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Restaurants impacted by recent disasters such as Hurricane Ida and the California wildfires are eligible to apply.
This week: Convoy gives $50/load incentive in October to carrier partners that represent diversity in the workplace, Operation Lifesaver announces this year’s Champion award and ATA is honored for its disaster relief efforts.
The American Logistics Aid Network plays a critical role in disaster relief. Read more about ALAN and its mission.
The company’s disaster relief guru explains how its new program could change the way the logistics industry responds to disasters.
Amazon will store and pre-position supplies for quick release in the event of natural disasters.
Nearly 80% of owner-operators and small fleets do not have plan in place, ATRI finds.
The logistics professionals, shippers, warehouse operators, dispatchers, brokers, and most importantly, truck drivers step up and provide an orchestrated effort to ensure the safety and well being of our country.
Federal Emergency Management Agency’s advisory board recommends a pilot of the blockchain-based registry to ultimately improve claim processes and disaster responses.
UNICEF continues delivering thousands of gallons of water per day as relief agencies struggle to continue operating amid Turkish offensive into Kurdish-controlled territory.
State officials begin reversing highway lanes ahead of hurricane’s near-hit of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. While the National Hurricane Center says the storm isn’t projected to make landfall, it warns there is plenty to worry about, including tornadoes and flooding.
In anticipation of Hurricane Dorian, hundreds of trucks delivered trailers laden with supplies for FEMA to Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama. FreightWaves photographer Jim Allen captured the images from inside the base, showing the logistics involved in preparing for a hurricane.
Here are a few tips to keep in mind for fleets considering to haul a load for FEMA or any other disaster relief project
Magnitude-8 temblor felt across the region. Authorities report one death, in addition to injuries and collapsed roads in remote Amazon region.
The succession makes perfect sense and is a step in the right direction.
Hurricane Katrina was a catastrophe of unprecedented proportions during the record-breaking 2005 Atlantic hurricane season, but it also served as an early example of how useful crowd-sourcing and satellite imagery can be in disaster response.
Karma Delivers is looking to the future of social impact collaboration in the logistics space, where a natural market need exists for technology firms to empower NGO’s and nonprofits with software donation programs and access to education resources.
As Hurricane Florence nears the East Coast, and several named storms threaten other U.S. states and interests, ALAN is mobilizing for action – and encouraging industry businesses to do the same.
FreightWaves spoke with the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) to learn how drivers can use their resources to help ahead of Hurricane Florence.
The trucking industry, working in partnership with major retailers and consumer package goods companies respond to the recent devastation by delivering much needed relief supplies.
FEMA disaster relief logistics highlights the need for blockchain implementation. Blockchain is an emerging technology that promises to bring transparency and visibility to transactions.
Texas’ largest grocery store chain responds to disaster with a convoy of specially outfitted trucks and trailers to deliver relief food, medical supplies, and dry-goods.