the development and implementation of company-wide operational best practices and drive new technology implementations that increase efficiencies with customer and carrier communication.

Smith was the fourth employee at Circle following the company’s establishment in 2011. Since then he has expanded the Circle team to 250 industry-knowledgeable employees across the U.S., Panama, Mexico and Colombia. Smith has led Circle to develop and nurture multiple winning technology partnerships, in addition to building innovative processes for improving internal team functionality and efficiency.

Under Smith’s leadership, Circle is now a leader in Enhanced Visibility, live-tracking 90% of the company’s loads, resulting in end-to-end visibility, better customer communication and more secure shipments. Additionally, Smith created an Electronic Booking Platform that empowers Circle carriers to streamline the booking process that rewards most reliable carriers with the best-fit loads at the highest rate.

Circle is making notable advancements for shippers and carriers. Because of such work and resulting success, the company was recognized as one of the fastest-growing private third-party logistics (3PLs) companies in the U.S. and honored with the Armstrong & Associates’ Top 100 Domestic Transportation Management 3PL Award, announced in Q4 of 2022.

About Circle Logistics

Founded in Fort Wayne, Ind. in 2011, Circle Logistics is one of the fastest-growing transportation companies in the nation, servicing over $700 million in freight spend. As a Top 50 Freight Brokerage Firm, Circle combines the dedication of a privately owned asset-based 3PL with the coverage of a public large-scale provider to create a superior modern freight experience. Circle is committed to delivering on three core promises to our customers: No Fail Service, Personalized Communication and Innovative Solutions and provides coverage across all modes of transportation in the continental United States and Mexico, including Dry Van, Flatbed, Reefer, LTL, Expedite, Oversize and Air. For more information, visit

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CIT Named 2022 Top Tech Startup by Food Logistics, Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Award spotlights top software and technology startups in the supply chain and logistics space

Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively covering the movement of product through the global cold food supply chain, and Supply & Demand Chain Executivethe only publication covering the entire global supply chain, selected Consolidated Intermodal Technologies (CIT) as a 2022 Top Tech Startup, which spotlights top software and technology startups in the supply chain and logistics space.

We are honored that Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive have recognized the value CIT’s solutions deliver to our customers and to supply chain fluidity in general,” said Tom Martucci, Chief Technology Officer at CIT. “This recognition provides tremendous validation of our vision, which is to consistently deliver new competitive advantages to our customers through advanced asset management data, analytics and innovative solutions.” 

This year’s winners play in a variety of different market sectors, however AI-powered automation and real-time transportation visibility make up a majority of the winners (35% and 33%, respectively).

“From seed funding rounds to launching new solutions, many of today’s tech startups are poised to disrupt the supply chain space. They’re introducing new innovations, improving user experiences and striving for that safer, smarter, more efficient supply chain,” says Marina Mayer, editor-in-chief of Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “The future of the supply chain industry is directly impacted by the development of these new technologies, and I’m very excited to see what’s next for these winners.” 

Three of the overall winners have been selected to present on Manifest’s Innovation Stage, scheduled for Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2023, and a number of the other winners will be featured in the Education Program.

Recipients of this year’s award will also be profiled on and SDCExec.comGo to to view the full list of Top Tech Startup winners.

About CIT

CIT is an innovative and proprietary asset optimization technology platform. Developed by supply chain technology experts, the CIT platform is scalable and configurable to meet the diverse supply chain needs of equipment providers, motor carriers, railroad operators, IMC’s, and terminal operators across the U.S.  CIT’s platform and product portfolio are designed to enhance efficiency, elevate productivity, increase visibility, improve workflows and processes while lowering expenses and eliminating time-consuming redundancies.

About Food Logistics

Food Logistics reaches more than 26,000 supply chain executives in the global food and beverage industries, including executives in the food sector (growers, producers, manufacturers, wholesalers and grocers) and the logistics section (transportation, warehousing, distribution, software and technology) who share a mutual interest in the operations and business aspects of the global cold food supply chain. Food Logistics and sister publication Supply & Demand Chain Executive are also home to L.I.N.K. and L.I.N.K.

About Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the only supply chain publication covering the entire global supply chain, focusing on trucking, warehousing, packaging, procurement, risk management, professional development and moreSupply & Demand Chain Executive and sister publication Food Logistics are also home to L.I.N.K.