Cause to Celebrate: Workplace Injuries Continue to Decline

Material Handling and Logistics

recordable cases per 100 workers – less than half the number in 2003 Employers in 2017 had 2.8

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The global economy: The coronavirus will dent growth

Logistics Management

The coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic could be more damaging to the global economy than the SARS outbreak in 2003, maintains the IHS Markit February Global Economic Forecast

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Coronavirus and the Automotive and Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

Earlier this week, the death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus rose to over 1,000 people, invoking memories of the 2003 SARS outbreak. While the human aspect of this outbreak is clearly the biggest story, the virus is causing major disruptions in global supply chains as well. As my colleague Steve Banker pointed out yesterday, the global high-tech supply chain has been hit particularly hard. But other industries are feeling the impact as well.

M&K Truck Centers names new president

Fleet Owner

Pilecki has been with the company since 2003, and has more than 30 years of commercial vehicle industry experience. M&K Truck Centers announced it has promoted long-time employee Ted Pilecki to president. He served as chief operating officer prio

YRC, Teamsters float trial work rule balloons in advance of NMFA contract talks

Logistics Management

billion transaction in 2003, any significant change in either units’ wage structure or fringe benefits could trigger another downturn for the Overland Park, Kan.-based YRC Worldwide, which controls the fourth- and eighth-largest LTL companies with its long-haul YRC Freight and YRC Regional units, is embarking on what could be a make-or-break contract with its 24,000 Teamsters union.

Fourth of July Spectacular

Logistics Viewpoints

The National Retail Federation (NRF) has been conducting its annual Independence Day survey with Prosper Insights & Analytics since 2003. Tomorrow is the 4th of July, a holiday celebrating American independence, fireworks, and backyard BBQs. And like any good American holiday, consumers are ready to spend some money. The survey looks at the spending habits of consumers for holiday by different categories.

Coronavirus and the Automotive and Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

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Earlier this week, the death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus rose to over 1,000 people, invoking memories of the 2003 SARS outbreak. However, the coronavirus… The post Coronavirus and the Automotive and Pharmaceutical Supply Chains appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Automotive Automotive Industry coronavirus Global Trade Life Stories Manufacturing Pharma & Life Sciences pharmaceuticals Transportation customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Unifeeder expands global footprint with takeover of shortsea rival Feedertech

The LoadStar

Founded in 2003, Feedertech operates liner and ad hoc feeder services under that name and a regional shortsea network under the. Unifeeder has expanded its global reach and closed the gap on market leader X-Press with its acquisition of a majority stake in Singapore-based feeder and shortsea operator Feedertech Group. DP World-owned Unifeeder will buy a 77% stake in Feedertech, with the Singapore registered company’s chairman, Ali Maghami, retaining the remaining 23%.

FMCSA officially adopts rules requiring background checks for hazmat CDL endorsement

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FMCSA officially adopted rules that have been on the books since 2003 and 2005, respectively, that require TSA background checks on drivers obtaining or renewing… The post FMCSA officially adopts rules requiring background checks for hazmat CDL endorsement appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Dachser Shenzhen Moved to New Premises

Airfreight Logistics

Dachser Shenzhen started business in 2003, it is now one of the 18 strategic locations of the company’s presence in China. Dachser Shenzhen moved to a brand new office in August 2020.

Viral Disruption in the Supply Chain: COVID-19 vs SARS

Logistics Bureau

Because the 2003 outbreak of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), originated in China, as COVID-19 did last December, comparisons are not only inevitable but also useful. While expert observers differ on what they believe will be the extent of the COVID-19 impact, all agree that the virus will affect the world economy to a much greater extent than SARS did in 2003. percent of global GDP in 2003.

A Lean Leadership Pocket Card

The Lean Thinker

I was going through some old files and came across a pocket card we handed out back in 2003 or so. It was used in conjunction with our “how to walk the gemba” coaching sessions that we did with the lean staff, and then taught them to do with leaders.

Shippers hit railroads with lawsuits over fuel surcharge ‘co-ordination’

The LoadStar

Nearly 30 lawsuits have been filed in the US this week by shippers alleging that four US intermodal operators, BNSF, Norfolk Southern, Union Pacific and CSX, coordinated fuel surcharges between 2003 and 2008. According to this report from Freightwaves, a judgment in Washington’s US Court of Appeals in August held that a previous class action from shippers would not be allowed to proceed, forcing shippers to issue claims individually.

