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The State of Warehousing and Fulfillment with Joe Spisak

The Logistics of Logistics

Joe Spisak and Joe Lynch discuss the state of warehousing and fulfillment. Joe is the Founder and CEO of www.Fulfill.com , a marketplace that connects ecommerce brands with the right warehousing and fulfillment partners. Summary: The State of Warehousing and Fulfillment In this podcast, Joe Spisak, Founder and CEO of Fulfill.com, shares his expertise on the latest trends and challenges in the warehousing and fulfillment industry for ecommerce brands and 3PLs.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 21, 2024)

Talking Logistics

You and me, we come from different worldsI shave off all my hair and you have lots of curls 27 years ago tomorrow, my wife and I were introduced as Mr. & Mrs. for the first time. We came running into the ballroom holding our hands up high, as our family and friends clapped and. Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 21, 2024) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Solving the $1.8 Trillion Inventory Distortion Problem with Karl Swensen

The Logistics of Logistics

Karl Swensen and Joe Lynch discuss solving the $1.8 trillion distortion inventory problem. Karl is the CEO and Co-founder of Pull Logic , an AI-enabled tech company focused on reducing lost sales for retailers, brands, and manufacturers due failure points in the supply chain and selling processes. Summary: Solving the $1.8 Trillion Inventory Distortion Problem In this podcast, Karl Swensen, CEO and Co-founder of Pull Logic, discusses how their AI-enabled technology helps retailers, brands, and m

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Editor’s Pick: Is Your Transportation Management System Adequate or Extraordinary?

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. This recent post by Mike Mulqueen from JBF Consulting’s blog highlights how to maximize your investment in a transportation management system (TMS).

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Navigating Uncertainty: How Technology Helps Fleets Thrive in Challenging Times

Change is a constant in the transportation industry. Amid business competition, regulatory developments, environmental concerns, and myriad other challenges, motor carriers must continually adapt to an ever-evolving operational landscape. Fleet telematics technology can help transportation businesses navigate uncertainty, gain a competitive advantage, and boost profitability.

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ESG in Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Acronyms abound when it comes to supply chain. AT Logistics Viewpoints, we cover a wide range of these acronyms, including AS/RS , DOM , GTC , SCP , TMS , and WMS to name a few. Over the last few years, another acronym has been showing up on the radar: ESG. ESG stands for environmental, social, and governance, and is a framework that evaluates a company’s performance and ethical behavior.

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Three Ways That Prescriptive Analytics Boosts Supply Chain Resilience

Supply Chain Brain

S upply chain leaders today can not only analyze the past and present to determine the likelihood of outcomes, but can also look to the future to manage them — a practice known as prescriptive analytics.

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Port call optimisation reduces greenhouse gas emissions in ports

Supply Chain and Logistics

Drewry promotes port call optimization to reduce maritime emissions effectively.

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Unlock shipping savings with Freightquote Rewards

Freightquote

Want to earn exclusive discounts and freight shipping rewards? Join Freightquote Rewards loyalty program and start saving today.

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Watch: Three Prominent Trends in Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

AI, digitization and orchestration are among the most important developments in supply chain today, says Omer Rashid, vice president of operations development at DHL Supply Chain.

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How a Global CPG Leader Optimized $500M of Direct Materials Spend and Exceeded Savings Goal

A Fortune 500 CPG company partnered with GEP to improve end-to-end category management, optimize direct spend categories, and increase strategic focus on tail spend. GEP’s sourcing expertise and market intelligence enabled the company to centralize sourcing and order management processes, strengthen key supplier relationships, and enhance supply chain resilience and agility.

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4 Trends in Freight Brokerage with Kevin Hill

The Logistics of Logistics

Kevin Hill and Joe Lynch disucss 4 trends in freight brokerage. Kevin is the Owner of Brush Pass Research , a sales and marketing research firm that helps companies sell to freight brokerages across North America. Summary: 4 Trends in Freight Brokerage Kevin Hill of Brush Past Research joins the Logistics of Logistics podcast to discuss the growth, evolution, and current state of the freight brokerage industry.

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The New Visibility: Unlocking Multi-Tier Transparency and Traceability

Talking Logistics

During the significant disruptions caused by the Covid pandemic, many companies learned that they really didn’t have good visibility across their end-to-end supply chains — especially not beyond their Tier 1 suppliers and partners. Fast forward to today, having multi-tier transparency and traceability is even more important. What trends are driving this requirement?

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Allianz Trade, BPL Unveil API-Powered Management Process for Non-Payment Insurance Enquiries

Food Logistics

This industry-first collaboration is designed to transform how underwriters and brokers share enquiry data using Application Programming Interface (API) integration via Whitespace, a Verisk business.

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An Early Peak Season in Shipping This Year: What are the Effects?

MTS Logistics

Several factors coming together early in the season led to this early peak season in container shipping this year. This makes everyone nervous and will undoubtedly challenge the shipping industry. We’ll examine the overall implications and impacts that are anticipated. Economic Repercussions Due to its strong correlation with consumer spending, the demand for goods, and the general performance of many businesses, the peak shipping season has a substantial effect on the world economy.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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Watch: How Do You Get Started on Your Supply Chain Risk-Management Journey?

Supply Chain Brain

When vetting potential suppliers and customers, it's vital to assess their risk-management profiles and strategies, says Danny Thompson, chief product officer at apexanalytix.

