Fri.Mar 24, 2023

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ETA in Shipping: Why Retailers & Delivery Partners Need to Pay Attention

Locus

ETA or Estimated Time of Arrival is an essential component of shipping logistics. It refers to the predicted time when a parcel is expected to arrive at its intended destination. ETA is a crucial aspect of shipping and logistics, as it helps retailers and delivery partners plan and organize their operations efficiently. However, despite its importance, ETA in shipping can be challenging for retailers and delivery partners due to various factors such as unpredictable weather, traffic congestion,

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Flexible Warehousing with Flexe CEO Karl Siebrecht

The Logistics of Logistics

Karl Siebrecht and Joe Lynch discuss flexible warehousing, which is exactly what Karl and the Flexe team provides to their customers. Karl is the Co-Founder and CEO of Flexe , a company that solves the hardest omnichannel logistics problems for the world’s largest retailers and brands. About Karl Siebrecht Karl Siebrecht is the Co-Founder and CEO of Flexe, a company that solves the hardest omnichannel logistics problems for the world’s largest retailers and brands.

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Why won't freight procurement go back to the pre-pandemic scenarios?

Shipsta

Three years ago, we were all hoping for a return to the so-called normalcy. Now, getting "back to normal" seems further away than ever.

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Leaf Logistics launches multi-shipper dedicated fleets

Supply Chain and Logistics

Leaf Logistics, an innovative truckload freight platform, has a unique recipe for reducing unloaded miles and matching carriers with driver-friendly routes, called Flex Fleets.

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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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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (March 24, 2023)

Talking Logistics

I attended ProMat in Chicago this week. If you’ve never been to ProMat, it’s like Disney World for supply chain and logistics professionals. Crowds of people, more than 1,000 rides (I mean, exhibitors) spread out across two enormous halls, some vendor booths as big as skyscrapers, and the loud, nonstop sounds of conversations, robots, presentations, Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (March 24, 2023) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Universal EV Chargers Launches Software for EV Charging Stations

NGT News

Universal EV Chargers LLC, a provider of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, has developed software for easier access and payment to EV charging stations. The software provides an easy-to-use platform for EV drivers to access and pay for charging services. It features a user-friendly interface, real-time data reporting and the ability for drivers to reserve a […] The post Universal EV Chargers Launches Software for EV Charging Stations appeared first on NGT News.

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Load boards are broken — fixing them is critical

Supply Chain and Logistics

This article discusses the many ways in which truck freight is arranged in the US.

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Peterbilt Delivers Model 579EVS to Truck King

NGT News

Peterbilt Motors Company and PACCAR Leasing Company (PacLease) have partnered to deliver two Model 579EV Day Cabs to Truck King, a Texas trucking company, for use in its line-haul operations. Truck King operates 65 trucks in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex hauling components used in manufacturing for local companies. Truck King’s Model 579EVs will be used […] The post Peterbilt Delivers Model 579EVS to Truck King appeared first on NGT News.

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A Step Towards a Cleaner Future with the Latest IMO Regulations Now in Effect

MTS Logistics

Some new IMO regulations in the shipping industry went into effect earlier this year. January 1st, 2023 marked the starting date of some new regulations drafted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a branch of NATO, to significantly reduce carbon emissions by large oceanic shipping vessels over time. The goals are 40% by 2030 and 70% by 2050.

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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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Xos Selected as Approved Manufacturer With N.J. Zero-Emission Incentive Program

NGT News

Xos Inc., an electric truck manufacturer and fleet services provider, says it has been selected as an approved manufacturer with the New Jersey Zero-Emission Incentive Program (NJ ZIP). With NJ ZIP, purchasers of the Xos Stepvan in the state are eligible to receive up to $90,000 per vehicle as a base voucher amount. Xos joins […] The post Xos Selected as Approved Manufacturer With N.J.

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Which Countries Have Highest E-commerce Levels?

Logistics Business Magazine

It’s no secret that e-commerce has grown rapidly in recent years, helped along by global events, such as the Covid-19 pandemic which encouraged more consumers to shop online versus in physical stores. With access to the internet being easier than ever before, the established global e-commerce network Ubuy wanted to know which are the ‘shopaholic’ countries – those which had seen the highest volume of online purchases.

