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The Logistics of Logistics

Why Chattanooga is the Silicon Valley of Trucking with Craig Fuller. Craig Fuller and Joe Lynch discuss why Chattanooga is the Silicon Valley of trucking. Craig and his company, FreightWaves is one of the reasons, Chattanooga is called the Silicon Valley of Trucking. About Craig Fuller.

What will Last Mile Delivery Look like Post-Pandemic?

Logistics Viewpoints

Ecommerce sales have boomed during the pandemic. Young technologies that support last mile deliveries are getting increased attention. Which of these technologies have the most potential post-Coronavirus? The post What will Last Mile Delivery Look like Post-Pandemic?

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Midwest City Adds CNG Waste Collection Truck to Fleet

NGT News

Midwest City, Okla., has added a new waste collection truck powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) to its fleet. A grant from the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments (ACOG) assisted with the cost of outfitting the new truck with the CNG system and tanks.

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The time is right to rethink border processes

Truck News

These are strange days along the 49th parallel. Non-essential travel has been restricted since March 21 in a bid to limit exposure to Covid-19. Four reviews later, the restrictions are now extending into August, as public health officials monitor U.S. struggles to flatten the proverbial curve.

Problems and Consequences of Poor Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

Supply risk has always been a major challenge in the procurement practice since centuries ago.

5 Facts About FMCSA Rule Updates Going Forward

Cerasis

[link] 2020 has proven to be anything but routine for shippers and whole economies. Unfortunately, the disruptions created by the global pandemic have not necessarily stalled planned rule changes from the Federal motor carrier safety administration (FMCSA).

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An Overview of Each Generation’s Impact on the World and Global Transportation

MTS Logistics

We live in an era where national cultures, economies, borders, and political polarization have all disappeared. Liberal tendencies have gained power in almost every field, technology has developed at an unbelievable pace, and a large part of social life has been determined by global processes.

Report: New USPS top exec DeJoy is focused on making changes to improve the bottom line

Logistics Management

ReCarbon, HYZON Collaborate to Commercialize Green Hydrogen

NGT News

ReCarbon Inc., the developer of the plasma carbon conversion unit (PCCU), a greenhouse gas utilization technology, has executed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with HYZON Motors Inc., a hydrogen fuel cell mobility company, laying the foundation for green hydrogen mobility projects globally.

Resilience360 and BCI Report highlights impact of pandemic impact on supply chains

Logistics Management

The latest report from Resilience360 and Business Continuity Institute (BCI), entitled “COVID19: The Future of Supply Chains” shows the devastating impact the pandemic has had on supply chains, with 73% of organizations encountering “some” or “significant” detrimental effect on the supply side

Power Solutions International Appoints Interim CFO

NGT News

Power Solutions International Inc. PSI), a company that specializes in the design, engineering and manufacture of emission-certified engines and power systems, has appointed current corporate controller and principal accounting officer Donald P.

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Five Fundamentals of Supply Chain Resilience

Logistics Management

In this white paper, Convoy will review five fundamental attributes of resilient supply chains and also how shippers can secure reliable and flexible capacity in any market condition with a digital freight network

Die Golden Week 2020 und der E-Commerce

Freight Hub

Die Staatsferien in China stellen Lieferanten, Carrier und Retailer vor (lösbare) Probleme. Um die Golden Week herum steigen erfahrungsgemäß die Frachtkosten. Günstige Lagerlösungen sind eine Möglichkeit, Frachtkosten zu sparen.

Gartner survey notes 17% of Chief Supply Chain Officers are women

Logistics Management

While supply chain organizations deal with the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, they still pursue gender equality goals. According to Gartner, Inc.’s

Golden Week 2020 and what it means to you

Freight Hub

The state holidays in China present (solvable) problems to suppliers, carriers and retailers. Experience shows that freight costs increase around Golden Week. Inexpensive storage solutions are one way to save freight costs.

Safety Innovations for Constantly Evolving Operations

Logistics Management

Learn how these technologies, which are usually adopted to increase productivity, can also affect forklift safety

Adani successfully completes first export using India’s Inland Waterways

Shipping and Freight Resource

India has about 14,500 km of navigable waterways comprising of rivers, canals, backwaters, creeks and moves about 55 million tonnes of cargo annually by Inland Water Transport (IWT).

