Mon.Dec 04, 2023

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Financial Predator vs Partner with Bharath Krisnamoorthy

The Logistics of Logistics

Bharath Krisnamoorthy and Joe Lynch discuss financial predator vs partner. Bharath (“B”) is CEO and Co-founder of Denim , an all-in-one financial services platform rapidly disrupting the $250 billion freight intermediary market. About Bharath Krishnamoorthy Bharath Krishnamoorthy is CEO and co-founder of Denim , a freight financial partner that processes over $1 million daily.

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State of the Industry: Top 10 Trends to Shape Cold Food Chain in 2024

Food Logistics

With the help of some supply chain visibility, sustainable measures, more focus on people and the ability to pivot at a moment’s notice, 2024 is anyone’s and everyone’s game to succeed.

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Top Transportation Technology Trends

Logistics Viewpoints

Transportation Technology Maturity Curve This is the time of year when industry analysts and technology pundits make predictions about the future. McKinsey & Company, a worldwide management consulting firm, has done the same. However, their predictions are based, in part, on a survey of more than 250 global shippers and logistic service providers.

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Top 10 Trends to Shape Cold Food Chain in 2024

Food Logistics

With the help of some supply chain visibility, sustainable measures, more focus on people and the ability to pivot at a moment’s notice, 2024 is anyone’s and everyone’s game to succeed.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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Going Beyond the Hype: Successful AI in Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

When it comes to Artificial Intelligence, many companies are still in the learning phase. They’re trying to understand the technology landscape and what’s possible, but it’s a bit challenging because everything is evolving so fast. At the moment, the buzz and hype are centered on Generative AI, thanks in large part to the November 2022. Read more The post Going Beyond the Hype: Successful AI in Supply Chain Management appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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How Apparel and Retail Companies Are Implementing Intelligent Returns

Supply Chain Brain

With the help of data analysis and intelligent systems, companies are able to more efficiently manage product returns, repairs, recycling and other processes

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Electric-truck purchase incentives: Challenges for small fleets

Overdrive Online

While small fleets are by and large excluded from current "zero-emission" transition requirements in California and elsewhere, funding exists for those looking to be proactive. At once, taking advantage of those incentives could be difficult.

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Is Artificial Intelligence a Solution for Modern Slavery?

Supply Chain Brain

How humans can partner with AI to tackle the pressing societal issue of slavery, for a more resilient and sustainable global supply chain.

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Ongoing Panama Canal Drought Conditions Likely to Drive Further Surcharges

MTS Logistics

The ongoing drought conditions in the Panama Canal, the worst in 73 years, is disrupting the number of daily transits in the canal. The normal level of transits per day is around 30 to 40 vessels. The Panama Canal Authority plans to cut down the number of guaranteed booking slots to 18 by February 2024. In response, ocean carriers are rerouting vessels and cancelling sailings.

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Rethinking Direct Materials Sourcing: The Tools You Need To Manage Costs, Risks and Sustainability

Direct materials sourcing is evolving, with procurement now tasked not only with cost efficiency but managing sustainability and risk management. The environment is marked by heightened demand and expectations, compounded by challenges such as rising input prices, supply chain disruptions and geopolitical tensions. While some embrace cutting-edge tools like AI and blockchain for global trade functions, others lag in technology adoption.

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Panama Chaos Grows as U.S. Diesel Shippers Bypass Canal

Supply Chain Brain

In the past, such delays tended to be related to maintenance work, and, as such, were mostly short-lived, but there is little relief in sight in the months ahead.

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The 'exit interviews': Overdrive's 2023 Truckers of the Year

Overdrive Online

This Overdrive Radio roundtable, the first two of sets of talks featuring Trucker of the Year semi-finalists, focused on the year just passed -- the challenges faced, and just how the businesses chose to overcome.

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Hungary Plans to Build €6B Dubai-Style Budapest District

Supply Chain Brain

Prime Minister Viktor Orban has mandated the construction of a major project reminiscent of Dubai in terms of its grandeur.

