Shinkansen, the Japanese bullet trains

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Shinkansen high speed trains are the fastest way to discover Japan, the most important one is still in production process and is called “Maglev”, it will be able to reach a speed of 501 km/h. There are different types of trains that circulate in each of the Shinkansen lines.

DHL to provide training for Magento users

DC Velocity

E-commerce retailers can build cross-border trade by offering enhanced shipping and delivery options, DHL says. Transportation

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Government doubles financial support to train UK maritime cadets

The LoadStar

The UK government has announced a £15m “funding boost” to train an extra 400 seafarer cadets annually. The post Government doubles financial support to train UK maritime cadets appeared first on The Loadstar. Loadstar posts People & Training Sea Rebuilding the UK

Should you make VR part of your training efforts?

Fleet Owner

Driver training is one place where VR might be useful. Another is technician training One of the benefits of VR is that it allows a person to make mistakes without consequences.

Campbell’s Soup Innovative Supply Chain Training

Logistics Viewpoints

Yet outside the Logistics Service Provider industry, widespread internal training within a supply chain organization remains rare. But that is what Campbell Soup has done, they have put in place an innovative supply chain training program. The post Campbell’s Soup Innovative Supply Chain Training appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Food & Beverage Industry Learning & Leadership Campbells Soup supply chain training

Hermes ‘trained’ managers to mislead tax inspectors

The LoadStar

The post Hermes ‘trained’ managers to mislead tax inspectors appeared first on The Loadstar. More trouble appears to be on its way for courier firm Hermes and the increasingly difficult relationship it has with – depending on your point of view – its staff or sub-contractors.

Is virtual reality the best way to train truck drivers?

Fleet Owner

VRMotion, co-founded by former race car driver Dominic Dobson, says more fleets are expressing real interest

Chinese operator expects big increase in Europe-bound trains

The LoadStar

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

“K” Line Opens New Ocean Breeze Seafarers Training Center in the Philippines

Logistics Manager

This new building has been built to further strengthen and expand the company’s seafarer’s training program. The post “K” Line Opens New Ocean Breeze Seafarers Training Center in the Philippines appeared first on Logistics Manager.

Training programme takes off at FedEx as US pilot shortage worsens

The LoadStar

FedEx Express has launched a pilot training scheme as one airline association warns of a “endemic” pilot shortage across the US. The post Training programme takes off at FedEx as US pilot shortage worsens appeared first on The Loadstar.

Creative Safety Supply: Kaizen Training and Research Page

The Lean Thinker

With that out of the way, I found their Kaizen Training and Research Page interesting enough to go through it here and comment on what I see. Creative Safety Supply: Kaizen Training and Research Page. Normally when I get an email from a company pointing me to the great lean resource on their web page, I find very little worth discussing. But Creative Safety Supply in Beaverton, Oregon has some interesting material that I think is worth taking a look at.

China’s First Fresh Produce Block Train Moved By DB Schenker

Logistics Manager

Leading global logistics provider DB Schenker will soon make their inaugural shipment of fresh produce using a block train with 11 refrigerator containers to transport goods to Moscow Walter West Station from Qingbaijiang International Railway Port in Chengdu, China.

Bendix brake training school plans 24 in-person sessions

Fleet Owner

Registration opens for the hands-on program, which features comprehensive technician training

Reforming logistics training: themes, challenges and the quest for the ideal

Logistics in War

A common trend found in the literature of military logistics is the decrying of training and education gaps interspersed within the persuasive arguments for greater military interest in logistics. The Australian Army has worked hard in recent years to improve the quality of its individual training, much as Thorpe desired of the USMC his work. Challenge 2 – train the logistician to support capability creation and readiness, and not just operations. PME / Training

Bendix brake training school plans 24 in-person sessions

Fleet Owner

Registration opens for the long-running hands-on program, featuring comprehensive, in-depth technician training

Australian Army Logistics Training Centre Fiction and Imagery Competition

Logistics in War

The Australian Army Training Centre, the ‘home of military logistics’ for the Australian Army, is holding an inaugural writing and multimedia competition. A short introduction to the competition from the Training Centre: The Australian Defence Force is modernising rapidly, with emerging technologies and operating methods presenting opportunities to significantly enhance capability.

BMW to train technicians on US military base

Automotive Logistics

BMW of North America will next week become the first premium automotive manufacturer to start training technicians on a US military base, according to partner Universal Technical Institute. The post BMW to train technicians on US military base appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

Stay Metrics offers free training for Roadcheck 2018

Fleet Owner

New learning module focuses on Level 1 inspections and hours-of-service violations

Qatari Nationals Benefit from Qatar Airways and Rolls Royce Training Program

Airfreight Logistics

Middle Eastern Airline Qatar Airways and British aircraft engine builder Rolls Royce recently held two training programs at the Rolls Royce Learning and Development facility in Derby, United Kingdom.

Enhanced Funding for Specialist Training Programme

The Logistics Academy

We are pleased that the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) has renewed the enhanced funding for the Specialist Training Programme namely Advanced Diploma in Supply Chain Management, Diploma in International Freight Management and Diploma in Integrated Logistics Management.

First container train from Chengdu arriving in Vienna – LOGISTIK express News

247 Customs Broker

With the first direct freight train from China to Vienna, the Rail Cargo Group (RCG) – freight transport division of ÖBB – successfully brought its next rail link between Asia and Europe on the rails. Launched by Chengdu and handled via the Northern Silk Road, the container train covered some 9,800 kilometers in 14 days and two hours. In the current year between 400 and 600 trains are scheduled to run on these routes. April 2018 08:40.

