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

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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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

RFID 90

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.

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.

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.

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.

Workaholic, daydreamer, recluse – which remote worker are you?

The LoadStar

While here at The Loadstar we are not too keen on the prescribed schedules, (light exercise at 7.15am is only possible if it involves picking up a coffee cup), recruitment firm Robert Walters has some good ideas for working from home – and finding out which kind of person you are.

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.

Pick Aisle Slotting (Chapter 5)

Camelot 3PL Software

The first exercise is to determine if a warehouse should have a pick aisle, by analyzing order history/product demand, and the second exercise is to architect the appropriate slotting (positioning of the product) within that pick aisle.

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.

Exception Handling (Chapter 9)

Camelot 3PL Software

The exercise of handling exceptions at every level of severity and step of the procedure should be planned for in advance of going live. This is Chapter 9 of 13 in our eBook on eCommerce Fulfillment for 3PL Warehouses. See the link below to download the full ebook.

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

247 Customs Broker

ONE Contributes 4 Containers for use as Props in Disaster Management Drill The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) held a disaster management exercise for earthquake… The post ONE Contributes 4 Containers for use as Props in Disaster Management Drill appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Boeing and SunExpress Sign Order for 10 Additional 737 MAX Airplanes – Airfreight Logistics

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 – Airfreight Logistics appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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.

Agility DGS Selected for U.S. Army Transport Contract in Europe

Logistics Manager

forces and their allies have been conducting an increasing number of joint exercises in Eastern Europe and the Baltics. Agility Defense & Government Services ( DGS ) is among the companies chosen for a position on a new U.S.

Five Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle on the Road

Women in Trucking

Stretch and exercise. Strengthen weak muscles supporting the spine with moderate daily exercise, such as a brisk walk, biking and weightlifting. Working out of a truck can create roadblocks to healthy living.

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

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 Truckpark.com, a phone app that helps drivers find a safe, secure place to park.

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.

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.

How much stuff is enough?

Logistics in War

by Air Commodore Hayden Marshall (Ret’d). In my new found (and very welcomed) capacity as an observer of life, I was agog (amongst others) at the recent behaviour of consumers and the “hoard mentality” that gripped the psyche of a significant number of people in response to COVID19 fears.

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

247 Customs Broker

ONE Contributes 4 Containers for use as Props in Disaster Management Drill The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) held a disaster management exercise for earthquake… The post ONE Contributes 4 Containers for use as Props in Disaster Management Drill – Logistics Manager appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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.

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.

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.