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Category: Logistics


Logistics, Process

JLT Mobile Computers targets the port, manufacturing, and warehousing segments with upgraded JLT6012™ computer

January 31, 2023

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Växjö, Sweden, 31 January 2023 * * * JLT Mobile Computers, a leading developer of reliable computing solutions for demanding environments, has upgraded its powerful and versatile JLT6012 rugged vehicle-mount terminals (VMTs). Originally developed for demanding warehouse and logistics applications […]


Logistics, Process

U.S. Order Volumes Drop Sharply in Q4

January 18, 2023

Via: Industry Today

A significant slump in order volumes across US supply chains took the shine off a slight improvement in global trade activity in Q4-2022, according to the latest data from Tradeshift, the digital network for global trade. Tradeshift’s Index of Global […]


Logistics, Process, Regulations

Dispute Panel Rules for Looser Rules of Origin for Autos under the USMCA

January 13, 2023

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

President Biden went down Mexico way this week for a North American leaders summit with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) and Canadian President Justin Trudeau, where they pledged to work together to forge stronger regional supply chains. Then […]


Logistics, Process

Experts Share Guidance for Transitioning Veterans Into Trucking

December 20, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Military and trucking industry experts said traits including a willingness to help others and interest in serving a greater good are hallmarks of why truck driving jobs are an excellent option for service members looking to transition to civilian life. […]


Logistics, Process

ITS Logistics’ Helps Caraway Achieve 280% Growth

December 1, 2022

Via: Industry Today

Caraway is a popular brand of premium, non-toxic kitchenware and has maintained a significant presence in the ecommerce space for three years. In 2021, Caraway tapped ITS Logistics to support its expansion into omnichannel markets, specifically focusing on increasing its […]


Logistics, Process

Shipping Prices Fall in Inventory Glut, Upping Broker Deals

November 28, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

U.S. trucking is entering a tumultuous period that will likely reshape the $875 billion industry. Shipping rates that spiked during disruptions caused by the pandemic have plummeted — some are now calling it a “freight recession” — as inventory gluts […]


Logistics, Process

Apple Supply Crunch on Premium iPhone Threatens to Derail Record Sales Run

November 10, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Apple Inc.’s AAPL warning this week about iPhone supply limitations threatens one of biggest drivers of the company’s record-breaking sales in recent years: persuading customers to buy its priciest smartphones. The iPhone Pro models, unveiled in 2019, have been integral […]


Logistics, Process

Smart Robots Empower Warehouse Teams In Labor Shortage

November 1, 2022

Via: Industry Today

Robots continue helping humans with everything from leisure to work activities – from playing music and delivering food to picking and packing inventory in distribution centers. As growing labor shortages, volatile lead times, global supply chain challenges and rising costs […]


Logistics, Process

Knight-Swift Reports 15.5% Rise in Revenue to $1.9 Billion for Q3

October 20, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. saw mixed financials amid ongoing efforts to strengthen segment results during the third quarter, the company reported Oct. 19. Total revenue for the Phoenix-based truckload carrier increased by 15.5% to $1.9 billion from $1.64 billion. Net […]


Logistics, Process

Ukraine’s Grain Exports Recover to Near Prewar Levels

October 19, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Ukraine said its exports of agricultural products have recovered to around prewar levels, a revival that has helped ease pressure on global food prices and offers a bright spot in Kyiv’s fight against Russia. However, analysts say the rise in […]


Logistics, News, Process

J.B. Hunt Reports $3.84 Billion in Revenue for Q3

October 19, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. saw revenue and earnings increase as a result of strong segment growth during the third quarter, the company reported Oct. 18, besting analysts’ expectations. The Lowell, Ark.-based transportation and logistics company posted net earnings of […]


Logistics, Process

FedEx Earnings Report to Detail How It Deals With Lower Demand

September 22, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

FedEx Corp. FDX -2.64%▼ said a slowdown in the global economy has hurt its business. Investors, analysts and customers said they are seeking clarity on how much the company’s own operating strategies are contributing to the problem and how it […]


Logistics, Process

Record Ocean Shipping Costs Add to Auto Industry’s Supply Chain Woes

September 21, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The car industry, already grappling with a shortage of semiconductors, is now seeing another source of supply chain concern: a lack of ships. Earnings for freighters that move autos and industrial machines across the globe have surged to about $80,000 […]


Logistics, Process

Schneider Electric and HP Disrupt Traditional Manufacturing with New Metal Jet S100 Solution for More Resilient Supply Chain

September 13, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, is joining HP Inc. at the 2022 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), to announce the commercial availability of its Metal Jet S100 Solution. Accelerating innovative designs […]


Logistics, Process

Port of Port Arthur Plans for $20 Million Expansion in 2023-24

August 30, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Port of Port Arthur, Texas, will receive $13.6 million in a federal USDOT grant that port officials say will significantly upgrade the East Texas facility during the next year. Along with spending an additional $7 million in local money, port […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Process

Mammoth Freighters Signs Agreement with Aspire MRO to Perform 777 Conversions and Maintenance

August 29, 2022

Via: ASD News

Mammoth Freighters LLC (“Mammoth”) is pleased to announce the company has signed a multi-year contract with Aspire MRO (“Aspire”) to perform Passenger-to-Freighter conversions and maintenance related work for the Mammoth 777-200LRMF and 777-300ERMF freighter programs. Located at the Alliance Airport […]


Logistics, Process

Thermal Custom Packaging Fights the Supply Chain Crisis with Totes and Phase Change Materials

August 24, 2022

Via: PR Newswire

Thermal Custom Packaging (TCP), a company specializing in cold packaging for every link of the cold chain, is working to curb the supply chain crisis with cold chain technologies. The supply chain issues have made waves worldwide and have exacerbated […]


Logistics, Process, Regulations

US may ban export of GAA EDA to China

August 10, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

US President Joe Biden is said to have OK’d the ban which is with the Office of Management and Budget while details are completed. Suppliers of the software include Cadence, Synopsys and Siemens. Already the US has banned sales of […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Process

EU Shipowners Race to Move Russian Oil Before Sanctions Kick In

July 17, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Tanker owners in Europe are shipping as much Russian crude as possible before energy sanctions against Moscow take effect in December. Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February, Western nations have pledged to wean themselves off crude from Moscow and […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Process

The World is Very Dependent on China for its Solar Panels

July 13, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

It’s time for an update on the trade of solar panels being imported into the United States. A lot has happened in the past few months, and Tuesday we got some more news related to this subject. But first, we […]