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Survey: logistics and transportation providers optimistic about fourth quarter economics

DC Velocity

Revenue and profitability expected to rise, but concerns linger about workforce shortages, regulatory issues, and trade tariffs, TCompanies finds. Strategy

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Turkish Cargo Transport Five Endangered White Rhino’s to China

Airfreight Logistics

Turkish Cargo is a strong believer in the preservation of wildlife and have completed many live animal transportation’s in recent months. The most recent project was the transportation of five endangered white rhinos from Johannesburg, South Africa to Shanghai in China.

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Spirits distributor ISBG says blockchain is ready for business

DC Velocity

Beverage firm to apply blockchain and IoT to supply chain tasks in partnership with Bengala Technologies. Technology

The ONE Stork Calls Savannah on her Maiden Voyage

Logistics Manager

Fresh off the back of reporting their highest volumes on record, the Georgia Ports Authority recently welcomed the ONE Stork Container Ship on its maiden voyage. The ship is part of the Ocean Network Express (ONE) shipping company and has a 14,026 TEU capacity.

The Digital Transformation Journey: The Alignment of Industry, Company, and Technology

Talking Logistics

In today’s market, it is imperative for process businesses to pursue digital transformations to meet changing customer expectations, global market demands, and increased competition. Process industry businesses that embark on digital transformation journeys are becoming disruptors in the industry.

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Emirates SkyCargo Delivers Lifesaving Medical Products to Africa

Airfreight Logistics

The freight division of Emirates Airlines, Emirates SkyCargo recently delivered lifesaving medical equipment from Seoul in South Korea to several countries across Africa.

Nearly a quarter of Europe’s biggest retailers offer next-day delivery, industry quickly shifting to same-day delivery as standard

Bringg

New research form Internet Retailing shows that the number of Top 500 European retailers offering next-day delivery rose by 50% last year. This means that 24% of the Top 500 retailers in the EEA now offer next-day deliveries.

Curse of the Internet: E-commerce creates new challenges for customs

DC Velocity

Agencies are struggling to process a surging tide of time-sensitive e-commerce shipments while keeping tabs on security and regulatory compliance. Transportation

Parts supplier changes source after imports seizure

Automotive Logistics

US Auto Parts Network has stopped importing automotive grilles after the country’s customs service held a shipment, which was allegedly counterfeit and in fringed the original automobile manufacturers’ trademarks.

Avant Air and Sea Acquired by the Irish Division of Rhenus Logistics

Logistics Manager

The Irish division of one of Europe’s leading logistics service companies, Rhenus Logistics recently announced they had signed an agreement to acquire temperature-controlled, pharmaceutical shipment and hazardous consignment specialist, Avant Air and Sea.

Avant Air and Sea Acquired by the Irish Division of Rhenus Logistics

Airfreight Logistics

The Irish division of one of Europe’s leading logistics service companies, Rhenus Logistics recently announced they had signed an agreement to acquire temperature-controlled, pharmaceutical shipment and hazardous consignment specialist, Avant Air and Sea.

8 Reasons Companies Bring Outsourced Operations Back In-house

Logistics Bureau

The supply chain industry is constantly in a state of flux, with nothing ever seeming to stay the same for very long.

Striking the right balance

DC Velocity

Retailers need more sophisticated technology to manage inventory in an omnichannel world. Tools that improve visibility and flexibility are at the top of the list. Technology

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Russia plans new localisation requirements

Automotive Logistics

OEMs’ eligibility for Russian state support, including tax breaks on components imports, will be determined from 2019 via a new points-based system to estimate vehicle localisation levels, the country’s Industry and Trade Ministry announced at the beginning of August.

Landed Cost & Vendor Compliance

Blue Grace Logistics

Many shippers think that knowing freight cost as a percentage of goods is enough for decision making. While this may be a good jump off point, this measure does not take into account the details associated with a specific vendor or a specific product.

Turkish Cargo Contributing to Wildlife Survival

Airfreight Logistics

Turkish Cargo , one of the world’s leading air cargo carriers offering service to 122 countries across the globe is making significant contributions to animal rights and wildlife survival.

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Secrets of Leaders: How They Obtain the Best Truckload Service and Pricing

CH Robinson Logistics

It’s been my privilege to work with MIT graduate students as they research service and pricing in the truckload market. Now, it’s time to see how your truckload strategy compares to the practices Leaders use to get the best performance and pricing.

