Most Popular Articles of 2018

Logistics Viewpoints

Like in years past, we wanted to look back at the Top 10 most popular articles written this year and see what our readers found to be the most interesting. The post Most Popular Articles of 2018 appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. We have entered the final weeks of the Logistics Viewpoints year. As always, it was a busy year covering the latest supply chain and logistics trends, emerging technologies, mergers and acquisitions, major news announcements, and more.

Battle of the shipping modes: Why shared truckload is better for shippers and carriers

Flock Freight

This article compares shared truckload (STL) service to that of less-than truckload and full truckload, explaining how STL benefits shippers, carriers, and the environment more than any other shipping mode

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Featured Article: “The Google Maps of Transportation Fleets”

Trimble

Trimble MAPS is proud to be featured in a recent article from Modern Worktruck Solutions in the November issue of their monthly magazine.

Article 2: Trucking Freight Futures 101

Logistics Management

This article provides a snapshot of the trucking freight futures market, starting with a summary of the basics about derivatives-futures and then diving into the specifics of trucking freight futures and their application for the key trucking market participants – trucking carriers, shippers, 3PLs and opportunistic traders/investors

Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

Article 1: The New 3-Dimensional Trucking Market

Logistics Management

In anticipation of the launching of “Trucking Financial Markets 360°", Logistics Management, together with Lakefront Futures’ Trucking & Derivatives Group, will be publishing a series of articles over the next five weeks on the “A-Z” of trucking freight futures. This debut article provides an overview of the paradigm shift occurring in the trucking market and the increasing trucking rate volatility impacting trucking carriers, shippers, & 3PLs

Guest Article ? The Shipping Rush Boosts Profits Among Freight Brokers

Logistics Trends and Insights

Working an intermediary in the freight brokerage business can be a lucrative career over time, so long as the right opportunities are maximized and challenges at kept at bay. However, maintaining a successful business in freight brokering has become more interesting in the last decade given the increase in digital tools and competition saturating the marketplace.

Most Popular Logistics Articles of 2019

247 Customs Broker

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Article 3: Hedging Applications for Trucking Carriers, Shippers & 3PLs

Logistics Management

The main hedging participants for trucking freight futures are commercial users: trucking carriers, shippers, and 3PLs. While they each have a different hedging objective, their primary use of trucking freight futures is to hedge against the future risk of adverse changes in trucking rates

Five Types of Order Management Systems

David Mascitto

To help you figure out what OMS is right for your business, let’s examine some typical types of order management systems available on the market today

5 Critical Challenges Facing Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

In this article, produced in partnership with Connected Health Pulse, we explore five critical challenges in pharmaceutical supply chains caused by a lack of visibility.

Top Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015

GlobalTranz

We continue our series on the most read articles from the Cerasis blog for 2015 today by featuring any of the blogs in the transportation management or transportation categories. . We've already listed the top 10 manufacturing articles, the top 10 supply chain articles, and yesterday, the top 10 logistics articles. We will then conclude the 5 main categories by featuring the top 10 freight articles of 2015. Read the full article here. .

Digitizing & designing smart transport for new India | Thoughts,Conversations & Insights

Vishal Jadhav

What was the last item you purchased online? Remember when you received it at your doorstep? From one click purchase to the delivery – What all actually goes behind the scene?

The Future of Pharmacy 2022: The Year of Supply Chain Transformation

Carrie Gorman

Here are four factors that are driving the future of pharmacy and leaders to rethink drug supply management in 2022 and beyond

The 10 Most Read Articles 2018

247 Customs Broker

January 31, 2019 | By Inbound Logistics Tags: Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain Inbound Logistics reveals the 10 articles that drew the largest audience and reader response during 2018. The post The 10 Most Read Articles 2018 appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. 2018 Trucking Perspectives September 2018 Shippers and carriers face the challenges of rising transportation costs and tight capacity, but see the economy continuing to trend upward […].

How to Create an Employer Brand That Attracts the Best Global Talent

Your employer brand not only affects your reputation and performance but your ability to attract and retain global talent. In this article, learn effective employer branding strategies, ways to communicate your employer brand, and more.

Article 7: Hedging Fuel Prices Ahead of Increased Volatility

Logistics Management

This 7th article in the “A-Z” of trucking freight futures series explains how market participants can hedge fuel cost volatility risk as part of their overall trucking rate hedging program

Top Freight Articles of 2015

GlobalTranz

Today we finalize our most viewed articles from the Cerasis blog by featuring the most read freight articles published in 2015. As a recap, and for easy to access link, we have showcased the following: Most Read Manufacturing Articles of 2015. Top Supply Chain Articles of 2015. Top Logistics Articles of 2015. Top Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015. Top Freight Articles of 2015. Read the Full Article Here. .

Article 5: Trucking Freight Futures – Hedging Strategy, Position Sizing & Trade Execution

Logistics Management

This 5th article in the "A-Z of Trucking Freight Futures" series explains the process of determining what hedging strategies to execute on, which contracts to use, along with position sizing and trade execution

Article 4: Trucking Spot Market Vs. Freight Futures Market Pricing & Price Discovery

Logistics Management

If a market participant is interested in using trucking freight futures for hedging or profiting, they should understand a few things about pricing before they start taking positions in the trucking freight futures market

USPS is Too Important to Fail

A More Thoughtful Article on Capacity

10xLogistics

This, from BCG, is a much more thoughtful article on the true capacity issues in transportation. The issue is NOT trucking capacity as that can easily be solved with private fleets, some technology, moving DCs to more efficient locations etc. The real issue is around port capacity, rail capacity, infrastructure and consumer demands. These cannot be moved around. And this is what companies have to be thinking about now assuming they want to stay around.

