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Volvo Trucks hit by first UAW strike since 2008

The Supply Chain Journal

About 2,900 United Auto Workers (UAW) representing employees at Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) struck the truck manufacturer’s only North American plant in Dublin, Virginia, on Saturday for the first time since an eight-week walkout in 2008.

Best Practices for E-commerce Warehousing

SIPMM Professional Publications

The storage of physical items until they are sold online is referred to as e-commerce warehousing.

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Mother’s Day Truck Convoy helps Make-A-Wish children

The Supply Chain Journal

The Make-A-Wish Philadelphia, Delaware and Susquehanna Valley chapter will continue its annual Mother’s Day tradition of hosting one of the world’s largest fundraising truck convoys. The 2021 Make-A-Wish Mother’s Day Truck Convoy will take place May 9 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Sustaining machines – the logistics of autonomy in military organisations

Logistics in War

By David Beaumont. This article is adapted from a presentation given at the Williams Foundation seminar on ‘Next Generation Autonomous Systems’ delivered in Canberra in April 2021. Part one can be found here. In part two of ‘ Sustaining Machines’ , the discussion moves onto the ‘logistics of autonomy’. Or, in other words, how are forces that include autonomous systems generated and sustained.

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

Freight boom is not without downsides for carriers

The Supply Chain Journal

Chart of the Week: Insurance Expense % – Dry Van Company and Leased Fleet, Driver to non-Driver Ratio – Dry Van Company and Leased Fleet SONAR : INSURE.VCFOO, DRRAT.VCFOO.

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10 countries where truckers make the most money

The Supply Chain Journal

Truck drivers help keep the flow of goods moving around the world and can make good money doing it. However, pay rates fluctuate on a regular basis, making it difficult to nail down the exact range of income a driver might earn in a given year.

2 more bodies recovered after Seacor Power capsizing

The Supply Chain Journal

The U.S. Coast Guard announced the recovery of two more bodies from a boat that capsized Tuesday off the coast of Louisiana. A total of 19 crew members were on board the Seacor Power, a commercial lift boat, when it overturned during rough weather 8 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.

Volvo Trucks hit by first UAW strike since 2008

The Supply Chain Journal

About 2,900 United Auto Workers (UAW) representing employees at Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) struck the truck manufacturer’s only North American plant in Dublin, Virginia, on Saturday for the first time since an eight-week walkout in 2008.

Freight boom is not without downsides for carriers

The Supply Chain Journal

Chart of the Week: Insurance Expense % – Dry Van Company and Leased Fleet, Driver to non-Driver Ratio – Dry Van Company and Leased Fleet SONAR : INSURE.VCFOO, DRRAT.VCFOO.

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