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5 Problems the Right Warehousing 3PL Partner Can Solve

West Coast and California Logistics

Whether you’re changing providers, going from DIY to third party, looking for B2C fulfillment, B2B fulfillment, or both, there is a warehousing 3PL out there for you.

Amware CEO appears on 'Business Power Hour' program

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Amware CEO Harry Drajpuch recently appeared on The Business Power Hour podcast with Deb Krier to discuss the vital role that backend order fulfillment operations play in the success or failure of companies. Fulfillment Operations Fulfillment Outsourcing

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Supply chain decarbonisation needs partnerships to create a reaction

Supply Chain and Logistics

This discussion of a recent UNCTAD paper by Mikael Lind and Wolfgang Lehmacher sheds light on the complex problems facing shipping in the path to decarbonization. It spawned a whole chain of searches for me, to find out more about … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Sustainability carbon emissions decarbonization emissions maritime ocean shipping ports

Making Supply Chain Planning Agile With Modular Planning Technologies

Logistics Viewpoints

“May you live in interesting times,” widely attributed as a Chinese curse, some claim this as a blessing; whichever side you take, this is exactly what’s happening in the supply chain world since 2020, and it looks like we will be living with this blessing/curse for a while longer.

5 Unexpected Ways to Control Supply Chain Costs in 2023

Speaker: Todd Simms and Andy Johnson

Join industry experts Todd Simms and Andy Johnson as they break down five budget line items that ballooned out of control in 2022 and strategies to control them in 2023.

Loop Energy Releases New Hydrogen Fuel Cell with Efficiency Gains

NGT News

Loop Energy, a designer and manufacturer of hydrogen fuel cells for commercial mobility, has unveiled its 120 kW fuel cell system, the S1200, which is built on Loop Energy’s existing technology to provide an additional efficiency gain of 20% when it generates electricity.

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Owner-op revenue up big this year, but completely offset by fuel

Overdrive Online

And then some, for some segments among clients of the ATBS owner-operator business services firm. Independents and leased flatbedders led the way in income losses year-over-year, comparing 12-month periods through June. Partners in Business

The Intelligent Automation Imperative: How Should Companies Respond?

Supply Chain Brain

Companies that invested in artificial intelligence-powered automation are reaping huge returns

Shipping Alcohol Made Easy

Trinity Logistics

Whether you’re at a local restaurant, a holiday party, or spending a Friday night on the town, you, or someone you know is having a drink. And no, we’re not talking about a glass of water or soda. We’re talking alcohol, including beer, wine, spirits, liquors, and liqueurs.

Volvo Trucks Starts First Phase of Hydrogen Fuel Cell EV Truck Testing

NGT News

Volvo Trucks is running tests of fuel cell electric trucks that only emit water vapor and have an operational range comparable to diesel trucks, up to 1,000 kilometers. A second pilot phase is to follow in a few years’ time and will see customer tests on public roads.

Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

A World of Hurt — Updated CSCMP State of Logistics Report

Supply Chain Brain

The report is produced annually for the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) by global consulting firm Kearney

Cabinless Self-Driving Trucks Hit the Road in Germany

IoT World Today

Autonomous truck company Einride is launching in Germany – its first European market outside its native Sweden.

Ford Stock Drops After Inflation Warning Adds to Gloomy Economic Commentary

Supply Chain Brain

The company said inflation is pushing supplier costs $1 billion higher than expected in the current quarter, joining the chorus of major corporations warning about challenges rippling through the economy

Confusion, adjustments follow new California AB5 ruling on owner-operators

Logistics Management

The Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association (OOIDA) has sent a letter to California Gov. Gavin Newsom in hopes of receiving some clarification on what truckers should expect from the law

5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

CSX Intermodal Terminal in North Carolina Wins Excellence Award

Kanban Logistics

The CSX intermodal terminal in North Carolina – Rocky Mount, NC to be exact – has created a splash among manufacturers in the region. It turns out that it has created quite a splash within the railroad industry as well.

What You Need To Know About Ambient Storage

FW Logsitcs

Your food products require special handling throughout the entire supply chain. Combine this with the complexities of local legislation and regulatory compliance, and the situation can become even more confusing. Fortunately, ambient storage warehouses can help you navigate these logistical hurdles.

Freight Claims Processing Software: Benefits of Web-Native Tools

MercuryGate

Freight claims processing is often completed by employees using traditional, inefficient methods, such as spreadsheets. Often, claims are not prioritized and are only managed by someone when they find the time.

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Tesla Faces Another Lawsuit Over Self-Driving Tech

IoT World Today

Tesla is facing another lawsuit from an unhappy owner over its advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Autopilot and Full Self Driving have been subjected to increased scrutiny from both the media and regulators in recent months amid a string of negative headlines.

6 Ways Video Telematics Improves Driver Safety

An in-cab dash cam video system can help fleet operators significantly reduce risky driving, costly legal judgments, and insurance costs. Download the eBook and learn 6 ways to improve driver safety by using dash cams on your trucks.

Hydrogen fuel cell “more efficient than diesel engines”

Logistics Business Magazine

Loop Energy , a designer and manufacturer of hydrogen fuel cells for commercial mobility, unveiled its landmark 120kW fuel cell system at IAA Transportation 2022 in Hannover, Germany.

Truck Duels Kick Off with Batteries Battling Fuel Cells for Top Spot

Supply Chain Brain

Companies like Nikola, Volvo and Daimler Truck are pursuing both battery-electric rigs and vehicles powered by hydrogen fuel cells, in a costly bet on two technologies

ASRV replaces paper-based practices with Descartes solution

Logistics Business Magazine

Watch: Why Aren't Brands Meeting Customers' Fulfillment Needs?

Supply Chain Brain

Keith Blankenship, vice president of sales with Kibo, explains where brands are falling short in their fulfillment efforts, the reasons behind the shortfall, and the prospects for improvement

Gain a Competitive Edge: The Importance of a Supplier Diversity Program

Speaker: Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence at Insight Sourcing Group, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs, and how you can gain unique competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

FPT Industrial’s journey to net zero carbon

Logistics Business Magazine

FPT Industrial is showcasing this week its multi-energy approach to sustainable on-road propulsion at IAA Transportation in Hannover (Germany), the world’s leading transportation industry trade show.

How to Ship Cross-Border Seamlessly

Freightera

Ship Across the USA-Canada Border Stress-Free by Following These 7 Simple Steps. If you’re looking to ship some cargo from the USA to Canada or vice versa, you’ll want to make sure everything goes smoothly. Shipping within a country already requires a considerable amount of attention.

Garbe converts military training ground to logistics

Logistics Business Magazine

Garbe Industrial Real Estate GmbH has secured a conversion area of around 76,000 sq m in Thuringia. The site is the final large plot in the Eisenach Kindel industrial estate in the municipality of Hörselberg-Hainich (Wartburgkreis).

CSCMP State of Logistics Report Update: 3PLs, Shippers Navigate a Rebalancing of Supply and Demand

Penske Move Ahead

Throughout 2021, surging demand, tight capacity, supply chain disruptions and inflation kept intense pressures on the logistics sector, but a stuttering rebalancing of demand and supply is currently underway as the economy has slowed.

Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

How to Sell More Books on Amazon in 9 Simple Steps

Shippeo

“The End.” Ah, those two sweet monosyllabic words every author loves to write. You’ve finally finished your masterpiece of a book and—after some well-deserved celebrating—it’s time to turn it into an Amazon bestseller. And why not? If other authors can do it, so can you!

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