MOL plots course for autonomous ships

DC Velocity

Research looks at ways to improve fleet navigation and safety. Transportation

Deficit pricing: In LTL it's par for the course

DC Velocity

According to noted consultant Satish Jindel, it's been an ironclad way for carriers to leave money on the table. Transportation

Charting a course for GHG emissions and the shipping sector

The Logistics Academy

Setting a common course? The post Charting a course for GHG emissions and the shipping sector appeared first on The Logistics Academy. When the International Maritime Organization (IMO) meets in London this week (9 April 2018), the stakes are high.

A Crash Course on Navigating Trends in Trucking and Freight for 2018

Cerasis

Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post A Crash Course on Navigating Trends in Trucking and Freight for 2018 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. The e-commerce market is expanding. E-commerce passed $2 trillion in 2017, reports John D.

Is Omnichannel Dead? Of Course Not…However, the Focus Is Now on Customer Experience in Omnichannel

Cerasis

Of Course Not…However, the Focus Is Now on Customer Experience in Omnichannel appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Omnichannel has been a go-to plan for retailers since 2008, but it is changing. Omnichannel, as a word and strategy in retail, is shifting. According to Michael Jones via Forbes , the word, omnichannel, will go away in the coming years as retailers move to become hyper-focused on what customers want, need, and find useful while shopping.

New truck driving course at California high school changing lives

Fleet Owner

Dave Dein, a teacher at Patterson High School in California, was unsure what to expect when the father of a student came to speak him two months ago with tears in his eyes. Before my son took your class, he never felt successful,” Dein recalled the

Market Insight: CEVA convinced it is on the right course, but DSV may call back

The LoadStar

The post Market Insight: CEVA convinced it is on the right course, but DSV may call back appeared first on The Loadstar.

Top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management Training Programs and Courses in 2016

Cerasis

Today, Kelly shares the top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management training programs and courses available in 2016. To protect yourself and your business I offer you to take a look at this list of top programs and courses that will take place in 2016, which will help you to understand main concepts of this powerful tool and learn how to successfully apply it on practice. University Courses. 1) Course in E Logistics and Supply Chain Management by National University.

TLA Courses Industry Relevant as Verified by Participants

The Logistics Academy

This course must be attended by stakeholders involved in the import and export of IMDG cargoes. Interesting course which helps me gained knowledge and understanding of IMDG Code. The course is useful and helpful to my work. ICC Incoterms 2010.

Maersk sets course for cost-cutting programme after unveiling first-quarter losses

The LoadStar

The post Maersk sets course for cost-cutting programme after unveiling first-quarter losses appeared first on The Loadstar.

New course for TIACA ACF as Messe Munchen takes over the pilot’s seat

The LoadStar

The post New course for TIACA ACF as Messe Munchen takes over the pilot’s seat appeared first on The Loadstar. There’s been a bit of a shake up in the air cargo conference scene – first came the news on Monday that the charismatic events run by Indian outfit The Stat Times, Air Cargo India and Air Cargo Africa, have been bought by Messe Munchen, organiser of Munich’s Transport Logistic.

Airline relief as US charts a new course to help trainee pilots gain flying hours

The LoadStar

The post Airline relief as US charts a new course to help trainee pilots gain flying hours appeared first on The Loadstar.

Air freight market holding a steady course, but fuel hikes start to bite

The LoadStar

The post Air freight market holding a steady course, but fuel hikes start to bite appeared first on The Loadstar. While some of last year’s heat seems to have evaporated from the air freight market, it retains growth and demand is edging up again after a soft March. Freight tonne kilometres showed demand rose 4.1%, year on year, in April, a recovery from the 1.8% growth seen the previous month. Capacity outstripped supply, however, with available freight tonne kilometres growing 5.1%

Launch of JV sets Turkish Cargo on a course for Chinese logistics sector

The LoadStar

The post Launch of JV sets Turkish Cargo on a course for Chinese logistics sector appeared first on The Loadstar. Turkish Cargo has set its sights on the Chinese market with the announcement of a joint-venture with ZTO Express and PAL Air, offering door-to-door logistics services.

