Mon.Aug 08, 2022

Internal Packaging Tips for Safe Shipping Operations

GoShip Blog

Safe shipping is one of the primary concerns of modern logistics. Sometimes, organizing core supply chain operations doesn’t leave space for basic yet critical steps like packing your items. Still, attentiveness to your internal packaging processes can help avoid many freight damage threats.

Walmart Transportation with Doug Estrada

The Logistics of Logistics

Doug Estrada and Joe Lynch discuss Walmart transportation. Doug is a Senior Director of Supply Chain at Walmart , the largest retailer in the world. About Doug Estrada. Douglas Estrada is a Senior Director of Supply Chain at Walmart Stores Inc. A graduate of Doane University in Crete, NE.

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Transforming Freight Benchmarking

Logistics Viewpoints

Most supply chain suppliers have solutions that are very similar to each other. Occasionally, a cool vendor emerges – a vendor solving an important problem in a new way. Emerge is that kind of company.

International Supply Chain Trends and Challenges

Talking Logistics

Over halfway through 2022 we are still dealing with significant risk and uncertainty in supply chain management. And if you’re an importer or exporter moving goods via ocean carriers and ports around the world, it’s safe to say that every day is a new adventure.

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5 Unexpected Ways to Control Supply Chain Costs in 2023

Speaker: Todd Simms and Andy Johnson

Join industry experts Todd Simms and Andy Johnson as they break down five budget line items that ballooned out of control in 2022 and strategies to control them in 2023.

'Never Satisfied' 1999 Freightliner a 'Poor man's Peterbilt'

Overdrive Online

The husband and wife team behind J&W Trucking geared this pre-emissions rig specifically for car hauling, and it runs cars down from Maine to Florida every winter for the "snowbirds.". Custom Rigs

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Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) gains ground in supply chain management

Logistics Management

On track to hit $78.4 billion in revenues by 2026, the global enterprise resource planning market is increasingly making its way into the supply chain management sector, where companies are leveraging their ERPs to both manage the current uncertainty and plan for the future

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Ethos, Signs Financing Deal with Havo to Build Commercial Electric Vans

NGT News

Ethos Asset Management Inc. USA, has signed a new long-term financing partnership with Havo Inc., as demand for commercial vans grows from 480,000 to 1.1 million per year driven by last-mile logistics. The partnership provides long-term financing to Havo Inc.

Port Tracker report expects import declines over balance of 2022 and into 2023

Logistics Management

For June, the most recent month for which data is available, import volume—at 2.25 million TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units)—was down 5.9% compared to May’s 2.4 million TEU.

Georgia DOT Applies for Funding for EV Infrastructure Deployment Plan

NGT News

The Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) has submitted the state’s Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment Plan to unlock federal funding allocated for the development of a nationwide electric vehicle (EV) charging station network.

Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

Global Risk Mitigation: Using risk assessment tools to evaluate global suppliers

Logistics Management

Now that the worst of it seems to be over, it’s time to take action to mitigate any future risk of supply chain disruptions. Developing a tool or using an existing software tool for assessing risk will help identify the weak links in your supply chain—but a tool alone is not enough

Beta Readers: Who They Are and Where to Find Them

Shippeo

When picturing a writer, it’s easy to imagine a solitary figure toiling away at his/her desk. But the truth is, writers rarely work in such a vacuum. Instead, they rely on feedback from their potential readers (also known as beta readers) to help better develop their work.

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In wake of Supreme Court’s refusal to review California AB5 ruling, truckers turn to Plan B

Logistics Management

The Supreme Court’s refusal to review a legal challenge to California’s so-called AB5 rule that covers classifying independent owner-operators as trucking company employees has large truckload carriers scrambling for a suitable Plan B

Low Water Levels Threaten German Shipping

MTS Logistics

Low, and still diminishing, water levels on the Rhine River in Germany are threatening supply chains of many industries around the country. The river, which acts as a major shipping corridor for Central Europe, has only furthered problems faced by German industry in recent months. The Problem.

