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UPS, Teamsters agree to cut use of rail, rely more on sleeper team drivers

DC Velocity

Tentative five-year contract, still subject to ratification vote, also creates new class of combination driver. Transportation

Market Insight: could DSV be a target for a forwarder like Damco?

The LoadStar

It is easy to suggest that DSV could soon bulk up inorganically and, consequently, just as I noted in in my latest coverage, it’s easy to understand why M&A can be a powerful tool for the Danish forwarder. However, identifying suitable combinations is more problematic.

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EVS and MuleSoft partner on API platform for logistics software

DC Velocity

Deal will help users connect ERP and WMS systems, EVS says. Technology

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Air cargo feels the heat as US trucking rates soar after controversial ELD rule

The LoadStar

The mandate for US truckers to use electronic logging devices (ELDs) continues to feed controversy as its repercussions reach beyond domestic surface transport.

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Freightzen Logistics Launches New Website

Logistics Manager

Freightzen Logistics has officially unveiled their new website at

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Freightzen Logistics Launches New Website

Airfreight Logistics

Freightzen Logistics has officially unveiled their new website at

ELD, Driver Fatigue and Safety with Dean Croke

The Logistics of Logistics

Download the audio file. Podcast Summary: Today’s guest is Dean Croke , Chief Analytics Officer at FreightWaves. Growing up in Australia, his family owned and operated a trucking business.

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Spot market remains ‘hot’ with more freight than capacity

Fleet Owner

During its most recent State of Freight webinar, FTR analysts cite both internal and external factors that will impact freight rates and capacity going forward

Seegrid hires three executives in expansion

DC Velocity

Growth driven by rising demand for self-driving vehicles in manufacturing, distribution, and e-commerce, firm says. Material Handling

CMA CGM set to buy European shortsea specialist Containerships

The LoadStar

Shipping consolidation continues apace with CMA CGM announcing it is to acquire European shortsea specialist Containerships. The announcement follows the signing of an agreement between CMA and Containerships’ parent company, Container Finance.


Hutchison Ports Thailand (HPT) Welcomes First Vessel to Call Terminal D at Laem Chabang Port

Logistics Manager

Hutchison Ports Thailand ( HPT ) recently welcomed the first vessel to ever call Terminal D at Laem Chabang Port. HPT’s new Terminal D played host to Ocean Network Express’ (ONE’s) M.V. MOL GRANDEUR.

Turkish Cargo Boosts Turkish Cherries Industry

Airfreight Logistics

One of the world’s fastest growing Air Cargo Carriers, Turkish Cargo is helping to boost the brand and market presence of Turkish Cherries across the globe. The Airline transports a total of 600 tonnes of fresh cherries onboard their wide-body freighters to the Norwegian capital of Oslo.

U.S. business spending on logistics rose to $1.5 trillion in 2017

Fleet Owner

Total U.S. business spending on logistics rose 6.2% in 2017 from the previous year to $1.5 trillion, according to the annual State of Logistics Report issued by the Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP). That figure was 7.7% of U.S. gross dom

Machine vision sales hit new high in first quarter

DC Velocity

Nineteen percent growth feeds rising investment in autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, and unmanned aerial vehicles, AIA says. Technology


This Week in Logistics News (June 18-22, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Earlier this month, I retired my old headshot photo and starting using a new one. Today, I’m temporarily replacing it with this drawing of me that my daughter — the one heading to college this fall — drew way back when she was 2 years old.

Kalmar Introduce FastCharge Shuttle Service to DP World London Gateway

Logistics Manager

Kalmar a subsidiary of the Finnish cargo-handling machinery manufacturer Cargotec , recently celebrated the successful introduction of an electrically powered Kalmar FastCharge shuttle carrier service at the DP World London Gateway.

Tips to improve your HOS compliance

Fleet Owner

It pays to do well on your BASICs because you will likely qualify for electronic bypass systems, like PrePass, and save time and money by not having to stop at weigh stations

Infosys opens facility to expand shipping and logistics research

DC Velocity

French center will service container shipping giant CMA CGM. Technology

Container shipping lines push for rates increase as capacity begins to tighten

The LoadStar

Asia-North Europe ocean carriers are looking to hike container shipping rates by up to $500 per teu from 1 July, as space availability begins to tighten with the start of the peak season.

