Mon.Mar 30, 2020

TMS Implementation: 5 Critical Success Factors

Talking Logistics

Over the past two decades, the business case and benefits of transportation management systems (TMS) have been well documented by industry analysts and others, with companies saving 5-25% or more on their transportation spend depending on how inefficient their transportation processes are before implementing.

How Technology Drives Track-and-Trace Trends in Food Logistics

Food Logistics

Here’s how the demand for real-time visibility and technology improvements drive growth in track-and-trace options. 3PL/4PL

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We must do better for our drivers

Truck News

Thank you driver, we all need to work together! I want to start off by saying I hope everyone is healthy in these trying and unprecedented times, both physically and mentally.

Strength of Industries

Food Logistics

What is it like to live and work during this COVID-19 crisis? How is it affecting businesses big and small? What should future workers understand about this time? Share your Story of Strength with us. Risk/Compliance

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!

Responding to Supply Chain Disruption Amid COVID-19


Just like you, we’re taking the news day by day and continuously brainstorming ways to serve our community. The COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound impact on our lives, the kind we have not seen in centuries.

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Spot Freight Sway and How to Use It to Your Advantage


Spot market load volumes and rates continue to move in response to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. However, the changing rates are not solely the result of COVID-19.

The impact of COVID-19 on small business shipping.


Learn about the ways that COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is affecting small business shipping and how to combat its impact on your operation

Smart Asset-Tracking Will Transform Industries This Year

Supply Chain Brain

More than half of new business processes will incorporate some internet-of-things element this year, Gartner predicts

Multinationals Need COVID-19 War Rooms

Logistics Viewpoints

Multinationals need war rooms to deal with the trauma being inflected on their supply chains. A key application needed in these war rooms is supply chain design. The post Multinationals Need COVID-19 War Rooms appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain Network Design Risk

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!

Covid-19 reminds us how essential drivers are

Truck News

Essential. It’s a word that people have come to use when describing the work of truck drivers — the men and women who remain on the job during these days of Covid-19. They’re the ones who keep food on store shelves, fuel in our cars, masks and ventilators in our hospitals.

COVID-19 Measures: Blank Sailings

MTS Logistics

While life is slowly returning to normal in China, the rest of the world is now experiencing a significant distribution due to COVID-19. The decline in trade is expected until the big dilemma is over.

Yusen Logistics Thailand Acquires Ajinomoto Group Thailand’s Logistics Company

Logistics Manager

Susumu Tanaka president of Yusen Logistics (Thailand) Co., recently announced that the Company have acquired ownership of AB Logistics (Thailand) Co., or ABLT, subsidiary of Ajinomoto Group. As a result, AB Logistics (Thailand) will change their identity to Yusen Food Supply Chain (Thailand) Co.,

Frost & Sullivan: North America Transitions to Electrification

NGT News

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis of the market for electric motors in North America forecasts that sector revenues will witness steady growth between 2019 and 2024, increasing at a CAGR of 3.5% from $7.2 billion to $8.5 billion. The transition from engines, turbines and hydraulics to electric motors and increasing automation of industrial tasks are […]. The post Frost & Sullivan: North America Transitions to Electrification appeared first on NGT News.

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.

Cargo Declines at Port of Long Beach

Logistics Manager

Cargo volume declined at the Port of Long Beach in February due to fewer ship calls amid the outbreak of the coronavirus and lingering effects of the trade dispute with China. Terminal operators and dockworkers moved 538,428 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) last month, down 9.8%

Air Products Acquires Five Hydrogen Plants

NGT News

Air Products, an industrial gas company, has signed agreements with PBF Energy Inc. that include the $530 million purchase of five hydrogen steam methane reformer (SMR) hydrogen production plants and the long-term supply of hydrogen from those already operating plants to PBF refineries.

OOCL Orders Five 23000 TEU Container Vessels

Logistics Manager

OOCL have announced that they have signed newbuilding contracts with shipyards Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co., NACKS) and Dalian COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co. DACKS) for five new container vessels, each at a cost of $155.68

Roadie Founder and CEO Gorlin addresses delivering during the coronavirus pandemic

Logistics Management

Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Marc Gorlin, Founder and CEO of Atlanta-based Roadie, an on-the-way delivery service with the nation’s largest local same-day footprint.

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.

Best Shipping Methods to Import Quads

Trans Global Auto Logistics

What to Choose for ATV Transport. To import a quad, you have to think about the original location of the vehicle, how long it will take to reach its destination, what your budget is, and half a dozen other factors. Today, we’re going to help you decide on a method for ATV transport.

Order Picking for eCommerce (Chapter 4)

Camelot 3PL Software

The next step in the fulfillment process is to pick the inventory for the orders. The process of picking orders from storage may vary. This process will happen after the orders have been batched. Some operations may use a pick aisle as the packing station, where the timing can be more independent.

Hypermarket’s “self-revolution”

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Carrefour in China. The days of the hypermarket are getting worse. Consumers, especially young consumers, prefer to purchase the required products in convenience stores and online shopping channels.

Countering the Bullwhip Effect in a COVID-19 World


By shifting from a forecast-driven ordering system to one that enables high levels of visibility and information-sharing, companies can effectively avoid the dreaded “bullwhip effect” in their supply chains.

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.

Digital TWIn for warehouse and distribution centers

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Today I want to present to you the topic of digital twin for warehouse and distribution centers. The goal is to get an insight, how it could be implemented and in which way that technology operates.

COVID-19 Lesson: Make Your Supply Chain More Resilient

Logistics Bureau

Until the Coronavirus began wreaking its havoc, global companies could run their supply chains on the assumption that disruptions would be rare and short-lived, and that products should be sourced, produced, and distributed at the cheapest locations to be found, wherever in the world that may be.

Innovations – online logistics

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

In this Post I would like to tell you that when reading various information and documents I was able to find this that I found super interesting for the innovation of online logistics.

Port of Hamburg Remains in Service

Logistics Manager

On March 13, the German Federal Government announced specific measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. At the same time, the German Chancellor called on important industrial sectors – including the ports – to continue their operations.

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!