Mon.Oct 07, 2019

Autonomous Vehicles Catering to Food

Food Logistics

The food and beverage industry is serving its markets with a variety of autonomous vehicles

Using Technology to Help Visually Impaired Warehouse Workers

Material Handling and Logistics

Zebra Technology customized the solutions for the company's visually-impaired workers with large characters, color coding and voice-directed picking

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Industry trends to watch

Fleet Owner

The trucking industry is always evolving. Sometimes the evolution is spurred on by internal developments and other times it’s external forces that bring about change. Speaking at a recent NationaLease meeting, Rob Garcia, senior vice president of su

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Why Final Mile Collaboration Yields Better Results

Cerasis

As explained by Supply Chain 24/7, consumers’ expectations for faster fulfillment continue to grow, and millennials specifically are willing to pay up to 30% more to get products faster. Unfortunately, this demands a seamless, efficient supply chain process.

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!

WABCO to provide Altec with active collision mitigation

Fleet Owner

WABCO says it will provide its advanced emergency braking system to Altec, a provider of products and services to the electric utility and other markets, for use with its medium-duty trucks. The OnGuardACTIVE radar-based active safety system from WA

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Tackling legal marijuana, HOS, infrastructure among ATA's priorities

Fleet Owner

SAN DIEGO – Chris Spear, president and CEO of American Trucking Associations, outlined the steps his group is undertaking to tackle a variety of current and emerging challenges. Speaking at ATA’s Management Conference & Exhibition, Spear announc

Supply Chain Analytics Solution

Material Handling and Logistics

Descartes Analytics is an advanced analysis and reporting solution designed to help users leverage data contained within Descartes’ solutions

Photos: ATA Management Conference & Exhibition opens

Fleet Owner

More than 2,000 trucking professionals are attending this fall’s ATA show in San Diego

How to avoid unexpected freight accessorials in shipping.

Freightquote

Unexpected freight accessorial charges are commonplace in LTL shipping, but they can be avoided. Learn more about freight accessorials, as well as what you need to know to make sure you are not charged unexpectedly

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Photos: ATA Management Conference & Exhibition opens

Fleet Owner

More than 2,000 trucking professionals are attending this fall’s ATA show in San Diego

How to Turn Data into Business Value

Talking Logistics

Companies have access to more data than ever before, but more data doesn’t automatically translate into more insights and business value. How do you go from data to business value? Why is data context important? How do you turn insights into action? Those are some of the key questions I discussed with Stephen Husk, Supply. Read more How to Turn Data into Business Value. The post How to Turn Data into Business Value appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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IHS explains U.S. manufacturing PMI survey divergences

Logistics Management

ISM data focus on larger multinationals, whereas IHS Markit polls a representative mix of company size

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SuperCool develops range of SuperSense Smart Solutions

Refrigerated Transporter

New technology helps reduce waste by improving standards, practices for transport, storage of refrigerated goods

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.

Cooper adds SmartWay-verified, long-haul Roadmaster steer tire

Fleet Owner

Cooper Tire’s Roadmaster brand recently added a new tire in its commercial long-haul lineup—the Roadmaster RM832 EM steer tire. The new tire is SmartWay verified and blends excellent fuel efficiency with long miles-to-removal due to 18/32nds of trea

Mack Anthem Extended Chassis Fairings Boost Efficiency

NGT News

Mack Trucks is enhancing its Anthem model’s fuel efficiency with the addition of an all-new extended chassis fairing option that seamlessly integrates with the truck’s existing fairings, directing air more smoothly around the rear axles to improve fuel efficiency by up to 0.5%.

What Is Bonded Cargo and Bonded Transport

ShipLilly

It can seem overwhelming at best to try and prepare paperwork properly, correctly package your materials, and follow every regulation set forth around the world by various controlling bodies.

Adaptation, Adoption, and Agility: An SMB’s 3-Step Approach to Digital Transformation Success

WorkWave

Time To Read: 5 minutes. By Marne Martin, CEO of WorkWave. Service companies of all kinds understand that business-as-usual is no longer possible.

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.

Miami-Dade Deploying 33 Heavy-Duty Electric Transit Buses

NGT News

Miami-Dade County is purchasing 33 40-foot Proterra Catalyst E2 electric buses with DuoPower drivetrain technology, along with up to 75 plug-in Proterra chargers. Proterra says this deal is its largest electric bus order on the East Coast.

Building Resilient Supply Chains Across a Volatile Business Landscape

Supply Chain Brain

Bad weather isn’t the only event that threatens the efficient operation of global supply chains

Change is Hard, but Coca-Cola Consolidated’s Real-time Visibility Solution Refreshes the Bottom Line

Logistics Viewpoints

Coca-Cola Consolidated implemented FourKites' real-time visibility solution. Change is hard, but real gains have been made in their supply chain operations. Brett Frankenberg, Senior Vice President of Product Supply Planning and Bottler Sales at Coca-Cola Consolidated described the journey at the FourKites user conference. The post Change is Hard, but Coca-Cola Consolidated’s Real-time Visibility Solution Refreshes the Bottom Line appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Mack supporting Breast Cancer Awareness with pink Anthem

Refrigerated Transporter

The “Pink Lady” is on display. Mack Trucks designed the pink Mack Anthem, nicknamed the Pink Lady by employees, in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which runs through Oct 31. The pink Anthem, featuring a pink painted Mack wordmark

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

STB issues NPRM focusing on railroad sector’s cost of capital

Logistics Management

The United States Surface Transportation Board (STB) recently issued a notice of proposed rulemaking focused on enhancing its methodology for determining the railroad industry’s cost of capital

Important Tips for Protecting Your IP from China

Fleet Owner

Attorney Fred Rocafort, who focuses on intellectual property worldwide, discusses with GlobalAutoIndustry.com the most serious IP-related risks faced by companies doing business in China

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False log! or: Another name for ‘7.2 miles South of Chaparral, N.M.’

Overdrive Online

Small fleet owner Leander Richmond's ongoing battle over a false-log violation that seems to stem from a dispute over just where '7.2 miles S of Chaparral, N.M." happens to be. While officers are human like the rest of us, he appreciates, "by the same token, once you’re handed proof that you screwed up, fix it and the world just keeps on spinning." If only.

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Oh So Spooky: Myths and Legends that Haunt Michigan

3PL Insights

Halloween is just around the corner! That means it is time for pumpkin-spiced lattes and spooky stories shared around the campfire. Evans Distribution Systems has been around for 90 years, we’re no stranger to the haunted characters that call our great state home.

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!