Fri.Sep 15, 2023

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How Exceptional Companies Grow with Sarah Ahern & Jonathon McKay

The Logistics of Logistics

Jonathon McKay , Sarah Ahern , and Joe Lynch discuss how exceptional companies grow. Jonathon and Sarah are partners in PATH , a supply chain market research and business management firm that helps businesses understand their customers, employees, and the market better to drive long-term growth. About Jonathon McKay Jonathon McKay is a highly experienced partner at PATH specializing in exceptional growth strategies for the supply chain industry.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (September 15, 2023)

Talking Logistics

I don’t speak Catalan, but I speak Spanish, and I’ll get to speak plenty of it next week at the Transporeon Summit 2023 conference in Barcelona. I’ll be leading a panel discussion on “Automation, Real-time Insights, and Collaboration” with various industry leaders. I’ll also be interviewing several shippers and carriers during the event to get. Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (September 15, 2023) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.


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This Week in Logistics News (September 9 – 15)

Logistics Viewpoints

At its annual event, Apple unveiled the new iPhone 15 lineup. And while the company touted upgrades such as better cameras, better processors, and smaller borders around the screen, the big news was the charging port. The new version of the iPhone will drop the company’s proprietary Lightning port in favor of European-mandated USB-C ports. The company’s newest iPhones feature a charging plug that is slightly bigger and rounder than its predecessor but capable of delivering a faster charge.

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Exercise your right to vote in Overdrive's 2023 Pride & Polish

Overdrive Online

Voting for the virtual truck show competition is now open. Cast your vote for your favorite truck in each of six categories: Antique, Interior, Limited Mileage/Builders, Working Bobtail, and two Working Combo classes, split by year model.

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How to Conduct Workplace Incident Investigations to Create Safer Workplaces

This white paper provides a comprehensive overview of global workplace incident trends, focusing on the top three biases leading to such incidents. It also highlights the significance of CSA Z1005 as a risk management standard and outlines the ROI of thorough incident investigations, covering emergency response to post-incident interviews. Additionally, it introduces an Investigation Evidence Gathering Matrix.

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STB addresses rail service standards

Supply Chain and Logistics

A new STB initiative will define service levels for railroads and allow requests for reciprocal switching.

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Continuing Education For Licensed Customs Brokers

MTS Logistics

MTS Logistics is proud to be a Licensed Customs Broker. As a Licensed Customs Broker, our role is protecting revenue and facilitating the movement of compliant cargo. In June 2023, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published Federal Register 88 FR 41224 in regard to Continuing Education for active individual Licensed Customs Brokers. This new regulation will help Customs Brokers to remain up to date on the changes under customs rules and U.S. trade laws.

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How to become a 3PL bulk freight agent

Bulk Connection

Do you have relationships with shippers? Are you looking to be your own boss? Read on, as this article could describe the career move that’s perfect for you. We’re talking about 3PL bulk freight agents: what they are, why they’re vital to the bulk freight supply chain, and how you might become one.

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What Does an Agile 3PL Look Like?

West Coast and California Logistics

The recent Weber Logistics eBook , Supply Chain Agility: The New Logistics Superpower , describes the importance of having an agile 3PL partner that can anticipate disruptions and help you meet them head on. This ready-for-anything approach to logistics can keep your business responsive to changing markets and customer needs.

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EcoVadis Ranks Trinity Logistics in Top 50 Percent of Companies in Sustainability For 2023

Trinity Logistics

Trinity Logistics, a leading third-party logistics (3PL) provider, is proud to share that the company has received a bronze sustainability rating by EcoVadis. EcoVadis is a trusted and globally recognized provider of business sustainability ratings and insights. Over 1,000 enterprises rely on EcoVadis to assess and manage sustainability practices within their supply chain.

