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.

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.

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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.

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. Cargo logistics apply to the process of handling your cargo, inspecting it, and following it along on its journey from point A to its final destination.

UPS adds time-definite deliveries to international express freight service

DC Velocity

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

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

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.

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 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? 3PL 4PL 5PL LLP Supply Chain Videos customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

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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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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. . Drawing on two decades of experience running trucking services in the region, GEODIS Road Network (GRN) Asia Pacific is now offering a time and date specific service.

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. 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.

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.

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 […].

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. 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.

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.

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 is Staff Augmentation? Easy to Understand Meaning

Cyzerg

But before taking advantage of this service, you need to understand the definition of staff augmentation and its respective pros and cons. Staff augmentation is a good solution for companies to reduce operating costs while maintaining productivity as much as possible.

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. Failing to optimize it will lead to delayed order fulfillment and, eventually, reduced customer satisfaction.

Because They Said So:  The Challenge of Retail Compliance

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Retailers’ routing guides and vendor manuals definitely fit into that second category. There are some books that we all enjoy reading. There are others that we have to read, whether we want to or not. Multi Channel Fulfillment

What are the most common freight shipping terms?

Freightquote

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

AAR President and CEO Jefferies addresses myriad freight rail issues at RailTrends

Logistics Management

When describing 2020, at last week’s virtual RailTrends conference, Association of American Railroads (AAR) President and CEO Ian Jefferies called it an odd and challenging year, with some definitive caveats

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

A Logistics and Supply Chain Management Glossary

Magaya

Here are some definitions of many of the specialized terms that commonly need explaining. The world of logistics and supply chain management has a jargon all its own. From the endless abbreviations to technical industry terms, the logistics and supply chain industry can easily fill a lexicon.

3PL Kitting Services: Should they be a Marathon or Sprint?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

And it’s definitely one you should examine more closely as your business grows. Who’s the world’s fastest runner? If you answered Usain Bolt, you’re right. After all, he’s dominated the 100-meter sprint since 2008.

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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?

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.

CSX announces plans to acquire Pan Am Railways’ New England operations

Logistics Management

based Class I railroad CSX said this week that it has inked a definitive agreement to acquire North Billerica, Mass.-based Jacksonville, Fla.-based based short-line railroad carrier Pan Am Railways Inc. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, and the transaction is subject to regulatory review and approval by the Surface Transportation Board, CSX officials said

Chinese Company Cainiao Could Revolutionize Global Logistics

247 Customs Broker

It might not be the slickest thing on four wheels, and it definitely won’t win any time trials, but Chinese logistics firm Cainiao’s new Xiao… The post Chinese Company Cainiao Could Revolutionize Global Logistics appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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