Wed.Oct 16, 2019

Trucking is vital – no matter the type

Fleet Owner

Lately much of the work we’ve been doing has been focused on regional haul, especially with all the effort involved in getting Run on Less Regional up and running. We have all learned a lot about the regional haul segment of the trucking industry pr

US-China Trade Conference: Timely and Relevant

Logistics Viewpoints

The US-China Trade Conference discussed implications of tariff increases, China production advantages, established supply chain capabilities, ASEAN alternatives, and strategies for mitigating any negative impacts from recent 301 tariff increases.

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The State of the Tactical Freight Market and What You Need to Know About It

Cerasis

The current freight market continues to ramp up in anticipation of the most active returns season of the year. The strong demand for more freight continues to grow, and consumers have divine expectations for the performance of supply chains.

How to deter drivers from using marijuana (and other drugs)

Fleet Owner

More than 1 in 5 Americans smoke marijuana. Fleets are finding new ways to make sure their drivers aren’t among them as science finds a way to test for marijuana intoxication

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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.

Fuel Fact Check: Consider More Than Just Greenhouse-Gas Emissions

NGT News

Fuel Fact Check: School busesClaim: Greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions are the only set of emissions to worry about. According to the U.S.

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Louisiana Clean Fuels Honors Fleets Across the State

NGT News

Louisiana Clean Fuels (LCF) announced the winners of the Clean Fuel Leader Awards on Wednesday evening, Oct. 9, at a welcome reception held in conjunction with the Clean Fuels Summit. LCF, a designated U.S.

US Retail Sales Unexpectedly Drop in Sign Consumer Shaky

Material Handling and Logistics

The surprise drop may indicate cracks are forming in the consumer spending that’s propped up economic growth in recent months

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N.J. School District Celebrates New EPA-Funded Gasoline and Propane Buses

NGT News

Toms River Regional School District in Toms River, N.J., has completed the purchase of 10 gasoline- and propane-powered school buses to replace older diesel buses, for which the district will receive $200,000 in rebates from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Schneider honored with 10th EPA SmartWay Excellence Award

Refrigerated Transporter

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently recognized Schneider for its commitment to green initiatives with its 10th SmartWay Excellence Award. The honor recognizes Schneider’s leadership in freight supply chain environmental performance

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!

GM, UAW hammer out details as signs suggest agreement near

Fleet Owner

(Bloomberg) – Labor talks between General Motors Co. and United Auto Workers leaders are pushing into Wednesday, inching toward a tentative agreement that could end a strike now in its fifth week. Negotiators are showing signs of progress: GM Chief

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Proterra Rolls out Multi-Dispenser Charger for Heavy-Duty Electric Fleets

NGT News

Proterra, a provider of heavy-duty electric transportation, has launched a multi-dispenser charging solution that enables Proterra charging systems to have multiple low-profile charging dispensers paired with a single power control system (PCS).

Trucking & Freight Markets 360° - Trucking Freight Futures

Logistics Management

Regardless of whether a market participant ever uses binding forward and/or trucking freight futures, it will need to stay current on the pricing trends in both the trucking forward and freight futures markets as spot market rates in their lanes will be affected by both. This new section was designed to help logistics professionals stay ahead of these new realities

Tyrata adds drive-over system for measuring tire tread depth

Refrigerated Transporter

Tyrata, a tire sensor and data management company, recently expanded its IntelliTread tire tread wear sensor platform to include a low-profile drive-over system. The IntelliTread Drive-Over-System (DOS) provides actionable data regarding tire tread

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Tips for doing business in China

ShipLilly

China remains one of the most critical global markets with its 1.3 billion people, the largest in the entire world for a single country. Not only is China outstandingly populous, but it also has a vast consumer base with an economy with a nominal GDP of 14.242 trillion dollars.

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Tyrata adds drive-over system for measuring tire tread depth

Refrigerated Transporter

Tyrata, a tire sensor and data management company, recently expanded its IntelliTread tire tread wear sensor platform to include a low-profile drive-over system. The IntelliTread Drive-Over-System (DOS) provides actionable data regarding tire tread

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Trucking & Freight Markets 360° - Spot Market

Logistics Management

Regardless of whether a market participant ever uses binding forward and/or trucking freight futures, it will need to stay current on the pricing trends in both the trucking forward and freight futures markets as spot market rates in their lanes will be affected by both. This new section was designed to help logistics professionals stay ahead of these new realities

The Path to and Benefits of a Zero Waste Supply Chain

Morai Logistics

Sustainability is becoming increasingly important in supply chains—here’s why a zero waste supply chain is not only realistic but beneficial. . In recent years the expectation for companies to have supply chains that are sustainable has grown considerably. As a result, many have started making pledges and commitments outlining their transition to greener supply chains. Major companies like Nestle , Coca-Cola, and Unilever have all done so to varying degrees already.

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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!

CDL drug and alcohol clearinghouse database expected to tighten driver supply

Logistics Management

After nearly two decades, the federal government is finally close to establishing the first national database of drug and alcohol-impaired truck drivers

AOBRD-to-ELD — absent new reg/legislative action, ‘soft enforcement’ not happening

Overdrive Online

With the final ELD mandate deadline coming up Dec. 17, no “soft enforcement” period is in the offing -- "nobody's really talking about it," says Collin Mooney, executive director of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance. Uncategorized AOBRDs Collin Mooney CVSA deadlines ELDs electronic logs hard enforcement soft enforcement

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“Who’s Who in Logistics” release coincides with 3PL Value Creation Summit

Logistics Management

For the seventh consecutive year, the consultancy Armstrong & Associates (A&A) is staging its 3PL Value Creation North America Summit in Chicago this week

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USPS Announces 2020 Postage Rate Increase

247 Customs Broker

The U.S. Postal Service has proposed new postage rates to be implemented on Sunday, January 26, 2020, subject to approval by the Postal Regulatory Commission… The post USPS Announces 2020 Postage Rate Increase appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

The farmers fighting food waste in Uganda

World Food Programme Logistics

The farmers fighting food loss in Uganda Training in handling harvests to reduce spoiling is ushering subsistence farming towards agribusiness Members of the Akumuklire Outgrowers’ Society in Pakanyi outside their community warehouse.

Volga-Dnepr helps control Ebola virus outbreak

247 Customs Broker

Volga-Dnepr Group has assisted the Merieux Foundation’s efforts to control the Ebola virus outbreak by flying mobile bio-medical laboratories. An Antonov AN-124-100 was positioned at… The post Volga-Dnepr helps control Ebola virus outbreak appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

When rains are a curse, not a blessing

World Food Programme Logistics

Reporting by Abdulaziz Abdulmomin , Editing by Belinda Popovska The World Food Programme (WFP) mobilized its emergency team to support flood victims across Sudan; using heavy-duty trucks to move food stocks to affected areas.

Technological Innovations in the Supply Chain. What You Need to Know.

247 Customs Broker

This article was written by Michael L Schoenfeld, Senior Vice President, Head of Contract Logistics- USA, DB Schenker, and appeared in Logistics Tech Outlook. To… The post Technological Innovations in the Supply Chain. What You Need to Know. appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.