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The Freight Talent Gap with Will Jenkins

The Logistics of Logistics

Will Jenkins and Joe Lynch discuss the freight talent gap. Will is Founder and CEO of Journey , a freight brokerage-focused recruiting, consulting, and training company. About Will Jenkins Will Jenkins is Founder and CEO of Journey, a transportation recruiting resource and community-based sales academy. Will has spent the past 15 years of his career building businesses and cultivating sales talent, having successfully hired and trained hundreds of sales professionals.

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What’s Happening in the Robotics Market?

Talking Logistics

What’s happening in the robotics market? I guess it depends on who you ask and how you define “the robotics market.” Last week, the Association for Advancing Automation (A3) announced that “after record orders in both 2021 and 2022, robot sales in North American declined by 30% in 2023.” Here are some excerpts from the. Read more The post What’s Happening in the Robotics Market?

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Retail Non-Compliance Costs with Tony Altman

The Logistics of Logistics

Tony Altman and Joe Lynch discuss retail non-compliance costs. Tony is the President and CEO of Motivational Fulfillment & Logistics Services , a leading omnichannel 3PL based in Southern California. About Tony Altman As President and CEO of Motivational Fulfillment & Logistics Services, Tony Altman brings a remarkable blend of hands-on experience, entrepreneurial vision, and a profound commitment to excellence.

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U.S. E-commerce Logistics Report: Overcoming Barriers and Seizing Opportunities

Talking Logistics

The United States has established itself as an unrivaled leader in the North American e-commerce logistics market. This success is primarily driven by its cutting-edge technologies and robust infrastructure. Online sales in the country have experienced remarkable growth over the past decade, registering an impressive annual increase of 13% to 18%. This remarkable trajectory is.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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20 Years of Outsourcing Come Back to Haunt Boeing

Logistics Viewpoints

Alaska Airlines Door Blows Out in Flight For 20 years, Boeing has engaged in collaborative product development with a significant number of suppliers. The outsourced R&D, in turn, supported outsourced manufacturing with over 50 key suppliers. These suppliers, in turn, outsourced various parts of the modules they produced to their suppliers. Historically, Boeing was vertically integrated – the great majority of product development was done in-house.

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Manifest 2024: Automation, Robotics and Puppies, Oh My

Food Logistics

The week of Feb. 5 in Las Vegas was ripe with lights, bells and tons of buzz, but it wasn't just because Super Bowl LVIII was to take place that weekend. It was because of Manifest 2024.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 10 – 16)

Logistics Viewpoints

Wednesday, February 14 was Valentine’s Day. And according to the National Retail Federation, the holiday returned to its romantic traditions, with total spending on significant others for the holiday expected to reach a record $14.2 billion (the actual numbers won’t be available for a few weeks). Over half of consumers (53 percent) plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, on par with 52 percent last year.

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The Supply Chain Industry: A Rewarding Career for GenZ

Supply Chain Brain

The next batch of graduates are a part of GenZ, and many facets of supply chain industry jobs are what they’re looking for in their entry level experiences.

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GreenPower Appoints Monarch Truck Center as California Bay Area Dealer

NGT News

GreenPower Motor Company Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of purpose-built, all-electric, zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, has appointed Monarch Truck Center, a medium-duty truck dealer in the California Bay Area, as its commercial dealer serving the St. Clara, San Jose and Union City, California markets. As a dealer for GreenPower, Monarch will sell and rent/lease […] The post GreenPower Appoints Monarch Truck Center as California Bay Area Dealer appeared first on NGT Ne

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Rethinking Direct Materials Sourcing: The Tools You Need To Manage Costs, Risks and Sustainability

Direct materials sourcing is evolving, with procurement now tasked not only with cost efficiency but managing sustainability and risk management. The environment is marked by heightened demand and expectations, compounded by challenges such as rising input prices, supply chain disruptions and geopolitical tensions. While some embrace cutting-edge tools like AI and blockchain for global trade functions, others lag in technology adoption.

