[PODCAST] Building a Life of Logistics Love: From the Military to Civilian Logistics


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Freight Classification Errors, Re-Weighs, & Other Common Freight Adjustments Are Eating Your Bottom Line’s Lunch


Shippers are often challenged when dealing with the freight classification system from the National Motor Freight Classifications (NMFC) book, the code numbers assigned to all products that determine the correct freight class for shipments. A Brief on Freight Classification.

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Aspiring Military Freight Carriers: Don’t Miss SDDC’s Open Season


The Department of Defense’s Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) has announced an open season for accepting applications from freight carriers. This is a chance for transportation professionals who would like to move military freight to kickstart their working relationship with the SDDC. Let’s look at the SDDC requirements for military freight carriers, and why this open season is something you can take advantage of. . Freight

A Coronavirus Supply Chain Success Story: Public-Private Team Effort to Get Logistics Tech to 1st Responders


Currently, Savi is the sole provider for the military’s active RFID-IV (aRFID IV) contract , which Product Lead Automated Movement and Identification Solutions (PL AMIS) manages. Portable deployment kits (PDKs) are among the key military asset-tracking products available.

The State of Uncertainty in the Freight Market!

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Freight market article and permission to publish here provided by Kevin Jessop at cerasis.com. Meanwhile, the global air cargo volume has dropped significantly, explains Greg Knowler, JOC Senior Editor , “up to 5,000 tons of cargo in air freight from China to the U.S. Subscribe Here!

Most Popular Blog Posts of 2012

The Logistics of Logistics

Five Lessons from Military Logistics. Military folks excel in logistics because they focus on the five areas below and we would all be wise to do the same. Regardless of which branch of the military or specific job responsibilities, the military instills core values into every soldier. In a perfect world, LTL carriers would pick up freight and deliver it on the agreed upon day for a fair price. Please check out the most popular blog posts of 2012.

Does Canada Need a Chief Logistics Officer?

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Emerging Trends Environment Freight & Transportation Humanitarian Logistics Information Technology Military Logistics New Ideas News & Info Procurement RFID Social SC Synergy Supply Chain Management Support Services & Industry Initiatives

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The National Truck Driver Shortage is Threatening the Freight Industry


The trucking industry, which moves 70% of US freight, has been facing a driver shortage for the past 15 years. The hour-of-service regulation has affected the industry’s productivity, hence the need for more trucks and drivers to move the same amount of freight.

Millitary & Government

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Transporting military supplies and government freight requires advanced planning, strict compliance, and high-level safety. industries

Big changes coming to the supply line, just not where you thought they’d be


When looking at the amount of freight moved just in America alone, there was 9.2 Autonomous shipping is not just a huge deal for commercial shipping companies, it will also make a huge impact in military applications.

Factors Affecting Logistics Within The Aerospace & Defense Industry

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Just this past year, military funding for aircraft reduced leading aircraft manufacturers to shift their attention towards commercial aircraft. Distribution Global Supply Chain Transportation 3pl Freight Forwarding

The State of Technology in Controlled Substances and High-Value Supply Chains: Part 2, Pharma


Freight Carrier. Government/Military. Please enjoy Part 2 of our two-part webinar series focusing on high-value and controlled substances supply chains. This webinar will cover the pharma supply chain.

First Ever Commercial Resupply Mission to the International Space Station

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Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Materials Handling & Distribution Military Logistics New Ideas News & Info Space Based Logistics At 8:35 p.m.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources


So much so that it is split into seven topics – aircrafts, airports, capacity and demand, carriers, freight trends, traffic and viewpoints. With over 60,000 monthly viewers, Transport Topics is a prime destination for freight buffs, especially those who specialize in trucking.

Airlines Change Flight Paths over the Middle East

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military drone. Air Air Cargo air freight Middle East airfreightOur Freightwaves contribution discusses the Federal Aviation Administration’s warning stemming from the recent downing of the U.S. Some airlines responded with cancellations and reroutes.

5 Trending Transportation Updates: July 2017

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SF Holding, a Chinese delivery company, has obtained a license from the country’s military to use drones to deliver commercial packages. Freight 3PL Fuel Surcharge Freight Volume Drone Delivery Delivery Robots amazon robots economyDrone Delivery Approved in China.

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Transportation TIP List: Week of May 26th, 2019


This past weekend, the nation observed Memorial Day – and here at Transplace, we want to extend a special thanks to those men and women who have served and who currently serve in our military. Transportation TIP List: Week of May 26 th , 2019.

Multimodal 2015 – Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics for Cargo Owners

Supply Chain Movement

Entering its eighth year, Multimodal has grown to become the UK and Ireland’s premier freight transport and logistics event. It is this ability to present the entire freight transport and logistics supply chain under one roof that makes Multimodal the go-to event for shippers, importers, exporters, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers – all seeking ways to run a slicker supply chain. Government/Military. Multimodal 2015. Date: 28 – 30 April 2014. Venue: NEC Birmingham.

