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Building a Company and a Network with Nicole Glenn

The Logistics of Logistics

Nicole Glenn and Joe Lynch discuss building a company a network. Nicole is the Founder & CEO at Candor Expedite , a critical expedite service provider as well as a white-glove B2B company.

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Amware eBook Shows How to Improve the Order Fulfillment Process

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

What’s at the heart of the customer experience for online buyers? Order fulfillment. All those things that happen after the click – accurately picked and carefully packaged orders, on-time delivery, customer service, returns processing. Fulfillment Operations

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A First-Timer’s Guide to KataCon

The Lean Thinker

The 2023 Toyota Kata Summit, aka “KataCon9” is coming up fast – officially 14 and 15 March, with a extra breakout sessions on “Day 0” on Monday March 13th. Also the evening of the 13th is the Kata Geek Meetup, a less formal series of short presentations and discussion.

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3 Ways to Beat Post-Holiday Shortages

Food Logistics

Here are a few ways to start preparing the supply chain to avoid shortages ahead. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

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How Top Food Shippers are Navigating Supply Chain Disruptions in 2023

Speaker: Glenn Koepke and Melissa Wreath

On February 2nd, join FourKites and ArrowStream to learn what food & beverage suppliers, restaurant operators, and other industry leaders are doing to address the labor and talent management issues affecting the food and restaurant supply chains today.

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Technology’s Role in Transforming the Logistics Industry

Talking Logistics

In a 2015 LinkedIn post, Meg Whitman, the former CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, said that “Every company is a technology company.” I agree with Ms.

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This Week in Logistics News (January 22 – 27)

Logistics Viewpoints

A sign that says “Drug Testing Ahead.” ” The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has mandatory drug tests that any safety-sensitive employee must complete.

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More than 80% of box and bulk ships to fall in lowest CII ratings

Supply Chain and Logistics

According to this consultant, many ships will need to be recycled as a result of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s new carbon intensity indicator (CII) rule. And there isn’t enough recycling capacity to handle them all. Far East recyclers have … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping CII container shipping EU imo2020 recycling shipbreaking

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Freight Outlook Presents Balancing Act for Shippers, 3PLs, Carriers

Food Logistics

Balance has been returning to the freight market, but a recession could be next, according to industry experts. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (January 27, 2023)

Talking Logistics

And just like that, it’s been 10 years. Talking Logistics launched a decade ago on January 29th, 2013. The crazy idea for launching an online video talk show about supply chain and logistics popped into my head while cross-country skiing a few weeks earlier.

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The Great Supply Chain Gear-Up: Sustainability and Agility for 2023

Speaker: Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev

Join Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev, for an insightful overview of general supply chain best practices, how to build a more sustainable supply chain, and navigating post-pandemic supply challenges.

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The Tai Software Story with Walter Mitchell

The Logistics of Logistics

Walter (Mitch) Mitchell and Joe Lynch discuss the Tai Software story. Mitch is the Founder and CEO of Tai Software , where they developed a TMS built for speed and scalability.

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NRF 2023: Empowering the Customer

Logistics Viewpoints

Last week I returned to the National Retail Federation (NRF) Big Show for the first time in 3 years. A crowd of nearly 37,000 people flocked to the Javits Center in New York City to see what new solutions and innovations software suppliers had in store for 2023 and beyond.

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2M Alliance will end in 2025, say Maersk and MSC

Supply Chain and Logistics

With all the talk of breaking up the alliances, this decision by Maersk and MSC is smart. Each line now has a ready answer for regulators, both in the EU and the US. The decision is reminiscent of what happened … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Strategy 2M alliance alliances Maersk MSC ocean shipping regulation

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WorkWave Launches ServMan Mobile 2.0, Giving ServMan Customers the Power to Operate From Anywhere

WorkWave

Time To Read: 2 minutes New, modernized mobile app streamlines workflow, greatly improves communication and enhances overall customer experience.

