February’s Final Mile: Closing Myths’ Mouths to Close out the Month

Here we are again! Those extra few hours a year we’ve traveled around the sun have caught up to us yet again. March can hold its horses for just a blip because February, this is your day to shine! Maybe you’ve heard a few myths about leap years, such as those with a February 29th […]

Stop, Drop, and on a Roll: What’s Stopping, Slowing, and Going?

Fancy seeing you here at the intersection of Service and Technology. We have a bit of a different take on your average traffic report. Today, we are taking our theme from a color scheme – Our nectar from a traffic director. You love it; you hate it, but we all need it. It’s the stoplight! In the spirit of stop, slow, and go, let’s find out what’s ceasing, decreasing, and increasing as spring approaches.

Blue Forty-Two: A Wild Season for Quarterbacks, Head Coaches, and Final Mile

Blue Forty-Two: A Wild Season for Quarterbacks, Head Coaches, and Final Mile

The 2023 National Football League season has been more than a heartbreaker. For some, it’s been a finger breaker, a wrist wrecker, and the Achilles to their own Achilles. A shocking seven starting quarterbacks have been forced to take a warm, yet unenvied seat on the bench due to season-ending injuries. In addition to player […]

Banana Split: Nuts About Supply Chains

Simply put, if supply chains stopped tomorrow what would it take to build your own banana split? It’s so easy to take Supply Chain Logistics for granted: We flick casually through aisles of flan, fajitas, fried chicken, fondue, flounder, and frosting. It’s not just food: 97 percent of American clothing is made abroad– China, India, […]

Mirror, Mirror On the Wall

Blue Eagle Reflects on the American Economy’s SWAN Stocks as Markets Begin Mirroring Pre-COVID Numbers Economists have reason to believe that the economy may be beginning to turn the corner: Simply put, import numbers are up and diesel prices are down. Sleep Well at Night (SWAN) stocks like import investments and the energy sector are […]

Freight or Fright: Trucking, The Great Bellwether

When the bell rings to open the stock market, one of the most important opening notes every quarter is the chiming in from investors with trucking company J.B. Hunt. The trucking industry itself is a respected indicator of the broader economy. And most financial experts follow the trends in this sector religiously. JB Hunt’s earnings […]

Are We About to Enter the Golden Age of Trucking for Drivers?

This year Kenworth turns 100 years old.  That’s quite a milestone– not just for a company that cut its teeth putting trucks on the frontlines of American military theaters, but for the entire trucking industry. It marks a century of moving the nation’s goods and bringing home the expression, “if you got it, then a […]

New Technology Provides Welcome Rise in Hispanic Drivers

According to the American Trucking Associations, Hispanics currently make up around 6% of the trucking industry’s workforce. This number is expected to continue to grow as the demand for trucking services increases, and the industry continues to face a shortage of drivers. From Darth Vader to Cookie Monster, drivers can listen to directions in a […]

Potholes Got You Down?

“Transportation needs to work for everyone, no matter who they are, no matter where they live and no matter how they travel,” said Acting PennDOT Secretary Mike Carroll. “Pennsylvanians’ feedback is critical as we plan and prioritize important improvements to our transportation network.” PennDOT is giving the state’s citizens a chance to be heard. If […]