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  • Chicago-area Warehouse Leader Receives Professional Designation

    A Chicago-area logistics executive is the first in the state – and the first woman ever – to earn the logistics industry’s Executive Warehouse Logistics Professional (EWLP) designation. IWLA, the resource for warehouse logistics, recently awarded the designation to Noreen Ryan, vice president at third-party asset-based warehousing and transportation provider First Logistics. Ryan’s accomplishment will be formally recognized March 13, 2018

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  • Commissioners Green Light New Seaport Logistics Complex for Port of Oakland

    Port of Oakland commissioners have given the final go-ahead for a project to convert a large part of a decommissioned army base into a high-tech Seaport Logistics Complex, the port announced on Friday.​

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  • Thieves steal toys, clothes, tools from Salvation Army warehouse in Baltimore

    A Salvation Army warehouse in Baltimore has lost "tens of thousands of dollars in construction tools, as well as Christmas toys and clothes for underprivileged children" after three burglaries in a week, CBS Baltimore reports. The warehouse also houses the organization's upcoming 7,000-square-foot nonprofit grocery store, DMG Foods, which will be the first of its kind in Salvation Army history. It is set to open its doors on Jan. 15.

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  • ELDs to Cause 3.44 Percent Hit to Capacity

    The seventh and final ELD survey conducted by Morgan Stanley before the Dec. 18 compliance date has found that capacity is expected to tighten about 3.44 percent, the highest level of all the surveys, the firm said. Morgan Stanley surveyed a cross-section of about 375 carriers, shippers and brokers. According to the results, 14 percent of respondents expect at least a 7 percent capacity reduction with a plurality (60 percent) expecting it to tighten in the first half of 2018. Thirty-six percent,​

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  • FedEx's Smith Again Leads Push for Twin 33s

    Polar opposite lobbying efforts of two major factions of the trucking industry are on a collision course over proposed use of twin 33-foot trailers U.S.-wide -- again. In one corner, FedEx CEO Fred Smith is leading the charge to allow twin 33s, which would be an 18-percent increase in productivity over the currently used twin 28s.

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  • Days Distribution and Logistics sees 30 percent increase from RV industry

    Days Distribution and Logistics a division of Days Corporation has been serving Elkhart, Indiana, and the surrounding area for over 50 years. Days Distribution has seen a percent growth of business this year from the RV Industry.

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  • Rakuten Super Logistics Expands Fulfillment Operations with New Facility in Northeast US

    Rakuten Super Logistics announces operations expansion in New York to satisfy growing demand for order fulfillment services in the Northeast. The expansion includes the addition of a tenth fulfillment facility and new job opportunities for the local community.

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  • Researchers Work On Autonomous Forklift Trucks

    Whilst the most visible autonomous transportation projects have undoubtedly been the driverless cars developed by companies such as Waymo, the technology is also being used in less glamorous ways. For instance, I wrote recently about the work of Swedish company Semcon, who have developed technology to allow cars to drive themselves off the production line, into the shipping area and all of the various other stages of the logistics process.

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  • DHL launches digital logistics solution for carriers in Poland

    DHL has introduced digital logistics solution for carriers in Poland, in a bid to help transport companies to increase the efficiency of transport process.

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  • 2018 3PL industry study predicts more collaboration with shippers over real-time data

    In the first week of October, Professor C. John Langley of Penn State University released his 22nd Annual Third-Party Logistics Study. This captures the state of the industry by surveying shipping and logistics professionals worldwide and conducting intensive workshops with industry leaders at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.

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