Effective Training for Warehouse Workers to Improve Productivity

Cyzerg

Training for warehouse workers should include more than just the necessary skills to operate particular machinery or implement a procedure.

Regulators gear up for rule setting minimum train crew size

The Supply Chain Journal

The nation’s top rail regulator confirmed that the Federal Railroad Administration is on track to issue a proposed rulemaking this fall on one-person train crews, including minimum requirements depending on the type of rail operation.

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The Right Talent – Recruiting, Training, and Retaining with Ryan Schreiber

The Logistics of Logistics

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FMCSA to upgrade communication on new-driver training

The Supply Chain Journal

The trucking industry’s top safety regulator plans to step up its communications with state agencies and training schools before next year’s compliance date for new entry-level driver training (ELDT) requirements. Training providers wishing to provide ELDT must be listed on the TPR.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Forklift Safety Training: The Ultimate Guide

Conger

This is the ultimate guide to forklift safety training. By the end of this article, you’ll learn: Why forklift operator safety training is important. OSHA’s training requirements. Where to get forklift operator training. Why Is Forklift Operator Training Important?

Norfolk Southern train carrying new vehicles derails in Missouri

The Supply Chain Journal

A Norfolk Southern train carrying new vehicles derailed on Monday in Huntington, Missouri, causing NS to stop train traffic there for over a day. The derailment involved an eastbound NS ( NYSE: NSC ) train. News Alert: Canadian National train derails in Chicago suburb.

Loaded like a freight train

The Supply Chain Journal

Brian Schnedler , Agency Owner at Smith-Eagle Logistics takes us inside the world of train operations and what happens to freight in the event of a derailment.

Rail Roundup: Train crews, shippers’ views, shareholders choose

The Supply Chain Journal

The arbitrator determined that standard moratorium language in decades-old labor agreements does not bar negotiations over crew size on freight trains, NRLC said. SMART-TD represents train conductors. Related links: US Circuit Court rejects FRA’s actions on train crew size.

Prologis expands training program for logistics workers

The Supply Chain Journal

announced Thursday it was expanding its training program aimed at tackling the growing need for logistics workers. Prologis’ CWI, established in 2018, announced last year a commitment to train 25,000 people for logistics careers by 2025.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Yes I do Well, I was hoping for more training. Well, I was hoping for more training. The next. wave of. AI-led. recruiting Four ways machines are enabling their. human counterparts to hire smarter. 2A lly O | T h e n ex t. w av e o f A I- le d r e cr u it in g Introduction 3.

How warehouses can streamline safety training for peak-season hires

The Supply Chain Journal

The industrial warehouse operator is launching a training program that will onboard 25,000 logistics employees. At the same time, these employers are tasked with ramping up safety training for all those new workers. Supply chain anxiety is mainstream news this peak retail season.

Hot Shots: Fire whirl, train derailments, huge hail and more

The Supply Chain Journal

This week features a tornado of sorts spawned by a wildfire, two train derailments in the same state, severe-size hail and more. Two of its trains derailed in the past several days, both in North Dakota. a low-speed freight train derailed on U.S.

Training for ELD success

Fleet Owner

Editor's note: This is the second part of a week-long series looking at what fleets need to do ahead of the December deadline to end use of AOBRDs. Click here to read part one. Any upgrade or change to an electronic logging device (ELD) system

Effective Compliance Training

Globalior

Compliance training for the larger organization is an essential part of any compliance department’s scope of work. This leads to low levels of engagement from participants who often simply just want to tick off a training item from a list.

Leading Successful Change to Remote Training

Speaker: Dr. Britt Andreatta, PhD, CEO, 7th Mind, Inc.

This month, unprecedented numbers of workers have set up offices in their homes, in an attempt to flatten the curve of COVID-19. Meetings that were previously being held in conference rooms have been moved to conference calls and online meetings. Whether you’re managing the impromptu digital transformation of your company, or training new employees at a distance, make time to join Dr. Britt Andreatta former Chief Learning Officer at Lynda.com and author of several books on the brain science of success, as she covers how YOU can train remotely, and effectively, while supporting the flow of work.

Virtual Reality Training Simulator

Material Handling and Logistics

JLG Industries' AccessReady XR Operator Training simulator offers users the ability to train and improve the skills of boom lift equipment operators in a safe, virtual environment

Hot Shots: Tornado sighting, train collision, unmanned midair fueling

The Supply Chain Journal

Highway 65/165 under a Union Pacific train track in Pickens, Arkansas. A train hit a Fort Worth, Texas, police car Monday afternoon that was stopped on the tracks. The police car was left on the tracks and an incoming train ran collided with it.

