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Private garbage truck driver kills pedestrian at dangerous Brooklyn intersection – Streetsblog New York City

The driver of a private garbage truck struck and killed a man at a notoriously dangerous intersection in Brooklyn, just yards from Barclays Center, on Friday afternoon, the latest in a series of fatal crashes during the deadliest year yet under Vision Zero. “Road violence is a crisis in our city, and we need leaders […]

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Annual Make-A-Wish Mother’s Day Convoy returns on a grand scale

Trucking news and briefs for Wednesday, March 2, 2022: The Mother’s Day convoy returns on a grand scale this year The annual Make-A-Wish Mother’s Day Convoy will take place on Sunday, May 8, from the Manheim Auto Auction in Manheim, PA.After two years cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic, Make-A-Wish Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley […]

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FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Impacting Truck Driver Shortage – Job Screening Resources

Written by ESR News blog editor Thomas Ahearn The Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse (Clearinghouse) – an online database that gives employers and government agencies real-time access to information about Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and Commercial Learner’s Permit (CLP) holders ) that are covered by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Drug and Alcohol Testing […]

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Look for a job? Free truck driver training offered

The Louisiana Workforce Commission hopes to ease the statewide truck driver shortage by offering free truck driver training to qualified applicants. The Drive Your Future program has been spurred by the shortage of truck drivers and the supply chain crisis the country is currently facing. “From food to furniture, truckers help keep Louisiana’s economy moving,” […]

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New Virginia community college program aims to address ongoing shortage of truck drivers

ROANOKE, Va. – The shortage of truck drivers hit an all-time high in 2021, according to the American Trucking Association. Now there’s a new scheme in the Commonwealth that aims to change that, meaning you might see fewer empty shelves at your local grocery store. It’s painful to see bare shelves in stores, but with […]

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Hair test identifies ‘harder’ illicit drug use better than urinalysis, study of truck drivers finds

According to a new study by researchers at the University of Central Arkansas, truckers who use illicit drugs use more cocaine than marijuana, contrary to federal reports. The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security, or Trucking Alliance, recently published the study showing that twice as many drivers would likely have been banned from driving if […]

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Canadian truck driver vacancies hit record highs: report

Trucking HR Canada reports a “staggering” job vacancy rate among Canadian truck drivers, with 22,990 vacant driver positions in the third quarter of 2021. The numbers represent a 20% increase in vacancies in the second quarter of the year. And that’s the highest point since Statistics Canada started tracking job vacancies in 2015. (Photo: istock) […]

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Republic Services mobilizes strikebreakers against strikers

[ad_1] On Thursday, striking sanitation workers employed by Republic Services voted 136 to 86 to reject a contract deal between the company and Teamsters Local 542, a so-called “improved” contract proposal, and to continue their strike in parts of San Diego and Chula Vista, California. The workers rejected a wage offer of just above the […]

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Delivery problems weigh on almond growers | News

[ad_1] Now that snow is building up over the Sierra Nevada, water issues appear to have been overtaken by logistical headaches, the number one concern for Kern County almond growers this year. People in the industry say port congestion has combined with a shortage of truck drivers and other supply chain issues to frustrate local […]

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Colorado governor cuts sentence for truck driver Rogel Aguilera-Mederos to 10 years, as workers continue to call for his freedom

[ad_1] Just over two weeks after 26-year-old truck driver Rogel Aguilera-Mederos was cruelly sentenced to 110 years in prison for a 2019 crash that killed four people and injured others, Colorado Governor Jared Polis announced Thursday that he was withdrawing 100 years of Aguilera -Peine de Mederos and reducing his sentence to 10 years. People […]

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Truck Driver Who Died Boxing Day Remembers “Absolute Gentleman and Loving Father”

[ad_1] Johnny Rolton was heading towards Christchurch, crossing Canterbury’s Lewis Pass in the early hours of Boxing Day, when his headlights caught debris strewn on the road. Thinking he was heading straight for a landslide, the 33-year-old immediately hit his brakes. But on closer inspection, he discovered that they were vegetables, fruit and broken crates. […]

