Wed.Jan 09, 2019

Logistics provider lists top supply chain trends for 2019

DC Velocity

Robotics, digital transportation solutions are among the key technologies that will shape the supply chain landscape this year, DHL leaders say. Transportation

The Wind(y City) at Your Back: Ten Reasons Why A Chicago Fulfillment Center Makes Sense

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

It’s often referred to as Second City. But when it comes to transportation and fulfillment, there are many reasons why Chicago is second-to-none.

Creating Resistance As You Go (Don’t)

The Lean Thinker

The role of “change agent” is actually a role of leadership. Leading change is difficult work that involves changes in the norms, routines, working relationships, behavior within and between groups.

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Banyan and Pierbridge partner on parcel shipping management

DC Velocity

Linking API and TMS platforms helps 3PLs cut costs, firms say. Technology

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Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

7 Reasons Why the Supply Chain Matters to Business Success

Logistics Bureau

Whether you are the CEO of an expanding corporation or the owner of a fledgling enterprise, its fortunes are subject to an undeniable truth. The success of your business links inextricably to the performance of your supply chain. If you want business success (and who doesn’t?),

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Amazon’s Freight (Train) Is Coming

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This article is from Steve Bettwy , Vice President – Quality and Business Continuity, Operational Excellence, and Continuous Improvement at Direct Supply. I hope we can agree that Amazon will disrupt an industry if it wants to. Bibliophiles everywhere can still hardly say “Amazon” without snarling, and Amazon’s effect on retail, grocery delivery, and even cloud computing is nothing short of transformative.

Trade group boasts ambitious retail-focused policy agenda for 2019

DC Velocity

Privacy issues, trade concerns and infrastructure improvements top retail industry's policy to-do list in the new congressional session, trade association leaders say. Strategy

Excess Inventory? No Problem. You Have Trailers In the Yard.­­

Talking Logistics

With the national warehouse vacancy rate hovering at record lows and warehouses bloated with inventory pulled in from China during 2018 to get ahead of impending tariffs, companies can combine flexible storage options with advanced technology to create an end-to-end supply chain solution that works.

What is Freight Insurance and Why Do I Need It?

GoShip Blog

If you have ever shipped goods, you must have heard about cases of freight loss or damage due to many different circumstances. With services like GoShip.com , shipping items is a safe and smooth process, but there are things that nobody can predict: natural disasters, hard weather conditions, etc.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. This eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

A Look At Some Logistics Trends For 2019

LandLink

As the logistics industry, and the broader business world, looks to 2019, it’s time to explore what the next year will bring to logistics. After reviewing several industry sources most Logistics professionals are in agreement with all of these trends.

Best Logistics and Supply Chain Shows to Attend in 2019

Logistics Viewpoints

Logistics Viewpoints has assembled the following list of conferences that my ARC supply chain colleagues and I consider to be the premier industry conferences scheduled for 2019. The include logistics industry association events and supply chain software conferences. The post Best Logistics and Supply Chain Shows to Attend in 2019 appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Learning & Leadership conferences events trade shows

DHL Supply Chain takes a long look at key 2019 supply chain trends

Logistics Management

DHL Supply Chain, a subsidiary of Deutsche Post DHL Group, this week unveiled a publication highlighting what it views as the key trends impacting supply chain management

Drugs, trucking, the law and your rights

Fleet Owner

What rights to drivers have if you're prescribed opioids or are a recovering drug addict

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up. Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? It's 2019, and consumers are expecting shipping to be cheap and quick, but that can turn into a real headache from the shipper's side of the equation if you don't make the appropriate changes. But what changes do you even need to make? Join Hannah Testani, COO of Intelligent Audit, as she takes us through the reasons why your shipping could cost so much, and how to use big data and digital transformation to move the needle on your transportation spend.

