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How Steve Kron took his 2001 International above 10 mpg

Overdrive Online

Steve Kron is a miles-per-gallon pioneer. He’s not running a newer truck, and has added little in the way of electronics-enabled technology. He’s just an owner-operator with a distinct ability to look outside the box for effective tactics to boost mpg. Overdrive Extra

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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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#TeamBRB's custom 2001 Peterbilt 379 flagship, DIY spirit and growing three-truck business

Overdrive Online

Big Rig Blake and Barbie have been making hay of their social media stardom since Barbie's first share with this custom flagship went viral. Yet the DIY spirit behind their growing small fleet is no social-media mirage, as our talk with Barbie shows. Custom Rigs

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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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U.S. Aviation System Meltdown Tied to Corrupted Digital File

Supply Chain Brain

A halt to all flights across the country is extremely rare and has only been done a handful of times, such as after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

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The Smart Warehousing Story with Carl Wasinger

The Logistics of Logistics

Carl has led Smart Warehousing since 2001 and spent his entire career in the logistics, warehousing, and fulfillment space, from working the warehouse floor to CEO and Founder. Carl Wasinger and Joe Lynch discuss the Smart Warehousing story.

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EPA, following California, moves to tighten heavy truck emission regs

Logistics Management

The Biden administration is moving to lessen emissions from heavy trucks and buses in the first federal effort to eliminate smog and pollution from those vehicles since 2001.

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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.

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California-reared HHG hauler keeps legacy of father, Don Morgan, alive with this T600

Overdrive Online

Since Don passed in 2001, his son's kept the rig working hard, despite his native California's outlawing it some years back. It's a sharp truck, this 1992 Kenworth T600, Detroit 60 Series-powered and with a 149-inch ICT sleeper owner-operator Montgomery Morgan's father, Don Morgan, had put on when the rig was new. Uncategorized 1992 Kenworth T600 big bunks don morgan ICT montgomery morgan sleepers

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The Competitive Advantage with David Bell and Peter Rentschler

The Logistics of Logistics

In 2001, Mr. Bell joined Cargo Transportation Services, Inc., In this episode, Joe Lynch interviews David Bell and Peter Rentschler about the new partnership between their companies along with building a competitive advantage in the transportation and logistics space. About David Bell .

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The Secret Sauce with Mark McEntire

The Logistics of Logistics

In 2001, he completed a two-year Six Sigma certification program with General Electric and is a GE certified Black Belt. Mark McEntire and Joe Lynch discuss the secret sauce. Mark is the Senior Vice President of Operations at Emerge , one of the fastest-growing startups in the U.S.

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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, […].

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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

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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.

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Logistics Industry Outlook with John Larkin

The Logistics of Logistics

in October 2001 to form and to lead the firm’s entry into the transportation markets. Logistics Industry Outlook with John Larkin. John Larkin and Joe Lynch discuss the logistics industry outlook.

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Understanding Machine Learning: A New Era of Intelligence and Business

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

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.

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Kuehne + Nagel set to buy Asian forwarder Apex – its largest takeover yet

The LoadStar

Apex was founded in China in 2001 and has expanded across Asia, making it an increasingly attractive takeover.

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Finally a Flying Car with Guy Kaplinsky

The Logistics of Logistics

In 2001, Guy followed his passion as a visionary and entrepreneur to establish his first startup with Maki Kaplinsky, a dynamic Japanese female entrepreneur. Finally a Flying Car with Guy Kaplinsky.

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Justice Department, CP and KCS spar over rail merger process

The Supply Chain Journal

Powers also suggested that STB should apply the 2001 merger standards and procedures to the case in order to thoroughly examine competition concerns. who had cast a deciding vote in 2001 in favor of exempting KCS from the new merger rules, and former Sen. The U.S.

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GAC appoints Daniel Nordberg its VP for Asia Pacific & Subcontinent

The LoadStar

Mr Nordberg joined GAC in 2001 and has served in a variety of roles in the organisation’s shipping, logistics and marine services. Daniel Nordberg has been appointed as GAC group VP for the Asia Pacific & Indian subcontinent region.

