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Category: Logistics


Logistics, Process

10 Best Practices to Optimize Supply Chain Management

February 18, 2021

Via: Industry Today

The major trends in business today, such as low-cost country sourcing, outsourcing, customization, and globalization, all create a lot of complexities in the supply chain. Despite this, most companies have not changed the way that they manage this critical part […]


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Motorized Vehicle, Process

VW blames module suppliers for interrupted car production

February 16, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

Reuters quotes a company executive saying: “We have communicated our demand early on. We have passed on our forecasts which have confirmed that demand. If suppliers do not trust our numbers and consult their own forecasts, we should have been […]


Logistics, Process

A.P. Moller-Maersk Reports Rebound in Business

February 10, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The world’s biggest shipping company, Denmark’s A.P. Moller-Maersk, on Feb. 10 reported a sharp rise in earnings for the fourth quarter, when global demand for goods rebounded from an earlier slump caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The Copenhagen-based company reported […]


Logistics, Process, Regulations

HGV Driving After Brexit – The Road Ahead

February 3, 2021

Via: Industry Today

The UK’s complete exit from the EU has been marked by mass confusion. Businesses of all sizes are struggling to grapple with the post-Brexit rules. The haulage industry is at the sharp end of this. With that in mind, Walker […]


Logistics, Process

Reimagined Supply Chains Emerge from Global Crisis

January 22, 2021

Via: Industry Today

New research from Orange Business Services found that the supply chains in 40% of multinational corporations were unable to cope with the crisis created by the pandemic. The survey of 320 enterprises, focusing on the manufacturing, transport and logistics sectors, […]


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Electric-Vehicle Surge Sends Cobalt Prices Soaring

January 22, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

A 20% rise in the price of cobalt since the beginning of this year shows how the rush to build more electric vehicles is stressing global supply chains. Already a shortage of semiconductors is slowing the recovery in auto production. […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Process

Oil Tanker Owners Pay to Move Crude in Wake of Supply Cuts

January 20, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Saudi Arabia’s oil production cuts have hit the tanker market so hard that owners of the biggest vessels are effectively subsidizing cargo deliveries on the industry’s main trade route. Supertankers delivering 2 million-barrel shipments of the kingdom’s oil to China […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Process

US Imports No Saudi Crude Oil for First Time in 35 Years

January 6, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The U.S. didn’t import any Saudi crude the week of Dec. 28 for the first time in 35 years, a reversal from just months ago when the Kingdom threatened to upend the American energy industry by unleashing a tsunami of […]


Logistics, Process

Trucking Faces Transitional Year in 2021

December 21, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Trucking is entering a year of change as the industry moves past the coronavirus pandemic and adjusts to new practices. “I think next year is definitely going to be a transitional year,” Farrah Salim, senior principal analyst at research and […]


Logistics, Process

COVID Drives Trucking Industry Consolidation

December 16, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

The economic fallout from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic has prompted a number of carriers to consolidate. “The pandemic, and resulting conditions, has accelerated the trend of acquisitions in the trucking space,” Spencer Tenney, president of the transportation merger […]