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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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 […].

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

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

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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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.

Digital Transformation of Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

The very definition of “disruption” implies a major disturbance; that it’s all changing too rapidly and upending the accepted way of doing things. Much of the conversation these days about supply chain centers around the “digital disruption” of the business. But in reality, we have been living within the digital transformation of supply chain for quite some time. Consider this, right now at C.H. Robinson, almost 70 percent of our interactions are completely digital. We […].

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

How To Answer The 5 Most Popular Interview Questions

PLS Logistics

While the best way to succeed in the job interview is being yourself, you should definitely show up prepared. Making it through a job interview can be a stressful process, even for seasoned professionals. Obviously, it is even more pressure for young employees or fresh graduates.

Why CPM Helps Finance Workers Sleep at Night

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Finance, almost by definition, requires attention to detail, and for a finance worker, the details are in the data. If I had ever, in my youth, invented an acronym, I believe it would have been ‘GARR’.

Cummins to Acquire Fuel Cell Systems Company Hydrogenics

NGT News

has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire, through a wholly owned subsidiary, all the issued and outstanding shares of Hydrogenics Corp., Indiana-based Cummins Inc.

How Product as a Service Enables the Circular Economy

Logistics Matter

The New Economy is a Circular Economy For those not familiar with the term Circular Economy, let’s start with a definition.

What Is Breakbulk Shipping?

PLS Logistics

Despite the fact that breakbulk shipping is extremely common, sometimes even experienced shippers need more clarity on the definition of this method.

One trucker’s somewhat mixed feelings on the hours of service proposal

Overdrive Online

Clifford Petersen on the hours proposal: "I will say definitively. that yes, we need greater flexibility. After all, we are professionals, and no one knows our needs better than we do. Still, there are areas that need clarification.". Uncategorized 14-hour clock 14-hour rule dispatch flexibility FMCSA health hours of service NPRM pause button safety split sleeper

J.B. Hunt expands Final Mile service with acquisition of Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery

Logistics Management

entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Secaucus, New Jersey-based Cory’s First Choice Home Delivery Lowell, Ark.-based based trucking and intermodal services bellwether J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. announced today that its subsidiary, J.B. Hunt Transport Inc.,

Digital Transformation of Supply Chain

247 Customs Broker

The very definition of “disruption” implies a major… The post Digital Transformation of Supply Chain appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Much of the conversation these days about supply chain centers around the “digital disruption” of the business. digital transformation Features Guest Commentary Transportation customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

J.B. Hunt’s acquisition of Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery is a done deal

Logistics Management

Following an early January announcement in which it said it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Secaucus, New Jersey-based Cory’s First Choice Home Delivery, Lowell, Ark.-based based trucking and intermodal services bellwether J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. said today that acquisition is now complete

Managed Transportation Growth Drivers

Logistics Viewpoints

According to ARC’s definition, in an MTS arrangement, a shipper contracts with a third party to plan and execute their moves for them. A while back, I wrote about the managed transportation services (MTS) market. In other words, instead of having internal planners plan and execute moves, those planners are employed by the MTS supplier, but work on the shipper’s behalf. The market study I am wrapping up is restricted to revenues generated from control […].

Furniture Retailer Runs an Orchestrated Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

If you look at the definition of orchestrated, you will see the word “arrangement.” In March, Infor had a customer event at their headquarters called “The Journey to an Autonomous Supply Chain.” “Autonomy” is their goal, but right now their GT Nexus product, recently renamed Infor Nexus, supports an orchestrated supply chain. And when the term orchestrated is applied to a music score, the arrangement is quite intricate.

Out now: the Top 50 2019

247 Customs Broker

Logistics Manager’s definitive guide to the Top 50 logistics service… The post Out now: the Top 50 2019 appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. [og_img] Logistics Manager’s 2018 survey of the Top Third Party Logistics Providers is now available.

What Is Volume LTL Freight and When Can You Use It?

GoShip Blog

Definition of volume freight. LTL and truckload shipments usually have the same definition for the majority of carriers, but that doesn’t apply to volume packages. The definition of a volume shipment can be different for each carrier.

The Journey to Global Supply Chain Visibility

Talking Logistics

What’s the definition of “real-time” visibility and how is it being enabled today, especially when so many supply chain processes still leverage EDI, which is anything but real-time?

Gaining Favorable Attention with Adam Robinson

The Logistics of Logistics

No matter what, the buying process is definitely going to start online. download the audio file. [00:20] 00:20] Opening / Introduction. [00:36] 00:36] Tell us a little about your background.

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