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Happening Now: Canadian border agents to vote on a four-year agreement

West Coast and California Logistics

According to Supply Chain Dive , Canadian border agents will vote on a new four-year labor agreement with the government between June 20 and July 4. The union's negotiating committee has recommended ratifying the deal, which follows two years without a contract for the over 9,000 members of the Canada Border Services Agency.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 14, 2024)

Talking Logistics

I called my father Papi. My kids call me Papi too. Well, not all the time. Sometime ago, one of them (I don’t remember who), started calling me A-Dwee-An. This quickly morphed into just Dwee (which they spell DWI, to my dismay). “Dwi,” they call out to me. “Papi!” I remind them. It doesn’t matter, Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 14, 2024) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Building Moats in AI: Buy vs. Build (AI Popup #1)

Freightos

Blog " * " indicates required fields Email * Comments This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. More Resources Home Building Moats in AI: Buy vs. Build (AI Popup #1) In logistics tech, building a competitive moat is key for market leadership. In the first issue of our AI popup newsletter series, Matt Motsick, CEO of Rippey AI and a long-time logistics technology leader, explores buying or building AI models.

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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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What Are Strategies for Mitigating Women Truck Driver Challenges?

Women in Trucking

One of the tenants of the Women In Trucking Association (WIT) mission is to remove barriers for women in the industry. That’s why WIT agreed to play a significant role in newly released research that takes a closer look at strategies to mitigate female professional truck driver challenges.

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State of Logistics Report: More Climate-Driven Shipping Disruptions to Come

Supply Chain Brain

Kearney's annual State of Logistics report estimates that sea level rise and inland flooding could cost the logistics industry billions annually by 2050.

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Reshaping the Freight Industry: Self-Driving Semi-Trucks

MTS Logistics

Self-driving semi-trucks are on their way and heading to U.S. roads during 2024 despite job fears, lack of regulation, and public concerns. Test drives have been conducted in some states such as Texas, Florida, Arizona, and New Mexico due to the rarity of snow and ice weather. However, this was with a human driver behind the wheel monitoring the automated truck.

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DAT hacks lead to thousands of 'impossible' $20/mile load posts

Overdrive Online

Brokers reported on Monday a "scary" hack of their DAT accounts that posted attractive, high-paying power only loads in what looked like a possible "inside job" to steal cargo from Amazon warehouses.

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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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June 2024 Freight Market Update

Stord

We are about halfway through 2024. In the first half of the year, we experienced historically low rates due to excess capacity and flat freight volumes. Looking ahead, there is hope on the horizon for the back half of the year. Even though we continue to face overcapacity, trucking authorities are leaving the market and volumes are ticking higher. The back half of May displayed a 6% rate spike , with rates sustaining into June.

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Bill Gates’ Think Weeks: A Blueprint for Strategic Insight

10xLogistics

I am always fascinated with what makes brilliant people tick. Yes, they are definately born with brilliance however many have processes they use to to really ensure they have a deep understanding of the topics they care about. One of them, and perhaps the master of them all, is Bill Gates. Ever since I watched the documentary, Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates (Netflix, link is to IMDB) I have been fascinated with his process and I thought I would outline it here and also discuss how we,

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Boeing Senate Hearing: Physical Threats Against Whistleblowers and 'Systemic Disregard' for Safety

Supply Chain Brain

The new whistleblower alleges that Boeing has lost track of hundreds of potentially defective parts, and that those parts have been installed in new planes.

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June 18, 2024 Update

Freightos

Blog " * " indicates required fields Email * Phone This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. More Resources Home June 18, 2024 Update The Freightos Weekly Update helps you stay on top of the latest developments in international freight by giving you the rundown on the latest economic data, ocean and air demand trends, rate data – and anything else impacting the market.

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Artificial Intelligence and the Transportation Industry

Artificial intelligence has quickly become a feature of everyday life: Using face ID to unlock a phone, communicating with online chatbots, and letting “smart” appliances help manage our homes are just a few of the ways that we interact with AI regularly. Forward-looking businesses are also using AI to transform their operations and gain a competitive edge.

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June 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. A LOOK AT THE PAST AND FUTURE OF THE FREIGHT MARKET The Outbound Tender Volume Index (OTVI) measures the volume of contracted freight in the U.S. While this does not account for the spot market, ebbs and flows in contract freight have a direct impact on spot market volume and pricing.

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Baltimore Port Reopening: Implications and Strategic Adjustments

TransAudit

The Port of Baltimore, a crucial node in the U.S. and global trade networks, has resumed operations after an 11-week closure following a significant incident. This marks a pivotal moment in restoring the flow of commerce through one of the East Coast’s most vital ports. The Incident and Closure The unexpected closure began on March 26, when the container ship Dali lost power and collided with the Francis Scott Key Bridge, causing the bridge to collapse.

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Navigating Ship Valuation: Insights into Global Methods and Challenges

MTS Logistics

Do you ever wonder how a ship’s value is determined? How do the shipowner companies make decisions about purchasing and selling different kinds of ships? Below are some explanations and methods that are used worldwide. There is one dilemma discussed which is whether the price is equal to the value. To understand this question we need to look at the following methods: Income Approach Market Approach Cost Approach The income approach requires a forecast of future cash flow.