Thu.Jun 25, 2020

The Value of Parcel and Multi-modal Integration for eCommerce and Direct-to-Consumer Shippers

Talking Logistics

eCommerce and omnichannel shopping are commonplace not only for consumers, but business-to-business buyers as well. This trend has accelerated even more so during the COVID-19 pandemic since online purchases have become a necessity.

Reverse Logistics Digital Transformation Arrives Summer 2020


Reverse logistics involves the repair, recycling, reclamation, and reuse of products. While it is a broad catchall term, it is most used to describe returns management processes for modern shippers.

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Shipping Hazmat? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Trinity Logistics

If you play a big role in the transportation and logistics industry, you know that a lot of behind the scenes work has to take place to arrange a shipment.

Carmel Clay Schools Adds Indiana’s First All-Electric School Bus to Fleet

NGT News

Carmel Clay Schools has added the first all-electric school bus to Indiana, as a part of its initiative to move to greener, alternative fuel buses.

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.

Key Findings From This Year’s Best Fleets to Drive For Program

Food Logistics

In an industry that has long held onto its “traditional” ways of managing operations, many fleets in recent years use technology to their advantage. Transportation

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Integrated Assortment Planning: A Vital Capability for Retailers

Logistics Viewpoints

In today’s changing market dynamics, the retail business is getting more competitive by the day. Increasing competition by online marketplaces, along with evolving consumer expectations and shopping patterns are making the category management decisions more complex.

Understanding U.S. to Canada Bulk Shipping

Bulk Connection

While the COVID-19 outbreak has temporarily halted non-essential travel between the U.S. and Canada, shipments between the two countries has been largely unaffected. This includes bulk shipments of liquid and dry bulk products. In this article, we’ll examine the process of U.S.

Workhorse Group Completes FMVSS Testing on All-Electric Delivery Vans

NGT News

Workhorse Group Inc., a U.S.-based based technology company focused on providing sustainable and cost-effective electric vehicles to the last mile delivery sector, has successfully completed Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) testing for its C650 and C1000 all-electric delivery vans.

Speed and Cost Advantages of West Coast eCommerce Fulfillment

West Coast and California Logistics

When companies seek to optimize their eCommerce operations, they’re generally looking to do two things: improve distribution speed and reduce costs. These factors of speed and cost are affected by many factors, including the location where fulfillment services are performed.

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!

American Chemistry Council endorses call for GAO study on impact of Precision Scheduled Railroading

Logistics Management

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How To Save Money With Fuel Purchase Routing

United World Transporation

According to industry experts, fuel purchases can account for approximately 25% of a trucking company’s operating expenses. The average truck driver travels around 68,000 miles per year and gets an average of 5.29 miles per gallon, which translates to over $37,000 being spent yearly on fuel.

Wake up call for West Coast ports: Savannah now ag export leader

Logistics Management

The Port of Savannah's proximity to major producers, direct access via road and rail, broad global network and responsiveness to shipper needs have recently made it the top port in the nation for the export of containerized agricultural goods

OCTA Board Approves Plan to Convert Fleet to Zero-Emission Technology

NGT News

The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) board has approved a draft plan outlining how the agency will convert the OC Bus fleet to 100% zero-emission technology by 2040.

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.

Ten Ways to Lower Your Manufacturing Costs

Supply Chain Brain

A good supplier continuously helps customers adapt product designs to manufacturing processes, while identifying associated cost drivers

5 Ways Weather Affects Your Freight Shipment

Freight Center

Whether you live in the South and deal with heavy rain or live in the Northeast and blizzards are the norm for several months out of the year, we’re all affected when bad weather hits.

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

DSC Logistics: Supporting Retail and Consumer Package Goods on the Frontlines


When you’re deemed an essential part of America’s “critical infrastructure” like MercuryGate customer DSC Logistics, now CJ Logistics America, enabling a rapid and resilient supply chain is critical to the response and recovery of the nation and the world at large.

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!

Mazars Food & Beverage Virtual Form

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

July 23, 2020 Learn more and register now for this virtual event. Description The Mazars Food and Beverage Executive Forum… The post Mazars Food & Beverage Virtual Form appeared first on The Ledger - Mazars USA.

Food and Drug Administration: What do they do?


How is the Food and Drug Administration authority’s role defined?

How to Navigate eCommerce Fulfillment Costs

Kanban Logistics

As a fulfillment provider, we receive many questions about eCommerce fulfillment costs. Specifically, how to make them lower.

FourKites’ data shows some encouraging signs, but it is only a start

Logistics Management

At a time when nothing is really close to normal, in the conventional sense, due largely to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, recent data from Chicago-based FourKites, a provider of real-time tracking and visibility solutions across transportation modes and digital platforms, showed that there are some signs of a leveling off of COVID-19-related supply chain disruptions

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.

What Freight Transportation Will Look Like Beyond 2020


Technology is affecting transportation modes through the roads, sky and water. Advancements in speed and efficiency may come at some cost. Intermodal Freight Reducing Freight Rates Logistics Business Maximizing Routing Efficiencies Freight Bill Audit Shipping News Logistics News Industry Trends

Having the ‘difficult conversations’: Race in trucking, wider U.S. culture with owner-op Rico Muhammad

Overdrive Online

In this week's Overdrive Radio, the owner-op speaks to the significance of the movement that's grown nationally in response to killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, among other atrocities, including his own experience from a young age of the realities of majority American culture and society.

Konecranes delivers more BOXHUNTER RTGs to Vietnam

Logistics Manager

Konecranes has won another order from Ben Nghe Port in Vietnam for two BOXHUNTER RTG cranes. The cranes will be delivered in cooperation with Telin Group JSC in April of 2021. The order was booked in March 2020.

DOE to Invest in Advancement of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell R&D

NGT News

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has revealed its intention to invest up to $100 million over five years in two new DOE National Laboratory-led consortia to advance hydrogen and fuel cell technologies research and development (R&D). This funding is subject to appropriations. Hydrogen and fuel cell technologies have the potential to enable resiliency, energy […]. The post DOE to Invest in Advancement of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell R&D appeared first on NGT News.

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.