Fri.Oct 23, 2020

Complete Guide to Shipping Your Military POV

Trans Global Auto Logistics

Shipping a POV for military personnel who are transitioning to a new duty post is a vital part of bringing a little bit of home with you wherever you go. Our vehicles occupy a unique position in our life as transportation, entertainment, tools for relaxation, and as an expression of our personality.

Launching a Successful 3PL in the Age of Tech with Nicholas Reasoner and Jeff Dangelo

The Logistics of Logistics

Launching a Successful 3PL in the Age of Tech with Nicholas Reasoner and Jeff Dangelo. Nicholas Reasoner , Jeff Dangelo , and Joe Lynch discuss launching a successful 3PL in the age of tech.

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Podcast | Massive Changes Are Happening Across the Retail Landscape

Supply Chain Brain

Is the word “omnichannel” another way of saying “spoiled consumer”

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Microchipping Humans: Are We On the Verge of It?

MTS Logistics

RFID chips are already used in transportation, logistics, warehouses, retail, livestock, passports, access controls and payments. They are a crucial component in supply chain management and automation because they help to track each element.

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Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

Sell service, haul value, build relationships — words to the wise, from a longtime independent

Overdrive Online

Owner-op Artie Daniel's built his business with a mind on selling his service to the customer, whether broker or shipper, and building solid connections, with close communication and always with an eye out for side opportunities for his one-man, two-truck, five-trailer operation.

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FTR Shippers Conditions Index at lowest level in two years

Logistics Management

The August SCI, which is the most recent month for which data is available, came in at -1.79, which continued a recent stretch of declines, down compared to July’s -0.36, June’s 1.03, and May’s 24.8, which marks the second highest reading on record, with April’s 41.3 being the highest.

Ocean carriers still holding the upper hand with spot rates sky high

The LoadStar

Container shipping spot rates on the main deepsea east-west trades this week maintained the historic highs seen in recent weeks.

Timing of a COVID-19 vaccine will fully test parcel networks

Logistics Management

Even though parcel networks are already operating in Peak Season-like conditions—and really have been going back to last spring—when a vaccine arrives, it will take precedence, for parcel carriers, over delivering your holiday orders to your doorstep. As it should, no question about it

Clean Energy Sector Jobs Offer Comparable Wages, Benefits to Fossil Fuels

NGT News

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.

AAR reports mixed U.S. rail carload and intermodal volumes, the week ending October 17

Logistics Management

Rail carloads—at 226,828—were off 7.5%, and intermodal units—at 291,935—headed up 11.3% annually

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Peachtree Corners Issues RFP For EV Supply Equipment Partners

NGT News

Carriers are using digitalisation to marginalise us, say forwarders

The LoadStar

Aemetis Begins Production of Dairy Biogas

NGT News

Aemetis Inc., an advanced renewable fuel and biochemicals company, says it is producing dairy biogas from the first two dairies in a 17 dairy digester biogas project.

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.

Warning to air charterers: phantom freighter scams on the rise

The LoadStar

The dearth of air freight capacity has led to an increasing number of offers for freighters that either do not exist, or are parked in the desert not ready to fly. Charter brokers claim scams became prevalent during the PPE rush, as governments and inexperienced bookers urgently sought capacity.

3 Types of Intermodal Pricing Every Shipper Should Know

Coyote

Discover the different types of intermodal pricing, find out what goes into each rate and learn how an IMC can help your intermodal business strategy

UK should learn a lesson from ‘disastrous’ Australian customs switch

The LoadStar

Australia’s “disastrous” implementation of a new customs system in 2005 bears marked similarities with the UK approach to post-Brexit customs, which could lead to months of delays, experts have warned.

ONE Adds New Service from Asia to Indian Subcontinent

Logistics Manager

Ocean Network Express (ONE) is pleased to unveil a further addition to their extensive service network connecting Asia to the Indian Subcontinent.

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.

Market Insight: Mærsk to Schenker & friends: ‘You’re welcome. Now leave us alone.’

The LoadStar

Rest assured that “take eloquence and wring its neck” perfectly fits the narrative as all major forwarders unite against AP Møller-Mærsk (APMM). All the way through decadence.

Rufus Labs Releases Rufus Cuff Pro and ScanGlove2

Supply Chain Brain

Rufus Labs, which produces intelligent wearable warehouse technology and workforce analytics software, recently announced the release of its Rufus Cuff Pro and ScanGlove2, the second generation wearable hardware suite

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Dallas/Fort Worth Airport unveils major plans for expansion of cargo facilities

The LoadStar

The Covid-19 pandemic has dealt a body blow to the important bellyhold capacity at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), home base of American Airlines.

Why carrier data is key to solving intermodal's visibility issues

247 Customs Broker

Tracking a truck across the country is easy for a shipper. Easier, at least, than tracking an intermodal container. Making it easier to determine when… The post Why carrier data is key to solving intermodal's visibility issues appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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.

Reefers to the rescue as the cool chain rides the ripples of pandemic disruption

The LoadStar

Buoyant reefer trades could provide an opening for niche players to challenge the major container lines. Refrigerated markets have proved more resilient to the pandemic and economic downturn than other cargo types, according to Greg Tuthill, senior VP of SeaCube Containers.

IntraLogisteX Connected: Automating Fulfilment With Artificial Intelligence but Without Disruption 

247 Customs Broker

If any of these situations sound familiar, then this webinar is for you. Hand scanners causing accuracy issues? Missing-in-action inventory with no explanation?

How to Manage Seasonality of Demand to Increase Forecasting Accuracy

EazyStock

Fact: not every product in your warehouse sells at the same pace throughout the year. Some will experience peaks and troughs in their sales due to the coming and going of seasons and months.

Alternative Bean Cultivation Boosts Smallholder Farmer Earnings in Rwanda

World Food Programme Logistics

Growing Better Beans Boosts Earnings for Rwanda Smallholders In Rwanda, smallholder farmers are testing ways to transition from subsistence-oriented approaches to more market-based production. A pilot has demonstrated potential to significantly increase their production, as well as profits.

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!