Mon.Jan 20, 2020

Here’s How to Keep Snow and Ice Off Trucks

Cerasis

If you’re a trucker who often works in cold environments, you know how difficult operations are in those conditions. To make matters worse, the snow and ice that pile up on your rig pose an immense danger to the cars behind and around you.

What is an Importer Security Filing (ISF)?

MTS Logistics

Before merchandise arriving by vessel can be imported into the U.S., the “Importer Security Filing (ISF) Importer” or their agent (e.g. a licensed customs broker), must electronically submit certain advance cargo information to U.S.

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Feeling blue? It could be SAD!

Truck News

We’re in the thick of winter, and you might be feeling the effects of it, including the low energy, irritable mood, or the struggle to get out of bed in the morning. The Winter Blues, more formally known as Seasonal … Health & Safety

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What Global Risks are Increasing In 2020?

Logistics Viewpoints

Every year, prior to the big event in Davos Switzerland where movers and shakers from around the world get together. Having leading business executives prance around and pose is unseemly. But one good thing that comes out of this event is a Global Risks Report produced by the World Economic Forum.

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Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

Real-time Alerts: Transforming Supply Chain

20Cube Logistics

Supply Chain today has spread across borders challenging end-to-end visibility however technology is motivating businesses and is transforming the supply chain.

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GKN, Delta Electronics Collaborate on eDrive Technology

NGT News

GKN Automotive, a supplier of electric drive, all-wheel drive and driveline technology and systems, and Delta Electronics Inc., a provider of power and thermal management solutions, have collaborated on the development of integrated 3-in-1 eDrive systems.

Spot market dry van and reefer rates finish 2019 on a high, reports DAT

Logistics Management

DAT said there were some seasonable elements in the mix, with spot rates rising in December over each of the last five years, as December van and reefer rates each registered their highest levels going back to January 2020

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ASKO Deploys Hydrogen-Powered Trucks

NGT News

ASKO, a producer of household appliances, and Scania, a manufacturer of commercial vehicles, have partnered to add four hydrogen gas trucks with electric drivelines to ASKO’s fleet.

WEBINAR: 2020 Truckload Market Forecast, Trends & Best Practices

Coyote

The truckload market is about to flip — is your supply chain prepared? Find out why shippers and carriers use the quarterly Coyote Curve forecasting webinars to learn where the market is headed

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Electric Taxis Test New Charging Technology

NGT News

The U.K.’s s transport secretary says £3.4 million ($4.42 million) will be invested in trials for wireless charging of electric taxis in Nottingham. Ten Nissan and LEVC electric taxis will be fitted with wireless charging hardware for six months to test the wireless taxi rank-based charging.

Section 301: USTR Implements Tariff Reduction on List 4A on Imports From China

ShipLilly

On January 15, 2020, the United States and China signed the Phase One Trade Agreement previously announced in December 2019, this trade agreement includes commitments by China to increase purchases of goods and services from the United States including the revision of a range of issues which involves, agriculture, currency, financial services, intellectual property rights protection and technology transfer. In addition, according to a notice from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) The Section 301 additional tariff on List 4A goods imported from China will be reduced from 15 percent to 7.5 percent beginning in February 14. The Phase One Agreement will leave the remaining Section 301 tariffs in place, including the list 4B, which were scheduled to be assessed an additional 15 percent duty effective December 15, 2019, and later postponed indefinitely by President Trump, however, its signing means an important step towards a near/mid-term de-escalation of tariffs and trade tensions between both countries. The post Section 301: USTR Implements Tariff Reduction on List 4A on Imports From China appeared first on ShipLilly. General Imports News Shipping From China

Semi-retirement beckons for Rolf Lockwood

Truck News

Well, strange as it seems to me, I have retired. Mostly. After 41 years of writing about trucks and trucking, 33 since launching Today's Trucking, I’ve pulled into the yard and parked it. This is not my very last column, but future contributions may be somewhat irregular.