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Expect more shipping chaos with the Omicron variant

[ad_1] From sailors refusing to reboard ships to truck drivers whose concerns over COVID-related border closures outweigh the lure of a wage hike, the transportation industry braces for another year of A roller coaster of supply chain disruption. As Omicron infections increase and governments tighten restrictions, logistics companies around the world, from global giants to […]

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The turmoil shows that the expedition is submerged ⋆ 4State News MO AR KS OK

[ad_1] .Photo {width: 100%;max width: 50rem} The turmoil in the global supply chain this year has exposed just how complex it can be to do the seemingly simple job of getting a product from one place to another. The need to ship surgical masks to West Africa from China may have a cascading effect on […]

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“It affects our whole business:” S&S Transport faces truck driver shortage

[ad_1] The shortage of truck drivers in the United States has hampered efforts to end supply chain shortages in the persistence of the COVID-19 pandemic, and S&S Transport has addressed issues arising from it since its inception. . S&S Transport, which began operations in 1981 with two employees and a single truck it did not […]

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Australia to increase urea manufacturing capacity to “short-term” remedy AdBlue shortage

[ad_1] Australia is set to ramp up manufacturing of a key diesel exhaust fluid ingredient essential to keeping the country’s freight and logistics sectors on track. Key points: Incitec Pivot will soon increase local urea production The deal comes after Incitec announced plans to close a fertilizer plant in Brisbane Industry insider warns Australia should […]

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Iowa businesses tackle truck driver shortage

[ad_1] Wegayewu Faris of Coralville uses a hammer Monday to check truck tire inflation as he performs a pre-ride inspection at the Kirkwood Community College continuing education facility in southwest Cedar Rapids. The intensive four-week course includes over 200 hours of classroom instruction, including a driving simulator, as well as at least 60 hours of […]

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Supply chain and shipping bottlenecks ease as winter winds increase

[ad_1] Supply chain bottlenecks are easing as fewer sea containers are anchored off California ports, but a persistent shortage of truck drivers and the impact of the latest variant of Covid-19 remain concerns. obstacles. Delays in shipping and sourcing materials played a major role in rising inflation levels in the United States But there are […]

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Port of LA Seroka Says Shipping Reform Act Will Increase Industry Transparency

[ad_1] By Ana Monteiro and Michael Sasso (Bloomberg) – The first major update to U.S. international shipping laws in more than two decades, which passed the House this week, will help boost transparency in the industry if passed by the Senate, the Senate said. chief of the Port of Los Angeles. “What it does is […]

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How Auto Transport Companies Are Using Technology To Easily Move Vehicles Across The Country

[ad_1] photo by Stefan Doncean of Pexels The car shipping industry offers great convenience to car owners. On the one hand, car shipping makes it easier to transport your car to your new home, especially if you are moving to another state or country. You simply ship your car and it is delivered to the […]

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Deportation decision delayed for ex-truck driver in Humboldt Broncos bus crash case

[ad_1] The Canada Border Services Agency must prepare a report recommending that Jaskirat Singh Sidhu be allowed to remain in his adopted country or that he be deported.Kayle Neis / The Canadian Press The decision to deport a former truck driver who caused the fatal Humboldt Broncos bus crash to India is unlikely to be […]

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Automotive logistics solutions and transport services in 2022

[ad_1] Have you ever wondered about the processes that go into delivering your vehicle? Rest assured that there is a lot going on in automotive logistics. You might think it’s as simple and smooth as your usual online shopping, but there’s quite a process going on before your car can arrive at its final destination. […]

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Index sees availability of truck drivers “dramatically improving”

[ad_1] New data shows an improving market for rental truck drivers, in part because most drivers will be exempt from the new federal COVID-19 mandate, which is currently going through federal courts as part of a likely trip to to the Supreme Court of the United States. The data comes from the October reading of […]

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We need better medical standards for truck drivers

