A rare unit: Mike Jellison’s 6&4 two-stick, 350-inch wheelbase 2001 379

Overdrive Online

What's more, as of October, as you'll hear in this video talk with Jellison, all but around 15 of the near 33,000 original miles on the 3406-powered 2001 Pete's odometer had been run with Jellison working the 6- and 4-speed gearboxes. 2001 Peterbilt 379 advocacy custom rigs mike jellison that's a big 10-4 on D.C.

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Revisiting the soft-market banana peel — freight relationships paying off for some

Overdrive Online

Uncategorized 1996 Freightliner 2001 Freightliner brokers business ELD mandate electronic logs FMCSA freight pre-2000 exemption Randy Carlson rates relationships soft market spot market tim lesterRandy Carlson "will have had my operating authority for 25 years" come next May. Right now, "trucking is the best it's been in that entire 25 years" in general terms, he says, despite the slowdown for so many in the spot market, illustrating the value of steady freight partners.

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NTEA gearing up for milestone 20th The Work Truck Show

Fleet Owner

And since 2001, The Work Truck Show, hosted by the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA), haInnovative technologies, efficient vehicles and game-changing upfit solutions have helped transform the work truck industry over the past two decades.

Slashing Costs: Missouri School District Shares Experience with Propane

NGT News

In 2018, the district decided to purchase 14 IC Bus CE Series propane autogas buses to replace diesel buses of 2001 and 2002 model years. Since it replaced aging diesel buses with propane autogas buses, the Grain Valley School District in Missouri has been saving money on fuel and maintenance costs. The new buses joined […]. The post Slashing Costs: Missouri School District Shares Experience with Propane appeared first on NGT News. Featured Heavy-Duty Propane Autogas

Agility Fuel Solutions Introduces Third-Gen Roof Mount CNG Fuel System

NGT News

Agility introduced its roof mount CNG fuel systems for refuse fleets in 2001, […].

Marketing During COVID-19: Time to Recalibrate?

Logistics Marketing Advisors

On the morning of September 11, 2001, I was coordinating a marketing planning session at a Chicago hotel with most of the management team for the 3PL that I then ran marketing for. When the news about the World Trade Center attack hit, the rest of that morning was spent absorbing the devastating news and communicating with loved ones. But it was clear no one was traveling home, even if they wanted to, since all flights were cancelled. Logistics Marketing Marketing Logistics

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Understanding Machine Learning: A New Era of Intelligence and Business


Ever since the fictional ‘sentient computer’ HAL 9000 went rogue in ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’, people have been uneasy about the idea of machines being able to think for themselves. I’m sorry, Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that. Recent business thinking has come around to the more enlightened view that machines that are exclusively programmed […]. The post Understanding Machine Learning: A New Era of Intelligence and Business appeared first on SYSPRO US.

This Week in Logistics News (October 27 – November 2)

Logistics Viewpoints

To be exact, the year the was 2001, at the beginning of the baseball season and the end of my senior year of college. For the 4th time in the last 15 years, the Red Sox are the World Series champs! The funny thing is I made a very specific bet a long time ago. One of my best friends, who had developed the nickname Yogi because he always wore a Yankees hat, and I […]. The post This Week in Logistics News (October 27 – November 2) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Gary O’Connor appointed managing director of Ireland for Geodis

The LoadStar

From 2001 he was operations director at Eagle Global Logistics. Geodis has appointed Gary O’Connor (pictured above) as its new managing director of Ireland. His brief is to focus “on developing business in the healthcare sector while growing the company’s influence over well-established verticals, including e-commerce, high tech and FMCG”. Mr O’Connor joins the group from Ceva Logistics, where he was also managing director for Ireland from late 2008 until June this year.

Editor’s Pick: Be a Digital Disruptor and Win

Talking Logistics

Yet in 2001, the Polaroid Corporation filed for federal bankruptcy protection because the company failed to make the smooth transition from analog to digital cameras. Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Pick ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

Analysis: Magic Expeditors tops the major league – DSV, XPO et al chasing

The LoadStar

After what was the worst quarter for asset-light operators in recent memory – say around eight years ago after the previous, cyclical 2001 debacle – and almost mid-way through a second quarter that sent shivers down your spine, the six major listed Western firms wrestling with Covid-19 and disruption risk in the supply chain have left a mark with their Q1 trading updates.

Rhenus Acquires Miami-based Freight Logistics Group

247 Customs Broker

Founded in 2001 by Gabriel de Godoy in San José, California, Freight Logistics operates their consolidation […]. Rhenus Acquires Miami-based Freight Logistics Group German-based logistics company with operations in Europe, Asia and South America, Rhenus, recently announced they had acquired Freight Logistics Group, an international freight forwarder and logistics solutions provider headquartered in Miami, Florida.

