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 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

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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 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%

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

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.

The DHL Supply Chain with Scott Sureddin

The Logistics of Logistics

He joined DHL in 2002, holding leadership positions including President of the Consumer and LSH business units, and SVP, Operations, before serving as the COO for the Americas. The DHL Supply Chain with Scott Sureddin. Scott Sureddin and Joe Lynch discuss the DHL Supply Chain.

Sourcing Strategy: Effective vs Efficient with Ron Crabtree

The Logistics of Logistics

Ron Crabtree , CPIM, CIRM, CSCP, MLSSBB, SCOR-P is the founder and CEO (2002) of MetaOps , Inc. Based in Mattawan, MI, the company was founded in 2002. Sourcing Strategy: Effective vs Efficient with Ron Crabtree.

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.

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

FedEx unit invests $100 million in Indian logistics firm Delhivery

The Supply Chain Journal

Memphis, Tennessee-based FedEx began serving India in 2002. FedEx Express, the air and international unit of FedEx Corp.

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.

The Year the Ports Stole Christmas? Hopefully Not.

Logistics Viewpoints

During the briefing, the Port of LA stated that it had the best September container volume in its history, that also include the lowest monthly exports since 2002 (showing that volume is driven by imports).

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FreightWaves LIVE recap: Capacity, drivers and other challenges for trucking

The Supply Chain Journal

Miller has held various leadership positions within the organization since he joined Knight Transportation in 2002. This fireside chat recap is from Day 2 of FreightWaves LIVE @HOME. FIRESIDE CHAT TOPIC: High demand, tight capacity and how fleets are navigating the current freight market.

US intermodal rail traffic softens in September on supply chain woes

The Supply Chain Journal

August’s volumes also tied with March as being the second-busiest month since NRF started tracking imports in 2002, NRF said. Supply chain congestion continued to dampen U.S.

“What spurred construction of Laredo’s World Trade Bridge?”

The Supply Chain Journal

Laredo sits at the epicenter of this economic boom,” the Center for Urban Transportation Research study said in 2002. On April 24, 2000, the World Trade Bridge in Laredo, Texas, held a dedication ceremony to great public fanfare. Then-Texas Gov. George W.

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Logistics Business Magazine

When we started this project in 2002, our production forecast was five semi-trailers per day. Also present at the groundbreaking ceremony was Carlos Javier Navarro, General Director for Industry (Government of Aragon), who also supported the founding of Schmitz Cargobull Ibérica in 2002.

Safety ratings at risk for violators of proposed speed limiter law

The Supply Chain Journal

Senate in 2019 and also named for Owings, a 22-year-old Atlanta resident who was killed in a car-truck collision in 2002 while returning to college.

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.

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.

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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FreightWaves Haul of Fame: Epes Transport celebrates 90 years

The Supply Chain Journal

of Morristown, Tennessee on April 11, 2002. Epes Transport was founded in 1931 in Blackstone, Virginia by Wilfred G. Epes as “The Transport Company.” By 1945, the company had established offices in Durham and Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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.

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. .

Defense Department conscripts 6 airlines for Afghanistan evacuation

The Supply Chain Journal

Commercial aircraft supported Operations Desert Shield/Storm in 1990-1991, and Operation Iraqi Freedom from February 2002 to June 2003. . The U.S.

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.

Warehouse jobs go unfilled while former workers sit it out — report

The Supply Chain Journal

After badly lagging the increases in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) since 2002, hourly warehouse wage hikes overtook the CPI in late 2019 and have not looked back, according to data from EmployBridge, a warehouse staffing company.

August to be record for retail imports, NRF says

The Supply Chain Journal

The recent spate of records set for imported containers have been the highest recorded since the NRF started the dataset in 2002. The National Retail Federation is calling for the start of peak season to kick off with a bang.

Transport firm invests £1m in facilities

Logistics Business Magazine

Montgomery Distribution became a member of Palletways in 2002 after adding a pallet distribution division, which has grown to become a £20m per year business with operations across the UK & Ireland.

FreightWaves Flashback: World ports reach 201 million TEUs

The Supply Chain Journal

You may also like: 2002: Oakland targets intermodal. FreightWaves Classics articles look at various aspects of the transportation industry’s history. If there are topics that you think would be of interest, please send them to fwclassics@freightwaves.com.

How fast can LA clear out its ships?

The Supply Chain Journal

Outbound loaded containers at the port fell to 76,000 TEUs, a 42% drop compared to last year and the lowest since 2002. Now that the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have moved to 24/7 operations , pressure is mounting to reduce the backlog of ships at anchor in San Pedro Bay.

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.

‘It was a nightmare’: A trucker’s cross-border hazmat run on 9/11

The Supply Chain Journal

The arrival of the FAST card, launched in 2002 , allowed truckers to clear the border more rapidly, and Mitchell continued doing cross-border runs for years with C.A.T. On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Canadian trucker Robert Mitchell picked up a load in Toronto bound for Laredo, Texas.

US rail volumes back off from recent highs

The Supply Chain Journal

March’s volume also set a record for the number of containers seen during a single month since NRF began tracking imports in 2002, NRF said.

MSC and GBRf sign new five-year rail deal

Logistics Business Magazine

GBRf has been a provider of rail services to MSC since 2002. MSC commented: “MSC is once again delighted to confirm a new five-year deal with GBRf, who have been supporting MSC with our intermodal rail services since 2002. Mediterranean Shipping Company (UK) Ltd.