[ad_1] When they meet on December 15, Australian transport ministers will have the opportunity to set medical standards for truck drivers. Medical standards are not adequate. They are not good enough at deciding whether someone is up to the demanding task of driving a truck safely. The medical standards are set out in a document […]

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Cincinnati Area Police Services Offer Address To Quell Shipping Problems During Vacation

[ad_1] In addition to worrying about the on-time arrival of holiday packages, some are adding another concern this year: thieves stealing packages from the doorstep. For Anne Reid, becoming a victim of so-called “porch pirates” is not an assumption but a reality. Earlier this month, her Ring cameras captured a woman stealing two work-related packages […]

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Webinar to explore ways to rethink truck driver compensation – Drivers

[ad_1] The driver shortage dominated ATRI’s list of top trucking concerns this year. How much does the driver pay? Photo: Jim Park An upcoming HDT webinar will explore how innovative compensation methods can help truck fleets recruit and retain drivers, including hourly wages, minimum wages, certification-based pay levels and more. This will be the first […]

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ATRI’s latest operating cost report documents scale of COVID-19 impacts on trucking

[ad_1] ARLINGTON, Virginia., 23 November 2021 / PRNewswire / – The American Transportation Research Institute today released the findings of its 2021 update on An analysis of the operational costs of trucking. The new “Ops Costs” research is based on detailed financial data for 2020 provided directly by hauliers across all industries and all fleet […]

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China, shipping and Brexit: why the UK could face a shortage of Christmas toys | China

[ad_1] AAt a toy factory in southeast China, boxes of plastic dart guns are stacked on the floor. Sometimes so many packages pile up that they spread across the production area, slowing down the work of making more toys. What to do with all the blaster pistols, which have been sold to retailers in the […]

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Pomona Explores Outsourcing Residential Waste and Recycling Services – Daily Bulletin

[ad_1] With rising service costs, the city of Pomona this week took steps to outsource its waste and recycling programs. The move is the result of the city needing significant investment in its internal services, including a new garbage truck, replacement of required containers and additional staff positions, officials said. Meanwhile, the city expects higher […]

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Port of Baltimore sustained for miles on Tuesday; Adds Business Amid Shipping Crisis – CBS Baltimore

[ad_1] BALTIMORE (WJZ) – Traffic was at a standstill at the Port of Baltimore on Tuesday, with the supply chain crisis showing no signs of abating. Fortunately, port officials say container ships are waiting in limbo at the Port of Los Angeles, there are no backlogs here, and business is being redirected to Baltimore. READ […]

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Newsom and Buttigieg announce multibillion-dollar loan deal to improve shipping infrastructure at Los Angeles and Long Beach ports – CBS Los Angeles

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A multibillion-dollar loan deal was announced Thursday between the state and the US Department of Transportation to fund infrastructure improvements to help remove the shipping bottleneck at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The partnership will allow California to accelerate work on port-specific upgrades, expand freight rail capacity, […]

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California High School Truck Driver Program Tackles Wrecking Supply Chain Shortage

[ad_1] A high school get behind the wheel and train the next generation of truck drivers to help with the nation’s crippling supply chain crisis. Patterson High School in California introduces a supply chain and logistics program to upper-level students, offering post-graduation truck driving certification as well as other vocational training. “I think it really […]

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The late Hagerstown truck driver recognized for his act of good samaritan

[ad_1] A Hagerstown truck driver killed while helping in a crash on a West Virginia freeway over the summer has recently been honored for his latest heroic act. Longtime trucker Adam “Troy” Miller, 53, was posthumously recognized as a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association, based in Alexandria, Virginia. Miller died July 1 while […]

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Holiday Expectations for DFW Shipping Hub – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

[ad_1] It’s not even Halloween and there are concerns about stocking stores this year for the Christmas season. The COVID-19 pandemic has crippled the supply chain, from manufacturers to customers. The nation relies on DFW to help bring the goods to market. “A lot of things come into Dallas, are redistributed and shipped, and it’s […]

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Shipping issues also hit auto parts hard

