Roadrunner combines airfreight, logistics units into time-definite delivery operation

DC Velocity

Re-branded "Active On-Demand" to focus on five services. Transportation

UPS adds time-definite deliveries to international express freight service

DC Velocity

Noon, 2 p.m. set as commitment times for service. Transportation

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Home Depot Grows Revenues by Investing in Time Definite Deliveries

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Home Depot Grows Revenues by Investing in Time Definite Deliveries appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Most companies invest in transportation management solutions to cut costs. Home Depot has proven that investing in this can improve service and grow revenues. This article describes the path they took to put this business case together. Retail Transportation Management Systems Home Depot logistics supply chain TMS

Definitions of Terms Must be as Your Customer Sees It

10xLogistics

I am sitting on a plane right now, on the Tarmac, moving nowhere. This reminds me of another aspect of a truly custome r centric supply chain: Define terms as your customer sees them and not for your own internal metrics. So, the airline app says I have "departed" and in their mind, I am sure I have. But in my mind, I am sitting in a tube, on a tarmac, going nowhere. I, the customer, consider departed to mean I am up in the air and heading to my destination.

The Stay at Home Economy and Its Supply Chain Impacts - Part 1: Definition

10xLogistics

I have noticed a bit about my own behavior and started looking to see if it was just me or was it a "trend" (I am not usually "trendy"). The behavior is simple: I just stay at home more and I have made my home a bit of a "Disneyland". Rather than go out for entertainment, I have it brought to me. Instead of going out to buy things, I had them brought to me.

B2B customers now demand same level of delivery service as online shoppers

The LoadStar

Chief executive of Redwood Logistics Mark Yeager said although his company was not “heavily reliant” on retail, the impact seen in the B2C sector was “definitely” hitting his business.

How Product as a Service Enables the Circular Economy

Logistics Matter

The New Economy is a Circular Economy For those not familiar with the term Circular Economy, let’s start with a definition.

JD Logistics attracts $2.5bn investment to develop drones and robot systems

The LoadStar

Investors, including Hillhouse Capital, Sequoia China and China Development Bank, entered into definite financing agreements expected to close in the first quarter. Alibaba rival JD.com has attracted some $2.5bn of investment to expand the reach of its logistics subsidiary, JD Logistics (JDL).

Geodis set to launch drone operations in its warehouses by the end of the year

The LoadStar

The system combines a ground-based, battery-powered robot and a quadcopter drone equipped with four high-definition cameras, controlled by geolocation technology. French 3PL Geodis will start using drones in its warehouses at the end of the year, the company said today.

Digital disruptors risk ‘de-skilling’ the logistics market

The LoadStar

We are definitely de-skilling the market – but do any of us think for one minute that Amazon has replaced everyone with computers? Digital disruptors are whittling away at the skills base of traditional forwarders, without providing a suitable alternative. This is the view of Tuscor Lloyd’s general manager Neel Ratti, who was speaking on a panel at Multimodal 2018 last week. “We

Analysis: CEVA set fair, but will the big deal be an IPO or a bid by XPO?

The LoadStar

Definitely upcoming; that is the plan, and it shows in the price of the debt.

Machine Learning for Transportation Execution and Visibility

Logistics Viewpoints

According to ARC’s definition, transportation execution (TE) systems & marketplaces allow shippers to connect to multiple carriers and then tender, track, […]. I am kicking off some new research on the Transportation Execution and Visibility Systems market in the next week or so. This will be an update on a study Steve Banker did a few years ago, which looked mostly at the execution space, and how the Uber for Freight model was disrupting the market.

UK Falling Behind International Competitors, Warns Global Growth Index

Logistics Business Magazine

Key findings from the annual Global Growth Index, released today by Epicor Software, confirms that the manufacturing sector is definitely feeling the pressure, with half of manufacturers admitting they are currently operating through challenging circumstances.

AI, Machine Learning and the Power of Predictive Logistics

Talking Logistics

Adam Compain, CEO at ClearMetal discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Can you provide a clear definition of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Predictive Logistics and shed some light on why there’s growing interest in these areas?

Fleet Service Provider Advises on Extended Toll in Germany

Logistics Business Magazine

Cross-border EETS-compliant toll boxes such as the DKV BOX EUROPE are currently only at the start of the registration process and this will definitely not be concluded in time for 1 July 2018. From 1 July 2018, the toll for vehicles from 7.5

What is Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF)?

Dedola Global Logistics

Definition. The Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) is a fee imposed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for most U.S. imports. The MPF is charged at 0.3456% of the value of the merchandise being imported. There is a minimum fee of $25 and a maximum of $485 for formal entries. The MPF for informal entries is charged at a fixed fee and ranges from $2.00, $6.00 or $9.00 per shipment. Related Terms. Harbor Maintenance Fee (HMF). Contact Us. Get A Free Consultation. Request A Demo.

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What is Harbor Maintenance Fee (HMF)?

Dedola Global Logistics

Definition. The Harbor Maintenance Fee (HMF) is a fee imposed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for U.S. imports shipped via ocean freight. It is charged at 0.125% of the value of the commercial cargo shipped through identified ports. The HMF is deposited into the Harbor Maintenance trust fund, which may be used by Congress to pay for harbor maintenance, development projects and other related expenses. Related Terms. Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF). Contact Us.

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Creative Safety Supply: Kaizen Training and Research Page

The Lean Thinker

It may well be that that confusion originates from the same term having similar but different definitions depending on the context. According to Steve Spear (and other researchers), Toyota’s definition of “standard” is quite different. From that, I think this one-page summary really reflects the state of “lean” today: There IS NO CANONICAL DEFINITION. Anyone who asserts there is has, by definition, closed their mind to the alternatives.

