LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight. UPS Freight is the fourth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.4B UPS Freight has 6.9% UPS Freight is based in Richmond, Virginia. UPS Freight is a business segment of United Parcel Service, Inc. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain and Freight. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight Services. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight History.

The World’s Largest Brands Are Using Inventory Accuracy and Yard Automation to Fight COVID-19 Chaos

PINC

Whether they’ve sent their workforces home to work remotely, scaled back their operations, or scrambled to find alternative supply sources, organizations across all industries are implementing new measures to offset the impacts of COVID-19. “To guard against disruption, some retailers hold safety stock or excess raw materials,” Sourcing Journal states. Founded in 2004, PINC is a pioneer in digital yard and digital inventory solutions.

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Stories of Supply Chain Leadership: An Interview with Joan Motsinger of Seagate

Supply Chain Shaman

We were an early adopter of the E2Open technology and we experimented on building B2B networks early in 2004. What suppliers need help with cost (LEAN, labor, freight,…)? Our factors spans all those prior priorities, but expands into a much higher level of analytics on design cost (simplicity, leverage, supplier input), manufacturing cost (sites, labor, automation,… ) ,service costs (freight,…).

Doing Business in Poland

QAD

The country joined NATO in 1999 and later became a member of the EU in 2004. With 87 airports that have paved runways, Poland’s air infrastructure is more than adequate for freight shipments.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Source: US BEA). . Source: US DOC & Census Bureau) Consumer Confidence The Consumer Confidence Index increased to 96.5 Source: The Conference Board) (The consumer confidence index is based on a monthly survey of 5,000 U.S. Source: US DOL) . . 2004=100).

Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2019

Talking Logistics

Source: Google. I remember speaking a few years ago with Art Mesher, Descartes’ CEO from November 2004 through November 2013, and he attributed the turnaround to Descartes’ shift from a “culture of selling” to a “culture of serving.” Descartes Systems Group Revenue 2006-2018 (Source: macrotrends). Real-time freight visibility is quickly becoming a “must have” capability for transportation managers.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Source: US BEA). . Source: US DOC & Census Bureau) Consumer Confidence The Consumer Confidence Index increased to 96.5 Source: The Conference Board) (The consumer confidence index is based on a monthly survey of 5,000 U.S. Source: US DOL) . . 2004=100). Source: Conference Board). Source: US Census). . Source: US Census). . Source: US Census). . Source: U.S. Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics). . Source: U.S.

What Your Global Forwarder Must Know about Importing to China

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Between 2004 and 2014, China imported $13.52 Source: [link] ). Most rely on an agency network relationship to move the freight to China only. To choose suitable freight forwarding companies in China, be sure they have these 5 capabilities: Deep knowledge about the import/export procedure. While larger, professional global freight forwarders should have these capabilities, it does not mean their logistics services will be more expensive.

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5 Absolutely Effective Ways to Maximize Cross-docking Performance

Abivin

Cross-docking scenario ( Image source ) Don’t just rely on one single plan when processing cross-docking – even that plan is still running smoothly. If you can shorten the distance of your product travels after being cross-docked, the costs of short-haul delivery miles and freight will be greatly reduced too. For example, with vRoute – a live fleet tracking tool, you know how many labor needed for the arriving freight.

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36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

Bed Bath & Beyond @BedBathBeyond Bed Bath & Beyond has discovered a way to save millions of dollars on freight over the next few years, thanks to a new 755,000 square-foot distribution facility slated to open in the fall of 2019. Strategies include sourcing more items directly from manufacturers to improve margins, SKU rationalization and space reduction, “show more carry less” and assisted-store ordering.

Stuck in Traffic: Dealing With The High Cost of Congestion

Talking Logistics

Here are some additional details from the press release: Utilizing a variety of data sources including its unique truck GPS database, ATRI calculated delay on the NHS totaling more than 996 million hours of lost productivity, which equates to 362,243 commercial truck drivers sitting idle for a working year. All of this follows research published in February 2004 by the Brookings Institution and RAND Corporation on behalf of the U.S.

Land challenges for Hong Kong's logistics sector

EFT

Long established as a regional commercial hub and sourcing centre, Hong Kong is the world's eighth largest trading economy. In the global air freight sector, Hong Kong International Airport is the world’s largest air cargo hub, handling over four million tons of cargo per year, with almost 100 airlines flying to over 160 destinations, including 40 in mainland China.

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California Trucking Association Combats State Contractor Test

GTG Technology Group

misclassified its employees as independent contractors since 2004. In contrast, port and freight workers are generally supportive of the ABC Test. Sources: [link] of. California Trucking Association Sues State. On October 25 th , the California Trucking Association and two independent owner-operators filed a lawsuit against the state of California over an unfair test adopted by the California Supreme Court.