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Do You Really Need Two-Day Delivery for Your Online Orders?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

There’s a perception among eCommerce companies that today’s customers won’t settle for anything less than two-day delivery for online orders. But is that actually true? Maybe not. Parcel Shipping for eCommerce Fulfillment Operations

3 Keys to LinkedIn Success with Vivica von Rosen

The Logistics of Logistics

3 Keys to LinkedIn Success with Vivica von Rosen. Viveka (Vivica) von Rosen and Joe Lynch discuss the 3 keys to LinkedIn success. Vivica is the co-founder of a company that teaches people to use LinkedIn to help salespeople create more qualified and quality conversations.

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Building Profitability with Agility while Digitally Transforming the Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Many companies were in the midst of digitally transforming their supply chain when the Convid-19 pandemic hits. During that time, with great volatility, many companies struggled to keep pace with increasing customer expectations around delivery on-time.

Crucial Mistakes for Warehouse Optimisation

SIPMM Professional Publications

Many aspects of the use of time, space, and resources are taken into consideration when designing modern logistic warehouses and distribution centers, making processes more effective through careful planning to increase customer satisfaction and experience.

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

How to Identify the Overall Health of a Supply Chain

Food Logistics

Here’s some common “symptoms” of supply chain issues, and how to build a treatment plan for companies to keep in mind for the future. Transportation / Trucking

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History suggests sleep apnea's path to regulation in trucking

Overdrive Online

Observers, fleets say taking control of your own risk now, if you're an owner-operator, or assisting your drivers to do so if you're a small fleet, might go a long way toward heading off such regulation if/when it comes. Regulations

How to Achieve the Perfect Delivery

Logistics Viewpoints

Last month I participated in Oracle’s Perfect Delivery Virtual Summit , along with Matt Leonard from Supply Chain Dive, Marcelo de Matheus from Tramontina, and Mohamed Absar from DP World.

News Alert: CN makes nearly $34 billion bid for Kansas City Southern

The Supply Chain Journal

Canadian railway CN ( NYSE: CNI ) has offered to acquire Kansas City Southern ( NYSE: KSU ) in a cash-and-stock transaction worth $33.7 billion, or $325 per share. CN rival Canadian Pacific ( NYSE: CP ) last month announced plans to acquire Kansas City Southern (KCS) for $29 billion. .

Greenlane Renewables Producing RNG from California Farm Waste

NGT News

Greenlane Renewables Inc., a global provider of biogas upgrading systems, says it will begin immediate order fulfillment against the $2.6 million contract that was announced as part of the $21 million in contract wins for a dairy farm cluster in California on June 29, 2020.

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What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

Packaging Automation is Becoming a Reality for Supply Chains

Kuebix

The development of technology within supply chains has accelerated significantly in the last year. The pandemic presented businesses of all industries with challenges regarding inventory, transportation and health and safety standards that have been difficult to overcome.

The B2B Recovery

Logistics Trends and Insights

There’s been a good bit of press on the health of retailing and business-to-consumer (B2C) but what about the business-to-business market (B2B)? B2B is much larger than B2C and now with manufacturing picking up, how healthy is the B2B right now?

AI-based Configuration: The Future of Optimized Transportation Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

There’s always been tension with the optimization technologies used for fleets or common carrier transportation.

Weighing truck parking’s NIMBY risk

The Supply Chain Journal

When TravelCenters of America [ NASDAQ: TA ] announced in May 2020 that it had signed a franchise agreement to build a Petro Stopping Center in Monteagle, Tennessee, the company and franchisees Brian Graber, Tammy Graber and Rodney Kilgore expected to be opening its doors in the first quarter of this year.

The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.

Essential Practices for Warehouse Safety

SIPMM Professional Publications

Warehouse safety is very important and it protects health and lives. Good safety practices are always maintaining economical and sustainable warehouses to keep everyone safe. If warehouse safety treated as a priority, accidents and fatalities can be brought down significantly.

Cautionary tale: Trucker advises federal reps on hard lessons learned from emissions-systems' rocky tech transition

Overdrive Online

Trucker Joel Morrow offered high-ranking SuperTruck 3 stakeholders a cautionary tale of real-world consequences when new technology isn't adequately validated. Channel 19

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SEKO Logistics increases presences in Baltimore and Charlotte

Logistics Management

Taking steps to expand its United States facilities footprint, Chicago-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider and global freight forwarder SEKO Logistics said this week it has opened two new East Coast-based regional distribution hubs in Baltimore and Charlotte

A Model for Employing Disabled Workers in Warehousing

Logistics Viewpoints

On Monday, March 8th, a vice president of supply chain for a large retail chain – a chain with over 5,000 stores – spoke at Körber’s supply chain conference Elevate. Körber is a leading provider of logistics software, material handling, voice, and consulting solutions.

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

Just as the tech industry revolves around innovation, so does technical recruiting. To advance their career by attracting top candidates in a competitive landscape, modern recruiters must commit to actively adapting and advancing their hiring strategies. This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

North Dakota to give Canadian truckers COVID-19 vaccines

The Supply Chain Journal

Canadian cross-border truckers based in Manitoba will be able to get COVID-19 vaccines for free in North Dakota starting Wednesday under a joint program with the province and state in the first effort of its kind by governments in the U.S. and Canada. North Dakota Gov.

Best Practices for E-commerce Warehousing

SIPMM Professional Publications

The storage of physical items until they are sold online is referred to as e-commerce warehousing.

Air Passenger Travel is Climbing, is Capacity Relief on the Way?

CH Robinson Logistics

A new era of air transportation trends is emerging to create a confusing outlook for shippers. Air freight has been in nonstop peak-season mode despite pandemic-induced capacity decline, while other disruptions, such as the Suez Canal blockage, drove even more demand to air.

Clean Energy Providing RNG to Fuel Amazon Operations

NGT News

Clean Energy Fuels Corp., a provider of clean fuels for the transportation market, has signed an agreement with Amazon to provide low- and negative-carbon renewable natural gas (RNG).

Get More Help With Merchant Onboarding and Get Payments Going Your Way

Software companies are increasingly looking to move up in the payments food chain and play a bigger role. This whitepaper discusses where you'll fit in the chain, your cut of the revenue, and the benefits of becoming a payment facilitator.

Integrating Warehouse Robotics: SVT Robotics Demo

Logistics Viewpoints

I am interested in seeing how the warehouse robotics landscape evolves. It is becoming clear to me that heterogenous environments will c0ntinue to be a reality, and likely expand along with robot adoption. SVT Robotics is one of the first names I heard in this niche.

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New era of shipping: E-commerce, climate change and data analytics

The Supply Chain Journal

The once-stagnant logistics industry has undergone rapid change in recent years. The 2017 electronic logging device mandate sparked something of a technological revolution within the industry.

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What Food Transportation Companies Need to Know about Canada’s Impending ELD Mandate

Food Logistics

Because the Canadian ELD mandate rules vary from those in the United States, carriers should look at choosing an ELD vendor that supports both the Canadian HOS rules and is committed to achieving third-party certification. Transportation / Trucking

The current trucking market experience: it is both supply and demand

CH Robinson Logistics

Anyone who has been paying attention to the transportation of goods has noticed delays in their own shipments, headlines in mainstream media paying attention to supply chains, and a general heighted awareness of how goods get from point A to point B.

Webinar On-Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.