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.

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

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

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

247 Customs Broker

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.

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.

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.

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.

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


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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

[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.

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.

Depression in Truck Drivers: 5 Common Causes & How to Spot the Signs

United World Transporation

The best way to combat lack of sleep is to try to keep a regular sleep schedule, exercise, and limit caffeine and alcohol. Today’s world is making great strides to reduce or eliminate the stigma that is associated with mental illness, including depression. According to the National Sleep Foundation, feeling sad every now and then is a fundamental part of the human experience, especially during difficult or trying times.

Planning accuracy…can you get too much of a good thing?


Pursuing accuracy in a long – term planning exercise can bring a lot of unnecessary stress. F ulfilling the need for resi lience to change in long – term planning while providing accuracy in short – term planning can improve business performance and reduce stress levels.

Key Approaches to Pest Control Sales in 2019


Here are 4 sales approaches to exercise harmoniously while conducting pest control sales in 2019: 1. Consultative selling is all about shedding the canned pitches and automatic responses in favor of a set of techniques exercised while conversing with potential customers.

Acing the drone obstacle course

World Food Programme Logistics

By asking students about their experiences we could see there was a gap between academic-style lectures and field exercises where they are expected to implement this technology. Adam Marlatt surveys the ‘mouth of the poisonous caterpillar’ before the exercise begins.

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.

Trucker Health and Work-Life Balance

Freight Center

Rest stops, truck loading phases and being around friends and loved ones at home are opportunities to take time to relax, exercise and keep the body and mind strong to endure long road voyages. Truckers don’t just drive trucks, they drive the economy forward. They’re a crucial part of any business’s supply chain. But besides the weight of modern commerce on their shoulders, what else impacts the health of truckers on the road?

What are supply chain professionals using to make network decisions? 


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 ?

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.

DoorDash Launches Monthly Subscription Service for Unlimited Food Deliveries


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

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.

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.

Urban Logistics: How to Master the Megacity Challenge


Moving thousands of people and products effectively from A to B on a daily basis is an incredibly complex exercise, both financially and environmentally.

How to Boost Worker Productivity by Promoting a Positive Mindset


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.

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.