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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.

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Bergey’s Truck Center Commits as Mack Truck EV Dealer

NGT News

Mack Trucks dealer Bergey’s Truck Center has achieved Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer status at its Trenton, N.J., location. Bergey’s will now be able to service and support the Mack LR Electric refuse vehicle and is the first Mack dealer in New Jersey to achieve EV certification status. “We

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Understanding Supply Chains Part 2 – Systems & KPIs

Logistics Bureau

What do you need to know about your supply chain? What sort of things do you need to look at in terms of Systems and KPIs? What are the key systems that businesses need to have? Watch the video to find out!

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Transition to Sustainable Aviation Fuel Creates New Opportunities

Logistics Viewpoints

The international aviation industry accounts for 2-3 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions annually and can no longer operate in a sustainable manner without major transformation. In October 2022, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) met for their 41st assembly.

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LR study calls for ‘end-to-end assurance of new fuel supply chain’

Supply Chain and Logistics

Shifting to greener fuels sounds easier than it is. The supply chains for common maritime fuels such as HSFO and marine gasoil are highly developed and complex. But for new fuels such as cooking oil, hydrogen, and ammonia, there aren’t … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains Sustainability alternative fuels bunkering ocean shipping regulations supply chains

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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.

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Bill offers tax incentives, grants to truck drivers

Commercial Carrier Journal

A bill introduced into the U.S. House Tuesday proposes tax credits of up to $10,000 for eligible truck drivers and grants for new drivers. Regulations

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How Fleet Telematics can Help Local Governments Reduce Costs

RasTrac

Fleet telematics is a rapidly growing technology that has the potential to help local governments reduce costs in a variety of ways. This article will discuss how fleet telematics can save money, improve safety, and increase efficiency.

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Chicago container hauling: More lucrative than OTR?

Overdrive Online

Marine vet and owner-operator Carlos Alizondo hauled in military support-operations in Iraq, but also has war stories about container hauling in his hometown of Chicago. These guys don't know how good they have it today," he said of current conditions. Overdrive Extra

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Editor’s Choice: Consumers Will Wait for Sustainability

Logistics Viewpoints

Survey Says: 86% of Consumers Willing to Delay E-commerce Delivery in Favor of Sustainability 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.

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Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

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Europe could end reliance on China for battery production by 2027

Supply Chain and Logistics

Transport and Environment (T&E), “Europe’s leading clean transport campaign group”, has a plan. They believe Europe could be able to produce all the batteries it needs by 2027, without imports from China. It’s a laudable goal, and the idea is … Continue reading → Logistics Supply Chains Sustainability batteries China electric vehicles european union supply chains

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Alexis Asks: A 2023 Outlook on Cross-Border Freight

Food Logistics

A bi-weekly blog where managing editor Alexis Mizell-Pleasant asks industry experts about various topics developing in the supply chain field. Today's talks about new compliance and regulations in freight. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

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Mark Babcock Rotates NGVAmerica Chair Position to Steve Toelke

NGT News

NGVAmerica has named new leadership for its Virtual Pipeline Working Group for 2023. After assisting in the group’s development and serving four years at its helm, Chairman Mark Babcock of Hexagon Agility will rotate the lead position to Steve Toelke of Quantum Fuel Systems.

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Ray Rodriquez shows five custom classics at California truck show

Overdrive Online

In addition to two trucks well-known to the show truck community, Ray Rodriquez also showed three classic cars -- a 1959 Chevy Impala convertible, a 1948 Fleetline, and a 1964 Chevy Impala. Custom Rigs

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Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

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[Video] Discussing the Lessons Learned in Transportation Procurement Management

Talking Logistics

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2023 Truck Show Schedule

Women in Trucking

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3 Ways to Beat Holiday Shortages

Food Logistics

Here are a few ways to start preparing the supply chain to avoid shortages ahead. Transportation / 3PL/4PL