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Category: Logistics


Logistics, Process

The Logistics Industry is Drowning in Paper

October 12, 2021

Via: Industry Today

Compared to many things, accounts payable (AP) processes in the logistics industry are relatively easy to explain. In the simplest terms, they involve shipping something from Point A to Point B, and sometimes via Point C. Regardless of what that […]


Logistics, Process

Unconventional suppliers adding to fake chip problem

September 21, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

Oki Engineering, a subsidiary of Oki Electric, has been providing a chip verification service since June, reports the Nikkei. The service is designed, says Oki, “to verify the performance and reliability of semiconductors for users willing to buy from unconventional […]


Logistics, Process

FedEx to Spend $100 Million on Improving Delivery Vehicle Safety

September 20, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

FedEx Corp. plans to spend more than $100 million to improve delivery van safety and reduce costs from accidents, potentially dragging on short-term earnings as the courier faces pressure from rising wages and other expenses. The company’s ground unit is […]


Logistics, Process

Breaking Down Multi-Modals for Transporting Vehicles

September 14, 2021

Via: Industry Today

Vehicle home delivery is in continued high demand, particularly as the COVID-19 pandemic continues and the delta variant spreads across the country. Customers expect retailers to provide options when it comes to shopping for and purchasing a vehicle – and […]


Logistics, Process

The World’s Shippers Are Earning the Most Money Since 2008

September 13, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The global shipping industry is getting its biggest payday since 2008 as the combination of booming demand for goods and a global supply chain that’s collapsing under the weight of COVID-19 drives freight prices ever higher. Whether it is giant […]


Logistics, Process

Finance Chiefs Squeezed by Ongoing Rise in Airfreight Costs

August 26, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Finance chiefs in the retail sector are paying up to ship goods by air instead of by ocean as they try to meet strong consumer demand amid ongoing production delays. Backlogs at global shipping ports and local lockdown measures in […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Process

Maersk Invests $1.4 Billion in Methanol-Powered Ships

August 24, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The world’s largest container-shipping line is making a $1.4 billion investment in a greener fleet. A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S has ordered eight new vessels, each costing $175 million, that can be propelled by cleanly made methanol instead of an oil-based fuel. […]


Logistics, Process

Mid-year supply chain review

August 24, 2021

Via: Today's Medical Developments

Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, President of LMA Consulting Group Inc., advises manufacturers and distributors to take a 360° mid-year review of their supply chains. LMA Consulting Group works with manufacturers and distributors on strategy […]


Logistics, Process

Deutsche Post to Buy Logistics Firm Hillebrand for $1.8 Billion

August 17, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Deutsche Post AG has agreed to acquire German logistics company Hillebrand for about 1.5 billion euros ($1.8 billion). The deal will boost Deutsche Post’s position in the ocean freight-forwarding market, the company said in a statement Aug. 17. It marks […]


Logistics, Process

Redwood Logistics Green Efforts Reduce Carbon Footprint

August 12, 2021

Via: Industry Today

Whether it’s cutting back on the use of fossil fuels or finding better ways to use resources, supply chain sustainability has not only become critical in the fight against climate change, but also vital to the success of a business. […]