Fri.Oct 04, 2019

Inspiring the Next Generation of Manufacturing Employees

Material Handling and Logistics

Creating a people-centric culture will help attract and retain the Gen Z workforce

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Warehouse Management Analytics: What You Need to Know

Cerasis

The rise of e-commerce was a significant change for supply chain managers and leaders. Customers now have access to anything their hearts desire, and inventory management has become a new animal.

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Retailers and Carriers are Increasing Labor Ahead of the Holiday Shopping Season

Kuebix

Fall is here and retailers are already preparing to get in the holiday spirit! Many businesses announced their seasonal hiring plans before summer ended. A recent Indeed holiday hiring survey indicates that holiday job searches per million job seekers rose by 11% in comparison to last year.

What is route optimization?

Routific

What is route optimization? Route optimization is the process of finding the most cost-effective route for a set of stops. Many people think this means finding the shortest distance or fastest time between point A and point B, but this isn’t quite right.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Disrupt to sustain: Where we’re headed with AVs

Fleet Owner

Everywhere I turn there’s another story about autonomous vehicles and the potential impact on the trucking industry. The vast majority of these stories end up adopting a similar tone - about how none of this is coming soon, how computers and technol

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DENSO testing new reefer delivery service in Indonesia

Refrigerated Transporter

DENSO Corporation and Global Mobility Service (GMS) recently commenced field testing of a new transport service incorporating small refrigerated parcels to deliver fresh food and other products in Indonesia. In the field test, which the compani

U.S. rail and intermodal volumes slip in September, reports AAR

Logistics Management

Rail carloads, at 992,452, were down 7%, or 74,172 carloads, compared to September 2018, and intermodal units, at 2,054,025, slipped 6.4%, or 140,161 units, annually

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How are Ships Made?

MTS Logistics

Have you ever wondered why a tiny stone sinks, but a vessel, 1,200 feet long, 216 feet wide, 252 feet high and weighing 227,000 tons, could remain on the water surface? How do ships float? How are ships they made ?

ChargePoint Technology to Support SF Transit Agency Electrification

NGT News

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is installing ChargePoint’s Express Plus charging architecture as a part of the revitalization of its Woods Bus Yard. The chargers will fuel the first full battery-electric buses to hit the streets of San Francisco beginning in 2020.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Future Jobs Are In Logistics, Not Red Tape and Brown Steel

Supply Chain Brain

While watching the latest Democratic presidential debate, it occurred to me that both political parties are missing a critical issue when it comes to job creation

The ‘So What’ of my experiences in East Timor – Reflections on East Timor by a Logistics Unit Commander Part 4

Logistics in War

By Brigadier Michael Kehoe (Retd). “In In the two decades since the Australian deployment to East Timor as part of the International Force East Timor (INTERFET), much has been written about the operation predominantly from the national and military strategic perspectives.

Frito-Lay Aiming for Zero-Emission Modesto Facility

NGT News

Frito-Lay says it is planning to replace all of its existing diesel-powered freight equipment with zero-emission (ZE) and near-zero emission (NZE) technologies at its Modesto, Calif., manufacturing site.

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PLS Logistics

The latest updates from PLS Logistics Services. resources

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Cooper adds SmartWay-verified, long-haul Roadmaster steer tire

Refrigerated Transporter

Cooper Tire’s Roadmaster brand recently added a new tire in its commercial long-haul lineup—the Roadmaster RM832 EM steer tire. The new tire is SmartWay verified and blends excellent fuel efficiency with long miles-to-removal due to 18/32nds of trea

IG report reveals the sobering truth about CSA — it’s going to be hard to fix

Commercial Carrier Journal

Nearly a decade into the CSA experiment, there's still more questions than answers about its future and whether FMCSA can pull off a system meant to accurately score a wildly diverse industry with hundreds of thousands of companies operating across 50 states. Headline News

Can you hear me now? Anybody out there?

Overdrive Online

Gary Buchs on the "lost" art of communication: "When I think about the way brokered freight seems to be going -- tap a button on a screen, get a load – the phrase 'trust but verify' comes high to the mind. Don’t give up on due diligence with the shippers and receivers in such transactions.

New standards published to advance the use of data from smart containers

The LoadStar

The quest to develop a set of standards for data collected from smart containers has taken an important step forward.

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Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Global Bulk Container Packaging Market 2019 – Anthente, BLT, Braid Logistics, Buscherhoff Spezialverpackung

247 Customs Broker

The Global Bulk Container Packaging Market 2019 Report is composed of all the primary details regarding the Global Bulk Container Packaging Market 2019.

APC 2019?—?Agenda

World Food Programme Logistics

APC 2019?—?Agenda Agenda 11 November 10.00–12.30?—?Registration 12.30?—?Registration Registration 12.30–13.30?—?Lunch 13.30?—?Lunch Lunch 13.30–17.00?—?The 17.00?—?The The main drivers of hunger: climate change 17.00–17.10?—?Group 17.10?—?Group Group Photo 12 November 9.00–9.30?—?Coffee 9.30?—?Coffee

Can you hear me now? Anybody out there?

247 Customs Broker

Have we lost the art of communication — that simple ability to talk to one another? I’ve been working this over in mind and in… The post Can you hear me now? Anybody out there? appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

2019 Annual Partnership Consultation?—?Logistics note

World Food Programme Logistics

2019 Annual Partnership Consultation?—?Logistics Logistics note Practical information for participants Venue The venue of the Consultation is the Headquarters of the UN World Food Programme (HQ), located in Via Cesare Giulio Viola 68/70 – 00148, Rome, Italy.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Kentucky-based trucker named Highway Angel for helping at scene of fiery, fatal crash

247 Customs Broker

Brian Smith A truck driver out of Louisville, Kentucky, has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for helping at the scene… The post Kentucky-based trucker named Highway Angel for helping at scene of fiery, fatal crash appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Stressed carriers hold their breath during Golden Week as contract talks loom

The LoadStar

China’s Golden Week traditionally marks the start of the slack season on the major tradelanes of Asia-Europe and the transpacific. .

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (October 4, 2019)

247 Customs Broker

Today is October 4th, a date on the calendar that until 8 years ago was just another day for our family. The sun rose like… The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (October 4, 2019) appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Anger as Lufthansa pays ‘the wrong recipient’ to settle air cargo cartel case

The LoadStar

Airline executives are up in arms following the news that Lufthansa Cargo paid an undisclosed settlement to DB Schenker over an air cargo cartel. . It was shippers, not forwarders, that ultimately overpaid for freight carriage – so any compensation should be rightly theirs, claim air cargo executives. . This is as unjust to our industry as it gets,” said one key airline executive. The forwarders cannot be allowed to get away with this.” . “I.

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!