Thu.Jul 09, 2020

How Much of Your Budget for Print Marketing Materials is Wasted?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Most companies are wasting a good portion of what they spend on print marketing materials. In one survey, marketers reported spending an average of 20% of their budget on print materials. They also admitted that 25% of their marketing literature is never used.

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Reverse Logistics Technology: What to Expect


Supply chains face an ongoing crisis with the threat of rising demands across consumers and business-to-business purchasers. Unfortunately, the rising demand is a true risk to the state of reverse logistics.

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Why Cargo Monitoring Is Critical in a Time of Crisis and Beyond

Supply Chain Brain

As businesses reel from COVID-19, cargo thieves and cybercriminals are exploiting the chaos

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The impact of COVID-19 on logistics is never far from top of mind

Logistics Management

While things are strange, confusing, uncertain, difficult, challenging, or whatever you want to call it, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic remains top of mind, when it comes to assessing how things are going, as they relate to moving freight and supply chain and logistics operations

How Chargebacks in the Retail Industry Work and What Can You Do About Them?

West Coast and California Logistics

All major retailers issue chargeback penalties for non-compliant shipments from their suppliers. The specific penalties are explicitly laid out in each retailer’s routing guide and range from, in our experience, about 1% to 5% of a supplier’s gross invoice amount.

Getting to Know Bulk Connection: Freight Agents

Bulk Connection

In our ongoing feature, we will periodically profile the men and women who make Bulk Connection a trusted freight partner. In this article, Charles Kilzer, Director of Business Development, talks about Bulk Connection’s freight agents and how they add value for our customers.

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New project44 report examines various aspects of the Delivery Economy amid a downturn

Logistics Management

Supply Chain Disruption – What Happens Next?


Organizations are looking for opportunities to innovate their operations and rethink their business models as the COVID-19 pandemic has caused not only a global humanitarian crisis but a supply chain crisis as well.

Robotics Finds It’s Place in Fulfillment

Logistics Management

Robotics has gained rapid traction in the last few years of economic growth and low unemployment, as companies began implementing as a means of increasing productivity and coping with the labor crunch.

Rolling the 14: How to pull off the new split-sleeper under the hours of service come September

Overdrive Online

We're firing up T. Dills Trucking again for a run between Midwest and Mid-South and back again, to illustrate the way the FMCSA's revised hours rule is expected to work come September 29, 2020. Also: How to execute a one-time three-hour pause with split cycle.

Uber Freight rolls out enhancements to its shipper platform

Logistics Management

Uber Freight describes the shipper platform as a simple intuitive dashboard geared towards helping small businesses manage logistics tasks via a singular interface.

Inbound Logistics Names Ryder Green Supply Chain Partner

NGT News

Ryder System Inc., a company that specializes in supply chain, dedicated transportation and commercial fleet management solutions, has been named as a “Green Supply Chain Partner” in the annual Inbound Logistics “G75” special section for the 12th consecutive year.

The Post-Pandemic DC

Logistics Management

As the economy begins to recover, distribution center operators will be challenged with not just operating efficiently, but safely. Emerging technologies may aid in the effort

Allison Transmission’s FuelSense Offers Savings to French Municipal Vehicles

NGT News

Métropole d’Aix-Marseille-Provence has carried out an independent test for 18 months on four refuse vehicles to assess the performance of Allison Transmission’s FuelSense 2.0 software. This test demonstrated the performance of the latest version of this software, with fuel savings of up to 12%.

Port of Oakland imports up 1.9 percent in June

Logistics Management

Port of Oakland loaded import volume grew 1.9 percent last month from June 2019, according to data released today

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Governments pledge action for seafarers at crucial crew change summit

Shipping and Freight Resource

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has welcomed the commitment of 12 countries to facilitate crew changes and achieve key worker designation for seafarers, following a virtual ministerial summit hosted by the UK Government on 9 July.

Moore On Pricing: Never take our drivers for granted

Logistics Management

Both shippers and carriers now must find ways to connect with our industry’s essential workers

What are non tariff barriers?


Non tariff barrier definition A non tariff barrier is used to control and restrict specific cross border trade activities without the imposition of import duty. Trade activities affected by non tariff barriers can include import and export of goods, trade in services and investments.

Air Cargo Update: Dark clouds continue to hover

Logistics Management

While COVID-19 has brought extraordinary challenges to the air cargo community, we’re now starting to see some opportunities emerge. Here’s how carriers are responding

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What is De Minimis?


In English, the Latin phrase “De Minimis” translates roughly to “about trifle things” Today, the term can mean different things in different context. In this article, we will look at the meaning of the term when used in the context of Free Trade Agreements.

Lean on a 3PL to avoid warehouse staffing challenges

Kanban Logistics

For many shippers and manufacturers, warehouse staffing has long been a major supply chain challenge. This challenge has been complicated even further by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it may also be a challenge that you no longer need to deal with.

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Oversize shipping: the extra costs

I.C.E. Transport

Shipping an oversize load costs more than shipping cargo that fits in a conventional ocean container. That’s just a fact of life. But the more you know about how the cost of oversize shipping adds up, the more easily you can find ways to shave some dollars off the total.

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Cloud takes the starring role

Logistics Management

The tipping point has finally arrived as more SCM vendors put their time, energy and effort into Cloud-based software platforms instead of their on-premise solutions. Here’s how shippers are responding to the shift

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Collaboration Is Vital For a Successful 3PL Relationship


Much like personal relationships, the relationship between an organization and its third-party logistics provider requires effort from both parties to stay productive, healthy, and strong.

Truckload Roundtable: Staying Focused on a wild ride

Logistics Management

As the COVID-19 pandemic and uneven economic patterns affect trucking, our expert panel provides guidance to navigate the shifting truckload market

Circular Supply Chains with Deborah Dull – Supply Chain Sustainability

Logistics Bureau

Get to know about Circular Supply Chain— the definition, examples and more, especially that Supply Chain sustainability is quite very high on Corporate Agendas around the World. Watch the video below: Best Regards, Rob O’Byrne. Email: Phone: +61 417 417 307.

Albatrans Lojistik is nominated in Freight Forwarders Ranking in Turkey

247 Customs Broker

Check out the main news and information from our member Albatrans Lojistik A.S. located in Turkey About Albatrans Lojistik A.S. Albatrans Logistik is a growing… The post Albatrans Lojistik is nominated in Freight Forwarders Ranking in Turkey appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

The Four ways through which WFP-Palestine have responded to the COVID-19 Crisis in Gaza

World Food Programme Logistics

The World Food Programme steps up its assistance in Palestine in response to the COVID-19 crisis and its damaging impact Continue reading on World Food Programme Insight ». covid19 humanitarian gaza palestine corona


Will sustainability take a backseat to COVID-19 challenges?

247 Customs Broker

As the pandemic brought economies to a near-halt, global carbon emissions fell 8% in the first four months of 2020. But at the Reuters Transform… The post Will sustainability take a backseat to COVID-19 challenges? appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

It’s not just food. It’s feeling safe.

World Food Programme Logistics

There are countless ways to spend US$75 in the village of Grande Rivière in northern Haiti. Whether it’s food, medicine, chickens or goats, all purchases have the power of making people feel safer at a time made particularly daunting by the coronavirus pandemic.

Customer-centric supply chains lead to improved financial returns – Logistics Manager Magazine

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] Investments in a ‘customer-centric’ supply chains have led to improved turnover and profit performance among businesses globally, according to a survey by Accenture.