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The Brand-Centric 3PL with Kate Klemmer Terry

The Logistics of Logistics

Kate Klemmer Terry and Joe Lynch discuss the brand-centric 3PL, Outerspace. Kate is the Chief Commercial Officer at Outerspace , a 3PL made for brands, by brands. About Kate Klemmer Terry Kate Klemmer Terry is the Chief Commercial Officer at Outerspace where she leads a cross-functional team that oversees all marketing, sales, and existing customer commercial relationships.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (February 16, 2024)

Talking Logistics

We’re getting 8-12 inches of snow tomorrow. That’s what the weather forecasters were saying Monday morning. By that evening, they had dialed back their prediction to 5-6 inches. When I woke up Tuesday morning and looked out my window, there was no snow on the ground. Nothing. Zero. A reminder that even with all the. Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (February 16, 2024) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Open Sky Kaleidoscope: Connecting the Dots

Logistics Viewpoints

A few weeks ago, I sat down to speak with Mike Noble, SVP of Technology and Jonathan Mitchell, Director of Software Services at Open Sky Group. In this conversation, we discussed seeing your supply chain through a new lens, and how this can help to achieve improved visibility. Specifically, I asked Mile and Jonathan to give me some background on Open Sky Group, as well as a rundown of the Kaleidoscope platform, and the different components that link the end to end supply chain.

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Automating Key Order Management Operational Decisions

Stord

Learn how an order management system can automate key operating decisions to manage DTC and B2B orders smarter, faster and cheaper.

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How to Conduct Workplace Incident Investigations to Create Safer Workplaces

This white paper provides a comprehensive overview of global workplace incident trends, focusing on the top three biases leading to such incidents. It also highlights the significance of CSA Z1005 as a risk management standard and outlines the ROI of thorough incident investigations, covering emergency response to post-incident interviews. Additionally, it introduces an Investigation Evidence Gathering Matrix.

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February 2024 Freight Market Update

Trinity Logistics

Stay up to date on the latest information on conditions impacting the freight market, curated by Trinity Logistics through our Freightwaves Sonar subscription. COULD WE LOSE CARRIER CAPACITY….WITHOUT LOSING ACTUAL CAPACITY? Certainly, this question could cause one to scratch his head. If we don’t have a decline in the number of operating authorities, or available trucks, then how could we lose capacity?

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Almost All Independent U.S. Pharmacies Facing Drug Shortages, Survey Says

Supply Chain Brain

Eighty-seven percent of respondents said that they are experiencing a shortage of Adderall or other generic drugs, which was slightly down compared to a similar survey conducted in September.

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Helping Healthcare Adhere to Good Distribution Practices for Patient Wellbeing

Now, That's Logistics

As pharmaceuticals, medical devices and other products make their way through the healthcare supply chain, the quality, integrity and safety of those products is of utmost importance. A set of guidelines that ensures the quality and safety of pharmaceutical products during storage, tra 100 8122 0 8122 0 0 6336 0 --:--:-- 0:00:01 --:--:-- 6335nsport and distribution, good distribution practices (GDP) covers all activities from the time a product leaves the manufacturing site until it reaches the

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Technology & Communication Lead to Improved Real-Time Visibility in Food Supply Chain

Food Logistics

Having visibility from the time a load leaves the shipper until it arrives at its destination allows for recovery plans to be made in real time.

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Brick & Mortar Retail Relevance: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

Let's set the record straight: in-store retail isn't dead - it's evolving! Faced with the digital age and the demands of omnichannel shopping, some retailers are thriving while others are struggling to adapt. Join Jay Black in this exclusive session as he explores the strategies that set successful stores apart, including: Crafting unique and unforgettable in-store experiences 🛍️ Mastering the art of retail demands 🛒 Navigating inventory challenges in today's climate 📦 an

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What Does a 3PL Do?

Ship Monk

Learn All about Ecommerce Logistics and Fulfillment Of all the many things you do as an ecommerce brand owner, logistics and fulfillment are often afterthoughts — as in, let’s worry about that after the orders start coming in. Yet, like it or not, you find yourself spending a disproportionate amount of time on those two things. We’re talking about tasks like making sure your inventory is stored safely where it needs to be and that you have enough of it to fill orders.

