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Breakbulk Americas with Jeff Tucker

The Logistics of Logistics

Jeff Tucker and Joe Lynch discuss the Breakbulk Americas conference.

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Does My Online Brand Need Faster Order Fulfillment?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

With the rise in eCommerce has come an increased consumer expectation for faster order fulfillment. Though this demand can vary by product type, many online shoppers now expect the goods they purchase online nearly as quickly as if they’d bought them in a store.

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The HDVI Story with Chuck Wallace

The Logistics of Logistics

Chuck Wallace and Joe Lynch discuss the HDVI story. Chuck is the CEO and Co-founder of High Definition Vehicle Insurance (HDVI) , where he leads an experienced team of insurance, technology, and trucking industry experts who deeply understand the challenges of today’s fleets. About Chuck Wallace.

Supply Chain Disruption and the Looming Shortages

Logistics Viewpoints

At the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, supply chain disruption became a common phrase in the media. In truth, it went well beyond what was being reported in the newspapers and on TV. Supply chain disruption became a key talking point for just about everyone.

5 Unexpected Ways to Control Supply Chain Costs in 2023

Speaker: Todd Simms and Andy Johnson

Join industry experts Todd Simms and Andy Johnson as they break down five budget line items that ballooned out of control in 2022 and strategies to control them in 2023.

3 Ways Shippers Can Solve the Carrier Allocation Logjam

Food Logistics

Shippers looking to thrive this holiday season must turn to technology and embrace the latest allocation management practices to avoid encountering more issues. Transportation

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The KlearNow Story with Rick Tellez

The Logistics of Logistics

Rick Tellez and Joe Lynch discuss the KlearNow story. Rick is the Co-founder of KlearNow , a tech firm dedicated to simplifying global customs clearance and drayage functions. About Rick Tellez.

Amware CEO appears on 'Business Power Hour' program

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Amware CEO Harry Drajpuch recently appeared on The Business Power Hour podcast with Deb Krier to discuss the vital role that backend order fulfillment operations play in the success or failure of companies. Fulfillment Operations Fulfillment Outsourcing

Editor’s Choice: Why Supply Chain Design Is Not a “One-and-Done” Exercise

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 Ahmad Jiwani at Coupa and looks at supply chain design.

The Supply Chain is Still Such a Mess

Food Logistics

The supply chain is such a mess. That's the word on the show floor at IFDA's Distribution Solutions Conference. But, you know what happens to messes? They eventually get cleaned up. Transportation

Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

Port of Houston mulls dwell measures to cope with record-breaking volumes

Supply Chain and Logistics

The Port of Houston is quickly becoming a major container import location. but some congestion is occurring and the dwell time of containers is increasing to close to 6 days, causing slowdowns in the yards. The port has adopted a … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Shipping Supply Chains container shipping disruptions dwell time port congestion ports supply chains

Driver, trucking advocate Jess Graham receives truck makeover

Fleet Owner

Owner-operator had the sleeper cab of her 1995 Freightliner FLD renovated by Transfix for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. For the Driver

An Entrepreneur Explains The 10 Things Needed to Build A Business that Investors Can’t Say ‘NO’ To

Logistics Viewpoints

Bruce Welty, Founder of the Unicorn Locus Robotics. Supply chain management is hot. Investment is flowing into supply chain companies. In 2021, more than $25 billion was invested in supply chain companies in just the first three quarters of the year.

Fords Fortifies Leadership Team to Support Electric Vehicle Growth

NGT News

Ford Motor Co. has made key leadership changes to support the development of electric vehicles (EV) at scale, strengthen its internal combustion product line and transform the company’s global supply chain management. Doug Field was named chief advanced product development and technology officer.

5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

New UCL report claims $850bn of LNG-capable tonnage risks being stranded by 2030

Supply Chain and Logistics

UCL Energy Institute is a very influential research group. The UCL part is University College London. Their investigation of LNG-fueled vessels indicates that these ships are not on the best path to reduce carbon emissions. Thus, many of them being … Continue reading → Investing Logistics Shipping Strategy Sustainability emissions imo2020 LNG power LNG-fueled ships ocean shipping shipbreaking shipping investment

The List of Sponsors and the Size of Expo Continue To Expand at Manifest Vegas 2023

The Logistics of Logistics

Multiple New Activations Have Been Added Such as a Mocktail Bar, a Rosé All Day Wine Bar and Bacon & Donut Bar! NEW YORK (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 14, 2022. Manifest Vegas 2023 is doubling with 100 Sponsors now signed on.

