Logistics


  • An aircraft flying in the sky with the red Thai Lion Air logo.
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    Courtesy of Boeing.

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    FAA gives Boeing 90 days to address safety, quality control issues

    An expert panel, which included representatives from NASA and labor unions, found the aircraft maker’s implementation of its safety culture confusing and inadequate.

    By Sara Samora • Updated March 1, 2024
  • Lana Provost, a UPS package handler, loads packages into a truck at the UPS Centennial Ground Hub on December 6, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky.
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    UPS plans layoffs at facilities in California, Ohio and Pennsylvania

    Two sortation shift cuts, along with the closure of a trailer shop, add to reductions the company is making in at least eight other states.

    By Feb. 29, 2024
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    Trendline

    Top 5 stories from Supply Chain Dive

    Here’s how companies are navigating rising costs, prolonged supply shortages and dangerous geopolitical tensions across global supply chain networks.

    By Supply Chain Dive staff
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    Flexport, Shopify strengthen logistics ties with merchant perks

    The freight forwarder is offering discounts for Shopify merchants to use its fulfillment services and a new shipping product.

    By Feb. 29, 2024
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    Veho nabs crucial link to shippers’ West Coast operations via Clearjet

    The last-mile carrier is able to work with a wider range of clients via Clearjet's nationwide access to air cargo capacity.

    By Feb. 28, 2024
  • DHL Supply Chain exec stands on a stage during a keynote presentation at Manifest 2024 in Las Vegas.
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    3 ways DHL Supply Chain is driving employee retention

    Automation, technology and data have helped the company retain workers and reduce turnover across its sites.

    By Feb. 27, 2024
  • A United Parcel Service (UPS) driver sits in his delivery truck on January 31, 2023 in San Francisco, California.
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    UPS revenue tied to Amazon fell over 5% in 2023

    The reduction in business is intentional as the e-commerce giant delivers more of its own volume.

    By Feb. 27, 2024
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    Walmart trims store-to-home delivery costs by 20%

    The retail giant's CFO credited the improvements in part to "densifying the last mile" by delivering more packages per route.

    By Feb. 26, 2024
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    Flexport relaunches Convoy’s load board

    Users began logging back into the platform shortly after the app reactivated, EVP and Head of Trucking Bill Driegert said.

    By Feb. 23, 2024
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    Deep Dive

    Why UPS keeps shrinking its workforce

    UPS’ headcount has dropped by 43,000 employees in just three years, and more cuts are coming. Experts say it’s not all market-driven.

    By Feb. 23, 2024
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    ShipBob rolls out Amazon Shipping as a delivery option

    Partnering with the fulfillment and supply chain platform will help Amazon boost volume for its emerging delivery service.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
  • A tire warehouse with a moving vehicle in the center.
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    TBC’s first chief supply chain officer will help company leverage tech, data

    The automotive tire distributor appointed Chris Stearman to manage its end-to-end operations, including manufacturing, distribution and procurement.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    Provided by Norfolk Southern

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    Norfolk Southern saw FedEx Ground volume jump in peak season

    The railroad met with the delivery provider last year and made strategic adjustments to strengthen service, an executive said.

    By Feb. 21, 2024
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    Biden administration issues executive order on port cybersecurity

    The order attempts to shift more ship-to-shore crane manufacturing to the U.S. amid concerns about cyber risk at port facilities.

    By David Jones • Feb. 21, 2024
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    Ryder System sets sights on growing cross-border business

    A new warehouse in Laredo, Texas, and an expanded drayage yard in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, give the carrier additional capacity to handle more freight.

    By Feb. 21, 2024
  • UPS package handlers move shipments from a conveyor belt into package cars at the UPS Centennial Ground Hub on December 6, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky.
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    UPS to cut sorting shifts in New York, Rhode Island and Virginia

    The looming closures add to layoffs the delivery giant is making at facilities in at least five other states.

    By Feb. 20, 2024
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    Maersk adds digital booking to air freight services

    The online tool enables access to instant prices across 70,000 airport connections.

    By Feb. 16, 2024
  • A map of the A1 service from Ocean Network Express (ONE).
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    Retrieved from Ocean Network Express on February 15, 2024
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    ONE, Wan Hai Lines launch revamped Asia-US West Coast service

    The AP1 service is set to start in late spring as import volumes on the popular trade route continue to grow.

    By Feb. 16, 2024
  • A truck drives past shipping containers stacked at the Port of Los Angeles.
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    Cargo diversions to West Coast have started, LA port director confirms

    Lunar New Year and a strong U.S. economy also contributed to a rise in cargo volumes in January, Gene Seroka said.

    By Feb. 16, 2024
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    Walmart lands further FedEx Ground discounts for third-party sellers

    The lower rates through Ship with Walmart come in a soft-demand environment where carriers are more amenable to reduced rates.

    By Feb. 15, 2024
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    CPKC, Bison Transport ink intermodal services agreement

    The deal is among several partnerships between segment players to capitalize on growing cross-border shipping traffic.

    By Feb. 15, 2024
  • Northbound trucks cross the border to enter the United States from Nogales, Sonora, Mexico.
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    Radiant Logistics opens new San Antonio location

    The operation's services include U.S.-Mexico freight forwarding as logistics providers capitalize on nearshoring activity.

    By Feb. 14, 2024
  • Flexport CEO Ryan Peterson stands on a stage at the Manifest Vegas 2024 conference.
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    How Flexport improves ocean transit times with machine learning

    The technology has helped boost transit times by 20%, CEO Ryan Petersen said at Manifest Vegas 2024.

    By Feb. 13, 2024
  • A UPS worker delivers boxes in Manhattan on April 26, 2022 in New York City.
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    UPS launches new Saturday home delivery service in Canada

    The offering is currently available in Toronto's greater metropolitan area, and it will expand to more locations by March.

    By Feb. 13, 2024
  • Three of ArcBest's new Vaux autonomous forklifts stand in a row with their lights illuminated in a dark warehouse.
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    ArcBest debuts line of automated forklifts, reach trucks

    The company has piloted the remotely operated equipment in customers' distribution centers and manufacturing facilities, CEO Judy McReynolds said in an interview.

    By Feb. 13, 2024
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    Online grocer Misfits Market branches into third-party fulfillment

    The company is offering other retailers a range of logistics capabilities, including storing and delivering products, through a newly launched service.

    By Sam Silverstein • Feb. 12, 2024