Mon.Nov 16, 2020

10 Multimodal Metrics to Track for Transportation and Shipping


Complexity and precision data within the transportation and shipping industry require refinement in measuring and recording metrics. That is where multimodal metrics that leverage transportation data can make all the difference.

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Five Technological Advances that Will Transform Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Visibility

Talking Logistics

The global manufacturing and distribution of pharmaceuticals and the regulatory requirements of countries have always made pharmaceutical supply chains a challenge.

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20 Things to Know about WMS System Integrators

Logistics Viewpoints

Systems Integrators (SIs) are a key part of the warehouse management system solution ecosystem. SIs have different business models, strengths, and weaknesses. The post 20 Things to Know about WMS System Integrators appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Consulting Services WMS

Hyperloop: Do We Really Need It?

Talking Logistics

Last week, Virgin Hyperloop “completed the first test of its high-speed transportation technology with humans on board,” as reported by CNN. The company’s hyperloop pod traveled 500 meters and reached speeds of 100mph.”

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Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

Freight brokerage software: why brokers need SaaS freight tech with real-time data

FreightWaves SONAR

“What’s the best way to use data to beat your competition as a freight brokerage business?” Freight brokers are continually looking for the latest and greatest ways to add value and keep costs under control through new freight brokerage software.

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Small Business Saturday: How Freightquote Stands for Small Businesses


Learn how Freightquote stands for small businesses this Small Business Saturday by helping companies reduce their freight shipping costs

The Future of Motor Freight

Logistics Management

Wanting to offset capacity shortages, rising freight rates and other roadblocks, more companies are turning to technology and collaborating with their partners across the entire freight management continuum

Better truck enforcement is needed

Truck News

I am sick of the fatalities on the highway. Needless loss of a loved one is devastating for families. Recently, I wrote about road rage being at an all-time high. It’s getting worse, not better. This winter we are in for a really rough ride on our highways. I have covered what we, as truck […].

2020 Trucking Issue: There’s a silver lining after all

Logistics Management

This marks the 10th year that we’ve devoted the lion’s share of our November pages to perhaps the most dominant—and by far the most complex—mode of transportation: motor freight

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

SONAR Indices & Insights: Plan and Measure Refrigerated Shipping Capacity & Rates

FreightWaves SONAR

Each week, you’ll learn about another index found within SONAR, the freight forecasting platform from FreightWaves.

Deployment of Covid-19 vaccine expected to test global supply chains

Logistics Management

Commenting on the news of a potential vaccine for Covid-19, Professor Richard Wilding OBE, Professor of Supply Chain Strategy at Cranfield University notes that this is likely to be one of the biggest supply chain management challenges we have faced this century

START Bus, Proterra Unveil Wyoming’s First Electric Buses

NGT News

START Bus, a public transit system that serves Jackson and Teton County, Wyo., and Proterra, a company that specializes in heavy-duty electric transportation, have unveiled Wyoming’s first of eight Proterra ZX5 battery-electric transit buses.

YRC turns back clock with return to Yellow brand while cutting Q3 loss

Logistics Management

YRC Worldwide, a holding company that collectively controls about 10% of the $46 billion less-than-truckload (LTL) marketplace, is trimming its quarterly losses and going back to its branding roots. It is resurrecting the venerable “Yellow” brand


How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Congestion crisis outgrows ports as container stacks pop up across the UK

The LoadStar

The container congestion crisis engulfing the UK has spread beyond the country’s ports and distribution centres into towns and villages.

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Q&A: Mario Cordero, Executive Director at the Port of Long Beach

Logistics Management

Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Mario Cordero, Executive Director at the Port of Long Beach (POLB), which is known "as one of the world’s premier seaports, a gateway for trans-Pacific trade and a trailblazer in goods movement and environmental stewardship

Carriers ‘using pandemic to boost profits’ claim, as Asia-Europe rates explode

The LoadStar

Container freight rates from Asia to Europe are going through the roof, mirroring the trend on the transpacific, with regulators seemingly unable to stop the relentless onslaught on shippers that threatens to sink business.

When a pandemic gets personal, or ‘Why I wear a mask’

Overdrive Online

Long Haul Paul celebrates the lives and accomplishments of two friends, Carlin Henry Shanks (83) and John Runyon (43), stricken by COVID-19, and offers his own version of Pascal's Wager to illustrate just why he chooses to wear the mask.


Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

Westport Fuel Systems Signs HPDI Development Contract with OEM Partner

NGT News

Westport Fuel Systems Inc., a supplier of advanced fuel delivery components and systems for clean, low-carbon fuels, has signed a follow-on contract for new product development work with its current European-based original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partner to apply Westport HPDI 2.0

IRU warns of haulage insolvencies and ‘irrevocable damage to supply chains’

The LoadStar

Road freight representatives have renewed their calls for governments around the world to provide more financial support to hauliers amid warnings of widespread bankruptcies.

XL Fleet Expands Hybrid Electric Drive System For Use in GM Fleet Applications

NGT News

XL Fleet, a company that specializes in vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, says the company’s XLP plug-in hybrid electric drive technology is being expanded for use across a range of fleet vehicles from General Motors (GM).

Peak season congestion traps truckers for hours at LAX cargo terminals

The LoadStar

The plight of truckers serving the port complex of Los Angeles/Long Beach has led to calls from industry bodies for a stay on demurrage and detention fees. Now, truckers that call at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) have similar tales of frustration.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

Black Friday Plus Covid Add Up to Crunch Time for Retailers

Supply Chain Brain

The formula for retailers on Black Friday is usually pretty simple: Cut prices, stock shelves, prepare for crowds and make sure orders arrive on time. This year — like everything in 2020 — it’s anything but

Commercial Documents Required for Customs Clearance

20Cube Logistics

Any consignment, moving from one international destination to another requires customs clearance.

The Levels of Digital Maturity for Your Company


Does digital transformation require radical re-thinking? For traditional companies, the prospect of a complete digital overhaul has left many businesses in a fight, flight, or freeze mode.

Export General Manifest (India)


EGM, or the Export General Manifest has to be filed with the Custom authorities before the freight forwarder’s transport (carrying cargo for delivery to other countries) departs from India or within 7 days of departure.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!