Wed.Apr 07, 2021

Risky Strategies Increase the Rate of Container Losses Amid Transit


The shipping industry is currently dealing with severely strained container availability. One of the effects of this situation is that cargo ships are losing an increasing number of containers overboard.

5 Reasons Ecommerce Companies Fail with Paige Fitzgerald

The Logistics of Logistics

5 Reasons Ecommerce Companies Fail with Paige Fitzgerald. Paige Fitzgerald and Joe Lynch discuss the 5 reasons ecommerce companies fail. In her role at Fulfyld , Paige works closely with ecommerce companies and she has learned why they fail (and succeed). About Paige Fitzgerald.


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Amware Names New Vice President of Human Resources

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Amware Fulfillment has named human resources professional Silvia Hernandes as its Vice President of Human Resources, reporting to Amware CEO Harry Drajpuch.

Price Optimization: The Next Big Opportunity in Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Companies across virtually all industries are looking for ways to drive profitable growth.

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.

TireHub’s Digital Transformation Shakes Up the Tire Wholesale Industry

Logistics Viewpoints

Ashok Vantipalli, Vice President of IT, recently spoke at ARC Advisory Group’s Supply Chain Forum. Mr. Vantipalli works for TireHub and discussed the company’s ongoing digital transformation efforts.

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37th Annual Salary Survey: Salaries level-off

Logistics Management

Given the number of managers furloughed without pay during the first part of the pandemic, analysts were hardly surprised that salaries remained fairly stagnant in 2020. At the same time, our survey reveals a resiliency pointing to raises in this year of recovery

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Hyliion Forms Council to Pilot Hybrid Natural Gas – Electric Powertrain

NGT News

Hyliion Holdings Corp., a company that specializes in electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 semi-trucks, has formed the Hypertruck Innovation Council, a select group of fleet, logistics and transportation companies that will support the development of Hyliion’s Hypertruck powertrain solution.

Happening Now: Inventory levels tumble

West Coast and California Logistics

In our new segment, “Happening Now,” we share timely industry articles to keep our readers up to speed on important logistics news. Happening Now

Strong import gains remain forecasted through the summer, reports Port Tracker

Logistics Management

The report is calling for volumes to remain at or above the 2 million TEU range for 11 of 13 months through August 2021, whereas that level had previously only hit the 2 million TEU mark only one month, in October 2018


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.

Why Shortages of a $1 Chip Sparked a Global Economic Crisis

Supply Chain Brain

To understand why the $450 billion semiconductor industry has lurched into crisis, a helpful place to start is a one-dollar part called a display driver

Data capture takes on processes, people and assets

Logistics Management

Best known for its ability to identify and track inventory, data capture technologies of all types are being swept into a far more powerful information web. The idea is to use the technology to improve processes through improved deployment of people and assets

The truck parking impact of Jason's Law, nearly a decade in – and one state's move to add capacity, with or without dedicated federal funding

Overdrive Online

If this Q&A with Florida DOT is any indication, dedicated federal parking funding probably couldn't come at a better time, should HR 2187 make it this Congress, or not – FDOT's effectively used Jason's Law to build a foundation for new capacity projects. Channel 19

Factory ZERO Manufacturing Silverado Electric Pickup, GMC HUMMER EV

NGT News

Mark Reuss, president of General Motors (GM), says Chevrolet is introducing a Silverado electric pickup truck that will be built at the company’s Factory ZERO assembly plant in Detroit. Reuss also confirmed the recently revealed GMC HUMMER EV SUV will be built at the same location.

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.

Four Signs it’s Time to Invest in Freight Forwarder Software


Freight forwarding frameworks are more complex than ever.

Apex Clean Energy Looks to Electrify Pickup Truck Fleet

NGT News

XL Fleet Corp., a company that specializes in fleet electrification solutions, and Apex Clean Energy, a clean energy company that develops, constructs and operates utility-scale wind and solar power facilities throughout North America, say XL Fleet is electrifying Apex’s vehicle fleet.

Pilot Freight Services acquires DSI Logistics, expand last-mile profile

Logistics Management

Pilot officials said that this transaction, which it called a strategic purchase, was completed on March 31.

California School District Selects AMPLY to Oversee Electric Bus Fleet

NGT News

AMPLY Power, a company that streamlines public and commercial fleet electrification, has been selected to fully manage the charging of electric school buses for the Palermo Union Elementary School District in northern California’s Butte County.

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.

[WHITE PAPER] FreightWaves SONAR: Full shipment lifecycle market data vs TMS vendor and paid-only forecasting

FreightWaves SONAR

Data has become an integral part of the supply chain network’s daily operations and is inseparable from the modern processes that govern procedures involved in transportation. Anything other than up-to-date, near-real-time freight data will make the work of the management team all the more difficult.

PACCAR Selects Romeo to Supply Class 8 Electrification Solutions

NGT News

Romeo Power Inc., a company that delivers large-scale electrification solutions for commercial applications, has entered a long-term supply agreement with PACCAR to provide battery packs, modules and battery management systems (BMS) for PACCAR’s battery electric vehicles (BEVs).

Q&A With 2021 Top Woman to Watch Carmen Anderson

Women in Trucking

Carmen Anderson, company driver for America’s Service Line , was recently named to WIT's premier 2021 'Top Women to Watch in Transportation' list. In this Q&A, we get her take on what it's like to be a professional female driver, industry improvements, how to be successful, and more.

REV Ambulance Group Extends Agreement to Adopt Fuel-Saving Tech

NGT News

REV Group Inc., a designer and manufacturer of emergency vehicles, has extended its agreement with ZeroRPM Inc. to integrate and distribute its idle mitigation systems (IMSs) to the ambulance market until 2024.

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.

Is Crowdfunding Right for Your Business?

Ship Monk

Picture this: you’re in an episode of Shark Tank, except instead of Mark Cuban, you’re pitching to real live customers who are actively investing in your great ideas.

ALAN announces nominations are open for 2021 Humanitarian Logistics Awards

Logistics Management

Awards honor extraordinary pro bono supply chain efforts, with nominations open until June 30

Watch: The Global Impact of Biden’s Supply Chain Executive Order

Supply Chain Brain

A look at the possible implications of President Biden’s order to review critical supply chains on the United States’ relations with its trading partners, with Jeff Weiss, partner and co-chair of the International Trade Policy Practice, and leader of the Supply Chain Team, of Steptoe & Johnson LLP.

2021 Salary Survey: Satisfaction in a job well done

Logistics Management

Our findings tell us that shippers are feeling a renewed sense of purpose and are now concentrating on building more resilient careers due what they just experienced

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.