Macroeconomic Monday® - Inventory to Sales Ratio

10xLogistics

definitely slowed this movement. Goes to show, I should never take a break from blogging. While I was out", the inventory to sales ratio in the economy has made a very nice move.

Prologis to snap up DCT

247 Customs Broker

announced Sunday they have entered into a definitive merger agreement in which Prologis will acquire DCT for $8.4

NOL to sell off APL Logistics Business Unit?

3PL Wire

There is no assurance that any definitive transaction for the sale or an IPO of NOL’s logistics business will be conducted.”

Hyundai Appoints New Forklift and Warehousing Distributor in Scotland

Logistics Business Magazine

Furthermore, their hands-on approach is highly appreciated and will definitely contribute to the continuous growth of Hyundai forktrucks in central Scotland in the near future.

Remote Controlled Container Ships

3PL Wire

Definitely an interesting concept and I can see some practical implications including saving costs associated with the crews that are currently needed to navigate these ships. Lots of buzz recently regarding the use of drones to revolutionize the supply chain industry. Google is apparently developing driverless cars and Amazon.com earlier this year announced future plans to implement a drone delivery service.

Blockchain in Food Safety.

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

I would definitely spend few minutes to discover this while buying some products, would you Recently, Bitcoin has brought to light blockchain technology, which offers great potential for food safety and verification in the food sector.

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e-CMR Launches in Luxembourg

Airfreight Logistics

Document treatment, signing, stamping and archiving are definitively a time-consuming factor, which with the e-CMR will be highly reduced”.

The Airbus A400, a plane built in Seville, Spain. Or is it?

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Like I said in the beginning, the manufacturing of the A400 is done with a pretty crazy supply chain that definitely requires a very good coordination.

Compliment or praise employee work performance by giving “KUDOS”

Apparel Logistics

It is definitely a great feeling when we feel appreciated for the hard work and effort we put all our heart in and give the best that we can at our jobs Manager and supervisors recognize employees for their individual strengths and talents and inspire employee engagement. Recognizing people for their good work sends an extremely powerful message to the recipient. Employers and managers may think they are showing gratitude for the contribution of their staff.

Warehouse Inventory Using Drones

Logistics Business Magazine

It combines a ground-based robot equipped with a battery that provides the energy needed to navigate a warehouse and allows freedom from autonomy constraints, and a quadcopter drone equipped with four high-definition cameras.

Penske Logistics Recognized as Carrier of the Year

Move Ahead

In a statement to the media Mike Ohlin, MI Windows and Doors vice president of supply chain explained, “In four years of doing business with Penske, we’ve found them to be the definition of reliable.”. Penske Logistics was recently named “2017 Carrier of the Year” by MI Windows and Doors, LLC, one of the nation’s largest suppliers of vinyl and aluminum windows and doors.

BlueGrace Takes 1st Overall At 2018 SportsFest

Blue Grace Logistics

What may seem like a day of fun in the sun quickly proves to be a challenge reserved for the competitive heart – with the heat, sand and continuous rounds to compete in, there’s definitely no time for sun bathing! At BlueGrace, Core Value #3 is “ Pursue Outrageous Goals.”

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New Logistics Solutions for the Automotive Sector Developed by Gebrüder Weiss

Logistics Manager

With their new Competence Cluster Automotive, the company can now better offer deep analysis of the automotive industry resulting in definitive solutions for companies across the entire spectrum of supply chain management.

Triple sustainability

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

It therefore differs from traditional accounting definitions of profit. As we have to choose a triple sustainability company to our final project I decided to talk about this topic.

Meet the Team Mondays: Candace Hickey, Process & Training Supervisor

Radius Logistics

I love to challenge myself, and logistics definitely provides lots of opportunities to do that! Tell us about yourself… My husband and I have a wonderful toddler son, and we enjoy camping, hiking, adventuring, and playing all sorts of sports.

Santa’s warehouse logistics: Things just got serious

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Anyway, I think we can safely assume it must be really cheap the cost of the land over there, so the space in the warehouse is definitely not a problem. We all know Santa Claus, also known as Saint Nicholas, or Papá Noel here in Spain.

Geodis, Delta Drone to produce automatic warehouse inventory solution using drones

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A quadcopter drone is installed with four high-definition cameras. LBR Staff Writer. Published 12 April 2018. Geodis and Delta Drone have announced plans to start the production of an automatic warehouse inventory solution, which uses drones.

Penske Teams in Chicago Hit the Mud Running

Move Ahead

Going into it, there was definitely a handful of people who were a little nervous,” said Allison Lewis, a lease sales representative of the South Chicago District. Two or three days following the event, we were all saying that we should definitely compete again,” Lewis said. “We’re

Panjiva reports continued shipment growth for April

247 Customs Broker

And we definitely have seen a step back in shipments from China. United States-bound waterborne shipments saw some growth in April, albeit not at the same levels it hit in previous months, according to data issued this week by global trade intelligence firm Panjiva.

Technology Modernization Introduced for American Airlines Cargo

Airfreight Logistics

Executive Chairman of the IBS Group VK Matthews Added, “iCargo has, over the years, recorded remarkable traction in the market to emerge as the most definitive cargo management solution in the air transportation industry.

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Machine Learning for Transportation Execution and Visibility

247 Customs Broker

According to ARC’s definition, transportation execution (TE) systems & marketplaces allow shippers to connect to multiple carriers and then tender, track, and pay using the software or marketplace.

Trends in Warehouse Management 2017

Jayem Logistics

Technology adaptation changes supply chain structure from time to time. E-commerce Growth tends to High Expectations for Warehouse Management: As per Net retailers, E-commerce sales are required to grow to more than $400 billion in coming years. With Forrester Research estimating $414.0