NTX Magazine Volume 4 - Page 56

industry spotlight Logistics The more efficient you can be, the more effective you can be. “Our focus is that we really like to work with our clients, rather than saying, ‘We have a truck we need to fill,’” explained Stanley. “It’s the right mix of people, process and technology. If that seems like more than moving freight, that’s because it is.” Mission-critical, time-sensitive moves for Pegasus’s corporate clients can be a unique process on any given day. One such example involves the moving of modular data and information centers. With the model of business within the hi-tech industry changing, modularization is increasing and evolving. Essentially the modules are loaded onto a 40-foot truck with wheels, providing a “plug and play” alternative for corporations. “A data center is typically a huge building with a lot of power and no windows, but can also be delivered on the back of a truck, utilizing flat beds and cranes to move a very sensitive 54 www.ntc-dfw.org 100,000-pound load from Texas to the west coast, for example. Trucking has obviously changed for us over the years.” As in most industries, technology continues to innovate in trucking. GPS tracking for trucking equipment is a fairly new trend, using technology that has existed. But now, as they say, “There’s an app for that.” Pegasus has been experimenting with cell-phone-based technology that can provide tracking and tracing for a load. While still exclusive to company staff today, Pegasus hopes to one day put the ability to track directly into customers’ hands with an easy mobile interface. For Pegasus, which has clients all over the world, and other logistics providers, moves are less about trucks and more about solutions. “They are looking for integrated solutions that involve wa