Brian Newman comes in as new UPS CFO as Richard Peretz retires

The LoadStar

He became CFO in 2003, vice president for corporate finance in 2007 and corporate controller in 2013, a role that was expanded. UPS is set to appoint Brian Newman as its chief financial officer (CFO) following news that Richard Peretz (pictured) has announced his retirement. Mr Peretz, a lifer at UPS, having joined in 1981, has held a number of positions with the firm, and was responsible for its IPO in 1999.

Does your courier offer you flexibility and choice?

The LoadStar

World Options, is a UK company founded in 2003 by Stewart Butler, a Mancunian who lived on some of the toughest council estates in. With the demand of online shopping, everyone wants fast delivery. Which means more and more businesses are looking for competitively priced, easy to use online systems to book and send parcels worldwide. One company making a big impact in the business sector is the online courier service company World Options. . How it Began .

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What the Coronavirus Pandemic Means for Global Supply Chains

Shipchain

Although initially compared to the SARS outbreak, Coronavirus seems to be hitting much harder and much more quickly than the 2003 epidemic. More industries are dependent on China than ever before, especially when compared to how the global picture looked in 2003. It all began in late December 2019 when the World Health Organization was informed of several cases of severe pneumonia in Wuhan, China.

Fleet Management Acquisition – Logistics Business® Magazine

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r2c, founded in 2003 and operating in the UK predominantly, has established itself […]. 5th April 2019 Keyfuels announced today that it has completed the acquisition of r2c Online Limited (“r2c”), a UK-based provider of Fleet and Workshop management software for Heavy Goods Vehicles (“HGVs”). The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The post Fleet Management Acquisition – Logistics Business® Magazine appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Amid companies' renewed energy focus, warehouse efficiencies unchanged

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Large buildings, defined as buildings larger than 100,000 square feet, accounted for 55% of total warehouse electric consumption in a 2003 survey. Dive Brief: Energy use in the nation’s storage and warehousing sector has gone relatively unchanged in recent years, according to the most recent data available from the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Linde Names Exclusive South African Distributor

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Eazi Access was founded in 2003 and is described as Africa’s market leader in work-at-height and materials handling solutions. 15th March 2019 Linde Material Handling has named Eazi Access as exclusive distributor for the Linde brand in South Africa, effective today. Their comprehensive offering includes rental, sales, servicing and training across a […]. The post Linde Names Exclusive South African Distributor appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Linde Names Exclusive South African Distributor – Logistics Business® Magazine

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Eazi Access was founded in 2003 and is described as Africa’s market leader in work-at-height and materials handling solutions. 15th March 2019 Linde Material Handling has named Eazi Access as exclusive distributor for the Linde brand in South Africa, effective today. Their comprehensive offering includes rental, sales, servicing and training across a […].

ICAO Predicts Significant Impact due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Airfreight Logistics

At the height of the outbreak (May 2003), monthly RPKs of Asia-Pacific airlines were 35% lower than their pre-crisis levels. Overall in 2003, Asia-Pacific airlines lost 8% of annual RPKs and $6 billion of revenues.” On February 7, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) conducted an in-depth analysis of the impact of novel coronavirus on the air transport industry at its 219th Session of the Council.

T?ao?bao logistics model

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

It was founded by Alibaba Group in May 2003. Taobao.com is the largest online retail and business district in the Asia-Pacific region. Taobao is a popular online shopping retail platform in China, with nearly 500 million registered users, more than 60 million regular visitors every day, and more than 800 million online products per day. Taobao uses a third-party logistics model. A third-party logistics enterprise is a form of logistics that undertakes corporate logistics activities.

Dachser Shenzhen Moved to New Premises

Logistics Manager

Dachser Shenzhen started business in 2003, it is now one of the 18 strategic locations of the company’s presence in China. Dachser Shenzhen moved to a brand new office in August 2020. The new premises are located at the Qianhai Special Economic Zone which was set up by the Central Government of China in 2010.

With the integration of Wexco, ECS Group extends its wings in the Pacific Region  

The LoadStar

Founded in 1979 in Australia and in 2003 in New Zealand, Wexco is the perfect partner. PRESS RELEASE . Sydney, 2 October 2019 – 40 years after it was founded, Wexco – one of the leading GSSAs in Australia and New Zealand – has joined ECS Group. Through this acquisition, ECS Group is developing its presence all around the world and has reaffirmed its leadership position.

