Volvo Trucks hit by first UAW strike since 2008

The Supply Chain Journal

About 2,900 United Auto Workers (UAW) representing employees at Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) struck the truck manufacturer’s only North American plant in Dublin, Virginia, on Saturday for the first time since an eight-week walkout in 2008.

Volvo Trucks hit by first UAW strike since 2008

The Supply Chain Journal

About 2,900 United Auto Workers (UAW) representing employees at Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) struck the truck manufacturer’s only North American plant in Dublin, Virginia, on Saturday for the first time since an eight-week walkout in 2008.

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ShipsandBoxes.com Launched

Blog on Log

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

Blog on Log

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.

youship.com - powered by Maersk Line

Blog on Log

Moller - Maersk affiliate www.youship.com, 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.

Is it time to review your maintenance/repair strategy?

Fleet Owner

Maintenance costs, which rose slightly from 2016 to 2017, increased 60% between 2008 and 2017 and now cost 16.7 cents per mile

‘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

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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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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

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 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

DHL updates Sustainability Roadmap with an $8 billion investment

Logistics Management

The company explained today that it has had “ambitious sustainability targets” going back to 2008, and in 2017 it became the first logistics company to announce it had a set target focused on reducing its GHG to net zero by 2050

Lineage Logistics heralds $1.9 billion in new equity funding round

Logistics Management

Lineage said this represents its largest funding round going back to the company’s inception in 2008. Novi, Mich.-based based Lineage Logistics, the largest global temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics services provider, said today that it has raised $1.9

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.

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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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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

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Airfreight Logistics

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UAW ends 13-day strike at Volvo with tentative contract agreement

The Supply Chain Journal

UAW Local 2069 members walked off their jobs for the first time since 2008 after a 30-day extension expired April 17. Related articles: Volvo Trucks hit by first UAW strike since 2008.

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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Volvo expects up to a month of chip shortage downtime

The Supply Chain Journal

The first United Auto Workers walkout at the Volvo Trucks North America plant in Dublin, Virginia, since 2008 began last Saturday. Related articles: Volvo Trucks hit by first UAW strike since 2008.

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

Q2 GDP reading is a hard story to tell

Logistics Management

It is pretty fair to say that the first quarter United States GDP number was going to be dismal.

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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.

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%.

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Reimagining the Food Supply Chain with Eric Ristow and Luis Pajares

The Logistics of Logistics

Lineage has grown its cubic feet by 60% annually since 2008 to 1.9 Reimagining the Food Supply Chain with Eric Ristow and Luis Pajares. Eric Ristow , Luis Pajares , and Joe Lynch discuss reimagining the food supply chain.

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. […].

Sustainable Frozen Ecommerce Fulfillment with Cathy Hayward-Hughes and Mike Bradburn

The Logistics of Logistics

In 2008 Cathy, along with her partner Mike, started Crystal Creek Logistics, her own fulfillment company. Sustainable Frozen Ecommerce Fulfillment with Cathy Hayward-Hughes and Mike Bradburn. Mike Bradburn , Cathy Hayward-Hughes , and Joe Lynch discuss sustainable frozen ecommerce fulfillment.

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.

Creating a Green Marine Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

To see these regulations through, the IMO is aiming to reduce total annual greenhouse emissions by 2050 by at least 50% compared to 2008 [4].

Nikola restates SPAC stock warrants following new SEC guidance

The Supply Chain Journal

Since the 2008 financial crisis, companies have increasingly de-staggered elections to give shareholders a greater vote in corporate governance, Kesten said. Electric truck maker Nikola Corp.

Sulfur 2020: New Year, New Regulations for Ocean Transport

Trans Global Auto Logistics

The decision to globally reduce Sulfur in fuel was originally made in 2008 and confirmed in 2016. Ready or not, the New Year is bringing sweeping changes globally to the ocean transport industry.

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

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Impact of IMO 2020 on the maritime landscape of South Africa

Shipping and Freight Resource

In April 2018, more than 100 Member States met at the United Nations IMO in London and adopted an initial strategy on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships by at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008 levels.

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.