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.

The Emerge Story with Andrew Leto

The Logistics of Logistics

Andrew has been in the logistics industry since 2003 when he founded GlobalTranz after serving five honorable years in the U.S. The Emerge Story with Andrew Leto. Joe Lynch and Andrew Leto discuss Andrews’s entrepreneurial journey and the Emerge story.

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.

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.

Make-A-Wish partners with UPS, Macy’s to grant boy’s wish

The Supply Chain Journal

Since 2003, Macy’s has donated more than $135 million to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The Make-A-Wish Foundation is partnering with Macy’s ( NYSE:M ) and UPS ( NYSE:UPS ) to make a young boy’s wish to be a delivery person come true. Mateo, 6, was diagnosed with leukemia in 2017.

DroneWaves: Delivering everywhere with drones

The Supply Chain Journal

He founded Eland Technologies, which he sold in 2003 to SITA.aero. FIRESIDE CHAT TOPIC: The capabilities and economics of drone delivery. DETAILS: A discussion on drone delivery and the economics of the new frontier of transportation.

Coronavirus and the Automotive and Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

247 Customs Broker

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.

Ben Dinsdale to lead humanitarian and government services at Air Charter Service

The LoadStar

Mr Dinsdale joined ACS in October 2003, where latterly he has been cargo development director Europe. Air Charter Service (ACS) has appointed Ben Dinsdale as its global director for humanitarian and government services, a new role.

FreightTech for Fortune 500 Shippers with Brad Forester and Mike Mulqueen

The Logistics of Logistics

With functional expertise in Global TMS Programs, Change Management, Organizational Design, and Systems Integration, he has been leveraging these skills to benefit clients since he founded JBF in 2003. FreightTech for Fortune 500 Shippers with Brad Forester and Mike Mulqueen. Brad Forester , Mike Mulqueen , and Joe Lynch discuss FreightTech for Fortune 500 Shippers.

FMCSA officially adopts rules requiring background checks for hazmat CDL endorsement

247 Customs Broker

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.

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. percent of global GDP in 2003.

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.

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.”

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%.

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.

YRC/Yellow agrees to ‘immaterial’ $2.1M settlement in investor suit over DoD overcharges action

The Supply Chain Journal

That suit grew out of an earlier whistleblower action on an allegation of overcharging, primarily through YRC and the later acquisition Roadway Express, that goes back to 2003. Yellow Corp. NASDAQ: YELL) , the former YRC Worldwide, has agreed to a settlement of $2.1

Fleet Management Acquisition – Logistics Business® Magazine

247 Customs Broker

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

247 Customs Broker

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

247 Customs Broker

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

247 Customs Broker

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 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?

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.

Among Piers: Container record, terminal opening and COVID-19 vaccines

The Supply Chain Journal

The South Carolina Ports Authority filed permits in 2003 to develop a container terminal on the south end of the former Navy base in North Charleston. Port Houston. Container moves at Port Houston in March climbed 20% year-over-year — and set a monthly record.

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.

Kaspien CEO: Take a diversified, cautious approach to minimize supply chain disruption

The Supply Chain Journal

drop to manufacturing; the bird flu in 2003 to 2005 resulted in a decline in global poultry trade of as much as 1.8%; and in 2008 to 2010, the global financial crisis devastated markets as unemployment around the world spiked.

FreightWaves Classics: I-4 serves central Florida…

The Supply Chain Journal

For example, in October 2003, the “Mobility 20/20” tax plan proposed an expanded Interstate 4 through the Orlando metropolitan area, but it was defeated by voters, in part because of opposition to toll lanes on I-4. Introduction.

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.

ILA lawsuit throttles South Carolina container terminal traffic

The Supply Chain Journal

The SCPA filed permits in 2003 to develop a container terminal on the south end of the former Navy base in North Charleston. It is unclear whether ocean carriers will avoid a newly opened container terminal in South Carolina until a labor dispute is cleared up.

FreightWaves Haul of Fame: Burlington Northern Air Freight has changed hands, names and missions during its run…

The Supply Chain Journal

Schenker became a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn (DB), the German national railroad, in 2003, when DB acquired Stinnes AG. Early years. Burlington Northern Air Freight, Inc. was started in June 1972 as a subsidiary of the Burlington Northern Railroad. At its launch, the company served 10 cities.

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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