Tue.Jan 11, 2022

Challenges and Opportunities in e-Commerce Logistics

Logistics Matter

The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Didier Duponselle, Business Unit Director at Ahlers. In Episode 008 I spoke to Didier’s colleague Johan Elzes about the challenges of doing business in Russia.

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Tips on Order Fulfillment for Vitamins and Supplements

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

In 2022, the market for online vitamin and dietary supplement sales is expected to grow to $21 billion , an 8.1 percent year-over-year increase. With the anticipated growth this year and beyond, you need a fulfillment partner that can help you keep up with volumes ?

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Mid-West Truckers Association cancels 2022 Mid-West Truck and Trailer Show

Fleet Owner

The recent surge in COVID-19 cases due to the omicron variant raised uncertainties for both exhibitors and attendees. The 2023 show has already been rescheduled. COVID-19 Coverage

Top Trucking and Land Transport Trends to Watch in 2022

Now, That's Logistics

With the national recovery in full swing, e-commerce sales growing and consumer spending all remaining steady through 2021, demand for trucking and land transport is extremely high right now.

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.

Fixing Your Supply Chain in 2022

Logistics Bureau

What will you focus on in 2022 to improve your Supply Chain? Short Term fixes might focus more on policies, like customer service or inventory. Or maybe analysing cost to serve. Meanwhile, Medium Term might be more on things like sourcing, freight or logistics outsourcing.

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Data Monitoring Tapped for Insurance Capabilities

Food Logistics

The rising costs of insurance for carriers prompts tech companies like Overhaul to partner with insurance companies to use data to lower premium costs. Software & Technology / AI/AR

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Thought Leadership Updates with David Buss

Now, That's Logistics

“If you are in the logistics industry, then you’re in the right place. Every week I’ll be bringing you the latest insight from our profession. This is not just the latest news, but how it will influence your logistics, so you can stay one step ahead and make the most of it.

Editor’s Choice: Singles Day – A Retail Revolution

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Choice ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. This article is from Audrey Dong, from KNAPP , and looks at e-commerce in China and the impact of Singles Day. E-commerce in China has developed rapidly in the past decades, with currently over 25% of total retail sales generated online.

Smart Fleets, Driver Rights: What’s Coming for Trucking in 2022

Supply Chain Brain

Creative problem-solving, with help from modern technology, will help stabilize U.S. trucking and move the industry forward

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.

Covenant Logistics Group Increases Electric Truck Fleet with 50 Nikola EVs

NGT News

Covenant Logistics Group Inc. is adding 50 zero-emission vehicles from Nikola Corp. to its fleet.

Ascend makes its formal entrance into the truckload market

Logistics Management

Ascend’s primary focus will be on serving shippers in various verticals, including the consumer goods, packaging, and industrial supply chain, which, they added, usually require products to be shipped quickly and regionally, coupled with what the company called “exacting service requirements

How 3D Printing Can Streamline Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

Here’s why and how organizations are integrating 3D printing into the manufacturing mainstream

ExxonMobil Purchases Stake in Biojet to Expand Biofuel Portfolio

NGT News

ExxonMobil is expanding its interests in biofuels that can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector, acquiring a 49.9%

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.

EU to Stage Large-Scale Cyberattack Exercise on Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

European Union governments will launch later this week a large-scale simulation of cyberattacks against multiple member states

Noregon adds geofencing capabilities to TripVision

Fleet Owner

Fleets can create a geofence at a location and use TripVision’s configurable alerts to learn when a vehicle enters or departs the location, understand the total volume of activity at a location, or measure dwell time within the fences. Technology / Telematics

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National diesel average heads up after eight weeks of decreases, reports EIA

Logistics Management

With a 4.4-cent increase, the national average price per gallon came in at $3.657 per gallon, following a $0.002-cent decrease, to $3.613 per gallon, for the week of January 3

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What Are the Top 7 TMS Benefits

Turvo

Managing and monitoring the modern supply chain network remains a complex and involved task, even in the best times. Thankfully, the integration of transportation management system (TMS) features can help improve functionality throughout the supply chain.

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.

U.S. Chamber urges new era of ‘bold’ and ‘loud’ U.S. business advocates

Logistics Management

The state of American business is able, agile, resilient and ready. Those are the words from new U.S. Chamber President and CEO Suzanne Clark, who predicted U.S. business resiliency in her first “State of American Business” economic preview for 2022

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ZIM to Launch a New North China–Australia Express Service

Supply Chain Brain

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd., a global container liner shipping company, announced the launch of North China–Australia Express (C3A), ZIM’s new express service, connecting major ports in North China, South Korea and Australia

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Sit-Down Forklifts vs. Stand-Up Forklifts: Which Is Better?

Conger

This article is all about comparing sit-down forklifts and stand-up forklifts. In it, you’ll learn: What each type of forklift is. The major differences between them. What applications each is best suited for. The training requirements for operators of both. And lots more!

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Zilliant Introduces Real-Time Pricing Engine to Deliver Dynamic Pricing Capabilities

Supply Chain Brain

Zilliant Inc., a provider of intelligent B2B price optimization, price management and sales guidance software, introduced the Real-Time Pricing Engine, a new product that enables business-to-business (B2B) companies to calculate and deliver prices in real-time to any commercial system

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.

Drive Intelligent Decision-Making With Smart Transportation

MercuryGate

Transportation carbon emissions are a major threat to the planet, and left unchecked, they have the potential to cause vast devastation and limit the abilities of humanity to thrive.

Watch: What Is Supply Chain Resiliency?

Supply Chain Brain

It can be a vague term to employ. Pramod Gupta, vice president of supply chain consulting with GEP, offers a definition of supply chain resiliency, and explains its importance to organizations today

Want to offer convenient time-slot bookings for your home services customers?

Locus

At any point in time, the streets today are brimming with delivery executives sporting bright colored jerseys and zipping through traffic to their next delivery or assignment. All thanks to the mushrooming of service-based and delivery apps in the last decade.

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HomeValet to Bring Secure, 24/7 Contactless Delivery to Consumers’ Doorsteps

Supply Chain Brain

HomeValet, a contactless home-delivery company, announced the launch of its Smart Box and app

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.