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It’s Only Natural: What You Need to Know about Fulfillment of Natural Products

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

As more Americans adopt healthier lifestyles, it’s a great time to be selling organic or natural products. According to the Organic Trade Association, annual U.S.

Customer Story | Linehaul Logistics

Parade

Artificial Intelligence in Missoula, Montana Greg Brown, VP Operations LineHaul Logistics Brown discusses what makes LineHaul Logistics unique, and why Parad. Customer Stories | Parade

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Blockchain Makes a Strong Case for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Logistics Trends and Insights

By Amy Wunderlin. For me, the buzz around blockchain over the last few years is right up there with the phrase “digital transformation.” Overused and underwhelming! While the use cases have certainly be interesting, real-world adoption thus far has been lacking.

[PODCAST] Shipping Rates for 2020: What does the Crystal Ball Say?

Cerasis

Listen to “Shipping Rates for 2020:L What does the Crystal Ball Say?” ” on Spreaker.

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

What Matters Most When Choosing A 3PL: Cost Or Customer Service?

Blue Grace Logistics

While there are many factors to consider when choosing a 3PL service provider, cost and customer service are two of the most critical factors. Finding the right balance is the ultimate chicken and egg situation for all logistics managers.

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Freight Pricing 2020 Trends: What Should Shippers Know?

Cerasis

Freight pricing continues to change across the globe. According to Darren Dodson of Material Handling & Logistics, the state of e-commerce will drive the majority of freight rate changes as more than 8.6 billion packages will make their way to U.S. customers in 2020.

In defense of truckers? FMCSA interim boss Jim Mullen says he’s committed to hours of service reforms

Overdrive Online

As Mullen put it in his talk at last week's Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association event: "We understand drivers need the flexibility to be as safe as they can. It’s clear the rigid rules do not work. We’re going to go forward with a final regulation."

Weber Logistics Expands its Pool Distribution Network into the Pacific Northwest

Food Logistics

This new operation fills the hole left by United Warehousing’s exit from the market in the region. Warehousing

Walmart’s court-ordered $55 million payout to drivers a sobering reminder for fleets: Check your employee manuals

Commercial Carrier Journal

In January, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit upheld a $54.6 million judgment against Walmart and its private truck fleet for violations of California state minimum wage laws.

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Clean Energy’s TouchPoint Enables Seamless Transition from Diesel to Natural Gas

NGT News

Clean Energy Fuels Corp., a provider of natural gas fuel and renewable natural gas (RNG) fuel for transportation in the U.S.

3Gtms announces acquisition of Pacejet, expands service offerings on parcel side

Logistics Management

Shelton, Conn.-based based 3Gtms, said today it has acquired Pacejet, a Columbus, Ohio-based provider of enterprise, cloud-based multi-carrier shipping software. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed

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Four Predictions About Field Service in 2020

Supply Chain Brain

Transformational technologies can enable new revenue models that make field-service organizations stickier and more intimate with customers

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Congratulations to the 2019 Carriers of the Year

Coyote

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5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

The Evolution of Retail: The Role of Visibility

GoShip Blog

Why has the retail industry changed so much? Over recent decades, the retail industry has come a long way from mom and pop shops and department stores to AI-enabled online stores.

4 Ways You Can Use Digital Tracking to Improve Your Business

Coyote

Coyote VP of Carrier Sales breaks down how shipper and carriers approach real-time shipment tracking, and discusses 4 ways carriers can use location data to improve their fleet

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BAE Systems to Power Up to 600 Buses in Ireland

NGT News

BAE Systems, a company that specializes in electric propulsion, has been selected by Alexander Dennis Ltd. ADL) and the Republic of Ireland’s National Transport Authority (NTA) to supply up to 600 electric power and propulsion systems for its new fleet of buses in Ireland.

Why TMS Usability Matters

MercuryGate

Take a moment to think about usability within a Transportation Management System (TMS). Usability might not seem like a big issue, but what happens if TMS usability within a new platform your company has invested in makes it harder for employees to schedule freight?

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

5 Ways an LTL Freight Carrier Is Not Like a Parcel Service

Freight Center

Going from parcel shipping to freight shipping for the first time may seem intimidating. Although you might be familiar with the standard practices of parcel shipping, your business could benefit from moving to less-than-truckload or LTL shipping.

LTL Efficiency: How To Improve LTL Freight Performance

PLS Logistics

Less than truckload (LTL) is a beneficial and cost-efficient option for shipping goods. However, it’s often challenging for the shippers to manage it in the right way. It can be complicated to recognize the opportunities for better LTL freight performance.

FedEx and Freightos – Improving Digital Freight Together

Freightos

About half the products we buy in stores are imported, which means they not only went through a complex shipping process, but also had to be cleared through customs before they could be sold to us. . Clearing customs is a painful process – the U.S.

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What is Agile Logistics? Cate Explains

Logistics Bureau

The process to “agile” every part of your business: Articulate the goal. Think through some hypotheses about things you can do in a very short period of time (in two weeks). Define the measurement.

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Plan to “collaborate” on cargo operations

Logistics Management

In a move that was much anticipated by industry experts, the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have announced that they will “strengthen collaborative measures” in their San Pedro Bay cargo operations

Editor's Blog: Logistics needs to admit it has an EU national labour problem

247 Customs Broker

I write this leader within throwing distance of the Home Office… an institution which has hit the headlines all week. It’s made the logistics sector… The post Editor's Blog: Logistics needs to admit it has an EU national labour problem appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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‘We used to eat three meals a day, now we can afford only one’

World Food Programme Logistics

The drought in Zimbabwe is not only making food and water scarce — it is eroding hope itself Continue reading on World Food Programme Insight ». zimbabwe hunger áfrica drought

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Descartes acquires Peoplevox

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] Workshop partner at the Supply Chain Conference 2020, Descartes, has bought Peoplevox for £18.9m. Peoplevox provides cloud-based e-commerce warehouse management solutions, (eWMS), and serves… The post Descartes acquires Peoplevox appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.