HEARTLAND TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS

Is your transportation business moving in the right direction?

Low truck supply. High freight demand. Driver shortages. Increased regulations. As a transportation logistics company, you operate in a market with both formidable challenges and emerging opportunities. Leveraging the right technology can offer the competitive advantage you need to win.

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We deliver the technology, you deliver the freight

Our dedicated transportation solutions provide real-time information and help transform your loading operations into a smarter, more connected environment. In fleet, delivery, yard and terminal operations, Heartland experts understand your unique needs and can design solutions to dramatically improve operational efficiencies, meet customer demands and elevate productivity. Our solutions make your fleet more effective.

EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW

Frequently Asked Questions

What is transport and logistics?

Transport and logistics are the processes and procedures for getting goods from the point of origin to the point of consumption. Transport is the physical movement of goods whereas logistics is the planning, processes, and procedures controlling the movement of goods.  

What is logistics and transport management?

Transport and logistics management is the coordination of an organization's inbound and outbound freight movements, both internally and externally.

What risks are important to consider for logistics and transportation?

 There are many risks associated with the transport and logistics of goods. The risk the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) consider are:

  • Unsafe driving
  • HoS Compliance
  • Driver fitness & controlled substance abuse
  • Vehicle maintenance
  • Collision detection

This insurance risk however just scratches of the risks that must be managed. Other transportation and logistics risks include:

  • Carrier delays and non-performance.
  • Hijacking and theft.
  • Liability for loss or delays.
  • New security and safety legislation.
  • Cybersecurity. 
  • Driver shortages. 
  • Deteriorating infrastructure. 
  • Greater regulatory oversight. 
  • Financial stability.
What is the difference between logistics and transportation?

Transportation involves the physical movement of goods whereas logistics is the planning, processes, and procedures controlling the movement of goods.  

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