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Navigating Ship Valuation: Insights into Global Methods and Challenges

MTS Logistics

Do you ever wonder how a ship’s value is determined? How do the shipowner companies make decisions about purchasing and selling different kinds of ships? Below are some explanations and methods that are used worldwide. There is one dilemma discussed which is whether the price is equal to the value. To understand this question we need to look at the following methods: Income Approach Market Approach Cost Approach The income approach requires a forecast of future cash flow.

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The State of Warehousing and Fulfillment with Joe Spisak

The Logistics of Logistics

Joe Spisak and Joe Lynch discuss the state of warehousing and fulfillment. Joe is the Founder and CEO of , a marketplace that connects ecommerce brands with the right warehousing and fulfillment partners. Summary: The State of Warehousing and Fulfillment In this podcast, Joe Spisak, Founder and CEO of, shares his expertise on the latest trends and challenges in the warehousing and fulfillment industry for ecommerce brands and 3PLs.


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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 21, 2024)

Talking Logistics

You and me, we come from different worldsI shave off all my hair and you have lots of curls 27 years ago tomorrow, my wife and I were introduced as Mr. & Mrs. for the first time. We came running into the ballroom holding our hands up high, as our family and friends clapped and. Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 21, 2024) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Achieving 30% Faster Deliveries Using Dynamic Route Planning Software


Discover how dynamic route planning software can cut delivery times by 30%. Learn the benefits of efficient route planning, the challenges businesses face, and how LogiNext's innovative software is transforming the delivery landscape. Download our whitepaper to revolutionize your delivery system! The post Achieving 30% Faster Deliveries Using Dynamic Route Planning Software appeared first on

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Navigating Uncertainty: How Technology Helps Fleets Thrive in Challenging Times

Change is a constant in the transportation industry. Amid business competition, regulatory developments, environmental concerns, and myriad other challenges, motor carriers must continually adapt to an ever-evolving operational landscape. Fleet telematics technology can help transportation businesses navigate uncertainty, gain a competitive advantage, and boost profitability.

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Solaris Secures Contracts for 88 E-Buses in Sweden

NGT News

Solaris Bus & Coach has secured contracts to supply electric buses to the Swedish market. Nobina, a major transport operator in Sweden, has ordered 88 Solaris electric buses for its fleet operating in three regions: Skåne, Värmland and Malmö. The order includes the articulated Urbino 18 electric as well as the Urbino 15 LE electric, […] The post Solaris Secures Contracts for 88 E-Buses in Sweden appeared first on NGT News.

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Quad Cities Transit Agency Selects EO Charging to Install Bus Fleet Infrastructure

NGT News

MetroLINK, the Illinois Quad Cities public transit and mobility provider, has selected EO Charging, a supplier of electric vehicle charging solutions for depot-based fleets, to expand EV charging infrastructure for its electric bus network. EO will be providing its Full Fleet Electrification consisting of hardware, software, and ongoing operation and maintenance services.

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Automobile Seller Fined for Selling China-Made Cars as Italian

Supply Chain Brain

The news comes as Italy and the European Union as a whole are cracking down on cars produced outside the trading bloc.

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Volvo Trucks says it is well-timed for growth amid soft market conditions

Commercial Carrier Journal

A factor prompting a new truck pre-buy is that tractors meeting 2027 emissions regs will cost roughly $20,000 more.

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How mostly owner-op fleet K&J Trucking became a 'Best Fleet'

Overdrive Online

Sioux Falls, South Dakota-based K&J Trucking was named the Overall Best Fleet to Drive For in the small carrier category by CarriersEdge earlier this year. The 83% owner-operator fleet thrives with focus on success of its contractors.

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How a Global CPG Leader Optimized $500M of Direct Materials Spend and Exceeded Savings Goal

A Fortune 500 CPG company partnered with GEP to improve end-to-end category management, optimize direct spend categories, and increase strategic focus on tail spend. GEP’s sourcing expertise and market intelligence enabled the company to centralize sourcing and order management processes, strengthen key supplier relationships, and enhance supply chain resilience and agility.

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EffiBOT Robot with Automatic Coupling

Logistics Business Magazine

In 2020 Chantiers de l’Atlantique called on Effidence for the first time to assist with the transport of sanitary units for liners. The company, which specializes in the ship market, was looking for a high-capacity AMR to move these heavy loads from the production line to the assembly line in complete autonomy. That’s why a robotic tugger EffiBOT-T was installed at their Saint-Nazaire, France site.

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Penske Transportation Solutions Sustainability Efforts Recognized with Green Supply Chain Partner Listing Inclusion

Penske Move Ahead

Penske Transportation Solutions is a member of this year’s Green Supply Chain Partner list that has been released by Inbound Logistics magazine. According to the publication’s editorial team, Penske is among the 75 honorees that “walk the walk” regarding its supply chain sustainability efforts. Bill Combs, Penske vice president of sustainability said: “We are very pleased to earn entry onto the Green Supply Chain partner list.

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Large-scale Automated Marshalling Solution

Logistics Business Magazine

Home Bargains, a high-street discount retailer, has successfully implemented a large-scale automated marshalling solution from Lowpad at its Amesbury, UK distribution centre. This initiative addresses recruitment challenges and optimizes the final stage of its modern warehouse facility, creating a 24/7 operational marshalling solution managed by Lowpad’s fleet manager software.

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Freightera Celebrates 10th Anniversary With 535% Profit Growth


Freightera’s Success Continues into 2024 With Record Profit, Led by a Customer-First Approach Freightera is thrilled to announce its 10th anniversary, marked by a remarkable 535% increase in net profit YoY in Q1 2024. Our innovative freight automation platform drives this growth and it’s scaled our revenue by 47% YoY by mid-June while operating costs have declined for the 8th consecutive quarter.

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Artificial Intelligence and the Transportation Industry

Artificial intelligence has quickly become a feature of everyday life: Using face ID to unlock a phone, communicating with online chatbots, and letting “smart” appliances help manage our homes are just a few of the ways that we interact with AI regularly. Forward-looking businesses are also using AI to transform their operations and gain a competitive edge.

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This Week in Logistics News (June 15 – 21)

Logistics Viewpoints

The boys are back! Sixteen years to the day, the Boston Celtics are once again NBA champions after dismantling the Dallas Mavericks in five games. The Celtics have been on the cusp of a championship the last few years, but the naysayers continued to say that Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown could not coexist. But this season, and post-season in particular, the two of them proved their critics wrong, showing the NBA and the rest of the world just what the dynamic could do.