Fri.Aug 05, 2022

Insights Into DHL’s Growth Strategies


Insights From DHL’s Focus on Tech And Innovation Frank Appel, CEO DHL believes it’s important to digitize to take DHL’s logistics operations to the next level. DHL plans to spend close to EUR 2 billion for digitization, improving customer and operational experience.

The Zergratran Story with Byron Bennett

The Logistics of Logistics

Byron Bennett and Joe Lynch discuss the Zergratran story. Byron is the Founder and CEO of Zergratran , an innovative and sustainable high-capacity transportation company that is building the world’s first tunnel to expedite shipping goods between the North Atlantic and the North Pacific.


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This Week in Logistics News (July 30 – August 5)

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain disruptions continue to lead to product shortages around the world. Somehow, Halloween is (sort of) right around the corner, and a lack of raw ingredients for candy are making things more scary than a haunted house.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 5, 2022)

Talking Logistics

There are many reasons why I can’t think straight this morning, so I’ll just go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week.

5 Unexpected Ways to Control Supply Chain Costs in 2023

Speaker: Todd Simms and Andy Johnson

Join industry experts Todd Simms and Andy Johnson as they break down five budget line items that ballooned out of control in 2022 and strategies to control them in 2023.

How to Recruit Truck Drivers During the Trucker Shortage – 7 Simple Tips to Follow

United World Transporation

From the United States to the rest of the globe, trucking positions are not being filled at an alarming rate. What was initially called a shortage is now being elevated to a crisis. The ongoing trucker shortage is incredibly disruptive to the economy, from supply shortages to delayed deliveries.

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Happening Now: Container ship logjams have returned

West Coast and California Logistics

Container ship logjams at US ports are (unfortunately) back in a big way. This time, however, the congestion is spread out across the US – especially the East and Gulf Coasts – instead of being concentrated on the West Coast. Port Logistics Drayage Happening Now

Network Manager Helps 3PLs Build Collaborative Distributed Fulfillment Networks

Food Logistics

Extensiv Network Manager combines software, services, tools and relationships that empower any 3PL to partner closely with other 3PLs to service brands across multiple geographically distributed warehouses. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

Autocar Starts Field Testing for E-ACX Electric Refuse Trucks

NGT News

AUTOCAR, a manufacturer of specialized severe-duty vocational trucks, has built its first two alpha units that feature a zero-emissions, all-electric powertrain.

July U.S. rail carload and intermodal units are mixed, reports AAR

Logistics Management

Rail carloads—at 906,903—rose 0.2%, or 2,213 carloads, annually, and intermodal. And intermodal containers and trailers—at 1,033,906—were down 3%, or 32,094 units, compared to July 2021

Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

Orange EV Closes $35 Million Funding Round to Accelerate EV Trucking Growth

NGT News

Orange EV, a manufacturer of heavy duty, zero-emission EV trucks, has closed a $35 million institutional funding round led by S2G Ventures and CCI, an affiliate of Henry Crown and Co., to support and accelerate the company’s growth.

VW Reveals Autonomous Flying Taxi

IoT World Today

Volkswagen has become the latest automaker to unveil a flying taxi. The Chinese arm of the German automotive giant has revealed the V.MO, or the Flying Tiger as it’s been nicknamed because of its distinctive black and gold color scheme.

Podcast | Quantum Computing for the Supply Chain: Is It Here Yet?

Supply Chain Brain

Quantum computing has arrived. But is it mature enough to solve brutally complex supply chain problems

XPO Logistics rolls out leadership transition plan to take effect after planned spin-off

Logistics Management

5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

Watch: Forced Labor in the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

Suzanne Offerman, senior marketing manager for Onesource Global Trade at Thomson Reuters, describes the technology needed to avoid forced labor in manufacturing supply chains

The 5 Best Zero-Turn Mowers of 2022


Time To Read: 7 minutes. When you’re starting or growing a lawn care company, one of the most crucial things is to make a great first impression on clients.

European road transport prices break new records

Logistics Business Magazine

Inflation, weakening demand, social instability and the war in Ukraine are leading to tumultuous developments in road freight prices, reveals the Ti / Upply / IRU Road Freight Rate Benchmark for Q2 2022.

Cheapest Ways to Ship a Package in 2022: 5 Tips to Save Money

GoShip Blog

High shipping costs increase your business’ expenses, discourage customers from completing their purchases, and eat into your bottom line. In this article, we share five expert tips on the cheapest ways to ship your packages in 2022 and save money in your business.

6 Ways Video Telematics Improves Driver Safety

An in-cab dash cam video system can help fleet operators significantly reduce risky driving, costly legal judgments, and insurance costs. Download the eBook and learn 6 ways to improve driver safety by using dash cams on your trucks.

Sustainability sacrificed in race towards tech

Logistics Business Magazine

The transport and logistics industry has work to do when it comes to sustainability, writes Stefan Spendrup, VP of Sales, Northern and Western Europe at SOTI.

Blockchain technology as a transformational force

Logistics Business Magazine

The global logistics industry, worth $8.5 trillion, is the backbone of economies and thriving commerce, writes Anurag Bhatia, Senior Vice President and Head of Europe at Mphasis.

WAKU Robotics attracts €1.5m investment

Logistics Business Magazine

Schauenburg Ventures, London-based PropTech VC Pi Labs and Franz Humer (founder of Agilox) have joined Plug and Play , Technologiegründerfonds Sachsen, BITO Campus , and Hans-Jürgen Cramer on WAKU Robotics ’ journey to revolutionise the logistics industry using mobile robots.