The Year in Logistics: Most Popular Articles from 2020

Logistics Viewpoints

We want to take this opportunity to reflect on the Top 15 most popular logistics articles written this year and […]. The post The Year in Logistics: Most Popular Articles from 2020 appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Promise and Potential – Robotics in Retail Distribution Centers - Vanderlande

Marnix Rutten

Robots are increasingly characterized as a panacea for numerous challenges in retail warehouses, but where does the hype end and reality begin? As with the adoption of all technologies, start with simple applications, learn from them and expand accordingly

How Goods-to-Person Automation Addresses Variable Retail Fulfillment Challenges - Vanderlande

Jake Heldenberg

Omni-channel, pure e-commerce, and direct-to-store replenishment retail facilities mitigate against variable customer demand, continued e-commerce expansion, dynamic inventory churn, picking accuracy challenges, and unprecedented labor shortages.

GIS Solutions In The Maintenance Of Your Supply Chain | NextBillion.ai

nextbillion.ai

GIS software can provide value to various players within an industry’s supply chain management. Here are some of the benefits of using GIS programs in supply chain management

5 B Corps with sustainable supply chains

Flock Freight

Find out which practices five well-known B Corps are using to achieve supply chain sustainability in this article

Article 6: Trucking Freight Futures - Off-Exchange Block Trade Market Making

Logistics Management

For the next 6 months, Lakefront Future expects that a large percentage of the bidding/trading activity will occur off-exchange and therefore the on-exchange electronic bidding & trading activity is not indicative of the market’s interest in trucking freight futures

The Year in Logistics: Most Popular Articles from 2020

Logistics Viewpoints

We want to take this opportunity to reflect on the Top 15 most popular logistics articles written this year and see what our readers found to be the most interesting. So, without further ado, here are the most popular logistics articles from 2020.

Top Logistics Articles of 2015

GlobalTranz

We continue our top articles from each of our main 5 categories today by covering the top 10 logistics articles that were the most viewed in 2015. Each of these five include several sub categories for more specific articles, such as the TMS category under Transportation Management. In our series, we first created the top manufacturing articles list, followed by the top supply chain articles list. Top Logistics Articles of 2015.

5 Ways Generation Z Can Benefit from M-Learning

Shippeo

If you have stumbled upon this article, there’s a big chance you’re reading it from your mobile phone. Whether it’s ordering food or watching cat videos, people use their mobile phones for absolutely anything these days. According to Statista, there are over 3.8

Top Supply Chain Articles of 2015

GlobalTranz

As we head into 2016, we are featuring our most read articles of 2015 in our five main categories: Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation Management, and Freight. Yesterday we published the top 10 most read manufacturing articles of 2015. . Top 10 Supply Chain Articles from 2015. The following 10 supply chain articles are listed in order from the 10th most read blog post to the top most read post. Read the full article here. .

A Collection of Recent KANE Articles on the Shortage of Drivers

Kane is Able

The just-released Top Industry Issues Report from the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) shows that the shortage of drivers is now the NUMBER ONE concern of the 1,500 trucking industry professionals surveyed. Freight Transportation

Frictionless Freight Forwarding: the Future is Now - Magaya | Logistics Software Solutions | Digital Freight Platform

Danya Rielly

Sure, you can call frictionless a buzzword. It’s made its share of headlines in the business world. But is it also buzz-worthy? Without a doubt. Read on to

Meet Emission Reduction Targets | Green Fleet Dashboard | Geotab

Charlotte Argue

The Green Fleet Dashboard is a tool for improving fuel economy and reducing emissions from the Geotab Marketplace

Maritime UK says Article 50 process should be extended

The LoadStar

Maritime UK has urged the EU and UK to extend the Article 50 process if a deal is not reached by October. Mr. The post Maritime UK says Article 50 process should be extended appeared first on The Loadstar. Loadstar leads Recommends Sea Supply chain Article 50 Brexit EU Maritime UK UKDirector of the UK’s maritime industry body, Ben Murray, said results from a survey it commissioned found that 66% of UK business leaders now believed a “no deal” scenario the likely outcome.

Article 4: Trucking Spot Market Vs. Freight Futures Market Pricing & Price Discovery

247 Customs Broker

Logistics Management and Lakefront Futures’ Trucking & Derivatives Group are publishing a series of articles during August & September on the “A-Z” of trucking freight futures. This… The post Article 4: Trucking Spot Market Vs. Freight Futures Market Pricing & Price Discovery appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Why Some Fleets Have A Better Case To Go Electric Than You Do

Matt Stevens

Thoughts on Spare Busses and Spare Parts - Smart Software

Thomas Willemain

This blog focuses on bus systems and other types of public transit, rail, and their practices for spare parts management

Most Popular Logistics Articles of 2019

Logistics Viewpoints

We want to take this opportunity to reflect on the Top 15 most popular logistics articles written this year and see what our readers found to be the most […]. The post Most Popular Logistics Articles of 2019 appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. It’s the last few weeks of the year which means it is time to look back at the year in logistics.