This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

MercuryGate Launches Global, Omni-modal Freight Procurement Solution. Marten Transport Ltd. Shippers are under enormous pressure to cut transportation costs and seem not to be satisfied with the massive fuel surcharge reductions racked up over the past year and a half.”.

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2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US

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Miami, Florida. Send your high-level executives to Miami for inspiration on digital innovations for efficient supply chain practices. At this event, you will get the opportunity to be part of a huge network of more than 2,500 global supply chain and procurement professionals.

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Cargo Flight Launches a Vital Link in the Ebola Response Effort

Supply Chain @ MIT

Jarrod Goentzel, Director of the MIT Humanitarian Response Lab, during loading operations in Miami. The Lab is part of the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics. A major challenge is procuring equipment in large quantities so that the items are standardized.

Get Your Supply Chain Back on Track in the Wake of the Hurricanes

Material Handling & Logistics

For brands that were able to plan for the hurricanes before they hit, it’s likely that they had a deal in place to source inventory from an unaffected market, so determining how to transport that inventory to where it needs to be in time for the holiday rush will be top priority.

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Ryder Places First Medium-Duty Electric Vehicle Order with Chanje Energy and Begins to Roll Out Charging Stations

Supply Chain Network

Miami, November 2, 2017 —Ryder System, Inc. Ryder is a FORTUNE 500® commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions company. Ryder’s stock (NYSE:R) is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the S&P MidCap 400® index.