Articles by tag: Mike Bush

Hammer Down with Dan Lindsey: Bridging the Broker-Carrier Trust Barrier in the Logistics Industry

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In today’s ever-evolving logistics industry, the relationship between freight brokers and trucking companies remains fraught with tension. This dynamic is crucial as it directly impacts the efficiency of goods movement across the country. Recent trends show a growing reliance on digital platforms, which, while enhancing technological efficiency, often undermine the essential human element of…

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Hammer Down at ACT Expo 2024: California Paves the Way for a Future of Clean Transportation

The logistics industry is experiencing a pivotal shift towards sustainable practices, and this transformation was on full display at the recent ACT Expo in Las Vegas. With over 12,000 attendees, including industry giants like Volvo and Kenworth, as well as innovative startups like Horizon Motors and InductEV, the event was a hub of discussion…

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Sustainable Trucking Solutions for Small Businesses: Increasing Profitability and Efficiency with Adam Wingfield

The trucking industry is at a pivotal moment, facing significant changes and challenges from regulatory shifts to technological innovations. As one of the backbones of the global economy, the importance of efficient and sustainable trucking solutions cannot be overstated. With the industry grappling with issues like driver shortages, regulatory compliance, and the implementation of…

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Minimising Waste, Maximising Reusability of Returned Items: Streamlining the Returns Process with Two Boxes

As ecommerce continues to dominate retail, the efficiency of handling returns becomes crucial for customer satisfaction and operational sustainability. The return rates for online purchases are significantly higher than those for brick-and-mortar stores, underscoring a major challenge for online retailers. In this environment, investing in technology to streamline the returns process is essential for…

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Navigating the Complex Waters of Supply Chain Fees: Comprehensive Insights into Demurrage and Detention in International Trade

In an era where global supply chains face unprecedented challenges—from pandemic-induced disruptions to escalating international trade tensions—the nuances of logistics operations, such as demurrage and detention fees, are gaining significant attention. These fees are intended to streamline port operations but often result in substantial financial burdens for businesses, highlighting a critical area of the…

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Tax Incentives Are Key for Green Commercial Vehicle Adoption

The push toward greener logistics is gaining traction as concerns about environmental sustainability and climate change continue to grow. Traditional diesel-powered vehicles, long the backbone of the freight industry, are increasingly seen as unsustainable. The introduction of zero-emission vehicles like electric and hydrogen trucks is a promising step, but these technologies face significant barriers…

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Critical Crossroads: Baltimore Bridge Incident Magnifies Maritime Supply Chain Vulnerabilities, Calls for Immediate Overhaul

The recent incident involving the vessel DALI crashing into a bridge in Baltimore has thrust maritime supply chain issues into the spotlight. As global trade continues to intensify, the capacity and safety of maritime infrastructure are under scrutiny. This accident not only highlights the immediate logistical nightmares created by such disruptions but also raises…

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Beth at Blink Charging Shares Eco-Friendly Habits for a Greener Future
June 13, 2024

In light of increasing environmental concerns and in celebration of World Environment Day, individuals are seeking more sustainable practices to reduce their impact on the planet. This trend is highlighted by Beth, the Marketing Manager at Blink Charging in her latest video, where she shares practical tips and personal experiences to inspire others to…

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Blink Charging Showcases Innovative EV Charging Stations at ACT Expo 2024
June 13, 2024

Adam Wing, the Government Business Development Manager for the West at Blink Charging, recently recapped his experience at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, held from May 20-23, 2024, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The annual event brought together fleet professionals from various sectors to showcase innovative solutions and advancements in fleet electrification….

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Blink Charging Enhances EV Charging Solutions at Grupo Fame’s BYD Dealership
June 13, 2024

In an exciting development for the electric vehicle (EV) industry, Blink Charging has partnered with Grupo Fame to enhance EV infrastructure at BYD dealerships in Hermosillo, Morelia, and Querétaro. This move is part of a broader trend toward expanding EV charging capabilities across the region, driven by increasing EV adoption and the need for…

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Blink Charging Showcases Innovative EV Charging Solutions at NAFA 2024
June 13, 2024

The Blink team joined thousands of professionals from across North America to explore the newest advancements in EVs and showcase their EV charging solutions at the North American Fleet Association’s (NAFA) 2024 conference, held from April 22-24 in San Antonio, Texas. The event was a hub of activity for fleet professionals across various sectors….

