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Why Effective Truck Route Planning Must Consider Driver Availability


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Tips to Reduce Safety Stock With Data and a WMS


Safety stock concerns continue to plague omnichannel supply chains. Omnichannel brought an influx of customers to businesses and led to an increase of products and SKUs shipped in multiple modes, in a myriad of ways.

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Freight shipment and spend see Q4 and annual declines, notes U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index

Logistics Management

The report’s National Shipment Index—at 126.5—was was down 4% from the third quarter to the fourth quarter and off 5.4% annually. On the spending side, the report stated that the spending index—at 195.2—was was off 2.7% from the third quarter to the fourth quarter and off 2.5% annually

Support Your 2020 Vision

Trinity Logistics

This time of the year is all about preparing for your business goals. 2020 Vision is the catch phrase of the year, heard all around the business world.

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Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

Green Truck Summit Names Keynote Speaker

NGT News

Sean Waters, vice president of product compliance and regulatory affairs for Daimler Trucks North America, will give the keynote address at Green Truck Summit 2020 on March 3, 2020. Waters will discuss the future of trucks powered by electricity, diesel fuel and hydrogen fuel cells.

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LA Sanitation Commits to Electric Fleet

NGT News

Leaders in Los Angeles County’s transportation and energy industries have gathered for a panel discussion in downtown Los Angeles to discuss their commitments to heavy-duty zero-emissions vehicles.

2020 U.S. Exports Outlook for Containerized Shipping Traffic

MTS Logistics

2019 was a historic year with trade wars, a global economic shake down, and political turmoil. Global GDP Growth compared to 2018 was 3%. And, as you see on the below chart from Statista, 3% growth is the low-point of expected Global GDP growth between 2014 to 2024.

Momentum Dynamics, Link Transit Extend Charging Agreement

NGT News

Following the successful introduction and operation of a wirelessly-charged bus in 2018, Momentum Dynamics Corp., a provider of high-power wireless charging for electric vehicles, and Link Transit, a public transportation provider operating out of Wenatchee, Wash.,

project44 and BluJay Solutions announce new partnership with a focus on visibility

Logistics Management

Chicago-based project44, a technology services provider offering standardized, secure Web service API (application programming interfaces) integrations enabling 3PLs and shippers to connect with carriers in real time, and BluJay Solutions, a provider of supply chain software and services, said this week they are partnering up in a move geared towards helping shippers to optimize supply chains across various verticals in North America and Europe.

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

U.S. Gain Purchases Digester at Wisconsin Dairy

NGT News

Gain, a developer, procurer and distributor of renewable natural gas for the transportation and energy markets, says it has purchased an anaerobic digester located at Deer Run Dairy LLC in Kewaunee, Wis.

U.S. rail carload and intermodal units are down for week ending January 18, reports AAR

Logistics Management

Rail carloads—at 237,394—fell 8.4% annually, and intermodal containers and trailers—at 262,338 units—dropped 7.7% annually


Mazars Women of Water Summit

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

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Cargo Theft: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Supply Chain Brain

The situation was simple and understood by all local parties: Shipment must be re-sent, cargo was stolen. While this was apparently a common occurrence in that particular country, the nonchalant attitude toward serious cargo theft raised my eyebrows

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5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

How former heavy-haul owner-op and current fuel hauler Lonnie Laurie became the sometime ‘one-armed bandit’

Overdrive Online

It wasn't a result of the kind of accident we most think about when it comes to hauling freight -- rather, it involved a set of monster trucks then-owner-operator Lonnie Laurie ran in rallies. Airing up a flat in 1994, the worst happened, as you'll hear him tell this and his subsequent trucking story in this week's Overdrive Radio.

Inter-network co-operation for an arcraft rescue in Botswana

247 Customs Broker

Pol-Mare, a Connecta network member in Poland, in cooperation with PGF Consultants, Pangea Member in South Africa, have recently co-ordinated an Aircraft on Ground… The post Inter-network co-operation for an arcraft rescue in Botswana appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

WFP marks 10 years of empowering people with cash assistance

World Food Programme Logistics

Cash transfers are going from strength to strength, offering people at risk of going hungry a greater degree of autonomy A WFP distribution site in Madagascar.

3PL wins Welspun contract

247 Customs Broker

Wigan-based e-commerce specialist 3PL has won a five year contract with Welspun to provide multi-channel fulfilment and logistics services, following a competitive tender. Welspun UK… The post 3PL wins Welspun contract appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Five things to know about spiralling insecurity in the Sahel

World Food Programme Logistics

Increasing violence is affecting communities and humanitarian efforts in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. In the Central Sahel countries of Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger, conflict and violence are exacerbating the effects of climate change on people’s food security.

Starbucks targets supply chain sustainability

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] Starbucks has rolled out a list of measures to make its operations and supply chain more sustainable, with a target of a 50% reduction… The post Starbucks targets supply chain sustainability appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

DB Schenker Rolls Out Driverless Forklift Truck

Logistics Business Magazine

DB Schenker has introduced the regular operation of an autonomous forklift truck, following successful completion of a pilot project. The transport system of the Austrian supplier AGILOX transports empty containers over a distance of around 150m at the Eching site near Munich.

Novel Research Look into Logistics Real Estate Market Thorough Study in 2020 – Dagoretti News

247 Customs Broker

The Global Logistics Real Estate Market Research report is the latest survey of the ongoing pace of the market comprising highly comprehensive market intelligence.…

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Parcel Shipper Logistyx Wins Special FedEx Recognition

Logistics Business Magazine

Parcel shipping specialist Logistyx Technologies ( has secured both FedEx Compatible Diamond and Platinum Tier Awards for 2020.

DHL Supply Chain signs five-year logistics deal with Sunseeker International

247 Customs Broker

DHL Supply Chain has embarked on a new adventure after it signed a five-year contract with luxury yacht manufacturer Sunseeker International to be its… The post DHL Supply Chain signs five-year logistics deal with Sunseeker International appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

QR Code Inventor Launches Handheld Device Management System

Logistics Business Magazine

QR Code inventors DENSO WAVE EUROPE are launching a new Device Management System (DMS), thus enabling efficient coordination of DENSO WAVE handheld terminals from just one computer.

dnata, Toll Group join new Australian airport freight precinct project

247 Customs Broker

Ground handler dnata and logistics company Toll Group have signed a partnership to collaborate with Western Sydney Airport (SWZ) on the design of the freight… The post dnata, Toll Group join new Australian airport freight precinct project appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Exploring the Supply Chain Revolution

Speaker: Sheri Hinish, Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital

So much change is already underway in the supply chain, but what does this change entail and what does supply chain’s future hold? Join Sheri Hinish, affectionately called the Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital, to discuss Supply Chain 5.0. and trends in supply chain, technology, sustainability, and leadership.