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2008 is going to be a wild year! Two-dozen container shipping companies on Thursday launched a publicity drive to showcase the industry's crucial role on the global economy to a wider audience. The Container Shipping Information Service initiative was unveiled in London by Maersk Line Chief Executive Officer Eivind Kolding and Adolf Adrion, Hapag-Lloyd's executive board member.

Launching VisibleLogistics, the on-line solution for demanding customers

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Where is my stuff? Isn't it all to often the question? If you have a small business shipping what it sells, or if you buy from one, this is happening all the time: once a shipment has left your premises, it is most of the time completely invisible for you or your customers. You are depending on the efficiency and good will of a transporter with whom you often have no direct communication, should anything go wrong. Your customer is just as left in the dark as you are.

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Moller - Maersk affiliate, an online site through which shippers can directly book cargo, is in the midst of a publicity drive in which it offers shippers freight rates for as little as $1. The company said for the second week in a row, it would offer the $1 freight rates to a limited number of customers on Monday and Tuesday as part of its "Week of Fortune" promotion.

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Aldridge Joins CEVA, Creates Biz Unit Under International Logistics Solutions Moniker

Blog on Log

CEVA Logistics said it has appointed Bill Aldridge as executive vice president for its newly created business unit, International Logistics Solutions. ILS aims to provide end-to-end supply chain services from purchase order to point of sale, focusing in the Asian and other emerging markets.

Port of Virginia records record volume in container barge service

DC Velocity

Route supports rebound of Richmond Marine Terminal since 2008 recession, port says. Transportation

3PL Kitting Services: Should they be a Marathon or Sprint?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

After all, he’s dominated the 100-meter sprint since 2008. Who’s the world’s fastest runner? If you answered Usain Bolt, you’re right.

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Tyler Bohner

PLS Logistics

I wanted to go to a larger school since I’ve been in a small town my whole life, so I went to WVU from 2008 – 2012 and studied business. Senior Account Executive | Pittsburgh, PA I am a Senior Account Executive at PLS.

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FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index shows gains coming off of worst monthly reading ever

Logistics Management

recorded in September 2008 The May TCI (the most recent month for which data is available) reading was -5.19, which, while still negative, is well ahead of April’s -28.66, which topped the previous low of -16.08

Supply Chain Management:Infosys team at Pulse 2012 - Day 0

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Though I have attended all Pulse events since its inception in 2008 (last year I gave it a miss), it still looks new every year. The first Pulse event in year 2008, after MRO acquisition, was more of an extension of earlier MRO world or Maximo world event, hence was mainly Maximo focused. Then onwards, IBM is enhancing it every year, from a mere service management in 2008 to Dynamic Infrastructure to optimization of world infrastructure in 2012. December 2008.

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index falls to lowest level ever

Logistics Management

recorded in September 2008, and far outpacing March’s -8.69.The April TCI (the most recent month for which data is available) came in at -28.66, topping the previous low of -16.08

‘El Dorado’ Peterbilt, with a wealth of awards, was no myth

Overdrive Online

El Dorado was photographed at Texas Stadium, home to the Dallas Cowboys through 2008. The Peterbilt's awards included a Pride & Polish Best of Show. Uncategorized Pride & Polish Pride & Polish 30


The Customer is the Hero with Tom Augenthaler

The Logistics of Logistics

Tom worked with HP for years which is where he discovered how to utilize influencer marketing during the economic crash of 2008. The Customer is the Hero with Tom Augenthaler. Joe Lynch and Tom Augenthaler discuss why the customer is the hero.

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Current Applications of Blockchain Technology for Global Supply Chain

SIPMM Professional Publications

The initial idea of Blockchain was introduced in 1992, but only until 2008 the first real blockchain application on “Bitcoin” was conceptualized by a person (or group of people) known as Satoshi Nakamoto. Since then Bitcoin and other spinoff cryptocurrencies have been a hot topic. In recent years, people start to look for applying blockchain […]. The post Current Applications of Blockchain Technology for Global Supply Chain appeared first on SIPMM ACADEMY. Publication Supply Chain

Regulations are a force to be reckoned with

Fleet Owner

Last week, a regulation that was based on a law passed in 2008 has now gone fully into effect. Lots of new, light-duty vehicles need to have backup cameras and a display in the dash. EPA wants to lessen the impact of regulations put into place in lat


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Airfreight Logistics

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Supply chain radar: Auction theory in shipping – could the rate war return?

