Convoy seeks to reshape annual truckload bid process
Freight broker Convoy on Thursday said it is offering shippers a chance to secure guaranteed capacity for priority truckload freight by agreeing to a fixed...
Vroon to Recycle Three PSVs
The offshore oil and gas downturn has claimed three more victims.Dutch-based Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) will dispose of three out-of-work platform supply vessels (PSV) in an effort to "right-size" its fleet amid the prolonged industry slump…
Intersection of import growth and inventory replenishment remains a sharp supply chain focus area
Over the course of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and especially in recent months, there has been a common theme for many supply chain stakeholders: inventory management and replenishment. There are various factors for that, of course, but most go back to the rapid upswing in demand early on in the pandemic for basic household items such as paper towels, toilet paper, certain food and dairy commodities, in addition to a whole host of other consumer packaged goods (CPG), among others.
Varner AS: Building the world’s best warehouse
That was the goal of Scandinavian retailer Varner. The result is a most highly automated, omni-channel retail distribution center that is also flexible, cost-effective, ergonomic and sustainable.
Cold Chain 2020: Connect, Communicate, Collaborate
Now more than ever, the international cold chain community feels a need to come together to evaluate the lessons learned from the pandemic. At the same time, stakeholders are rethinking industry fundamentals and examining the role digitalization, automation and other technology innovations will play in the future.
Sri Lanka Seeks at Least $1.9 Million from Owner of Fire-hit Tanker
Sri Lanka is seeking at least 340 million rupees ($1.9 million) from the owner of the stricken oil supertanker New Diamond for assistance given to the vessel since it caught fire on Sept. 3, the coordinating officer to the country's attorney…
GLDD Reports $118.8 Million in New Dredging Contracts
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has secured several major dredging awards totaling $118.8 million, the U.S.' largest dredging services provider announced on Wednesday.The awarded deepening, coastal protection, and maintenance dredging work includes projects in South Carolina…
BMT, Philly Shipyard to Conduct U.S. Navy T-AGOS(X) Studies
Naval architecture and marine engineering firm BMT said it has been awarded a contract to conduct industry studies to advance the design of the next generation of U.S. Navy Auxiliary General Ocean Surveillance Ship (T-AGOS(X)).The industry studies address technical solutions and design tradeoffs…
Grain Shipments via St. Lawrence Seaway Climb
Canadian grain shipments through the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway trade corridor are up 20% in response to continuing world demand for wheat and canola, the latest figures show.Year-to-date shipments of grain (from April 1 to August 31) totaled 5.2 million tonnes…
29th Annual Masters of Logistics Survey: Are we ready to change?
While technology is a key part of digital transformation in logistics and transportation, strategy, structure and processes must be aligned accordingly to create value for the company and its supply chain partners.