Rhenus Acquires Miami-based Freight Logistics Group – Logistics Manager

247 Customs Broker

Founded in 2001 by Gabriel de Godoy in San José, California, Freight Logistics operates their consolidation […]. Rhenus Acquires Miami-based Freight Logistics Group German-based logistics company with operations in Europe, Asia and South America, Rhenus, recently announced they had acquired Freight Logistics Group, an international freight forwarder and logistics solutions provider headquartered in Miami, Florida.

Rhenus acquires Miami-based Freight Logistics

247 Customs Broker

It was founded in 2001 by Gabriel de Godoy in San Jose, California with the aim […]. Rhenus has strengthened its presence in the Americas with the acquisition of Miami, Florida-headquartered Freight Logistics on 16 April. Freight Logistics operates its own consolidation hub located near Miami International Airport and has offices in Argentina, Brazil and Chile. The post Rhenus acquires Miami-based Freight Logistics appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Jan Skovgaard is new chief operating officer at Ligentia

The LoadStar

Mr Skovgaard joins from Rohlig, where he has worked since 2001, most recently as CEO Asia Pacific, and formerly managing director. Ligentia Group hopes to bolster its Asian business with the appointment of Jan Skovgaard as its chief operating officer. Based in Hong Kong, Mr Skovgaard will also join the board. Nick Jones, Ligentia Group CEO said: “Jan is a great fit for the Ligentia vision, one which sees us increasing our.

ZH: Union Leader: ‘GM won’t close plants without one hell of a fight’

The LoadStar

Zero Hedge writes: “Update 6: While we wait to learn what was discussed during Mary Barra’s Monday afternoon meeting with Larry Kudlow, here’s a chart to put today’s job cuts in context: GM’s job cuts are the seventh largest since 2001.

Football Team Sponsored by Pallet Network

Logistics Business Magazine

Established in 2001 and now heading into its twentieth year, as the only privately owned UK Network, UPN has grown strongly and steadily into a high-quality palletised freight distribution network. “We

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (September 11, 2020)

Talking Logistics

Where were you on September 11, 2001 when the planes hit the towers? Today is September 11. As a kid who grew up in Brooklyn with a view of the Twin Towers from my bedroom window, I will never forget. How I yearn, sometimes, to go back to my childhood bedroom, back to those hot.

Qatar Airways Celebrate the Launch of Langkawi, Malaysia Flights

Airfreight Logistics

” Qatar Airways began direct services to Kuala Lumpur in 2001, and launched its Penang service in 2018. In October 2001, Qatar Airways announced its codeshare agreement with Malaysian Airlines, and this was expanded in 2018. Qatar Airways has announced four-times-weekly flights to Langkawi that will be operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, expanding to five-times-weekly from 27 October 2019.

Jettainer Americas Inc. Appoints New Managing Director

Airfreight Logistics

After one year as Deputy Regional Manager South East Asia in Singapore from 2000 to 2001, Kothari took the responsibility as Regional Director Logistics for the Greater China region. Since the beginning of March, Shailendar Kothari has been assigned as the new Managing Director of Jettainer Americas Inc. The Jettainer daughter company is based in Delaware and includes branches in Dallas, Chicago, Miami, New York and Los Angeles.

Importance of Picking a Forwarder that Is C-TPAT Certified

Dedola Global Logistics

The initiative began in 2001, with seven large American corporations behind it at the outset. Archives. When you’re choosing a freight forwarder, safety is an essential factor to consider. To guarantee that you are making the best (and safest) choice in your forwarder, opt for a C-TPAT certified forwarder. This certification is part of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) initiative to regulate goods coming in and out of the country, specifically across borders.

When Your Apparel Warehouse IT Goes South

Apparel Logistics

Unfortunately, the volume never materialized and the company shut its doors by 2001. When it comes to warehouse setups, having the proper equipment and software is the difference between success and massive failure. This has been seen throughout the ages as innovations have been used to increase production while reducing costs. Here are some of the most infamous warehouse failures. Getting Too Big for Your Britches. Have you heard of Webvan? If not, there's a reason.

Hyster-Yale Europe MD Retires

Logistics Business Magazine

In 2001 he was appointed VP European Manufacturing and Logistics before becoming the Managing Director of EMEA in 2015. The EMEA division of Hyster-Yale Group has announced that Harry Sands will retire as the Company’s Senior VP and Managing Director, EMEA, from 30 September 2020, after almost 40 years of service. Harry Sands has served as the Senior VP and Managing Director, EMEA, for Hyster-Yale Group since 2015.

oxxo’S history

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

In 2001 they were the first to implement cellphones credit recharge in store. Oxxo is one of the biggest selfservice chains in México; available now too in Chile and Colombia. It’s the first choice whenever you want or need any product or even make some payment. Here there are some interesting facts about it… 1.- Created in 1978 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon by a brewery called Cuauhtémoc. The logo was originally trying to represent a shopping car.

