Wed.Sep 13, 2023

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The State of Freight with Anne Reinke

The Logistics of Logistics

Anne Reinke and Joe Lynch discuss the state of freight. Anne is the President & CEO of Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) , the trusted voice for third-party logistics companies of all sizes. About Anne Reinke Anne Reinke was named President & CEO of the TIA in October 2020, coming from the USDOT where she served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary – Congressional Affairs.

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FMCSA wants control of third-stage DataQs appeals

Overdrive Online

With a notice publishing September 14, FMCSA proposes reform to the appeals process for third-stage DataQs reviews -- or requests for change to a violation, crash or other information that have been rejected at least twice already.

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September 13, 2023 Update

Freightos

Blog " * " indicates required fields Email * Comments This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. More Resources Home September 13, 2023 Update The Freightos Weekly Update helps you stay on top of the latest developments in international freight by giving you the rundown on the latest economic data, ocean and air demand trends, rate data – and anything else impacting the market.

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Ramping Up Supply Chain Resilience with AI-Powered CLM

Supply Chain Brain

Business systems can’t operate with true effectiveness as stand-alone functions; they must work together for businesses to harvest the most value from their data.

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How a Global CPG Leader Optimized $500M of Direct Materials Spend and Exceeded Savings Goal

A Fortune 500 CPG company partnered with GEP to improve end-to-end category management, optimize direct spend categories, and increase strategic focus on tail spend. GEP’s sourcing expertise and market intelligence enabled the company to centralize sourcing and order management processes, strengthen key supplier relationships, and enhance supply chain resilience and agility.

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Trucker’s Million Mile Club

Women in Trucking

Candy Bass is a truck driver with five decades of experience behind the wheel. Bass has 6 million accident-free miles and earned the WIT Driver of the Year award in 2023.

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Study highlights path to readying grid for electric fleets

Commercial Carrier Journal

The study demonstrates how three different infrastructure strategies – electric network reconfiguration, multi-value grid infrastructure upgrades, and non-wires solutions – can meet the identified needs.

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Diesel Supply Strains Deepen While Trucking Demand Recovers in U.S.

Supply Chain Brain

At risk are farmers who need diesel to harvest crops and homeowners who rely on its sister fuel, heating oil, to get through the winter.

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Vedder Transportation Group acquired by TFI

Commercial Carrier Journal

With the acquisition of Vedder Transportation Group, TFI expands its liquid and dry bulk food-grade tanker services to Western Canada.

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Threatened UAW Strike Could Cause ‘Turmoil’ in Entire Auto Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

The strike deadline set by the United Auto Workers union, which is negotiating with the so-called Detroit Three automakers is September 14, a minute before midnight.

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Artificial Intelligence and the Transportation Industry

Artificial intelligence has quickly become a feature of everyday life: Using face ID to unlock a phone, communicating with online chatbots, and letting “smart” appliances help manage our homes are just a few of the ways that we interact with AI regularly. Forward-looking businesses are also using AI to transform their operations and gain a competitive edge.

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Progress Towards a Zero-Carbon Shipping Future as a New Climate Report Warns Ports

MTS Logistics

There’s been a big focus on climate change and its effects on the maritime shipping sector for good reason: we see the effects of climate change everywhere. Now, there’s a glimmer of hope for progress in the fight for zero-carbon shipping, while a new report spells trouble. Here’s what you need to know: The good news: funding has been awarded to build the first eSOV worldwide.

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India Planning New Policy to Attract EV Manufacturers, More Investment

Supply Chain Brain

American car maker Tesla has held ongoing talks with Indian PM Narendra Modi's administration to build a factory in the country.

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World’s First Autonomous Sideloader

Logistics Business Magazine

Irish materials handling manufacturer Combilift has launched its first autonomous vehicle at the annual Fabtech trade show. Developed by Combilift’s dedicated automation team, the Combi-AGT is a 4-wheel electric stand-on model, which is the world’s first autonomous dual operational sideloader for long loads. Celebrating 25 years in business, Combilift is acknowledged as being at the forefront of innovation in the global material handling sector with its wide range of customised products, and the

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C.H. Robinson Opens 400,000-Square-Foot Logistics Facility in Texas

Supply Chain Brain

The venue has 154 dock doors that can support up to 700 trailers, making it one of the largest cross-docking facilities in Laredo, Texas.

