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Unified Flow: The Benefits of a Holistic Approach to Supply Chains

Logistics Matter

The retail landscape keeps evolving; e-commerce has been on the rise for years, but the past year has sent it into orbit and retailers are feeling the effects of this growth on their supply chains.

Circular Supply Chains with Deborah Dull

The Logistics of Logistics

Circular Supply Chains with Deborah Dull. Deborah Dull and Joe Lynch discuss circular supply chains.

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The Challenge of Multi-Channel Order Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If your business isn’t already selling through multiple channels, you’re probably considering it. With good reason, given that 85% of American shoppers purchase through a minimum of two channels.

Mars, AB InBev, and the Art of Supply Chain Sustainability

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain sustainability and the concept of “going green” continues to drive a lot of operational initiatives and innovations as companies and countries look at their overall carbon footprint and look for ways to be more environmentally friendly.

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!

Transportation and Technology: How to Crack the “Cost of Goods Sold” Conundrum

Food Logistics

In order to truly optimize cost of goods sold operations, businesses must begin to include transportation under their COGS umbrella. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

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Protecting the World’s Vaccine Supply Chains from Cyberattacks

Now, That's Logistics

With the world in the midst of a massive COVID-19 vaccine rollout, security experts are keeping a close eye on any “bad actors” who threaten the manufacture and/or distribution of these critical formulas.

How to Identify Unexpected Fulfillment Costs

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Predicting costs is an essential part of any business function. For fulfillment, however, predicting costs can be tricky because of the large number of variables involved. Fulfillment Services

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Creating a Green Marine Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Seventy-one percent of the surface of our “blue planet” is covered by oceans which is also reflected in the fact that 80% of goods are moved via sea transportation within the global supply chain [1].

New Legend energizes local lanes, ordering 50 Freightliner eCascadias

The Supply Chain Journal

New Legend Inc. Legend”) announced plans Monday to switch all of the company’s local running lanes to an entirely all-electric fleet by 2023, starting with the purchase of 50 battery-electric Freightliner eCascadias for Southern California.

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.

The Evolution of Online Shopping

Kuebix

Online shopping is extremely popular because of its convenience and wide range of available products. Even though we don’t necessarily notice, the process and platforms behind online shopping are constantly changing in response to consumer priorities and interests.

Hours regs waived for certain fuel haulers in wake of Colonial Pipeline cyberattack

Overdrive Online

FMCSA is easing regs for fuel haulers in the Southeast and the East Coast due to the Colonial Pipeline shutdown caused by a cyberattack. Also: Mack recall affects some refuse models; new Love's in Tennessee; educating the next generation of diesel techs. Regulations

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Driver Retention: 4 Ways Brokers Can Do More

Food Logistics

At the end of the day, logistics is a people business. Driver retention is a people problem and requires a people solution, and brokers can be a part of that solution. Transportation / Trucking

3 Questions from Your Future Supply Chain Talent

Logistics Viewpoints

It’s graduation season, so the hunt for critical supply chain talent is more vigorous than ever. We may be known for ensuring we can make and move “stuff,” but ultimately supply chains are human.

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.

Ransomware gang blamed for Colonial Pipeline attack expresses regret

The Supply Chain Journal

The FBI said on Monday that the DarkSide ransomware gang was responsible for the cyberattack that led to the shutdown of Colonial Pipeline.

Top 30 U.S. Ports: Big ports got bigger in 2020

Logistics Management

The U.S. container seaport sector endured a series of disruptions caused by the pandemic, but still ended up handling more containers than ever. Meanwhile, the temporary blockage of the Suez Canal complicated an ongoing congestion crisis

Last Mile Logistics: Why More Shippers Are Expanding Capability Into Last Mile Delivery

GlobalTranz

Last mile logistics remains a confusing part of the modern supply chain. While initially perceived as relatively simple, last mile logistics are much more critical than many shippers realize. The last mile delivery is the actual point of interaction between a given shipper and the customer.

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Hillebrand Acquires Alcoholic Beverage Logistics Provider to Implement B2C Channel

Food Logistics

VignoblExport’s strong market reputation, large customer base and unique service capabilities will strengthen Hillebrand’s current offering and allow it to service end-consumers directly. Transportation / Last-Mile

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.

Walmart’s Massive Investment in a Supply Chain Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

The SVP of Supply Chain at Walmart speaking at Blue Yonder’s virtual user conference. Walmart has been very open about what it takes to compete with Amazon. Following their fourth quarter results, top executives talked about their supply chain and omnichannel strategy at a high level.

Snowy start to week for truckers in Rockies

The Supply Chain Journal

Rockies snow. Snow will blanket parts of the Colorado Rockies Monday through Tuesday as a low-pressure system moves through the region. This storm could bring the Denver metropolitan area its first measurable snowfall this month.

Suez Canal Disaster: Ever Given’s Cargo Owners Facing an Unexpected $900M Bill

Now, That's Logistics

When the mega-ship Ever Given ran aground in the Suez Canal in March, it blocked vessels from using this vital maritime artery for six full days. The toll this incident has taken on global trade is incalculable.

Happening Now: LTL prices continue to rise

West Coast and California Logistics

If you have priced LTL transportation for your products in recent months, chances are that you’ve seen prices rise. A lot. Happening Now

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

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.

Freight Forwarders: Managing the storm with technology

Logistics Management

Agility and the ability to adapt to difficult circumstances remains the No. 1 attribute for freight forwarders—but the pandemic put them to the test.

GSK Vaccines: Five Pillars of Digital Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

Digital transformation has been the core theme across the global ARC Industry Forums for the past few years, but this year it is more relevant in the aftermath of the pandemic. For the first time since its inception, the 25th Annual ARC Industry Forum in February was hosted as a virtual event.

Teamsters pressure XPO shareholders to limit Brad Jacobs’ pay

The Supply Chain Journal

The Teamsters union wants to see executive pay reform at XPO Logistics [ NYSE: XPO ] after it was disclosed that Chairman and CEO Brad Jacobs is in line for a payout of up to $80 million at the same time the company has furloughed workers during the pandemic.

Fleetworthy Solutions Acquires Provider of DOT Compliance Software

Food Logistics

Fleetworthy helps companies manage and identify risk, adhere to DOT, IFTA, IRP, and other regulations and ensure safe and compliant operations. Transportation / Trucking

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.