Union Pacific probes train derailment, hydrochloric acid leak

The Supply Chain Journal

Union Pacific ( NYSE: UNP ) is investigating what caused 28 train cars to derail in Minnesota on Saturday, prompting an evacuation after a leak of hydrochloric acid. The train was hauling 28 cars with a mix of commodities, including two that were leaking hydrochloric acid, the railway said.

Walmart graduates 1st class from e-commerce-focused training program

The Supply Chain Journal

In 2016, Walmart created a training program for its associates. Walmart Academy was designed to provide frontline hourly supervisors, department managers and assistant managers between two and six weeks of training to help them build career paths with the retailer.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

models can be wrongly trained or overtrained and. it can unlearn bias in recruiting: Machine Learning systems have algorithms that are sensitive to input and training data, and as. This can train the system better and also help human recruiters. Building AI to Unlearn Bias in.

Lift Truck Operator Training Goes Virtual

Food Logistics

As businesses face continued pressure to optimize their performance and preserve slim margins, virtual reality is positioned to offer value in a range of other applications. Software & Technology / Software Solutions

Hot Shots: Fierce fires, ferocious floods, train derailments and more

The Supply Chain Journal

This week features the monstrous Dixie fire in California, major flooding from Tropical Storm Fred, a train colliding with a truck in Ohio and more. According to a report on the Trains magazine website, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said the derailment occurred about 1 a.m.,

Uncle Sam is training your next hire

Fleet Owner

Because our country’s defense system invests so heavily in training, military personnel have a wide range of skills to offer

Hot Shots: Flying car, commemorative train, major floods and more

The Supply Chain Journal

This week features the successful journey of a flying car prototype, a train painted to celebrate Juneteenth and inclusion, as well as massive floods that submerged trucks and washed out roads. Freedom freight train. UP train No.

How you train affects how you attract women to transportation

Fleet Owner

Women trained by experienced female drivers are finding more success in trucking than those in 'gender blind' training

Transport Canada restricts train speeds in British Columbia

The Supply Chain Journal

Transport Canada is temporarily restricting train speeds for Canadian Pacific ( NYSE: CP ) and CN ( NYSE: CNI) in British Columbia should hot summer temperatures and dry conditions reach a certain threshold. Transport Canada issues new speed restrictions for trains hauling dangerous goods.

Hot Shots: Fire train, dust storm, fierce flood

The Supply Chain Journal

This week features old train cars fitted with water tanks for firefighting, a deadly wreck caused by a sandstorm, a trucker who misjudged floodwaters and more. As large wildfires continued to burn out West this week, response teams got help from a unique source — converted freight trains.

Training for the right reasons

Fleet Owner

But something is missing from that conversation, and that's how a company's training program can either reinforce the poThere is a lot of conversation about the importance of company culture these days, especially around creating a "safety culture."

Transaid scores training success in Uganda

Logistics Business Magazine

An independent assessment of international development organisation Transaid ’s Professional Driver Training Programme in Uganda has found that 100% of trainees felt the knowledge and experience acquired during the training equipped them with the necessary skills needed to enter the job market.

Wildfires halt Union Pacific, BNSF trains in Northern California

The Supply Chain Journal

Thanks to our crews on our fire trains, working tirelessly to help control fires in northern California, such as near Keddie, Calif. UP temporarily stopped trains from running on its main line near the California towns of Keddie to Portola over the weekend due to wildfires. Western U.S.

Start tackling technician training today

Fleet Owner

Technologies looming on the horizon, such as electric vehicles, hybrid options, fuel cells, CNG/LNG, etc. will require additional specialization

Union Pacific probes train derailment, hydrochloric acid leak

The Supply Chain Journal

Union Pacific ( NYSE: UNP ) is investigating what caused 28 train cars to derail in Minnesota on Saturday, prompting an evacuation after a leak of hydrochloric acid. The train was hauling 28 cars with a mix of commodities, including two that were leaking hydrochloric acid, the railway said.

Northants jobseekers benefit from free logistics training

Logistics Business Magazine

A group of job seekers from Northamptonshire will be the first people in the UK to benefit from the Prologis Warehousing and Logistics Training Programme (PWLTP) when they take part in a pilot training session for the initiative.

Schneider donates Freightliners to driver training schools

Fleet Owner

Company says modern equipment will help CDL programs better prepare new professionals for the commercial trucking industry

Hot Shots: Firenado, submerged tractor-trailer, commemorative train and more

The Supply Chain Journal

This week features a funnel spawned by a wildfire, a trucker who drove his rig into a river and a train honoring the armed forces. A Union Pacific (UP) train showed off its patriotic paint job over the long July Fourth weekend. Named The Spirit, train No.