Mon.Mar 01, 2021

Are You Doing eCommerce Fulfillment Yet?

Camelot 3PL Software

Over the past 12 months, online purchasing has increased rapidly – up 32% in 2020 over 2019 which was not anticipated to hit these levels until 2025. We are well ahead of the anticipated growth of this market transformation.

The Way Forward in Transportation Management

Talking Logistics

In case you were in any doubt, this past year taught us that the rules for success moving forward won’t be the same as those from the past. This is particularly true in transportation management.

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Philip Morris International’s Pivot to Smoke-Free Products Complicates their Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

The Introduction of Smokeless Tobacco Products Complicated Philip Morris’s Supply Chain. The tobacco industry is changing. Traditionally, the industry has been stable.

Murray Introduces Bill to Electrify Nation’s School Bus Fleet

NGT News

Patty Murray, D-Wash., the chair of the Senate Education and Health Committee, has joined Sen. Catherine Cortez-Masto, D-Nev., and Reps. Jahana Hayes, D-Conn., and Tony Cárdenas, D-Calif., to introduce the Clean School Bus Act.

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.

The biggest challenges in asset-based trucking to overcome in 2021

FreightWaves SONAR

Asset-based trucking leads to several inevitable challenges. These challenges frequently leave shippers and logistic service providers (LSPs) scratching their heads. These challenges may appear overwhelming, but shippers and LSPs can combat them by knowing the driving forces behind them.

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The Impact of New E-Commerce Shopping Behaviors

Supply Chain Brain

A mass movement from traditional brick-and-mortar shopping methods toward more online activity was inevitable, and already in process, but the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the transformation

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Why are U.S. truck stops so much better than Canada’s?

Truck News

There has been a lot of talk lately about the sad state, or access to washrooms for truck drivers in Canada. It is a huge problem but it doesn’t end there. Nor does it start there. I was thinking about this as I bounced across our Trans-Canada highway the other day. So, I asked some […].

Optimize Your E-commerce Returns Strategy With Real-Time Data

GlobalTranz

To reap the rewards of a data-driven e-commerce returns strategy, logistics leaders should follow these steps: Keep all stakeholders working together and sharing the right information with related communications via API-integrated systems.

Smaller E-Tailers Weigh Pros and Cons of Fulfillment by Amazon

Supply Chain Brain

Amazon.com, Inc.’s ’s nationwide network of giant fulfillment centers offers sellers an unmatched resource for processing and shipping e-commerce orders to buyers. But it’s not the only game in town

What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

Cielo Waste Solutions Secures First Significant Sale of Renwable Fuels

NGT News

Cielo Waste Solutions says it has made its first significant sale of renewable fuels, with a purchase commitment for 238,000 gallons of renewable diesel at $1.32 per liter for an aggregate purchase price of $1.19 million.

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Heading off the diesel aftertreatment demons – don’t let fear of high costs distract you from basic maintenance

Overdrive Online

Let’s talk about emissions maintenance – the demons howl at you in the form of warning lights on the dash or, worse, a repair bill you weren’t expecting well into the four figures and, sometimes, five figures. Here's how to tame them. Overdrive Extra

HERstory: First Female Truck Driver

Women in Trucking

Photo: Transportation History. Driver Perspective

First hit trucker song targeted drivers where they relaxed and channeled road woes

Overdrive Online

Louisianan Ted Daffan visited honky-tonks frequented by truck drivers to help write his 1939 hit "Truck Driver's Blues." Find more about what's believed to be the first national hit of a trucking song in this Songs of the Highway special-edition podcast. Trucking History

The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.

China’s Tech Revolution Aims to Cut Dependence on West

Supply Chain Brain

For U.S. politicians, China’s potential to dominate sensitive cutting-edge technologies poses one of the biggest geopolitical threats of the next few decades. President Xi Jinping is similarly worried the U.S. will block China’s rise, and is unveiling plans for greater self-sufficiency

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Heading off the diesel aftertreatment demons – don’t let fear of high costs distract you from basic maintenance

Overdrive Online

Let’s talk about emissions maintenance – the demons howl at you in the form of warning lights on the dash or, worse, a repair bill you weren’t expecting well into the four figures and, sometimes, five figures. Here's how to tame them. Overdrive Extra

LOST AT SEA: Protecting Your Shipments with Marine Insurance

Trans Global Auto Logistics

Imagine shipping a vehicle to a destination across the Pacific Ocean. All seems well until you turn on the news and see this story. Cargo ship ONE Apus loses more than 1,800 containers in Pacific storm.”. You suddenly panic when you realize that your vehicle could be at the bottom of the ocean.

Heading off the diesel aftertreatment demons – don’t let fear of high costs distract you from basic maintenance

Overdrive Online

Let’s talk about emissions maintenance – the demons howl at you in the form of warning lights on the dash or, worse, a repair bill you weren’t expecting well into the four figures and, sometimes, five figures. Here's how to tame them. Overdrive Extra

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

Just as the tech industry revolves around innovation, so does technical recruiting. To advance their career by attracting top candidates in a competitive landscape, modern recruiters must commit to actively adapting and advancing their hiring strategies. This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

Viatec SmartPTO Receives HVIP Eligibility

NGT News

Viatec says its SmartPTO is now incentive eligible under the California Air Resources Board’s Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP). The incentive project was launched to accelerate the adoption of cleaner, more efficient trucks and buses.

DataQs improvement trial nears, but lingering problems bother industry

Overdrive Online

Two trucking and law enforcement reps shared loads of mutual respect during a webcast discussion on DataQs, but the fleet executive, Chris Haney, left no doubt about concerns shared by many over the seriousness of CSA's “unintended consequences.”. Regulations

Kenworth T680E Battery-Electric Now HVIP-Approved

NGT News

The new Kenworth T680E battery-electric vehicle is now available and qualifies for a $120,000 voucher incentive available to qualifying California purchasers from the California Air Resources Board (CARB).

SONAR Indices & Insights: Use FreightWaves’ Scientific tickers to backtest predicted linehaul spot rates actual rates

FreightWaves SONAR

IMAGE ABOVE : FWS.USA (Dry van) compared to FWSR.USA (Reefer): FreightWaves Scientific Van Rate Per Mile Current Day Rate Ticker).

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Get More Help With Merchant Onboarding and Get Payments Going Your Way

Software companies are increasingly looking to move up in the payments food chain and play a bigger role. This whitepaper discusses where you'll fit in the chain, your cut of the revenue, and the benefits of becoming a payment facilitator.

Westport Fuel Systems: Hydrogen Presents Compelling Long-Haul Solution

NGT News

Westport Fuel Systems Inc.,

Watch: How Brexit Caught Logistics Leaders by Surprise

Supply Chain Brain

Susan Boylan, director analyst in the Logistics Strategy and Operations Team of Gartner, Inc., describes the key changes in tariffs, immigration rules and customs clearance procedures that U.K. logistics providers are grappling with right now as a result of Brexit

Daimler Truck AG, Volvo Group Form cellcentric Joint Venture

NGT News

Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group have completed the transaction to form their previously announced fuel cell joint venture. The Volvo Group has acquired 50% of the partnership interests in the existing Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG for approximately €0.6

Direct Sales Delivery:How 3PL can help

20Cube Logistics

The distribution process in supply chain logistics is a complex process. Even though it seems simple from outside, there are a lot of parameters that have to be considered, like on time delivery, theft and loss measures and many more.

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Webinar On-Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.