[ad_1] This MTD exclusive was provided by Dennis McCarron, partner of Cardinal Brokers, one of the leading brokers in the tire and automotive industry (www.cardinalbrokers.com). As I write this column, the telltale signs of problems are already present. Backorders for tires, which are not new, are becoming more frequent and deepening in SKUs. With the […]

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Shipping Disruption – How To Get Furniture In Your Home For Christmas

[ad_1] Retail purchases, both in-store and online, have increased dramatically in the wake of the pandemic, and well-documented shipping disruptions have affected all industries and businesses. Production in China continues to be hit hard. Disruptions and delays have been caused by Covid outbreaks, work restrictions due to power outages, as well as shipments to tackle […]

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Global Supply Chain Sends Goods and Services Short in Madison | Economic news

[ad_1] Most shipping companies already lack the capacity to meet current demand, he said. It doesn’t help that no product moves along the same thread in the supply chain. A sign warns customers of supply chain shortages preventing goods from reaching consumers at Willy Street Co-op. So instead of being able to dock in ports, […]

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Truck driver shortage adds to supply chain dilemma – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

[ad_1] NORTH OF TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Owner of a North Texas trucking company says moving the Port of Los Angeles to 24/7 service is a step in the right direction as it will bring more cargo to the United States, but points out that there are many more supply chain issues to be addressed. outside. […]

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Florida Ports Council urges shipping lines to avoid California

[ad_1] MIAMI – To help with supply chain traffic jams, the Florida Ports Council is asking shipping companies to avoid the growls in California, use the Panama Canal, and travel to the Sunshine State. President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that the Port of Los Angeles will move to 24/7 service like the Port of […]

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Start shopping for the holidays now: global shipping delays expected to worsen during peak retail season

[ad_1] CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – Experts say international shipping delays could cause problems this holiday season. The supply chain has been backed up for months due to the pandemic and peak retail season is approaching. It comes down to a labor shortage in several industries as well as a high demand for products. Retail therapy […]

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Shortage of truck drivers in Latvia and across Europe / Article

[ad_1] The shortage of truck drivers and the problems it poses for the road transport sector in Europe have increased in recent weeks, and the consequences are also being felt in Latvia, Latvian radio reported on October 12. The UK, with Brexit and the pandemic, is currently facing the deepest crisis in the industry. However, […]

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Insurgency: Truck drivers spend more than 7 billion naira per year to deliver goods and services to Borno – Sheikh Yerwama

[ad_1] Truck drivers plying the Maiduguri – Konduga – Bama – Banki road, which is approximately 150 km long, are said to spend around seven billion and five hundred million naira per year on the deplorable roads congested by the constant attacks of the Islamic State on the West African Province, ISWAP fighters and members […]

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Victoria tow truck driver accused of deceptive practices loses his license to operate

[ad_1] Victoria Council has revoked the license to operate a tow truck driver who staff say operated with “deceptive marketing practices”. City staff recommended revoking John Mueller’s license as an I-Tow group because, they say, he “showed a contempt for city bylaws.” Mueller is accused of repeatedly overcharging people, failing to correctly identify his vehicle, […]

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Businesses Worried Delays Affect Holiday Shipping

[ad_1] CANTON DES PLAINES, COUNTY OF LUZERNE (WBRE / WYOU) – The supply chain crisis is having a huge impact, including on local NEPA businesses. A business owner in Luzerne County is already worried about the impact of the issue on her store this holiday season. It’s only October, so it’s kinda weird thinking about […]

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Labor shortages spread to professional services

[ad_1] This article is an in-place version of the City Bulletin. Subscribe here Send the newsletter directly to your inbox on weekdays Don’t worry about the lack of truck drivers and fruit picking things are getting really serious now: Shortage of professional service staff. Companies in some cities have started to quit their jobs due […]

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Shipping container issues drive up retail prices

[ad_1] As for the skyrocketing prices for shipping those large containers, if the big companies have to pay an extra cost, that means you do too. Have you noticed that random items are suddenly out of stock at stores in your area? Your favorite shampoo, or those cookies you love? Well, the reason behind it […]

