Wed.Jan 12, 2022

Another way to make trucking work: The straight-truck short-hauler of Miles Puckett, Salyersville, Kentucky

Overdrive Online

Puckett hauls blacktop in and around his Eastern Kentucky home base with this '07 Pete dump, one among owners of straight trucks making it work in the vocational dump segment. Channel 19

The Box That Changed The World with Richard Danderline

The Logistics of Logistics

The Box That Changed The World with Richard Danderline. Richard Danderline and Joe Lynch discuss the box that changed the world. Richard is the Co-Founder and CFO of Staxxon , a shipping container company that has developed an innovative shipping container that is poised to revolutionize the space.

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Most Popular Logistics Stories from 2021

Logistics Viewpoints

Last week, Clint Reiser published an article highlighting our 2022 supply chain predictions. While we have published predictions about supply chain technology trends at the beginning of the year in past years.

FMC probe into D&D claim against Hapag-Lloyd could set industry precedent – The Loadstar

Supply Chain and Logistics

This Detention and Demurrage claim filed by a carrier against Hapag-Lloyd could be interesting to watch. All this activity takes place at the Port of Long Beach and nearby. For one thing, the claim involves reefer containers, usually overweight, which … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Shipping Supply Chains Trucking container shipping detention FMC intermodal legal action Long Beach ports reefer containers

3 Ways End-to-End Visibility Helps Minimize the Risks of Ocean Freight

Download this playbook to learn how end-to-end visibility helps to mitigate risk associated with the ocean freight market.

What Makes Parade Different from Other Supply Chain Software Vendors?

Parade

In a market awash with logistics tech solutions, here are the things that make Parade special. With so many options out there, how do you know which capacity management solution is the right one for you?

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What Makes Parade Different from Other Supply Chain Software Vendors?

Parade

In a market awash with logistics tech solutions, here are the things that make Parade special. With so many options out there, how do you know which capacity management solution is the right one for you?

Kroger, Nuro Debut New Autonomous Vehicles for Grocery Delivery Service

NGT News

The Kroger Co. and Nuro are expanding their collaboration with the introduction of Nuro’s third-generation autonomous delivery vehicle. In 2018, the grocery retailer and the autonomous vehicle company announced a partnership to deliver fresh groceries with all-electric, autonomous vehicles.

How manufacturers and distributors can re-imagine procurement in the supply chain

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Procurement in manufacturing companies is often not done correctly. It’s not because key business requirements are missed, but because the totality of what can be influenced is ignored.

Freight shipments and expenditures see gains to end 2021, reports Cass Freight Index

Logistics Management

December’s shipment reading—at 1.208—saw a 7.7% annual increase, and freight expenditures—at 4.419—increased 43.6

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

Global Supply Chains Brace for Impact as Omicron Reaches China

Supply Chain Brain

An omicron outbreak in China is sending jitters through supply chains as manufacturers and shippers brace for disruption inside the world’s-biggest trading nation if it can’t contain the fast-spreading variant

Fuelman Debuts Commercial Fleet EV Management Solution

NGT News

Fuelman Inc., has launched a solution allowing fleet customers to pay for electric vehicle (EV) charging, accurately track all EV charging events, and reimburse employees for at-home charging. The new solution is available to all Fuelman customers as businesses add EV vehicles to their fleets. “As

New study suggests truck drivers abuse cocaine more than marijuana

Logistics Management

If you were asked what drug is more abused by the nation’s 3.5 million long-haul truck drivers, which would you choose—cocaine or marijuana? If you picked cocaine, you would be correct.

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The Manufacturing World Is Ready for Open-Source AI

Supply Chain Brain

One might assume that artificial intelligence can be easily applied to industrial manufacturing. This is unfortunately not the case

4 Silver Linings of the Chaotic Ocean Freight Market

Speaker: Peter Tirschwell, Chris Stauber, Sarah Barnes Humphrey, and Audrey Ross

Join this webinar exploring the silver linings that have emerged from the chaotic ocean freight market. The discussion will highlight solutions that prioritize digitization and build a more efficient international supply chain. Jan 25 at 10am CT.

project44 heralds $420 million investment

Logistics Management

Chicago-based supply chain visibility services provider project44 announced it received a $420 million investment.

