Wed.Feb 24, 2021

The Logistical and Environmental Benefits of GCCMs

Logistics Matter

Throughout the world, there are problems which need inventive solutions. Problems which can’t be fixed with traditional methods. In these cases, it can often require something new to come along, which hadn’t been available before.

Solvoyo’s Take on Supply Chain Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to speak with Nil Durak, Chief Operating Officer at Solvoyo as part of ARC’s Supply Chain Forum.

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L.I.N.K. Live | Food Logistics Editors Talk Meal Kits, 3PLs and Cold Chain Logistics

Food Logistics

Marina, Brielle and Mackenna talk top trends in the supply chain, provide a recap of SCN Summit: Sustainability and more. Transportation / Cold Chain

Asking Good Questions (Inspiration Behind Indago)

Talking Logistics

“Leaders today need to revisit an overlooked skill: asking questions.” So writes John Hagel III in a recent Harvard Business School Review article titled, “Good Leadership Is About Asking Good Questions.” Here are some excerpts: You think you have the answers to all important questions?

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

Quantum Fuel Systems Secures Natural Gas, Hydrogen Virtual Pipeline Trailer Orders

NGT News

Quantum Fuel Systems, a fully integrated alternative energy company, has been selected by Certarus Ltd., a provider of low-carbon energy solutions, to deliver virtual pipeline trailers for natural gas with a total value of approximately $22 million.

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Nikola Sets Sights on Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Electric Vehicle Market

NGT News

Nikola Corp., a company that specializes in zero-emissions transportation and infrastructure solutions, has unveiled details about its North American hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV) commercial truck program.

Autonomous Supply Chains Are on the Horizon

Supply Chain Brain

Companies are discovering that “people-less” operations lead to more efficient supply chains

NJ TRANSIT Issues RFP for Battery-Powered Electric Buses

NGT News

NJ TRANSIT, the nation’s largest statewide public transportation system, has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the purchase of eight battery-powered electric buses to be deployed as part of a limited deployment in Camden. The acquisition of the buses is part of an overall effort by Gov.

China Is Both a Rival and a Partner, Says Biden Trade Nominee

Supply Chain Brain

President Biden’s nominee for trade chief is pledging to work with allies to take on China while also embarking on a pragmatic approach to the Asian nation, saying it’s both a rival and partner whose cooperation the U.S. needs to address global challenges

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What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

Maryland’s Clean Fuels Incentive Program Funds Five Alternative Fuel Projects

NGT News

Maryland’s Clean Fuels Incentive Program (CFIP) has awarded $1.3 million to five organizations to expand the state’s alternative fueling infrastructure.

Using Technology to Integrate Your Return Management Strategy

GlobalTranz

Supply chain leaders have faced significant challenges in the past, and in 2020, the coronavirus pandemic spotlighted the need for supply chain resilience and integration. Among these, an integrated return management strategy can make or break successful operations.

Blink Charging Awarded Statewide Charging Grant Across Vermont

NGT News

Blink Charging Co., an owner, operator and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and services, says it is collaborating with Vermont to deploy 11 new DC fast chargers across the state in the next two years.

Adding Your Own Details to a Public Commercial Place

Trimble

Fleets are always looking to enhance their operations, particularly in the last mile - and even more specifically at the pick up or delivery location itself. In many cases, “pins” of locations on digital maps are off by more than 0.5

The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.

Forecasting: Getting Your Supply Chain Forecasting on Track in 2021

Morai Logistics

Supply chain forecasting is the difference between data-driven decision-making and floundering in the dark—here’s how companies can ensure theirs is as good as can be in 2021. Prior to the pandemic, companies had a bit of wiggle room in regards to their forecasting.

[Chart of the Week] Shippers take to the sky as ocean shipping congestion grows: Maneuvering past the bottleneck

FreightWaves SONAR

Supply chains have fractured under the weight of recent maritime import demand, forcing shippers like Peloton (NASDAQ: PTON) to find pricier alternatives in order to not miss their window of opportunity.

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ReadyH2 Expands Hydrogen Compressed Gas Tank Offerings

NGT News

ReadyH2, a subsidiary of Fortress Solutions and Fortress UAV, says via its partnership with Doosan Mobility Innovation (DMI), it is extending its offering of U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)-approved hydrogen compressed gas tanks for wider use and distribution in the U.S. and Canada.

How to Simplify Your Entry Type 86 Shipments

Magaya

Whether you're a customs broker, an importer, or a self-filer, you know just how tedious the import filing process can be.

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

Just as the tech industry revolves around innovation, so does technical recruiting. To advance their career by attracting top candidates in a competitive landscape, modern recruiters must commit to actively adapting and advancing their hiring strategies. This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

USPS Awards Oshkosh Defense Contract to Modernize Delivery Vehicle Fleet

NGT News

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has awarded a 10-year contract to Oshkosh Defense to manufacture a new generation of U.S.-built built postal delivery vehicles.

U.S. District Judge goes against four U.S. Class I railroad carriers in fuel surcharge case ruling

Logistics Management

This case goes back several years and is based on shippers contending that the four largest U.S. Class I railroads collaborated to fix fuel surcharges

Orlando, Ingevity Partner to Pilot Natural Gas Fleet

NGT News

Orlando says it will participate in a demonstration program of adsorbed natural gas (ANG) bi-fuel vehicle technology developed by Ingevity Corp., a manufacturer of specialty chemicals.

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Industry Groups Welcome Biden’s Supply-Chain Executive Order

Supply Chain Brain

Manufacturing and telecommunications industry groups are celebrating President Biden's order aimed at improving U.S. supply chains to reduce reliance on foreign-made products

Get More Help With Merchant Onboarding and Get Payments Going Your Way

Software companies are increasingly looking to move up in the payments food chain and play a bigger role. This whitepaper discusses where you'll fit in the chain, your cut of the revenue, and the benefits of becoming a payment facilitator.

Liberty Public Schools Transitions Bus Fleet to Propane Autogas

NGT News

The Missouri Propane Education & Research Council (MOPERC), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to propane education and public awareness, has awarded Liberty Public Schools a check for $20,000 for its purchase of 10 new Blue Bird propane autogas school buses.

Watch: The Impact of Biden’s ‘Buy American’ Executive Order

Supply Chain Brain

Dismas Locaria, partner in the law firm of Venable LLP, explains the substance and impact of President Biden’s executive order for tighter enforcement of “buy American” rules for government procurement

GreenPower Secures EV Star Order from Zeem Solutions

NGT News

GreenPower Motor Co. Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of zero-emission, electric-powered medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, has received an order from Zeem Solutions for 30 GreenPower EV Stars.

New Link Traces Beef From Amazon Rainforest to Grocery Stores

Supply Chain Brain

Meatpacking powerhouses like JBS and Marfrig Global Foods have borne the brunt of watchdog efforts to root out illegal deforestation in Brazil’s beef industry. But a new report is transferring attention further down the supply chain

Webinar On-Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.