DHL Express Appoints MD for Thailand and Head of Indochina

Airfreight Logistics

Mr. Vongpusanachai began his career at DHL Express as a Managing Director in Thailand in 2003. DHL Express recently announced that they have appointed Mr. Herbert Vongpusanachai as the Managing Director for Thailand and Head of Indochina, covering Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos.

Trinity Logistics welcomes Baltimore’s Jay McCutcheon as VP of Marketing

Trinity Logistics

In 2003, he and his wife began Active Survivors Network, a non-profit geared toward helping survivors of serious illness recover and experience the joys of an active life. Trinity Logistics proudly welcomes Jay McCutcheon to the team in a newly created position, Vice President of Marketing.

Mitsubishi starts shipments to Mexico via Mazatlán

Automotive Logistics

Following an agreement made in 2003, Mitsubishi vehicles delivered to Mexico have previously been distributed by Chrysler. Mitsubishi has delivered its first shipment of Japanese-made vehicles to Mexico through the port of Mazatlán. It was the largest single delivery of vehicles by a carmaker to the port, consisting of 4,870 vehicles including Mirage hatchback, Mirage G4, Eclipse Cross, Outlander and L200 units.

New Management Board Member Named by Linde Material Handling

Logistics Business Magazine

Prior to this, he managed the Purchasing department for Linde AG’s material handling business from 2003 onwards and was appointed Vice President Purchasing of the KION Group in 2006. Between 1999 and 2003, he worked at the management consultancy McKinsey, and from 1992 to 1998 held a variety of administrative positions at Unilever. Christian Harm (50) has been appointed to the Management Board of Linde Material Handling for a period of four years with effect from January 1, 2019.

The Key Processes of Warehouse Efficiency

Apparel Logistics

Since 2003, the Warehouse Education and Research Council (WERC) has surveyed hundreds of logistics professionals each year to determine the key metrics for measuring the efficiency and performance of distribution centers (DCs). This year's DC Metrics report identified four critical measurements of warehouse efficiency: on-time shipments, order picking accuracy, dock to stock cycle time, and internal order cycle time. How does your distribution center perform in these key areas?

What are non tariff barriers?

Globalior

For example, the United Nations had imposed sanctions against Iraq from 1990 to 2003. Non tariff barrier definition A non tariff barrier is used to control and restrict specific cross border trade activities without the imposition of import duty. Trade activities affected by non tariff barriers can include import and export of goods, trade in services and investments.

RFID in the Supply Chain: Fizzling Technology or the Future of Effective SCM?

Cerasis

In 2003, Walmart announced that all of its suppliers would need to have Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags on all pallets and cases by 2006. Wal-Mart CIO Linda Dillman oversaw the implementation of the retailer’s first electronic product code (EPC) compliance program in 2003, and by the end of 2006, Wal-Mart had deployed RFID chips on pallets for its top 100 vendors and suppliers.

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Linde Names Exclusive South African Distributor

Logistics Business Magazine

Eazi Access was founded in 2003 and is described as Africa’s market leader in work-at-height and materials handling solutions. Linde Material Handling has named Eazi Access as exclusive distributor for the Linde brand in South Africa, effective today. Their comprehensive offering includes rental, sales, servicing and training across a range of industries and applications.

Fleet Management Acquisition

Logistics Business Magazine

r2c, founded in 2003 and operating in the UK predominantly, has established itself a leading software platform for compliance, workshop and fleet management for HGVs. I am proud of everything we have achieved at r2c, from humble beginnings in 2003, to a market leader in the UK. Keyfuels announced today that it has completed the acquisition of r2c Online Limited (“r2c”), a UK-based provider of Fleet and Workshop management software for Heavy Goods Vehicles (“HGVs”).

The Potential Effects of Coronavirus on Shipping and Overall Transpacific Trade

MTS Logistics

percent in the second quarter of 2003 from 11.1 The Chinese New Year period is one of the slowest periods for ocean shipping as many factories close for up to four weeks and many people travel back to their home cities to visit their families. Most offices are closed for a week and everything slows down during this time. Coronavirus could not have emerged at a worse time.

ESCO: Putting Passion in Every Container We Move

Logistics Manager

In addition to that, ESCO is also reinforcing their business with the aid of PSA, a world class terminal service provider, who invested into their business by joint venturing with Marubeni and Kamigumi in 2003. ESCO (Eastern Sea Laem Chabang Terminal Co., was one of the first terminals at Laem Chabang Port, since its establishment in 1991.