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We must do better for our drivers

Truck News

Thank you driver, we all need to work together! I want to start off by saying I hope everyone is healthy in these trying and unprecedented times, both physically and mentally.

TMS Implementation: 5 Critical Success Factors

Talking Logistics

Over the past two decades, the business case and benefits of transportation management systems (TMS) have been well documented by industry analysts and others, with companies saving 5-25% or more on their transportation spend depending on how inefficient their transportation processes are before implementing. To achieve those benefits, however, companies first have to successfully implement. Read more TMS Implementation: 5 Critical Success Factors. The post TMS Implementation: 5 Critical Success Factors appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Technology Transportation Management Systems Indago Manhattan Associates TMS transportation management systems

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Why are E-retailers with a Single Shipping Fulfillment Center at Risk?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Internet Retailer recently polled 100 E-retailers about their fulfillment networks. According to the survey report , about half of those businesses deliver orders nationally from a single shipping fulfillment center. Not only does this strategy limit delivery speed and increase parcel shipping costs, it creates huge risk of a wholesale business interruption. Logistics Outsourcing Parcel Transportation eCommerce Fulfillment order fulfillment

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How Technology Drives Track-and-Trace Trends in Food Logistics

Food Logistics

Here’s how the demand for real-time visibility and technology improvements drive growth in track-and-trace options. 3PL/4PL

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

The impact of COVID-19 on small business shipping.


Learn about the ways that COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is affecting small business shipping and how to combat its impact on your operation

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Multinationals Need COVID-19 War Rooms

Logistics Viewpoints

Multinationals need war rooms to deal with the trauma being inflected on their supply chains. A key application needed in these war rooms is supply chain design. The post Multinationals Need COVID-19 War Rooms appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain Network Design Risk

Spot Freight Sway and How to Use It to Your Advantage


Spot market load volumes and rates continue to move in response to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. However, the changing rates are not solely the result of COVID-19.

Strength of Industries

Food Logistics

What is it like to live and work during this COVID-19 crisis? How is it affecting businesses big and small? What should future workers understand about this time? Share your Story of Strength with us. Risk/Compliance

Editor’s Pick: Is Your Logistics Network Built by Ants or Grasshoppers?

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Warehouses Maintain Operations even as More Workers Test Positive for Covid-19

Logistics Trends and Insights

By Amy Wunderlin. If you been on Amazon lately, you’d know that two-day Prime shipping has become nothing more than a memory.

On the brink of an economic quarantine

Truck News

Much has been said and written about the conflict between Russia and Saudi Arabia over crude oil production cuts, and the conversations, or more accurately the lack of them happening between the two parties. I can only summarize this as dangerous, and politically short-sighted gamesmanship.

Feel Good Friday: 3 Ways We Have Come Together

Freight Center

Tired of all the depressing and seemingly unending stream of sad news? We are, too, so we searched the web to find some good news to share with you. Even during unprecedented times such as this COVID-19 situation, it’s important to look for the helpers in society.

COVID-19 Measures: Blank Sailings

MTS Logistics

While life is slowly returning to normal in China, the rest of the world is now experiencing a significant distribution due to COVID-19. The decline in trade is expected until the big dilemma is over.

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

Supply Chain Disruptions: How Stronger Collaboration Will Have a Big Impact on the Future of Warehouse Management


From Walmart to Amazon, the positive role of collaboration in warehouse management is undisputed, and collaboration is on track to revolutionize tomorrow’s warehouse management standards.

UPS provides details of its plan to work and mobilize against coronavirus

Logistics Management

Atlanta-based global freight transportation and logistics bellwether UPS said today it is taking a fully measured approach in its companywide efforts to sync up its resources with various organizations and agencies, including the President’s Coronavirus Taskforce, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and various state health agencies.

How to Mitigate the COVID-19 Impact on Your Supply Chain Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

We’ve been receiving a number of questions from customers asking how to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 (aka coronavirus) on their operations, employees, customers and carriers. The good news is there is a lot that can be done now with your existing logistics and supply chain solutions.

8 Tips for Efficient Omnichannel Distribution

Kane is Able

As the percent of online sales grow and as the line between web and traditional retail store fulfillment blurs, E-retailers and brands need to assess their fulfillment capabilities and those of their 3PL omnichannel distribution partners.

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Air Products Acquires Five Hydrogen Plants

NGT News

Air Products, an industrial gas company, has signed agreements with PBF Energy Inc. that include the $530 million purchase of five hydrogen steam methane reformer (SMR) hydrogen production plants and the long-term supply of hydrogen from those already operating plants to PBF refineries.

Trending Transportation Updates: March 2020

PLS Logistics

There were many new transportation updates in the shipping industry last month. Check out some of the top stories and transportation updates in March 2020!


Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

I have been watching Inditex for a long time and after coming to Spain, I was wondering how the strategy of this company was arranged. On the logistics side, I decided to look at one of the brands that I have been watching in Russia, Zara.

Parcel Shipping in TMS

Talking Logistics

When it comes to transportation management systems (TMS), there is always something new to talk about. That’s because the technology continues to evolve rapidly in response to changing market forces and customer requirements. One area of growing demand and innovation is parcel shipping, which was one of the driving forces behind 3Gtms’s recent acquisition of. Read more Parcel Shipping in TMS. The post Parcel Shipping in TMS appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

Roadie Founder and CEO Gorlin addresses delivering during the coronavirus pandemic

Logistics Management

Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Marc Gorlin, Founder and CEO of Atlanta-based Roadie, an on-the-way delivery service with the nation’s largest local same-day footprint.

How to Conduct Business as Usual – Virtually During the Time of COVID-19

MTS Logistics

MTS Logistics took the most necessary step to meet the challenge of COVID-19, to protect the staff’s health and wellbeing, along with that of our entire community – moving online.

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The Rise of the 3PL for Managed Transportation Services

Blue Grace Logistics

Managed transportation services have widely become an integral function of modern supply-chain. As reported by Steve Baker of Forbes , the outsourcing of managed transportation services to other entities has different terminology depending on location.

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Momentum, GreenPower Partner on Wirelessly Charged Electric Buses

NGT News

Momentum Dynamics and GreenPower Motor Company have entered a three-year OEM agreement to develop and sell wirelessly charged, purpose-built all-electric transit vehicles.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.