Thu.Jun 17, 2021

How To Attract and Retain Truck Drivers in a Hot Freight Market

Blue Grace Logistics

What’s covered in this article: The negative impacts of Covid-19 on the trucking industry. The continuous driver shortage and potential solutions . Ways to improve practices in the trucking profession. Technological advances in trucking. The global scarcity of professional truck drivers is evident.

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Transforming the Supply Chain Using AI with Max Versace

The Logistics of Logistics

Transforming the Supply Chain Using AI with Max Versace. Max Versace and Joe Lynch talk about transforming the supply chain using AI. Max focuses on making AI more useful in real-world applications, especially in the manufacturing supply chain and industrial industry. About Max Versace.


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eCommerce Companies: Are You Tracking the Right Fulfillment Metrics?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Your online store is pulling in a ton of sales. Great! But are you getting your orders where they need to go quickly, accurately and cost-effectively? Is your fulfillment program enhancing or dragging down customer satisfaction and company profitability? Warehouse KPI

1988 Freightliner boasts rare custom big bunk

Overdrive Online

Catch views and hear details of Vermont-based Robert Davis' 1988 Freightliner, which he uses to haul cheese. Custom Rigs


New Supply Chain Design Software Benefits Calculator

Curious how much can you potentially save by optimizing your supply chain network? Our benefits calculator helps you find out.

Contractor Management Technology Set to Help Cut National Driver Shortage

Food Logistics

New drivers are added daily to IC Recruit, where companies can search by vehicle type and states where they need delivery services. Transportation / Trucking

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Becoming (and staying) a shipper of choice in a volatile market

The Supply Chain Journal

Capacity levels are strained and reaching all-time historical tightness. Today, carriers are in high demand and have more choices on which organizations to work with than ever before.

LTL Sector Reaching ‘Turning Point’ For Carriers, Shippers

Blue Grace Logistics

By William B. Cassidy | The Journal of Commerce. Published June 16, 2021.

The Last Mile – It's Complicated

Food Logistics

There are a growing number of options for last-mile and technology services. Understand your options, and most importantly, be sure your supply chain is adaptable and can withstand sudden changes. Transportation / Last-Mile

Xeneta providing rate transparency in turbulent ocean freight market

The Supply Chain Journal

Xeneta co-founder and CEO Patrik Berglund said providing ocean freight rate transparency is more important now than ever. “In In today’s [pricing] market, this spread is the most I’ve ever seen in my entire career. In this industry, it’s flabbergasting to see that.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

The fight to find new customers and retain existing ones is the biggest business challenge for many companies. Technology will continue to play a part in fostering buyer allegiance and building brands in the “new normal.” In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

CPG companies can benefit from real-time data to offset rising transportation costs

FreightWaves SONAR

Inflation, inflation, inflation!

The Hyliion story with founder and CEO Thomas Healy

The Supply Chain Journal

On this episode of FreightWaves Insiders, Dooner catches up with Hyliion founder and CEO Thomas Healy to get the inside story on Hyliion and Healy’s career journey.


Hopium Debuts Rolling Prototype of Machina Hydrogen-Powered Sedan

NGT News

Hopium, a French manufacturer of hydrogen-powered sedans, unveiled its first rolling prototype during the Viva Technology event in Paris this week.

Vessel group rejects allegations of threats against US exporters

The Supply Chain Journal

exporters should not fear payback from container lines if they complain to the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) about excessive cargo fees or canceled contracts, according to the carriers’ representative in Washington. “I

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

H2FA Developing Modular Hydrogen Fuel Generation and Refueling Capabilities

NGT News

Hydrogen Fuels Australia (H2FA) is launching Australia’s first modular hydrogen production and integrated fuel-cell EV refueling operation at its greenfield facility in Truganina, near Laverton, Victoria.

Safety expert reflects on emotional toll of truck accident

The Supply Chain Journal

One mistake behind the wheel can lead to devastating consequences to you and those around you. Semi truck accidents are unfortunately a common occurrence on our nation’s highways.

Ford Acquisition Eyes EV Charging Management and Fleet Monitoring

NGT News

Ford is acquiring Electriphi, a California-based provider of charging management and fleet monitoring software for electric vehicles.

Problematic vaccine plant still lacks approval after some doses cleared

The Supply Chain Journal

The news: A problematic Maryland vaccine plant making Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine still doesn’t have regulatory approvals , even after the Food and Drug Administration declared several batches from the plant were safe.

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Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions.

Workhorse Going At USPS for Next Generation Delivery Vehicle Contract Snub

NGT News

Workhorse Group Inc. has filed a formal complaint with the United States Federal Court of Claims protesting the award of the United States Postal Service Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (USPS NGDV) contract to Oshkosh Defense, a competing finalist.

Predicting your future workforce — Taking the Hire Road

The Supply Chain Journal

On this week’s episode of Taking the Hire Road, DriverReach founder and CEO Jeremy Reymer welcomed Mark Tinney, president and CEO of JOBehaviors , an analytics provider that helps identify the best candidates for your company. The two discuss how to utilize behavioral analytics in hiring strategies.

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What Shippers Need to Know About the Digitization of Freight Rates


Editor’s note: Today’s article was contributed by Virgil Ferreira, Chief Operating Officer, Rate Management at Magaya. With more than 15 years of experience in the logistics technology industry, Virgil brings a wealth of knowledge to his role.

C.H. Robinson seeks to make 9th Circuit fall guy in liability fight

The Supply Chain Journal

Freight brokerage giant C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. NASDAQ:CHRW) faces an uphill battle convincing the U.S. Supreme Court to settle the issue of broker liability for damages resulting from accidents involving a trucker hired by the broker but purportedly not under the broker’s employ or control.

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

28 Forklift Manufacturers: The Complete List


This is the complete list of forklift manufacturers. We’ve compiled 28 forklift companies from around the world to create this list. In this post, you'll learn: Each company's history. The types of forklifts they produce. Where they're located. Let's dive in! Table of Contents.

Report: Cargo part of solution mix for airline deleveraging

The Supply Chain Journal

Full-service airlines, hamstrung by large debt incurred to survive the pandemic financial crisis and minimal recovery of the lucrative corporate travel segment, need to reevaluate their business models, as well as fleet and finance strategies, to return to growth mode, according to Alix Partners.

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Choosing a Last Mile Carrier | What to Consider


There is little argument needed to convince shippers today that consumer buying behaviors have changed, and the industry focus has shifted to last mile carrier services.

8VC files for two new funds, intends to raise over $1B

The Supply Chain Journal

Austin, Texas-based 8VC, a venture firm within the logistics industry, has submitted filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for two new venture capital funds this week. The funds, 8VC Opportunities Fund II L.P. and 8VC Fund IV L.P.,

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.