WFS Receives Cargo Handling Contract Extension from Singapore Airlines

Airfreight Logistics

One of the world’s leading air cargo handlers WFS , recently announced they had received contract extensions from Singapore Airlines for cargo handling in both the UK and France. WFS handles cargo at London Heathrow in the UK for Singapore Airlines A380-800 and 777-300 operations to Singapore.

The Biggest Delivery Adventure – Panera Bread’s Epic 9,000 Mile Trip, Powered by Bringg


One delivery vehicle. 9,000 miles of deliveries. The ultimate GPS sandwich. This week a brave delivery driver is embarking on the adventure of a lifetime to promote Panera Bread deliveries across the US. This epic journey takes a very special route as the driver travels across the US creating a huge sandwich-shape route that will cover many cities including Dallas, Nashville, Kansas City and St. Louis.

Brake checking: Road rage taken to a new level

Fleet Owner

Brake checking takes road rage to a new and more scary level, especially for truck drivers. A typical scenario is when a motorist pulls in a front of a truck without giving the trucker time to put two seconds between them. Feeling like they’re being

National Forklift Safety Day 2018 fulfills its educational mission

DC Velocity

Washington event featured speakers from government, industry, and a safety advocacy group; attendees also met with legislators to discuss safety and trade. Lift Trucks

Container line profits this year will be wiped out by rising fuel and charter prices

The LoadStar

A leading shipping analyst has drastically cut its 2018 ocean carrier profitability forecast from $5bn to “breakeven at best”. In a new research note published this morning, Drewry claims “carriers’ lack of control has come back to bite them this year”.


Tigers Global Expansion Continues with Relocation to New Shanghai Facility

Logistics Manager

Hong Kong-based Tigers , the global logistics and Transportation Company recently announced they have relocated to a new facility in Shanghai, China.

CSCMP State of Logistics Report: Economic Expansion and Consumer Demand Drive Logistics Growth and Innovation

Move Ahead

A strong economy, continued e-commerce growth, tight carrier capacity and increasing demand for value-added warehousing services have positioned the third-party logistics market for rapid growth. In 2017, revenues reached $175 billion, and the U.S. market is expected to grow at about 5.5

How did we get here? Building the Defence logistician – Part One

Logistics in War

By David Beaumont. This transcript is the first half of a speech given at the 2018 Australian and New Zealand Defence Logistics Conference. The session was titled ‘The Future Logistician’ So, how did we get here?

Getting down and dirty with logistics

DC Velocity

3PL sends office workers out into the world of trucks, ships, and forklifts. Transportation

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Gadget makers are bracing for Trump’s trade war

The LoadStar

While President Trump’s argument for raising tariffs on Chinese imports is predicated on protecting American jobs, this in-depth report on The Verge shows how it could have a devastating effect on the thousands of tech start-ups that rely on many of the tariff-listed components.

Nippon Express to Own Largest Distribution Center in the Port of Rotterdam

Logistics Manager

A new contract agreement made by Nippon Express Nederland BV, W. Carey Inc. and the Port of Rotterdam Authority will see the development of the largest distribution center to operate in Rotterdam.

Logistics Center of Excellence: Delivering Value to Organizations

Talking Logistics

Perhaps the most overworked word in the supply chain management lexicon is “visibility.” Yet it’s difficult to overstate the importance of a view into what’s going on in the supply chain. After all, you can’t source, make, move, store, deliver, measure or improve what you can’t see.

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FMCSA delays Medical Examiner’s Certification Integration

Fleet Owner

The agency said the delay was taken to provide FMCSA more time to complete IT system updates


There's a new (high-tech) sheriff in town

DC Velocity

Warehouses turn to drones and sensors to beef up security in their yards. Technology

Logistics sector fears Customs chaos post-Brexit – ‘Cargo won’t move’

The LoadStar

A two-year transition period is “not nearly long enough” for the logistics industry to tackle the myriad challenges brought about by Brexit, delegates at the FTA’s Keep Britain Trading event heard this week. And a March 2019 ‘hard Brexit’ would be “catastrophic”. Airbus yesterday added to the clamour, stating that a UK withdrawal from the EU with no deal would “directly threaten Airbus’s future in the UK” – a two-year transition would not be.