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Six Best Practices to Improve Compliance with a Restricted Party Solution

Logistics Management

When it comes to global trade, compliance can be complicated

Who’s Using Blockchain in 2020, and How?

Logistics Bureau

While there is still some question as to whether blockchain technology can live up to the hype it has generated, it is making inroads into the supply chain environment.

Two major retailers drop goat milk brand after animal abuse allegations

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] Tesco and Waitrose have suspended goat milk provider St Helen’s Farm, after an investigation by animal rights group Surge. Workers at Far Marsh Farm… The post Two major retailers drop goat milk brand after animal abuse allegations appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Operators hiding transport emissions are delaying a ‘greener’ transport industry

The LoadStar

Insufficient numbers of transport operators are disclosing their emissions, slowing down the process of ‘greening’ the industry.

Who’s Using it in 2020 and How?

247 Customs Broker

While there is still some question as to whether blockchain technology can live up to the hype it has generated, it is making inroads into… The post Who’s Using it in 2020 and How? appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

DP World to take a 60% stake in South Korean forwarder Unico

The LoadStar

Global port operator DP World is set to increase its presence in the freight forwarding and logistics sector, agreeing to acquire 60% of South Korean firm Unico Logistics for an undisclosed sum. DP World said it had begun seeking regulatory clearances and expected the deal to be completed in the fourth quarter of this year. Unico Logistics is one of South Korea’s largest NVOCCs and has particular focus on the automotive vertical.

UPS and FedEx surcharges are here to stay. How do shippers negotiate prices?

247 Customs Broker

Volumes common in peak season are occurring at this time of year, resulting in carrier surcharges. Delivery guarantees are also suspended as carriers face increased… The post UPS and FedEx surcharges are here to stay. How do shippers negotiate prices? appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Carriers have weathered the Covid storm, suggests OOCL trading update

The LoadStar

OOCL carried fewer boxes but improved its revenue in the second quarter, providing the industry with some hard evidence that ocean carriers successfully managed the demand turbulence of the pandemic. The Cosco subsidiary saw liftings decline 4.6% in the quarter, compared with the same period of the previous year, to 1,688,055 teu. However, turnover was up 1.1% to $1.58bn. The operational data released byOOIL is a useful bellwether for the upcoming carrier results.

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DHL adds Foreign Trade Zone in Texas with plans for 3 more

247 Customs Broker

Dive Brief: DHL is expanding its U.S. footprint of Foreign Trade Zones (FTZ) with a location at the El Paso, Texas airport, the logistics provider… The post DHL adds Foreign Trade Zone in Texas with plans for 3 more appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Interroll’s Second Plant in Atlanta Starts Operation

Logistics Business Magazine

Interroll has completed construction on its second plant on their campus in Hiram (Atlanta) Georgia. The 11 million dollar investment gives Interroll a substantial increase in capacity for the region. At Interroll, the Americas region continues to see a high level of project activities.

Railway Industry Association urges government to keep rail involved in free trade negotiations – Logistics Manager Magazine

247 Customs Broker

The Rail Industry Association has set out four ‘asks’ for the government, as the UK looks to develop an independent trade policy.

Rival air cargo booking platforms expand to keep pace with demand

The LoadStar

Covid-19 is accelerating the digitisation of the air cargo industry: severe capacity problems, volatile rates and remote working are driving demand for real-time online bookings, according to the platforms. It’s not just that online sales are growing, Freightos is noting that web bookings in February were seven times higher than a year earlier – and although they fell in April, by this month they were three times higher than a year.

Two major retailers drop goat milk brand after animal abuse allegations – Logistics Manager Magazine

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] Tesco and Waitrose have suspended goat milk provider St Helen’s Farm, after an investigation by animal rights group Surge.

White Paper Explores Ways to Optimise Last-Mile Logistics

Logistics Business Magazine

Courier, Express and Parcel (CEP) service providers face major challenges. Firstly, they have to cope with the high volume of orders, which – driven by e-commerce – is constantly increasing. Then they also have to deal with less and less tolerance from customers towards delivery drivers.