The Biden “Truck Action Plan” Aims To Recruit Young Truck Drivers

LandLink

The ongoing driver shortage has prompted the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to solicit the OMB on a proposal to fast track a controversial driver training program.

RoadOne IntermodaLogistics acquires EHS LogisticSolutions

Logistics Management

RoadOne officials said that EHS Trucking and EHS Truck & Trailer will be renamed as EHS LogisticSolutions. And the company said that Ed Worley, President & Founder of EHS Trucking Enterprises, LLC.,

Berkshire Grey Helps E-Commerce Retailers Solve the $120 Billion Returns Problem

Supply Chain Brain

Berkshire Grey Inc., a provider of AI-enabled robotic solutions that automate supply chain processes, introduced its Reverse Logistics solution to help retailers accelerate the resale of returned goods and improve labor utilization in the returns process

The Smart Data Revolution: How AB InBev Drives Efficiency with Visibility Data

Speaker: AB InBev and FourKites

Register for our upcoming webinar to learn how leveraging the right data to make quick, well-informed decisions is the key to success in supply chain & logistics. Join FourKites and AB InBev to learn what’s possible with a data-driven supply chain strategy & real-time transportation visibility.

POLA and POLB again postpone Container Dwell Fee implementation until Jan. 17

Logistics Management

This follows previous joint announcements by POLA and POLB, whom collectively account for roughly 40% of United States-bound import volumes, indicating that consideration of the fee would be pushed back each week going back to the week of November 22

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The Grocery E-Commerce Surge Is Here to Stay

Supply Chain Brain

The pandemic has driven a cultural change in consumer behavior that's sticking around

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The Weekly Freight Report for January 13th, 2022

FLS Transport

The Top 5 Stories in Freight, Transportation, & Logistics. Here’s this week’s Weekly Freight Report: Windy winter weather impacts transportation this week. FMCSA wants opinions on 18-20 yr olds driving across state lines.

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Sleek Technologies and Novigo to Provide Advanced Freight Procurement Solutions

Supply Chain Brain

Sleek Technologies, a provider of freight procurement automation, announced its partnership with Novigo, a global supply chain consulting firm

Modernizing Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

Speaker: Nimesh Patel, Gregory Demitrack, and Sarah Barnes Humphrey

Register for our upcoming webinar to better understand the state of the pharmaceutical supply chain. FourKites partnered with Accenture to survey supply chain executives working in pharmaceuticals, biotech, cell and gene therapy, medtech, and other related industries.

Consider a drop trailer program to boost local transport efficiency

Kanban Logistics

Between the truck driver shortage and many other supply chain labor shortages related to the pandemic, it’s important to maximize the time and productivity of the workers you have when you have them. A drop trailer program is an effective way to do this.

Online Holiday Spending in the U.S. Grew at the Slowest Rate in Years

Supply Chain Brain

Online shopping for holiday gifts last year in the U.S. grew at the slowest rate since at least 2014, after a blowout year in 2020

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The Growing Pains of Rising Technology

MTS Logistics

Advancements in technology are moving faster than ever before. Advancements are inevitable in order to keep up with global and domestic shipping demands. That is great for companies that are able to utilize and keep up with new technologies, but as we rely on technologies more and more, there are also great risks inherent in that dependency. One minor crack in the system could mean days or even weeks worth of lost revenue or for some, it could mean the end.

Supply Chain Chaos Spurs New ETF Filing to Ride Shipping Boom

Supply Chain Brain

ProShares is preparing a new ETF to exploit chaos across global supply chains even as bottlenecks show signs of easing and commodities come down from records

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.