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Decoding Ocean Freight Dynamics: Unveiling 7 Influential Factors in Rate Fluctuations

MTS Logistics

There are many variables affecting ocean freight rate fluctuations. Carriers will want freight rates at higher levels to maximize the profits per-vessel, while BCOs will want to ship with the best possible cost out there. Due to this, there have been many different contract structures out there from fix and short-term to spot and commodity rates. Although carriers favor regularly shipping customers to seasonal customers where demand peaks a few months and then suddenly want, size matters, too.=

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Staff Shortages Remain Top Challenge for Supply Chain in 2024

Supply Chain Brain

Respondents expressed optimism in the economy, and more than 50% say they’ve seen a “greater focus and understanding of supply chains” from those in the C-Suite.

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Roadcheck 2024: Inspectors' guidance on drugs and alcohol

Overdrive Online

A CVSA Roadside Inspection Specialist explains how to check tractor protection mechanisms in the air system, and what the drug and alcohol focus will mean, during 2024's Roadcheck blitz. It's scheduled for May 14-16.

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How Intent Data Helps Marketers Convert A-List Accounts

One of the biggest challenges for any B2B marketer is understanding your prospects’ next move — who is most likely to buy and when. Without these insights, marketing campaigns can feel more like guesswork, with high investment and little return. We’re here to tell you there’s a better way. By tracking buyers’ digital footprints and online activity, such as website visits, product reviews, and spikes in content consumption, you can engage prospects with a message that really resonates.

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Sound Transit Plans to Go Wireless in Seattle with Order of 48 Electric Buses

NGT News

Sound Transit will deploy InductEV’s wireless charging technology for Seattle’s new Stride bus rapid transit service. The procurement includes 48 wirelessly charging electric buses, including 33 double-deckers from Alexander Dennis, a leading independent global bus manufacturer and subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. Seattle will be the first location in North America to deploy double-decker electric […] The post Sound Transit Plans to Go Wireless in Seattle with Order of 48 Electric Buses

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FBM vs FBA for Ecommerce Brands

Ship Monk

This wouldn’t be an ecommerce blog if we didn’t talk about Amazon. With its ready-made infrastructure, hundreds of millions of customers, and fast, reliable shipping, Amazon is driving the retail bus, so to speak. So, if you own or manage an ecommerce brand, Amazon has to be one of the first sales channels you consider. Just hop on board the Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) bus, and you can outsource all the post-purchase headaches that come with running an ecommerce business.

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The Effects of Cultural Differences on Transportation and Logistics

MTS Logistics

In today’s interconnected global business landscape, international transportation and logistics play a pivotal role in facilitating global trade. To navigate the complexities of transporting goods across diverse cultures, it is essential to comprehend the profound effects of intercultural differences on transportation. This impact can be analyzed across several key dimensions.

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Three Critical Steps Toward Mastering Total Inventory Optimization in 2024

Supply Chain Brain

Just months after snarled supply chains led to widespread inventory shortages, the proverbial pendulum has decidedly shifted to the other side.

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Exploring the Advantages and Hurdles of Direct Store Deliveries

Direct Store Delivery, or DSD, is a common practice among global suppliers and retailers – like PepsiCo, Frito Lay, CVS, and Dollar General – and its popularity is growing, with the global DSD market expected to reach $1.19 trillion by 2027. Download this eBook for exclusive insights into direct store deliveries, challenges, benefits, and future trends.

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A Peterbilt living history from the 359 to 389, with three owners

Overdrive Online

For this Overdrive Radio edition, settle in for the run through 40 years of living history with three iconic Pete models, all also well-entrenched in the present through the work of these owners: Greg Crispell, Jarrett Landry, Troy Massey.

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Woman-Owned Business Initiative Success Story

Women in Trucking

With help from ES and the Path To Ownership™ program, DeShawn Henry and Russell Jones became team drivers and secured funding for their first truck.

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Trinity Logistics Nurtures Customer Connections Through Exclusive Roundtable Events

Trinity Logistics

Trinity Logistics, a leading logistics solutions provider, has been breaking bread with its customers through a series of exclusive roundtable events. These gatherings offer a unique platform for local customers to engage with Trinity’s Team Members, share insights, and strengthen collaborative relationships. The first of these engaging events took place August 2023 in Dallas, Texas, at the acclaimed Pappas Bros Steakhouse , creating an inviting atmosphere for meaningful conversations.

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