Acing the drone obstacle course

World Food Programme Logistics

They are now out of their chairs and onto the green, where they will spend 90% of the course time. Photo: WFP/Elizabeth Millership The methodology and content of the course have been honed since Let’s Fly was first offered in Madagascar in 2018, based on student feedback and performance, with a general trend towards greater simplification and increased practice time. “By Adam Marlatt surveys the ‘mouth of the poisonous caterpillar’ before the exercise begins.

BIFA launches online training course to prepare for change from CHIEF to CDS

The LoadStar

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has launched an online training course to help prepare members and others to operate HM Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) Customs Declaration Service (CDS). BIFA has taken the initiative in creating a relevant training course that will help our.

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How shippers can plot a course through the choppy economic waters ahead

The LoadStar

The US forwarder has advised clients to exercise caution in the upcoming round of contract negotiations, urging them to concentrate on total cost rather than just freight rates, to map their supply chains and build in flexibility to. The post How shippers can plot a course through the choppy economic waters ahead appeared first on The Loadstar.

Are your L&D programs reaping the outcomes you need?

UL EHS- Sustainability

But the most successful learning and development teams also understand how to measure the success of each training course and react accordingly. It is essential to determine reasons for the poor performance; this valuable exercise is a systematic, methodical evaluation that leads to an actionable strategy to yield improved employee performance outcomes. Featured Training eLearning employee training learning management system training courses training needs analysis

Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing – the Power and the Risk Mitigation- Part 1

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Mitigating risk is a data-driven exercise, which is the kind of exercise I enjoy, especially when my efforts are augmented (along with my eyestrain), by increasingly intelligent AI machines empowered with cognitive technologies. The key, of course, is data, the […]. As a Chief Financial Officer specializing in manufacturing, I enjoy working to mitigate a wide variety of risks.

3 Simple Tips to Improve Your Mental Health While on the Road

United World Transporation

Of course, maintaining a routine is difficult out on the road, but it’s not impossible. Of course, you won’t be able to hit the gym or always be in the mood to do exercise. If you aren’t up for exercise, you can also practice yoga, meditation, or mindfulness.

3 Ways to Benchmark to Boost Supply Chain Performance

Logistics Bureau

If you’ve never done a benchmarking exercise before, read on. It would, of course, be what the winning time was when this race was last run in your district. If you’ve never tried a benchmarking exercise, why not give it a go, at least at the informal level?

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. 29:07 – Looking at sales as an operational exercise with variable inputs. 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.

Forklift Safety Training: The Ultimate Guide

Conger

lecture, discussion, interactive computer learning, video tape, written material), practical training (demonstrations performed by the trainer and practical exercises performed by the trainee), and evaluation of the operator's performance in the workplace. Online courses.

A Lean Leadership Pocket Card

The Lean Thinker

For Abnormal Conditions: ACT: These are actions that the leader must take if she finds something that isn’t “as it should be” in the course of the CHECK questions above. I was going through some old files and came across a pocket card we handed out back in 2003 or so.

What’s it like hauling nuclear weapons across the country?

The Supply Chain Journal

The 18-week-long course is referred to as nuclear materials courier basic (NMCB) training and is a requirement for all new NMC candidates. “I

Know Your Supply Chain KPIs – Procurement

Logistics Bureau

Of course, the consequences, and their seriousness, will depend on the criticality of the product, but availability challenges are never desirable.

How to Select the Right KPIs for Supply Chain Benchmarking

Logistics Bureau

Of course, you can have as many other metrics as you like, but the KPIs are the ones that should form a catalyst for action. If your KPIs are common ones, it shouldn’t be a problem, of course.

Preparing for preparedness – how should we begin?

Logistics in War

Of course additional funding and attention can improve the capability and capacity of any military force to sustain itself in peace and on operations. All militaries enjoy large-scale exercises, simulations and desk-top analyses but very rarely do they focus upon the logistics process. When a logistics exercises does occur, they are often confined to bespoke activities with limited participation, or results ignored for the questions they raise. By David Beaumont.

Decision-forcing cases for logistics: practicing logisticians to overcome ‘wicked problems’

Logistics in War

Also known known as a ‘historical immersion problem,’ a decision-forcing case is an exercise in which participants take on the role of an actual person who, at some point in the past, was faced by a particularly challenging problem. The Road to Habbaniya’ is a two-problem exercise. Thus, participants enjoy a second opportunity to work through the cycle of devising, describing, and defending courses of action, followed by a second historical solution. (As

3 trucking trade groups back action to keep AB5 injunction in place

The Supply Chain Journal

As the WSTA said in its brief, the “manner in which trucking services are bid, won and subcontracted” means that all trucking companies in those relationships “are … engaged in the same usual course of business when they subcontract with each other.”

Top-Ranked Port Of Los Angeles Growing 48% Faster Than U.S. Average

ShipLilly

Included are not only furniture but seats, children’s toys, exercise equipment and printers, but those are the biggest by value. The port is, of course, not without its exports, even if they only make up 10% of the total by value. Source: [link].

What is Supply Chain Resilience?

GlobalTranz

Of course, toilet paper and paper towels were in short supply as well. More consumers purchased bigger, bulkier items – furniture, exercise equipment, etc.

