Mon.Nov 18, 2019

Will Luxury Amenities Attract Warehouse Workers?

Material Handling and Logistics

If you’re not offering competitive wages and benefits, don’t expect to attract new talent with nail salons and free pizza


How Automated LTL Freight Shipping Processes Creates Efficiencies


Unless you still love fax-machines and booking LTL freight the old fashion way; there are some great fast-evolving ways to utilize automated LTL freight shipping processes and simplify the process.

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Google Maps Route Planner For Deliveries


Almost all businesses we talk to with a small delivery fleet start off using something like Google Maps Route Planner or Mapquest Route Planner. It makes a lot of sense.

Fleet Operators Turn to Tech to Increase ROI

Material Handling and Logistics

Investment in technologies include the adoption of targeted technology solutions that allow fleets to track drivers, vehicles, and other assets including cargo in near real-time

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

Wisconsin Kenworth’s new La Crosse facility

Fleet Owner

Wisconsin Kenworth, an affiliate of CSM Truck, has expanded operations by opening a new Kenworth Truck dealership facility in La Crosse, Wisconsin. The new location, at 4101 Kinney Coulee Road N. in La Crosse, will provide a work place for team membe

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Understanding the attributes of the multi-generational workforce

Fleet Owner

If you are like most businesses, your workforce spans a significant age range. Trying to get people from different generations to work together can be a challenge, but it’s something that must be done if you are going to continue to operate successfu

U.S. and China Supply chains may be impacted by mounting political friction

Logistics Management

A “systemic cultural difference” in trade negotiations may be keeping global supply chain managers on edge next year, maintains one prominent political expert. China Relations: Reflections on a Gathering Storm,” hosted by the World Affairs Council in San Francisco, featured David M.

Wisconsin Kenworth opens new La Crosse dealership

Fleet Owner

Wisconsin Kenworth, an affiliate of CSM Truck, has expanded operations by opening a new Kenworth Truck dealership facility in La Crosse, WI. The new location, at 4101 Kinney Coulee Road N. in La Crosse, will provide a work place for team members to s

Forwarders End Q3 Uncertain of What 2020 May Bring

Logistics Trends and Insights

Declining volumes, profit improvements and a pessimistic outlook for 2020 pretty much sums up the latest earnings reports from major freight forwarders. Earnings reports from Kuehne + Nagel, DSV Panalpina, Expeditors, C.H.

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

JASPER’s expanded Ford diesel engine product line

Fleet Owner

The engine is covered by a warranty of up to two years parts and labor, and full warranty disclosure is available upon request

Manac expands with new research, innovation center

Refrigerated Transporter

Manac Trailers, a North American specialty semi-trailer manufacturer headquartered in Saint-Georges, Quebec, Canada, recently opened the new 62,000-square-foot Manac Research and Innovation Center. The company said the center will help support and a


Shell Rotella motor oil reduces complexity for fleets

Fleet Owner

Working in diesel, gas and natural gas engines, the new T4 NG Plus 15W-40 hints at a diverse future fuel landscape


Rite-Hite: Dok-Vu delivers clarity to logistics operations

Refrigerated Transporter

Rite-Hite recently introduced Dok-Vu, a paperless software system designed to deliver a new sense of clarity and order to logistics operations. The company says traditional methods of coordinating operations, including spreadsheets, two-way radios a

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

WiFi Turns 20, Connecting to ERP Has Never Been Easier


Pop the bubbly and cut the cake, because of 2019 marks 20 years since the invention of WiFi connectivity. Life certainly has changed in the last two decades and today the global value of the market has reached more than $2 trillion.

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Upcoming Fluctuations in the U.S. Trucking Market Heading Into 2020

MTS Logistics

The time has come: to the chagrin of shippers, NVOCCs, and forwarders alike – although not so frowned upon by truckers – the glory days of excessively low spot truck rates are coming to an end.

LADOT Orders 130 Zero-Emission Battery-Electric Buses

NGT News

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation has ordered 130 battery-electric K7M buses from BYD. The buses will be built at BYD’s Coach & Bus factory in Lancaster, Calif. “We

Getting Your Holiday ‘Stocking’ Right: Seasonality’s Impact on the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

For many businesses, planning for seasonal demand can make or break their profitability for the year

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Manufacturing in the US: Past the Point of No Return?

Talking Logistics

I started my career at Motorola in the early 90s in its semiconductor division (which was later spun off and became ON Semiconductor). I was a packaging engineer on a team called PRISM, which stood for “People Reaching Out for Innovation in Semiconductor Manufacturing.” Yes, it was a long winded name, but we also had. Read more Manufacturing in the US: Past the Point of No Return? The post Manufacturing in the US: Past the Point of No Return?

Foodservice association adds 63 drivers to hall of fame

247 Customs Broker

IFDA has added 63 drivers to its Hall of Fame. Image Courtesy of IFDA) The International Foodservice Distributors Association recently inducted 63 drivers into its… The post Foodservice association adds 63 drivers to hall of fame appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

PSI Names Lance Arnett Chief Commercial Officer

NGT News

Power Solutions International Inc., a company that designs and manufactures emissions-certified engines and power systems, says Lance Arnett has joined the company as its new chief commercial officer – a newly created position that reports directly to PSI CEO John Miller.

P&G Embraces Continuous Planning and Execution

Logistics Viewpoints

P&G is respected for having one of the best supply chains in the world. They rarely speak about their approach to supply chain management in any detail. So, it was a treat to hear Bob Herzog, the Global Planning Digitization Leader for Supply Chain, and Pedro Noriega, Planning Director, North American Product Supply, speak at Kinaxis’ Kinexions 2019 user conference. P&G has developed one of the world's most agile supply chains.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

How Consumer-Products Companies Are Wasting Their Digital Spend

Supply Chain Brain

Digital transformation within the supply chain is well underway. But consumer-products companies are lagging many other industries in progressing toward that goal

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Q4 2019 Coyote Curve Market Forecast


After dropping to record lows, the U.S. truckload market is heading back towards inflation. Find out when it will likely flip and what it could mean for your business


ACT Expo Announces Agenda for 10th Annual Event

NGT News

GNA has released the full agenda for the 10th annual Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, North America’s largest advanced transportation technology and clean fleet event.

How to Avoid Accessorial Charges in Freight Shipping?

GoShip Blog

Freight shipping can be a simple and positive experience… when you know the fundamentals of the process. However, even experienced shippers sometimes make small errors that can cost them a budget, customers, or business relationships.

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.