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.

The World’s Shippers Are Earning the Most Money Since 2008

Supply Chain Brain

The global shipping industry is getting its biggest payday since 2008 as the combination of booming demand for goods and a global supply chain that’s collapsing under the weight of COVID-19 drives freight prices ever higher

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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.

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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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

Fourth-generation owner-op's Pride & Polish champ 2007 Peterbilt 379

Overdrive Online

Chris Kulow's 379, which sports a 144-inch ARI sleeper, won first place in the Working Bobtail, 2008 & Older class in the 2021 Overdrive's Pride & Polish.

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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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.

Battle of the shipping booms: Containers ‘21 vs dry bulk ‘07-‘08

The Supply Chain Journal

But the all-time high is 11,793 — nearly triple the current level — recorded on May 20, 2008. But that’s still nowhere near the historic peak of 19,687 on June 5, 2008. For context, in June 2008, rates were reportedly 4.5 In May 2008, they maxed out at $91,700 per day.

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

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

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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MSC and CMA CGM behind purchase of Zhonggu panamaxes

The LoadStar

Zhong Gu Zhe Jiang (5,060 teu, built 2004), Zhong Gu He Bei (5,089 teu, built 2005), Zhong Gu Guang Dong (4,294 teu, built 2008) and Zhong Gu Guang Xi (4,294 teu, built 2008) have been renamed MSC Maria Clara, MSC Dorine, CMA CGM Savannah and CMA CGM Montoir, respectively.

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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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

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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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

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

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.

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.

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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How New Container Ship Orders Will Affect the Market in the Coming Years

MTS Logistics

This is what happened back in 2008 when the financial crisis hit. To put that into perspective, after the 2008 crisis there were over 4 million TEUs of capacity and in 2018, it came down to 2.84

PS Logistics adds to flatbed portfolio in deal for Texas carrier

The Supply Chain Journal

Houston-based Patriot Transit was founded by David Spencer and Rex Ready in 2008 and employs 75 truck drivers, according to a release.

Atlas Air and DHL Express extend agreements for 20 freighters

The LoadStar

These agreements build on the long-standing strategic partnership between Atlas Air Worldwide and DHL, which began in 2008 and included DHL acquiring 49% of AAWW’s subsidiary, Polar Air. Purchase, N.Y., September 14, 2021 – Atlas Air, Inc., a subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc.

Transportation Impact celebrates name change

The Supply Chain Journal

Transportation Impact announced the launch of a new corporate brand identity Monday, unveiling a new name, logo, domain name, and tagline.

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.

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. […].

Try again: UAW members reject tentative contract at Volvo Trucks

The Supply Chain Journal

The strike, the first at VTNA since 2008 , began April 17 after a one-month extension following the March 16 expiration of the five-year agreement reached in 2016. Volvo Trucks hit by first UAW strike since 2008.

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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