Celadon Trucking Implements Load Analyzer and Improves Service and Profitability

Logistics Viewpoints

They are headquartered in Indianapolis in the US and they offer a range of dry van truckload transportation services including long-haul, regional, local […]. The post Celadon Trucking Implements Load Analyzer and Improves Service and Profitability appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints: A Blog for Logistics, Supply Chain, and 3PL Executives.

Blockchain: Reflections on a Webinar

Supply Chain Shaman

Yesterday, I spoke at the University of Tennessee Supply Chain Leaders Forum on innovation. I asked the audience for a show of hands to understand how many of the supply chain leaders in the room were testing blockchain. The Supply Chain Insights webinar series is designed as an educational forum for learning. We use our research as a backdrop, and host supply chain leader panels to have a discussion on the research topic.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Dave Clark, SVP Worldwide Operations and Customer Service at Amazon, was the keynote speaker on Tuesday, and during his talk he announced this week’s top supply chain and logistics news story: Amazon Flex: Amazon will now pay you to deliver packages (The Verge). It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland.

Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations

NC State SCRC

Workers are so scarce that, in many parts of the country, low-skill jobs are being handed out to pretty much anyone willing to take them – and high-skilled workers are in even shorter supply.”. facility at an Indianapolis, Ind., It removes age restrictions on interstate transportation by licensed commercial drivers and strengthens safety-training standards across the industry. A group of executive joined SCRC faculty and staff for a one-day workshop held on February 28, 2019.

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This Week in Logistics News (August 25-29, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Global Demand for Supply Chain Executives Drives Heidrick & Struggles To Tap Expert As Partner. I first wrote about the possibility of drones as a new transportation mode back in February 2013, and during the holiday season last year, Amazon announced its Amazon PrimeAir initiative , which some called a PR stunt, while others — like Google and UPS — saw it as a new competitive threat and opportunity.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

3PL Summit & Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum by EyeForTransport Chicago, IL June 16 -18. The 3PL Summit is North America’s largest and most high-level gathering of logistics executives and their manufacturer and retailer supply chain counterparts. With over 600 attendees, it brings together the leading thinkers and practitioners in logistics and supply chain to network, learn, debate challenges, discuss trends and share ideas.

This Week in Logistics News (October 3-7, 2016)

Talking Logistics

In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: DHL Supply Chain acquires Italian Group MIT Safetrans. DHL Supply Chain announced this week its acquisition of MIT Safetrans, an Italian logistics provider for highly specialized and high added-value niche markets. Finally, yet another study was published analyzing different mechanisms to fund highway transportation projects.