Mon.Jun 07, 2021

Sustainable Fleets: Getting Cold Storage Energy Needs Down Cold

Food Logistics

Right-sizing fleets and ensuring peak efficiency will go a long way in helping cold food and beverage companies reach their sustainability goals. Transportation / Trucking

The True Cost of OTIF Failure with Andrew Lynch

The Logistics of Logistics

The True Cost of OTIF Failure with Andrew Lynch. Andrew Lynch and Joe Lynch discuss the true cost of OTIF failure. OTIF means on time and in full , where the customer receives the completed order when they wanted it and, in the quantity, ordered. OTIF is a key supply chain metric.

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Achieving Significant Transportation Savings through Improved Demand Forecasting

Logistics Viewpoints

Pinnacle Propane Delivery to a Farm. When companies implement a demand management or replenishment system, the goal is usually to improve customer satisfaction while holding less inventory.

An era’s social unrest finds an unexpected anthem in the rebellious ‘Convoy’

Overdrive Online

The legacy of history behind the unlikely 1970s hit "Convoy," by C.W. McCall, aka ad executive Bill Fries. The song, heavily laden with CB slang and conversation, tells the story of a spontaneous truck convoy that clashes with authorities. Overdrive Radio

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.

Tampa Company Partners With Restorative Justice Program, Giving First Time Offenders A Second Chance

Blue Grace Logistics

By Fadia Patterson | Spectrum News. Published June 7, 2021. TAMPA – As a first time offender, Andre Jones says he was facing up to 35 years in jail and probation. Then he was accepted into the R.E.D. Program, also known as Rehabilitation Enables Dreams.

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Tampa Company Partners With Restorative Justice Program, Giving First Time Offenders A Second Chance

Blue Grace Logistics

By Fadia Patterson | Spectrum News. Published June 7, 2021. TAMPA – As a first time offender, Andre Jones says he was facing up to 35 years in jail and probation. Then he was accepted into the R.E.D. Program, also known as Rehabilitation Enables Dreams.

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How an ERP system can help with business costs

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

After you have implemented an ERP solution, how can you translate that into savings? An ERP system helps you work more efficiently, quickly, and accurately. It provides the visibility needed to control costs and enhance customer service.

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How AI Is Tackling Waste in Factories and the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

If we want a world without waste, we might need something other than the human brain to achieve it

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[WHITE PAPER] Leveraging freight market data to lower automotive manufacturers freight spend

FreightWaves SONAR

Automotive shippers are facing numerous challenges stemming from a global semiconductor shortage, inflationary pressure on numerous inputs, as well as rising freight costs that seem to be affecting every shipper across all modes.

Leverage SAP IBP to Drive Planning Transformation

Today, traditional SAP IBP deployments are not enough. You need to assure you are leveraging its maximum potential to truly transform planning. And to reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and advance digitalization to gain competitive advantage.

Yellow sees Q2 trends accelerate, still lags peers

The Supply Chain Journal

Less-than-truckload carrier Yellow Corp. NASDAQ: YELL ) reported large year-over-year improvements in its operating metrics through the first two months of the second quarter Monday. However, the increases lagged those of some competitors. Table: Company reports.

OOCL vessel blamed for crane collapse at Taiwan port

ShipLilly

Second crane and several containers damaged in Port of Kaohsiung accident. Kim Link-Wills, Senior Editor From: Freightwaves.com Friday, June 4, 2021 2 minutes read. One gantry crane collapsed and a second was damaged after being hit by a vessel at the Port of Kaohsiung in Taiwan.

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FreightWaves Classics: Railway Express Agency was THE express package delivery service

The Supply Chain Journal

Express services began in the 1830s. Express service has been defined as the prompt and safe movement of parcels, money and goods at rates higher than standard freight rates. Many historians credit William Harnden for starting the business category.

11 Best Fork Lifting Games [2021]

Conger

We’ve compiled the 11 best free and paid fork lifting games in this article. So if you’re looking for a fun way to pass the time while improving your forklifting skills , you’re in the right place. Let’s get to it! Table of Contents. Free Forklift Games. Grand Forklift Simulator.

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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!

CSX moves leadership to new roles

The Supply Chain Journal

CSX ( NASDAQ: CSX ) is shuffling its leadership roster, the company announced Monday. Kevin Boone is now executive vice president of sales and marketing, after having served most recently as chief financial officer at CSX.

Why ISO Certification in Freight Forwarding Makes a Difference

MTS Logistics

ISO (International Organization for Standardization) develops standards for organizations/industries to ensure quality, safety and efficiency of products, services and systems. In 2018, there were over 20,000 companies that were ISO Certified in the U.S. There are very few in freight forwarding.

Can Petco’s stores save it from Chewy and Amazon?

The Supply Chain Journal

This is an excerpt from Thursday’s (6/3) Point of Sale retail supply chain newsletter sponsored by ArcBest. Plants are the new pets and pets are the new kids. This is the sentiment I hear often in my friend group and on social media.

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HAM Group Opens New Terrassa CNG Service Station

NGT News

HAM Group, a company that specializes in the design, construction and operation of compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) mobile stations, has opened a CNG service station in Terrassa, Spain, next to the N-150 and close to the C-16 and C-58, an important access to Barcelona from the northwest. HAM Terrassa offers […].

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!

Daimler Trucks adds safety equipment as truck-related crash deaths fall

The Supply Chain Journal

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is adding three safety features that could build on preliminary federal statistics that showed truck-related crash deaths fell last year while passenger car fatalities increased.

Aktuelle Beeinträchtigungen: COVID-19 im Hafen Yantian – Auswirkungen auf die Seefracht

Forto

Das Yantian International Container Terminal (YICT) in Shenzhen, einer der verkehrsreichsten Containerhäfen Chinas, hat strenge Desinfektions- und Quarantänemaßnahmen wegen COVID-19 verhängt. Der Hafenbetrieb ist daher eingeschränkt.

Jurassic freight: How to haul a raptor — WTT

The Supply Chain Journal

On today’s episode, Dooner and The Dude are talking about moving freight 145 million years in the making: dinosaurs. Find out how velociraptors for one of the most popular film franchises on Earth, “Jurassic Park,” are moved.

Staying in control as driver assist technology continues to expand

Overdrive Online

The keys for maximum safety and efficiency when driving with collision mitigation, these operators note, is to know exactly what the systems are looking for and don't push your limits. Business

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.

Floods drown south-central US crops

The Supply Chain Journal

Rain continues to come and go through the south-central U.S., causing flooding and damaging crops. Southeastern Texas. During the February freezing rain storm and record cold snap, Texas farmers lost at least $600 million worth of crops, according to a report from Beaumont, Texas, station KBMT-TV.

Cross-border Update: Deciphering your options

Logistics Management

North American shippers are producing considerable volume of cross-border freight. How shippers navigate the complexities revolving around border delays, near-shoring demands and Customs documentation will determine their transport efficiency

FreightWaves Flashback: Ford reduces in-transit damage by 70%

The Supply Chain Journal

FreightWaves Classics articles look at various aspects of the transportation industry’s history. If there are topics that you think would be of interest, please send them to fwclassics@freightwaves.com.

Private Fleets 2021: Still creating competitive advantage

Logistics Management

While not cheap, top-flight customer service is driving more companies toward private fleets in a tight trucking capacity market, while shrewd operators learn to adapt and improvise on the fly to create value for their organizations

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

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