U.S. Manufacturing Hits the Pause Button

Logistics Trends and Insights

ISM’s December data indicates a slow-down in U.S. manufacturing activity. Month-to-month results found an 11 point decline in new orders. Read more and what we expect in our latest Forbes contribution. manufacturing

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Kenworth, Toyota team on hydrogen fuel cell project

Fleet Owner

LAS VEGAS. Kenworth Truck Co. has joined with Toyota Motor North America to develop 10 electric hydrogen fuel cell heavy-duty trucks. The first of these zero-emission vehicles, a Kenworth T680, was displayed at the 2019 CES show. Officials with both

2019 Transportation Management Systems (TMS) Market Update: Keeping pace with the times

Logistics Management

The transportation management systems market is growing right along with the number of challenges that shippers face in today’s hectic freight transportation environment

Peterbilt adds another truck to its growing electric lineup

Fleet Owner

LAS VEGAS. Peterbilt Motors Co. gave attendees of the 2019 CES show the first look at the all-electric 220EV truck. The medium-duty model joins the previously announced 520EV and 579EV, which are all part of Peterbilt’s plan to have more than 30 elec

How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

Questions on stowage as enquiries begin into how MSC Zoe spilled 281 boxes

The LoadStar

Local authorities and residents in The Netherlands remain to be put at ease by Mediterranean Shipping Company’s (MSC) promise to pay for the clean-up on Dutch island and mainland coasts affected after 281 containers fell off the MSC Zoe.

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Big trucks acting like smaller ones

Fleet Owner

In today's heavy trucks, the order of the day is to help businesses who use these vehicles do their jobs better—whether that means making trucks easier for drivers to operate, easier to spec, easier to connect, or other advantages

Disruption from Brexit and trade wars could mean uplift for air freight

The LoadStar

The global air freight market is likely to benefit from a no-deal Brexit and from potential crises around the world this year.

The road to regulation and collaboration

Fleet Owner

We don’t know which technologies will help the industry meet tomorrow’s low NOx rules and what bumps we may face in implementing them

Key Questions for a Successful Distribution Network

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

As we plan for the world of eCommerce and the customer expectation of quick, free shipping, our ability to forecast is turned on its head. How many distribution centers do we even need, and is that number feasible? Can we use historical data to plan for demand and design our networks, or is there a better way? If we're going to offer the speed of shipping and variety of inventory that today's customers have come to expect, there are a lot of different questions that need to be asked. Join Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations at Helix and an experienced global supply chain strategist, as she walks through the key questions to a successful and efficient distribution network. You'll leave knowing what data you can start collecting today to answer these questions.

Port of Ramsgate/Seaborne Freight ferry service ‘won’t be fit for purpose’

The LoadStar

A deal between Ramsgate port and prospective cross-channel ferry operator Seaborne Freight is expected to be confirmed “imminently”, the operator told The Loadstar yesterday. Seaborne services are slated to provide additional cross-Channel capacity and an alternative to Dover, which may witness major congestion in the event of a no-deal Brexit. But a former seafarer, with 45 years’ experience, 25 of them on Dover-Calais ferries, told The Loadstar he did not see how the.

Class 8 orders: December dips, but 2018 sets new record

Fleet Owner

14-year-old annual Class 8 order record shattered in 2018 but will that many trucks be built in 2019

GM withdraws from JV with Uzbek government

Automotive Logistics

General Motors has sold off its remaining stake in the GM Uzbekistan joint venture to state-owned company Uzavtosanoat, which held the majority stake in the company. GM Uzbekistan makes Ravon and Chevrolet vehicles at its plant in Asaka.

Retail Imports Level Off After Rush to Beat Tariffs

Material Handling and Logistics

NRF's Jonathan Gold said the industry is hoping the talks currently underway will bring an end to this ill-advised trade war and result in a more appropriate way of responding to China’s trade abuses that won’t force American consumers, workers and businesses to pay the price

Turkey forecast to build on export gains

Automotive Logistics

In a statement released by Turkey’s automotive export association – the O?B B – chief executive Baran Çelik estimates that the Turkish automotive industry will export cars and components worth in excess of $32 billion in 2019. That is a slight increase on the $31.6