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Winning on LinkedIn with Judi Hays

The Logistics of Logistics

Winning on LinkedIn with Judi Hays. Judi Hays and Joe Lynch discuss winning on LinkedIn. Judi is a LinkedIn strategist who helps busy executives increase online visibility using a proven strategy that converts connections into targeted buyers. About Judi Hays.

Mobile Warehouse Robotics Market to Continue Its Explosive Growth

Logistics Viewpoints

Examples of Mobile Warehouse Robotics included in ARC’s Research. I recently completed ARC Advisory Group’s research on the mobile warehouse robotics market. This global market has been growing extremely fast and I forecast it continue growing at a rapid pace.

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Fulfillment Facelift: Cosmetic Fulfillment Services

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Cosmetics is big business. Globally, people will spend $12.8 billion in 2022 to look and smell good. Many of those sales are online. That requires a fulfillment operation that can keep up with increasing volumes, but also handle some of the unique storage and shipping requirements of beauty products.

A Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) Checklist

Food Logistics

Many shippers are turning to less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping methods as a creative and flexible solution that provides retailers and supply chain operators with an efficient avenue to get their products into the hands of their customers on time. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

3 Ways End-to-End Visibility Helps Minimize the Risks of Ocean Freight

Download this playbook to learn how end-to-end visibility helps to mitigate risk associated with the ocean freight market.

Forwarders fear ‘shut-out’ as other major lines emulate Maersk strategy

Supply Chain and Logistics

This complaint from freight forwarders is starting to resonate. It appears the major container carriers are gradually refusing to sell bulk space on container ships to brokers and forwarders, instead making them buy on the spot market. One of the … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains alliances brokers container shipping pricing supply chains

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Outsourced Portfolio Management for LTL, TL and Specialized Services – FreightWaves NOW Interview with Jason Lockard

Blue Grace Logistics

FreightWaves NOW – January 18, 2022. FreightWaves NOW hosts Kaylee Nix and Kevin Hill talk to Jason Lockard , Senior VP of Managed Logistics at BlueGrace, about outsource portfolio management for LTL, TL, and specialized services. To read the entire blog visit BlueGrace Logistics.

Editor’s Choice: 8 Supply Chain Planning Challenges Retailers Will Face In 2022 And Tips To Overcome Them

Logistics Viewpoints

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.

Power of Forecasting

20Cube Logistics

Business is a highly risky ball game altogether. Additionally, when you have multiple stakeholders pumping in money worth billions, and reposing trust that is priceless, you know that you can hardly afford to make blunders in your judgements and operations.

New disruptions to supply chains in 2022

Supply Chain and Logistics

In December, Drewry published on their blog this article describing four significant disruptions likely to happen to shipping in 2022. I feel these are right on target for the business, and will affect international shippers of all sizes, and intermediaries, … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Strategy Supply Chains brokers container shipping freight forwarders

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

REPOST: The Emerge Story with Andrew Leto

The Logistics of Logistics

The Emerge Story with Andrew Leto. Joe Lynch and Andrew Leto discuss Andrews’s entrepreneurial journey and the Emerge story. Joe and Andrew also discuss Andrew’s earlier business ventures, Globaltranz and 10-4 Systems. About Andrew Leto.

'Entry Level' truck driver training: With FMCSA's new regs looming, old-school training ways survive

Overdrive Online

As for-hire trainers around the nation continue to pop up in FMCSA's new registry and adjust processes to fit the new rule, among "private" providers is one small fleet whose old-school apprenticeship approach will thrive even with new regs. Channel 19

Can you Risk Implementing Enterprise Software from a High Growth Company with Large Losses?

Logistics Viewpoints

Coupa’s Spend Under Management Tops $3 Trillion. When companies consider implementing enterprise software, standard operating procedure would be to look at a public company’s financials before deciding to implement the solution.

The murky matter of protests and the donations that drive them

Truck News

Much has been made of late on social media and in the mainstream media, about trucker protests that are in the works.

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4 Silver Linings of the Chaotic Ocean Freight Market

Speaker: Peter Tirschwell, Chris Stauber, Sarah Barnes Humphrey, and Audrey Ross

Join this webinar exploring the silver linings that have emerged from the chaotic ocean freight market. The discussion will highlight solutions that prioritize digitization and build a more efficient international supply chain. Jan 25 at 10am CT.

