There’s Something Happening Here (With Truck Drivers, Logistics Planning)

Supply Chain Collaborator

Perhaps due to this dedication to keep cargo moving in spite of any obstacles, there is a pattern of drivers being caught in the crossfire during times of civil distress/unrest. The images of truck driver Reginald Denny pulled from his tractor and beaten to near death during the LA Riots in 1992 are eerily similar to the beating of driver, Bogdan Vecherko on a freeway bridge in Minneapolis this week.

This Week in Logistics News (January 9-13, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Target invests in Minneapolis start-up that helps retailers monitor supply chains (Star Tribune). Federal Judge Deals Swift Transportation Legal Setback (WSJ – sub. Container Cargo Imports Surged at End of 2016 (WSJ – sub. November 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). My daughter turns 9 this weekend and earlier this week I visited her third grade class to see what she and her classmates have been working on this year.