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

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.

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

Sales Saboteur with Ann Holm

The Logistics of Logistics

There are exercises you can do to work on them. [29:12] download the audio file. [00:21] 00:21] Opening / Introduction. [00:43] 00:43] Ann, please tell us a little bit about your background? * A twenty-five-year career as a speech pathologist, working with people who suffered brain injuries.

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Entering New Logistics Markets with Steve Elwell

The Logistics of Logistics

29:07 – Looking at sales as an operational exercise with variable inputs. download the audio file. Podcast Summary: Welcome to the first episode of The Logistics of Logistics podcast! Today, host Joe Lynch interviews Steve Elwell , a consultant and an executive who helps businesses improve sales revenue. Over the course of his career, he launched over 30 products and services in industrial B2B and technology markets.

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

Size now matters to FedEx as it joins scramble for bulky home deliveries 

The LoadStar

The integrator has started trials of full-service home deliveries of items like washing machines, exercise bikes and sectional sofas in six areas in the US through FedEx Freight, the company’s LTL arm. . FedEx is chasing bulky cargo for residential deliveries.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Surviving Business Start Up Stress & How to Deal With It

Cerasis

Exercise is the best stress relief strategy out there. Even if you just exercise for 20 minutes, three times a week you will notice that symptoms of stress are reversed. Exercise not just improves your physical body but gives you a mental edge.

Facility Safety: What Could Go Wrong? Can You Answer These Four Questions?

Logistics Viewpoints

Nevertheless, understanding the most rigorous safety processes, and being able to appropriately adopt them to less hazardous facilities, is a worthwhile exercise. An oil depot is an especially hazardous form of warehouse. The standards and processes involved to ensure safety in these facilities may be too onerous for many industries.

Convey and CommerceHub tout new strategic relationship

Logistics Management

At the core of this relationship, the companies said that retailers using CommerceHub’s drop-ship platform and network to expand product selections will now be able to leverage Convey’s active delivery management offering to drive new revenue growth opportunities for various product categories that, they said, “require complex delivery orchestration,” for sectors like furniture, exercise equipment, and high-end electronics

[Infographic] 3 Simple Routines That Will Help Kickstart Your Day

Cerasis

Get Your Exercise In Early. Consider the following: Regular exercise increases energy and serotonin levels the brain, which can increase mental clarity and focus for anywhere between four to ten hours. Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friends Magnatag Visible Systems.

What are supply chain professionals using to make network decisions? 

AIMMS

Care should be exercised though , because the same reasons that have made the technology more accessible should’ve made it more affordable. Part I in our series on assessing your network design’s maturity . How does you r network design compare to others ?

Overproduction vs. Fast Improvement Cycles

The Lean Thinker

“Small Changes” Doesn’t Mean “Slow Changes” No matter how good your solution or idea, it is just an academic exercise until it is anchored as the an organizational norm. A couple of weeks ago ago I posted the question “ Are you overproducing improvements? ” and compared a typical improvement “blitz” with a large monument machine that produces in large batches.

The value of a moment – logistics and the acceleration of war

Logistics in War

An Australian Army HX77 truck from the 1st Combat Service Support Battalion delivers a load of blank ammunition to a 7th Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment combined arms team in preparation to begin training activities under Exercise Predators Run 2018. By David Beaumont.

DoorDash Launches Monthly Subscription Service for Unlimited Food Deliveries

Bringg

With rising costs of fuel and driver salaries on the rise, the initiative could become a costly exercise.

Preparing Your Business for the Holiday Season

GoShip Blog

Shipping large items like furniture or exercise equipment can easily be done through an online shipping provider and can help make your companies shipping process much easier during busy season.

5 Reasons Why You Need to Do a Delivery Network Re-Route Now

Talking Logistics

For most, re-routes are a painful and time-consuming exercise. This tedious process made a strategic route planning exercise more of an art than the science it should be.

A New Motion to Perfect

Talking Logistics

We now know the opposite is true: we are each born with a finite number of days, and the more we exercise our hearts, the more we love, the more we make each. Every morning the alarm goes off, I hit the snooze button. It’s a motion I’ve perfected over 30 years.

Tyranny of the Easy Button: Finding Balance Between Contract & Organic Logistics

Logistics in War

Furthermore, with contractor utilization becoming more commonplace on the battlefield, commanders began expecting similar support at home during exercises. Unfortunately, these challenges are precisely the point of exercise training. By Jessica McCarthy.