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Ronn Motor Group Selects commerTECH for Technology, Telematics and Infrastructure

NGT News

RONN Motor Group says it has selected commerTECH to exclusively create and manage the software development for its hydrogen fuel cell logistic medium-duty trucks globally. commerTECH is a global software and IT firm that builds customized solutions within the automotive, healthcare, banking and nutraceutical industries. “We selected commerTECH based on their team’s extensive experience in […] The post Ronn Motor Group Selects commerTECH for Technology, Telematics and Infrastruc

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Logistics Terminal Opened in Tyrol

Logistics Business Magazine

Gebrüder Weiss has opened a logistics terminal in the Kreckelmoos industrial estate in Reutte. The location is specifically designed to meet the requirements of locally-based businesses in Tyrol, Austria. This will make the trips for the collection and delivery of import and export goods shorter and more flexible. They reach Reutte directly, are cross-decked and stored there, and delivered via short routes, including as express shipments.

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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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Supply Chain Visibility and Data Management

Supply Chain Brain

Promises of supply chain visibility and data management have always been there, but now it is most important for those managing and optimizing Supply Chains. We're in a new era.

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How Much Is Pest Control for Mice

WorkWave

Time To Read: 4 minutes The presence of rodents can be a significant nuisance to businesses and homeowners. As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states, rodents such as mice and rats can spread diseases directly and indirectly to people. That can happen through something as simple as direct handling of rodents, contact with rodents (urine, saliva, or feces), or rodent bites.

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Best Logistics Management Software: Key Features To Consider

Loginext

This blog is the ultimate wish list for supply chain managers when searching for the best logistics management software. It includes features like warehouse management, order management, transportation management, fleet management, driver and vehicle management, and more. The post Best Logistics Management Software: Key Features To Consider appeared first on loginextsolutions.com.

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Trade Groups Come Together Over Safety

Logistics Business Magazine

The coming together of five organisations with shared visions for the safety and security of global trade will take advantage of unified information and data sources to bring greater awareness and understanding of issues with the goal of producing preventative output. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed on 16 March 2023 by representatives of the five organisations: Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) Confidential Human Factors Incident Reporting Programme (CHIRP) Container Owner

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7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024

Procurement and supply chain leaders are presented with their fair share of challenges, with a host of tools and strategies to resolve them. That said, what’s the best path forward to leverage this year’s trends? In this recap of a recent GEP-WBR webinar, 7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024, GEP’s Pramod Sethumadhavan explores seven vital leadership trends that will help guide procurement and supply chain decision-makers.

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Penske Truck Leasing Recipient of MSRC Grant to Operate Electric Trucks

Penske Move Ahead

Penske Truck Leasing has received a $1 million grant in California from the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) to deploy five Orange EV electric terminal trucks in support of its customer Costco Wholesale Corporation. Costco is operating these electric yard tractors at its Mira Loma, California, cross-dock distribution center that services Costco warehouse clubs in Southern California, Hawaii, portions of Mexico, and eastern Asia and Australia.

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Banking Collapses: UK Businesses Urged to Collaborate

Logistics Business Magazine

With recent events at Silicon Valley Bank and Credit Suisse rocking international finance systems , the experts at global supply chain risk management solution Resilinc are urging UK businesses to collaborate with suppliers to reduce uncertainty. This instability at major international banking institutions comes on the back of an already turbulent time for businesses.

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This Week in Logistics News (March 18 – 24)

Logistics Viewpoints

A few weeks ago I wrote that Little Brown Bakers, the manufacturer behind Girl Scout Cookies , is warning of unforeseen supply issues that will be impacting both manufacturing and distribution of its treats. The company said that digital orders could take longer than normal to fulfill due to unforeseen supply chain shortages, but in-person distribution of cookies will not be impacted by the supply chain issues.

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The Advantages of Using a Full-Service Pallet Shipping Provider 

Freightera

Why using Freightera’s freight marketplace is better than going to carriers directly As a business owner, you understand the importance of efficient and cost-effective shipping. One way to streamline your shipping operations is to work with a full-service pallet shipping provider such as Freightera. Here, we list some advantages of using our freight shipping marketplace.

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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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Round up Of Today’s Logistics News

10xLogistics

Here is a roundup of some of the latest logistics news from around the world: FedEx to transfer LA airport maintenance to Indianapolis FedEx will exit a maintenance facility at LAX and send the work to its Indianapolis hub to increase efficiency. The move is part of a larger effort by FedEx to reduce costs and improve customer service. Teamsters reject Yellow's proposed changes again The Teamsters union said Thursday it has rejected less-than-truckload carrier Yellow Corp.