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Study offers insight into "early driver turnover"

DC Velocity

One in three truck drivers leaves within the first three months of employment. New research aims to find out why. Transportation

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VW hit by logistics slowdown in Russia

Automotive Logistics

Logistics workers at VW’s assembly plant in Kaluga, Russia, have begun industrial action in protest over plans to outsource some staff, trade union MPRA said in a statement on its Facebook page on August 6.

How to Reduce Warehouse Labor Costs With Smarter Order Picking

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

The word “travel” is usually associated with positive things. Vacations…New adventures…. Not so in the fulfillment warehouse, where travel time is the enemy of efficient order picking. In fact, it can comprise as much as 50% of the picking process – and up to half of your warehousing labor cost.

AirBridgeCargo Transports 66 Baby Giraffes

Airfreight Logistics

Volga-Dnepr Group subsidiary, AirBridgeCargo one of the world’s leading air cargo carriers recently transported 66 baby giraffes from South Africa’s O. Tambo International Airport to Zhengzhou, China, via the ABC cargo hub at Moscow Sheremetyevo, using one of their Boeing 747 freighters.

DP World Have Acquired the Unifeeder Group

Logistics Manager

One of the largest shortsea and Pan-European feeder operators, Unifeeder recently announced they have signed an agreement that will see DP World acquire the company. Dubai-based DP World a leading enabler of worldwide trade and an integrated supplier to a vast amount supply chains across the globe.

XPO "augments" home delivery service

DC Velocity

Augmented reality app lets consumers visualize how large items will fit into their homes prior to delivery. Technology

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Battling a perfect storm

Automotive Logistics

The finished vehicle sector in North America is dealing with a lot of things at the moment.

Control Tower Visibility: Delivering Value in Transportation

Talking Logistics

Companies today are facing significant transportation challenges — tight capacity, rising rates, and more demanding delivery expectations from customers. Navigating through these challenges requires timely and accurate visibility to what’s happening in their transportation operations, which is where Control Tower visibility comes in. How are companies using Control Tower visibility to deliver business value? What new capabilities are available today?

Hactl First to Pilot New IATA Handling Audit System

Airfreight Logistics

Hong Kong’s largest independent cargo handler, Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) is the first cargo terminal operator (CTO) in the world to complete a pilot for a new Smart Facility Operational Capacity Audit (SFOC) devised by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Port of Halifax puts real-time terminal performance numbers online

The LoadStar

Companies that are moving cargo through the Canadian gateway of Halifax can now check via the port’s website how containers pass through the terminals. The port authority displays real-time turnaround times at its two container facilities, South End Terminal and Fairview Cove Terminal. “We

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JDA names former Avnet executive as CFO

DC Velocity

Kevin Moriarty to be first permanent CFO since December. Technology

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The Future Is Now for Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

The capacity crunch and technology are reshaping ?the the supply chain. Given the swiftly changing logistics environment, those who navigate the new world we live in need a roadmap to guide their actions.

Penske Truck Leasing Joins CharIN to Promote Electric Commercial Vehicle Charging Standards

Move Ahead

Penske Truck Leasing today announced it has joined the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN), a worldwide industry alliance focused on promoting Combined Charging System (CCS) as the global standard for charging electric vehicles (EVs) of all types. Penske will focus its attention on helping to promote electric vehicle charging standards for commercial vehicles in North America by participating with the group’s “High Power Charging for Commercial Vehicles Task Force” (HPCCV Task Force).

Delta Air Lines Cargo and Korean Air form Joint Venture

Airfreight Logistics

US-based air cargo carrier, Delta Air Lines Cargo has launched a new cargo cooperation with Korean Air Cargo in connection with the implementation of their Joint Venture partnership.

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Big spike in containership lay-ups mid-peak season a worry for owners

The LoadStar

Alphaliner’s bellwether containership idle tonnage data has recorded a big spike in vessels being consigned to lay-up, shifting the supply-demand balance back in favour of the charterer.

Shhh, you're in a warehouse

DC Velocity

Redesigned truck backup alarm eliminates those annoying beeps. Strategy

Kenworth Sales Co. relocates to bigger Nevada facility

Fleet Owner

The location features a 20,000-square-foot building with a more than 6,500-square-foot parts department offering a large inventory as well as delivery throughout the greater Elko County area