Decision-forcing cases for logistics: practicing logisticians to overcome ‘wicked problems’

Logistics in War

Also known known as a ‘historical immersion problem,’ a decision-forcing case is an exercise in which participants take on the role of an actual person who, at some point in the past, was faced by a particularly challenging problem. The Road to Habbaniya’ is a two-problem exercise. Like many of the classroom exercises used in the training of military logisticians, all three of these decision-forcing cases ask participants to do a great deal of arithmetic.

How to Boost Worker Productivity by Promoting a Positive Mindset

Cerasis

Workplace stress is partly physical, and exercise is one of the best antidotes for the physical component of stress. The benefits of regular exercise are indisputable among modern medical experts, say Dr. Elizabeth Anderson and Dr. Geetha Shivakumar in a roundup of the scientific literature. Stress alters body chemistry in a negative way, whereas exercise tends to promote a more positive chemical balance. Negativity in the workplace hurts worker productivity and costs money.

Building Brand Loyalty with Last-Mile Logistics

Morai Logistics

Since 56% of customers exercise brand loyalty toward companies who “get them”, this should propel supply chains to invest in innovative last-mile delivery solutions. Experts believe last-mile logistics can effectively build brand loyalty by significantly improving the customer experience. From a global market perspective, immediate and fast delivery is becoming a critical necessity to a company’s success.

Army trials robots for last mile resupply

247 Customs Broker

Defence secretary Gavin Williamson said: “Our troops now have the chance to test out a huge range of robotic kit in what will be the biggest exercise of its kind in our history.

Mike Rother: The Toyota Kata Practice Guide

The Lean Thinker

Until you have struggled as a learner to apply the Improvement Kata (using the Starter Kata) on a real problem (not just a classroom exercise) that affects the work of real people and the outcomes to real customers , please don’t just pick up the 5 Questions card and think you are a coach.

Logistics & Supply Chain: Hurricane Florence

Transporeon

Caution should be exercised. According to the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Florence intensified to a Category 4 storm, which may affect millions this week in the Southeastern U.S., including North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Hurricane Florence is aiming to take landfall late Thursday or early Friday somewhere between Charleston, South Carolina, and Norfolk, Virginia.

Getting started with AI in Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

Both exercises will help decide how much the AI is a multiplier of human skill vs. a better substitute for it. We are pleased to have Jonah McIntire, Managing Director of TNX, as our guest author again.

This Week in Logistics News (January 7-11, 2019)

Talking Logistics

The full 29 percent would be exercised if Amazon orders up to 300 million euros ($346 million) of Balyo’s enabled products.”. Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions for 2019? Are you’re still looking for a personal challenge this year?

The five most popular ‘Logistics In War’ posts of 2017

Logistics in War

USMC MV-22 Osprey during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2017 – Photo by Department of Defence. By David Beaumont. ‘Logistics In War’, with well over sixty original posts, had an arguably successful first year of publishing.

Limping to war

Logistics in War

4] Routine exercises and training can achieve high standards of preparedness, at least for a time. Preparedness and its paradoxes. By David Beaumont. Over time we lost strategic agility. Our units became hollow. Our ability to operate away from the Australian support base degraded dangerously.

Netflix Stock and Delivery

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

In this aspect, employees needed to rest and perform several exercises intended for relax the muscles ( see minute 1:11 of the video ).

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Modeling brewing capacity to drive cost savings at HEINEKEN

AIMMS

It makes a complex exercise, that used to be painstaking and manual, much easier to perform. Heineken is one of the world’s best-known beers. But for HEINEKEN International, the famed lager is only one of its products. The company owns more than 165 breweries around the world.

Inventory Management in Service Logistics Industry

Talking Logistics

This system uses Multi-Echelon Planning as a base combined with statistical models we developed that are applied at different phases of the exercise. What is Inventory Management? Is it about optimization? Is it about having enough stock? Or is it about having no stock?

6 Quick Tips for Successful Logistics Outsourcing

Logistics Bureau

An extensive process mapping exercise, prior to supplier selection, should help to prevent this issue. Just like a process mapping exercise, providing for some change management in your outsourcing project might not be cheap, but the expense is well worthwhile.

An Optimistic Outlook for the LTL Market

Blue Grace Logistics

Some truck carriers have introduced last mile delivery services for items such as exercise equipment, mattresses, and furniture. The US less-than-truckload (LTL) market is undergoing a tremendous change.

The fight for logistics and survival in #highintensitywar

Logistics in War

Exercises undertaken to simulate high-intensity war such as US Pacific Command’s Exercise Pacific Sentry 17-03 highlighted significant force posture challenges that might constrain air (and other) operations against a peer adversary. By David Beaumont.