The water in the well – how much readiness is enough?

Logistics in War

The risks accepted in not beginning are, of course, high and err towards a professional negligence that ultimately costs time, resources and people at the time of a future war. By David Beaumont.

How to Get Your Forklift License: The Ultimate Guide [New in 2020]

Conger

Of course not. This portion of training must consist of “demonstrations performed by the trainer and practical exercises performed by the trainee” [OSHA standard 1910.178(l)(2)(ii) ]. Now that we have that out of the way, let's talk about what you can expect from online courses.

Preparing for preparedness – how should we begin?

Logistics in War

Of course additional funding and attention can improve the capability and capacity of any military force to sustain itself in peace and on operations. All militaries enjoy large-scale exercises, simulations and desk-top analyses but very rarely do they focus upon the logistics process. When a logistics exercises does occur, they are often confined to bespoke activities with limited participation, or results ignored for the questions they raise. By David Beaumont.

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. Since 56% of customers exercise brand loyalty toward companies who “get them”, this should propel supply chains to invest in innovative last-mile delivery solutions.

How to Benchmark Your Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

Of course, benchmarks and benchmarking can cover all kinds of different things, at work or elsewhere. Well, I asked Steven Thacker, one of our benchmarking management experts, exactly that question! I hope his answers help you. What is Benchmarking?

FreightWaves Classics: U.S. military logistics help make it the world’s best

The Supply Chain Journal

sumi, transit together during exercise Jeanne D’Arc 21 off the coast of Kagoshima, Japan, May 14, 2021. Introduction. Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May. It honors the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military.

Embark Trucks: Autonomous testing pioneer latest to join SPAC parade

The Supply Chain Journal

Each full share can be exercised for $11.50. That being said, of course, we’re very aware of the market. Embark Trucks Inc., the first autonomous trucking software company to hit the highway, is the latest to join the SPAC parade to public trading.

Omnichannel Retail and the Cost to Serve Online Customers

Logistics Bureau

To make things easier, it might be worth considering an investment in some analytics software to speed up the process, and of course, you won’t look at every SKU or customer.

The Others Category in India

Globalior

The move is meant to force traders to exercise greater due diligence in classifying imported products correctly under a more specific description instead of an “Others” description, which is generally regarded as a residual classification category.

COVID-19 Lesson: Make Your Supply Chain More Resilient

Logistics Bureau

Once this exercise is completed, your company can then assess the risk from tier-two suppliers onwards. It’s widely mooted that many things in the world of business will be different after COVID-19 has run its course.

Stuck on the wrong side of the world but still needing to deliver food to people in Ethiopia 5,000…

World Food Programme Logistics

Kamal’s two rooftop activities: reading and exercise. I’m doing some light exercise every morning and trying to get the family to join me. and a printer of course. I’m getting some yoga and breathing exercise tips from my father who practices them every day.

How to Benchmark Your Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

Of course, benchmarks and benchmarking can cover all kinds of different things, at work or elsewhere. Well, I asked Steven Thacker, one of our benchmarking management experts, exactly that question! I hope his answers help you. What is Benchmarking?

Logistics interoperability, deterrence and resilience – why working as allies matters now more than ever

Logistics in War

It is easier, of course, to provide a case for improved logistics interoperability than it is to deliver it. All this must be exercised; it is noteworthy that the Australian and U.S. armies do not presently share a major strategic logistics exercise in which to consider how they might respond, together, in a crisis. By Todd Ashurst and David Beaumont.

Committing to preparedness, and the balance between ‘all of it’ and ‘just enough’

Logistics in War

The truth, of course, lies somewhere in between. Fourthly, the logistics organisation must be exercised and be the subject of experiments which qualify risks. By David Beaumont. Logistics In War has been exploring preparedness and logistics in a series of articles over the last three months. The role of logistics in preparedness is self-evident.

‘Stuck in the Middle with You’ – Atlas’ Earnings, Pilot Concerns and More

Logistics Trends and Insights

Note to readers, according to Atlas’ SEC filing, Amazon has not exercised its rights to take advantage of the granted warrants. Any disagreements or changes to the plan, Amazon will pull out of an agreement which, of course, is typical of many companies, but its impact on financial statements is too big for some providers – New England Motor and XPO Logistics, case in point. It’s hard being the middle guy but add in the highly volatile air cargo business it’s even more difficult.

11 Golden Rules for Meaningful Supply Chain KPIs

Logistics Bureau

Of course, contacting the customers is the right thing to do, but when it is the shipper and not the customer, who initiates a change in the delivery schedule, there is no way it should be recorded as “on-time delivery.” Of course, some “standard” KPIs might fit flawlessly.

DHL to Collaborate with ASEAN Humanitarian Assistance Centre

Logistics Manager

DRT will also provide expertise and support for AHA Centre’s courses and exercises related to ASEAN-ERAT (Emergency Response and Assessment Team) and ASEAN Humanitarian Logistics. The ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management ( AHA Centre ) and Deutsche Post DHL ( DPDHL ) Group, the world’s leading mail and logistics services provider, signed a Memorandum of Intent (MOI) today to collaborate on emergency preparedness and disaster response.