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TS Lines expects HK IPO next year as returns outperform expectations

The LoadStar

A general manager at Wan Hai Lines before establishing TS Lines in 2001, Mr Chen said the timing was right for a listing, with the company set to post its best-ever results this year.

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All change for José Nava and Saul Resnick in DHL Supply Chain

The LoadStar

Mr Nava joined the company in 2001, after a brief stint at Coca-Cola, and has been in his current role since 2018. DHL Supply Chain has announced two senior management changes, “as part of its future growth strategy”.

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Hapag-Lloyd buys into Wilhelmshaven’s transhipment facility

The LoadStar

Originally mooted in 2001, JadeWeserPort. Hapag-Lloyd has confirmed it has taken a 30% stake in Germany’s JadeWeserPort at Wilhelmshaven and a 50% share in the port’s rail terminal.

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FreightWaves Haul of Fame: Epes Transport celebrates 90 years

The Supply Chain Journal

Henry Transfer of Rocky Mount on August 04, 2001; Glossen Freightways, Inc. of Lexington, North Carolina on September 12, 2001; and Lakeway Trucking, Inc., Epes Transport was founded in 1931 in Blackstone, Virginia by Wilfred G. Epes as “The Transport Company.”

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News Alert: Regulators say older merger rules apply to Kansas City Southern

The Supply Chain Journal

In a late Friday decision , STB confirmed that Kansas City Southern (KCS) is exempt from following the newer merger rules made after 2001. The Transaction appears to fall neatly into the Board’s rationale for adopting the waiver in the first instance” in 2001, the decision said.

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A tribute to the late Boubby Grin, former head of strategy at KLM Cargo

The LoadStar

Boubby Grin, head of strategy at KLM Cargo from 1998 – 2001, and industry visionary, passed away on 28 January, at the age of 74.

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FreightWaves Classics/Extra: 20 years after 9/11, recounting more stories of heroism

The Supply Chain Journal

But the boat and its crew went back into action when “she assisted in the large-scale relief and evacuation efforts at the World Trade Center following the deadly terrorist attacks” on September 11, 2001. September 11, 2001 – the boat lift.

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News Alert: Regulators say older merger rules apply to Kansas City Southern

The Supply Chain Journal

In a late Friday decision , STB confirmed that Kansas City Southern (KCS) is exempt from following the newer merger rules made after 2001. The Transaction appears to fall neatly into the Board’s rationale for adopting the waiver in the first instance” in 2001, the decision said.

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Former rail regulator recommends approval of CN-KCS voting trust

The Supply Chain Journal

Clyburn, who sat on the board when it voted on the new merger rules in 2001, said the intent of the new rules wasn’t to create a “new test” to prejudge the “public interest” merits of an entire proposed transaction before approving a voting trust. Clyburn served on STB from 1998 to 2001.

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Kite achieves carbon neutrality

Logistics Business Magazine

Kite Packaging has been committed to protecting the environment since its founding in 2001.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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ZF’s Transition from Lean to Supply Chain Resilience

Logistics Viewpoints

ZF has been working with a supply chain solutions provider called SupplyOn since 2001. ZF Began their Digital Resilience Transformation 20 Years Ago! I interviewed John Sobeck, Vice President Material Management Services and Supply Chain 4.0

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Small Fleet Summit: Estes sees no end to supply-demand imbalance

The Supply Chain Journal

He became president and CEO in 1990 and added the chairman’s title in 2001. The unprecedented supply-demand imbalance experienced across all of American trucking will extend through the balance of 2021 and at least into the first half of 2022, Estes Express Line Inc.

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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.

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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.

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American Chemistry Council urges caution on Class I mergers

The Supply Chain Journal

ACC fully supports the Surface Transportation Board’s [STB] 2001 merger rules that set a higher bar for future merger approvals and believes the board should apply these rules to its review of all pending and future Class I railroad mergers.”.