Boost to air freight from re-stocking cycle has run its course

The LoadStar

The post Boost to air freight from re-stocking cycle has run its course appeared first on The Loadstar. Lack of inventory re-stocking and a softening of global trade has seen air freight grow at its slowest pace in 22 months, according to the latest figures from IATA.

Logility University offers courses to accelerate supply chain optimization and retail planning excellence

247 Customs Broker

This program extends Logility’s training series to provide in person training at one of Logility’s education centers in India, New Zealand, United Kingdom or United States as well as online through an on-demand course program. ATLANTA – Logility, Inc.,

DX Express ‘still on course’ for recovery despite poor half-year for freight division

The LoadStar

The post DX Express ‘still on course’ for recovery despite poor half-year for freight division appeared first on The Loadstar. DX Express may have replaced its key executives, but the numbers aren’t looking good, recording a £4.4m loss for the six months to December.

Students and Sponsoring Companies have found TLA Diploma Programmes beneficial

The Logistics Academy

Read What TLA Diploma graduates Have Benefited from Their Study : I can now handle my job with greater confidence after successful completion of course. Testimonial on TLA Courses

5 Ways 3PL Sales Has Changed and What You Can Do About It with Ann Holm

The Logistics of Logistics

We also learn about a sales improvement course specifically for people in the logistics industry that Joe and Ann are co-facilitating. Download the audio file.

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Robotic tractor sets world record for autonomous snow removal

DC Velocity

Finnish firm unleashes 45 mph driverless snowplow—on a closed road, of course. Robotics

Reading, writing, and really big trucks

DC Velocity

California high school launches truck-driving course. Strategy

Entering New Logistics Markets with Steve Elwell

The Logistics of Logistics

Over the course of his career, he launched over 30 products and services in industrial B2B and technology markets. download the audio file. Podcast Summary: Welcome to the first episode of The Logistics of Logistics podcast! Today, host Joe Lynch interviews Steve Elwell , a consultant and an executive who helps businesses improve sales revenue. He has been a CEO of 5 professional service, manufacturing, and technology companies.

Essential Elements to Deploying IoT in the Warehouse

Cyzerg

However, since IoT in the warehouse is a fairly new concept/technology, warehouse managers, technology directors, and higher decision makers might find it somewhat difficult to plan it and of course, even more challenging implementing it.

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HBR: Managers Think They’re Good At Coaching. They’re Not.

The Lean Thinker

” None of this, of course, had anything to do with what had triggered the tirade. This, of course, is consistent with the message that we Kata Geeks are sending with Mike Rother’s Coaching Kata. As the organization matures, of course, that structure can shift. Of course questioning is the hallmark of the Coaching Kata. In my next few posts, I am going to be parsing a course I recently took that is just that. “No… this is coaching.

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Nibbling at the Edges: Toyota Material Handling's Plan for IoT Success

Material Handling and Logistics

The world's largest forklift producer is following a course that will eventually create a full-scale digital revolution for the company. Along the way, it has defined a workable IoT strategy that can get any manufacturer moving

It’s Hard to Learn if you Already Know

The Lean Thinker

Of course, just sending an invitation doesn’t mean people come to the party. In this TED Talk, Amy Edmondson of the Harvard Business School talks about “How to turn a group of strangers into a team.”

Managing Supply Chain Risk

LandLink

The trick, of course, is when, how much and how dangerous. There 's always a little risk involved in any decision. That's where the fun, and profit, begin. When do you take the risk, what is your level of commitment and what is the downside?

A Period of Reflection and Learning

The Lean Thinker

While doing this, I have tried out many of the teaching and coaching processes as well as applying the observation, interpretation and intervention skills in the course of my work. Some of you have commented in back-channels that I have been pretty quiet for a while – both here as well as in regular correspondence. I’ve been in pretty heavy reflective mode for quite a while.