The LoadStar

(LEGEND: AP: Ale Pasetti; MW: Mike Weir; MW20: “Mike Weir 2020”; MW08: “Mike Weir 2008”). AP: “Hey, Mike, have you seen the news about those two professors – Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson – who won the Nobel Prize in economics for their work on auction theory?”.

Tips from the pros: Career growth starts early, often

Commercial Carrier Journal

This quarter’s is by Peggy Fisher, 2008 CCJ Technology and Maintenance Career Leadership Award recipient. “Tips from the pros” is a quarterly contribution from past-recipients of CCJ‘s annual Technology and Maintenance Career Leadership Award. A different recipient will be featured each quarter this year, sharing their challenges, experience and knowledge in the field.

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David Golding appointed asset director at GB Railfreight

The LoadStar

The rail freight provider has gone outside the rail industry with this appointment – Mr Golding is a former British Army engineering officer who served 23 years before, in 2008. GB Railfreight has appointed David Golding as its new asset director.

The International Energy Agency Reports on COVID-19’s Fuel Impact

NGT News

The Covid-19 pandemic represents the biggest shock to the global energy system in more than seven decades, with the drop in demand this year set to dwarf the impact of the 2008 financial crisis and result in a record annual decline in carbon emissions of almost 8%.


CBRE 2020 U.S. outlook points to solid fundamentals remaining in industrial & logistics market

Logistics Management

of total industrial inventory, for the first time since the 2008 recession, while rent growth is pegged to head up by 5% and the vacancy rate, which it say may see a slight rise, is expected to remain near historic lows next year One of the key takeaways identified by CBRE was that absorption gains are expected to be limited in 2020, with available supply expected to outpace demand by 20 million-to-30 million square-feet, or 0.2%

Q2 GDP reading is a hard story to tell

Logistics Management

And now that presumption has become a reality, with the first quarter advanced estimate GDP tally, which was released today by the United States Department of Commerce, coming in at -4.8%, its lowest reading going back to the Great Recession period of 2008 and 2009 (and well off from the fourth quarter of 2019’s 2.1% It is pretty fair to say that the first quarter United States GDP number was going to be dismal.


A Better Way to Reach Your Target Market with Tom Augenthaler

The Logistics of Logistics

Tom worked with HP for years which is where he discovered how to utilize influencer marketing during the economic crash of 2008. Joe Lynch is joined by Tom Augenthaler , founder of 551 Media LLC and The Influence Marketer. They’ll be discussing how to effectively use influencer marketing to boost your company’s growth and form better relationships with your customers. About Tom Augenthaler. Tom grew up in Long Island and studied finance at Gettysburg College.

“K” Line Announces First Ship-to-Ship LNG Bunkering Business to Commence in Japan

Logistics Manager

In the global shipping industry, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has set a goal of halving greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from international shipping by at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008.

Supply chain radar: The ocean freight competition rub – hello Herfindahl, my old friend

The LoadStar

The well documented race to the bottom on pricing, and race to the top on ship-building, dovetailed with the 2008 financial crisis, sending the industry into a tailspin. Not so long ago, container lines competed with each other on price, with disastrous results.

E-commerce, larger ships increase real estate demand near ports

247 Customs Broker

Dive Brief: Container volumes at East Coast ports have increased nearly 47% since 2008 thanks in part to the expanded Panama Canal, completed in 2016,… The post E-commerce, larger ships increase real estate demand near ports appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Shipping’s bill for meeting IMO 2050 emissions target could be $1.4trn

The LoadStar

The sum – equivalent to the Spain’s national GDP return last year – would be spent on helping shipping reach the 2050 target of emitting just 50% of 2008 levels, according to a report from the University of London’s maritime research unit and the Getting. The financial cost of meeting the International Maritime Organization’s 2050 shipping industry emission targets could be as much as $1.4 trillion over the next 30 years.

