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Leading LTLs cutting headcount, terminals as retail demand slackens

The retrenchment of the $46 billion less-than-truckload (LTL) industry is beginning as the industry enters its slowest freight demand part of the year. FedEx Freight, the LTL unit of FedEx Corp. and the nation’s largest LTL carrier, said it is laying off an undetermined number of drivers

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Types of warehouse automation

Types of warehouse automation

Types of warehouse automation 20 MAY 2022  |ARTICLE BY MEGAN GEE   What are the different types of warehouse automation? It’s not easy to define automation in warehouse. It often looks different for every business. Each type has its own unique features that vary in size, shape,

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Automating warehouse operations and what are her types?

Automating warehouse operations and what are her types?

Over the past few years, automating warehouse operations has been said to be one of the most effective ways to improve return on investment (ROI). In addition, there are many aspects covered by automating warehouse operations, and in this article we will learn all the details about

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The ultimate way to build a predictive supply chain

The ultimate way to build a predictive supply chain

Date/TimeThursday, December 1, 2022 2:00PM ModeratorMichael Levans, Group Editorial Director, Peerless Media PanelistsChristoph Herzig, Director Product Management Supply Chain Solutions, HERE Technologies Magdalina Stravreva, Product Portfolio Management & Strategic Alliances, Siemens Digital Logistics Register Today! The severe disruptions to supply chains of the past three years have

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Flagship Celebrating Veterans All Month Long

Every year on Veterans Day, Flagship honors the brave men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. The holiday commemorates the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, when an armistice was declared between the Allied Nations and Germany

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Trade School Partnership Matches Grads with Work

Since Flagship launched its trade school partnership program just six short months ago, it has grown to include 33 partner institutions and reach hundreds of students pursuing careers in facilities maintenance. Through the partnership program, Flagship aims to build relationships with students, graduates, alumni, and staff at

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Pilot Freight Services opens up new locations in Austin and Omaha

By Jeff Berman, Group News Editor · November 11, 2022 Glen Mills, Penn.-based 3PL, last-mile and full mile services provider Pilot Freight Services, a subsidiary of Denmark-based A.P. Moeller Maersk, said this week it has opened up new locations in Austin, Texas and Omaha, Nebraska. Pilot said these

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Wood pallets continue to reign in MMH’s 12th-annual Pallet Report

Used to transport finished goods from one place to the next, pallets are a mainstay in most warehouses, DCs, third-party logistics facilities and other fulfillment operations. They help companies consolidate goods onto a single, moveable foundation while also protecting those goods and supporting easier materials handling. To

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NCCC says ‘cooling off’ period for BMWED rail labor union is extended

With the current state of negotiations based between the 12 United States railroad labor unions and the nation’s four Class I railroad carriers still playing out, the “cooling off period” for one of the unions— the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees Division of the International Brotherhood

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UPS heralds new Dublin-based healthcare facility set to open in 2023

Atlanta-based global freight transportation and logistics services provider UPS recently announced that its UPS Healthcare subsidiary is gearing up for an expansion in Ireland, with what it called a Dublin-based “first of its kind healthcare facility” set to open in late 2023. UPS said that this new

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