Editor’s Choice: Why Supply Chain Design Is Not a “One-and-Done” Exercise

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Team drivers lean on pets for exercise and stress release

Fleet Owner

Exercise is a big reason. "It's Solo truck drivers traditionally have ride-along pets to keep loneliness at bay, but why are more team drivers bringing their pets on the road? It's a lot of things," said Cynthia Caldwell, who drives with her husband Tys

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EU to Stage Large-Scale Cyberattack Exercise on Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

European Union governments will launch later this week a large-scale simulation of cyberattacks against multiple member states

Getting outside for exercise not an option? Portable stepper machine fills the gap for this operator

Overdrive Online

Uncategorized exercise health marcy MS69 mini stepper Martin Hill portable-stepper walkingEarlier this year, trucker Martin Hill and his wife put to use a new stepper machine in the truck, which weighs about 15 pounds and utilizes hydraulic shocks to provide resistance, and comes with resistance bands for the upper body that can be employed as well. .

Test Your Knowledge of Sales & Operations Execution

Many supply chain professionals have already taken this assessment spanning across multiple industries and 20 countries. The 15-question assessment takes only 5 minutes to complete. Take it now to see how your S&OE process scores and benchmark it against peers. Responses are aggregated and kept anonymous. We hope it serves as a thought-provoking exercise to improve your approach!

San Diego MTS Exercises Options for 26 CNG Buses

NGT News

says the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) has exercised options for 26 Xcelsior compressed natural gas (CNG) 60-foot, heavy-duty transit buses, converted from New Flyer’s backlog. The post San Diego MTS Exercises Options for 26 CNG Buses appeared first on NGT News.

Identical twins – a trucker and an athlete – show benefits of exercise

Fleet Owner

The results indicate that our life choices, as opposed to our genetic makeup, may play a larger role in our health and lifespan

Team drivers lean on their furry friends for exercise and stress release

Fleet Owner

Exercise is a big reason. "It's Solo truck drivers traditionally have ride-along pets to keep loneliness at bay, but why are more team drivers bringing their pets on the road? It's a lot of things," said Cynthia Caldwell, who drives with her husband Tys

Brexit ‘an exercise in damage limitation’ for UK automotive supply chains

The LoadStar

Honda Motor Europe’s senior VP, Ian Howells, and chief executive of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Mikes Hawes told the Business and Brexit Preparedness Committee that Brexit had been an exercise in “damage limitation”. “It’s

The Flipkart story: a $20bn exercise in smokes and mirrors

The LoadStar

The post The Flipkart story: a $20bn exercise in smokes and mirrors appeared first on The Loadstar. The latest news out of the vibrant Indian e-commerce sector is that US retail giant Walmart appears to be on the verge of the country’s largest homegrown start-up – Flipkart. It is a move that would likely bring the ongoing turf war between Amazon and Walmart into the sub-continent and is expected to cost the US retailer around $20bn. But what is it actually buying?

How Does Your Inventory Optimization Process Compare to Peers?

The 15-question assessment takes only 5 minutes to complete. Take it now to see how your inventory optimization process scores and benchmark it against peers. Responses are aggregated and kept anonymous. We hope it serves as a thought-provoking exercise to improve your approach!

Case study: How Aviron navigated a COVID-induced home gym boom

The Supply Chain Journal

Last-mile delivery Modern Shipper News Recent News Aviron B2b B2C cerasis COVID-19 pandemic direct-to-consumer DTC Exercise equipment GlobalTranz home fitness home gymHeading into 2020, the U.S. fitness club i ndustry was on a roll , with projections that it would reach $39 billion in the U.S.,

Analysis: The axe will fall on Ceva as CMA CGM’s cost-cutting exercise gathers speed

The LoadStar

The post Analysis: The axe will fall on Ceva as CMA CGM’s cost-cutting exercise gathers speed appeared first on The Loadstar. Last week’s headlines pointed to a rationalisation in the number of routes that CMA CGM would serve in future, as well as brands consolidation as part of a comprehensive efficiency push, yet its consolidated numbers clearly suggest where the axe will fall if it hits its ambitious $1.5bn savings targets.

The Performance Review as a Tool for Mentoring

Material Handling and Logistics

The review process should be much more than just a ‘check the box’ kind of exercise

Healthier food options headed to Love's Travel Stops

Commercial Carrier Journal

According to the CDC, the majority of truckstops lack healthy food and exercise options for long-haul drivers, resulting in poor health conditions that can affect fleet safety.

Watch: How Process Mining Can Boost Supply Chain Agility

Supply Chain Brain

Victoria Ma, digital and innovation lead for North America with Miebach Consulting, explains how the exercise of process mining can help supply chains achieve a new level of agility in responding to orders and unexpected changes in customer demand

2022 Rate Outlook: Up, Up, and Away

Logistics Management

Irrespective of mode, rates will be escalating, with carriers controlling capacity and exercising leverage like never before. Given the shortage of manpower and labor pools across the spectrum of global logistics, managers will be struggling this year

ELDs and trucking: A pain in the neck (and back and elsewhere)

Fleet Owner

More drivers are experiencing prolonged sitting, lack of exercise, poor posture, road vibration and increased stress and tension made worse by new HOS and ELD rules and parking shortages

Last Mile Delivery to Surpass Customer Expectations: NordicTrack Solution Showcase

Logistics Management

In this report, learn how NordicTrack partnered with Ryder Last Mile to shape up the in-home delivery of its leading exercise equipment and increase customer satisfaction

Central Ohio Transit Authority Adds 18 New Flyer Buses to Fleet

NGT News

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) has exercised options to purchase 18 Xcelsior compressed natural gas (CNG) 40-foot, heavy-duty transit buses from NFI’s New Flyer of America Inc. The options were exercised from a five-year contract originally announced in 2018 […].

