Why Expand the Definition of Supply Chain Visibility?

Talking Logistics

Read more Why Expand the Definition of Supply Chain Visibility? The post Why Expand the Definition of Supply Chain Visibility? During the pandemic, shortages of components for high-tech devices and automotive products have proliferated.

Echo Global Logistics inks definitive agreement to acquire Roadtex

Logistics Management

Chicago-based third-party logistics and technology-enabled transportation services provider Echo Global Logistics said this week that it has inked a definitive agreement to acquire Somerset, N.J.-based

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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. What is Time Definite Freight? What is time-definite freight and how is it different from the normal freight delivery mechanism? Time-definite freight is precision delivery.

Designing a warehouse: definition, options, factors and goals.

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Last class, we were focused on how to design a warehouse. For this reason, I wanted to write a post compiling some elements that should be taken into account when designing one. When designing a warehouse, some questions may come to your mind: How should a warehouse or distribution center look like?

The Definitive Guide to Warehouse Management

Supply Chain Brain

Distributors and third-party logistics providers are faced with competitive pressures due to higher customer expectations, higher costs and lack of available people, transportation and space resources. But how do supply chain leaders eliminate these challenges

What’s the Latest Definition of an Enterprise TMS

Turvo

The post What’s the Latest Definition of an Enterprise TMS appeared first on Turvo. An enterprise TMS is a logistics platform used to aid businesses in planning, executing, and optimizing the specific functions of handling incoming and outgoing shipments.

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. As companies mature and the market changes, our understanding of crucial operating components of any industry has also grown. Supply chain transparency, in particular, has come a long way over the past twenty years.

Owner-operator, independent contractor: It’s all in the definition

Overdrive Online

around the "independent contractor" definition. The post Owner-operator, independent contractor: It's all in the definition first appeared on Overdrive. If only it were simple.

What Is a Pallet Jack? Definition, Types, and Uses Explained

Conger

And here’s a simple pallet jack definition: A pallet jack (sometimes called a “pallet truck”) is the simplest type of forklift, consisting of a: Wheeled trolley. We’ve given a basic definition of pallet jacks as being simple forklifts. Wondering “what is a pallet jack”?

UPS adds time-definite deliveries to international express freight service

DC Velocity

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

FMCSA clarifies definitions of ag, livestock in HOS regs

247 Customs Broker

19, 2020: FMCSA unveils updated agricultural commodity, livestock definitions for HOS regsThe U.S. Department of Transportation will soon… The post FMCSA clarifies definitions of ag, livestock in HOS regs appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

The True Definition of Cargo Logistics

Trans Global Auto Logistics

Read on to learn about the true definition of logistics as it applies to your cargo, then find out how Trans Global Auto Logistics can help you. The post The True Definition of Cargo Logistics appeared first on TransGlobal. Understanding Cargo & Logistics Management.

The Definitive Guide to Transportation and Logistics Terminology

GlobalTranz

The post The Definitive Guide to Transportation and Logistics Terminology appeared first on GlobalTranz Enterprises, LLC.

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

DC Velocity

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

Documents for Freight Shipping: A Definitive Guide

Freightera

The post Documents for Freight Shipping: A Definitive Guide appeared first on Freightera Blog. “I was just looking to ship a pallet to my client… so how did I end up here, with my head in my hands, wondering about the meaning of life?”.

The New Definition of Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping

Logistics Management

As companies recover from COVID-19-related supply chain disruptions, logistics managers are applying key learnings and revising their fulfillment strategies accordingly

The Definitive Guide to High-Capacity Autonomous Mobile Robots

Supply Chain Brain

Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) like self-driving fork trucks, pallet trucks, and tuggers are now a key tool for material handling in most industries including Ecommerce, 3PL, Consumer Goods, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, and Medical Distribution. Could they help you too

Definitions for Supply Chain & Logistics – LLP, 3PL, 4PL and More

Logistics Bureau

What is LLP mean? What does 3PL stand for? How about 4PL and 5PL? More of these Supply Chain questions will be discussed in the video below: Best Regards, Rob O’Byrne. Email: robyrne@logisticsbureau.com. Phone: +61 417 417 307. 3PL Supply Chain Videos 4PL 5PL LLP

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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

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. Everything from your load type and work environment to your technology expectations and (yes) financial situation should be carefully considered.

Definitions for Supply Chain & Logistics – LLP, 3PL, 4PL and More

247 Customs Broker

More of these Supply Chain questions will be discussed in… The post Definitions for Supply Chain & Logistics – LLP, 3PL, 4PL and More appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. [og_img] What is LLP mean? What does 3PL stand for? How about 4PL and 5PL?

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GEODIS Develops Time Definite Road Freight Service Across Southeast Asia

247 Customs Broker

Drawing on… The post GEODIS Develops Time Definite Road Freight Service Across Southeast Asia appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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. Everything from your load type and work environment to your technology expectations and (yes) financial situation should be carefully considered.

Experts unveil legal definition that could see ecocide become a crime

The LoadStar

Legal experts working for the Stop Ecocide Foundation have finalised a legal definition of the new international law, which they hope will be accepted and added to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

The End of the Asset Versus Broker Debate: How Digital Freight Brokers Transcend Traditional Definitions

Supply Chain Brain

Now, more than ever before, there is a growing imperative to innovate and modernize to meet aggressive business goals that has only been accelerated due to COVID-19. That’s why shippers need to rethink their belief that asset based carriers are the “easy button."

Daily Infographic: Quick truckload definitions

The Supply Chain Journal

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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 […].

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. Archives After 40 years working on that ol’ supply chain, we put together a playlist to mark our first four decades as a company and celebrate the transportation industry we love. From the literal – C.W. McCall’s “Convoy”, an ode to truckers steeped in CB slang and jargon.

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.

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 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. SMC³’s educational supply chain conference Jump Start 2019 is chock full of panels that provide the information shippers, 3PLs, carriers and other members of the transportation and logistics arena need to start 2019 on the right foot.

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.

Daily Infographic: FMCSA awards more than $76 million in grants to improve commercial motor vehicle safety

The Supply Chain Journal

FreightWaves Infographics Infographics CMV definitions commercial drivers license driver education education federal grants FMCSA Freight FreightWaves Freightwaves Infographics logistics safety trucker educationTo view more FreightWaves infographics, click here.