Sun.Feb 10, 2019

The Arrival of the ‘Self-Driving’ Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

The age of self-driving cars and trucks is nearly upon us. What about self-driving supply chains

Saying No to Sexual Harassment Class Action Lawsuits

Material Handling and Logistics

Iowa District Court decertifies hostile environment class action brought against trucking company

What’s Your Supply Chain IQ?

Supply Chain Brain

Take a look inside our annual Supply Chain Management Resource Guide — featuring more than 60 reports from top minds in technology, logistics and transportation in a variety of industry verticals

City Zone Express Expands their Cross-border Expertise with own Presence in China

Logistics Manager

City Zone Express has expanded their successful cross-border transportation operations in response to customer needs with wider network coverage with the opening of new offices in Vietnam and China.

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

New truck orders fall, but large backlogs keep OEMs busy

Fleet Owner

Orders for new trucks dropped significantly in January, but the overall market remains healthy, according to two industry research firms. FTR said preliminary North American Class 8 orders for January were 15,600 units, the lowest since October 2016

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Voices from Cox’s Bazar: Conso Castro

World Food Programme Logistics

Take a glimpse inside the world’s largest refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. In this series, WFP gives you a glimpse of what life is like inside the camp. Consolacion Castro is an engineer working for WFP and spoke to Shorif Sonia about her experiences. As a young girl, looking at different buildings, I always wondered how they were constructed, what was behind the façade.

Virgin Atlantic Cargo Celebrate 5th Anniversary of Joint Venture with Delta Cargo

Airfreight Logistics

Virgin Atlantic Cargo and Delta Cargo recently celebrated their trans-Atlantic joint venture partnerships fifth anniversary. Both carriers promised customers more choice and reach, as well as the service benefits of greater automation.

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SA: Doubting the gods

The LoadStar

THE HEISENBERG writes: “Equities traded uninspired last week, and that should come as no surprise.” ” The post SA: Doubting the gods appeared first on The Loadstar. Premium finance news Seeking Alpha stock market outlook

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Take a Tour through Turkish Cargo’s Newly Designed Website

Airfreight Logistics

In a world that is constantly changing, keeping pace with the latest technology is becoming ever more important. Customers are also in turn demanding more as the age of ecommerce has made many items available with the snap of a finger.

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.

RTR Exclusive: Venezuela shifts oil ventures’ accounts to Russian bank – document, sources

The LoadStar

REUTERS reports: “Venezuela’s state-run oil company PDVSA is telling customers of its joint ventures to deposit oil sales proceeds in an account recently opened at Russia’s Gazprombank AO, according to sources and an internal document seen by Reuters on Saturday. The post RTR Exclusive: Venezuela shifts oil ventures’ accounts to Russian bank – document, sources appeared first on The Loadstar. Premium finance news oil Reuters

Building Safe & Reliable Autonomous Trucks with Stefan Seltz-Axmacher

Tradewinds

Future of Supply Chain Podcast, Episode 14 On Episode 14 of The Future of Supply Chain, we speak with with Stefan Seltz-Axmacher of Starsky Robotics, the very first founder that Dynamo invested in.