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.

2022 Ocean Cargo Roundtable: Navigating the waves of unpredictability

Logistics Management

Shippers now need to reconsider how they position operations in a changing ocean market, how to plan and secure capacity, and how to develop long-term relationships with the most reliable ocean carriers.

Direct-to-Consumer Sales Are Fueling Supply-Chain Tech Growth

Supply Chain Brain

The push by consumer-goods suppliers to reach shoppers directly is opening a new market for supply-chain technology providers, says The Wall Street Journal

The supply chain regulators awaken

Logistics Management

agencies are getting wake-up calls from Congress and shippers

What Happens When a Driverless Truck Is Pulled Over?

IoT World Today

Have you ever wondered what a self-driving truck does when police attempt to pull it over?

6 Ways Video Telematics Improves Driver Safety

An in-cab dash cam video system can help fleet operators significantly reduce risky driving, costly legal judgments, and insurance costs. Download the eBook and learn 6 ways to improve driver safety by using dash cams on your trucks.

Lift truck safety gets proactive with sensors

Logistics Management

Managing lift truck safety is daunting in today’s hectic materials handling environments, but safety-related technology is advancing rapidly, with sensor-driven solutions available that promise to avoid incidents before they happen

The Best Drivers Are the Ones You Already Have

Supply Chain Brain

While it may seem that the solution to the truck driver shortage is simply to recruit more drivers, this overly simplified tactic may be contributing to the problem.

Q2 intermodal volumes decline, at a slower rate, reports IANA

Logistics Management

For the second quarter, IANA reported that total intermodal volume—at 4,630,400—is down 4.3% annually. Domestic containers—at 2,098,606—are up 4.4%, and trailers—at 230,177—are down 25.2%. All domestic equipment (comprised of trailers and domestic containers)—at 2,328,783—is up 0.2%.

Maersk Buys Danish Project Logistics Company for $61 Million

Supply Chain Brain

Moller Maersk A/S agreed to by a Danish project logistic company Martin Bencher Group, as the transport giant spends some of its windfall from surging container rates to expand its land-based operations

Gain a Competitive Edge: The Importance of a Supplier Diversity Program

Speaker: Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence at Insight Sourcing Group, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs, and how you can gain unique competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

How Do Freight Brokerage Services Work? | PLS Logistics Services

PLS Logistics

Freight brokers act as liaisons between your business and the carrier to ensure all your shipments arrive at their destination

Strike Action Likely at U.K. Port of Felixstowe

Supply Chain Brain

With pay talks deadlocked, it seems increasingly likely that the Port of Felixstowe will be closed by strike action toward the end of August, warns project4

Plumber Salaries in Every State: Complete 2022 Guide

WorkWave

Time To Read: 8 minutes. Just how much do plumbers make from state to state? Does it actually matter where you live if you want to be a plumber? The answer is yes! Plumbers’ salaries vary not only by location but also by experience and job title.

Merchandise Inventory Tracking and Accounting

Ship Monk

Any company that sells a product carries merchandise inventory with costs that need to be tracked.

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.

Why Warehouse Managers Need to Keep a Keen Ear for Workers’ Everyday Problems

Supply Chain Brain

The people on the warehouse floor, the folks who pick and pack your orders, and the men and women who drive the trucks that make your deliveries all know the problems that are making your business less efficient than it could be. You should encourage them to tell you

Get ahead of the game with DIY Digital Implementation

Logistics Business Magazine

WMS technology innovator Synergy Logistics has produced a free and insightful guide on how its highly agile and configurable SnapFulfil WMS can be onboarded by customers themselves.

Tesla Accused of False Advertising Autopilot, Full Self-Driving Features

IoT World Today

Tesla has been accused of falsely advertising its Autopilot and Full Self-Driving features by California’s transportation regulator. In a pair of complaints filed with California’s Office of Administrative Hearings on July 28, the state’s Dept.