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Here’s what’s happening in the world of logistics:

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  • Anchorage port gets new name, but problems remain 18 Nov 2017 15:48 Ledger-Enquirer.com The Port of Anchorage is no more. No, it did not slough off into Cook Inlet overnight, though parts of it have. Rather, the Anchorage Assembly changed its name to the Port of Alaska on Oct. 24, a gesture intended to emphasize the importance of the ailing …
  • New Orleans port continues growth in FY17, expects to close soon on short-line acquisition 17 Nov 2017 20:00 Progressiverailroading The Port of New Orleans surpassed the half-million mark for 20-foot-equivalent units (TEUs) handled at its Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal in fiscal-year 2017, marking the third consecutive year the port achieved that milestone, President and Chief …
  • Tesla Semi: 500-Mile Range, Cheaper Than Diesel, Quick to Charge 17 Nov 2017 19:51 ExtremeTech HAWTHORNE, Calif. — The Tesla Semi launched Thursday night to a host of superlatives. It’s faster, safer, and cheaper to run than anyone expected. Most of all, it will run 500 miles on a single charge, according to Tesla. The battery might have as much as …
  • Why Tesla’s Electric Semi Truck Is the Toughest Thing Musk Has Attempted Yet 17 Nov 2017 17:59 Greentech Media The timing isn’t great for Tesla to be entering a new market segment. Elon Musk’s high-tech energy and transportation company is already overwhelmed with production delays, a massive backlog of Model 3 deliveries, a restructuring solar business and …
  • What Does Tesla's Automated Truck Mean for Truckers? - WIRED 17 Nov 2017 12:46 Google On Thursday night, Elon Musk rolled out Tesla's biggest gizmo yet: a fully electric semitruck. The Semi can go a whopping 500 miles between charges, hauling 80,000 pounds along the way. And it can sorta, kinda drive itself—on highways, anyway. The …
  • Tesla to enter trucking business with new electric semi 16 Nov 2017 20:31 ABCNEWS After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs — and, more recently, solar panels — Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks. The company will unveil its new electric semitractor-trailer Thursday night near its design center in …
  • Atkins: Georgia Tech supply chain, logistics institute supports growing demand at port 16 Nov 2017 10:02 Business in Savannah Business at the Port of Savannah has swelled in recent years, leading to a short supply of qualified workers and warehouse space. In last month’s State of the Port address, GPA announced that in fiscal year 2017, the Port of Savannah moved a record 3.85 …

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  • Anchorage port gets new name, but problems remain 18 Nov 2017 15:48 Ledger-Enquirer.com The Port of Anchorage is no more. No, it did not slough off into Cook Inlet overnight, though parts of it have. Rather, the Anchorage Assembly changed its name to the Port of Alaska on Oct. 24, a gesture intended to emphasize the importance of the ailing …
  • New Orleans port continues growth in FY17, expects to close soon on short-line acquisition 17 Nov 2017 20:00 Progressiverailroading The Port of New Orleans surpassed the half-million mark for 20-foot-equivalent units (TEUs) handled at its Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal in fiscal-year 2017, marking the third consecutive year the port achieved that milestone, President and Chief …
  • Tesla Semi: 500-Mile Range, Cheaper Than Diesel, Quick to Charge 17 Nov 2017 19:51 ExtremeTech HAWTHORNE, Calif. — The Tesla Semi launched Thursday night to a host of superlatives. It’s faster, safer, and cheaper to run than anyone expected. Most of all, it will run 500 miles on a single charge, according to Tesla. The battery might have as much as …
  • Why Tesla’s Electric Semi Truck Is the Toughest Thing Musk Has Attempted Yet 17 Nov 2017 17:59 Greentech Media The timing isn’t great for Tesla to be entering a new market segment. Elon Musk’s high-tech energy and transportation company is already overwhelmed with production delays, a massive backlog of Model 3 deliveries, a restructuring solar business and …
  • What Does Tesla's Automated Truck Mean for Truckers? - WIRED 17 Nov 2017 12:46 Google On Thursday night, Elon Musk rolled out Tesla's biggest gizmo yet: a fully electric semitruck. The Semi can go a whopping 500 miles between charges, hauling 80,000 pounds along the way. And it can sorta, kinda drive itself—on highways, anyway. The …
  • Tesla to enter trucking business with new electric semi 16 Nov 2017 20:31 ABCNEWS After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs — and, more recently, solar panels — Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks. The company will unveil its new electric semitractor-trailer Thursday night near its design center in …
  • Atkins: Georgia Tech supply chain, logistics institute supports growing demand at port 16 Nov 2017 10:02 Business in Savannah Business at the Port of Savannah has swelled in recent years, leading to a short supply of qualified workers and warehouse space. In last month’s State of the Port address, GPA announced that in fiscal year 2017, the Port of Savannah moved a record 3.85 …