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UK factories face growing supply problems and staff shortages -PMI

[ad_1] British factories in September suffered their weakest month since February, when the country was still largely locked down, according to a survey that highlighted the impact of supply chain problems and staff shortages on manufacturers. The IHS Markit / CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers index fell for a fourth consecutive month, to 57.1 from […]

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How Fuel and Driver Shortages Affect Ecommerce Delivery Services Today – and the Outlook for Peaks in Business – Operations and Logistics

[ad_1] Cars queued up to buy fuel at a BP petrol station in Berkshire this week as UK drivers panic to buy fuel. Image: Amani A / Shutterstock.com The fuel and driver shortages that made headlines this week are not affecting door-to-door delivery services at this time, according to delivery companies and retailers. But with […]

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Over 2,000 UK service stations remain dry due to shortage of truck drivers

[ad_1] A sign indicating a lack of fuel is displayed at the entrance of a gas station in London on September 30. Frank Augstein / The Associated Press More than two thousand UK service stations were still dry on Thursday as a shortage of truck drivers began to disrupt deliveries to pharmacies, while farmers warned […]

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UK financial services industry calls for easing visa requirements to stay competitive

[ad_1] LONDON – Britain’s financial sector has called on the government to ease visa requirements for foreign staff who wish to work for up to six months in the country in order to maintain its global competitiveness. A Global Talent Mobility report from TheCityUK, City of London Corporation and EY consultants on Thursday presented ways […]

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Opening of the vaccination clinic for truck drivers in Goondiwindi

[ad_1] Date: 09.30.2021 New COVID-19 vaccination clinic has opened for truck drivers at Goondiwindi Showgrounds Goondiwindi Exhibition Center Hosts Covid Shots It comes after the Palaszczuk government announced on Tuesday that vaccinations would soon be mandatory for all freight drivers entering Queensland. The clinic is located at the Goondiwindi Showgrounds on Boundary Street and will […]

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International shipping workers warn of collapse of global transportation systems

[ad_1] A coalition of unions representing shipping workers around the world has warned of an imminent “collapse of global transportation systems” due to the lingering impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. In an open letter on Wednesday, labor groups warned that fragmented and inconsistent pandemic restrictions around the world have plunged global shipping into chaos. The […]

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USPS Overhaul and Blocked Ports May Cause Shipping Delays During Holidays – NBC Bay Area

[ad_1] A reorganization of the United States Postal Service combined with a standoff at West Coast ports could lead to vacation shortages and shipping delays. Starting Friday, a small amount of first class mail and periodicals may take longer to arrive. First class single mail traveling within the same region will still be delivered within […]

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Lack of workers still fueling supply chain problems

[ad_1] These days, everything from seemingly random shortages of items in the grocery store to fine print warnings that your online purchases could experience shipping delays, can all be attributed to a terribly broken supply chain. The everyday items and services we all take for granted – buying half and half, repainting the kitchen, buying […]

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Shipping delays, supply chain issues for Walmart and Costco ahead of the holiday season

[ad_1] Safeguarding container ships off major ports of entry has significantly slowed the country’s supply chain, prompting new workarounds ahead of the busy retail holiday season. Many shipping companies and retailers have recently faced a massive backlog of goods and consumers may soon be paying the price of rising prices. The onslaught of manufacturing and […]

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End of leave brings uncertainty to UK jobs and economy

[ad_1] More than one million British workers face an uncertain future this week as the UK becomes the world’s first major economy to end its COVID-19 employment support program. The program, which at its peak paid a third of employees to stay at home, has cost more than £ 68 billion ($ 93 billion) – […]

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Port manager warns shipping industry is in “crisis mode”

[ad_1] Port of Long Beach executive director Mario Cordero said the industry was in “crisis mode”. In September, backlogs at the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports broke several records. The Port of Long Beach operates 24/7 hours, but that might not be enough to tackle the problem. Loading Something is loading. A historic backlog […]

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UK fuel crisis threatens to hit healthcare and industry