Peterbilt launches exclusive 389X

Fleet Owner

Limited-release version of the classic truck features plenty of brightly polished chrome, ‘elegant’ exterior lighting, Black Pearl woodgrain dash, and more. Equipment

Making Supply Chain Planning Agile With Modular Planning Technologies

Logistics Viewpoints

“May you live in interesting times,” widely attributed as a Chinese curse, some claim this as a blessing; whichever side you take, this is exactly what’s happening in the supply chain world since 2020, and it looks like we will be living with this blessing/curse for a while longer.

6 Ways Video Telematics Improves Driver Safety

An in-cab dash cam video system can help fleet operators significantly reduce risky driving, costly legal judgments, and insurance costs. Download the eBook and learn 6 ways to improve driver safety by using dash cams on your trucks.

Rhode Island truck-only tolls finally defeated in court

Overdrive Online

The decision, which ruled Rhode Island's truck-only tolls unconstitutional, has been hailed as a big victory for trucking and drivers, with trucking associations blasting the tolls as exploitive and unjust. Regulations

Norway’s fjords welcome another pair of autonomous vessels

Supply Chain and Logistics

Norway is a leader in the development of clean transport, especially maritime. They have been experimenting with autonomous ships for several years. Here are two new ships, which will not operate autonomously at the start, but will sail with a … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Sustainability electric ships emissions green corridor ocean shipping sustainability technology transportation

3 Freight Trends to Watch with Ryan Schreiber

The Logistics of Logistics

Ryan Schreiber and Joe Lynch discuss 3 freight trends to watch.

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Using the Inflation Reduction Act to scale EV adoption

Fleet Owner

There are situations where the cost of battery-electric vehicles makes sense, and with tax credits from the IRA, the argument for electric vehicle adoption just got stronger. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

Gain a Competitive Edge: The Importance of a Supplier Diversity Program

Speaker: Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence at Insight Sourcing Group, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs, and how you can gain unique competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

This Week in Logistics News (September 10 – 16)

Logistics Viewpoints

Earlier this week, I was listening to Morning Addition on WBUR Boston. One of the guests was discussing the new words that were added to the Merriam Webster dictionary in September. In all, 370 new words were added.

Supply Chain Resilience at Critical Juncture

Material Handling and Logistics

"Challenges such as those from active conflict, severe weather, cybercrime, trade policy uncertainty and other risks, make improving supply chains’ resilience a key priority," says Gartner. Global Supply Chain

Supply chain decarbonisation needs partnerships to create a reaction

Supply Chain and Logistics

This discussion of a recent UNCTAD paper by Mikael Lind and Wolfgang Lehmacher sheds light on the complex problems facing shipping in the path to decarbonization. It spawned a whole chain of searches for me, to find out more about … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Sustainability carbon emissions decarbonization emissions maritime ocean shipping ports

Xos Energy Solutions Expands EV Charger Lineup

NGT News

Xos Inc.’s s Xos Energy Solutions unit is offering new Xos DC fast chargers that are compatible with both passenger and commercial electric vehicles (EV), enabling a wide range of applications.

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Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

Leading 3PL To Announce One-Stop Portal for Customers & Employees

Food Logistics

ARRIVEnow launches as the technology brand of Arrive Logistics, delivering optionality and enhanced customer experience for shippers and carriers. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

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Metcalf’s Law Does Not Apply to Supply Chain Management

Logistics Viewpoints

Metcalfe’s law states that the value of a network is proportional to the square of the number of connected users of the system. In short, each new user does not just make the network more valuable; they make the network much, much, much more valuable.

[Video] The Unintended Consequences of Inconsistent Freight Procurement

Talking Logistics

There are a lot of words associated with supply chain management, like agility, responsiveness, and flexibility.