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

Talking Logistics

In North America, average truckload rate per mile charged to customers increased about two percent while truckload transportation costs increased about four percent, excluding the estimated impacts of the change in fuel. Forget cloud, social, and mobile. Forget WMS and TMS.

What Is The Mission?

Supply Chain Shaman

Annette Clayton’s vision as a newly minted SVP of Supply Chain (now COO for North America) is coming to fruition. Military logisticians are now retiring and flocking to the manufacturing space and dominating IT with experience and fact-based business requirements that expose all of the destructive solutions that don’t deliver on requirements or business results. Daily I see one. You probably also have them in your mail. What is it?

Different Strokes for Different Folks (to Yield Better Results?)?

Supply Chain Shaman

With a history of forecasting military fire in Iraq, Enterra uses cognitive computing capabilities to redefine decision support in consumer products. There will be European, Asian, and North American cohorts of 30-40 people.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

The electronic validation program made its debut at Port Everglades in Florida to exporters needing to ship used vehicles from South Florida to destinations throughout the Caribbean, Central America and beyond. Content Summary: Trucks Platoon Across North Carolina Turnpike.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This month’s Market Update highlights key factors that impact the transportation industry in North America and will keep you up to speed on the latest news and topics that matter to your supply chain and business.

Event Network Partners with RELEX Solutions to Optimize Inventory Placement

RELEX Solutions

Event Network , the leading operator of experiential retail in North America, has selected RELEX to deliver a range of solutions that will drive improvements to both supply chain efficiency and customer experience. Read PDF.

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

Talking Logistics

Of the millions of fleet vehicles on the road every day in North America, the overwhelming majority are managed by paper. Military Academy (USMA) at West Point. Overhauling the “Old Way”. Leading Canadian carrier Day & Ross Transportation Group was no exception. Our traditional route planning and delivery practices were very paper-based,” explains David Rea, Vice President of Information Services at Day & Ross.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling & Logistics

Kentucky offers the UPS World Port in Louisville, DHL Americas hub in Northern Kentucky and several large FedEx ground hubs throughout Kentucky. The state also is home to the Fort Worth Alliance Airport, which is a public-use airport located 14 miles north of downtown Fort Worth, Texas.

Ship a Pallet in 15 Easy Steps: Quick Guide to Pallet Shipping for Beginners


The plurality of pallets used in North America are GMA (Grocery Manufacturers Association) pallets, with dimensions of 48″ x 40″ These are considered the standard pallet dimensions. Military 1/2 ISO Container.

Lifelong Learning Through Books

Supply Chain Nation

military, which in fact is what led Duhigg on this quest to research this science further. Amy Drevna, GVP, Sales, North America Retail. Graduation season is upon us and hundreds of graduates will be leaving high school and college to start a new journey – most either furthering their education or starting their career.

Lean 40

Vice President’s week


For instance, I could assign you to figure out how many rumble strips there are in North America. Then we go get a skookum set of military medals and pin them on your nice new green uniform. Pratt?”. “Oh, Oh, Hi Erick. Thanks for coming to see me. Sit down and take a seat”. “I