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4 ways that 3PLs can help with supply chain optimization in 2022

West Coast and California Logistics

Now that logistics disruptions have become the new normal, at least temporarily, U.S. companies have been reevaluating their supply chains, seeking optimization in both the short and long term.

Supply Chain Predictions for 2022 and Beyond

Logistics Viewpoints

As I was enjoying the holidays, I had an opportunity to reflect on the year past and what the future holds for supply chains. Wanted to share these thoughts here.

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US importers using box ships to store cargo

Supply Chain and Logistics

US importers are not so worried about cargo waiting offshore to be unloaded. As long as they have enough for their sales or manufacturing, the cargo can sit on a container ship and the principal cost to the shipper is … Continue reading → Logistics Managerial Econ Shipping Supply Chains containers delays inventory inventory cost inventory financing ocean shipping ports supply chains

What Is Virtual Learning and How to Benefit from It?

Shippeo

Virtual learning is the process of using technology to deliver educational material. It takes different forms and shapes, and relies heavily on modern e-learning tools that keep the learner engaged.

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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.

At the very top of his game: Owner-Operator of the Year Bryan Smith strikes family, work, community balance with perseverance

Overdrive Online

With as close a handle on costs as it's possible to have, owner-op Bryan Smith did very well in 2021 despite significant cost inflation. His business acumen is built on an exemplary career with a work-life balance successfully struck. Owner-Operator of the Year

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At the very top of his game: Owner-Operator of the Year Bryan Smith strikes family, work, community balance with perseverance

Overdrive Online

With as close a handle on costs as it's possible to have, owner-op Bryan Smith did very well in 2021 despite significant cost inflation. His business acumen is built on an exemplary career with a work-life balance successfully struck. Owner-Operator of the Year

Parade Offers Brokers Access to New Capacity via Partnership with Channel19

Parade

Truckload Capacity Management Platform Adds to Partner Capacity Networks with Channel19's Smaller Carriers of All Types.

2022 Rate Outlook: Up, Up, and Away

Logistics Management

Irrespective of mode, rates will be escalating, with carriers controlling capacity and exercising leverage like never before. Given the shortage of manpower and labor pools across the spectrum of global logistics, managers will be struggling this year

The Importance of Order Visibility in Supply Chain Planning & Execution

Turvo

Maintaining a unified and interconnected supply chain network is of the utmost importance for shippers of all sizes. Logistics managers rely on clear insight, accurate data, and order visibility to maintain smooth operations day in and day out.

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.

Vicinity Motor Integrates Proterra Battery Technology into EV Buses and Trucks

NGT News

Vicinity Motor Corp., a North American supplier of commercial electric vehicles (EV), and Proterra Inc., a commercial vehicle electrification technology company, are collaborating to power Vicinity’s electric transit buses and work trucks with Proterra’s industry-leading battery technology.

Supply Chain Labor Shortage: Three Myths, and Three Must Do's

Supply Chain Brain

A divide has opened in the post-pandemic workforce — one that’s essential to understand

California Air Resources Board Approves Nikola’s Zero-Emission BEV

NGT News

Nikola Corp.’s s Nikola Tre battery-electric vehicle (BEV) has been deemed eligible for the Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) program by the California Air Resources Board (CARB).

Supreme Court rules OHSA's vaccine mandate will not take effect

Overdrive Online

The Justices voted 6-3 in agreement with the challenges to the mandate, which claimed that OSHA and the Secretary of Labor did not have the authority to issue the mandate

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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.

Bringg report addresses myriad aspects of same-day delivery for retail shippers

Logistics Management

A report issued this week by Chicago-based Bringg, a data-led delivery and fulfillment cloud platform provider, examined various aspects of same-day delivery, focusing on a forward-looking approach to same-day delivery, as well as the main strengths and drawbacks related to it, among other factors

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At the very top of his game: Owner-Operator of the Year Bryan Smith strikes family, work, community balance with perseverance

Overdrive Online

With as close a handle on costs as it's possible to have, owner-op Bryan Smith did very well in 2021 despite significant cost inflation. His business acumen is built on an exemplary career with a work-life balance successfully struck. Owner-Operator of the Year

New Volvo Trucks VNR Electric Offers Improved Range and Configurations

NGT News

Volvo Trucks North America’s production of the enhanced Volvo VNR Electric model will begin in Q2 2022 and features an up to 85% increased range, faster charging and more configurations for heavy-duty transport.

Supply Chain Breakdown 2022

Blue Grace Logistics

With every new year comes an opportunity to foretell what lies ahead in the marketplace, and the supply chain breakdown 2022 is no different. The past several years has proven environmentally unprecedented across many fronts, including logistics and supply chains overall.

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.

Watch: Higher Wages Aren’t Enough to Solve Labor Shortage

Supply Chain Brain

Pushing more money on people won't solve the labor shortage in the supply chain, says Amy David, clinical associate at Purdue University. Greater benefits and childcare are among the things needed to attract and retain workers

2022 Bulk Trucking Outlook

Bulk Connection

A new year is a new start, right? That’s at least what supply chain professionals across the country are hoping as we look to get past the bottlenecks and disruptions that characterized 2022.

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Podcast | Can Manufacturers Prevent Another Microchip Shortage?

Supply Chain Brain

The global shortage of microchips has had a devastating impact on multiple industries, not least automotive manufacturers, who are expected to have lost some $210 billion in 2021 because they couldn’t get enough chips to drive the systems in their vehicles.

Why supply chain resilience is the ultimate New Year’s resolution

ShipLilly

Empty roll of toilet paper with the phrase Plan B, concept for alternative planning. Now that we are in the New Year, it is sensible to start taking stock of your business. For example, you may want to consider how your operations have gone over the last 12 months.

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.

Omicron’s Surge Gives Bosses a Reason to Order Shots Biden Can’t

Supply Chain Brain

The U.S. Supreme Court may have rejected a federal rule mandating COVID-19 vaccinations or testing, but businesses threatened by omicron’s spread might be forced to implement one anyway to protect the workers they have and keep factories open

How to Quickly Assess the Health of Your Truck’s Engine

United World Transporation

When it comes to maintenance, most truckers are concerned with brakes and tires, so long as their engine is humming along. However, keeping up with your truck’s engine will save you time, money, and a lot of headaches.

Imaginnovate Enhances Fleet Enable to Track Final-Mile Teams in the Field

Supply Chain Brain

Logistics technology developer Imaginnovate announced a new feature to Fleet Enable providing final-mile carriers significant advantage in managing white glove deliveries

Congested Railways May Still Be An Option For Your Shipments

Dedola Global Logistics

The Congested U.S. Railways May Still Be An Option. . The ongoing global supply chain issues have severely impacted the U.S. rail freight system. Read on to get a better understanding of continuing issues. Railway congestion worsened as the pandemic generated strong demand for imported goods.

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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.