Tue.Nov 23, 2021

How Remote Managed IT Services Can Help You Build a Scalable Business


Remote-managed IT services are becoming a necessity rather than a luxury. The reason is that the competition in the industry has gone up in recent years due to the increase in warehouses leveraging technology in their operations.

L.I.N.K. | How Will Supply Chain Disruptions Affect the Thanksgiving Table?

Food Logistics

Anaplan VP of global supply chain solutions Evan Quasney gives insight into how the supply chain disruptions will show up on the Thanksgiving table this year, as managing editor Brielle Jaekel asks him about trends in the industry. Warehousing / Grocery Retail


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Truck tonnage levels see October gains, reports ATA

Logistics Management

The ATA’s advanced Seasonally Adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index for October—at 113 (2015=100)—eked out a 0.4% increase, following a 2.2% September increase

Poking at hours of service: Independent data collection around COVID-19 waiver use under way to #InvalidateHOS

Overdrive Online

Trucker Nation teams up with D&K Truck Compliance on a new effort to gather data from carriers and individual drivers who have operated under the COVID waiver. The goal is to study safety outcomes, potentially spurring hours of service change. Channel 19

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Minimizing Retail Supply Chain Disruptions in 2021 and Beyond

Speaker: Izaac Moran, Customer Success Manager, FourKites; Glenn Koepke, SVP of Customer Success, FourKites; and featuring interviews with supply chain experts from Dollar Tree and Best Buy

Register for our upcoming webinar to see how savvy retailers including Dollar Tree and Best Buy are leveraging real-time visibility across their end-to-end supply chains in creative ways to drive agility and thrive in today’s unpredictable environment.

Supporting Fast and Efficient Land Transportation in Canada and Beyond

Now, That's Logistics

Like many organizations, one US art supply manufacturer and distributor was leveraging the infrastructure put in place by large e-tailers for selling and distributing its products to Canadian consumers.

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National diesel average falls for first time in 10 weeks

Logistics Management

Falling $0.01-cents, the national average came in at $3.724 per gallon. This marked the first decrease since the week of September 13, when the national average fell to $3.372, down from $3.373 the week of September 6


How Technology Can Help Small & Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs) In The Supply Chain World


Supply chains for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs or SMEs) have followed a similar trajectory over the years. Consumers or business owners create a purchase order. Once the items ordered are ready, the supplier contacts a shipping company to move the products.

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Avantra Launches Enterprise Edition AIOps platform

Supply Chain Brain

Avantra, an AIOps and automation solution for SAP operations, announced the launch of Avantra Enterprise Edition, the next-generation AIOps platform for intelligent SAP landscape management, designed to deliver secure, integrated and automated operational experiences

Ev Dynamics Brings E-Platform Chassis to North American New Energy Vehicle Market

NGT News

Ev Dynamics (Holdings) Ltd., a developer and manufacturer of new energy vehicles (NEVs), has expanded its global reach by entering the growing North American NEV market with a solution for manufacturers of buses, coaches, trucks and vans.

The Rise of Supply Chain n.0 – 5 Ways to Thrive on Change

Ready to learn how to thrive on change? In this eBook, our experts share the 5 key steps to executing Supply Chain n.0 strategies that thrive on change.

Chinese black out on Maritime Data as Automatic Identification System data blocked

Shipping and Freight Resource

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October U.S.-bound imports set new record, reports Panjiva

Logistics Management

Total October U.S-bound bound containerized freight imports—at 2,995,176 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units)—saw a 2.7% annual gain, setting a new record, and were up 20.5% compared to the same period in 2019, with shipments—at 1,415,250—up 15.2% annually and up 34.7% compared to 2019

Sustainalytics Launches Supply Chain ESG Solutions for Companies

Supply Chain Brain

Sustainalytics, a global provider of ESG research, ratings and data, today announced the launch of its Corporate Supply Chain ESG Solutions, which include online access to company-level ESG ratings and data within Sustainalytics’ extensive research universe

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The American trade imbalance and port congestion

Shipping and Freight Resource

As per stats released by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, the American trade deficit on goods and services went up 4.2%, rising from $70.3 billion in July to $73.3 billion in August this year.

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

Watch: Collaboration 2.0: A Critical Part of the Resilience Recipe

Supply Chain Brain

Mike Jette, vice president of consulting with GEP, defines the term “Collaboration 2.0,” and explains how it differs from earlier concepts of supply chain collaboration

West Coast ‘Container Dwell Fee’ is on hold until at least November 29

Logistics Management

Following a recent announcement stating they would delay the consideration of their Container Dwell Fee, for ocean carriers, until November 22, the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB), whom collectively account for roughly 40% of United States-bound import volumes, said late yesterday that the fee now will not be considered until November 29


Broken Supply Chains Threaten Ruin at a Growing Number of Small Firms

Supply Chain Brain

A growing cohort of smaller companies that survived the cold depths of the pandemic say now they’re in danger because the economy is too hot

First links between storm-hit Vancouver and Canadian interior re-established

The LoadStar

A train service between Vancouver and the Canadian interior is set to resume by midday Pacific time today, according to CP Rail.

SAP S/4HANA: 4 Tips to Get You Started on the Right Path

With SAP S/4HANA at the core of your digital transformation, you can empower your supply chain with intelligent process automation, unprecedented visibility, actionable insights and real-time collaboration.

QAD Precision Software Upgrade Enhances Supply Chain Visibility and Connectivity

Supply Chain Brain

QAD Precision, a provider of global trade management and transportation execution software, has announced the newest release of its Global Trade and Transportation Execution (GTTE) solution, with capabilities to simplify and enhance global import and export processes

CMA CGM orders ten 2,000 teu ice-class box ships from Hyundai Mipo

The LoadStar

French liner operator CMA CGM has chosen South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) to construct 10 ice-class vessels of 2,000 teu each.

West Coast Dockworkers Reject Contract Extension, Seek Talks

Supply Chain Brain

The union representing about 15,000 dockworkers at the U.S.’s s largest ports declined an offer by employers to extend existing labor contracts for a year, setting the stage for heated negotiations


California dwell fees postponed again, just as new service is set to debut

The LoadStar

Congestion at Southern Californian ports has not been affected by the failure to introduce the increased container dwell charge, with vessels offshore remaining stubbornly high and one carrier even adding a service.

4 Critical Steps to Build into Your Digital Logistics Strategy

Up your logistics game by empowering your supply chain with AI-powered analytics, real-time collaboration, IoT-enabled track and trace, and cognitive decision-making to achieve digital logistics success. Build your strategy around these 4 critical steps.

Last-Mile Fuel Delivery Lets Truckers Skip the Gas Station

Supply Chain Brain

Cutting out fuel stops can save time, money and the environment


Cost-hit air cargo handlers warn of double-digit rise in charges

The LoadStar

Forwarders can expect significant increases in air cargo terminal handling charges next year, as the sector struggles with rising costs. It’s no secret that there have been some big winners, financially, from the chaos that is the current logistics market.

UK forklift orders soaring

Logistics Business Magazine

Rising confidence as business looks for a swift recovery from a succession of pandemic-induced lockdowns is generating unprecedented demand for new lift trucks across nearly all sectors of the market.

Decarbonisation debate manoeuvring set to run on, and on…

The LoadStar

Debate at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) over its level of ambition for decarbonising shipping closed without conclusion – discussions continued for more than a day and a half of the five-day meeting, and the chairman invited member states to submit proposals for discussion at the next meeting.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.