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New free guide to loading bay safety

Logistics Business Magazine

Rite-Hite , a leading manufacturer of industrial health and safety equipment, has published a new free guide to Loading Bay Safety, giving facilities managers a comprehensive overview of industrial regulations, technological advances and trends, and best practice advice for ensuring safety across every angle of any loading bay environment.

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The Logistics of Logistics

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DHL eCommerce Solutions Exhibits its Robotic Sorting Solution

Logistics Viewpoints

DHL DoraSort-to-Bag. DHL held its inaugural DHL Robotics Hour media event earlier this week. The webinar covered a broad range of topics including the future of work in logistics and the major social, business, and technology trends affecting the logistics industry.

The Smart Warehouse With Dan Gilmore

The Logistics of Logistics

Want to know how you can deploy a smart warehouse for your business? Today’s guest is Dan Gilmore of Softeon , a company that provides a full suite of flexible and robust end-to-end supply chain software solutions to deliver success.

How to Optimize Your Supply Chain in Times of Disruption

Disruptions expose gaps in the supply chain and amplify problems. What can be done? Research by GEP and North Carolina State University shows how tech can fix the gaps and ensure supply chain resilience and optimization. Download now!

WattEV to build charging station at Port of Long Beach

Fleet Owner

The site will be the southern hub of an 'electric highway' e-truck charging network connecting Southern California ports to freeways and Sacramento. WattEV also is deploying an electric trucks-as-a-service program. Emissions & Efficiency

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Examining Factors Affecting Oil Prices

LandLink

Oil prices are subject to various economic and geopolitical shocks and are highly volatile. There are several factors dictating the price of crude depending upon where you are in the world. We’ll examine some of the main issues.

Will battery-electric trucks end up a ‘black eye’ on environmental benefits?

Overdrive Online

New research released by ATRI finds environmental benefits of battery-electric trucks over their life cycle, including production, operation and disposal, are far lower than many believe. Battery-electric trucks only saw a 30% reduction versus diesels. Equipment

Women In Trucking Launches Professional Driver Hub

Women in Trucking

Jennifer is a millennial seeking answers about what it takes to become a professional driver as she considers career options. Nancy is a seasoned driver looking to network with other drivers for help on how to improve life and habits on the road.

Darrell Estes' pair of custom Peterbilt 359s -- a 1984 and '87, both with rich histories

Overdrive Online

Owner-operator Estes showed them this past week at the Large Cars and Guitars truck show in Kodak, Tennessee -- he plans to work the '87 while the 1984 is a showpiece of history. Also: Large Cars' kids'-choice Best of Show, big donations haul for cancer. Custom Rigs

The Easiest Platform to Manage Shipments

Access Uber Freight’s network of more than 100,000 carriers, generate instant quotes, get competitive rates, tender loads in seconds, automate manual workflows, and track end-to-end load status from any device with this easy-to-use shipper platform.

Logistics KPIs You Should Be Tracking

GlobalTranz

Key performance indicators (KPIs) are essential to maintaining a successful logistics operations. They connect data and metrics to show if your operations perform as expected and highlight what strengths or weaknesses may exist.

The Future of the Supply Chain: What You Need to Know

MTS Logistics

The supply chain is a complex web of interconnected businesses that work together to bring products to consumers. It’s an essential part of the economy, and it’s constantly evolving.

Arrival on track for Q3 van production start

Fleet Owner

The EV maker grows its order book by 7%, but executives say they’re more focused on turning those into real business. Emissions & Efficiency / Electric Vehicles

U.S. Gain, EnTech Solutions Sign Dairy Renewable Natural Gas Deal

NGT News

Gain, a division of U.S. Venture Inc., has signed a new offtake agreement with EnTech Solutions at their agricultural biodigester near Madison, Wisc.

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Top 5 Supply Chain Processes That Need Better Collaboration Right Now

A lack of collaboration is a leading cause of supply chain headaches. GEP offers 5 remedies to ease your pain. Download this guide for must-have tools and processes for better supplier interactions.

Prologis renews its interest in acquiring Duke Realty Corporation

Logistics Management

San Francisco-based real estate investment trust company Prologis signaled its desire to buy Indianapolis-based Duke Realty Corporation, a sustainable industrial real estate development and the largest domestic-only logistics REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust

Xos Releases Two Commercial EVs and EV Fleet Intelligence Platform

NGT News

Xos Inc. has unveiled two new commercial electric vehicles (EV) as well as its connected vehicle ecosystem.

Will battery-electric trucks end up a ‘black eye’ on environmental benefits?

Overdrive Online

New research released by ATRI finds environmental benefits of battery-electric trucks over their life cycle, including production, operation and disposal, are far lower than many believe. Battery-electric trucks only saw a 30% reduction versus diesels. Equipment

Hexagon Acquires Cryoshelter to Grow Clean Fuel Portfolio

NGT News

Hexagon Composites, a designer and manufacturer of clean fuel solutions for commercial vehicles, has acquired a 40% stake in Cryoshelter GmbH, an Austria-based company specializing in the development of cryogenic tank technology for liquid natural gas (LNG) and liquid hydrogen (LH2).

Market Insights Report: Top Trends for 2022 Planning and Beyond

The freight report you need for insights into where the industry is headed and how to stay resilient in 2022.

Fate of U.S. Chipmaking Looks More Like Fantasy

Supply Chain Brain

A talent shortage and other factors make reshoring of American chip manufacturing unlikely, at best

Freightliner Cascadia To Be Paired with Hydrogen Powertrain

NGT News

Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) and Cummins Inc. are working together to build and test Freightliner Cascadia trucks with hydrogen fuel cell powertrains from Cummins.

Yellow Corp. narrows loss in first quarter to $27.5 million from $63.3 million in Q1 of 2021

Logistics Management

Yellow, which controls 10% of the $46 billion less-than-truckload (LTL) marketplace, narrowed its loss in first quarter to $27.5 million from $63.3 million in the year-ago first quarter. That came on operating revenue of $1.26 billion, compared with $1.198 billion in the year-ago first quarter

Mack Trucks Receives Multiple Refuse EV Truck Orders Across Two States

NGT News

Mack Trucks has signed multiple agreements for its Mack LR Electric in Florida and California. The City of Ocala in Florida purchased two Mack LR Electric refuse vehicles to add to its solid waste management fleet.

GEP Outlook 2022

The GEP Outlook 2022 report explores global business trends and features seven critical leadership themes that will help you proactively prepare for and power through the challenges ahead.

XPO puts up record numbers in Q1

Fleet Owner

Executives have raised their outlook for 2022 and say customers are still optimistic about demand.

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Cummins Reveals 15-Liter Hydrogen Engine for Heavy-Duty Applications

NGT News

Cummins Inc. has debuted its 15-liter hydrogen engine, built on the company’s new fuel-agnostic platform.

Why it Pays to Budget for a Fleet Management Solution

RasTrac

When budget planning time rolls around each year to address the needs of your fleet, the focus likely is on those big-ticket items—perhaps acquiring that new snowplow your municipality desperately needs, or the refrigerated unit your rental company has been holding off purchasing for a couple of years.

Amerit Adds 10 Workhorse EVs to EVolution Mobile Service Centers

NGT News

Amerit Fleet Solutions, a provider of customized fleet maintenance and repair programs, and Workhorse Group Inc.,

The Digital Levers You Need to Achieve Sustainable Cost Reduction

For supply chain and procurement pros, cost reduction is is a top priority today. This timely new paper from GEP explores powerful and effective digital levers that can help you to slash costs and create more value for the business. Read it now.