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22nd Annual Study of Logistics and Transportation Trends: Masters co-create value – Logistics Management

Click here for article: By Mary C. Holcomb, Ph.D., and Karl Manrodt, Ph.D., Contributing Editors September 01, 2013 The Masters of Logistics have developed strategic partnerships with carriers that enable them to keep costs low while providing innovative service to their customers—and our data show that this value-added perspective is leading to performance that is… Read more »

MMAF walk/run. Sept 7 2013

Save the date for September 7,2013! MMAF will be hosting their ninth annual Say Thanks Day at the Boy Scout Base Camp in historic Fort Snelling. There will be music all morning and activities for the whole family. 8:00 a.m. registration opens at Boy Scout Base Camp. . 9:00 a.m. start for 10K Run and… Read more »

Second waiver to new hours-of-service regulation granted

Less than three weeks into the new hours-of-service regulations, a second waiver to the regs has been issued by the FMCSA.             The first waiver was issued on May 31. It was in response to a request from the Energy Department. The exemption dismisses truckers hauling security-sensitive radioactive materials for the Department of Energy from… Read more »

Obama announced new Fuel-Economy Standards to come for 2019

Last week, President Obama announced that the administration will begin to work on new fuel-economy standards for heavy- and – medium-duty trucks starting in 2019.             “The fuel standards we set over the past few years mean that, by the middle of the next decade, the cars and trucks we buy will go twice as… Read more »