[ad_1] Receive free updates on UK businesses and the UK economy We will send you a MyFT Daily Summary email bringing together the latest news on UK business and economics every morning. British medical workers and transport companies warned on Monday that the fuel crisis threatened to significantly disrupt essential services and industry as they […]

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Delivery delays increase ahead of the holiday season

[ad_1] Aaron Terrazas, director of economic research at Convoy, joins Yahoo Finance to discuss supply chain bottlenecks and labor shortages in the trucking industry. Video transcript [MUSIC PLAYING] ALEXIS CHRISTOFOUROS: Shipping operations at U.S. ports remain obstructed as ports, truckers and warehouses cannot find enough workers or cannot agree on hours of operation. Here to […]

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Looming lorry driver gap in Europe undermines UK appeals – POLITICO

[ad_1] The shortage of truck drivers is not just a UK problem. This adds to the difficulties of the UK government’s emergency efforts to save the country from supply chain chaos by offering European truckers short-term visas. Petrol stations across the UK are running out of fuel after the supply crunch led to panic buying […]

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FleetForce Truck Driving School Expands Services to Sarasota-Manatee and Collaborates with State College of Florida

[ad_1] Business MONDAY 27 SEP 2021 | DAILY SRQ MONDAY BUSINESS EDITION FleetForce Truck Driving School, one of Florida’s leading exclusive entry-level commercial driver training programs, has announced its expansion to Sarasota-Manatee starting October 4. In conjunction with the State College of Florida (SCF), the expansion will make it FleetForce’s second truck driving school sites […]

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Gasoline shortage, skyrocketing gasoline prices and shortage of lorry drivers are fueling inflation fears in the UK

[ad_1] But Britain feels like something else. He really knows the cluster very well. Starting with the oil crisis. There are 100,000 vacancies in the UK trucking industry. The COVID-19 pandemic meant that around 40,000 driving tests never took place, delaying the licensing of new drivers. Another 20,000 European drivers have left Britain in recent […]

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Sainsbury’s in Otford only offers fuel to emergency services

[ad_1] A supermarket gas station now only allows emergency service personnel to stock up on fuel. The Sainsbury’s of Otford have installed a sign at the entrance to the forecourt stating “fuel emergency services only”. The move comes at the end of the third day of motorists facing long queues as they attempt to get […]

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UK has warned visa plan to address truck driver shortage will not solve crisis

[ad_1] Trucks are seen in a heavy truck parking lot, at Cobham Services on the M25 motorway, Cobham, Great Britain, August 31, 2021. REUTERS / Peter Cziborra / File Photo UK to issue 5,000 temporary visas to truck drivers Transport industry announces shortage of 100,000 drivers Retail sector says government plans are insufficient UK grants […]

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Long queues and fuel rationing as Britain faces truck driver shortage, Auto News, ET Auto

[ad_1] The UK’s Road Haulage Association (RHA) says Britain faces a shortage of some 100,000 drivers, due to the departure of workers from the industry. LONDON (Reuters) – Long lines of vehicles headed to gas stations in Britain on Saturday, where a severe shortage of truck drivers has led to fuel rationing and some dry […]

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Long queues and fuel rationing as Britain faces shortage of truck drivers

[ad_1] LONDON, September 25 (Reuters) – Long lines of vehicles headed to gas stations in Britain on Saturday, where a severe shortage of truck drivers has led to fuel rationing and some dry pumps, and prompted the government to consider issuing temporary work visas. Across the country, motorists lined up to refuel their vehicles. A […]

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Christmas chaos: Delivery delays mean Santa could be late this year

[ad_1] Klaus Müller-Blech sends Christmas to Gettysburg, Pa. In a 1,000-foot-long container ship. So far it is three months behind due to global transport congestion. Mr Müller-Blech, 62, is the Christmas King of Germany, an Asian importer of mass-produced decorations that he resells across the West alongside the hand-blown glassware his family has been making […]

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Iowa farm service provider hit with BlackMatter ransomware and $ 5.9 million ransom