MSC Mina Breaks Record as the Largest Container Ship to Call in Thailand

Logistics Manager

MSC says they have been doing business in Thailand since 2001 and has continued to invest and grow its presence in the local market over the years. MSC Mina made its maiden call at Hutchison Ports Thailand (HPT) in the Port of Laem Chabang, Thailand on July 30, 2020.

MSC Garners Industry Recognition in Thailand

Logistics Manager

MSC Thailand opened its first branch in Bangkok in February 2001, but prior to that, MSC had been doing business in the country for several years with the help of a third-party agent. MSC Thailand has recently been voted as the ‘2019 Best Container Line from Thailand to Europe’ by local shippers, in an annual award organised by the Thailand National Shippers’ Council.

Trinity Logistics Revisits History for Modern Rebrand

Trinity Logistics

2001: Trinity’s logo changes to the trademark burgundy swoosh. Trinity Logistics, a Top 20 third-party logistics company, today unveiled its rebranding to reflect its growth into an innovative and agile company, part of Burris Logistics. The company, acquired by Burris Logistics in April 2019, wanted to update its visual brand to reflect its new identity better. .

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Maersk Celebrate 100 Years in the USA

Logistics Manager

Moving forward to the 21 st century the decision was made to establish APM Terminals in 2001, with the launch of Pier 400 in Los Angeles, just one year later Pier 400 became the world’s largest proprietary terminal. The world’s largest container ship and supply vessel operator, Denmark-based, A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S simply known as Maersk , recently celebrated 100 years of operation in the United States.

China Trade War Propels First Drop in US Imports in Over a Decade


The last time these import routes were interrupted at all was when China entered the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001, the economic recession of 2008, which lasted until 2009. For the first time in over ten years, there is a decline in imports to the United States from Asia. This drop is quite substantial, reaching nearly 10%.

The Boom Box Replaced By The iPod


The ipod was rolled out in October 2001 - it is now May 2013 - better late than never. The anchoring continues by many transportation executives where they publish all sorts of comments that say "if" this happens and "if" that happens then prices will go up. As you know I have been arguing for a while that while capacity has decreased what has been missed in almost all the analysis is the miniaturization of product resulting in, of course, far less truckloads needed.

Green Shoots Return to Events Sector as IMHX 2021 Starts Countdown

Logistics Business Magazine

Since its launch in 2001 it has been held every three years but at IMHX 2019 it was announced that the show’s frequency would change to every two years. Over 100 leading suppliers of intralogistics and supply chain solutions have already reserved their place at IMHX 2021, according to organisers.

Legal Cannabis Oil for HGV Drivers?

Logistics Business Magazine

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is illegal within the UK and is a schedule 1 controlled drug under the MDR 2001 and can be found present in some CBD oils. Consumer interest in cannabidiol “CBD” is growing fast and there are a wide range of products available online, in health food shops, supermarkets and even at service stations. Praised for its health and wellbeing properties, it is estimated that there are 1.3m users of CBD within the UK.

Commercial Trucking: The Battle of the VMT Tax

Blue Grace Logistics

Since 2001 the HTF has consistently spent more than it generates through highway and transit programs. Our highways and transit infrastructure are mainly funded through the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), which in turn is primarily funded by the federal motor fuel tax. The shortfall has been covered mainly by the $144 billion it’s received from the Treasury’s general fund. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the HTF will hit bottom by 2022.

How one forward-looking idea turned into a global support network for humanitarians

World Food Programme Logistics

Nunzio (standing, first from the right) and Giuseppe Saba (third) during their mission to Afghanistan to set up WFP’s assistance to vulnerable communities after the fall of the Taliban in 2001, Photo: WFP/UNHRD The global UNHRD network as we know it today?—?with In January 2001, Pino was deployed to India in the aftermath of the Gujarat earthquake. She joined the UNHRD pioneers in November 2001 and is one of the custodians of UNHRD’s memory and archives.

Rack Armour Protection System on Show at ProMAT

Logistics Business Magazine

FEM is the most internationally recognised and one of the most up to date (having been updated in 2001) of all testing standards. Rack Armour will be exhibiting its product, installed by some of the world’s biggest brands, such as Wal-Mart, Tesco, BMW, Audi, Office Depot, Mercedes, IKEA, Kellogg’s, McDonalds, Nestle, Toyota, Pepsico, Coca Cola, DHL, and Eddie Stobart, at this year’s ProMAT in Chicago, Illinois from 8-11 April.