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Master class

DC Velocity

If anyone understands how to safely operate lift trucks, it's the companies that design and manufacture the equipment. A look at how they train their own employees reveals best practices any forklift fleet can adopt. Lift Trucks

Dachser reports record revenues, with global forwarding the star performer

The LoadStar

Strong sea and air freight rates last year helped German road freight and logistics operator Dachser post annual revenues above €6bn for the first time.

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California truck leasing firm orders 50 Tesla Semis

DC Velocity

TCI will lease trucks for routes within 300- to 500-mile range. Transportation

Penske’s Mike Duff is New Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA) Chairman

Move Ahead

The Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA) named Mike Duff, senior vice president of government relations and chief compliance officer for Penske Truck Leasing , as its chairman for 2018-2019, at their annual meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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OOIDA says bill to open interstate trucking to younger drivers is unsafe

Fleet Owner

“We think it’s irresponsible to put young drivers behind the wheel of a truck in order to avoid addressing the real problems of high turnover

Top 7 Disruptive Technologies for Cities

The Logistics Academy

­. Imagine you were working in development and poverty reduction in the early 1990s (I was!). Only one website existed in all the world in August 1991 (today there are over 1.5 billion). Mobile phones were expensive, rare, and clunky.

Saudia Cargo Appoints New CEO

Airfreight Logistics

Omar Hariri has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Airlines Cargo Co. Mr. Hariri has extensive management experience and various achievements in many of the leadership positions he has held over the past years in the fields of transportation, supply and logistics.

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XPO integrates last-mile delivery data with Google and Amazon voice applications

DC Velocity

Company also creates 5,000 jobs to meet first-quarter growth. Technology

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Analysis: Damco a prime takeover target if Hapag-Lloyd looks for a forwarder

The LoadStar

Spurred by a recent history of deal-making, 2017 was a transformational year for Hapag-Lloyd, and it managed to shore up its core business over the past 12 months. However, could future M&A involve the takeover of other ancillary assets?

Maintenance Bay: Towing to extremes

Fleet Owner

If you want to know about maintenance, ask a tow truck fleet — they’re the guys who need to get out reliably to clear away and recover others that have broken down

Penske Truck Leasing Moves into Loveland, Colorado

Move Ahead

Penske Truck Leasing recently marked the opening of a new state-of-the-art facility in Loveland, Colorado, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new facility.

The Data Needed to Transform Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

Last fall after attending the CSCMP conference in Atlanta, I shared my observation that digital transformation is now a central theme in the industry. Many of you have had the same observation. This isn’t breaking news, but it is new for the industry.

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Blockchain group adds NFI as latest member

DC Velocity

Joining Blockchain in Transport Alliance could help 3PL improve communication among customers, suppliers, carriers, financial institutions, and consumers, NFI says. Technology

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Firefighting continues on Maersk Honam as it is towed to Dubai

The LoadStar

MSC has advised shippers and freight forwarders with cargo on the fire-stricken Maersk Honam that the vessel remains under tow for Dubai. There was substantial number of Maersk’s 2M alliance partner’s boxes on the vessel, which was deployed on an Asia-Mediterranean service.

ELD deadline passes without fanfare but brings detention time into focus

Fleet Owner

Economist suggests capacity crunch to ease by next year

Digitalisation: quicker off the blocks

Automotive Logistics

As global trade intensifies, so do the risks associated with cyber breaches, fraud and limited visibility for shippers to track and trace international shipments across the end-to-end supply chain.

Dense Fog in Northern China Causes Vessel Delays

Odyssey Logistics

The North Chinese ports of Shanghai and Ningbo are gradually reopening after a period of dense fog caused extensive delays, the effects of which we expect to be feeling for the weeks to come.

Llamasoft taps JDA executive Razat Gaurav as CEO

DC Velocity

Former leader Don Hicks continues as the chairman of the board and co-founder Toby Brzoznowski stays as CSO, firm says. Technology


Digital freight forwarder Shipwaves has come a long way in three years

The LoadStar

Mumbai-based digital freight forwarder Shipwaves, which ditched a marketplace model to focus on its individual offering, opened its Middle East headquarters in Dubai this month, capping an impressive three years since launching in 2015.

What’s Driving the Increase in Transportation Management Technology Spend?

Talking Logistics

DC Velocity and Descartes have conducted a transportation benchmark study for the last two years to help transportation professionals understand what is driving the market, and how the strategy and tactics of top performers differ from the rest of the pack.

BIMCO: Shipping feels impact of soybean tariffs

247 Customs Broker

BIMCO says there is already some some evidence that China’s higher tariffs on U.S. soybeans is being felt in the shipping industry. “The uncertainty in the shipping market has already been felt,” said Peter Sand, the chief shipping analyst for BIMCO, a shipowner group based in Denmark.

Carter Logistics Wins Third Party Logistics Company Award at Automotive Global Awards North America

Carter Logistics

Carter Logistics Wins Third Party Logistics Company Award at Automotive Global Awards North America. April 17, 2018. Carter Logistics was the proud recipient of the Third Party Logistics Company Award at the fourth Automotive Global Awards North America.

How the maritime industry can compete in the age of Amazon

DC Velocity

Port of Long Beach head says ecosystem must adopt "24/7 thinking" and a range of operational improvements to meet businesses' need for speed. Transportation

Shipowners gain upper hand as charter market bites back at carriers

The LoadStar

Container lines are facing a new “perfect storm” of falling freight rates, higher fuel costs and a charter market turned in favour of shipowners.

The ELD Mandate and Fresh Produce Logistics: What Shippers Need to Know

CH Robinson Logistics

Last December, the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate went into effect for the broader carrier community, marking a change in how professional truck drivers and commercial motor carriers log hours of service (HOS).

Liebherr Launches First 100% Electric Portal Crane

Logistics Business Magazine

Liebherr has launched its first 100% electric portal crane. The Rostock-based manufacturer says that the LPS 420 E will provide higher bulk turnover than comparable offerings on the market. The new LPS 420 E is the latest extension of the Liebherr mobile harbour crane product range.

Change Management Techniques to Avoid Failure in Rolling out New Initiatives

Apparel Logistics

Change is essential for business growth and continued success. However, fail to take the proper steps and your new initiatives could fall flat. Utilize the following change management techniques to help your latest innovations succeed. Take a Top-Down Approach. Change is scary for most people.


Show me the money, ASAP!: interview with Richard Piontek

DC Velocity

Speeding up cash flow is as important today as it was 20 years ago. Richard Piontek and eCapital are using today's tools to get the job done. Strategy

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Volga-Dnepr to pull out of NATO airlift contract for AN-124 capacity

The LoadStar

Volga-Dnepr is to cease providing AN-124 capacity for EU and NATO states under the Strategic Airlift Interim Solution (Salis) contract it shares with Antonov Airlines.

Turkish Cargo Releases New Promotional Video

Airfreight Logistics

Turkish Cargo , the cargo arm of Turkish Airlines reaching 302 destinations in 121 countries, recently released a new corporate video showcasing the different services the carrier offers. The video begins by highlighting the carriers hub in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Hazardous Materials Training on Offer to Future Drivers

Logistics Business Magazine

France-based 3PL Geodis is to offer ‘hazardous materials’ training to its future drivers in the sector. At both its Lillebonne and Villers-Saint-Paul sites in France, all of which are dedicated to the chemical sector, Geodis is offering integrated training to 22 job seekers.