Transportation & Distribution en Self-Driving Vehicle Helps GE with Lean Manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body">GE Healthcare has reduced the size of its repair cell stations at its repair operations center by 40%, due to its use of a self-driving warehouse robot.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution Warehousing News Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:27:00 +0000 206311 at Toyota Testing Fuel-Cell Truck at LA Port <div class="node-body article-body">The truck generates more than 670 horsepower and 1325 pound feet of torque from two Mirai fuel cell stacks and a 12kWh battery, a relatively small battery to support class 8 load operations. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transportation & Distribution News Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:59:00 +0000 206271 at Retail Imports Continue to Grow as Economy Expands <div class="node-body article-body">With the economy in good shape, consumers are willing to spend over the next few months which is driving up imports. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Global Supply Chain Transportation & Distribution News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:46:00 +0000 206251 at In Compliance: Ensuring Safety during HazMat Transportation <div class="field-byline"> Angela Eliacostas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There are many moving parts to consider when transporting hazardous materials, including insurance, regulations, carrier qualifications and safety protocols.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transportation & Distribution Gold Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:23:00 +0000 206221 at Window Closing on Cheap Plentiful Freight for Shippers <div class="node-body blog-body">Sorry, shippers: Though the economy is improving, capacity is getting tighter and transportation rates are rising.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transportation & Distribution Chain of Thought Tue, 18 Apr 2017 12:21:00 +0000 206181 at How to Achieve Best-in-Class DC Performance <div class="field-byline"> Mick McCormick </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Top DCs strive to constantly improve velocity and accuracy, while fostering a culture of identifying and removing inefficiencies.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Powered Vehicles Transportation & Distribution Warehousing Gold Mon, 17 Apr 2017 18:57:00 +0000 206161 at Yale Top 10 Technologies That Will Disrupt Your Supply Chain <div class="node-body gallery-body">Supply chains are evolving to become digital supply networks, which are on-demand and always-on. Is your company ready for this evolution?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Global Supply Chain Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution Drones and Autonomous Vehicles Mon, 17 Apr 2017 18:00:00 +0000 206111 at This Merger of Unequals Works by Keeping Truckers Happy <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The merger of Swift and Knight will help the combined company handle a shortening of the supply chain driven by e-commerce retailers' same-day delivery promises.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transportation & Distribution News Wed, 12 Apr 2017 18:45:00 +0000 206041 at Republican Regulatory Reform Agenda Advances Under the Radar <div class="node-body article-body">The focus on political turmoil and scandal diverts attention from progress in dismantling the regulatory edifice erected during the Obama era.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Global Supply Chain Labor Management Transportation & Distribution News Trump and the Supply Chain Fri, 07 Apr 2017 15:47:00 +0000 205961 at Alex Wong / Getty Transportation Safety Gains Held Back by Red Tape <div class="node-body article-body">“The best way to improve transportation safety is to replace government micromanaging with performance goals, which would hold industries more accountable and encourage new technologies and practices that improve safety,” says Marc Scribner of the Competitive Enterprise Institute.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transportation & Distribution News Mon, 03 Apr 2017 01:42:00 +0000 205281 at