Mon.May 09, 2022

Going Beyond the TMS Status Quo

Talking Logistics

There has been dramatic change in supply chain and logistics markets, requirements and procedures over the past 10-20 years.

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Surprise Surplus Capacity? Making Sense of the 2022 Refrigerated Capacity Market

Food Logistics

By remaining agile and keenly tuned into developments in the refrigerated food supply chain, shippers can both successfully navigate immediate capacity challenges and build a more sophisticated infrastructure. Transportation / Cold Chain

Shippers Brace for Shanghai Lockdowns to Affect U.S. Port Imports in Q2 and Q3

MTS Logistics

There is an uneasy calm before the storm. The total container volume of the Port of Shanghai decreased significantly in April as U.S. West Coast ports prepare for the import season.

How to Optimize Your Supply Chain in Times of Disruption

Disruptions expose gaps in the supply chain and amplify problems. What can be done? Research by GEP and North Carolina State University shows how tech can fix the gaps and ensure supply chain resilience and optimization. Download now!

Orange EV’s New Electric Yard Truck Helps Haul Heavy-Duty Loads

NGT News

Orange EV, a zero-emission truck manufacturer in the United States, has released its new Model Year 2022 e-TRIEVER. The e-TRIEVER builds upon the T-Series’ foundation while meeting the needs of heavy-duty, goods movement operations.

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BAE Adapts Electric Drive System to Heavy-Duty Industrial EV Market

NGT News

Electric propulsion company BAE Systems is bringing its next-generation power and propulsion technology to the heavy-duty industrial vehicle market.

Port Tracker report calls for strong volumes in the summer months

Logistics Management

Solo AVT Offers Range of 500+ Miles with New SD1 Autonomous Truck

NGT News

Solo Advanced Vehicle Technologies (Solo AVT), a vehicle hardware company in the freight transportation industry, has revealed the design and specifications of the SD1, its long-haul battery-electric Class 8 truck tailored specifically for autonomous driving.

Shipping Freight Rates: Spot or Contract?

Trinity Logistics

Managing transportation costs is a top challenge for shippers, while another challenge that goes in hand is sourcing consistent and reliable capacity. Here enters the contract and spot markets. Which one is best? Which has better shipping freight rates?

The Easiest Platform to Manage Shipments

Access Uber Freight’s network of more than 100,000 carriers, generate instant quotes, get competitive rates, tender loads in seconds, automate manual workflows, and track end-to-end load status from any device with this easy-to-use shipper platform.

Principal Solar, Triad Pro Commit to EV Energy Storage Solution Research

NGT News

Principal Solar Inc., an investor in organizations and technologies that support next-generation opportunities in traditional, renewable and clean energy sectors, has executed a definitive research and development agreement with Triad Pro Innovators Inc.

More Than Half U.S. Firms in China See Lockdowns Hitting Revenue

Supply Chain Brain

China’s stringent Covid Zero strategy has damaged foreign businesses’ confidence, with U.S. firms in the country slashing investments and lowering revenue projections as lockdowns hit operations and supply chains

XL Fleet Debuts First Refuse EV Truck with Curbtender

NGT News

XL Fleet Corp. has unveiled its first all-electric pre-series unit on the Curbtender Quantum refuse truck. The electric vehicle (EV) was developed in collaboration with Curbtender Inc., utilizing a Ford F-600 chassis. Curbtender focuses on under CDL refuse trucks and automated side loader collection.

Allianz Warns of Car Ship Pain After 4,000 Vehicles Lost at Sea

Supply Chain Brain

Car-shipping incidents have become a major cause of loss for the insurance industry, according to a report

Top 5 Supply Chain Processes That Need Better Collaboration Right Now

A lack of collaboration is a leading cause of supply chain headaches. GEP offers 5 remedies to ease your pain. Download this guide for must-have tools and processes for better supplier interactions.

Lightning eMotors, Perrone Robotics Work on Autonomous Commercial EV

NGT News

Lightning eMotors and Perrone Robotics have partnered to offer Class 3 – 7 commercial fleet customers self-driving, electric vehicle (EV) options that can be deployed for a wide range of dedicated uses.

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Watch: Megatrends in Material Handling

Supply Chain Brain

Flexible automation, labor augmentation and longer lead times for project delivery are among the major trends in material handling, says Christian Dow, executive vice president of leadership and membership at MHI

Gilbarco Veeder-Root, PDC Machines Partner on Hydrogen Gas Compressor Tech

NGT News

Gilbarco Veeder-Root (GVR) has signed a strategic technology partnership with PDC Machines to bring hydrogen refueling solutions to the market.

Supply Disruptions and How to Respond | PLS Logistics Services

PLS Logistics

Supply chain disruptions have become commonplace in a perfect storm of events. Fewer workers, overwhelmed warehouses, and the pandemic have contributed to the current issues.

Market Insights Report: Top Trends for 2022 Planning and Beyond

The freight report you need for insights into where the industry is headed and how to stay resilient in 2022.

FreightWaves’ National Trucking Index is the fastest, most accurate way to measure U.S. trucking activity

FreightWaves SONAR

FreightWaves released the National Trucking Index ( NTI ) today, providing a benchmark that is dedicated to measuring the direction of the domestic truckload market. The NTI is a seven-day moving average of spot rates that measures the U.S. for-hire, over-the-road dry van trucking market.

Yodel Partners with Trimble Maps to Increase Driver Efficiency & Customer Satisfaction

Trimble

Yodel is one of the UK’s leading independent parcel carriers and delivers millions of parcels each week from more than 50 sites across the UK, and has Integrated Trimble Maps routing technology. route optimisation yodel

Prepping for Peak: How to Level-Up Your CX Strategy This Holiday Season

Supply Chain Brain

The historically predictable supply chain no longer functions as it did in the past. Retailers and shippers must adapt their strategy to ensure they get the right product, to the right place at the right time to meet the high expectations of customers

Airbus Heads up Flying Taxi Initiative

IoT World Today

Airbus is heading up a new initiative in Germany that could ultimately lead to flying taxis taking to the skies.

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GEP Outlook 2022

The GEP Outlook 2022 report explores global business trends and features seven critical leadership themes that will help you proactively prepare for and power through the challenges ahead.

Will Truckers’ Protests Be the Thing That Finally Breaks Supply Chains?

Supply Chain Brain

The slew of protests earlier this year by U.S. and Canadian truckers against COVID-19 protection measures caused some annoying traffic jams in a handful of cities. But whether they signal a serious, long-term threat to an already-challenged supply chain is questionable

Norlat launches breakbulk service to USA

Logistics Business Magazine

Neustädter Hafen remains an important hub for breakbulk transports to North America: Norlat Shipping Ltd. AS, headquartered in Sarpsborg, Norway, has announced the launch of a regular service from Bremen to ports on the US East coast and in the Gulf of Mexico.

Mercedes’ Drive Pilot Self-Driving Tech Available

IoT World Today

Mercedes’ Level 3 self-driving tech will be available for customers in Germany to order this week. The Drive Pilot system will be offered as a cost option on the S-Class and electric EQS starting Tuesday, May 17. .

Freight Conference Enlightenment

Logistics Business Magazine

Last week’s World of Freight Summit in Vienna, attended by Publisher David Priestman, featured two days of panel discussions covering the major current topics.

The Digital Levers You Need to Achieve Sustainable Cost Reduction

For supply chain and procurement pros, cost reduction is is a top priority today. This timely new paper from GEP explores powerful and effective digital levers that can help you to slash costs and create more value for the business. Read it now.