UniCarriers to hold Forklift Industry Summit

DC Velocity

Meeting planned for Oct. 10 in Miami. Lift Trucks

Transportation-industry economist launches website

DC Velocity

Truckstop.com's chief economist, Noël Perry, says Transport Futures site will offer insight and data for transport decision makers. Strategy

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Students predict future of transportation industry

DC Velocity

MercuryGate names winners of essay contest. Technology

Port of Vancouver opens light-industrial building

DC Velocity

Vancouver, Wash., facility offers 125,000 square feet for clients in advanced manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution. Material Handling

Toyota Industries acquires Peach State Integrated Technologies

DC Velocity

Forklift leader to run consultancy as unit of Bastian Solutions division. Move beefs up Toyota's North American e-commerce capabilities. Systems Integration

The Digital Transformation Journey: The Alignment of Industry, Company, and Technology

Talking Logistics

Process industry businesses that embark on digital transformation journeys are becoming disruptors in the industry. The process industry has been burdened by effects from global economic strength, tariffs and trade balances, and infrastructure bottlenecks.

Industrial Pack

Logistics Business Magazine

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Industrial Truck Association announces updated speakers, agenda for National Forklift Safety Day 2018

DC Velocity

On June 12, forklift manufacturers will once again head to Washington to inform legislators and policymakers about the importance of forklift safety and proper operator training. Here's the latest on what they have planned for this fifth annual event. Lift Trucks

Will the Freight Industry Move to a Discounted Pricing Model Like the Stock Brokerage Industry?

The Logistics of Logistics

To answer that question, let’s examine some of the similarities between the two industries. Back in the 70’s and 80’s full-service stock brokerages dominated the industry. The industry leaders, like Merrill Lynch, E.F

Change Is Coming For The Trucking Industry

Blue Grace Logistics

Disruptive technologies will often alter the form and function of an industry, at least to some degree. The transportation industry, however, is standing at the precipice of total revolution. New Changes for the Trucking Industry . New Technology in the Industry .

Creating a Cleaner and Greener Logistics Industry

Logistics Manager

One of the biggest revolutions for the shipping and logistics industry came over 60 years ago in the form of containerization that transformed the face of the industry as we know it. The air industry soon followed suit and the ULD (unit load device) was born.

Logistics Industry Sees Good Times Ahead

Material Handling and Logistics

Over the next three months, 70% of the logistics and transportation managers, surveyed in July by TCompanies, said the U.S. economy will continue to thrive. And because of that, revenue and profitability are expected to increase as well. “The The surve

Banneker Industries names Junior Jabbie as president and CEO

DC Velocity

Rhode Island 3PL fills position after death of founder Cheryl Snead. Strategy

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Industrial Work Lights

Material Handling and Logistics

TVH has introduced the new 100 LED series to their line of beacons for a variety of material handling and industrial applications

Motion Industries opening new distribution center in Pacific Northwest

DC Velocity

The 62,000-square-foot facility in Auburn, Wash. will open in late spring. Material Handling

Turkish Cargo Boosts Turkish Cherries Industry

Airfreight Logistics

One of Turkey’s leading export merchants Veysel Tuysuz explained about how Turkish Cargo is boosting the Cherry industry, “The most delicious cherries in the world are grown in our lands, and we convey such value of us beyond the borders by Turkish Cargo.

New industrial trucks give Bonide's DC operations a lift

DC Velocity

As sales boomed, pesticide manufacturer Bonide found itself struggling to keep up with orders. New lift trucks and a warehouse redesign changed all that. Lift Trucks

Creating a Cleaner and Greener Logistics Industry

Airfreight Logistics

One of the biggest revolutions for the shipping and logistics industry came over 60 years ago in the form of containerization that transformed the face of the industry as we know it. The air industry soon followed suit and the ULD (unit load device) was born.

Industrial property `availability' rate hits lowest point since 2000, CBRE report says

DC Velocity

Demand continues to exceed supply as availability declines for 32nd straight quarter. Strategy

Fragmentation in the 3PL Industry

Apparel Logistics

In most industries, there are brands or companies that are viewed as the clear leaders. However, in the third-party logistics (3PL) sector, the state of the industry is fragmented. The Industry Is Worth Billions.

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Maersk calls for industry-wide paperless platform

Automotive Logistics

Global shipping giant Maersk Group has begun piloting an industry-wide paperless platform in a joint venture project with IBM aimed at speeding up trade transactions. There are precedents for this in the ocean freight industry.

LTL industry seeing strongest growth in nearly 10 years, C.H. Robinson chief says

DC Velocity

Wiehoff says LTL demand goosed by more small shipments moving in "middle-mile" service between DCs. Transportation

Nearly a quarter of Europe’s biggest retailers offer next-day delivery, industry quickly shifting to same-day delivery as standard


Latest Industry TrendsNew research form Internet Retailing shows that the number of Top 500 European retailers offering next-day delivery rose by 50% last year. This means that 24% of the Top 500 retailers in the EEA now offer next-day deliveries.

