Tue.Sep 22, 2020

How to File a Freight Claim

Freight Center

Shipping freight can be complex and challenging at times. There are so many pieces to the puzzle, and as an individual shipper or business shipper, you want your shipment to arrive at its destination without any issues.

Flexible Warehousing Solutions: A Public Goods Case Study

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Since the arrival of the COVD-19 pandemic, “flexibility” has become a way of life. From parents adapting to their children’s virtual classrooms to business owners navigating operational and staffing challenges, the ebbs and flows of life are now much more drastic than they were pre-pandemic.

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Warehousing 101: Why is Task Interleaving a Best Practice?

Logistics Viewpoints

Task interleaving is a best practice in a warehouse. Task interleaving allows work to be done more efficiently. A warehouse management system can save companies in many ways. Task interleaving is just one good example. The post Warehousing 101: Why is Task Interleaving a Best Practice?

Custom cabover emerges as tribute to a driver’s pride, from former Viking hauler

Overdrive Online

Unveiling and detailing Steve Sprenger's custom-resto project 1983 Kenworth COE, a single-drive-axle doubles and triples hauler of the former Viking Freight fleet Sprenger drove for in the 1980s and '90s.

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

PERC Releases New Online Resource to Help Fleet Owners Lower Maintenance Costs

NGT News

To highlight the ease of propane autogas vehicle maintenance, the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) has released a new online resource for fleet owners interested in lowering their maintenance costs and downtime.

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3 Tips for the Busy Moving Season

GoShip Blog

It’s mid-September, and the busy shipping season is in full swing! While this month is more known for back to school and the start of fall, now is the perfect time to book shipments, whether you’re moving equipment or from one city to another.

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Saudia Cargo adds a 747-400F, bringing the total number of freighters to seven

The LoadStar

PRESS RELEASE: September 2020. The company said the new aircraft will boost the cargo and supply operations and help meet the significant surge on the demand for medicine, medical and preventive equipment and other similar goods.

ATA August truck tonnage data points to uneven freight patterns

Logistics Management

The ATA’s advanced Seaonally Adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index for August—at 107.5 2015=100)—was off 5.6%, from July, which was at 113.9, to August, following a 1.4% decrease, from June to July

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Maersk refuses bookings for shipments to Sydney as the port struggles to cope

The LoadStar

Despite signs of a rapprochement between docker unions and container terminal employers in the port of Sydney, shippers have been warned to expect continuing congestion in container supply chains. And some carriers are refusing bookings for shipments to the port.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

How to Ship HVAC Systems & Equipment

PLS Logistics

What is HVAC and what does it stand for? HVAC is an acronym for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning. The term encompasses all products and services related to the industry. Climate control systems and equipment are crucial for houses, facilities, and businesses around the world.

PACCAR Partners with Schneider Electric, Faith Technologies to Provide Charging Solutions

NGT News

PACCAR says it is collaborating with Faith Technologies and Schneider Electric to provide charging infrastructure solutions for customers who purchase battery-electric Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks in the U.S. and Canada.

Supply Chain Startup: Looking at nearly 20 years of startup investing

Logistics Management

Dave Anderson shares lessons from long-term investing in supply chain

ATN Selects AMPLY Power to Manage Electric Bus Fleet

NGT News

Continuing down its path towards becoming California’s first all-electric bus fleet, the Anaheim Transportation Network (ATN) has selected AMPLY Power to manage all aspects of charging for its 46 electric buses servicing the city of Anaheim, Calif., and surrounding communities.

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.

Airbus Unveils Hydrogen Designs for Zero-Emission Flight

Supply Chain Brain

The European planemaker unveiled three designs it’s studying to build hydrogen-powered aircraft as it races to bring a zero-carbon passenger plane into service by 2035

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Don’t waste this opportunity to attract new talent

Truck News

The image of the professional truck driver has taken a hit over the last 20-plus years. It has long been considered a job of last resort, or a second career. We have all heard the statement: “If you can’t do anything else, you can always drive a truck.”

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Amazon Is Trying to Make the Climate Its Prime Directive

Supply Chain Brain

Amazon last year committed to zeroing out its carbon footprint by 2040, or eliminating the greenhouse gas emissions caused by its activities. The goal is daunting, and there’s no specific plan for how to reach it

Waste Equipment Rental Guide: Everything about Waste Equipment Renting

Compactor Management Company

Unlike a lot of other aspects of running a business, there aren’t too many best practices for waste equipment rental. If you’ve never rented waste equipment before, you probably have more than a few questions and might even be wondering where to start.

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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!

‘Boxing Clever’: Realizing the Benefits of Intelligent Cartonization

Supply Chain Brain

Cartonization is getting more attention from businesses as rising volume demand and shipping restrictions drive up costs, and as warehouses surge-hire less-experienced packers to keep up

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Competitive Edge for 3PLs Through Digitization

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

WEBCAST October 7th, 2020 | 11 AM ET Moderator Joe Lynch| Founder, The Logistics of Logistics Featured Panelists Michael Rofman | Partner, Mazars USA… The post Competitive Edge for 3PLs Through Digitization appeared first on The Ledger - Mazars USA.

Supply Chain Game Changer Playbook: Capitalize on Demand Spikes & Prevent Material Shortages From Getting in the Way

Supply Chain Brain

With material shortages and demand volatility becoming the new normal, as we’ve seen with COVID-19, companies are implementing new strategies to keep their organizations nimble and their supply chains operational no matter the situation.

Section 301 Tariffs Being Challenged in Court

Dedola Global Logistics

Section 301 Tariffs Being Challenged in Court. Three companies, HMTX Industries, Halstead New England, and Metroflor Corporation filed a complaint in the Court of International Trade on September 10, 2020.

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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!

Boosting Manufacturing Efficiency During COVID-19

Supply Chain Brain

Manufacturers seeking to adapt to the current moment have a wide range of options

RPA in Transportation Management | 3 Ways Robotic Process Automation Maximizes Efficiency

MercuryGate

The opportunities to apply robotics and artificial intelligence within the global supply chain are vast. Among these, robotic process automation (RPA) is a key element of supply chain automation that is moving the industry toward efficiency and productivity goals.

The next big challenge for logistics will be future-proofing the workforce

The LoadStar

Global logistics trends have stabilised over the past four years – but Covid-19 has accelerated some transformation, while other trends have taken more of a back seat. The review of changes comes in DHL’s Logistics Trend Radar, a thorough analysis of what is happening now –and what is coming.

Three Things People Get Wrong in Warehouse Design

Logistics Bureau

What are the things that people get wrong most of the time in warehouse design? Here’s what Malcolm Walker , LB Manager Consulting, thoughts about it. Related articles on this topic have appeared throughout our websites, why not check them out? Robobyrne: FACT – The 4 Warehouse Design Principles.

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Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.