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Looking for a 3PL in New Jersey?  Advantages of a Cranbury, NJ Warehouse Add Up

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you’re looking for 3PL eCommerce support in the Northeast, you’re not alone. With concerns about the Coronavirus still going strong, online shopping has become a lifesaver for many consumers across the country, especially those who want to purchase non-essentials.

10 Most Effective Tips for Optimizing Your Supply Chain


Supply chains are complex ecosystems of people, tools, and strategies that are getting increasingly difficult to manage efficiently. With so many stakeholders involved in the process, only a comprehensive supply chain management plan can help you improve business results in the long run.

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Near Term Forecasting powered by AI

Logistics Viewpoints

One thing that I find interesting in the AI movement is the creative use of data and algorithms to solve old problems in a new way or to solve new problems.

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Aiming to lock down truckload capacity, Amazon goes nationwide with its freight brokerage

Commercial Carrier Journal

Amazon this month rolled out its freight brokerage operation nationwide, a strategic move that not only brings the company into competition with other large digital brokerages like Uber Freight and Convoy, but that also is intended to give the company leverage over its retailer and shipper rivals during peak shipping seasons.

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!

It's Time to Reconsider the Math on Rare Earth Elements

Supply Chain Brain

Rare earth elements are key to U.S. supply-chain independence, and have earned their place in the national agenda

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Explaining Multi-Stop Truckload Transportation Management

PLS Logistics

What is multi-stop truckload shipping? In truckload shipping, there are two points on the route: A and B. Your freight is picked up and then delivered to the final destination without any in-between locations. However, sometimes shippers need a few additional stops on the way, for various reasons.

National diesel average falls for 19th consecutive week, reports EIA

Logistics Management

Falling 0.008 cents, this week’s average came in at $2.386, following a 0.005-cent one week ago, to $2.394. This was preceded by a 3.8-cent decline to $2.399 and a 4.3-cent decline the week of April 27


Shipping Hazardous Items: What You Need to Know

Freight Center

Depending on the type commodities your small or medium-sized business produces, your shipment may require special shipping needs or be classified as a potentially hazardous item. Shipping hazardous items is no easy task.

April truck tonnage drops to lowest level since 1994, reports ATA

Logistics Management

The ATA’s advanced seasonally-adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index for April—at 104.9 2015=100)— fell 12.2%, following a 0.4% March gain, which was downwardly revised from an initial reading of a 1.2% increase. This came on the heels of a 1.8% February gain over January, which came in at 119.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Lufthansa Convert “Pax to Cargo” for Medical Supplies

Airfreight Logistics

Lufthansa Technik has obtained Engineering Order Specific Tailsign approvals from the German Federal Aviation Authority for four Lufthansa passenger aircraft. They will from now on transport medical goods to meet the growing demand for airfreight during the coronavirus crisis.

US Imports Drop as Canceled Sailings Increase


Container lines are giving the world an economic window into the future of land-based cargo flow across the United States. This window gives a sense of the inevitability of post-pandemic hardships much the same as the inevitability of taxes and death.

What Are The Four Freight Shipping Seasons?

GoShip Blog

What are the freight shipping seasons? Each year in freight, shipping is different. There are many market fluctuations and external conditions that affect the supply and demand in which the freight shipping industry relies heavily on.

Ocean cargo terminals facing new training challenges

Logistics Management

Navis captured some unexpected intelligence in its recent survey about the complexity of training from remote locations

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.

FedEx Continues to Assist in Overcoming the COVID-19 Outbreak

Airfreight Logistics

FedEx Express has continued to donate shipping services and work with nonprofits to proactively support relief efforts, helping prevent the spread of the COVID-19 worldwide.

Cargo Insurance in Transportation


Cargo Insurance In case a consignment is either lost or damaged, cargo insurance helps reimburse the concerned vendor or the customer. When is cargo insurance necessary? Moving cargo is risky. While your shipment makes its way towards you, it will pass from one person’s supervision to another.

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American Airlines Transports Critical Communications Equipment

Airfreight Logistics

American Airlines is operating a twice-weekly cargo-only service between Amsterdam (AMS) and its largest hub, Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW), on Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Without passengers onboard, the aircraft can carry approximately 54,000 kilograms of cargo in the belly hold.

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Label Printing (Chapter 8)

Camelot 3PL Software

This is Chapter 8 of 13 in our eBook on eCommerce Fulfillment for 3PL Warehouses. See the link below to download the full ebook. Unless you’re doing ship-to-store type fulfillment, the warehouse will almost always be required to handle printing the small parcel carrier shipping label.

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Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Saudia Cargo lifts Record Payload between Lahore to Riyadh

Airfreight Logistics

Saudia Cargo says it made a record payload, carrying essential food supplies from Lahore, Pakistan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh, using a passenger aircraft turned into an all-cargo flight, a new trend that emerged in the ongoing fight against the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Food Freight Costs: The Challenges & Solutions to Reign in Traditional High Freight Costs


Food freight costs continue to climb in response to market demand. Regardless of what the economy does, food will always be an in-demand item. However, the costs of moving food are increasing, and those costs will only wax as companies look to improve the convenience factor.

Saudi Arabian Logistics launches State-of-the-Art Facilities at KKIA

Airfreight Logistics

Saudi Arabian Logistics (SAL) has moved some of its services to the newly-launched facilities at King Khalid International Airport (KKIA).

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New partnership harnesses factoring, freight tools

Overdrive Online

Has a factoring relationship helped you manage through the current crisis? Among expanded carrier-support at factoring companies, the latest integration sees OTR Capital partnering with Trucker Tools to include the latter's predictive freight-matching.

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The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

DB Schenker Helps with Transport of Medical Supplies in Bulgaria

Airfreight Logistics

The Logistics Coordination Center of the National Crisis Staff is partnering with DB Schenker by entrusting the logistics provider with an important task related to the first shipment of medical supplies from China, purchased by the Bulgarian government.

The Importance of Supply Chain When Reopening the Economy

3PL Insights

Businesses across the country are making plans to reopen and looking for solutions to make up for the time lost due to COVID-19. With unemployment hitting a high of 30 million people, the economy will need time to stabilize back to where it was before the outbreak.

Emirates SkyCargo to Support Australian Exports

Airfreight Logistics

Emirates SkyCargo , the freight division of Emirates, will be working with the Australian government to facilitate exports of Australian produce to overseas markets including the Middle East.

ABB to Electrify ASKO’s Delivery Fleet

NGT News

ABB has entered into an agreement with ASKO, Norway’s largest grocery wholesaler, and its owner, NorgesGruppen, to supply charging infrastructure for its growing fleet of electric trucks. Currently, ASKO has 600 trucks on the road each day and has a goal to achieve zero-emissions distribution of groceries by 2026. Financial details were not disclosed. ABB […]. The post ABB to Electrify ASKO’s Delivery Fleet appeared first on NGT News.

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!