BTS hopes to re-start national truck survey in February

Fleet Owner

Discontinued in 2002 after nearly 40 years, the Federal Vehicle Inventory and Use Survey (VIUS) may be restored if enough funding is allotted

Port Tracker reports November declines, but 2020 could still end up setting a new record

Logistics Management

million TEU, the highest-volume month on record since NRF starting tracking imports in 2002 Port Tracker reported for November, the most recent month for which data is available, U.S-based based retail container ports handled 2.11 million Twenty-Foot Equivalents (TEU), marking a 24.5%


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Port Tracker report highlights another monthly record and a projected annual 2020 increase

Logistics Management

million TEU, which marked the highest tally for containers imported in a single month, at the time, going back to when NRF first started tracking imports in 2002 Port Tracker reported for October, the most recent month for which data is available, U.S-based

Port Tracker reports another new import record, for November

Logistics Management

million TEU, which marked the highest tally for containers imported in a single month, at the time, going back to when NRF first started tracking imports in 2002 Port Tracker reported for September, the most recent month for which data is available, U.S-based

Port Tracker reports another new import record

Logistics Management

million TEU, which marked the highest tally for containers imported in a single month, at the time, going back to when NRF first started tracking imports in 2002 Port Tracker reported for September, the most recent month for which data is available, U.S-based

Ongoing U.S.-bound import push remains intact, says Port Tracker report

Logistics Management

The report said that this is the highest tally for containers imported in a single month, going back to when NRF first started tracking imports in 2002 Port Tracker reported for August, the most recent month for which data is available, U.S-based based retail container ports handled 2.1 million Twenty Foot Equivalent Units (TEU), marking a 9.7% gain over July and an 8% annual increase.

Remember Webvan? They Weren’t Wrong – Just Early

Logistics Viewpoints

I recall a brief discussion I had around 2002 with a self-described “internet guy.” It’s funny how some trends seem to go “full circle.” In 1999, everybody thought they could pick the next big thing. Then after the bubble burst, it seemed like everybody distanced themselves from their “visionary” pasts. He commented about the online grocery company Webvan’s business model with the statement “I don’t know what they were thinking – I mean, if you double-bag […].

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

Asda renews reverse logistics contract with XPO Logistics

247 Customs Broker

Asda has renewed its reverse logistics contract with XPO Logistics for a further three years – extending a partnership that goes back to 2002. XPO… The post Asda renews reverse logistics contract with XPO Logistics appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

DB Schenker appoints Niklas Wilmking as its Asia Pacific CEO

The LoadStar

He joined Schenker in 2002, and has held various operational and corporate leadership positions in Europe and Asia, including leading corporate strategic transformation projects and managing comprehensive P/L.

FreightWaves Haul of Fame: Eagle Group is flying high

The Supply Chain Journal

The company created a new company in 2002 – Eagle Intermodal Services, Inc. – The Eagle Group is a diverse group of five privately held companies that has grown from a livery company founded in 1903 in Wenatchee, Washington.

Safety issues emerge as search for crew on sunken livestock ship goes on

The LoadStar

Built as a 630 teu boxship in 2002, it was reported as having a number of problems, including with the main engine, which lost power in the recent accident. The Gulf Livestock 1 ship, which capsized and sank off southern Japan this week with the likely loss of 42 crew members and nearly 6,000 cattle, had some 25 deficiencies listed in the past 18 months, reports Splash 24/7.

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Hutchison Ports Thailand Achieves 25 Million TEUs Milestone

Logistics Manager

Hutchison Ports Thailand , the leading port operator in Thailand, became the first container terminal operator at Laem Chabang Port to handle 25 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent unit of container) since operations commenced in 2002. Since we started operations in Thailand in 2002, we have been committed to providing a reliable and efficient service to our customers.

