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Editor’s Pick: Is Your Transportation Management System Adequate or Extraordinary?

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. This recent post by Mike Mulqueen from JBF Consulting’s blog highlights how to maximize your investment in a transportation management system (TMS).

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Allianz Trade, BPL Unveil API-Powered Management Process for Non-Payment Insurance Enquiries

Food Logistics

This industry-first collaboration is designed to transform how underwriters and brokers share enquiry data using Application Programming Interface (API) integration via Whitespace, a Verisk business.

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DAT hacks lead to thousands of 'impossible' $20/mile load posts

Overdrive Online

Brokers reported on Monday a "scary" hack of their DAT accounts that posted attractive, high-paying power only loads in what looked like a possible "inside job" to steal cargo from Amazon warehouses.

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State of Logistics Report: More Climate-Driven Shipping Disruptions to Come

Supply Chain Brain

Kearney's annual State of Logistics report estimates that sea level rise and inland flooding could cost the logistics industry billions annually by 2050.

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EROAD’s Guide to Running a Sustainable Trucking Business

Over the last three decades, emissions from new trucks have been reduced by more than 98 percent. In fact, it would take 60 of today’s trucks to generate the same level of emissions from a single truck in 1988. Despite these impressive improvements, many trucking businesses continue to seek methods to achieve sustainability goals in a viable, measurable way.

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What Are Strategies for Mitigating Women Truck Driver Challenges?

Women in Trucking

One of the tenants of the Women In Trucking Association (WIT) mission is to remove barriers for women in the industry. That’s why WIT agreed to play a significant role in newly released research that takes a closer look at strategies to mitigate female professional truck driver challenges.

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How Does Delivery Management Software Manage Reverse Logistics For eCommerce Businesses?

Loginext

Reverse logistics is crucial for eCommerce success. Delivery management software streamlines this process by automating return pickups, providing real-time tracking, and offering robust data analytics. This ensures efficient operations, reduces costs, and enhances customer satisfaction. The post How Does Delivery Management Software Manage Reverse Logistics For eCommerce Businesses?

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The Smart Factory @ Montreal: Believers Made Here

Supply Chain Brain

With inflation and interest rates at their highest levels in years, along with challenges in labor availability and reliability, it is anticipated that warehouse automation will play a key role for organizations to remain competitive.

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June 18, 2024 Update

Freightos

Blog " * " indicates required fields Email * Phone This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. More Resources Home June 18, 2024 Update The Freightos Weekly Update helps you stay on top of the latest developments in international freight by giving you the rundown on the latest economic data, ocean and air demand trends, rate data – and anything else impacting the market.

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Bulk Powder Transport: Tips for Partnering with a 3PL Trucking Provider

Bulk Connection

From the foundation of your house to the ingredients in the foods you eat, many of the items you encounter every day started out in powder form. And many of those powders were shipped over the road using dry bulk trailers and equipment, such as those provided and/or arranged by third-party logistics (3PL) professionals. If you’re tasked with bulk powder transport for your business, read on as we break down a variety of elements you need to consider before putting your loads into motion.

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How a Global CPG Leader Optimized $500M of Direct Materials Spend and Exceeded Savings Goal

A Fortune 500 CPG company partnered with GEP to improve end-to-end category management, optimize direct spend categories, and increase strategic focus on tail spend. GEP’s sourcing expertise and market intelligence enabled the company to centralize sourcing and order management processes, strengthen key supplier relationships, and enhance supply chain resilience and agility.

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Lawsuit filed against EPA Phase 3 emissions plan

Commercial Carrier Journal

American Petroleum Institute is leading a lawsuit with the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association over the implementation of "technology that simply does not presently exist.

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Logisticians Adapting to Permanent Volatility in Their Supply Chains

Food Logistics

The report found that uncertainty is now a near constant in the global economy, and that the smartest way to respond to steady times is to rekindle strategic projects and gather resources to improve resilience.

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Optimize Truck Fleet Routes and Maximize Every Mile

MercuryGate

Smart planning and the right tech elevates truck fleet utilization. Find out why MercuryGate’s transportation management system helps fleet managers manage routes, trucks, and budgets on one platform. The post Optimize Truck Fleet Routes and Maximize Every Mile appeared first on MercuryGate International.

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Dale Ziegler's Custom '24 Peterbilt 579 pulls a flatbed

Overdrive Online

The truck features a number of aftermarket accessories, including lights, stainless fenders, a reverse bow-tie visor and more.

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Navigating Uncertainty: How Technology Helps Fleets Thrive in Challenging Times

Change is a constant in the transportation industry. Amid business competition, regulatory developments, environmental concerns, and myriad other challenges, motor carriers must continually adapt to an ever-evolving operational landscape. Fleet telematics technology can help transportation businesses navigate uncertainty, gain a competitive advantage, and boost profitability.

