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

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.


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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. .

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. It's part of this unique happening at GATS for attendees trucking in for the 2019 show

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

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

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 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?

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

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

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

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.

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

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. As a Chief Financial Officer specializing in manufacturing, I enjoy working to mitigate a wide variety of risks.

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).

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

The LoadStar

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.

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.


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.

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

3 Ways to Benchmark to Boost Supply Chain Performance

Logistics Bureau

If you’ve never done a benchmarking exercise before, read on. This exercise would involve you measuring particular functions or aspects of your business and comparing that against other parts of your business.

3 Critical Supply Chain Risk Questions Your Organization Should Be Asking


These assessments analyze your maturity level across people, processes, technology, and partners with self-assessment exercises, and provide you with a road map to achieve your desired, risk-reduced future state. Supply chain risk comes in many forms.

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. Distribution network optimization has become a white-hot topic these days as “the Amazon effect” leads businesses to evaluate how quickly they can get products to customers.

Lower driver turnover and showcase your stars

Truck News

This exercise will reveal your company’s strengths and weaknesses, providing an opportunity to improve overall. It’s time to get much more granular when measuring driver turnover.

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.

Boeing and SunExpress Sign Order for 10 Additional 737 MAX Airplanes

247 Customs Broker

Boeing together with SunExpress, a Turkish airline recently announced at the Dubai Airshow, that the airline is exercising options for 10 additional Boeing 737 MAX… The post Boeing and SunExpress Sign Order for 10 Additional 737 MAX Airplanes appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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

PR: TFI International closes $219m public offering

The LoadStar

Underwriters exercise over-allotment option in full. TFI International issued a total of 5,060,000 shares, including 660,000 shares following the exercise in full by the underwriters of their over-allotment option. PRESS RELEASE.

Assess your Inventory Optimization Process with This Quiz


We hope it serves as a though-provoking exercise to improve your approach! . Inventory management has always been challenging. How much should we hold? How much is too much? How much is too little? The supply chain shocks of 2020 brought this challenge into focus.

“A3” is an Obligation for the Coach

The Lean Thinker

We had case studies, exercises, all in an effort to teach people to be better problem solvers. In Western business it is pretty typical for someone to be assigned to come up with a proposed solution to a problem, and then seek approval for that solution.

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Government urged to avoid "short-sighted protectionism" in ensuring supply chain resilience

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] The International Trade Committee has urged government exercise caution over onshoring as a potential solution to the supply-chain vulnerabilities exposed by Covid-19 A report… The post Government urged to avoid "short-sighted protectionism" in ensuring supply chain resilience appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Government urged to avoid "short-sighted protectionism" in ensuring supply chain resilience – Logistics Manager Magazine

247 Customs Broker

Trevor Milton loses billionaire status as Nikola stock hits 52-week low

The Supply Chain Journal

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings show that 147,153 options exercisable at $1.06 It is unlikely Miltion exercised any of the options for himself because he sold 3.5 As Nikola Corp.

Editor’s Note: Building the future that we want

247 Customs Broker

Caryn Livingston, Editor, Air Cargo World For an exercise in humility — not that this year lacks for those — it’s interesting to go back… The post Editor’s Note: Building the future that we want appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

It’s Mental Health Week & UWT Has Some Tunes to Get You in a Good Mood

United World Transporation

Exercise. Moderate exercise is proven to increase your white blood cell count, which is what attacks viruses and boots your immune system. Long-haul truckers often spend 11 hours per day driving on the roads, and after factoring in sleep, it leaves them little time for exercise.