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POLA and POLB postpone Container Dwell Fee implementation until October 21

The Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) said that they have again postponed the implementation date for their ocean carrier Container Dwell Fee, which will now not be considered for a four-week period, until October 21.


First autonomous underground cargo delivery system to be ready by 2031

A continuous flow of goods will be transported on a pallet that can handle medium-sized packages such as food and small furniture, as well as a pallet carrying smaller packages from the tunnel’s roof.


Ryder Acquires Logistics Technology Start-Up Baton

Ryder System, Inc. a leader in supply chain, dedicated transportation, and fleet management solutions, announces it has acquired Baton, a San Francisco-based start-up known for the development of a proprietary logistics technology focused on optimizing transportation networks.


Target Announces Leadership Updates

Target Corporation today announced that Brian Cornell has committed to remain as CEO and lead the company for approximately three more years. Additionally, the company announced Arthur Valdez, executive vice president and chief supply chain and logistics officer, will retire from Target. He will be succeeded by Gretchen McCarthy, senior vice president, global inventory management, effective immediately.


DHL Supply Chain Expands Partnership with Locus Robotics

Locus Robotics, the leader in autonomous mobile robots (AMR) for fulfillment warehouses, announces the expansion of their partnership with DHL Supply Chain, the contract logistics leader within Deutsche Post DHL Group.


Adrian Poretti Joins Hostess Brands as Chief Supply Chain Officer

Hostess Brands, Inc. a leading sweet snacks company, today announced that Adrian Poretti has joined the company as chief supply chain officer (CSCO) effective immediately.


Climate Group launches EV100+ to tackle world’s most polluting road vehicles

Five globally recognised businesses – IKEA, Unilever, JSW Steel Limited, A.P. Moller – Maersk and GeoPost/DPDgroup – are the founding members of the initiative, which aims to phase out the heaviest and most polluting vehicles on today’s roads.