[ad_1] New Cooperative – an Iowa-based agricultural services provider – has been the victim of a ransomware attack, continuing a series of incidents affecting farm businesses this year. The company did not respond to requests for comment but confirmed to Bloomberg News that it was suffering from a “cybersecurity incident” that impacted some of its […]

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Rising shipping costs are the latest inflation conundrum for businesses

[ad_1] Transportation costs (usually a fraction of the price of a finished product) appear to be another obstacle in the supply chain, overwhelming some companies that already pay more for raw materials and labor. Fabric and craft retailer Jo-Ann Stores LLC said it has spent 10 times its historical cost in some cases to move […]

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United Family Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week | KLBK | KAMC

[ad_1] LUBBOCK, Texas (press release) – The following is a press release from The United Family: Each year The United Family celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week by going the extra mile for the drivers who are the backbone of the business as well as the regional supply chain. Under normal circumstances, these team members […]

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America Rolls Strong Truck Parade Celebrates National Truck Drivers Appreciation Week

[ad_1] Parade of 30 Trucks Celebrates National Truck Drivers Appreciation Week and Showcases the Essential Character of the Professional American Truck Driver The America Rolls Strong Truck Parade is about the professional drivers of our country who are absolutely essential to our economy and deserve to be called out for their continued service in some […]

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Disruption due to UK truck driver shortage to worsen, logistics boss warns

[ad_1] Supply chain updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about supply chain news. The disruption due to the shortage of truck drivers in the UK is expected to worsen, with more goods not reaching main street shelves, the chief of Great Britain’s largest logistics subcontractor warned. Brittany. James […]

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Peak shipping season with a roar at the Port of Long Beach

[ad_1] The Port of Long Beach reported Thursday that the “peak sailing season started with a roar” and culminated in its strongest August on record. The port processed 807,704 twenty-foot equivalent units in August, an increase of 11.3% from the same month last year. Imports rose 11.7% to 407,426 TEUs, while exports declined 5.3% to […]

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CH Robinson to donate up to $ 75,000 during Truckers’ Appreciation Week

[ad_1] CH Robinson launched a digital thank you campaign and raffle designed to galvanize the nation behind an important goal: to pay tribute to the truck drivers who never got off the road and never stopped delivering, even during the most difficult times. The global logistics company encourages the public and its employees to submit […]

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Backlog of DMV testing could contribute to shortage of school bus and truck drivers

[ad_1] There are many reasons for the continuing shortage of bus and truck drivers, but some say a backlog of CDL testing is prolonging the problem. MINNEAPOLIS – As children across the state return to school this week, getting there has become a major problem for several districts. A continuing shortage of bus drivers – […]

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Ikea struggles to stock mattresses amid driver shortage and shipping crisis

[ad_1] Ikea is struggling to stock popular products due to driver shortages and the shipping crisis. About 10% of its product line is not available in its stores in the UK and Ireland, a spokesperson said. Popular products, such as mattresses, are hard to find in stores, they said. Loading Something is loading. Ikea is […]

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US ports see shipping congestion likely to extend through 2022

[ad_1] Executives at some of the busiest U.S. ports expect shipping gateway congestion to continue over the next year, as the crash of goods from manufacturers and retailers seeking to replenish depleted stocks pushes back the usual seasonal lulls in shipping. Ports are already overwhelmed with a record number of containers reaching U.S. shores during […]

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UK rail freight can respond to trucker crisis

[ad_1] Rail freight operators say they have the solution to Britain’s long-term truck driver shortage. A permanent solution to the driver supply chain deficit would be a radical adjustment to use rail freight much more. This change could be almost immediate, thanks to the capacity freed up by reduced passenger trips in the event of […]

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What is the impact of freight and shipping on the environment?

[ad_1] In light of the IPCC’s damning report on the impact of policies on climate change, many of us are forced to rethink how we can operate more sustainably. With that in mind, we’ve reflected on the emissions of some industries, what those industries are doing to improve their sustainability, and what more they need […]