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Texas-based industrial logistics systems provider Bourque logistics said Friday it will open a new office in Jacksonville, Fla., increasing its presence in the southeast and northeast regions. The Jacksonville office will provide expanded business development and customer support for ...
One of the diciest points in an airline merger is consolidating computer systems. That moment arrives Tuesday night for Alaska Airlines and Virgin America, its former West Coast rival Virgin America. Seattle-based Alaska Airlines bought San Francisco-based Virgin America a year and a half ago.

A sold-out crowd gathered for the inaugural Transportation and Logistics Network business summit Apr. 17 at the University of North Florida. The event, put on by the combined leadership of many local Logistics organizations, asked regulators and industry veterans to explore what supply chains will ...

A new, 400,000 square-foot commerce and logistics center is breaking ground in Kyle, Texas. Mixed-use master development in Kyle, Texas, being built on a speculative basis to include fully leasable space. The San Marcos region in Texas has a logistics network of 250 supply-chain related businesses.
In the meantime, 8VC also seems to be focusing more on logistics. For example, another recent addition to its network of advisors is Chris Sultemeier, who'd previously spent 28 years at Walmart, leaving as its executive vice president of logistics in May of last year. 8VC also earlier this month co-invested ...
"It is clear that we are exceeding the local logistics capacity due to batch build and delivery," Musk said in the tweet. "Customer happiness and safety matter more than a few extra cars this quarter." The Palo Alto, California-based car maker changed the Norway ports it ships to, requiring the use of more ...
Amazon recently announced that they will launch their shipping service “Shipping with Amazon” in Los Angeles and this new feature will compete with UPS and FedEx. While Amazon previously delivered packages from Amazon warehouses to customers, with SWA they will now pick up packages from ...
logistics news According to recent research, the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” may be significantly larger than previously thought? Just how big is it? Well, the plastic waste floating in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii contains at least 79,000 tons of material spread over 1.6 million square ...
VALPARAISO — In simple terms, a logistician knows how to get things to the right place at the right time, using the right method of distribution and transportation. In a world, and a region, where demand is increasing for people with the training and expertise to get that job done, it is only logical for ...
A high-rise condominium complex overlooking the Port of Miami that is currently being built has a very extensive construction supply chain. By Chris Dupin |Friday, March 23, 2018. Condominiums in a striking high rise tower now under construction in Miami called One Thousand Museum will overlook the Port of Miami, ...
Crozier Fine Arts, the New York-based art storage and logistics operation, has acquired Artex Fine Arts Services, whose holdings include 160,000 square feet of storage space in Washington, D.C.; New York; Boston; Fort Lauderdale, Florida; and Los Angeles. With the new addition, Crozier's holdings now ...
Many would agree that the development of the logistics industry has reached its limits. The stumbling-stone is still the human factor. Human labor makes industry less reliable, more expensive and vulnerable when it comes to fraud and theft.