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Top Logistics Management Software for the Transportation and Logistics Industry

Loginext

Dive into the dynamic world of the Transportation and Logistics Industry, unravel the challenges, explore innovative solutions, and witness a transformation in supply chain dynamics using LogiNext. Discover how our Logistics Management Software can elevate your logistics game and have positive ROI. The post Top Logistics Management Software for the Transportation and Logistics Industry appeared first on loginextsolutions.com.

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How to Conduct Workplace Incident Investigations to Create Safer Workplaces

This white paper provides a comprehensive overview of global workplace incident trends, focusing on the top three biases leading to such incidents. It also highlights the significance of CSA Z1005 as a risk management standard and outlines the ROI of thorough incident investigations, covering emergency response to post-incident interviews. Additionally, it introduces an Investigation Evidence Gathering Matrix.

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Europe, U.K. Lag in Race for Electric Car Battery Raw Materials

Supply Chain Brain

Tesla in the U.S. and China’s BYD are significantly ahead of many of their European rivals in securing access to key raw materials.

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7 Reasons to Outsource Returns

Ship Monk

As your ecommerce businesses powers through the peak shopping season, it’s easy to forget there’s one more peak to climb. “Let’s hear it for peak return season!” said nobody, ever. But it’ll be upon us before we know it. The week after Christmas typically sees the largest number of returns, around 17.9% of total holiday sales in 2022. That’s a whopping $171 billion out of a total of $960 billion U.S. holiday sales last year, according to the National Retail Federation.

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'Clean Truck Express' Lane To Open at Pier 400 Los Angeles

Supply Chain Brain

APM says new priority lane incentivizes environmental stewardship while enhancing customers’ operational efficiency.

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Inventory Management Excellence: Some Companies to Learn From

Logistics Bureau

Inventory management is a crucial aspect of supply chain management, and effective strategies can help businesses reduce costs, improve customer service, and increase profits. But what does a great inventory management strategy look like? The answer depends, of course, on your company’s objectives and, particularly, on your customer service promises.

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GEP Outlook Report 2024

Procurement and supply chain leaders have faced their share of disruption and economic turmoil these past four years. Whether from geopolitical tensions or the havoc caused by the pandemic and its aftershocks, plenty of challenges remain. Despite this, leaders are seeing a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel — inflation is decreasing, interest rates are leveling off and supply chain volatility is easing.

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Designing Conveyor Systems With Simulation Software

Supply Chain Brain

Conveyors play a key role in the endless quest by distributors and manufacturers for improved efficiency and productivity. So it should come as no surprise that the logistics sector would be drawn to modern-day conveyor systems simulation software.

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Over 1,000 Cemex HD Trucks Operate Using Lower-Carbon Fuels

NGT News

Cemex announced that it now has over 1,000 heavy-duty trucks powered with lower-carbon fuels as part of a comprehensive transition strategy seeking to decarbonize its global fleet. This initiative is part of the company’s flagship Future in Action program to become a net-zero CO2 company by 2050. The company has made significant investments over the […] The post Over 1,000 Cemex HD Trucks Operate Using Lower-Carbon Fuels appeared first on NGT News.

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Peak Season Efficiency with Mobile Label Printing

Logistics Business Magazine

Peak season is a chaotic and profitable time for the majority of retailers and wider value chain. Websites and ecommerce engines need to be fully functioning, able to accept orders and fulfil deliveries – and warehouses and fulfilment centres need to be ready to meet customers’ delivery needs fast. Alongside this, last mile delivery operators need to ensure they have the right processes and systems in place to ship goods on time.

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Volvo Trucks Expands EV Dealer Network with Five Vanguard Locations

NGT News

Volvo Trucks North America says Vanguard Truck Centers has completed its Volvo Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer program at five locations — Phoenix, Ariz.; Atlanta, Ga. (Forest Park); Charlotte, N.C.; and Austin and Houston, Texas — to provide comprehensive sales and service support for customers’ electromobility journeys. With the addition of Vanguard’s five locations, […] The post Volvo Trucks Expands EV Dealer Network with Five Vanguard Locations appeared first on NGT News.

