Wed.Jan 13, 2021

The Transportation Execution and Visibility Heats Up

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently completed my latest study on the transportation execution and visibility solutions market. Transportation execution allow shippers to connect to multiple carriers and then tender, track, and pay in the system.

The More Things Change in Supply Chain, The More They Stay the Same

Talking Logistics

In December 2019, I made some predictions for 2020. However, instead of making predictions like “Walmart Will Buy FedEx to Compete with Amazon” or “The Consolidation of Digital Freight Brokers Begins,” I made some totally predictable predictions.


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The Transportation Execution and Visibility Market Heats Up

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently completed my latest study on the transportation execution and visibility solutions market. Transportation execution allow shippers to connect to multiple carriers and then tender, track, and pay in the system.

Explained: the Digital Freight Brokerage Tech Stack


The rise of new natively-digital freight brokers like Uber Freight and Convoy has disrupted freight and ignited an urgency for traditional freight brokerages to transform digitally.

New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. To do this, teams are finding that they need to perform network assessments more regularly and in-house. Scenario modeling is emerging as a key capability. To help you start 2021 strong, we updated our popular Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings.

ShipMonk Survival Guide: What Every ShipMonker Needs to Succeed

Ship Monk

Here at ShipMonk, we talk the talk and walk the walk.

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Best Practices for Engaging Leads Through Web Chat


Time To Read: 4 minutes. Today’s pest control customers value convenience. They want to request estimates, ask questions, and book services as easily and as quickly as possible, on their own schedule. In fact, according to Inc.

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There is no shortage of changing logistics trends, themes, and lessons learned

Logistics Management

It stands to reason that when assessing the current state of many supply chain-, freight- and logistics-related trends and themes, that, in many cases, there is more uncertainty than certainty. That is somewhat of a blanket statement to be sure, but it does not lessen its credence either

Supply Chain Technology: 5 Indicators That it’s Time for an Update

Morai Logistics

The speed at which technology within the supply chain progresses is, at times, hard to keep up with—here are 5 key signs that a supply chain needs to modernize. . Technological advancements are taking place in the supply chain all the time.

How Does Your TMS Handle Uncertainty?

Logistics Management

Download the eBook today to gain perspective on how a cloud-based TMS optimizes the new normal in 2021

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The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

Chart Industries, Matrix Service Sign MOU for Hydrogen Development

NGT News

Chart Industries Inc., a diversified global manufacturer of highly engineered equipment for the clean energy industry, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Matrix Service Co.

Sensor-driven technology to enforce social distancing

Logistics Management

Sensor-driven technologies can help keep your operation in business

GM Launches BrightDrop to Optimize Electric Delivery Sector

NGT News

General Motors has launched a new business, BrightDrop, which will offer an ecosystem of electric first-to-last-mile products, software and services to empower delivery and logistics companies to move goods more efficiently.

Performance During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Logistics Management

E2open's latest fact-based research on supply chain performance during the initial COVID-19 response and first-wave recovery serves as a blueprint to manage disruptions of any size and the role of AI

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Ceva Logistics expands China-Europe railfreight services

The LoadStar

Ceva Logistics is developing more China-Europe rail services and has announced the launch of one from Jinhua to Dourges, in France. The news comes as forwarders warn of congestion on overland routes.

Q&A: Jonathan Foster, Principal Consultant, Proxima Group

Logistics Management

How To Price And Bid Roofing Jobs


Time To Read: 4 minutes. Like any business venture, you want to provide the best service while also earning sufficient compensation for your work.

OneRail finishes $12.5 million Seed Round with $6.7 million Late Seed Financing

Logistics Management

Orlando, Fla.-based based OneRail, a provider of final mile delivery services for enterprise shippers, is continuing to make inroads, with an eye on growth, announcing it completed a $6.7 million round of Late Seed financing and closing out its $12.5 million seed round


Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

How to Start a Home Security Business [9 Steps]


Time To Read: 5 minutes. A home security business can be a very profitable business venture, with security concerns and the need to keep valuables safe and secure increasing worldwide. There are over 3,500 security companies in the US, and the home security market is expected to grow notably.

Q&A: Johnathan Foster, Principal Consultant, Proxima Group

Logistics Management

7 freight broker skills that drive success in freight sales

FreightWaves SONAR

The fundamental freight broker skills that lead to success in freight sales are the same skills that lead to success in life.

Get It Right With WorkWave Route Manager


Time To Read: 3 minutes. When your business relies on your workforce out on the road, the importance of getting them where they need and getting them there on time can’t be overstated.

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Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

The (micro)chips are down, putting the brakes on global car production

The LoadStar

Auto makers are having to pare back production, just as the market is getting back to strength, thanks to a global shortage of semiconductors.

U.S. Vaccine Shift Stirs New Unease as 128 Million Join Line

Supply Chain Brain

The U.S. government wants states to offer vaccines to millions more Americans as COVID-19 infections continue to soar, in a bid to bolster an immunization campaign that’s off to a rocky start

SCD: Damco is gone. Where do Maersk, forwarders and shippers go from here?

The LoadStar

SUPPLY CHAIN DIVE reports: The supply chain landscape began the year absent of a familiar name. Damco is no more, after Maersk announced in September it would dissolve the freight forwarder brand by the end of 2020.

Three Ways Visual AI Can Optimize Retail Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

Visual AI tools such as visual search have unlocked a host of sales-related advantages for e-commerce — and offer a wealth of data that can boost operational efficiencies

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!