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NATO withdrawal from Afghanistan could further crimp airfreight supply

The Supply Chain Journal

and NATO military withdrawal of troops and equipment from Afghanistan could create temporary transport shortages for companies seeking heavy airfreight capacity because freighters are already scarce, a regional manager for logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel said. A C-17 cargo jet.

Companies in desperate hunt for aircraft to move cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

And import cargo keeps coming, on top of record volumes for air and ocean shipping, further straining an air logistics system stretched by a shortage of equipment and airport labor. High load factors are a direct indicator of the constrained space for air cargo.

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Companies in desperate hunt for aircraft to move cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

And import cargo keeps coming, on top of record volumes for air and ocean shipping, further straining an air logistics system stretched by a shortage of equipment and airport labor. High load factors are a direct indicator of the constrained space for air cargo.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: 6. Winfield Scott: A Native.

Supply Chains Rock

Logisticians are dazzling masterminds who use ingenuity to transport cumbersome supplies across vast distances and over some of the worlds most challenging terrain. These transportation experts used manpower and pure mechanical force to get things where they needed to be. Long before UPS and third-party logistics companies, these historic logisticians were laying the groundwork that powers commerce today. Last week we highlighted Christopher Columbus: A Logistical Pioneer.

FMCSA Grants $1 Million to Veterans Who Want to Be Trained as Truck Drivers

GlobalTranz

million veterans exiting the military since the beginning of the war in Afghanistan means that significantly more work is needed. This situation has prompted people like Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to see that “we can think of none more appropriate to safeguard our highways as commercial vehicle drivers than the thousands of veterans who have already proven they can safely handle large vehicles under extremely stressful circumstances.”. Transportation trucking