The challenge of recruiting drivers

Aug 16, 2018
As the workload for delivery companies heats up, the challenge of finding and retaining quality drivers is getting tougher. Today, delivery companies, on-line mega retailers, Uber and Lyft are all going after the same pool for their drivers. And it’s getting tougher and tougher.

Target Names John Bauer Senior Vice President, Global Inventory Management

Aug 14, 2018
Bauer, formerly chief logistics officer for The TJX Companies, Inc will join August 20th

The new normal, it's uncomfortable

Aug 13, 2018
The economy is off and running, labor is scarce as drivers and warehouse workers become hard to find. One must get used to being uncomfortable as resources tighten in this hot economy. By John Wagner Jr of Wagner Logistics.

10 things eft’s been reading this week

Aug 10, 2018
Can robotic process automation create savings and help solve a growing labour shortage?

Podcast: REI on having a core vision for your supply chain strategy

Aug 10, 2018
Priyanka talks to Bill Best – DVP Supply Chain at Recreational Equipment Inc, more commonly known as REI

Maersk-IBM blockchain shipping solution makes major strides

Aug 9, 2018
A.P. Moller–Maersk and IBM’s blockchain collaboration has added more than 90 organisations and is recording more than one million events per day.

Consolidation in shipping continues as DP World acquires Unifeeder

Aug 8, 2018
Port operator DP World is upping its presence in the global supply chain by buying Unifeeder Group for €660 million

Ride sharing services increase traffic, says Schaller Consulting

Aug 7, 2018
Ride sharing services such as Uber and Lyft, also called transportation network companies (TNC), are increasing congestion in US cities, says Schaller Consulting. Article by ITS international.

Hokkaido's Ussuri brown bears keep their cool with DHL en route to Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Aug 6, 2018
Variety of temperature-control measures, including 10°C trucks, kept the bears from climate-related stress throughout the travels

10 things eft’s been reading this week

Aug 2, 2018
It’s time to get serious about blockchain.