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

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

Case study: How Aviron navigated a COVID-induced home gym boom

The Supply Chain Journal

Last-mile delivery Modern Shipper News Recent News Aviron B2b B2C cerasis COVID-19 pandemic direct-to-consumer DTC Exercise equipment GlobalTranz home fitness home gymHeading into 2020, the U.S. fitness club i ndustry was on a roll , with projections that it would reach $39 billion in the U.S.,

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

Central Ohio Transit Authority Adds 18 New Flyer Buses to Fleet

NGT News

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) has exercised options to purchase 18 Xcelsior compressed natural gas (CNG) 40-foot, heavy-duty transit buses from NFI’s New Flyer of America Inc. The options were exercised from a five-year contract originally announced in 2018 […].

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

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

Women’s Equality Day: Reflecting and Progressing

Women in Trucking

America just celebrated Women’s Equality Day, a day where the United States commemorates the nation’s 1920 ratification of female suffrage and reflects on what more it can do to ensure women can exercise their full rights and privileges as citizens of the United States.

Q&A: Bonnie Voldeng, VP, FedEx Freight Direct,

Logistics Management

Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Bonnie Voldeng, VP, FedEx Freight Direct, the company's last-mile and e-commerce-focused service that handles the delivery of bulky items like furniture, televisions, and exercise equipment, among other items.

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

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

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.

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

The LoadStar

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.

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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.

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).

Can you pass a driving test for remote vehicle operation?

The Supply Chain Journal

The first four drivers who obtained the teleoperated vehicle driver certificate performed field exercise and city driving without errors. The field exercises consisted of six different exercises with a time limit of 15 minutes.

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

Bullish Zim goes long on new charters as it sets its sights on growth

The LoadStar

Israeli ocean carrier Zim has exercised its option for a further five newbuild 7,000 teu LNG dual-fuelled vessels, on 12-year charters, from containership owner Seaspan Corp.

Sinokor boosts orders for feeder vessels at Hyundai Mipo to a dozen

The LoadStar

Korean liner operator Sinokor Merchant Marine has exercised options for six more 1,800 teu ships at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, extending its orderbook there to a dozen vessels.

Carriers get high rates but low ratings, as supply chains slide into chaos

The LoadStar

Developing a system for delivering cargo has always been a building block exercise, the next generation building on the success of the previous developments, refining and improving the system.

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.

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.

BBG: Hunger or Squid? The game China’s developers are really playing

The LoadStar

While many see it as an exercise in class warfare, the grotesque storyline will resonate within China’s business. Bloomberg‘s Shuli Ren writes: South Korea’s dystopian drama “Squid Game” is poised to become Netflix Inc.’s s biggest hit ever.

Adapting to the future of final mile

The Supply Chain Journal

As the pandemic continues to keep many Americans at home, their willingness to shop online for large and bulky items, products that typically wouldn’t fit into traditional courier distribution networks like exercise equipment, has emerged as a significant shopping trend.

A $132m investment from Amazon – not a bad day for bullish ATSG

The LoadStar

It has decided to exercise the warrants it holds for 13.6m “Amazon intends to wire us $132m tomorrow.”. It’s a nice sentence to be able to say, and there is no doubt Quint Turner, CFO of ATSG, enjoyed the moment during an earnings call which could otherwise have been a touch disappointing.

Assess your Inventory Optimization Process with This Quiz

AIMMS

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.

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.