Ramesh Kumar

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How Trucking Went From One of the Best Jobs in America to One of the Worst

Longer hours, lower pay, less clout<p>In 1980, the average trucker in America was making an annual salary, adjusted for inflation, equal to more than …

Corporate social responsibility has a massive image problem (but don't kill it)

You know corporate social responsibility has a major image problem when one of its earliest chief executive supporters is calling for its "final …

Halifax staff to look at side guards for city trucks again

A Halifax transportation committee has asked city staff to take another look at the idea of equipping city trucks with side guards.<p>The side guards …

Trucks Carrying Chips And Beer Collide In Florida, Nation’s Dads Experience Mixed Feelings

Are we living in a scary new world where viral marketing is invading the world of road accidents? Not yet (we think), but this ridiculous story from Florida is the sort of thing that breeds suspicion.<p>NBC News reports that a truck carrying Busch beer collided with a truck transporting Frito-Lay …

Trucking boss Peter Colbert jailed for more than 12 years over driver Robert Brimson's death - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

An Adelaide trucking company boss has been jailed for 12 and a half years over a driver's death caused by faulty brakes.<p>Peter Francis Colbert, 56, …

Trucking

Why Don’t We Get Small Trucks in America?

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to <i>Letters to Doug</i>, your weekly source for letters that are written to Doug.<p>For those of you who haven’t …

Hard trucking

Independent truckers say new safety rules threaten their livelihood<p>Independent truckers say new safety rules threaten their livelihood<p><i>Published on Sunday, June 14, 2015</i><p><i>Robert Harsell and his dog Blackie somewhere near Tuscaloosa, Alabama, April 1, 2015</i><p>7:00 a.m. The shipping warehouse in Madison, …

Trucking

ATRI wants owner-operator input on trucking’s top issues

The American Transportation Research Institute has launched its 2015 Top Industry Issues Survey.<p>The annual survey, commissioned by the American …

Trucking

Move to fill a void put trucking firm on road to success

Kenya’s major highways are always dotted with long distance trucks transporting cargo like imported petroleum, vehicles and foodstuff from the port …

East Africa

Suicide by truck: Part 2

‘It’s shocking to see something so deliberate’<p>Carolyn Magner | August 11, 2015<p><i>This is the second installment in the “Suicide by truck” series,</i> …

Mental Health

Suicide by truck: Part 1

<i>This is the first installment in the “Suicide by truck” series, examining the largely undocumented incidents of pedestrians and four-wheelers who</i> …

Mental Health

A fast and furious future for trucking

Worldwide shifts in freight patterns, combined with infrastructure changes like smart highways, connected vehicles and super bridges, will make …

Trucking

How the U.S. Trucking Industry Is Keeping Up With the Economy

With the U.S. economy continuing to expand, trucking companies have had to keep up with ever-growing freight demand. They've been able to do so even …

How Connected Trucks Will Change Logistics by 2020

The Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M), also called the Industrial Internet, (II), are changing customer relationships and …

B2B

The Disruption Uber Has Brought To The Taxi Business Is Coming To Trucking

In the U.S., over 70 percent of all freight movement is hauled by trucks of various types and sizes. Needless to say, any improvements in freight efficiencies will have a cascading positive impact on all corners of the world’s largest and most dynamic economy. The last time the U.S. transportation …

Trucking

Latest chicken recalls highlight a big gap in supply chain transparency

The US Department of Agriculture announced two major recalls last week – by Aspen Foods and Barber Foods – due to possible salmonella contamination. Together, the recalls affected nearly 4m pounds of chicken sold in the US.<p>Sadly, this is just the latest in a series of food crises, and it points to …

Johnson & Johnson

DGCA issues new set of rules for air ambulance operation

With the increasing number of people using air ambulances to fly patients to different cities, the Directorate General Civil Aviation (DGCA) has …

Civil Aviation

California Governor Calls for Zero-Emissions Plan for Freight Industry

Executive order seeks to establish clear targets that improve efficiency and reduce emissions<p>By<p>Erica E. Phillips<p>Erica E. Phillips<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@eephillips_wsj<p>Erica.Phillips@wsj.com<p>California Gov. Jerry Brown called on state leaders Friday to develop a plan to transition to …

Transportation

Prince William talks family life as he starts new job as air ambulance pilot

Prince William started his new job Monday as an air ambulance pilot “feeling the nerves” but excited to continue the career he left in the Royal Air Force.<p>The Duke of Cambridge began his first shift with the East Anglian Air Ambulance, where he will be a part of team providing emergency treatment …

Expectation from Simple Logistics

Ever since S/4 HANA was announced there was mention about Simple Finance and Simple Logistics. After Simple Finance release by SAP there is fair …

SAP SE

Best service provider for hazardous chemical transportation

Difference that chemistry brings to transportation

The Precautions Undertaken For The Transportation Of Dangerous Chemicals

SCAM: Illegal transportation of chemical fertilizers, 292 bags seized - Tv9 Gujarati

This man is solving every product company’s biggest headache — and billionaire investors are buying into it

Nader Mikhail is one of those people. By the age of 13, Mikhail was a top salesman at a local Champs Sports, a job he got by faking his age. In high school, he ran 5 different startups, one of which he later sold when he was 21.<p>That was enough experience to get him into Stanford Business School …

When the Trucks Stop Delivering, ‘The System’ Will Collapse

Collectively speaking, most Americans take for granted the system in place to deliver essential supplies to their area. “The system,” an underlying …

Cyber-attacks

This company's solution to the current truck driver shortage is to recruit more women

“Why don’t you go back to the kitchen where you belong?”<p>When Gay Cooper first started driving trucks over a decade ago, she says she’d occasionally …

Trapped trucks a recurring issue on the area parkways

WASHINGTON — For the second time in a week, an over-height truck became lodged under a low-clearance bridge on the Rock Creek Parkway in D.C., …

George Washington