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How to Improve Your Order Fulfillment Process in 2021

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

As fulfillment professionals limp toward the finish line after a grueling 2020, there’s one critical thing they still need to deal with.

Discussing the FreightTech 25 with Andrew Cox

The Logistics of Logistics

Discussing the FreightTech 25 with Andrew Cox. Andrew Cox and Joe Lynch discuss the FreightTech 25, which is a list of 25 freight technology companies that have been recognized by FreightWaves as the most innovative.

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Vaccinating the Supply Chain with Andrew Kelley

The Logistics of Logistics

Vaccinating the Supply Chain with Andrew Kelley. Andrew Kelley and Joe Lynch discuss vaccinating the supply chain. Andrew is the Chief Commercial Officer at BoxLock , a company that facilitates secure vaccine transfer for biotechs, manufacturers, labs, hospitals, and clinics. About Andrew Kelley.

3 Ways to Help Trucking Businesses Navigate COVID

Logistics Matter

The impacts of COVID are varied and far-reaching. Across industries and verticals, many businesses are figuring out how to adapt their business to the different changes brought on by the global pandemic.

Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

From Heartbreak To This

Talking Logistics

Sometime in the future — I don’t know how far, maybe 10 years, 20 years, 30 years from now — there will be something great in the world, something that will bring great benefits to humanity, and we’ll look back and say, “If it wasn’t for the COVID-19 pandemic and everything the world went through. Read more From Heartbreak To This.

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(Don’t) Give Them A Break:  Avoiding Parcel Shipping Damage

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

It’s time to share a breaking story about parcel delivery. And we mean that literally. According to various studies, anywhere from 7% to 11% of customers’ online orders arrive broken or damaged – a scenario that’s even more likely if products are large (when delivery damages climb to 21 %).

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Navigating the Global Air Freight Capacity Crunch

Now, That's Logistics

Securing capacity for global air shipments has become more difficult this year as total freight volumes receded and as carriers reduced their flights as a way to offset that drop in volume.

Closing Remarks: Supply Chain Takes Center Stage in 2020

Talking Logistics

The global pandemic is pushing the world’s supply chains to their limits. Here’s how supply chain technology is helping them fix the problem and plan for the future. The global pandemic has done a good job of shining a bright hot spotlight on the world’s supply chains.

Enter RCEP: The World’s Largest Free Trade Agreement

Logistics Viewpoints

First conceived at the 19th ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Summit in Bali, Indonesia, way back in 2011, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) finally came into fruition on November 15 at this year’s 37th ASEAN Summit.

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

5 Ways Shipping Analytics in SONAR Adds Value For Brokers

FreightWaves SONAR

Successful freight brokerages recognize that digital transformation continues to upend the industry. However, that is not all bad. Remember that shipping analytics is essential to identifying and overcoming disruption.

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Lawmakers Introduce the EV MAP Act to the House

NGT News

Tom O’Halleran and Michael C. Burgess have introduced H.R. 8807 – the Electric Vehicle Mobility Area Planning Act (EV MAP Act).

Are you looking to just survive, or thrive in 2021? Now is the time to take action.

Trinity Logistics

Are you an independent freight agent? Get ahead of the game. Request For Pricing (RFP) season is fast approaching.

On Tony Hsieh, Customer Experience, and Logistics Outsourcing

Talking Logistics

There is a lot of focus today on competing on customer experience and the role of supply chain and logistics in enabling it.

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Target’s Margins Improve Even As Digital Sales Explode: How Is That Even Possible?

Logistics Viewpoints

Even as Target Corporation's ecommerce becomes a bigger percentage of their sales, their gross margin continues to increase! This is not suppose to be possible. How did Target accomplish this? The post Target’s Margins Improve Even As Digital Sales Explode: How Is That Even Possible?

10 Warehouse KPIs that impact freight management

FreightWaves SONAR

The modern supply chain rests on a mountain of shipping data. However, the applications of real-time freight data remain disparate and lack value. It’s only challenging to get a handle on the volume.

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Container shortages the biggest disrupter: where are all the empty boxes?

The LoadStar

Some container vessels have been sailing from Asia to Europe under-utilised in recent weeks due to an acute shortage of empty boxes. A carrier source told The Loadstar: “We have had to sail light a few times recently as there are just not enough boxes at depots [in China] to meet the demand.”.

J.B. Hunt acquires Mass Movement Inc., to further increase Final Mile operations

Logistics Management

Continuing to grow its final mile services offerings through acquisition, Lowell, Ark.-based based trucking and intermodal services bellwether J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. announced today that its subsidiary, J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. has acquired the assets of Mass Movement Inc

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

[Video] Why Freight Brokers Must Stay the Course on Digital Transformation

Talking Logistics

Geoff Turner, Founder and CEO of Choptank, and Prasad Gollapalli, Founder and CEO of Trucker Tools, discuss why freight brokers must stay the course on digital transformation to remain successful moving forward.

The Lion Electric Co., Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp. Announce Intended Merger

NGT News

The Lion Electric Co., a designer, manufacturer and distributor of all-electric medium and heavy-duty urban vehicles, says it intends to combine with Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp.,

Airlines Face ‘Mission of the Century’ in Shipping Vaccines

Supply Chain Brain

Laid low by a COVID-19 outbreak that’s decimated passenger demand, airlines will be the workhorses of the attempt to eradicate it

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10 Supply Chain KPIs Freight Professionals Should Know

FreightWaves SONAR

Effective supply chain management and logistics RFP processes depend on an accurate measure of the health of the business and the market. Big data provides an opportunity to gain those insights, especially during volatile freight markets.

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Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

2021 crystal ball for trucking: shippers get ready to pay more, maybe much more

Logistics Management

Unusual and unpredictable freight patterns, rebuilding supply chains with new inventory, an influx of owner-operators into the market and the worsening driver shortage for company fleets are causing trucking experts to expect a “very strong” market for industry profitability in 2021.

Top 3 Ways the Right Logistics System Will Fuel Your Business’ Growth

Magaya

The right logistics system equips companies to streamline operations, improve visibility, and enhance ROI. As noted by recent survey data , these are top priorities for logistics organizations: Industry

DTNA, PGE Partner on Development of Electric Island

NGT News

Portland General Electric (PGE) and Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) say they are co-developing “Electric Island,” a large public charging site for medium- and heavy-duty electric commercial vehicles expected to be the first of its kind in the U.S.

More box ships skip UK hub ports and forwarders urge EC to intervene

The LoadStar

As carriers continue to leave import containers stranded at North European ports and charge exporters more than $5,000 to ship a box to Asia, the pressure is growing for regulatory intervention.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!