Category: Professional

Why did Navy take the lead in defense logistics?

As the United States prepares for a potential conflict with North Korea, it is now confronting a growing challenge in its effort to deliver humanitarian aid to those in need.In the coming weeks, the Pentagon and Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) will launch the first batch of the Army’s first...

How to get rid of a ship with a logistic crisis

The crew of a cruise ship is only one part of the equation when it comes to logistics.Logistics is where the rest of the ship and the ship’s cargo are stored.It is where ship management takes place and how it is done.It’s also where the crew gets paid.But, the...

The Latest on Amazon’s $1.4 Billion deal with FedEx

Amazon is closing on a $1 billion deal to sell its warehouse logistics business to FedEx.The company says the deal includes an option to acquire FedEx, which has been in talks with Amazon for several months.The deal will make Amazon one of the largest logistics providers in the U.S....

When Phoenix is ready for a bigger job, we’ll build a bigger ship

Phoenix is a large ship, with about 60 people aboard, but that doesn’t mean the ship’s crew can take on all of its responsibilities.There are many logistics tasks Phoenix can do, including loading, unloading, repairing, and loading cargo onto the ship.It can also be used to move people, goods,...

How to make your own ‘cargo’ container

Al Jazeera is reporting on how to make a cargo container for your home or business.Cargo containers have become the new normal in the world, but in order to make one, you’ll need to understand how they work.The basics of how cargo containers work are covered below.Al Jazeera: What...

How to get your business ready for the next big thing

By now, you’ve probably heard about Amazon’s plans to expand into the health-care sector.Amazon has signed a deal to acquire a 49 per cent stake in Medscape, a startup that sells prescription drugs and health information, which is expected to be worth more than $2 billion.Medscape’s CEO says the...

New breed logistics company has raised $7.3m in funding

New breed and logistics company crowley has raised a record $7 billion in venture capital funding, valuing the firm at $30 billion, and plans to grow to a global scale.The funding round is led by Sequoia Capital, led by Reid Hoffman, co-founder of the software company Salesforce.The company is...

How to get the most out of your mobile data plan

A new study from the research arm of the global telecommunications company, Telstra, suggests that the best way to maximize your data allowance is by keeping your data usage to a minimum.The company, which has its own data usage policy, estimates that it costs telcos about $1.4 billion a...