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

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

Overdrive Online

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Exercised your fast-pitch technique lately?

Overdrive Online

Keep the Friday, 9 p.m., time in your mind if you want an opportunity to send small fleet owner and GATS parking community organizer Les Willis into the frigid waters of the dunk tank -- in exchange for your donation to the St. Christopher fund.

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

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

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

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


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.

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

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.


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

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.

Distribution Network Optimization: Modeling Tools Won’t Give You the Answer

Kane is Able

Warehouse optimization modeling exercises examine the upside of being closer to customers versus the downside of carrying more inventory in more locations.

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Import Compliance 101: Following Four Basic Principles

Supply Chain Brain

Failure to exercise reasonable care in this effort can result in long delays in the release of merchandise, and the imposition of stiff penalties Importers bear the burden of complying with all U.S. laws and regulations when their goods enter the country.

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.

ONE Contributes 4 Containers for use as Props in Disaster Management Drill

Logistics Manager

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) held a disaster management exercise for earthquake and collapsed buildings and as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activity, Ocean Network Express ( ONE ) contributed to the exercise by providing 4 containers to help simulate the collapse of a 3-story building, by corresponding to the request from BMA. The exercise demonstrated the steps that need to be taken by responders when a building collapse.

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


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.

ONE Contributes 4 Containers for use as Props in Disaster Management Drill

247 Customs Broker

Ambitious Growth Plans? Your Customers Will Right-Size You

The Lean Thinker

Then ask “What is our plan to close this gap?” – and run the same exercise on executing that plan. I’ll call the title of this post “Dave’s Observation.”. He is reflecting his experience in varied industries that if a company grows beyond its ability to deliver quality product, on time, then order volume will drop until it reaches a point that performance returns.

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.

Improving the Driver Experience using Technology with Joshua Walls

The Logistics of Logistics

Living a healthy lifestyle – finding affordable, healthy food, exercise. Joshua, please introduce yourself. I am a Joshua Walls, co-founder of, a phone app that helps drivers find a safe, secure place to park.

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

ONE Contributes 4 Containers for use as Props in Disaster Management Drill – Logistics Manager

247 Customs Broker

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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.

Underwriting preparedness – considering the logistics of the future preparedness system

Logistics in War

Behind every major warfighting exercise, such as the recent Exercise Talisman Sabre or the successive multinational exercises underway in Europe , the logistics system is tested. By David Beaumont.

What Is Your Target Story?

The Lean Thinker

Then develop training experiences and exercises that they believe will allow the learner to pass the test. One of the artifacts of Extreme Programming as practiced by Menlo Innovations is the Story Card.

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


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.

Preparing for preparedness – how should we begin?

Logistics in War

All militaries enjoy large-scale exercises, simulations and desk-top analyses but very rarely do they focus upon the logistics process. When a logistics exercises does occur, they are often confined to bespoke activities with limited participation, or results ignored for the questions they raise. 3] Most logistics activities conducted during exercises primarily occur such that the exercise can actually be conducted! By David Beaumont.

Gecas confirms order for 10 B737-800 converted freighters

The LoadStar

GE Capital Aviation Services (Gecas) has reportedly exercised 10 purchase rights for Boeing 737-800 converted freighters. Aviation 24 reports that the agreement was signed at the Paris Air Show two years ago, with purchase rights for a further 15 aircraft.

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.

No heavy lifting for us, vows DHL eCommerce

The LoadStar

Unlike some rivals, DHL eCommerce Solutions has no desire to get into the home delivery of bulky items like exercise equipment, white goods or furniture.

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.

Saudia Cargo Transports Formula-E Cars from Europe

Airfreight Logistics

Abdulrahman Al-Mubarak, Saudia Cargo’s Chief Commercial Officer, stated that “all Formula-E cars have successfully been transported, Saudia Cargo team exercised extreme care in the ground-handling operations, and coordinated the entire process with the organizers of the Championship.

How shippers can plot a course through the choppy economic waters ahead

The LoadStar

The US forwarder has advised clients to exercise caution in the upcoming round of contract negotiations, urging them to concentrate on total cost rather than just freight rates, to map their supply chains and build in flexibility to.

Returning chartered ships makes a dent in Yang Ming results

The LoadStar

However, its operating result was hit “by its strategic decision to not exercise options with respect to certain formerly chartered vessels”. Taiwanese container shipping line Yang Ming yesterday reported consolidated third-quarter revenues of NTD37.78bn (US$1.22bn) on the back of a 2% increase in volumes to 1.44m teu. Its net loss for the third quarter was NTD1.38bn. The company said: “By opting out, the company incurred obligations under the charter parties, which were then.

Phoenix’s Valley Metro Grows CNG Transit Fleet

NGT News

Phoenix’s Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority (RPTA) has exercised options for 27 additional Xcelsior 40-foot, compressed natural gas (CNG) heavy-duty transit buses from New Flyer of America Inc. The original joint contract with the City of Phoenix, awarded in November 2017, included up to 396 buses over five years. Currently, 91% of the Valley […]. The post Phoenix’s Valley Metro Grows CNG Transit Fleet appeared first on NGT News.