Wed.Apr 28, 2021

How Warehouse Ventilation Can Increase Productivity


To ensure that your warehouse is operating at its optimal best, warehouse ventilation is one factor that you should focus on improving. A warehouse without proper ventilation could lead to uncomfortable employees and even unhealthy working conditions, leading to a lower productivity rate.

Becoming More Influential with Ann Holm

The Logistics of Logistics

Becoming More Influential with Ann Holm. Ann Holm and Joe Lynch talk about becoming more influential. In the podcast interview, executive coach, Ann Holm shares easy to use strategies for increasing your influence. About Ann Holm. Ann C.

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How WMS Suppliers Helped Their Customers Hit the Covid-19 Curveball

Logistics Viewpoints

Hitting an unanticipated curveball is arguably one of the most difficult tasks in sports. In fact, people commonly use it as a metaphor in business situations “I didn’t meet the deadline. They threw me a curveball.”

Pandemic exposed pharmaceutical cold chain waste: What’s the solution?

The Supply Chain Journal

Over the past year, the supply chain ?— and more recently the pharma supply chain ?— has been thrust into the limelight. While that spotlight spurred celebration of the supply chain’s resilience and significance to daily living, harsher realities about waste and poor planning also became apparent.

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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!

Shipping Containers Are Falling Overboard at a Rapid Rate

Supply Chain Brain

Containers piled high on giant vessels carrying everything from car tires to smartphones are toppling over at an alarming rate, sending millions of dollars of cargo sinking to the bottom of the ocean as pressure to speed deliveries raises the risk of safety errors

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Taking a look at Brexit Supply Chain Challenges—Dual Tariffs, Dual Operations

Logistics Management

Susan Boylan, Director Analyst with the Gartner Supply Chain Practice, assesses the challenges of a post-Brexit world for logistics leaders

News Alert: AB5 free to be enforced in California’s trucking sector

The Supply Chain Journal

An injunction that stopped the California trucking industry from coming under AB5, the state’s law governing the use of independent contractors, has been overturned. A three-judge panel in the U.S.

Federal court rules California's AB 5 applies to trucking, dealing blow to owner-operator model in state

Overdrive Online

A three-judge panel voted Wednesday to overturn an injunction that exempted the trucking industry from the ABC independent contractor test. The California Trucking Association is vowing to continue the fight, which requires an appeal to SCOTUS. Business

TFI hints at closer UPS ties beyond their $800M deal

The Supply Chain Journal

The CEO of TFI International ( NYSE:TFII ) hinted on Wednesday that the Canadian trucking and logistics company may be pursuing closer ties with UPS ( NYSE:UPS ) beyond the $800 million acquisition of its less-than-truckload division, UPS Freight.

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.

Enbridge and Partners Developing Canadian RNG Projects

NGT News

Enbridge Inc., a North American energy infrastructure company, Walker Industries and Comcor Environmental have entered a partnership to jointly develop renewable natural gas (RNG) projects across Canada.

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Norfolk Southern achieves all-time quarterly operating ratio record

The Supply Chain Journal

Norfolk Southern ( NYSE: NSC ) reached an all-time quarterly record operating ratio (OR) in the first quarter amid a 7% increase in operating income. Norfolk Southern’s (NS) OR was 61.5% in the first quarter of 2021, compared with an adjusted OR of 63.7% in the first quarter of 2020.

Loop Energy Secures Fuel Cell Module Order for Chinese Transit Bus Fleet

NGT News

Loop Energy, a developer and manufacturer of hydrogen fuel cell-based solutions, has received and fulfilled an order for 10 units of the company’s eFlow fuel cell modules from Beijing IN-Power for integration by Skywell New Energy Vehicles Group in Nanjing, China.

Werner raises rate-per-mile guidance

The Supply Chain Journal

Werner Enterprises ( NASDAQ: WERN ) reported first-quarter adjusted earnings of 68 cents per share after the close Wednesday, 5 cents ahead of the consensus estimate and 28 cents better than the year-ago quarter.

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.

What You Should Know Before Starting an eCommerce Business

Ship Monk

Ready to launch into digital superstardom, eh? You’ve come to the right place. Starting an eCommerce business is certainly no small feat, and it takes a special kind of tenacity and follow-through to find long-lasting success in such a competitive — but exciting! industry.

Arrive Logistics takes on over $300M investment led by ATL Partners

The Supply Chain Journal

On Wednesday morning, Austin, Texas-based freight brokerage Arrive Logistics announced that ATL Partners, a New York City-based private equity firm focused on aerospace, transportation and logistics, led a funding round of more than $300 million to become Arrive’s largest minority owner.

Vicinity Motor Deploying Exro Electric Bus Tech

NGT News

Exro Technologies Inc., a developer of power electronics for electric motors and batteries, has signed a supply agreement with Vicinity Motor Corp. VMC), a supplier of shuttle transportation vehicles for public and commercial use, to deploy Exro enhanced electric buses.

$70K for part-time driver? Covenant CEO says that could be fine for some

The Supply Chain Journal

David Parker is the CEO of Covenant Logistics (NASDAQ: CVLG) , and he was blunt with analysts who follow the company on its earnings call Tuesday. How do we get enough drivers?” he said in response to a question from Stephens analyst Jack Atkins. “I I don’t know.”.

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.

AMV Files EV Charging, Electric Work Truck Patents

NGT News

ATLIS Motor Vehicles (AMV), a start-up mobility technology company, has filed five new provisional patents for protection of key technology related to its proprietary electric vehicle (EV) charging technology and XT pickup truck.

Ag industry’s letter to Buttigieg urges immediate action on export problem

The Supply Chain Journal

The U.S. agriculture industry is pressuring the Department of Transportation for immediate intervention in foreign-owned carriers’ denial of U.S. ag exports in favor of sending back empty containers to be filled with Chinese exports.

OPAL, NextEra Energy Building Minnesota’s First RNG Production Facility

NGT News

OPAL Fuels LLC, a Fortistar portfolio company, and NextEra Energy Marketing LLC, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources LLC, have unveiled plans to build the first landfill renewable natural gas (RNG) production facility in Minnesota.

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Auto industry faces more work stoppages due to chip shortage

The Supply Chain Journal

Ford Motor Co. expects to lose about 50% of its planned second-quarter production, about $2.5 billion in earnings, due to the global semiconductor chip shortage affecting the industry. . The semiconductor shortage and the impact to production will get worse before it gets better.

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.

Freight TSI is down sequentially and annually, reports BTS

Logistics Management

The February reading—at 132.2—decreased decreased 3.6%, from January to February, down to its lowest level going back to September 2020, on the heels of five straight months of growth. And on an annual basis, the February Freight TSI was off 2.7

Flash flood threat looms for truckers in several states

The Supply Chain Journal

Intense thunderstorms will continue to drench places from Texas to southern Ohio over the next couple of days. The torrential rains could stop some truckers in their tracks, leading to possible ramp/road closures.

Overcoming Artificial Intelligence Obstacles in the Supply Chain

Morai Logistics

Artificial intelligence (AI) is playing a growing role in the supply chain, yet, in order for it to be utilized to its fullest, there are several factors worth considering. . AI has been talked about as a game changer in the realm of supply chain for a long time now.

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Forward Air bolsters LTL service with J&P Hall acquisition

The Supply Chain Journal

Forward Air ( NASDAQ: FWRD ) announced Wednesday that it will acquire J&P Hall Express , a privately held, expedited transportation provider. The deal is expected to expand Forward’s regional less-than-truckload door-to-door operation.

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.