New teu waiting days indicator highlights the severity of global container congestion

Supply Chain and Logistics

Kuehne + Nagel has developed a new measure of container congestion. Its digital platform seaexplorer now features the Global Disruption Index. The index seems to total the cumulative TEU waiting time in days, based on container ship capacity in certain … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains congestion container shipping measuring congestion ocean shipping shipping delays

Integration of Supply Chain Systems: Let RPA Do the Virtual Heavy Lifting

RPA Labs

Robotics Processing Automation (RPA) is a form of digitization and automation within various business models that allows management to establish a set of processes or instructions for a robot (bot) to carry out. RPA in the supply chain is revolutionizing the way the network as a whole operates.

Buy vs. Build: Should You Purchase Software or Create Your Own?

Parade

It’s a question as old as software itself. Here, we explore the top five reasons why you should consider a third-party software provider instead of building your own.

Editor’s Choice: Big and Bulky Delivery Challenges in 2022

Logistics Viewpoints

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. This article is from FarEye and examines the challenges around big and bulky deliveries in 2022.

The Smart Data Revolution: How AB InBev Drives Efficiency with Visibility Data

Speaker: AB InBev and FourKites

Register for our upcoming webinar to learn how leveraging the right data to make quick, well-informed decisions is the key to success in supply chain & logistics. Join FourKites and AB InBev to learn what’s possible with a data-driven supply chain strategy & real-time transportation visibility.

6 Top Warehouse & Contract Logistics Trends to Watch

Now, That's Logistics

Some companies run their own warehouse and DC facilities while others outsource some or all of their warehousing activity to reliable providers like DB Schenker through contract logistics arrangement s.

Another innovation to move China exports

Supply Chain and Logistics

FedEx Freight has chartered some small ships and arranged with a few shippers to ship full 53-foot containers manufactured in China to the US Port Hueneme, CA. Port Hueneme is a small facility jointly used with the US military. Cargo … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains congestion container shipping FedEx Freight intermodal Port Hueneme ports supply chain disruption

As time goes on, so do supply chain and logistics challenges and issues

Logistics Management

‘Murder Pete’: The one-of-a-kind 379 of Oklahoma-based Ray Morris

Overdrive Online

The truck earned its name given a quirk of history and the previous owner's passing. Despite that ill-fated past, owner-operator Morris has turned negatives into a positive with the spectacular upgrades, a big hit at GBATS this past Fall. Custom Rigs

Modernizing Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

Speaker: Nimesh Patel, Gregory Demitrack, and Sarah Barnes Humphrey

Register for our upcoming webinar to better understand the state of the pharmaceutical supply chain. FourKites partnered with Accenture to survey supply chain executives working in pharmaceuticals, biotech, cell and gene therapy, medtech, and other related industries.

This Week in Logistics News (January 15 – 21)

Logistics Viewpoints

There has been a lot of buzz around facial recognition software lately. And this buzz has come down on both side of the issue, from the benefits off facial recognition software to the dangers and privacy concerns.

Landi Renzo Expands Hydrogen-RNG Portfolio with Idro Meccanica Acquisition

NGT News

SAFE S.p.A., a company of the SAFE & CEC Group, controlled by Landi Renzo S.p.A., has finalized the acquisition of 90% interest in the share capital of Idro Meccanica S.r.l., a company in the production of technologies and systems for hydrogen, renewable natural gas and natural gas compression.

2022’s Top 5 Logistics Challenges and Parade’s Tips for Overcoming Them

Parade

2021 was a year full of uncertainty for everyone across the globe, but those uncertainties hit supply chains particularly hard. As we look forward to 2022, we’ve got to wonder how many more extremes the world will throw at the logistics industry.

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Anticipate Increased Shipping Volumes in 2022

Food Logistics

37% of all respondents struggled with capacity challenges within their supply chain in 2021 compared to 25% that reported issues in 2020, and over half experienced delays with truckload shipments in 2021 compared to 42% in 2020. Transportation / Trucking

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.