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What the Canadian election could mean for freight

The Supply Chain Journal

The outcome will affect freight and the supply chain – even if they haven’t loomed large in the campaign or either party’s platform. Beneficiaries have included numerous trucking companies, though the recovery in the freight market has made many ineligible.

Supply Chain Scope: New Study Shows Rise in US Inventories; California Estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030


Sustainable Freight Action Plan for California is estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030. The Sustainable Freight Action plan released by California governor Jerry Brown outlines a long-term 2050 vision and guiding principles for California’s future freight transportation system. Targets for 2030 Include: Improve freight system efficiency 25 percent by 2030. California Sustainable Freight Action Plan.


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Chemicals shippers relay rail service woes to regulators

The Supply Chain Journal

ACC President and CEO Chris Jahn sent a letter dated Tuesday to the Surface Transportation Board (STB) asking whether widespread and persistent rail service issues have been brought about by the railroads’ efforts to cut costs and modify network operations. railroads in 2020 transported 2.3

FreightWaves Classics: Interstate 19 – it’s not the miles, it’s the kilometers!

The Supply Chain Journal

According to an article by David Rookhuyzen of the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) that quotes the Federal Highway Administration (FHwA), “the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956, which created the system, called for uniformity in construction standards. to the metric system, though.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2016 : robot pickers, bridge-inspecting drones, autonomous freight shuttles, and more. Content Summary: Personal Mover Transports Employees around BMW Plant. To eliminate some of this traveling BMW’s R&D group developed a Personal Mover solution—a one-person means of transport for covering short distances within an operating site. We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes.

Green Future of Freight [Infographic]


Please share this infographic on you site by copying and pasting the code below: Source: The Green Future of Freight – An infographic by the team at Freightera. FREIGHT SHIPPING EMISSIONS TODAY. Heavy-duty trucks account for the dominant share of all logistics-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissons: Road freight: 57%. Ocean freight: 17%. Air freight: 9%. Rail freight: 6%. Global Freight Transport produces 10% of Greenhouse Gas Emissions.

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

“By keeping an eye on these warehousing metrics, you can map out an error-resistant fulfillment process that moves from order to delivery as efficiently as possible. ” — 7 Metrics You Need to Streamline Your Warehousing Processes , Aero Fulfillment; Twitter: @AeroFulfillment. If you are a retailer that sells various types of goods, cross docking can use ‘consolidation’ which would take small shipments and compile them into one large transport.

Sea change: Testing maritime uses for alternative energy

The Supply Chain Journal

Recently it announced plans to support production of 12,000 metric tons of biomethane. Production, transport and use of natural gas also result in the leakage or “slip” of methane into the atmosphere. Very little hydrogen is being used as transportation fuel today at sea or on land.