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Hours update: Congress advances 30-minute break provision, FMCSA to kill 2013 restart regs

Overdrive Online

Meanwhile, FMCSA has a rule in the works to permanently bury 2013's regulations limiting the use of a 34-hour restart. Congress could stick its nose into the hours overhaul process by trying to protect the 30-minute break requirement.

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Target and Amazon Sharpen Their Delivery Weapons

Talking Logistics

In December 2013, the Wall Street Journal reported that Home Depot planed to spend “at least $300 million on supply chain, technology and online improvements in the fiscal year that begins in February [2014], including building new fulfillment centers and overhauling its warehouse technology systems” to enable same-day shipping and delivery of orders. (..)


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The State of Supply Chain and Logistics Innovation

Talking Logistics

In a 2013 white paper, the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics defined supply chain innovation as “the combining and application of a mix of inventions, existing processes, and technologies in a new way that achieves a desirable change in cost, quality, cash and/or service.” What is supply chain innovation? A lot has changed over.

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Act Expo 2013


I will be using twitter a lot more than the blogging site as I will be attending the ACT EXPO 2013 this week. Please follow me at: my logisticsexpert twitter feed. twitter/logisticsexpert. I will follow up with at least a nightly recap.

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Flexible Warehousing with Flexe CEO Karl Siebrecht

The Logistics of Logistics

Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Seattle, Flexe brings deep logistics expertise and enterprise-grade technology to deliver innovative eCommerce fulfillment, retail distribution and network capacity programs to the Fortune 500.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (January 27, 2023)

Talking Logistics

Talking Logistics launched a decade ago on January 29th, 2013. And just like that, it’s been 10 years. The crazy idea for launching an online video talk show about supply chain and logistics popped into my head while cross-country skiing a few weeks earlier. The very first episode was just me sharing my supply chain.

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U.S. rail carload and intermodal volumes are mixed in January, reports AAR

Logistics Management

Intermodal containers and trailers—at 1,843,624—fell 3.2%, or 61,616 units—annually, for its lowest January tally since 2013. Rail carloads—at 923,696—increased 2.2%, or 19,827 carloads, annually, said AAR.