Examining the Workforce of the Future
To help prepare Los Angeles County youth for career and college pathways in global transportation, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), has joined with the County of Los Angeles to create a Transportation School. The curriculum will be developed to teach students transferrable industry skills focused on science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM).
Top 10 Global Supply Chains
Vero Solutions, a UK-based provider of tracking and safety solutions, analyzed Gartner's annual list of the best supply chains over the past decade. Here's what Vero discovered.
Rooted in Data, Business Blooms
Metrolina Greenhouses integrates ERP and customized, industry-specific tools to improve order, shipping and billing management.
Crowdsourcing: Facing the Crowd
Companies use crowdsourcing throughout the supply chain—from product design to final-mile delivery—to become the leader of the pack.
Thanks to the Amazon Effect, fast and free delivery is the new normal, forcing other online sellers to keep up.
However, there's one area of e-commerce where online sellers can still compete logistically with Amazon and big box players: delivery of oversized, larger-than-parcel items, such as furniture, sofas, armoires, mattresses, treadmills, and more.
But every opportunity comes with certain hurdles.
U.S. Businesses Fight Tariff Battle
More than half of U.S. businesses are battling the effects of the unfolding trade war with China; the majority are already feeling the squeeze of the tariffs introduced earlier in 2018, according to a new AsiaInspection report.
China's Economy Stays Resilient
China's railway freight volume, an indicator of broad economic activity, expanded at a faster pace in the first seven months of 2018, notes a Xinhua report.
Hub Group Sells its Mode Transportation Subsidiary
As part of a business plan to centralize operations and move away from independent owner-operator networks, Hub Group sold its Mode Transportation subsidiary to an affiliate of York Capital Management, a diversified investment manager, for approximately $238.5 million, with about $20 billion under management.
Reuse Service of Use to Container Shippers
CMA CGM and Hapag-Lloyd, two of the world's largest liner shipping companies, now offer reUse, a container management service, in Mexico.
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