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Brick & Mortar Retail Relevance: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

Let's set the record straight: in-store retail isn't dead - it's evolving! Faced with the digital age and the demands of omnichannel shopping, some retailers are thriving while others are struggling to adapt. Join Jay Black in this exclusive session as he explores the strategies that set successful stores apart, including: Crafting unique and unforgettable in-store experiences 🛍️ Mastering the art of retail demands 🛒 Navigating inventory challenges in today's climate 📦 an

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Dashboard Displays Warehouse Data

Logistics Business Magazine

Logistics providers need to process large quantities of warehouse data every day to control their material flow efficiently. The German Fressnapf Group supplies more than 1,800 branches and regional warehouses in eleven European countries from its central warehouse in Krefeld. This requires efficient, forward-looking warehouse management. That’s why Europe’s market leader in pet supplies places its trust in both the LFS warehouse management system and the Timesquare supply chain control tower by

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Universal EV Chargers Wins NEVI Grants to Boost Charging Infrastructure

NGT News

Universal EV Chargers LLC has been awarded significant funding through the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) program to bolster electric vehicle charging infrastructure in Pennsylvania and Kentucky. The NEVI program, established by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), aims to foster the development and expansion of zero-emission vehicle charging and refueling infrastructure […] The post Universal EV Chargers Wins NEVI Grants to

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Material Handling at Latin America’s Largest Port

Logistics Business Magazine

Konecranes delivered 7 forklifts and 2 gantry cranes to Eldorado Brasil’s new cellulose terminal in Port of Santos in Q3 2023, completing an order that also involved joint planning and consulting on the layout of the terminal to ensure Eldorado gets the best business return for its major investment. Eldorado Brasil’s new terminal in Port of Santos, Latin America’s largest port, is designed to process 3,000,000 tons of pulp bales annually – or close to 8,300 tons daily by rail and truck.

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Incentive Program Offers Rebate to Vicinity VMC 1200 Buyers in Quebec

NGT News

Vicinity Motor Corp., a North American supplier of commercial electric vehicles, has been approved by the Quebec Ministry of Transport and Sustainable Mobility in Canada for the VMC 1200 to be included in its Écocamionnage Program to incentivize the electrification of the commercial freight and heavy vehicle transportation industry. The Écocamionnage Program aims to reduce […] The post Incentive Program Offers Rebate to Vicinity VMC 1200 Buyers in Quebec appeared first on NGT News.

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GEP Spend Category Outlook 2024

Your Roadmap to Smarter Spend Management in 2024 Geopolitical, economic and supply chain challenges will stick around in 2024, but don’t despair. There are strategic opportunities to leverage AI-powered technology and digital toolsets to overcome these hurdles more effectively. GEP experts in nearly two dozen critical categories guide you in the right direction in our annual comprehensive resource — GEP Spend Category Outlook 2024.

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Reduction in Non-fault Claims with AI

Logistics Business Magazine

International haulage firm Roelofs Transport has been working with Samsara, a pioneer of the Connected Operations Cloud, to digitise its operations as it continues to grow. By implementing Samsara’s Dual-Facing AI-powered dash cams, Mobile Experience Management and Fleet Telematics, Roelofs Transport has real-time visibility into its operations and is managing its fleet more safely and efficiently.

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Using ERP for flexible manufacturing

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Traditional manufacturing favored long production runs of the same product because retooling machines to produce different products could cost time and resources, and waste capacity. In 21st-century manufacturing, however, long production runs are no longer valid. Capacity takes a back seat to production flexibility as the key performance indicator for factory managers.

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Small Businesses Thrive at Logistics Park

Logistics Business Magazine

SEGRO has welcomed three new customers to its logistics park in Rainham, as it continues to meet strong demand for well-located and modern industrial space in East London. The businesses will be located in the development’s Enterprise Quarter which provides industrial space designed to enable small businesses to thrive and grow. Star Batteries, a newly formed business that provides high quality power units to the automotive industry, has agreed a lease for a 1,115 sq ft unit.