Bee Sweet Citrus juices up its packing operations

DC Velocity

As business blossomed, the California citrus packer began experiencing bottlenecks in its packing operations. A sophisticated automated palletizing system cleared the jam. Material Handling

So you think you can operate a crane?

DC Velocity

Hiab invites crane operators to compete in the World Crane Championship. Material Handling

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Vertical carousel revitalizes healthcare retailer's fulfillment operation

DC Velocity

As sales boomed, Danish e-tailer Med24 faced a storage-space crunch. Installing vertical carousels changed all that. Lift Trucks

Operation Safe Driver Week Begins July 15

Move Ahead

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) annual Operation Safe Driver Week will run from July 15 to 21 in an effort to reduce the number of accidents, deaths and injuries caused by vehicle crashes on the road. Visit the CVSA’s website for more information about this year’s Operation Safe Driver Week.

Fetch Robotics adds two models for material handling operations

DC Velocity

CartConnect and RollerTop robots can be integrated into any warehouse workflow, Fetch says. Material Handling

Gebrüder Weiss expands Romanian operations

Automotive Logistics

The post Gebrüder Weiss expands Romanian operations appeared first on Automotive Logistics. German logistics provider Gebrüder Weiss has enlarged its base in Sibiu, Romania, to include a logistics terminal with cross-docking hub.

Amazon pushes dedicated truck operation; will it suck oxygen out of the driver room?

DC Velocity

E-tailer eyeing partnerships with fleets of three or more trucks to haul between DCs. Transportation

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Shipping Process

Cyzerg

This blog takes you through some of the warehouse operations that have a direct impact on the shipping process as well as some of the best practices to optimize it. Warehouse Operations warehouse optimzation warehouse efficiency warehouse processes shipping processShipping is the final warehouse process, and one of the most important ones, for that matter.

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Picking Process

Cyzerg

Second, effectively improving warehouse operations requires a combination of data collection, process improvement, and technology. Warehouse OperationsWhen optimizing the picking process in a warehouse, it is important to recognize two key concepts. First, no one strategy or technology fits every case.

Ocean Network Express (ONE) Officially Commences Operations

Logistics Manager

We must mix operational excellence and service together. The post Ocean Network Express (ONE) Officially Commences Operations appeared first on Logistics Manager.

8 Reasons Companies Bring Outsourced Operations Back In-house

Logistics Bureau

Of course, many of the issues described can manifest at some stage in an outsourcing partnership, and none of them has to result in a return to internal operations, but when a company does decide to stop outsourcing, it’s more often than not due to one or more of these factors.

Roadrunner combines airfreight, logistics units into time-definite delivery operation

DC Velocity

Re-branded "Active On-Demand" to focus on five services. Transportation

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

Zim, Maersk, MSC sign co-operation pact on Asia-U.S. East Coast trades

DC Velocity

Partnership teams Zim with 2M Alliance members. Transportation

Eco-Logistics Hub to Improve Operational Efficiencies in North Vietnam

Damco

Moreover, logistics companies are unable to maximize their operational efficiencies since inland trucking is the only option, with a maximum of one container per trip, per day being achieved. Traffic Congestion at Hai Phong.

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Put-Away Process

Cyzerg

Although often ignored by many warehouse managers when optimizing warehouse operations, the put-away process is a critical step to increasing warehouse efficiency. Warehouse Operations put-away processThe initial placement of goods has a direct impact on all subsequent warehouse processes, especially the picking process. If goods are not stored in the most appropriate location, there is an increase in traveling time and the time it takes to pick and pack goods.

Heavy Lifting: Keeping Forklift Operators Safe

Now, That's Logistics

However, weighing up to 9,000 lbs and traveling at speeds in excess of 18 mph, the challenge is to keep forklift operators – and workers at ground level – out of harm’s way. In fact, in some cases new technology can even be a source of distraction for operators.

Port of Oakland signs nine-year extension with its largest terminal operator

DC Velocity

SSA Terminals, port agree to options that could further extend relationship to 2042. Transportation

Operational costs poised to rise for truckers

Fleet Owner

Analysis by PLG Consulting predicts “inflationary times” ahead for the industry

TireHub on track to operate in US

Automotive Logistics

The post TireHub on track to operate in US appeared first on Automotive Logistics. Tyre distributor TireHub expects to start serving US customers in the first week of July after co-owners Bridgestone Americas and Goodyear received clearance for the joint venture.

KPIs for Warehouse Fulfillment Operations

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

eCommerce companies will invest huge amounts of time crafting performance metrics for fulfillment operations, but spend very little time actively monitoring and managing these key performance indicators (KPIs). In our latest free eBook, we cover 10 tips for setting objectives and measuring performance in fulfillment operations. Here’s an irony for you.

