Tue.May 26, 2020

3 Strategies to Improve your Logistics Recruitment Process


Logistics recruitment is becoming increasingly difficult. You probably don’t know it yet, but you are in the middle of a talent war in logistics and supply chain management. The transportation industry is working with a scarce pool of talent that is educated, qualified, and willing to work.

Ecommerce Growth Requires Robust Fulfillment and Logistics Infrastructure

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

The folks at Lincoln International recently published an interesting article about retail disruption since COVID-19. The whole piece is well worth a read.

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Why TMS is Critical for Chemical Companies

Talking Logistics

Why is transportation management more critical than ever for chemical companies? That was one of the key questions Cindi Hane (Vice President, Product Management & General Manager, Elemica Eyefreight) and I addressed in a recent webcast produced by Chemical Week.

Brazil’s May soybean exports jump 33% in month

Supply Chain and Logistics

Ever since we wrote a paper about exporting soybeans, I’ve been following the contretemps between Brazil and the US regarding soybean exports. China is the largest importer of soybeans from these two countries. Since one is Northern and one is … Continue reading → Logistics Production Operations Shipping Supply Chains agriculture soybeans

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.

Is it the Right Time to Invest in a TMS?


It might seem counter-intuitive to spend money during the present climate, but the companies that invest in technology now are going to have a competitive edge tomorrow when the economy recovers.

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CBRE report says supply chain restructuring could lead to increased industrial real estate demand

Logistics Management

The CBRE report, entitled “Distribution Hubs Will Benefit from Increased Business Inventories & Supply Chain Restructuring,” said there could be a need for an additional 400 million-to-500 million square feet of industrial real estate space.

Westport Fuel Systems Awarded Competitive Tender Bid

NGT News

Westport Fuel Systems Inc., a supplier of advanced fuel delivery components and systems for low-carbon fuels, has been awarded a competitive tender bid by the Egyptian International Gas Technology Co.


Three-part exclusive interview: Evan Armstrong on state of 3PL marketplace

Logistics Management

In this exclusive three-part interview, Evan Armstrong, president of the consultancy, explains the current volatile and uncertain business environment, an increasing number of logistics providers are being forced to take dramatic action to generate positive impact rapidly

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Virtual Reality Truck Driver Training Is the Real Deal

Freight Center

Few things in the shipping industry are as critical as good truck driver training. Drivers must learn to handle any kind of situation they encounter, from ice storms to drunk drivers.

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!

Alternative Ways of Printing an Original Bill of Lading (OBL)

MTS Logistics

As COVID-19 continues to spread, working remotely has now turned from an experiment into a requirement and reality in the world. Working remotely is a process of adaptation and everyday people working from their homes are trying to improve their efficiency.

GE Appliances Deploys Autonomous Mobile Robots

Logistics Viewpoints

GE Appliance sought to automate the movement of materials from the dock to the production line. They piloted AMRs from Agilox. That pilot was successful and GE Appliance is now deploying these robots at scale.

ITM Power, Partners Form the H20zBus Project

NGT News

ITM Power, an energy storage and clean fuel company, has created the H2OzBus Project and has signed a memorandum of understanding with strategic partners (Consortium). The Consortium comprises Transit Systems, part of the SeaLink Travel Group, Ballard Power Systems, BOC Ltd.,

Shipping Produce: Best Practices for Produce Shipping Season

GoShip Blog

Winter is known to be a harvesting season, and springtime traditionally marks the start of the fresh produce shipping season.

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.

Sleeper splits toward ‘Knights of the Highway’ reawakening? A talk with ‘Trucker’s Tale’ memoir author Ed Miller

Overdrive Online

Ed Miller's “A Trucker’s Tale” memoir is a well-crafted, intimate portrait of a life lived in trucking, from Miller's time as a kid in Western North Carolina changing tires for his family's trucking company '50s and early '60s, to the driver’s seat himself stateside and in Vietnam as a Navy Seabee and more -- 60 years' worth all told.

Bringg rolls out new unified delivery and fulfillment platform

Logistics Management

Bringg Founder and CTO Lior Sion told LM that the need for this new offering was driven by how consumer expectations for delivery, curbside pickup and click 'n' collect have been thrust into hyper-growth due to COVID, making omnichannel fulfillment a business imperative not just for success but for survival in today's market.


Containers falling off ships while at sea – who is responsible.??

Shipping and Freight Resource

2019 was quite the year for maritime disasters with ships on fire , containers falling off ships etc. 2020 seems to be hitting the industry in other ways which could also be considered a kind of maritime disaster.

Ryder rolls out increased last mile and food-grade capabilities

Logistics Management

Miami-based freight transportation and logistics services provider Ryder System Inc.

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!

How Can Companies Prevent Damage to Products During Shipment?


Today supply chains face more risks than ever before in freight management. Weather-related Black Swan events appear to be growing in frequency and severity.

Trending Transportation Updates: May 2020

PLS Logistics

There were many new transportation updates in the shipping industry last month. Check out some of the top stories and transportation updates in May 2020!

COVID Talks, Episode 10 | Eyes Toward Recovery: A Business and Financial Perspective for Consumer Products Companies

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

May 2020 Description On this episode of COVID Talks, Mazars Consumer Products Partners Stuart Nussbaum and Joseph Ferrone are joined… The post COVID Talks, Episode 10 | Eyes Toward Recovery: A Business and Financial Perspective for Consumer Products Companies appeared first on The Ledger - Mazars USA. May 2020. Description.

Definitions for Supply Chain & Logistics – LLP, 3PL, 4PL and More

Logistics Bureau

What is LLP mean? What does 3PL stand for? How about 4PL and 5PL? More of these Supply Chain questions will be discussed in the video below: Best Regards, Rob O’Byrne. Email: robyrne@logisticsbureau.com. Phone: +61 417 417 307. 3PL Supply Chain Videos 4PL 5PL LLP

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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 the COVID-19 Outbreak Means for the Future of Business

Supply Chain Brain

The political decision on when to reopen each state won’t act as a virtual on-switch for the economy, and back-up plans for alternative suppliers will only go so far


Airlines must see cargo as a ?core business? from now on

The LoadStar

Air cargo will be a critical area of resiliency for airlines and airports for the foreseeable future — if managements make it a strategic priority.

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How Tracking Cost-to-Serve via Route Optimization Technology Keeps Food Delivery Operations in the Black


The post How Tracking Cost-to-Serve via Route Optimization Technology Keeps Food Delivery Operations in the Black appeared first on Paragon Routing. Operational Routing and Scheduling

Healthy Biscuits Make Their Way Home to Children Out of School

World Food Programme Logistics

Millions of children in Bangladesh are missing out on the school meals on which they normally depend. WFP is stepping in to deliver nutritious biscuits to the most vulnerable families. A girl collects a 5kg box of nutritious WFP biscuits in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.

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.