Workforce development training, more tolling included in Trump's infrastructure vision

Fleet Owner

President formally asks Congress to craft legislation generating at least $1.5 trillion over 10 years

Where’s the Hype for Automated Trains? – Part 1: History & Background

Morai Logistics

Talk of automation is sweeping the transportation industry, but there’s barely a whisper when it comes to automated trains or self-driving trains. However, trains, another essential mode of transportation, seems to generate little news on the automation front. This may seem strange on the surface, trains run on a track, after all, meaning they have only two directions of movement. Trains seem like the first and most obvious choice for transport automation.

CLX Logistics Donates $2,500 to Smile Train in Holiday Initiative

CLX Logistics

CLX Logistics is pleased to announce that Smile Train, an international children’s charity that provides corrective surgery for children with cleft lips and palates, was selected to receive its $2,500 donation.

Where’s the Hype for Automated Trains? – Part 2: Unions & Human Judgement

Morai Logistics

In this final part, we look into the role unions and the need for human judgement play in keeping trains from being universally automated. In last week’s blog post , we asked why there’s little media excitement around automated trains. In the previous post, we mentioned that the technology to automate trains systems and networks has existed for decades. As mentioned before, many companies are pushing hard for robot cars, trucks and ships, so why are trains different?

Battery academy set to open this fall

DC Velocity

Power systems specialist launches training school. Material Handling

Aim younger: logistics is going to need more than a million more employees

The LoadStar

We have a ready-made training programme, but we need the industry. Land Loadstar posts News Sea Supply chain Careers advice Multimodal 2018 recruitment training

New Paper Published

Supply Chain and Logistics

The link here is good for … Continue reading → Logistics My Research Supply Chains agriculture biofuel ethanol operations Rail research scholarship supply chains trains transportationWe just published an article in Research in Transportation Business and Management (RTBM). It’s called Fleet management for rail car transport of ethanol. The “we” is Khalid Bachkar, Idrissu Aminu, Atif Osmani, and me.

Virtual reality reaches the warehouse

DC Velocity

Startup develops VR-enhanced training module for forklift drivers. Lift Trucks

Warehouse Speed - Forecast, Train, Document, and Communicate

Blog on Log

Train a core group of employees in all warehouse processes. Create a training manual -- it can be either an electronic or paper document; whatever works best for your company.

Following shareholder concerns, Atlas Air board will become 30% female

The LoadStar

Air E-Commerce Loadstar posts People & Training Atlas Air gender diversirty On the merry-go-roundAtlas Air has nominated two high-powered women to its board of directors, following shareholder inquiries about board diversity.

Angela Williams to succeed Andrew Glassman as CSX VP and controller

The LoadStar

Land People & Training CSX North America rail rail freight USCSX has appointed Angela Williams as vice president and controller, succeeding Andrew Glassman who will be leaving the company.

XPO poaches Amazon logistics chief Kenny Wagers to become COO

The LoadStar

Air E-Commerce Land Loadstar posts People & Training Sea Supply chain Amazon On the merry-go-round UPS XPO LogisticsXPO Logistics has appointed former Amazon executive Kenneth Wagers as its chief operating officer.

Gino Niella joins business development team at FCS Oceans

The LoadStar

Loadstar posts People & Training Sea FSC Oceans Kuehne + Nagel On the merry-go-round UPSFSC Oceans has appointed Gino Niella to the new role of operations assistant, supporting the business development team.

IATA presents the FACEs of the future, as the air cargo industry evolves

The LoadStar

Air Loadstar posts People & Training Supply chain air cargo air freight Careers advice FACES IATA IATA WCS 2018The next generation of the air cargo industry is engaging, dynamic and confident, with interesting questions, good ideas – and a sense of humour.

Mirja Nissen becomes new co-director of WCA eCommerce network

The LoadStar

E-Commerce Loadstar posts People & Training Supply chain DHL eCommerce The e-commerce equation WCAThe WCA has appointed Mirja Nissen to work alongside Alex Allen as co-director of its eCommerce network.

MOL launches new NVOCC unit as Michael Goh moves to Product Transport

The LoadStar

Loadstar posts People & Training Sea Supply chain MOL On the merry-go-roundMOL has made a double announcement: it is to launch a new NVOCC business; and it has appointed Michael Goh deputy director general of its Product Transport business.

Air freight industry and friends mourn passing of former HACTL chief Mark Whitehead

The LoadStar

Air Land Loadstar posts People & Training HactlThe Loadstar is deeply saddened to report that the former chief executive of HACTL, Mark Whitehead, has died. Tragically, his death occurred just three weeks into his well-earned retirement.

Xavier Destriau named as new chief financial officer of Zim

The LoadStar

Loadstar posts People & Training Sea CMA CGM On the merry-go-round ZimZIM Shipping has appointed Xavier Destriau (pictured) as its new chief financial officer, replacing acting CFO Yohai Benita, who has completed his tenure at ZIM.

Panalpina Strengthens their GDP Certification for Pharmaceuticals

Airfreight Logistics

Panalpina has approximately 3,000 GDP-qualified employees and conducts thousands of training programs each year on GDP topics. Throughout 2018 Panalpina will introduce their own GDP training and continue to qualify their staff, resulting in a more knowledgeable and capable workforce.