Time Definite Freight & Positive ROI

Blue Grace Logistics

In our March webinar, titled Time Definite Freight and Positive ROI , Brian Blalock, Senior Manager Sourcing Strategy, and Eric Chambers, Vice President, Field Performance at BlueGrace Logistics, discuss the delivery method that is redefining the logistics landscape.

The Definition of Transparency

Blue Grace Logistics

As it is with most problems there is a lack of a clear and concise definition, according to an MIT study which conducted a survey of the apparel industry only to find wildly different results.

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UPS adds time-definite deliveries to international express freight service

DC Velocity

Noon, 2 p.m. set as commitment times for service. Transportation

Roadrunner combines airfreight, logistics units into time-definite delivery operation

DC Velocity

Re-branded "Active On-Demand" to focus on five services. Transportation

GEODIS Develops Time Definite Road Freight Service Across Southeast Asia

Logistics Manager

The post GEODIS Develops Time Definite Road Freight Service Across Southeast Asia appeared first on Logistics Manager. GEODIS is now offering scheduled departures for consignments along the Singapore-Kuala Lumpur-Bangkok axis, with multi-modal gateway services beyond these hubs. .

New & Used Forklift Prices: The Definitive Comparison Guide [2019]

Conger

The post New & Used Forklift Prices: The Definitive Comparison Guide [2019] appeared first on Conger The decision to buy a new or a used forklift often comes down to the cost, but there are plenty of other factors to consider before making your decision.

Bill would broaden 'agricultural commodity' definition for Ag hauler HOS exemption

Fleet Owner

These are questions that trucking companies hauling agricultural goods and commodities have long asked: what exactly counts as an agricultural commodity to be transporting where the driver is then exempted from the federal Hours of Service (HOS) regu

Home Depot Grows Revenues by Investing in Time Definite Deliveries

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Home Depot Grows Revenues by Investing in Time Definite Deliveries appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Most companies invest in transportation management solutions to cut costs. Home Depot has proven that investing in this can improve service and grow revenues. This article describes the path they took to put this business case together. Retail Transportation Management Systems Home Depot logistics supply chain TMS

New & Used Forklift Prices: The Definitive Comparison Guide [2019]

Conger

The post New & Used Forklift Prices: The Definitive Comparison Guide [2019] appeared first on Conger The decision to buy a new or a used forklift often comes down to the cost, but there are plenty of other factors to consider before making your decision.

GEODIS Develops Time Definite Road Freight Service Across Southeast Asia – Logistics Manager

247 Customs Broker

Drawing on… The post GEODIS Develops Time Definite Road Freight Service Across Southeast Asia – Logistics Manager appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Geodis Wilson Truck GEODIS is now offering scheduled departures for consignments along the Singapore-Kuala Lumpur-Bangkok axis, with multi-modal gateway services beyond these hubs.

40 Years, 40 Songs: The Definitive Transportation Playlist

Dedola Global Logistics

First Name Last Name Email Subscribe The post 40 Years, 40 Songs: The Definitive Transportation Playlist appeared first on Dedola Global Logistics.

Logistics Business: How to make a successful business

LoGo

Branding Logistics amazon logistics business business logistics system logistics definition business what is logistics in businessIn the last years, the market has changed all around the world. Technology and new media channels brought more access to information to customers. And that made then more demanding, which increased competitiveness in all sectors, including the logistics business. Because of that, today, we are going to help you with some strategies and steps […].

The Definitive Supply Chain Intelligence Gathering – Top 5 Activities during Jump Start 2019

247 Customs Broker

The Definitive Supply Chain Intelligence Gathering. The post The Definitive Supply Chain Intelligence Gathering – Top 5 Activities during Jump Start 2019 appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Definitions of Terms Must be as Your Customer Sees It

10xLogistics

I am sitting on a plane right now, on the Tarmac, moving nowhere. This reminds me of another aspect of a truly custome r centric supply chain: Define terms as your customer sees them and not for your own internal metrics. So, the airline app says I have "departed" and in their mind, I am sure I have. But in my mind, I am sitting in a tube, on a tarmac, going nowhere. I, the customer, consider departed to mean I am up in the air and heading to my destination.

The Stay at Home Economy and Its Supply Chain Impacts - Part 1: Definition

10xLogistics

I have noticed a bit about my own behavior and started looking to see if it was just me or was it a "trend" (I am not usually "trendy"). The behavior is simple: I just stay at home more and I have made my home a bit of a "Disneyland". Rather than go out for entertainment, I have it brought to me. Instead of going out to buy things, I had them brought to me.

Pick and Pack Process: Challenges and Optimization

Cyzerg

So, in this article, we will be discussing the definition of the pick and pack process, the challenges associated with it, and some ways to optimize the process. The pick and pack process is one of the crucial warehouse processes that can affect your perfect order rate.

Dental tips to help keep drivers on the road

Fleet Owner

There are good snacks and bad snacks for your teeth and one drink to definitely avoid

What are the most common freight shipping terms?