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Brick & Mortar Retail Relevance: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

Let's set the record straight: in-store retail isn't dead - it's evolving! Faced with the digital age and the demands of omnichannel shopping, some retailers are thriving while others are struggling to adapt. Join Jay Black in this exclusive session as he explores the strategies that set successful stores apart, including: Crafting unique and unforgettable in-store experiences 🛍️ Mastering the art of retail demands 🛒 Navigating inventory challenges in today's climate 📦 an

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Volvo spells out its zero emission plan

Commercial Carrier Journal

Trucking's transition to zero emission will be the largest undertaking since the industry moved away from horse and buggy.

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Supply Chain Design: Don’t be afraid to get the data


Optimized network design relies on data. But how to source and format this data for supply chain design technology? Read the blog to learn.

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6 Questions to Answer Before Making Changes in Your Field Service Business


Time To Read: 2 minutes If you are a business owner, the number of decisions you have to make on any given day can be overwhelming. With that in mind, it’s best to make decisions quickly — right? Well, not so fast! Whether you are involved in your day-to-day operations or your role is at a higher level of leadership where you trust your team to make important decisions regarding your company, I invite you to take a pause and consider getting the answers to these six questions before making a dec

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ANGI Delivers Dispensers to Chart for Hydrogen Refueling Platform

NGT News

ANGI Energy Systems (ANGI), a Vontier company, has shipped the first two of six hydrogen fuel dispensers to Chart Industries Inc. for its buildout of integrated hydrogen fuel station equipment. The dispensers will be used in first-of-a kind transportable fuel stations, which convert stored liquid hydrogen into high-pressure gas, to offer a complete, deployable fuel […] The post ANGI Delivers Dispensers to Chart for Hydrogen Refueling Platform appeared first on NGT News.

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Mastering Digital Transformation: Your Guide to a Successful MES Implementation

70% of digital transformation projects fail (BCG, 2020). In an industry where most large software implementations falter, we recognize the importance of planning, optimization, and execution. With over 25 years of industry experience and countless successful implementations, MASS Group is opening the vault of tips and tricks to provide a complimentary step-by-step guide in implementing a Work-In-Progress (WIP) tracking software.

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Cogri Provide Floor Testing for Japanese Logistics

Logistics Business Magazine

CoGri Japan Co.,Ltd is pleased to announce the formation of a Strategic Alliance with JUST Co.,Ltd to collaborate on the promotion and provision of 3rd Party Floor Flatness Surveying and Testing Services using the CoGri Group’s state-of-the-art digital floor testing equipment. Japan is one of the top 5 E-Commerce markets in the world, with 20% year-on-year growth in value as well as being a global leader in industrial automation and robotics.

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UAW Employees Strike Against GM, Stellantis and Ford

Supply Chain Brain

Roughly 13,000 UAW members walked off the job at car manufacturing facilities in Missouri, Michigan and Ohio on September 15.

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More Throughput for Coop DC During Upgrade

Logistics Business Magazine

Expanding a highly dynamic multi-temperature logistics centre for roughly 1,200 stores during ongoing operations with an increase in pick performance from 480,000 to almost 625,000 cases daily, is a tremendous challenge as such. But when, in addition, store and online orders continue to soar due to various lockdowns and the teams are only allowed to work with severe limitations because of Covid 19 restrictions, then a lot more than just technical and organizational knowledge is needed on both si

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The Ultimate Guide to Logistics Sales

IFS Blogs

Improve your logistics sales by learning how to overcome common challenges through this logistics sales strategy guide.

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How Intent Data Helps Marketers Convert A-List Accounts

One of the biggest challenges for any B2B marketer is understanding your prospects’ next move — who is most likely to buy and when. Without these insights, marketing campaigns can feel more like guesswork, with high investment and little return. We’re here to tell you there’s a better way. By tracking buyers’ digital footprints and online activity, such as website visits, product reviews, and spikes in content consumption, you can engage prospects with a message that really resonates.

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Silo with Automated Pallet Shuttle Storage

Logistics Business Magazine

Dematra is a pioneering logistics services company renowned for its commitment to excellence in the industry. Its state-of-the-art, highly advanced 46-meter-tall stow Silo is the result of a highly successful project with the stow Group and demonstrates the future of warehousing and distribution. For this project, unlike most other automated warehouses, Dematra decided to work with shuttles instead of cranes.