Marco Sauer appointed Priority Freight’s general manager at Frankfurt

The LoadStar

Mr Sauer joins Priority Freight as general manager of the Frankfurt office, and has over 12 years of experience in the logistics industry – he began his career in 2008 as logistics coordinator for LTU/Air Berlin before quickly. Leading time-critical logistics specialist Priority Freight has continued its expansion in continental Europe with the opening of new premises at Frankfurt Airport and has appointed Marco Sauer (pictured above) to lead the operation.

A Lean Leadership Pocket Card

The Lean Thinker

I talked about this in a post way back in 2008: Not Just Asking Why – Five Investigations. I was going through some old files and came across a pocket card we handed out back in 2003 or so.

Fears over future container terminal capacity as investors get cold feet

The LoadStar

in 2008 to 5.5% Declining returns on invested capital (ROIC) in the container port sector has led to fewer terminal projects and fears that capacity may become increasing limited. According to Neil Davidson, director of ports at analyst Drewry, while ebitda levels and margins for terminal operators have remained relatively resilient over the past decade, “average ROIC has declined from 8.3% last year”. “A A direct consequence of this is the current low level of greenfield.

Imperial sells Multinaut

The LoadStar

Jedlicka sold the stake to Imperial in 2008, retaining 10% of its shares; he is now again the sole owner of the business. . Imperial has sold its 90% holding in Multinaut Donaulogistik Gesellschaft m.b.H. to Peter Jedlicka, Multinaut’s Managing Director. . Multinaut is an operator of inland waterways shipping services on the Rhine-Main-Danube system, with a fleet of 25 vessels ranging from 750 to 2900 tonnes capacity, and bases in Vienna and Regensburg. It also offers.

Do People Skills Matter in the World of Logistics?

The Logistics of Logistics

Holm MS PCC CPCC is a Professional Certified Coach since 2008, focusing on executive and career development along with personal branding. How you develop your sales team has a big impact on your logistics business. Even as the industry is becoming more data driven than ever before and cutting-edge software is increasingly used to manage freight from start to finish, the development of your sales team is still important. People skills do matter.

This Week in Logistics News (February 3 – 9)

Logistics Viewpoints

Attached to the Falcon Heavy rocket, launched from Cape Canaveral, FL, was a 2008 Tesla Roadster, with a dummy at the wheel named “Starman.” Earlier this week, SpaceX launched a rocket into outer space. The goal was to launch the car into space and into an orbit around the sun that would bring it close to Mars, Well, the mission was mostly successful, as the rocket took off and initially went into the planned orbit. […].

Change at the top for national LTL powerhouse ODFL: Congdon retiring, Gantt to take over as CEO

Logistics Management

Congdon, who has served as Chief Executive Officer since January 2008 and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors since May 2015. Effective May 16, Greg C. Gantt is succeeding David S. Gantt, who will also retain his current title of president, originally joined ODFL as a Regional Vice President in 1994 and has assumed ever-increasing roles and responsibilities over the past 24 years


Market Insight: It’s credit risk crazy out there

The LoadStar

Ah, the good old days: I soberly remember when Bear Stearns, the third-largest US broker at the time, went belly up in the spring of 2008. Formally bailed out by JP Morgan for peanuts (revised up after its first, outrageous approach), the market talk doing the rounds in the Canary Wharf and City pubs after the dust had settled was too good not to be believed, in those days. The legend had it. The post Market Insight: It’s credit risk crazy out there appeared first on The Loadstar.


SA: Wall Street Breakfast: Banking takeover buzz

The LoadStar

That’s because it’s the biggest takeover by a major American lender since the 2008 financial crisis and highlights a continuing trend of Wall Street giants striving to get even bigger. SEEKING ALPHA’s Wall Street Breakfast out today: While news of Morgan Stanley’s (NYSE:MS) $13B acquisition of E*Trade (NASDAQ:ETFC) broke shortly after publishing on Thursday, the deal is still being discussed all around the Street.