It was during the dot-com bubble craze of 1999 when Barron's did a skeptical cover story titled "Amazon Dot Bomb". The story suggested a possible plummet of Amazon.com fortunes as wide speculations over the dot-com market had given rise to an economic bubble which was a nudge away from ...
DHL has released a trend report in cooperation with Accenture on applying blockchains for logistics. The report argues the technology has the potential to transform the logistics industry. It includes initial findings on a working prototype developed by DHL and Accenture, which tracks pharmaceuticals from ...
This year Logistics Trends & Insights LLC will partner with G2 Capital Advisors in this endeavor. G2 is an integrated multi-product, industry-focused investment bank focused on crafting bespoke operational and financial advisory solutions for corporate and investor clients. LM readers taking the survey will ...
ERIE, PA (March 15, 2018) - Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce that it has been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. Logistics Plus earned this credential based on ...
The Women In Trucking Association announced the finalists for the fourth annual Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award, established to promote the ... the dynamic and influential field of commercial transportation and logistics, which encompasses both logistics service providers as well as motor carriers.
Logistics Trends & Insights LLC, an Atlanta, Georgia-based consultancy, is conducting its third “Evolving Freight Forwarding Survey,” and invites SCMR readers to participate. “Unprecedented change continues in the freight forwarding market,” observes the consultancy's president, Cathy Roberson.
Freight logistics software startup Flexport has outgrown its New York City office and has leased a larger space across town. SEE ALSO: MetroCard Creator Expands Offices to Work on New MTA Payment Method. The air and ocean freight forwarder has inked a deal for 23,000 square feet on the entire ...
ERIE, PA - Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, recently recognized two of its less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers - Ward Transport & Logistics and Dayton Freight - for superior results and performance in 2017. The Logistics Plus LTL ...
However, it is not just airlines who are simplifying colors and liveries, as other logistical and transportation companies have seen similar changes in the 21st century. The largest shift in liveries and logos has been seen in the trucking industry, where some of the largest U.S. brands have shifted away from ...
The steady growth in square footage among the top third-party logistics (3PL) warehouses belies a fundamental transformation as the market adapts to e-commerce pressures. All Resources. By Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor · March 9, 2018. Speculation that President Trump is using his threatened steel tariffs as a ploy ...
logistics news Three years ago, Hamilton, the critically acclaimed rap musical about founding father Alexander Hamilton was in its first run Off-Broadway. After a couple of extensions, the show moved to Broadway, and has recently begun touring the US. In case you've been living under a rock and haven't ...
The U.S. logistics industry is currently valued at almost $200 billion, and in terms of growth is catching up to the Asia Pacific logistics industry, which is valued at $305 billion. Also of note is the decline of the United States Post Office's total mail volume, which has steadily decreased since 2008.
Scout Logistics Corp. has been recognized as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies for a fourth consecutive year, which makes it a Gold Standard winner for the first time. The Best Managed program, now in its 25th year, chooses from among hundreds of competing Canadian-owned and managed ...
Swiss freight forwarding and logistics company Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) continues its efforts to advance supply chain management this week, announcing plans to open 'innovation centers' in Utrecht and Singapore. Both facilities will serve as “sandboxes to test and rapidly rollout new technologies,” where ...
Larry headed back east, flipping his semi into autonomous mode. This recent meet and greet, which Uber described today, marks the ride-hailing giant's latest step into the world of long-haul trucking: a step that depended not just on self-driving tech, but on the logistical firepower to make it work for real.
More than 60 carriers – including all of the top 10 as compiled by Logistics Management and the consultancy Alphaliner – are in league with INTTRA now. “The continuing growth of INTTRA's carrier network signals the rapid adoption of digitalization across the industry,” said spokesmen. “ Albert Saphir ...
SINGAPORE – To kick off the second day of the 10 Annual WCA Worldwide Conference here on Monday morning, which has been dedicated almost entirely to the improvement of the e-commerce supply chain, attendees heard from keynote speaker Chris Folayan, CEO of Mall for the World and Mall for ...
At the same time, supply chain managers would benefit from shared intelligence for better commercial decisions. “In the past two years, we have seen the ocean industry consolidate fast, with mergers and acquisitions, limiting competition and leverage,” said Philip Damas, head of Drewry's logistics practice.
UPS and FedEx again placed 1-2 in a prestigious new international survey of the most trusted and important brands in worldwide logistics. In the fourth year of London-based Brand Finance's valuation of logistics brands, American-based companies filled out four of the top six slots and seven in the Top 25.
Magellan Transport Logistics is expanding its operations in Jacksonville, acquiring a 47,000-square-foot warehouse and hiring more 100 employees over the next five years. Tom Piatak, CEO of Magellan, told the Business Journal that the company has seen rapid growth in recent years as it transitioned ...
The vast warehouse that holds States Logistics Services' headquarters and packaged food operation in Buena Park, California, stretches a nondescript length of six football fields in a lot that replicates industrial parks nationwide. But a closer look, and a little conversation, reveal several things that make this ...
In an effort to push the culture of innovation forward, Logistics Management has devoted this issue to helping readers get a firmer grasp of the current digital commerce realities and offer some practical solutions for better managing logistics at the speed of now. Kicking off this e-commerce focused collection ...
United States trade with its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, saw annual growth in December, the most recent month for which data is available, marking the 14th consecutive month of gains. Total value came in at $93.5 million, with all five modes of freight ...
The Journal of Business Logistics (JBL), published by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), is recognized as one of the world's leading academic supply chain journals. But sometimes it may be hard for practitioners to see how the research presented in its pages applies to ...
logistics news The 2018 Winter Olympics are officially in the books. Last week, I wrote about the US women's hockey team's incredible victory over Canada to claim gold. Well, they weren't the only US ice team to claim victory. The men's curling team, which had finished last and second-to-last in the last two ...
A development group announced plans March 1 for a sprawling new industrial park near Savannah, Ga., where cargo traffic through the nation's fastest growing container port has left warehousing space at a premium. Capital Development Partners said it will build the $125 million Savannah Port Logistics ...
Another indication that U.S. ports will continue to differentiate their services as they become logistical hubs was signaled today by the Port of Oakland. Construction could begin this summer on a landmark logistics campus at the Port of Oakland. Developer CenterPoint Properties said today that it awaits only ...
German robotics firm Magazino, creator of robots meant to work alongside people in warehouses and the like, has raised $24.8 million to continue development and deployment of its TORU and SOTO robots. The bots are made for the kind of repetitive fetching and transport work that is so common in ...
The ATA's advanced seasonally-adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index dipped 2.6% to 109.2 (2015=100) from January's 112.1, which was up 1.6% compared to December (and downwardly revised from an initial reading of 2.0%). Twitter · Facebook · LinkedIn · Google+ ...
“After honing global freight rate management, sales, and booking technology over the past five years, Freightos is delighted to leverage our data to enhance business operations for major logistics providers, importers and exporters, and carriers.” “Thomson Reuters Eikon is trusted by financial and business ...
Editor's Note: Every year, 40 or so students in the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics' (MIT CTL) Master of Supply Chain Management (SCM) program complete one-year thesis research projects. The students are early-career business professionals from multiple countries with 2 to 10 years of ...
New distributors working for KFC have been unable to get sufficient chicken to 750 stores across the UK. KFC has promised that "the Colonel is working on it" — but there is no indication of when the stores will reopen. Seven hundred and fifty outlets in the UK have been shut after a change in food ...
The United Kingdom has signed a Foreign Military Sale agreement with the United States to support the Royal Air Force's (RAF's) C-17A heavy-lift aircraft, the Ministry of Defence in London announced on 17 February. The GDP260 million (USD363.7 million) agreement covers the delivery of spares; design ...


 

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