Women’s Equality Day: Reflecting and Progressing

Women in Trucking

America just celebrated Women’s Equality Day, a day where the United States commemorates the nation’s 1920 ratification of female suffrage and reflects on what more it can do to ensure women can exercise their full rights and privileges as citizens of the United States.

How To Stay Fit as a Truck Driver

Trinity Logistics

TABLE OF CONTENTS THE STATS ADD UP BENEFITS TO EXERCISE TIPS TO ADD EXERCISE INTO YOUR DAY HOW TO STAY FIT AS A TRUCK DRIVER – BEST EXERCISES FOR YOU. Today, we’ll be focusing on exercise. BENEFITS TO EXERCISE. Exercise. Exercise can help with that.

Shaping Up Last Mile Delivery to Surpass Customer Expectations: NordicTrack Solution Showcase

Supply Chain Brain

For NordicTrack, the motto is not only heard when customers are coming to the end of a virtual exercise class, it’s also on display daily through the last mile delivery of its fitness equipment to homes across the country. Finish strong.

Trucking is at a watershed moment, needs big-picture thinking

Truck News

It’s just an exercise in frustration. Never have I been able to keep one, so no resolutions for the new year in this quarter. And I’ll bet that most of you feel the same way.

Q&A: Bonnie Voldeng, VP, FedEx Freight Direct,

Logistics Management

Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Bonnie Voldeng, VP, FedEx Freight Direct, the company's last-mile and e-commerce-focused service that handles the delivery of bulky items like furniture, televisions, and exercise equipment, among other items.

Ohio Transit Authority Purchases Additional NFI Battery-Electric Buses

NGT News

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) has exercised options for eight battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE NG 40-foot heavy-duty transit buses from NFI Group Inc.’s

Supply Chain Design: Making the Transition From Project to Process

Supply Chain Brain

Supply chain design was once seen as an activity to be endured every few years — a strategic exercise that wasn’t tied to operations. Now, however, competitive companies are realizing that every decision they make should be used as an opportunity to improve the configuration and use of their networks.

FedEx Freight expands FedEx Freight Direct service offering

Logistics Management

FedEx Freight describes FedEx Freight Direct as an e-commerce service that handles the delivery of bulky items like furniture, televisions, and exercise equipment, among other items

Nevada Transportation Commission Contracts for More Than 100 New Flyer CNG Buses

NGT News

RTC has since exercised 32 options […]. The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) has awarded NFI Group Inc.’s s New Flyer of America Inc.

Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing – the Power and the Risk Mitigation- Part 1

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Mitigating risk is a data-driven exercise, which is the kind of exercise I enjoy, especially when my efforts are augmented (along with my eyestrain), by increasingly intelligent AI machines empowered with cognitive technologies. As a Chief Financial Officer specializing in manufacturing, I enjoy working to mitigate a wide variety of risks.

3 Simple Tips to Improve Your Mental Health While on the Road

United World Transporation

Of course, you won’t be able to hit the gym or always be in the mood to do exercise. Still, you’ll need to find time to do some exercises or go for a short walk, even if it’s for 10 or 15 minutes. As every truck driver knows, trucking isn’t easy.

Shipping Heavy Freight:  Four Functions You Should Ask a Fulfillment Center To Help With

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Once upon a time, most people would have thought twice before ordering furniture, a piece of exercise equipment, or a kitchen appliance online. Today, such heavy freight orders are commonplace. For example, according to a survey conducted by AlixPartners in 2016, 88% of consumers are willing to purchase an appliance online – a vast increase over the comparatively lower 62% that were open to it in 2012.

RFID Technology for Orthopaedic Warehousing and Distribution

SIPMM Professional Publications

Orthopedic conditions treated operatively and non-operatively with medications, physical therapy, exercise, alternate therapies or by a host of surgical procedures, including some that are minimally invasive and thus less traumatic to the body than traditional open surgery. Orthopedics is the field of medicine that focuses on surgery on, or manipulation of, the musculoskeletal system.

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Year End Supply Chain Planning and Review

LandLink

Typically, this is a no cost exercise provided by your 3PL so there is every reason to have the review done. As the challenging year of 2021 draws to a close it may be useful to review some of your operational and freight payment protocols.

On the wires: Amazon + ATSG – do not dare touch what God created

The LoadStar

Protect your CVOR with a due diligence defence

Truck News

This may mean exercising your right to a trial, but […]. Carriers that operate trucks in Ontario need to protect their Commercial Vehicle Operator’s Registration (CVOR).

Editor’s Choice: 8 Supply Chain Planning Challenges Retailers Will Face In 2022 And Tips To Overcome Them

Logistics Viewpoints

this experience has changed how we dress and exercise. We stopped going to the gyms and favored outdoor activities or at-home exercises. While increasing demand for at-home exercise equipment also expedited the expansion of the online wellness industry.

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Staying healthy on the road as a new driver

Truck News

I often hear from people new to the industry who are afraid of gaining weight on the road, knowing that it can be difficult to eat well and exercise as a driver. If that’s you, I’m here to help! First, … Newsletter

The SourceDay Story with Tom Kieley

The Logistics of Logistics

On a personal level, Tom is a dad, lover of sports, and exercise fanatic. The SourceDay Story with Tom Kieley. Tom Kieley and Joe Lynch discuss the SourceDay story.

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Seoul builds its stake in HMM after KOBC converts bonds to shares

The LoadStar

The South Korean government has consolidated its control over HMM after the Korea Ocean Business Corporation (KOBC) increased its stake in the flagship carrier more than five-fold , after exercising its right to change convertible bonds to shares a week ago.