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The Future of EDI in Warehousing

Camelot 3PL Software

As a leading provider of warehouse management system software, Camelot 3PL Software is at the forefront of technological advancements in the logistics and supply chain industry. One of the key technologies that has been a game-changer for us and our clients is Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). EDI has been a staple in warehousing for decades, providing a standardized format for exchanging business data electronically.

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Cenntro Delivers 20-Plus Logistar 400 EVs in May

NGT News

Electric vehicle technology company Cenntro Inc. delivered more than 20 U.S.-assembled Class 4 Logistar 400 (LS400) vehicles to its customers and dealers in May 2024. “After thorough testing and certification, we are ramping assembly and delivery of the LS400 to our West Coast and broader U.S. customer base,” says Peter Wang, chief executive officer of […] The post Cenntro Delivers 20-Plus Logistar 400 EVs in May appeared first on NGT News.

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Becoming a Standout Leader

Women in Trucking

Erin Van Zeeland of Schneider shares how the company begins identifies its leaders in their team and lifts them up to reach their true potential.

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ChargePoint, LG Electronics Join Forces to Innovate Electric Vehicle Charging

NGT News

ChargePoint, a provider of networked charging solutions for electric vehicles, and LG Electronics have formed a strategic partnership to leverage their respective strengths for future innovations in EV charging. The first output of this relationship will be commercial charging solutions that encompass ChargePoint’s charger management software and LG’s advanced EV charging hardware, with deliveries expected […] The post ChargePoint, LG Electronics Join Forces to Innovate Electric Vehicle Ch

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7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024

Procurement and supply chain leaders are presented with their fair share of challenges, with a host of tools and strategies to resolve them. That said, what’s the best path forward to leverage this year’s trends? In this recap of a recent GEP-WBR webinar, 7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024, GEP’s Pramod Sethumadhavan explores seven vital leadership trends that will help guide procurement and supply chain decision-makers.

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AR Data Visualization and Error Analysis in your Pocket

Logistics Business Magazine

SICK UK unveiled its trailblazing SICK Augmented Reality Assistant (SARA) at Smart Factory Expo 2024 in Birmingham. The intuitive augmented reality app provides data visualization and error analysis by merging machine, sensor and diagnostic information with the real environment using technology most people carry in their pocket. With the unique SARA app, you can take data from any source and map it into the SARA augmented reality (AR) engine for review on a handheld device, such as a mobile phon

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Penske Logistics Presents: State of Logistics Report Shows How Logisticians are Adapting to Permanent Supply Chain Volatility

Penske Move Ahead

The 2024 State of Logistics Report revealed that U.S. supply chains pressured by global economic volatility -- including inflation, climate change and geopolitical conflicts -- are enhancing their capabilities by investing in supply chain technologies to accelerate resilience, agility and flexibility to navigate current and future disruption. Produced for the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) by Kearney and presented by Penske Logistics, the annual report offers a snapshot

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Descartes Acquires BoxTop Technologies

Logistics Business Magazine

Descartes Systems Group, a global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has acquired BoxTop Technologies Limited, a provider of shipment management solutions for small- to mid-sized logistics services providers (LSPs). Based in the UK, BoxTop helps LSPs digitize their operations and connect to the wider logistics community to manage the lifecycle of shipments.

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Verra Mobility Partners with Bluedot to Enhance Fleet Charging Access, Payment

NGT News

Smart mobility technology solutions provider Verra Mobility Corporation has formed a partnership with all-in-one electric vehicle fleet management platform Bluedot to offer charging capabilities to fleet customers. By partnering with Bluedot, Verra Mobility now enables its fleet customers to find, charge and automatically pay for charging at over 80% of public charging stations in the […] The post Verra Mobility Partners with Bluedot to Enhance Fleet Charging Access, Payment appeared first

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Artificial Intelligence and the Transportation Industry

Artificial intelligence has quickly become a feature of everyday life: Using face ID to unlock a phone, communicating with online chatbots, and letting “smart” appliances help manage our homes are just a few of the ways that we interact with AI regularly. Forward-looking businesses are also using AI to transform their operations and gain a competitive edge.

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Penske Logistics Presents: State of Logistics Report Shows How Logisticians are Adapting to Permanent Supply Chain Volatility

Penske Move Ahead

The 2024 State of Logistics Report revealed that U.S. supply chains pressured by global economic volatility -- including inflation, climate change and geopolitical conflicts -- are enhancing their capabilities by investing in supply chain technologies to accelerate resilience, agility and flexibility to navigate current and future disruption. Produced for the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) by Kearney and presented by Penske Logistics, the annual report offers a snapshot

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Second-hand Truck Pre-sale Preparation

Logistics Business Magazine

As the demand for new trucks tends to outpace their supply in times of global supply chain disruptions, the second-hand truck market emerges as a vital alternative. To help buyers navigate this market, ClassTrucks, a company specializing in the maintenance and sales of used trucks and semi-trailers, provides expert advice on how to prepare trucks for resale and what buyers should focus on during vehicle inspection.