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Schedule tentatively set for voting on UPS-Teamster package contract

DC Velocity

Ballots slated to go out mid to third week of September; vote count expected in October. Transportation

Software Rules

The Lean Thinker

“Turn off the radio, Hal.” “I’m sorry, Mark, I’m afraid I can’t do that.”.

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Accomplishing the impossible: interview with Brad Jacobs

DC Velocity

The logistics industry existed before Brad Jacobs. It will likely never be the same after him. Transportation

Rhenus Logistics, Since 1912

Logistics Manager

Established in 1912, Rhenus’ name is derived from the Latin word for the Rhine river in Europe. It is here along the banks of the river in Germany where the company first took root.

How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Hurricane Season

PLS Logistics

The intense hurricane season in 2017 was historical not only because of the massive scale and great number of storms, but also how destructive each storm was to the communities. What have supply chain managers and business leaders learned from last year’s hurricanes?

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Mack: Truck production at all-time high; 2019 likely another strong year

Fleet Owner

ALLENTOWN, PA. Has the North American Class 8 truck market—which hit a record high for orders last month—peaked? It's possible, speculates Martin Weissburg, the new president of Mack Trucks, but for now, every indication is that demand will stay very

AirBridgeCargo Airlines Reaches Milestone with 500 Aircraft Engines Transported

Airfreight Logistics

One of the world’s leading international cargo carriers, Russian-based AirBridgeCargo Airlines recently announced they had transported their 500 th aircraft engine this year, a major achievement with still four months of 2018 to go.

Stewards at UPS' largest local vote to reject labor contracts

DC Velocity

Actions by local 89 officials raise chances of `no' votes by rank-and-file. Transportation

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.

CEVA Logistics form Blockchain Partnership with IBM and Maersk

Logistics Manager

Global logistics and supply chain company CEVA Logistics has recently announced a new partnership with American multinational technology company IBM and the world’s largest container ship and supply vessel operator Maersk.

Growing A Green Supply Chain

Blue Grace Logistics

“Going Green” has been an action catchphrase for just about every industry over the past decade. Consumers laud companies that put out green initiatives or take other steps that make their company run cleaner and help slow some of the daily damage caused to the environment.

FMCSA considering multiple changes to HOS rules

Fleet Owner

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is considering changes to four areas of the existing hours-of-service (HOS) regulations, and has requested feedback from the public. “It It is time for an honest conversation about hours of service

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Report: logistics careers posted top-ten pay raise in 2017

DC Velocity

Median salary for logisticians jumped 21.7 percent to $63,960, Finder.com says. Strategy

Cracking under sanctions

Automotive Logistics

The re-imposition of sanctions by the US on Iran has dealt a hammer blow to the country’s emerging automotive industry.

Trans Global Projects Open New Offices in China

Logistics Manager

UK-based Trans Global Projects recently announced the opening of two new offices in China that will see their Hong Kong branch relocate to Shanghai and the launch of a completely new office in Dalian.

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.

Trucking revenue surpassed $700 billion last year

Fleet Owner

Industry moved 10.77 billion tons of freight, ATA reports

Deficit pricing: In LTL it's par for the course

DC Velocity

According to noted consultant Satish Jindel, it's been an ironclad way for carriers to leave money on the table. Transportation

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MOL raises stakes in Malaysia

Automotive Logistics

Japanese transport giant, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), has increased its share in PKT Logistics to 35% to strengthen its standing in Malaysia and wider south east Asia.

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.

Emirates SkyCargo Offer New Domestic Pet Service, Emirates Pets

Airfreight Logistics

Emirates Airlines Freight Division, Emirates SkyCargo recently unveiled a new product for animal transportation, Emirates Pets has been developed by a team of experts to provide a more comfortable and convenient transport experience for domestic pets such as cats and dogs.

SWI Is Coming to Canada, Are You Ready?

Now, That's Logistics

With Canada’s new Single Window Initiative, clearing customs might get easier. But first, be prepared to provide import data a lot sooner … and a lot more of it!

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Uber Freight releases platform for shippers

DC Velocity

Free software opens carrier network to small and medium sized shippers, firm says. Technology

Continental buys Australian tyre network

Automotive Logistics

German tyre manufacturer Continental is purchasing the 258-branch Kmart Tyre and Auto Service chain (KTAS) from Australian conglomerate Wesfarmers for 350m Australian dollars ($253m).

FMCSA to begin test of new CSA scoring system in September

Fleet Owner

Agency to hold a public meeting on Aug.

Turkish Cargo Records Impressive Growth in Chinese Air Cargo Market

Airfreight Logistics

One of the world’s fastest-growing air cargo carriers, Turkish Cargo has recorded a growth of 10.7% in China from the months January to May, the data was released by the WACD (World Air Cargo Data).

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4 Tips for a Sustainable Supply Chain

PLS Logistics

Pressure to push sustainability into the supply chain has significantly increased in recent years. Having a sustainable supply chain is quickly becoming a necessary part of every business model.

CenterPoint lays out timetable for logistics complex at Port of Oakland

DC Velocity

Site prep to begin in October; summer 2020 opening eyed. Transportation

GM Uzbekistan suspends vehicle sales over pricing

Automotive Logistics

GM Uzbekistan has suspended finished vehicle sales in Uzbekistan, after failing to carry through a price increase on the domestic market there. The move follows a similar suspension in Russia – its second biggest market after Uzbekistan – for more than two months on similar grounds.

New Kansas Love's adds truck parking along I-70

Fleet Owner

New truck stop features 74 parking spots, a Hardee's, showers, tire center, and more

Emirates SkyCargo Transports Record Number of Vaccines to Brazil

Airfreight Logistics

Emirates Airlines Freight Division, Emirates SkyCargo recently announced they have transported over 25 tonnes of vaccines from Milan to BH airport, Bello Horizonte in Brazil using one of their Boeing 777 freighter aircraft.

10 Holiday Prep Tips for Your eCommerce Business

Ottowa Logistics

There’s an undeniable nip of cold in the air and the Holidays are just around the corner. Soon the waves of eager customers looking for holiday gifts for friends and family will flood online and physical shopping venues all over the world.

UP re-shuffles executive suite amid Fritz's call for better service reliability

DC Velocity

COO leaves position and will retire Feb. 28; company re-aligns reporting structure; Chairman and CEO says railroad `must deliver a more consistent, reliable service' Transportation

Anu Goel: the highs and lows

Automotive Logistics

What have been some of the high points in logistics in your career? One is the swing toward providing a level of service that customers expect, as opposed to providing a level of service that we either think they need or that the system can provide. Those are two different things.