Ludovic Bouvier appointed MD of ID Logistics’ Indonesia business

The LoadStar

His career began in 1998 at Geodis and he joined ID Logistics Group in 2002 as operational manager, heading activities in Asia and Latin America. French contract logistics specialist ID Logistics has appointed Ludovic Bouvier (pictured above) as managing director of its Indonesia subsidiary. Mr Bouvier, 44, has over 20 years’ experience in management positions in the supply chain sector.

Orbis Europe Names New Senior Commercial Director

Logistics Business Magazine

It has served Europe since 2002 and in 2016, ORBIS Europe opened its headquarters in Germany. Packaging giant Orbis Corporation has named a new Senior Commercial Director. Jürgen J.

New Cooperation between Los Angeles and Long Beach Aims to Reclaim Market Share

MTS Logistics

the combined ports have experienced a 22-percent loss of market share since 2002, mainly to ports along the eastern seaboard. Last month, the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach signed a memorandum or understanding (MOU) pledging higher levels of cooperation in the hopes of increasing cargo velocity and security at the two respective ports. The new pledge seeks to address a loss of market share which has become progressively more acute over the past two decades.

Advancer Refrigeration Units wins Award

Logistics Business Magazine

The “Trailer Innovation” Awards is a renowned industry prize, which has been promoting outstanding ideas and product innovations from the trailer, semi-trailer and body industries since 2002.

WFS appoints Paul Carmody to head UK cargo operations

The LoadStar

Prior to joining WFS, he was at Menzies Aviation since 2002, finally leaving the company as its general manager for express baggage after less than a year in the role. . Worldwide Flight Services has appointed Paul Carmody as its managing director for cargo operations in the UK. . Mr Carmody was previously head of UK operations, and has been at WFS for the last decade. .

CMA CGM Acquires Containerships

Logistics Manager

In 2002 the CMA CGM Group acquired MacAndrews as the start of their strategy to densify their regional network, this new acquisition of Containerships continues that strategy in strengthening their intra-regional services. French-based and leading worldwide container transportation and shipping company, CMA CGM recently announced they had completed the acquisition of the Finland-based container-transportation and logistics company, Containerships.

FedEx Ground warehouse shooting shocks normally stable system

The Supply Chain Journal

The Warehouse Education and Research Council (WERC), the leading trade group for warehouse executives, hasn’t published anything on workplace violence since 2002. Violence in the warehouse is rare, which could reflect the success of stakeholders in keeping it that way.

Carolina Dybeck Happe to be next CFO at AP M?ller-Maersk

The LoadStar

In joining the shipping giant Ms Happe transfers from the same role at lock manufacturer Assa Abloy, where she spent almost a decade between 2002 and 2011, before becoming CFO at Trelleborg. AP Møller-Maersk has appointed Carolina Dybeck Happe as its new chief financial officer. A year later she returned to Assa as CFO, adding board positions at Commerzbank and Eon. While she ended her association with Commerzbank in 2017, she is expected to remain on the.

Environmentally Conscious Efforts: How Trinity Stays Green

Trinity Logistics

Trinity Logistics became part of the Responsible Care Partnership in 2009, furthering our commitment to the hazmat chemical industry we’ve served since 2002. In 1962, A Silent Spring by Rachel Carson was released bringing societal attention to the consequences of industrial pollution. At that time, there was a larger push toward greater concern for the environment.

Wendt takes on key supplier role at BMW

Automotive Logistics

He began his career at BMW in 2002, as head of strategy development production and, among other roles, spent three years as director of the group’s largest engine plant in Steyr, Austria. Andreas Wendt (pictured) has become BMW’s new management board member for purchasing and supplier network. He was previously director of the group’s largest car assembly plant in Germany at Dingolfing.

Are your pallets “Brexit Ready?”

Logistics Business Magazine

The ISPM 15 standard has been compulsory for the international movement of goods outside of the EU since 2002 to protect native woodlands from pests.

