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Essential Practices for Warehouse Safety

SIPMM Professional Publications

Warehouse safety is very important and it protects health and lives. Good safety practices are always maintaining economical and sustainable warehouses to keep everyone safe. If warehouse safety treated as a priority, accidents and fatalities can be brought down significantly.

A Model for Employing Disabled Workers in Warehousing

Logistics Viewpoints

On Monday, March 8th, a vice president of supply chain for a large retail chain – a chain with over 5,000 stores – spoke at Körber’s supply chain conference Elevate. Körber is a leading provider of logistics software, material handling, voice, and consulting solutions.


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Greenlane Renewables Producing RNG from California Farm Waste

NGT News

Greenlane Renewables Inc., a global provider of biogas upgrading systems, says it will begin immediate order fulfillment against the $2.6 million contract that was announced as part of the $21 million in contract wins for a dairy farm cluster in California on June 29, 2020.

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Celebrating Agent Appreciation Day

Trinity Logistics

Written by Karen Nagel, Senior Agent Relationship Specialist. Trinity Logistics was founded in 1979 by Ed and Deanna Banning. Ten years after its inception, the company had posted revenues of just over three million dollars.

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

New era of shipping: E-commerce, climate change and data analytics

The Supply Chain Journal

The once-stagnant logistics industry has undergone rapid change in recent years. The 2017 electronic logging device mandate sparked something of a technological revolution within the industry.

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Surging demand for logistics properties highlighted in Prologis’ Q1 report

The Supply Chain Journal

Prologis Inc. NYSE: PLD ) reported core funds from operations of 97 cents per share Monday, 3 cents ahead of the consensus estimate and 14 cents better than the year-ago quarter. The San Francisco-based logistics real estate investment trust said occupancy was steady in the quarter at 95.4%

Clean Energy Providing RNG to Fuel Amazon Operations

NGT News

Clean Energy Fuels Corp., a provider of clean fuels for the transportation market, has signed an agreement with Amazon to provide low- and negative-carbon renewable natural gas (RNG).

Shipping bulls are back: First container stocks, now dry bulk

The Supply Chain Journal

Container shipping rises first and highest, then dry bulk, then product tankers, then crude tankers. That’s the emerging consensus on how a post-COVID global recovery will play out in ocean shipping. Phase one — containers — is now in epic full swing. Phase two — dry bulk — is ramping up fast.

The current trucking market experience: it is both supply and demand

CH Robinson Logistics

Anyone who has been paying attention to the transportation of goods has noticed delays in their own shipments, headlines in mainstream media paying attention to supply chains, and a general heighted awareness of how goods get from point A to point B.

A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

Hyzon expects to deliver fuel cell trucks in Europe in Q3

The Supply Chain Journal

Hyzon Motors, the SPAC-backed spinoff of Singapore’s Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies, has begun production of fuel cell trucks in Europe. It expects to deliver the first of 15 zero-emission units to a city in the Netherlands in Q3.

How to Use Ocean Transportation Efficiently

MTS Logistics

The growth in the economy and trade mean companies are approaching their supply chains to reach a global consumer. Ocean transportation is the most-used model when it comes to delivering goods overseas. Ocean shipments have a complicated structure with different solutions.

Hong Kong relaxes COVID rules for cargo pilots

The Supply Chain Journal

The government of Hong Kong announced Friday it has loosened requirements for Hong Kong-based aircrews to quarantine after returning home from duty, removing a major operational burden for all-cargo airlines such as Cathay Pacific and FedEx Express (NYSE: FDX ).

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March Cass Freight Index Report trends up for shipments and expenditures

Logistics Management

The report’s shipment reading—at 1.196—headed up 10% annually, well outpacing February’s 4.1% annual gain that was impacted by harsh winter weather, and was also up 5.8% compared to February and up 3.4% compared to February on a seasonally-adjusted (SA) basis

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

XPO hires well-regarded analyst to run spinoff company’s investments

The Supply Chain Journal

Transport and logistics giant XPO Logistics Inc. NYSE:XPO) said Monday it has named Mark Manduca, a longtime European transportation analyst, to the role of chief investment officer of GXO Logistics Inc., the proposed spinoff of XPO’s logistics business.

ROUSH CleanTech, FPG Partner to Electrify Emergency Response Vehicles

NGT News

ROUSH CleanTech, a provider of clean transportation solutions, and First Priority Group (FPG), a diversified manufacturer and dealer of emergency and specialty vehicles, say they are partnering to create a line of purpose-built electric emergency and specialty vehicles.

Fourth week in a row that DOE/EIA diesel price drops

The Supply Chain Journal

The latest weekly Department of Energy/Energy Information Administration average retail diesel price dropped 0.5 cents, even as wholesale and commodity prices have jumped significantly. The latest price, effective Monday, is $3.124 a gallon.

Watch: A Stress Test for Supply Chains, Part 2

Supply Chain Brain

David Simchi-Levi, professor of engineering systems at MIT, brings us up to date on the results of applying a supply-chain “stress test” to companies in multiple industries

What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

Union Pacific seeks to close Texas car repair facility

The Supply Chain Journal

As many as 57 employees could be laid off by mid-June at a Union Pacific ( NYSE: UNP ) maintenance facility in Palestine, Texas.

Floor Loaded vs. Palletized: What’s Your Best Option?


The choices that shippers have for shipping their freight is full truckload (FTL) and less than truckload (LTL). In most cases, the customer is not given the choice of whether to use palletized systems of floor-loaded ones.

Canada’s Mullen Group dips toe into truck sales with Bandstra acquisition

The Supply Chain Journal

Canadian trucking and logistics giant Mullen Group ( TSX:MTL ) has acquired British Columbia-based Bandstra Group of Companies in a deal that adds a trucking operation and — intriguingly — a Volvo and Mack truck dealership with three locations.

3 Ways to Benchmark to Boost Supply Chain Performance

Logistics Bureau

I have benchmarked supply chains for businesses all over the world for 25 years or so and have seen some incredible results. If you’ve never done a benchmarking exercise before, read on.

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

How hard is it to find drivers? — WTT

The Supply Chain Journal

This episode is brought to you by Redwood, a leading logistics platform company, has provided solutions for moving and managing freight for more than 20 years.

Amp Americas Appoints New Leadership, Moves Headquarters to Chicago

NGT News

Amp Americas, a company that specializes in the renewable transportation fuel industry, has added two new members to its leadership team.

Logistics space in high demand, rents moving up

The Supply Chain Journal

Logistics real estate provider Prologis Inc. NYSE: PLD ) pointed to a continuation in positive momentum from the fourth quarter as the catalyst for better-than-expected first-quarter results.

Q&A: Sri Laxmana, Vice President of Global Transportation at C.H. Robinson

Logistics Management

The ocean shipping sector is as active as it gets these days, for a whole host of reasons, too, including ongoing COVID-19-driven demand, port congestion issues, equipment imbalances (larglely containers), and rate pressure, among others.

Get More Help With Merchant Onboarding and Get Payments Going Your Way

Software companies are increasingly looking to move up in the payments food chain and play a bigger role. This whitepaper discusses where you'll fit in the chain, your cut of the revenue, and the benefits of becoming a payment facilitator.