Industry View: Why The Packaging Zone Matters

Logistics Business Magazine

The post Industry View: Why The Packaging Zone Matters appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine. The packaging zone is one of the vital components of a fulfilment solution for one-stop-shop supplier to integrate, says Edward Hutchison, managing director of BITO Storage Systems.

What is Industry 4.0?: Digitizing Logistics and Supply Chains

Morai Logistics

Industry 4.0, also referred to as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, has initiated a lucrative transition for transportation supply chains. Research on future trends of supply chain management found that over the next five years about 80% believe ‘ digital supply chain ’ will be the leading industry model and 72% of global companies will invest over US$900 billion each year on digitization. The Fourth Industrial Revolution in Supply Chain and Logistics. Industry 4.0

November Industry News Update

Trinity Logistics

Here’s a look at some of the top industry stories making headlines in November. You're reading November Industry News Update written by Brittany Siegel. Every month, we’ll be sharing some of the top stories in logistics and transportation right here on our blog.

Can IT help the shipping industry deep-six the container "no-show" problem?

DC Velocity

Better visibility, forecasting, and ironclad digital contracts are all in play in a bid to end the vicious cycle. Transportation

How the maritime industry can compete in the age of Amazon

DC Velocity

Port of Long Beach head says ecosystem must adopt "24/7 thinking" and a range of operational improvements to meet businesses' need for speed. Transportation

Trump Policies Expected to Benefit the Transportation Industry


A Trump presidency and a Republican-controlled Congress will bring some changes to the transportation industry. Trump was heavily backed by the trucking industry and they are looking for a return on their investment. Transportation News Logistics Business Logistics News Industry TrendsHere are some areas where a Trump administration could have an impact, based on the president’s campaign promises.

US Industrial Availability Rate Declines For 32nd Consecutive Quarter

Material Handling and Logistics

“As eCommerce changes the landscape, demand for industrial property remains strong; however, developments in trade policy could impact the industry,” said CBRE

Bias is everywhere in our industry

Fleet Owner

While we all would like to think that the decisions we make on what to invest in are based purely on facts and logic the reality is there are some inherent biases that play a role in whether we make a purchase or not

Why Is The Supply Chain Industry The Source of So Much Innovation? 

Blue Grace Logistics

When you consider that 70 percent of the freight that moves through the country is transported by trucks, the trucking industry is the backbone that holds the U.S. Much the same way that the trucking industry keeps many U.S.

Phillips Industries introduces device that confirms a tractor/trailer electrical connection

DC Velocity

Phillips Industries, a manufacturer of electrical and air brake system components, has introduced a device that confirms an electrical connection between a tractor and trailer. Transportation

Regional parcel carrier LSO hires Metzler, industry veteran, as president, CEO

DC Velocity

Executive has held top jobs at FedEx, DHL, APL Logistics, BNSF unit, among others. Transportation

Truck safety stalls despite industry efforts, new technology and regulations

Fleet Owner

New report from Wards CV Intelligence examines the disconnect between intention and reality, combining latest federal data, industry survey results, and expert analysis

Webinar: The Servitization Revolution in Industrial Manufacturing

Material Handling and Logistics

Service type activities already make up from one-third to more than one-half of manufacturing employment in some industries. A September 5 MHL-hosted webinar, sponsored by DHL. Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 Time: 2:00 p.m.

Trends that are going to shape Logistics industry in 2018

Jayem Logistics

Digital Technology up-gradation has taken supply chain industry in to next level and it created high transformation. Block chain offers security and transparency and AI first made its presence felt in the logistics industry early this year.

December Industry News Update

Trinity Logistics

here’s a look at some of the top industry stories making headlines in December. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has requested attention be paid to an “unnecessary administrative burden that is impacting both the enforcement community and the motor carrier industry”. You're reading December Industry News Update written by Krista Lee. Every month, we’ll be sharing some of the top stories in logistics and transportation right here in our blog.

200th Birthday Party for Industrial Weighing Specialist

Logistics Business Magazine

Industrial weighing manufacturer Avery Weigh-Tronix has celebrated 200 years of innovation with a ‘Best of British’ themed birthday party for employees. The post 200th Birthday Party for Industrial Weighing Specialist appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

The Australian Defence Force and industry support to operations – is it time for a new ‘national support agenda’?

Logistics in War

In 2016, the Australian Government released its 2016 Defence White Paper and the supplemental Defence Industry Policy Statement. Industry Statements signify Government intent to Australian Defence industry, and like strategic policy, combine hyperbole with requirements for change.