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Efficiency, Well-being, Environment are the Three Pillars of the New Logistics Paradigm
March 20, 2024

The world of logistics and supply chain management, often hidden in plain sight, is a colossal industry that intricately weaves through the fabric of our daily lives. Despite its monumental impact on the global economy, it quietly powers forward, unseen and uncelebrated. As we stand at the cusp of a technological renaissance, the logistics…

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Hammer Down with Nada Jiddou: How Clarience Technologies is Revolutionizing Transportation Safety and Telematics
March 14, 2024

In an era where technology is rapidly transforming industries, the transportation and logistics sector stands at a pivotal point. With advancements in connectivity, electrification, and autonomous technology, companies are redefining how goods and people move. One such company at the forefront of this revolution is Clarience Technologies, which has evolved from its roots in…

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Navigating Career Transitions: From Education to Entrepreneurship in the Trucking Industry with Trey Griggs
March 7, 2024

The trucking industry faces both challenges and opportunities. Still, the story of transitioning from education to entrepreneurship within this sector highlights a unique journey of growth and innovation. Hammer Down, hosted by Mike Bush, examines this fascinating intersection, featuring Trey Griggs, the Founder & CEO of BETA Consulting Group. This episode explores Griggs’ remarkable…

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Technology’s Dominance in the Freight and Logistics Industry Continues to Evolve as Market Demands Fresh Innovation
February 20, 2024

Within the dynamic realm of freight and logistics, staying ahead of the curve is imperative. As industry players grapple with technological advancements, insights from seasoned experts like Eric Johnson, Director at S&P Global, shed light on the evolving landscape. For a recent episode of “Hammer Down,” host Mike Bush welcomed Johnson, who shared his…

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Carrier Assure’s Innovative Scoring System Removes the Fleet Reliability Gamble
February 13, 2024

Navigating the complexities of fleet reliability and safety in the trucking industry poses a significant challenge, especially given that small fleets operate 90% of trucks on the road. This critical issue is at the heart of a recent episode of Hammer Down, hosted by Mike Bush, featuring an innovative approach by Carrier Assure to…

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ZEBOX’s Liz Ward Sees a Supply Chain Future Powered by Innovation and Entrepreneurship
January 30, 2024

Navigating the future of the supply chain isn’t tricky to see if one sets their navigational positions on innovation and entrepreneurship to lead the way. On Hammer Down, host Mike Bush had the privilege of going inside the dynamic supply chain management and innovation world with Liz Ward, the Head of America Operations at…

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Overcoming Fragmentation Challenges: The Next Big Leap in Logistics
January 18, 2024

Logistics stands at a pivotal crossroads, grappling with the challenges of fragmentation and the urgent need for technological integration. In an industry where efficient movement of goods underpins global economies, innovative trucking and supply chain management solutions are not just desirable – they are essential. This episode of Hammer Down, hosted by Mike Bush,…

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Trade Shows are The Key to Unlocking Potential in Logistics and Supply Chain Networking
January 16, 2024

Amidst a rapidly evolving logistics and supply chain industry, technological advancements and shifts in workforce dynamics are creating new challenges and opportunities. In this episode of Hammer Down with Mike Bush, he dives into the transformative world of supply chain management, featuring Mia Mazal, the Business Development and Partnership Manager at Sworkz. Mia discusses…

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Navigating Logistics and Technology: Insights from an Industry Veteran
January 11, 2024

How can industry professionals and newcomers alike navigate the rapidly changing and transforming convergence of logistics and technology to drive innovation and efficiency in supply chains? The latest episode of Hammer Down, hosted by Mike Bush, features Bart De Muynck, the Strategic Advisor for Better Supply Chains. Bush unpacks De Muynck’s extensive experience in…

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