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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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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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.

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.

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

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’.

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.

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.,

Target Condition vs. Target

The Lean Thinker

” Where this gets sticky is that there isn’t any canonical definition of either term. This search question landed someone on my site yesterday, and I thought it would be a good one to try to answer specifically: why is lean manufacturing preferred to implement target condition as compared to target? In other words, what is the difference between a “target” and a “target condition?”

Supply Chain & Management Education Programs

Logistics Bureau

Here are some interesting and challenging things you could try that would definitely boost your confidence in your roles. Have you ever thought taking up education outside of your normal technical skill set?

Global Cash Logistics Market Report 2019 – Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Segment and Forecasts to 2026

247 Customs Broker

This encompasses Cash Logistics product definitions,… The post Global Cash Logistics Market Report 2019 – Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Segment and Forecasts to 2026 appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Global Cash Logistics market report 2019 gives the overview of the Cash Logistics industry along with potential growth opportunities.

Global Cash Logistics Market Report 2019 – Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Segment and Forecasts to 2026 – Market Reporter

247 Customs Broker

This encompasses Cash Logistics product definitions,… The post Global Cash Logistics Market Report 2019 – Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Segment and Forecasts to 2026 – Market Reporter appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Global Cash Logistics market report 2019 gives the overview of the Cash Logistics industry along with potential growth opportunities.

NOL to sell off APL Logistics Business Unit?

3PL Wire

There is no assurance that any definitive transaction for the sale or an IPO of NOL’s logistics business will be conducted.”

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 […].

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.

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.

Remote Controlled Container Ships

3PL Wire

Definitely an interesting concept and I can see some practical implications including saving costs associated with the crews that are currently needed to navigate these ships. Lots of buzz recently regarding the use of drones to revolutionize the supply chain industry. Google is apparently developing driverless cars and Amazon.com earlier this year announced future plans to implement a drone delivery service.

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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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?

Are Your Yards Connected to the Supply Chain Ecosystem?

PINC YMS

By definition, an ecosystem is a group of interconnected elements, formed by the interaction of a community of organisms with their environment.

UPS Remains Positive on Asia Opportunities

Logistics Trends and Insights

The time-definite, guaranteed service, UPS Worldwide Express, also expanded its reach into Xi An, China and new provinces in Vietnam, allowing customers to utilize UPS Worldwide Express Freight, guaranteed, door-to-door service for palletized shipments over 70 kilograms.