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The Brand-Centric 3PL with Kate Klemmer Terry

The Logistics of Logistics

Kate Klemmer Terry and Joe Lynch discuss the brand-centric 3PL, Outerspace. Kate is the Chief Commercial Officer at Outerspace , a 3PL made for brands, by brands. About Kate Klemmer Terry Kate Klemmer Terry is the Chief Commercial Officer at Outerspace where she leads a cross-functional team that oversees all marketing, sales, and existing customer commercial relationships.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 10 – 16)

Logistics Viewpoints

Wednesday, February 14 was Valentine’s Day. And according to the National Retail Federation, the holiday returned to its romantic traditions, with total spending on significant others for the holiday expected to reach a record $14.2 billion (the actual numbers won’t be available for a few weeks). Over half of consumers (53 percent) plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, on par with 52 percent last year.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (February 16, 2024)

Talking Logistics

We’re getting 8-12 inches of snow tomorrow. That’s what the weather forecasters were saying Monday morning. By that evening, they had dialed back their prediction to 5-6 inches. When I woke up Tuesday morning and looked out my window, there was no snow on the ground. Nothing. Zero. A reminder that even with all the. Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (February 16, 2024) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Almost All Independent U.S. Pharmacies Facing Drug Shortages, Survey Says

Supply Chain Brain

Eighty-seven percent of respondents said that they are experiencing a shortage of Adderall or other generic drugs, which was slightly down compared to a similar survey conducted in September.

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GEP Procurement & Supply Chain Tech Trends Report

The technological landscape is dynamic and changes quickly. And for procurement and supply chain leaders looking to harness the power of technology to navigate complex challenges and an uncertain business environment, keeping up with the latest trends can be its own obstacle. So, what’s on the technological horizon for procurement and supply chain for the year ahead?

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Decoding Ocean Freight Dynamics: Unveiling 7 Influential Factors in Rate Fluctuations

MTS Logistics

There are many variables affecting ocean freight rate fluctuations. Carriers will want freight rates at higher levels to maximize the profits per-vessel, while BCOs will want to ship with the best possible cost out there. Due to this, there have been many different contract structures out there from fix and short-term to spot and commodity rates. Although carriers favor regularly shipping customers to seasonal customers where demand peaks a few months and then suddenly want, size matters, too.=

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A trucking dispatcher's guide to growth

Commercial Carrier Journal

Dispatchers should envision themselves as general managers of a fleet, wielding control over significant profit levers.

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Port of LA Kicks Off 2024 with Near-Record January Volume

Supply Chain Brain

January also marked the sixth straight month of year-over-year gains for the Port of Los Angeles, surpassing January 2023’s totals by 18%.

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Automated Hand-Scanning Upgrade

Logistics Business Magazine

The automation of hand scanning processes increases productivity at inbound and outbound areas of logistics hubs dramatically. Now, a milestone upgrade to SICK’s Lector65x image-based code reader family has made it quicker and easier to set up and use the technology in high-volume operations. Hand-held barcode readers are still widely used to ensure the traceability of goods and packages, for example in retail, warehousing and parcel sorting operations.

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Geotab Routing and Optimization Solution Boosts Fleet Efficiency

NGT News

Geotab Inc., a provider of connected transportation solutions, has launched its Routing and Optimization tool at Geotab Connect in Las Vegas. A driver who has 10 stops to complete in one day could have more than 3 million routes to choose from. Using Geotab’s Routing and Optimization solution, fleet managers can isolate the most efficient […] The post Geotab Routing and Optimization Solution Boosts Fleet Efficiency appeared first on NGT News.

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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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Pest Control and the Subscription-Based Model: What You Need to Know

WorkWave

Time To Read: 4 minutes Over the past decade, we’ve seen subscription-based business models become increasingly popular in virtually every industry, from streaming TV and home meal kits to hygiene products and cleaning supplies. Businesses across various industries are increasingly embracing this innovative approach, recognizing the allure it holds for consumers and companies alike.

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Contract Gives Virginia Fleets Renewable Propane Autogas, Equipment Access

NGT News

A new state contract brought forth by James Madison University provides all vehicle fleets in the commonwealth of Virginia with new pricing on propane autogas vehicle conversion equipment, in addition to access to renewable propane autogas. Blossman Gas is the equipment and fueling partner specified in the contract. Autogas, the name given to propane when […] The post Contract Gives Virginia Fleets Renewable Propane Autogas, Equipment Access appeared first on NGT News.

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Pest Control Business Profit Margin Calculation: Boost Your Earnings

WorkWave

Time To Read: 7 minutes Crunching numbers is key for any business owner, and those who are starting or already running a pest control company are no exception. The core of financial health lies in understanding the pest control business profit margin calculation. This vital metric measures how much money you’re actually making after all your hard work zapping bugs and rodents.

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Empowering Logistics Managers with Visionary Insights Using LogiNext’s Clairvoyant Software

Loginext

Logistics Managers out there, do you want the ability to see into the future like Madame Web? What if I told you that you don't need to be a superhero to harness similar powers? Enter advanced logistics management software- LogiNext. The post Empowering Logistics Managers with Visionary Insights Using LogiNext’s Clairvoyant Software appeared first on loginextsolutions.com.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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eBook on Warehouse Safety & Innovation

Logistics Business Magazine

Logistics Business magazine, in association with Sentry Protection Products, have produced a new digital issue / eBook about racking impact protection, warehouse safety & innovation. In this 6-page special, Editor Peter MacLeod interviews Sentry’s CEO and Founder Jim Ryan and a key USA customer about the company’s products and applications, including the Collision Sentry Multi-Zone warning system, that has undergone a successful trial.

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Airbus Aims to Complete 800 Aircraft Deliveries in 2024

Supply Chain Brain

The company said February 15, during an annual earnings report, that it wants to deliver 800 commercial planes in 2024, up from 735 in 2023.

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Mobile Robotics: Flexible Success

Logistics Business Magazine

About a year after signing a strategic partnership agreement with the German mobile robotics specialist SAFELOG, the interim results for TGW Logistics are positive. Customers are increasingly mindful of integration competence, security technology and process stability, which is why more and more businesses are putting their trust in solutions provided by these two companies.