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Supply Chain Cybersecurity: Tips for Shippers to Mitigate Cyber Attacks

Logistics Viewpoints

Cyberattacks seem to be growing in prevalence and severity, particularly those around the major supply chains in the US, including both the fuel supply chain and the food supply chain.

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Transforming the Supply Chain Using AI with Max Versace

The Logistics of Logistics

Transforming the Supply Chain Using AI with Max Versace. Max Versace and Joe Lynch talk about transforming the supply chain using AI. Max focuses on making AI more useful in real-world applications, especially in the manufacturing supply chain and industrial industry. About Max Versace.

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eCommerce Companies: Are You Tracking the Right Fulfillment Metrics?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Your online store is pulling in a ton of sales. Great! But are you getting your orders where they need to go quickly, accurately and cost-effectively? Is your fulfillment program enhancing or dragging down customer satisfaction and company profitability? Warehouse KPI

Shippers, brokers square off over ocean carrier tariff prices

Supply Chain and Logistics

This article shows the extreme confusion generated by the extra charges and rapidly fluctuating shipping rates with ocean carriers. Everyone is annoyed to say the least. The essence of contracting is being disrupted by these surcharges. Brokers are caught in … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping brokers ocean shipping regulation

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.

Applying the Improvement Kata to the Process of Leadership

The Lean Thinker

Whether you are a line leader or an internal or external consultant, if you are reading this you are likely working to shift the culture of your organization.

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Lift Truck Operator Training Goes Virtual

Food Logistics

As businesses face continued pressure to optimize their performance and preserve slim margins, virtual reality is positioned to offer value in a range of other applications. Software & Technology / Software Solutions

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Editor’s Choice: Machine Learning Will Make Warehouse Managers More Productive

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. Today’s article is from Lucas Systems and highlights the benefits of machine learning in the warehouse.

Navigating the Persistent Truck Driver Shortage

Now, That's Logistics

In the U.S., the truck driver shortage is causing a lot of headaches for shippers.

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1988 Freightliner boasts rare custom big bunk

Overdrive Online

Catch views and hear details of Vermont-based Robert Davis' 1988 Freightliner, which he uses to haul cheese. Custom Rigs

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Leverage SAP IBP to Drive Planning Transformation

Today, traditional SAP IBP deployments are not enough. You need to assure you are leveraging its maximum potential to truly transform planning. And to reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and advance digitalization to gain competitive advantage.

The Psychology of Logistics Sales with Dan Deigan

The Logistics of Logistics

The Psychology of Logistics Sales with Dan Deigan. Dan Deigan and Joe Lynch talk about the psychology of logistics sales. Dan is the founder High-Performance Logistics Sales a company that helps sales reps increase their sales. About Dan Deigan.

Technology Consolidation and Sustainability: The Future of 3PL’s Last-Mile

Food Logistics

As the supply chain rebuilds a stronger future, technology and sustainability will need to be top of mind. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

The Circular Supply Chain: A Push for Sustainability

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain sustainability is increasingly important for the future of business and the world as a whole. Companies are investing more money into sustainability initiatives, seeking to reduce waste and carbon emissions.

Technology is Changing Warehouse Operations

Kuebix

Now that vaccine distribution has become more widespread and restrictions throughout the country are being lifted, businesses that made the decision to operate remotely are reopening office buildings.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Public service message for those outside trucking: Professional drivers' issues more complicated than they seem

Overdrive Online

Here's Overdrive Extra contributor Clifford Petersen's answer to an associate's "not negative, but a bit naive. thoughts on truck drivers," underscoring a central conundrum of trucking work: Tension between safety, pay, home time and regulations. Overdrive Extra

Becoming (and staying) a shipper of choice in a volatile market

The Supply Chain Journal

Capacity levels are strained and reaching all-time historical tightness. Today, carriers are in high demand and have more choices on which organizations to work with than ever before.

Contractor Management Technology Set to Help Cut National Driver Shortage

Food Logistics

New drivers are added daily to IC Recruit, where companies can search by vehicle type and states where they need delivery services. Transportation / Trucking

Agility is not Resilence

Logistics Viewpoints

Gail Sayers, the Most Agile Halfback of all Time. Business professionals talk about “agility” and “resilience” as if they are the same thing. They are not. A company with an agile supply chain can react quickly to big increases or decreases in demand.

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

Freight Capacity Demand Wreaks Havoc For Shipment Delivery

Blue Grace Logistics

Wondering where your new couch is? Freight capacity demand continues to congest delivery schedules, putting global supply chains in a state of strain today. What’s covered in this article: Port congestion exacerbating capacity shortage. Long shipping times for end customers.

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NGVAmerica: Give Natural Gas Vehicles a Seat at the Table in New Jersey

NGT News

NGVAmerica has submitted written comments to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in response to the agency’s proposal to adopt Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) rules.

Exclusive first ride: Nikola electric truck can turn on a dime

The Supply Chain Journal

PHOENIX — From a minimalist cockpit-style cab with nearly every function visible on a 17 1/2-inch display monitor to whisper-quiet battery-electric operation and a turning radius that could jackknife a typical semi, the Nikola Tre daycab is no enhanced computer image or exaggeration.

Building a Safe and Efficient Fleet

Food Logistics

An effective safety program is one of the smartest investments a fleet service can make to reduce costs and improve efficiency. Software & Technology

A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

Editor’s Choice: What Are White Glove Services in Transportation Management?

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. Today’s article is from GlobalTranz and explores white glove services in transportation management.

2021 Produce Season Transportation Capacity Outlook and How to Navigate the Market

GlobalTranz

Following a year of disruption, the tidal wave of shortages seems to be a recurring theme. The construction market is at an all-time high, and the weather seems all but willing to cooperate.

WorkWave Acquires Real Green Systems, Joining Together Two Leading Providers

WorkWave

Time To Read: 3 minutes. Acquisition brings together two of the most respected solutions in the field service industry and furthers WorkWave’s position as a premier provider of solutions that help service companies succeed.

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20 tons of coke = 40+ years in prison for MSC container-ship crew

The Supply Chain Journal

Bosko Markovic began working for ocean carrier Mediterranean Shipping Co. MSC) in 2008. Over the next 11 years, the Montenegrin worked his way up to the position of chief mate, second in command behind the master, with an annual salary of $108,000.

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