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This Week in Logistics News (March 23 – 29)

Logistics Viewpoints

In the early morning hours of April 26, at approximately 1:35am, a cargo ship leaving Baltimore Harbor struck the Francis Scott Key Bridge, triggering a catastrophic collapse of the 1.6-mile-long span. The collapse sent vehicles and people plunging into the water. According to a Coast Guard memo, a harbor pilot and an assistant aboard the cargo ship reported the power issues that prompted multiple alarms on the bridge of the vessel and loss of propulsion.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (March 29, 2024)

Talking Logistics

It’s a quiet and rainy Friday morning here in Boston. I’ve been staring at the blinking cursor on my computer screen for some time, but very few words are coming to me. (more blinking) Ok, enough. Here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Since many people are out of. Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (March 29, 2024) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Blue Yonder Announces Buys One Network Enterprises for $839M

Supply Chain Brain

The deal will mark around $1 billion of investments in acquisitions by Blue Yonder since Q4 2023 in its quest to provide a unified end-to-end supply chain management platform.

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Female CLD Holders: We ‘Salute’ You!

Women in Trucking

To salute someone is to make a gesture of respect or acknowledgement of valued accomplishment. On March 22, Women In Trucking (WIT) hosted its 13 th annual Salute to Women Behind the Wheel event during the Mid America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY. N early 200 people gathered to celebrate female CDL holders. Attendees ranged from prospective CDL students, professional drivers, friends, families and industry representatives – all attending to share in the celebration of women behind the wheel.

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GEP Procurement & Supply Chain Tech Trends Report

The technological landscape is dynamic and changes quickly. And for procurement and supply chain leaders looking to harness the power of technology to navigate complex challenges and an uncertain business environment, keeping up with the latest trends can be its own obstacle. So, what’s on the technological horizon for procurement and supply chain for the year ahead?

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Total solar eclipse: Safety, travel advisories in the path, more

Overdrive Online

Some states in the "path of totality" for the April 8 total solar eclipse are calling on truckers to take the day off and plan to deliver and pick up another day. Others in the path warn of expected increased traffic and congestion.

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EPA rule requires 25% CO2 reduction for sleeper trucks by 2032

Overdrive Online

Sleeper truck manufacturers already have their work cut out for them meeting 2022-introduced NOx and particulates emissions limits. With EPA's Phase 3 greenhouse-gas regs issued today, CO2 reductions up the ante starting in 2030, sooner for other trucks.

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Fragility of Infrastructure Highlighted Again After Baltimore Bridge Collapse

MTS Logistics

The fragility of our infrastructure is in the news again this week with Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse. It throws another spotlight on the fragile nature of the global supply chain which has already been strained by several incidences including the drought in Panama and missile attacks by Houthi militants in the Red Sea. On early Tuesday morning, March 24th, the container ship Dali left the Port of Baltimore and was bound for Sri Lanka.

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EPA announces new strict emissions rule for heavy trucks

Commercial Carrier Journal

New EPA Phase 3 rules are somewhat more strict that those proposed last year, but EPA is giving fleets more time to prepare.

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MSC to Buy Italian Shipping Newspaper Group

Supply Chain Brain

The move means the Gianluigi Aponte-founded company has followed in the footsteps of CMA CGM by getting into the media business.

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Artificial Intelligence and the Transportation Industry

Artificial intelligence has quickly become a feature of everyday life: Using face ID to unlock a phone, communicating with online chatbots, and letting “smart” appliances help manage our homes are just a few of the ways that we interact with AI regularly. Forward-looking businesses are also using AI to transform their operations and gain a competitive edge.

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What is Tracking URL in Logistics? And How Does it Connect the Missing Link?

Loginext

Customers expect complete visibility and control over their deliveries in today's fast-paced world. With the rise of e-commerce and the increasing demand for last mile delivery, tracking solutions have become an essential part of the logistics industry. Learn how LogiNext helps its customers with the ultimate real-time Tracking URLs which are the best in the business.

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Biden Administration to Release $60M for Rebuilding, Recovery After Collapse of Baltimore Bridge

Supply Chain Brain

The Biden Administration had immediately pledged to pay to rebuild the Key Bridge out of federal funds.

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Five New EVs Join City Fleet of San Marcos, Texas

NGT News

The city of San Marcos, Texas, recently introduced five all-electric vehicles to its fleet. These additions include three Ford F-150 Lightning trucks and two Toyota bZ4X cars, which will be used by staff as they conduct city business, including Code Enforcement and Transit services, and Public Works Fleet services. The EVs support the San Marcos […] The post Five New EVs Join City Fleet of San Marcos, Texas appeared first on NGT News.

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Kanban Able to Support Port of Norfolk Drayage and Other Needs

Kanban Logistics

All of us at Kanban Logistics are deeply saddened by this week’s tragic accident at the Port of Baltimore. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by the event. For those of you who have drayage and logistics challenges stemming from this accident, we wanted to take a moment to say that we’re here to help and explain how. What’s Happening Now?

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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EPA Completes Final Greenhouse Gas Pollution Standards for Heavy-Duty Vehicles

NGT News

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued final national greenhouse gas pollution standards for heavy-duty vehicles, such as freight trucks and buses, for model years 2027 through 2032. These standards will avoid 1 billion tons of greenhouse gas emissions and provide $13 billion in annualized net benefits to society related to public health, the climate […] The post EPA Completes Final Greenhouse Gas Pollution Standards for Heavy-Duty Vehicles appeared first on NGT News.

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Alert: Fraudulent Business Activity Surrounding Penske Logistics

Penske Move Ahead

Penske Logistics is aware that criminals are utilizing fraudulent Penske email addresses, including but not limited to, @penskelogisticsllc, to fraudulently solicit business for its operations. Please disregard these emails. Only emails ending in @penske.com are considered legitimate messages from Penske Logistics. The company is taking the necessary steps to deter this activity which includes contacting the U.S.

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Elevating Supply Chain Optimization with Enhanced Features in Log-hub 4.1 update release

Log-hub

3 min read Log-hub proudly announces the release of Log-hub 4.1 update. This latest release marks a significant advancement in Log-hub’s mission to empower businesses with transformative tools for operational excellence. It introduces a comprehensive array of new features, including expanded capabilities of freight management, warehouse segmentation in the Network Design Plus App, advanced supply chain visibility, and boosted scenario comparison dashboards.