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7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024

Procurement and supply chain leaders are presented with their fair share of challenges, with a host of tools and strategies to resolve them. That said, what’s the best path forward to leverage this year’s trends? In this recap of a recent GEP-WBR webinar, 7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024, GEP’s Pramod Sethumadhavan explores seven vital leadership trends that will help guide procurement and supply chain decision-makers.

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Loneliest Lion gets Qatar Airways Journey

Logistics Business Magazine

After enduring five years of isolation in an abandoned Armenian zoo, Ruben, known as the world’s loneliest lion, embarked on a remarkable journey of rehabilitation in Free State, South Africa, thanks to the collaborative efforts of Animals Defenders International (ADI) and Qatar Airways Cargo. Ruben, who was left behind when a private zoo closed down in Armenia, suffered in a tiny concrete cell with no contact with other lions.

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Fleet Enable Launches Free Electronic Data Interchange Offering

Supply Chain Brain

The new service will allow freight haulers to receive digital orders and send return responses to their partners without manual intervention.

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Emons Group Celebrates its 80th Anniversary

Logistics Business Magazine

Emons Group BV, a third party logistics provider based in the Netherlands, will celebrate its 80th anniversary on September 15th, at the event location Inspyrium in Cuijk. The event, called ‘ Futuring Emons ’, will be attended by customers and partners; an opportunity to look ahead into the future of logistics in general and the Emons Group in particular.

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ABB Group Investing $280M in Swedish Robotics Hub

Supply Chain Brain

The new campus, which will allow ABB to expand its production capacity by 50%, is scheduled to be opened in late 2026.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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#1 Way How Subscription-Based Businesses in the USA Can Save on Shipping Costs to Canada

Radius Logistics

For subscription-based businesses, getting products to your customers on time, every time, is crucial for success. If you’re dealing with high shipping costs or delayed deliveries, it’s time to rethink your logistics strategy. This article will explain how Radius Logistics’ warehousing and distribution services can benefit your business.

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Chevron, LNG Facility Workers to Hold Tribunal to Resolve Strike

Supply Chain Brain

Chevron is hoping the Fair Work Commission will force workers to cancel the strike and make a deal with the company.

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FourKites Visibility 2023: CONNECTED

Logistics Viewpoints

Last week I attended FourKites Visibility 2023 in Chicago, IL. The conference as a whole was fantastic, from the location and networking events to the conversations I had and sessions I attended. This was the largest conference that FourKites has put on to date, with nearly 800 customers, partners, prospects, and thought leaders descending on the Hyatt Regency to learn and, as the conference theme says, connect.

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Warehouse and Transport Automation Banquet

Logistics Business Magazine

Global supply chain software provider EPG (Ehrhardt Partner Group) has announced another major client win for its fast-growing Australian division. Long-established national food importer Mayers Fine Food is to implement EPG’s state-of-the-art LFS Warehouse Management System (WMS) and Transportation Management System (TMS) across its transport and distribution operations, enabling Mayers’ fabled efficiency and customer service to meet the challenges of a fast-changing food and beverage economy,

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Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes with the Power of Generative AI

Generative AI goes beyond just automating tasks and providing real-time answers. Did you know that implementing generative AI reduces sourcing cycle times and allows for faster decision-making across procurement operations? In this whitepaper — Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes With the Power of Generative AI — experts reveal how the strategic application of generative AI within procurement processes is paving the way for groundbreaking improvements.

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Partnership for Europe-wide Additional Transport

Logistics Business Magazine

DPD Germany and Berlin-based LogTech company InstaFreight are entering into a strategic transport partnership. The aim is to further digitalise and optimize the purchasing and management of additional capacity in the DPD full truckload network. By using the platform, the transport process becomes more transparent and efficient, enabling DPD customers to use transport capacities in the DPD network even more quickly and flexibly.