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Louis Vuitton Hackathon: 48 Hours to Unlock Operational Excellence

Bringg

Bringg team sharing insights on achieving operational excellence. Earlier this month, Louis Vuitton invited Bringg to participate in a 2-day hackathon hosted at their Europa warehouse. As the world’s biggest luxury retail brand, their customers expect the best service with no compromise.

Modagrafics hires new operations director

Fleet Owner

After more than 20 years working in print and pressrooms, Dan Donegan has taken over as Modagrafics' operations director. The Rolling Meadows, IL-based fleet, retail and decor graphics company creates brand-marketing campaigns in the U.S. and Canada

Hella disposes of two operations as it changes focus

Automotive Logistics

The post Hella disposes of two operations as it changes focus appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

Supply Chain Operating Networks Create Supply Chain Rockstars

Talking Logistics

Adding digital functionality will increase customer satisfaction, streamline operations and improve efficiencies. Today, many companies have invested heavily in process automation and standardization to drive savings, improve efficiencies and enable control over internal operations.

OSHA Proposes Rule on Crane Operator Certification

Material Handling and Logistics

After eight years in development, the new rule would remove certification-by-capacity restrictions

Hunter to introduce bill allowing drivers under 21 to operate rigs across state lines

DC Velocity

Apprenticeship program would enable successful applicants to drive in interstate commerce. Transportation

GM builds new parts operation in Michigan

Automotive Logistics

Construction is expected to be complete at the beginning of 2019 and the facility will be operational by the first quarter. The parts facility will employ 700 people when fully operational. The post GM builds new parts operation in Michigan appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

National Forklift Safety Day 2018 Focuses on Operator Training

Material Handling and Logistics

National Forklift Safety Day 2018 raises awareness of warehousing best practices

Mobile Printers for Supply Chain Operations

Material Handling and Logistics

Zebra has introduced the ZQ600 series of label and receipt mobile printers designed to help businesses increase productivity in stores, backrooms and warehouses

Dana and GKN to combine powertrain operations

Automotive Logistics

The post Dana and GKN to combine powertrain operations appeared first on Automotive Logistics. US tier one supplier Dana and British engineering company GKN have agreed to bring their two powertrain businesses together in a $6.1 billion deal.

Anticipate Increased Law Enforcement on the Roads Throughout Operation Safe Driver Week

Move Ahead

Commercial truck drivers can expect to see more traffic safety enforcement than usual on the roads as part of Operation Safe Driver Week Oct. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) annual Operation Safe Driver Program is an effort to combat unsafe driving behaviors throughout North America and aims to reduce the amount of crashes and collisions involving trucks and other vehicles. Curious as to what Operation Safe Driver Week enforcement events are going on in your area?

DSV Taiwan Operating at Peak Performance with New Amway Contract

Airfreight Logistics

Further benefits to Amway include comprehensive savings in warehousing as DSV have taken over warehouse operations which were previously staffed by Amway with temporary agency workers. While we have other e-commerce customers in the APAC countries, Amway is our first large-scale operator.

Blockchain Could Revolutionize Retailers’ Operations Says New Study

Material Handling and Logistics

Businesses that do not consider how blockchain could help are at risk of falling behind competitors

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Bolloré Logistics Receive CEIV Pharma Certification for Chinese Operations

Airfreight Logistics

Bolloré Logistics China now fully conforms to all applicable pharmaceutical standards expected from pharmaceutical manufacturers in terms of facilities, equipment, operations and employees.

CMA CGM, Ceva ink tie-up in large financial, operational pact

DC Velocity

Ceva launches IPO with CMA CGM taking a one-quarter stake, and with the two planning to build integrated services. Transportation

Autocar's new Alabama plant 'fully operational'

Fleet Owner

Hagerstown, IN-based Autocar Trucks hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony at its manufacturing plant in Alabama, which the OEM said is now fully operational.

Devon Energy Uses Real-time Visibility to Improve Trucking Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Devon Energy Uses Real-time Visibility to Improve Trucking Operations appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Devon Energy generates huge volumes of data. The company’s real-time data system monitors 6.5 million data points from multiple sites, with more than 10,000 updates per second. Devon Energy has worked to change real-time visibility into actionable insights for better truck scheduling.

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Louis Vuitton Hackathon: 48 Hours to Unlock Operational Excellence

Bringg

Bringg team sharing insights on achieving operational excellence. Earlier this month, Louis Vuitton invited Bringg to participate in a 2-day hackathon hosted at their Europa warehouse. As the world’s biggest luxury retail brand, their customers expect the best service with no compromise.

E-commerce boom brings operational challenges for bigger airlines

The LoadStar

The rise in e-commerce volumes is posing operational challenges for air cargo carriers. The post E-commerce boom brings operational challenges for bigger airlines appeared first on The Loadstar.