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Louisville Switching Blog

How Hurricanes Affect the Trucking and Logistics Industries

Posted by Donald Robinson

Sep 14, 2017 11:22:43 AM

Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma devastated the southern and southeastern U.S. within weeks of each other. Destructive winds, heavy rain, and dangerous flooding have displaced thousands, left millions without power, and caused billions of dollars in damages. 

How Autonomous Ships Will Revolutionize the Transportation Industry

Posted by Donald Robinson

Aug 9, 2017 8:50:22 AM

You have heard of driverless cars and semi truck's coming in the near future, but what about crewless ships? It seems a bit frightening to think of a ship silently navigating the seas with no crew on board, but there could be one as early as 2020 and it will also have zero emissions. 

Truckers Against Human Trafficking

Posted by Donald Robinson

Jun 6, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Saving a life. So many organizations, companies, people, and government entities are coming together to save lives. From organizations like Kentucky Driving and the Truckers Against Trafficking Coalition to various Kentucky governments and companies like UPS, thousands are combining efforts to make a difference. 

Advancements and Exploration in the Transportation Industry

Posted by Donald Robinson

May 27, 2017 1:20:48 PM

Ninety percent of truck related accidents are a result of human error. Just because it’s labeled "human error" doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the driver's fault, though. 

Mid-America Trucking Show Wrap-Up

Posted by Donald Robinson

Mar 30, 2015 4:43:53 PM

The Mid-America Trucking Show was held in Louisville, KY this past weekend, and what a great turnout! Thank you to all who stopped by our booth to say hello and check out what we had on display.

Kalmar/Cargotec will have quite the spread at the Mid America Truck Show

Posted by Donald Robinson

Mar 22, 2012 11:31:00 AM

The Mid America Truck show begins today.

We’ll see you at the Mid America Truck Show

Posted by Donald Robinson

Mar 15, 2012 11:35:00 AM

It’s time once again for the Mid America Truck Show in Louisville. This yearly event is always a crowd-pleaser for those in the trucking industry. It’s also one of the biggest events in Louisville, bringing over 70,000 trucking professionals to the state!

Record Snowfall: Good Time to Buy Automatic Ice-Chains for Your Fleet

Posted by Donald Robinson

Nov 11, 2011 11:57:00 AM

Our leaves have turned into a beautiful panorama of colors. The air is crisp and clean. Our friends in New England were inundated with snow last week. I was reflecting on the change of seasons and decided to walk back to share my reflections with Butch.