Operation Stack becomes Operation Brock in M20 truck queueing rethink

The LoadStar

He added: “The temporary solution for Operation Stack is a good compromise for operators. The post Operation Stack becomes Operation Brock in M20 truck queueing rethink appeared first on The Loadstar. There will be changes in the way trucks queue on the M20 next year.

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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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

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

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

Landstar fetes 10,000 owner-operator trucks

247 Customs Broker

Landstar fetes 10,000 owner-operator trucks. The post Landstar fetes 10,000 owner-operator trucks appeared first on 247 Customs Broker.

How to Improve Your Transportation Operations

247 Customs Broker

It’s rare that a shipper or third-party logistics (3PL) provider has the luxury to sit back and roll out the perfect transportation operations, systems strategies or improvement programs. Get timely insider information that you can use to better manage your entire logistics operation.

Hactl handles new Western Global freighter operation

The LoadStar

(Hong Kong, 9 May 2018) Florida-based freighter operator Western Global Airlines has appointed Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) to handle its first scheduled service into Hong Kong. The post Hactl handles new Western Global freighter operation appeared first on The Loadstar.

Operational costs poised to rise for truckers

Fleet Owner

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

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.

Savino Del Bene expands U.S. operations

247 Customs Broker

operations. operations. operations appeared first on 247 Customs Broker. Related Articles. Radiant posts double-digit revenues growth. The company continues to focus on organic growth and expanding its footprint in the refrigerated market.

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.

IAG Cargo to add Gatwick-Toronto operation

247 Customs Broker

The service will operate three times per week and will be operated using a Boeing 777 aircraft with a cargo capacity of 18 tonnes per flight. The post IAG Cargo to add Gatwick-Toronto operation appeared first on 247 Customs Broker.

North American rail operators put profits before customers, claim shippers

The LoadStar

North American rail operators have been accused by shipper organisations of putting Wall Street analysts before customers. The post North American rail operators put profits before customers, claim shippers appeared first on The Loadstar.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Sinokor, Heung-A Integrate Shipping Operations

247 Customs Broker

It said that Korea Shipping Partnership (KSP), an alliance of 14 liner operators, was launched last August under state sponsorship to restore Korea’s maritime status following the collapse of Hanjin Shipping, which had been Korea’s flag sea carrier and the world’s seventh largest shipping line. . .

Lou Rivieccio to lead European operations for UPS

The LoadStar

UPS has appointed Lou Rivieccio as president of European operations. A 34-year UPS veteran, Mr Rivieccio will step down from presiding over the group’s eastern US operation to take the role. The post Lou Rivieccio to lead European operations for UPS appeared first on The Loadstar.

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.

How to Improve Your Transportation Operations

Logistics Management

In this white paper, you will learn about six steps that allow shippers and 3PLs to improve transportation operations and increase supply chain value in the most ideal way possible. Supply Chain White Papers, Envista White Paper, Transportation white paper

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.

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

Ryder acquires e-commerce operator MXD for $120m

The LoadStar

Miami-based Ryder System has acquired e-commerce logistics operator MXD Group in a $120m deal. The post Ryder acquires e-commerce operator MXD for $120m appeared first on The Loadstar.

DFDS to Acquire Turkey's Largest RoRo Operator

247 Customs Broker

Danish shipping and logistics group DFDS has acquired Turkey’s largest operator of Ro-Ro freight ships and will be a major player in the strong and continuously growing trade between the EU and Turkey. Ro-Ro operates five routes connecting Italy and France with Turkey, 12 ships and port terminals in Trieste and in Pendik, Istanbul. The company operates and owns a fleet of 12 large Ro-Ro ships and operates port terminals in Pendik, Istanbul, and Trieste in Italy.

Logistics Operator Brings Krone Box Liner to Southampton Port

Logistics Business Magazine

Specialist container logistics operator Monahans Transport has taken delivery of two Box Liner container carriers from Krone which, reports the company, are the first to operate from Southampton Port. Our operation requires high quality, versatile equipment which can be used for a range of different sized containers,” Says Director Mo Hasham. The post Logistics Operator Brings Krone Box Liner to Southampton Port appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

SF Express beats competition to win first drone operator licence in China

The LoadStar

Ambitious Chinese express operator SF Express has pipped Alibaba and JD in the race to gain China’s first domestic drone operator licence – and it is set to collaborate with African drone specialist Astral in Kenya.

Kim Overman becomes Uniserve’s first group chief operating officer

The LoadStar

The UK’s largest privately owned freight service provider, Uniserve, has appointed Kim Overman as its first group chief operating officer. The post Kim Overman becomes Uniserve’s first group chief operating officer appeared first on The Loadstar. The company said the position had been created to support “ongoing growth and to build on success”.

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?

E-commerce logistics operators will be hit hard by new HMRC rules

The LoadStar

UK e-commerce logistics operators are to be hit by a wave of new regulations as tax authorities seek to claw back billions of unpaid duty. The post E-commerce logistics operators will be hit hard by new HMRC rules appeared first on The Loadstar.

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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Chinese operator expects big increase in Europe-bound trains

The LoadStar

The post Chinese operator expects big increase in Europe-bound trains appeared first on The Loadstar. Freight train services between China and Europe are expected to increase by some 30% this year, at least for one carrier.

Denholm Logistics to Merge Transport and Handling Operations

Logistics Business Magazine

The post Denholm Logistics to Merge Transport and Handling Operations appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine. UK provider Denholm Logistics is to merge two of its businesses, Denholm Transport and Denholm Handling, to create Denholm UK Logistics.

Operation Safe Driver Week scheduled for July 15-21

Fleet Owner

Enforcement effort will focus on “unsafe driving behaviors” by motorists and truckers alike

ATBS: Owner-operators average $60,000 net income in 2017

Fleet Owner

Rate Per Mile increased 5% on average from 2016, however, average miles driven went down by half a percent

CH Robinson promotes Robert Biesterfeld as chief operating officer

The LoadStar

CH Robinson has promoted Robert Biesterfeld to chief operating officer after 19 years with the company. The post CH Robinson promotes Robert Biesterfeld as chief operating officer appeared first on The Loadstar.

Operating System for IoT Applications

Material Handling and Logistics

Siemens has introduced MindSphere, a scalable, cloud-based Platform as a Service (PaaS) for the development of Internet of Things (IoT) applications

Logistics operators will struggle to keep UK trading after Brexit, Whitehall warned

The LoadStar

The post Logistics operators will struggle to keep UK trading after Brexit, Whitehall warned appeared first on The Loadstar. The UK’s logistics sector is calling for clarification on the future status of mainland European workers as Brexit looms.