Mon.Oct 11, 2021

What is the Key to Managing 3PL Procurement Today?

Food Logistics

The gaps in the supply chain can be solved with focus on partner relationships and investing in technology. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

Better Customer Conversations with Tim Riesterer

The Logistics of Logistics

Better Customer Conversations with Tim Riesterer. Tim Riesterer and Joe Lynch discuss better customer conversations. Tim is the Chief Strategy Officer at Corporate Visions , a company that helps other companies to improve their conversations with prospects and customers to win more business.


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President Biden invites shipper input for supply chain task force as woes persist

Logistics Management

Ocean ships backed up by the dozens at both East and West Coast ports. Railroad delays worsening in the critical hub of Chicago. Truckers short of drivers and perplexed by uneven orders that make long-term planning nearly impossible.

Beyond Trade Compliance

Logistics Viewpoints

Jackson Wood, director of industry strategy for global trade intelligence at Descartes. I’m kicking off some research and writing on global trade compliance. During this research, I’ll be talking to many of the solution providers in this market.

Procurement: 5 Tips to Deliver Value Beyond Savings

Now is the time for procurement teams to redefine themselves – from buyers to strategic partners across the supply chain. Take the first step today. Discover five tips for delivering procurement value beyond savings.

UPS pushes back residential delivery commitment time for Next-Day Air Service

The Supply Chain Journal

UPS Inc. has pushed back its delivery commitment times for Next Day Air service to certain residential locations to noon from 10:30 a.m., effective October 18, the company said in a note on its website. The change will remain in effect until further notice, UPS (NYSE:UPS) said.

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Snowstorm to slam Rockies early this week

The Supply Chain Journal

The first major storm of the season is set to blanket the Rockies with heavy snow through midweek. While this will primarily be a mountain snow event, a few snowflakes could reach the lower-lying valleys.

NREL, Electric Hydrogen Partner on Renewable Hydrogen Technology

NGT News

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and clean hydrogen company Electric Hydrogen have signed an agreement to develop high-performance electrolyzer components, helping to scale clean hydrogen and invent new opportunities for decarbonization. The three-year, $3.6

Expedited carrier Tri-State acquired by its management team

The Supply Chain Journal

Tri-State Expedited Service announced it has been acquired by members of its senior management team. The Toledo, Ohio-based transportation and logistics provider was purchased out of the trust of its founders.

Sunray Motors Debuts Solar Hybrid Vehicle System for Better Gas Mileage

NGT News

Sunray Motors has created and completed testing of a solar hybrid conversion unit which can be installed onto any gasoline vehicle to immediately provide extended miles per gallon (mpg) range and reduce emissions.

The Rise of Supply Chain n.0 – 5 Ways to Thrive on Change

Ready to learn how to thrive on change? In this eBook, our experts share the 5 key steps to executing Supply Chain n.0 strategies that thrive on change.

China port congestion falls sharply, trans-Pacific shipping rates retreat

The Supply Chain Journal

Trans-Pacific spot container rates have plateaued and in some cases pulled back, spurring speculation that container investors’ bull run has peaked and relief is on the way for U.S. importers.

Next In E-Commerce: Parcel without the parcels

Logistics Management

The convenience of getting products delivered quickly will be greatly enhanced by the ideal of supporting local businesses and workers like Sam

Q&A: XPO’s chief diversity officer offers inclusion strategy tips

The Supply Chain Journal

In 2020, global supply chain solutions provider XPO Logistics ( NYSE:XPO ) created a new position, chief diversity officer, to push its diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) initiatives to the forefront of its business objectives.

SunHydrogen Works with Michigan University on Solar-to-Hydrogen Efficiency

NGT News

SunHydrogen Inc., the developer of a breakthrough technology to produce renewable hydrogen using sunlight and water, has entered a sponsored research agreement with the University of Michigan for the next 12 months.

SAP S/4HANA: 4 Tips to Get You Started on the Right Path

With SAP S/4HANA at the core of your digital transformation, you can empower your supply chain with intelligent process automation, unprecedented visibility, actionable insights and real-time collaboration.

CloudLeaf, MercuryGate Expand Visibility Technology

Food Logistics

A new partnership from CloudLeaf and MercuryGate offer greater visibility for partners. Software & Technology / Supply Chain Visibility

Columbia Vehicle Picks Inventus’ Lithium Batteries to Power EV Work Vehicles

NGT News

Inventus Power, an advanced battery system company, has entered into a partnership with Columbia Vehicle Group, a U.S.-based based company specializing in the manufacturing of electric vehicles (EV).

Penske Truck Leasing 1st customer for Navistar medium-duty electric

The Supply Chain Journal

The first five Navistar International medium-duty battery-electric trucks (BETs) will go to Penske Truck Leasing, a customer with a track record of early adoption of new technology, Navistar said Monday. Penske received 20 Class 8 Freightliner eCascadias Class 8 and Class 6 eM2 BETs in 2019.

Accenture on Operations: Why supply chain innovation paves the road to resilience

Logistics Management

Supply chain executives should reflect on past challenges to identify potential areas of weakness and continue innovating for the future, with a resilient supply chain top of mind

4 Critical Steps to Build into Your Digital Logistics Strategy

Up your logistics game by empowering your supply chain with AI-powered analytics, real-time collaboration, IoT-enabled track and trace, and cognitive decision-making to achieve digital logistics success. Build your strategy around these 4 critical steps.

Going blue for St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund

The Supply Chain Journal

FreightWavesTV hosts Kaylee Nix and Michael Vincent are putting out a fundraising challenge to help support the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund. If they can reach their fundraising goal of $5,000, Nix will be sporting some bright blue hair on the morning show FreightWaves NOW.

mPhase Adds Over 1,200 mPower Sites in Florida

NGT News

mPhase Technologies Inc.,

The Supply Chain Industry’s Dilemma: Great Career, Too Few Candidates

Supply Chain Brain

The supply chain needs people. Desperately

Beat the Odds: Finding Skilled Construction Labor


Is it beginning to feel like every day’s a gamble when it comes to finding the skilled construction labor you need to keep your projects on time and on budget? You’re not alone. dump truck drivers civil construction recruiting

Cognitive Manufacturing: 4 Strategic Pillars That Drive Successful Outcomes

Manufacturers are eagerly embracing Industry 4.0 to gain end-to-end supply chain visibility, reduce OpEx spend, improve asset health and accelerate time to market. Explore the 4 strategic pillars that drive successful cognitive manufacturing outcomes.

Watch: How Is AI Being Applied to the Science of Human Behavior?

Supply Chain Brain

Michael Mueller, vice president of Aperio Consulting Group, explains how artificial intelligence can lead to fresh insights into behavioral science, and drive more accurate decision-making by business

ERP for process manufacturing


There is a belief that manufacturing is a mechanical process with not much thinking involved. While this is wrong for manufacturing in general it is especially wrong for process manufacturers – companies that produce food and beverages, paints, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics.

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'Lots of Money' to Be Made in Shipping’s Future Fuels

Supply Chain Brain

The race to wean shipping off oil and switch to cleaner fuels should prove lucrative for investors and is drawing interest from fund managers, according to Boston Consulting Group

Oracle Survey highlights how supply chain glitches are alarming to consumers

Logistics Management

Recent supply chain delays and disruptions have negatively impacted the lives of Americans, leaving many feeling frustrated, angry, and scared that the disruptions will never end, according to a new study by Oracle

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Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.