Fri.Nov 27, 2020

Top Quarterly Blogs: Construction and Manufacturing Industry

Trinity Logistics

Our quarterly industry focus was on the construction and manufacturing industry. We researched your current challenges in logistics and found solutions. Out of all the blogs posted, these four were our most read. If you missed out on reading any of them, simply click on the links below!

Meet the four women behind WFP’s humanitarian helicopter in Haiti

World Food Programme Logistics

Operation enables critical humanitarian staff and cargo to reach remote destinations across the country From left to right?—?Isabel Isabel Ruiz-Zaera (Aviation Chief), Jovanie Laguerre (Aviation Officer), Danourah Bien-Aimé (Flight assistant), Robine Jean-Baptiste (Flight assistant).


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Broad supply chain effort, possibly including owner-operators, will be needed to distribute COVID vaccines

247 Customs Broker

Vaccine loads will likely be highly sensitive and require constant monitoring for temperature and location. They’ll also likely be unavailable to just any reefer hauler.…

More pain for Asia-Europe shippers as rate hikes and surcharges pile up

The LoadStar

Container spot rates on Asia to North Europe leapt 27% this week to breach $2,000 per teu, with carriers planning further FAK rate hikes for December.

New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. To do this, teams are finding that they need to perform network assessments more regularly and in-house. Scenario modeling is emerging as a key capability. To help you start 2021 strong, we updated our popular Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings.

Deemed Exports


What does “Deemed Export” mean? Export of technology and intangible components from one country to another or within the United States is possible. Under the EAR, deemed exports refer to a transaction of sharing controlled technical data or goods to a foreigner in the US. The U.S

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Music, tales for the big road: Trucker-songwriters John Malayter and Long Haul Paul, and bluegrass pro Tina Adair

Overdrive Online

This week's Overdrive Radio podcast offers music and storytelling to take you through the weekend and into next -- interviews with/music from trucker-songwriter John Malayter and bluegrass pro Tina Adair. A pandemic tale, finally, from our own Long Haul Paul.


Lufthansa Cargo and DB Schenker make history as the first 777F goes green

The LoadStar

Freighters have now joined the green revolution, in Germany anyway, with the first 777F set to make a CO2-neutral flight. Lufthansa Cargo will operate a flight between Frankfurt and Shanghai on Sunday using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on both legs.

Biden's Covid Economic Recovery Plan


No one would argue that there is little to be thankful for in 2020. Let’s consider it a bit further. The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful and isolating for many people. Gatherings during the upcoming holidays can be an opportunity to reconnect with family and friends.

Resilience is top of the agenda for supply chain strategy in 2021

The LoadStar

Supply chain executives regard resilience as their top priority for the coming year, according to the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM).

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

FMCSA accepting comments on brokers’ request to remove transparency regs

247 Customs Broker

Trucking news and briefs for Wednesday, Nov.

Hong Kong plugs into the booming reefer traffic rival ports can’t handle

The LoadStar

As mainland ports continue to struggle through Covid, Hong Kong’s terminal operators are tapping into China’s booming reefer imports.

John Pye Auctions adds home delivery to EV Cargo contract

247 Customs Broker

EV Cargo Global Forwarding has expanded the scope of its work with John Pye Auctions to provide a national home delivery distribution for its half… The post John Pye Auctions adds home delivery to EV Cargo contract appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

‘Not everything will be alright on the night’, admits Brexit minister Gove

The LoadStar

Brexit minister Michael Gove appears to have shown where government will pass the buck when – or a faintly possible if – Brexit chaos ensues in January, with EU bureaucracy and French strikers the most likely prospective bogeymen.

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

South Yorkshire spec scheme on course to complete in New Year

247 Customs Broker

Steelwork has been completed on a new speculatively built 125,000 sq ft distribution unit on the M1 corridor at Barnsley in South Yorkshire. Maple 125… The post South Yorkshire spec scheme on course to complete in New Year appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Tiaca bids farewell to secretary general Vladimir Zubkov

The LoadStar

Vladimir Zubkov is to leave Tiaca after more than three years at the helm, as the association begins restructuring. Mr Zubkov became secretary general in January 2017, a role he held until August when he was appointed special adviser to the board on industry affairs.

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Councillors reject 1.8 million sq ft logistics scheme

247 Customs Broker

Councillors have rejected a 1.8 million sq ft logistics scheme in St Helens in the warehouse space starved North West going against planning officer advice… The post Councillors reject 1.8 million sq ft logistics scheme appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Forwarders on alert, but Heathrow dismisses delay fears as staff strike

The LoadStar

Heathrow says there will be no disruption to cargo operations on 1 December when Unite union members are set to strike, despite warnings from forwarders.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

New Diesel ‘Smart’ Forklift Trucks – Logistics Business® Magazine

247 Customs Broker

27th November 2020 Hyundai Material Handling has introduced its new 9V diesel ‘smart’ forklift trucks.The new range boasts a lot of ‘smart’ features, while complying… The post New Diesel ‘Smart’ Forklift Trucks – Logistics Business® Magazine appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Air Canada fills top spot with former head of Alaska Air Cargo

The LoadStar

Air Canada is set to announce that it is appointing Jason Berry, former head of Alaska Air Cargo, to lead its cargo team, following the departure of Tim Strauss for Amerijet.

New Diesel ‘Smart’ Forklift Trucks

Logistics Business Magazine

Hyundai Material Handling has introduced its new 9V diesel ‘smart’ forklift trucks.The new range boasts a lot of ‘smart’ features, while complying with European Stage V emission levels, and offering best standard warranty in the industry.

C-19 radar: Pfizer & Moderna vaccine moonshot at the mercy of logistics

The LoadStar

For months, humanity has been drip-fed endless minutiae on subjects most never previously cared about, such as phased clinical trials, and pioneering mRNA vaccine technology. But one of the puzzles of this phase of the pandemic is how little we know about how vaccines are going to be distributed.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

LTS Global Solutions Completes Management buy-out

Logistics Business Magazine

LTS Global Solutions has completed a successful management buy-out (MBO), setting the business on route to grow by more than 40% in the next five years.