From CM to EMS to MSP: The Evolution of an Industry

Supply Chain Brain

What should we call those behind-the-scenes entities that manufacture a wide range of electronics products on behalf of brands

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

We’re looking for Canada’s top driver

Truck News

There are many ways to recognize and show appreciation for your top professional drivers, but we offer one such opportunity we think is unique. The Highway Star of the Year Award is designed to recognize a professional truck driver who exemplifies and embodies all that is great about the trucking industry. driver awards Driver of the Year highwaystar of the year

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index reading remains in neutral

Logistics Management

For November, the most recent month for which data is available, the TCI reading was -1.58, a mile backwards step from October’s -1.04 reading. October marked an improvement over September’s -2.94, the lowest reading since May 2019

Route Planning vs. Route Optimization: What’s the Difference?

WorkWave

Time To Read: 3 minutes. When it comes to routing and logistics, there’s a common misunderstanding about what the term “route planning” encompasses. This is doubly true when the term “route optimization” comes into the equation. While these two are sometimes mistakenly used interchangeably, the truth is that they couldn’t be more different. So what do you need to know when it comes to the difference between route planning and route optimization?

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The UPS Store Ranks Top 5 of Entrepreneur Franchise 500

Airfreight Logistics

The UPS Store, Inc. has been ranked as one of the top franchise brands, according to Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2020 Franchise 500. Ranked at No.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Route Planning vs. Route Optimization: What’s the Difference?

WorkWave

Time To Read: 3 minutes. When it comes to routing and logistics, there’s a common misunderstanding about what the term “route planning” encompasses. This is doubly true when the term “route optimization” comes into the equation. While these two are sometimes mistakenly used interchangeably, the truth is that they couldn’t be more different. So what do you need to know when it comes to the difference between route planning and route optimization?

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Paycargo, Atlanta Airport and Kale Logistics to Launch Air Cargo Community System

Airfreight Logistics

PayCargo, a financial platform for moving money and remittance information between payers and vendors, recently collaborated with Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport and IT business Kale Logistics Solutions to set up the first air cargo community system (ACCS) in the USA.

Tips to Mitigate Disruption During Chinese New Year

Supply Chain Brain

On January 25, the year of the Pig ends and the year of the Rat begins. The official celebration runs from January 25-30, and during that time tens of millions of workers will travel to celebrate with their families

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Etihad Airways and Easyjet Enter into New Partnership

Airfreight Logistics

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has become the most recent airline to partner with easyJet.

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Schenker Chile Closes 2019 With a Successful Door to Door Initiative for the Nutritional Industry in Chile

247 Customs Broker

This post is also available in: Spanish Southern Chile is home to some of the most prolific meat and dairy producers in the country with… The post Schenker Chile Closes 2019 With a Successful Door to Door Initiative for the Nutritional Industry in Chile appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Featured customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

DSV Provides Warehouse Space for Danish Red Cross Disaster Relief Equipment

Airfreight Logistics

When a disaster occurs, the equipment required must be ready for shipment within 48 hours. DSV’s new warehouse provides easy access to both highways, ports and airports, ideal for disaster relief preparations.

SMi Group

247 Customs Broker

SMi Reports: The agenda has been updated with new speakers and sponsors for the Defence Logistics Central and Eastern Europe Conference in… The post SMi Group appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

How Promoting Employee Happiness Benefits Everyone

Women in Trucking

Happy employees positively affect workplace operations. Statistics show that companies that foster employee happiness outperform their competitors by 20%. It’s no surprise, then, that some companies are taking more active measures to promote positive employee experiences. In 2015, Airbnb became one of the most notable companies to tackle the topic of employee happiness by hiring someone whose role was specifically dedicated to managing and improving their employee’s experiences.

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Exploring the Supply Chain Revolution

Speaker: Sheri Hinish, Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital

So much change is already underway in the supply chain, but what does this change entail and what does supply chain’s future hold? Join Sheri Hinish, affectionately called the Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital, to discuss Supply Chain 5.0. and trends in supply chain, technology, sustainability, and leadership.