Thu.Jan 19, 2023

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Editor’s Choice: Remove Wasted Time and Your Operations Can Soar Like an Eagle

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 Open Sky Group and offers tips for removing wasted time in your operations.

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Quoting a Freight Shipment? Here are the Details You’ll Need

Freightquote

Shipment quoting is simple at Freightquote. Use our expert tips for accurate quotes from multiple, vetted carriers

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L.I.N.K.| Crafting Company Culture in a 3PL World

Food Logistics

Managing editor Alexis Mizell-Pleasant sits down with Frank Dreischarf, Vice President of Supply Chain Solutions at R2 Logistics, to discuss ways to incorporate a diverse and influential company culture, in part 1 of this 3-part series. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

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[Editor’s Pick] Supply Chain Planning: What Would Don Draper Do?

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

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How Top Food Shippers are Navigating Supply Chain Disruptions in 2023

Speaker: Glenn Koepke and Melissa Wreath

On February 2nd, join FourKites and ArrowStream to learn what food & beverage suppliers, restaurant operators, and other industry leaders are doing to address the labor and talent management issues affecting the food and restaurant supply chains today.

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Commercial truck loan interest rates up for owner-operators

Overdrive Online

The U.S. economy hasn't seen hikes in the fed-funds target interest rate like 2022's in well more than a decade. With those hikes flowing into commercial truck loans, this closer look at impacts illustrates the value of long-term lender relationships. Business

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Supply Chain Trends in 2023

Supply Chain Brain

Location data, digitization, and sustainability initiatives will contribute to accuracy, predictability and carbon efficiency this year

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2023 Bulk Trucking Outlook

Bulk Connection

Is 2023 the year where the supply chain finally settles down, or are we in for more instability? To get a read on how things currently stand and where an expert thinks things are headed, we sat down with Bulk Connection’s VP of Operations, Andrew Scibelli, for a Q&A session. Bulk Transportation

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How to combat rising borrowing costs when buying equipment

Overdrive Online

The U.S. economy hasn't seen hikes in the fed-funds target interest rate like 2022's in well more than a decade. With those hikes flowing into commercial truck loans, this closer look at impacts illustrates the value of long-term lender relationships. Business

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U.S. rail carload and intermodal volumes are mixed, for week ending January 14, reports AAR

Logistics Management

Rail carloads—at 244,171—saw a 4.2% annual gain, and intermodal containers and trailers—at 241,829 units—fell 7

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The Great Supply Chain Gear-Up: Sustainability and Agility for 2023

Speaker: Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev

Join Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev, for an insightful overview of general supply chain best practices, how to build a more sustainable supply chain, and navigating post-pandemic supply challenges.

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Sharing Logistics Data Without Compromising Sensitive Information

Supply Chain Brain

A means of speeding up payment for services, factoring can help small to midsized carriers reduce overhead and increase margins

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RoadOne IntermodaLogistics announces acquisition of The Transporter

Logistics Management

Randolph, Mass.-based based RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, a provider of intermodal, distribution, and logistics services, said earlier this week it has acquired Houston-based regional intermodal service provider The Transporter Inc. A purchase price was not disclosed.

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JIT and Industry 4.0: The Future of Modern Manufacturing

Supply Chain Brain

It’s time to reassess just-in-time inventory management

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Single-Carrier vs. Multi-Carrier Shipping Stategies

Logistics Management

Download the white paper to learn about the benefits of multi-carrier shipping with EasyPost

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5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

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The Best is Yet to Come

3PL Insights

It’s been a great year at Evans. As a fourth-generation company, we are incredibly proud to be experiencing unprecedented growth. As we enter our 94 th year, the future is bright. I am grateful for the employees, customers, and partners that have made 2022 possible.

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Driving the Risk Out of Line Haul Fleet Management with AIoT Technologies

Logistics Management

Explore how Hikvision’s Line Haul Management Solution boosts productivity, improves safety and minimizes transportation risks

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Small Retailers Finally Get a Fighting Chance Thanks to a Roosevelt-Era Antitrust Law

Supply Chain Brain

Smaller retailers also see Robinson-Patman as a salve for another irritant: seeing empty shelves at their stores while larger rivals have plenty of merchandise

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IFOY finalists have been selected

Logistics Business Magazine

The IFOY organisation has announced the finalists for the IFOY AWARD 2023. Among a total of 39 applicants, 23 intralogistics providers from seven countries made it to the finals with 25 products and solutions, including seven start-ups.

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Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

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Wayfair is Laying Off 1,750 Workers

Supply Chain Brain

Wayfair, Amazon, Peloton Interactive and other companies saw business surge but are now slashing jobs

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RFID Streamlines Store Inventory Management

Logistics Business Magazine

Manhattan Associates has unveiled its vision for an RFID-powered store. Manhattan Active® Omni suite has expanded its support of RFID tags for automating and streamlining the inventory counting, receiving, picking, checkout, return and exchange processes.

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Google Parent Firm Alphabet to Cut 12,000 Jobs Worldwide

Supply Chain Brain

Tech firms laid off more than 150,000 workers globally in 2022, with a further 38,800 layoffs already announced in 2023

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UniCarriers Rebrands to Mitsubishi Forklifts

Logistics Business Magazine

Logisnext UK Ltd is delighted to announce that the brand UniCarriers is now replaced in the UK by Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks. This change is part of the European strategy of the company’s owner, Mitsubishi Logisnext Europe (MLE). Since the acquisition of UniCarriers Corporation Ltd.

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Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

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Fleet Enable Bringing Final-Mile Tech to Air Cargo Market

Supply Chain Brain

Software expert lets carriers automate orders, routing, billing and more

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Port of Liverpool has Logistics Potential

Logistics Business Magazine

The Port of Liverpool has been ranked as the UK’s top port for port-centric logistics potential in a new industry study.

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How to Streamline Procurement and Increase Buying Power Working with a GPO

Supply Chain Brain

A Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) aggregates the purchasing volume of its members for various goods and services and develops contracts with suppliers through which members may buy at group prices and terms

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Refrigerated Trailers Operating with TIP Group

Logistics Business Magazine

Thermo King®, a leader in transport temperature control solutions and a brand of Trane Technologies, announced today that three new refrigerated trailers featuring the Advancer AxlePower energy recovery system started operations in the Netherlands.

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Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

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Podcast | Why Private Equity Believes in the Logistics Industry

Supply Chain Brain

How can we tell that the logistics industry holds so much promise for investors? It’s where the money is

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Photoneo Brightpick Raises Funds

Logistics Business Magazine

Photoneo Brightpick Group, the parent company of Photoneo, a leading provider of robotic vision sensors and intelligence software, and Brightpick, a leading provider of warehouse automation solutions for ecommerce and grocery order fulfilment, has announced it has raised an additional $19 million to complete a $40 million Series B.

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France Hit by Disruptions as Unions Start Pension Strikes

Supply Chain Brain

Although Macron lost his outright majority in June’s parliamentary election, the conservative Republicains party has said it could back the pension bill under certain conditions