Only Action Reveals What Must Be Done

The Lean Thinker

The choice we make in that moment to either learn from this experience, or disregard it, is what decides the course from that point. I am reading Story by Robert McKee (because the structure of stories interests me).

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Lift Truck Series: The brave new world of buying lift trucks

Logistics Management

It’s all because of fundamental shifts in how distribution centers operate—and new technology, of course The old days of buying a lift truck as a commodity unrelated to other materials handling equipment purchases are going away. Rapidly.

Training the Australian Army’s logistics officers – a new LIW series

Logistics in War

The Australian Army’s Suite of Logistics Officers Courses (SOLOC) has been the focus of successive reviews and training needs analyses since the 1996 formation of the Army Logistics Training Centre (ALTC). These reviews have examined the content of courses through a range of analytical methods and have prompted modernisation accordingly. Since ASLO’s creation, logistics officer courses have been modified idiosyncratically to reflect new requirements. By David Beaumont.

Logistics concerns issue Hurricane Michael service updates

Logistics Management

While the actual impact of Hurricane Michael has not come to fruition at this time, various freight transportation and logistics concerns have not wasted any time in communicating that this could be a severe weather invent that could have a major effect on operations, as well as safety concerns, of course

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The Ecosystem of Culture

The Lean Thinker

For this to work, of course, we must be honest with ourselves and not just issue a flip answer like “It doesn’t work.”. An organization’s culture and mindset evolve over time.

KataCon4–Notes along the way: Part 2

The Lean Thinker

Of course, had we done this correctly we would have gone back in time to the previous KataCon, gotten the profiles from the attendees lists, interviewed people, and put together profiles for “typical” people who attend.

Economic Indicators and The Role Logistics Plays in The Domestic U.S. Economy

LandLink

The economy seems to be on a role and, of course, it's happy times at home. Let's look at what is driving this current surge and how logistics plays a key role. Every major economic indicator points to a robust economic outlook. The major indicators are construction, healthcare, energy, agriculture, manufacturing, and transportation. It's the last two sectors which we are most interested in. Supply Chain Management Logistics News Industry Trends

Building Brand Loyalty with Last-Mile Logistics

Morai Logistics

Over the course of the past several months, Morai Logistics has highlighted a significant rise in e-commerce shopping. This figure has significantly increased over the course of the last few years. Experts believe last-mile logistics can effectively build brand loyalty by significantly improving the customer experience. From a global market perspective, immediate and fast delivery is becoming a critical necessity to a company’s success.

4 Seasons of Freight

PLS Logistics

Of course, every year is different. Winter Olympics, Valentine’s Day. it’s February 2018! Still the beginning of the year, and we are all looking forward to the upcoming months and forecasting what 2018 will bring us in transportation industry. However, bad year or good year – there is always a certain pattern. According to this pattern, we forecast and plan for the whole year. So, what does this pattern look like? Freight Volume Demand transportation topics seasonal

Sex and the Single 3PL Salesman

The Logistics of Logistics

Of course, If he asks enough women, he just might find one who is interested, but most likely this strategy will fail. To meet his sales numbers, a young 3PL salesman calls 100 prospects per day and asks for the sale.

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XPO Logistics announces major investment into its LTL network

Logistics Management

The investment comes in the form of roughly $90 million, which, XPO said, will go towards 770 new tractors over the course of the remainder of 2018, during which time the units will be integrated into the XPO LTL fleet. These tractors will both replace, and add to, the existing fleet, with the current total number of tractors now at approximately 8,000 in North America, according to XPO

This Week in Logistics News (July 14-20)

Logistics Viewpoints

Of course, as a Boston Red Sox fan I favor the American League so the result was pleasing. It’s the dog days of summer folks. And that brings about one of my favorite sporting events – the MLB All-Star Game. On Tuesday night at Washington Nationals Park, the American League beat the National League 8-6. But the highlight of the event had to be the record 10 home runs in total that were hit over […].