Automation Hero April 2020: Shamil Patel from Allparts


Until I joined as a director of the company in 2002, the company books were exclusively paper and pen! Shamil Patel , Director at Allparts , has driven the change from using “paper and pen” to now using an automated tool for inventory optimization.

Courier and Delivery Driver Employment Fall; Warehouse Employment Up


Inventory to Sales Ratio We are back to roughly 2002 levels which, if you measure supply chain efficiency by inventory levels you could say that we are in a "lost decade" of supply chain improvement. Post the holiday e-commerce surge, the inevitable arrived. According to the Wall Street Journal, courier and delivery jobs were shed quickly by companies with lower demand. Warehouse employment continues to outpace the overall economy.

Mobile Computing Distributor Varlink Signs Deal with Rugged Maker Durabook

Logistics Business Magazine

Twinhead introduced the Durabook brand in 2002 after manufacturing its first military-grade rugged laptop in 2000. Mobile computing distributor Varlink has signed a partnership with Durabook deisgned to allow resellers to be competitive in the Rugged Tablet and Laptop markets in the UK.

Senior Board Appointment Announced at GEODIS

Logistics Business Magazine

In 2002, she moved to the GEODIS Group’s Corporate Legal Department as Legal Manager. Albertine Hanin has been appointed EVP Group Legal & Insurance at GEODIS. She becomes a member of the Group’s Management Board, reporting directly to CEO Marie-Christine Lombard.

Analytics in Supply Chain Management Becomes Central As Coronavirus Escalates

IoT World Today

And while during the SARS epidemic of 2002 and 2003, China represented 4.3%

Investment Firm Takes Controlling Stake in Pallet-Track

Logistics Business Magazine

Established by Nigel Parkes, Managing Director, in 2002, the business now processes c.3.5 Private investment firm TPA Capital has taken a controlling stake in Pallet-Track, a well-known name in the palletised freight industry. Pallet-Track comprises almost 90 haulier members who leverage the network to provide nationwide coverage to their customers. million pallets a year through its main central hub in Wolverhampton and its two regional hubs in Wigan and Welwyn Garden City.

Carrier Bankruptcies Make 3PLs More Important to Shippers than Ever

Freight Center

trucking company shutdown since Consolidated Freightways in 2002. In 2017, New England Motor Freight (NEMF) generated $402 million in revenue. On February 12, 2019, NEMF, the country’s 19 th largest LTL carrier , shut down operations and announced that it was filing for bankruptcy protection. 1,472 truck drivers were out of work in the largest U.S. First in a Rash of Carrier Bankruptcies.

Interroll Names New Chief Financial Officer

Logistics Business Magazine

From 2002 to 2009, Mr. Hössli held a number of leadership roles as CFO of Bühler subsidiaries and spent 8 years in the United States and Mexico.

Supply Chain Data Visibility Paramount as Industry Lurches into Next Chapter

IoT World Today

Compare China’s share today with 2002, during the SARS epidemic, when China represented only 4% of world GDP. Key Takeaways from This Article: COVID-19 has unveiled the fragility of a global supply chain predicated on lowest-cost principles.

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Logistics and autonomous systems – the promise of transformed logistics

Logistics in War

1] See Australian National Audit Office, Management of Australian Defence Force deployments to East Timor , Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra, 2002, [link] , p 62. The popular discussion on autonomy in warfare is constrained to either describing the advantages of introducing autonomous systems for ‘dull, dirty and dangerous’ work, or articulating the limitations of their use (including ethical limitations).

SEKO Logistics Targets Further Growth and Expansion in 2018

Logistics Manager

Mr. Gagne became president of SEKO in January last year; he replaced Mr. Wascher who had been president and CEO since 2002. 2017 was a very successful year in terms of growth for SEKO Logistics and the company is looking to continue expanding their global footprint in 2018. The company will recruit new partners and make further acquisitions in both the technology and forwarding sectors as part of their strategy. William J.