Transportation TIP List: Week of May 26th, 2019


This past weekend, the nation observed Memorial Day – and here at Transplace, we want to extend a special thanks to those men and women who have served and who currently serve in our military. truckload carriers in 2018 peaked late in the year, and is likely on its way down as a softer freight market, trade uncertainty and production backlogs depress demand. Transportation TIP List: Week of May 26 th , 2019.

Case Study: Day & Ross Modernizes Route Management for Freight and Same-day Transportation Operations

Talking Logistics

Slightly different payment practices and variations in the flow of freight also affect operations. Rea expands, “In Ontario and Atlantic Canada, a certain amount of freight flows into and between those particular markets whereas a lot flows into the West so the effect on linehaul is up and down, which affects activity on the dock.” Military Academy (USMA) at West Point. Overhauling the “Old Way”.

Understanding How Parcel Cost Control Reduces Total Transportation Costs


As a result, average shipment size has dwindled, driving increases in parcel freight spend. Shifting Parcels to LTL and Parcel Hundredweight Programs Lowers Freight Spend Hundredweight programs, explains UPS Compass , total transportation costs reflect parcel spend, so any measures taken to lower parcel freight spend has the net effect of lower total transportation costs. Shippers face an interesting problem in the age of e-commerce.

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


One of the biggest problems facing veterans leaving the military is the difficulty of finding jobs in the civilian sector. million veterans exiting the military since the beginning of the war in Afghanistan means that significantly more work is needed.

What Does It Mean to be “Strategic” in Supply Chain, Anyway?


As an entry point, here’s a quote from 19 th -century military theorist Carl von Clausewitz: “Tactics is the art of using troops in battle; strategy is the art of using battles to win the war.”.

How Car Technology Innovations Will Transform Logistics


Argentus Supply estimates driverless trucks can lower freight shipping costs by as much as 40 percent per kilometer. This month China's Chang’an Automobile Engineering & Research Institute conducted a 2,000-kilometer test run of two driverless cars, The Hindu reported.

Shipping to Area 51: Limited Access Locations

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We are equipped to handle specialized freight like military shipments and government contracts (as well as shipping the 2 million people going to Area 51). Blog area 51 freight Freight Shipping limited access shippingYou may be kicking around the idea of heading to Area 51. Maybe even snag an alien friend and show him off to everyone. More power to you. But what if you needed to ship something to Area 51? Maybe some supplies for your exit route.

A Big Win – Hiring Veterans for Manufacturing Careers


One tool matches the veterans MOC (military occupational classification) with job skills and creates “badges” of certifications so employers can identify the candidates that fit their employment profile.

Delivery Drones are Taking Off! (Infographic)

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Initially drones were primarily associated with the military and aviation sectors, however, they are now being increasingly used for various activities within the leisure, non-profit and commercial spheres. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

Trends—July 2014

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Supply Chain Risk Management and Rocket Science


I was working as a flight test engineer on experimental military aircraft, a world where the boundary between safety and expanding capabilities was often crossed. I became very familiar with risk management early in my professional career.

Speed Bumps on the Road to Vehicle Automation

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The US military successfully tested fully automated, remote controlled helicopters that hauled goods in Afghanistan, for example. Strategy Transportation aircraft automation driverless trucks and cars freight carriers Germanwings disaster MIT CTL Supply chain Yossi Sheffi

The World Bank Cares About Logistics

Supply Chain View from the Field

Jomini for military logistics, which was at the heart of ending Napoleon’s campaign in Russia where the government was the supply chain operator. Before this military logistics concept, logistics was key to colonial expansion in the new world. Finally, the concept of military logistics which implemented in WWII was key to the invasion of Normandy and the end of the war.

This Week in Logistics News (November 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

percent from last year, which includes contributions from the company’s acquisition of Phoenix International Freight Services in October 2012. Forget cloud, social, and mobile. Forget WMS and TMS. Forget BI and analytics.

Taking the “Ouch” Out of Transportation Costs

Talking Logistics

Capacity issues aren’t just a problem on the roads – companies are having a difficult time getting enough freight cars to haul their goods, leading to even more delays and higher costs. Freight industry executives are cautioning their customers to expect even more price increases for shipping this year. Track carrier KPIs and analyze different routes to ensure freight lane optimization.

This Week in Logistics News (October 7-11, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Freight Shipments Rose 0.4% UPS Expands Expedited Ocean Freight Service To Mexico. The Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) reached its second highest level in history in August, rising 0.4

Supply Chain Movement Q3: Control Tower

Supply Chain Movement

Right across the logistics landscape, control towers are emerging: platforms where information about various flows of goods converges and is analysed so that the freight flows can be optimised. Theme: Control Tower. 7 | News & Background.

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