Fri.Mar 20, 2020

Simon Sinek – Remote Teaming Tips

The Lean Thinker

How Remote Teams Can Connect Meaningfully – Simon Sinek – March 20, 2020. We are all being pushed into the zone beyond our knowledge base right now – having to rapidly adapt and adjust to different ways of working together.

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How Logistics Companies are Responding to COVID-19 Crisis

Food Logistics

Customers have taken a number of steps to ensure that the consumer pipeline for goods is filled and customer satisfaction is protected as much as possible. Transportation

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Top Warehouse KPIs to Succeed in 2020


Key performance indicators (KPIs) provide an invaluable way to judge the efficacy of operations, determine opportunities for improvement, improve customer experiences, and better manage supply chain functions, including warehouse management.

Where’s a trucker supposed to eat?

Overdrive Online

Manageable (dining restrictions on the road) and not-so-manageable (freight drying up in segments) problems, with independent owner-operator Erick Engbarth of North Carolina and Illinois-based Bob Stanton, who sees a potential path forward to safely exempting truck-stop restaurants from lockdown orders. COVID-19 Uncategorized Bob Stanton coronavirus diners Erick Engbarth Illinois restaurants social distancing truck stops

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

Agility Fuel Awarded CNG Fuel Storage Systems Order

NGT News

Agility Fuel Solutions, a business of Hexagon Composites, has been awarded an order from an existing U.S.-based based transit bus customer to deliver compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel storage systems. The order represents an estimated total value of $10 million.

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Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis, the giant of the e-commerce business had to react quickly to readapt their business model and their supply chain.

Special Digital Issue: An Evaluation of Warehouse Operation and Trends

Logistics Management

The report compares this year’s findings to 2017, 2016 and 2015 results. In each wave, the survey was administered via email invitation to subscribers of Logistics Management magazine

"hospital indoor logistics robot" is employed to escort medical workers

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

More and more intelligent devices and artificial intelligence products are applied to the anti-epidemic front line, showing the hard power of China’s intelligent manufacturing.

Teamsters, other major unions call on FTC to study Amazon’s practices

Logistics Management

The Teamsters and several other major labor unions are asking the Federal Trade Commission to open a far-reaching study into Amazon’s business practices.

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

FreightCenter Takes Care of You During COVID-19

Freight Center

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Top Freight Transportation Providers 2018

Logistics Management

In this Special Digital Issue, the editorial staff of Logistics Management has collected its annual lists of top carriers and service providers broken down by financial performance and freight volume moved to help shippers better understand who’s leading the pack in terms of investment, employee retention and service offerings.

It's Time to Address the Logistics Nightmare Still to Come

Supply Chain Brain

When the pandemic ends, the logistical problems will not

AAR reports declining U.S. rail carload and intermodal units, for week ending March 14

Logistics Management

Rail carloads—at 226,039—fell 5.9% annually, and intermodal units—at 236,978 units—slipped 9.1


5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

COVID-19: How to stay safe

World Food Programme Logistics

Protect yourself?—?protect protect the world With hundreds of thousands of people infected around the world, the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is threatening the globe. Here is some basic information on what COVID-19 is and how we can protect ourselves.

XPO Logistics pulls plug on plan to vet strategic alternatives through plan to offload some units

Logistics Management

Following a mid-January announcement in which it said it is vetting strategic alternatives through the spin off or sale of some business units, Greenwich, Conn.-based

A.P. Moller – Maersk suspends guidance but supply chains remain open

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] A.P. Moller – Maersk has said that its supply chains remain open, despite the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, and it anticipates a year-on-year profit increase… The post A.P.

Zim – ‘a strong operational and financial performance’ in a difficult 2019

The LoadStar

Despite a marginal decline in volumes, Israeli container carrier Zim has reported significant improvement in financial results last year. In 2019, it earned revenue of $3.3bn, compared with $3.25bn in 2018, a 1.6% increase, which came on the back of a 3.7%

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

Coronavirus International Mail Disruptions

247 Customs Broker

Today, March 19, 2020, the USPS has announced several updates from international postal services in regaurds to mail disruptions due to coronavirus. For a full… The post Coronavirus International Mail Disruptions appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Prologis Research Report on Covid-19 Effects Now Available

Logistics Business Magazine

Logistics property player Prologis has released an assessment report on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on the real estate sector. Unsurprisingly, the research suggests the likelihood of an imminent recession but points to the underlying strength of the sector, driven by e-commerce.

Online management platform for forwarders launched

247 Customs Broker

Cargoguide has officially unveiled its new online management platform, which aims to increase transparency and efficiency in the freight forwarding sector.… … The post Online management platform for forwarders launched appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Kite Packaging Expand Air Cushion Systems Range

Logistics Business Magazine

Kite Packaging has expanded its air cushion range. The machines inflate a wide range of filler and wrapper cushion with air on demand and use 100% recyclable film. The range now comprises 3 unique systems allowing customers to purchase a system specifically suited to the size and volumes.

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

UK pallet networks join together to offer supply chain service for "critical supplies"

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] The Association of Pallet Networks (APN) has said that the UKs eight pallet networks have joined together to offer the government support during the… The post UK pallet networks join together to offer supply chain service for "critical supplies" appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. 3rd Party Logistics Article Features Logistics Michelle Mooney News Supply Chain customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

UK Logistics Body Calls for Covid-19 Keyworker Clarity

Logistics Business Magazine

The Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) is today asking the Government to clarify urgently that workers in wooden pallet and packaging companies are included in its list of key workers during the coronavirus outbreak.

Ocado suspends deliveries due to coronavirus

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] Ocado has stopped its home deliveries due to a significantly increased amount of orders, from people stockpiling for the coronavirus. In a statement, Melanie… The post Ocado suspends deliveries due to coronavirus appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Geodis Adds Air and Rail Services to Help in Fight Against Virus

Logistics Business Magazine

Geodis has established a number of air charter services to assist customers with urgent shipments during the ongoing Coronavirus crisis. In addition, rail alternatives are being offered to/from China.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.