Freightquote

Understand the definitions of the most common freight shipping terms in the industry. Learn more

Descartes Datamyne Interview: e-commerce challenges in air cargo sector

Logistics Management

The “Amazon Effect” has had two definite impacts on the air cargo industry – increased package volumes and changing customer expectations

Trump Bows to Economic Fears in Move to Delay China Tariffs

Material Handling and Logistics

It definitely saves the holiday season What this means is that retailers will be able to get their shipments in without the 10% tariff, which is a sigh of relief,” said Poonam Goyal, a retail analyst. “It

What are the most common freight shipping terms?

Freightquote

Read up on the definitions of these common shipping terms today Want to know more about the most common freight shipping terms in the industry?

Lineage acquires Emergent Cold, expands in US, Asia-Pacific

Refrigerated Transporter

Lineage Logistics, a provider of temperature-controlled logistics solutions, recently signed definitive agreements to acquire Emergent Cold. The company says this acquisition strengthens its port presence in the United States and enables its entry i

Transportation terminology: Must know shipping acronyms.

Freightquote

We’ve broken a few down and included definitions to make it easy There are a lot of terms and acronyms in the logistics and freight transportation industry.

FedEx preps to gave Express contract with Ground operations for select residential shipments

Logistics Management

Driven by the rampant growth rate of e-commerce, coupled with the need to increase efficiency and lower residential delivery costs, Memphis-based freight transportation and logistics service provider FedEx announced late last week that in March, FedEx Express—its global, time-definite delivery service unit—will contract with FedEx Ground—its ground transportation package delivery services unit—for the transport and delivery of select day-definite, residential Express shipments.

FedEx preps to have Express contract with Ground operations for select residential shipments

Logistics Management

Driven by the rampant growth rate of e-commerce, coupled with the need to increase efficiency and lower residential delivery costs, Memphis-based freight transportation and logistics service provider FedEx announced late last week that in March, FedEx Express—its global, time-definite delivery service unit—will contract with FedEx Ground—its ground transportation package delivery services unit—for the transport and delivery of select day-definite, residential Express shipments.

Space Program: The Changing Role of the Distribution Warehouse

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Here in the world of fulfillment services , we have our own version of “Houston,” not to mention our own definition of space. Fifty years ago this summer, Neil Armstrong etched his way into history when he became the first man to set foot on the moon.

Essential Techniques for Inventory Control of Laboratory Equipment

SIPMM Professional Publications

But doing so efficiently creating a discipline around inventory control is definitely […].

Gartner Survey Reveals Scarcity of Current Blockchain Deployments

Supply Chain and Logistics

But the lack of use cases that actually work is definitely a barrier to experimentation, along with the inflated cost and risk of finding software engineers with the expertise.? ?Naturally CIOs are an entrenched bunch. via Gartner Survey Reveals … Continue reading → Advanced Computing Labor Economics Leadership Supply Chains blockchain computing Logistics Software technology

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MODE Transportation announces planned agreement to acquire SunteckTTS

Logistics Management

Earlier this week, Dallas-based MODE Transportation, a non-asset 3PL offering truckload, less-than-truckload, intermodal, ocean, rail, air, and managed transportation services, said it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Stanford, Conn-based SunteckTTS, a multimodal transportation solutions provider.

TForce and CFI Logistics roll out integrated final-mile expedited logistics service

Logistics Management

based CFI Logistics, a trucking and logistics services provider, have partnered up to create a dedicated final-mile delivery network comprised of truckload transportation assets and logistics expertise to support high-velocity, time-definite supply chain operations

Lineage Logistics says it plans to acquire Emergent Cold

Logistics Management

based Lineage Logistics, the largest global temperature-controlled logistics services provider, said it has inked definitive agreements to acquire Dallas-based Emergent Cold, a leading cold chain services and temperature-controlled services provider

Preferred Shipping signs re-seller agreement with Lone Star Overnight

Logistics Management

Under the terms of this agreement, the companies said that Preferred will sell LSO’s services, including same-day, next-day, scheduled, and day-definite guaranteed deliveries up to 150 pounds

Trimble’s acquisition of Kuebix is made official

Logistics Management

based Trimble, a provider of end-to-end technology solutions to for-hire motor carriers, private fleets, freight brokerage, and third-party logistics providers, inked a definitive agreement to acquire Maynard, Mass.-based The early January announcement that Sunnyvale, Calif.-based

Is it time for SAE to re-do the levels of automated driving?

Fleet Owner

SAE’s definitions, initially released in 2014 and updated in 2016, seemed fairly straight forward, with LeOver the past five years, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and SAE International have issued standards for automated driving.

The Importance of Freight Carrier Invoice Auditing

Cerasis

Its definition is simple; identify problems in billing and reverse applicable charges. Freight carrier invoice auditing is a term that shippers understand and have applied in the past.

How A Transportation Management Company Increases Available Freight Capacity

Cerasis

By definition, transportation management companies are third parties, so.read More. Take a moment to think about what a transportation management solutions company does.

Trimble says it plans to acquire Kuebix in a wide ranging deal for various supply chain stakeholders

Logistics Management

based Trimble, provider of end-to-end technology solutions to for-hire motor carriers, private fleets, freight brokerage, and third-party logistics providers, announced it has inked a definitive agreement to acquire Maynard, Mass.-based Sunnyvale, Calif.-based