Tue.May 10, 2022

Could Data Standards Solve the Supply Chain Crisis?

Supply Chain Brain

A lack of data sharing is one of today's most glaring issues in supply chain management. But just as important is that every stakeholder is on the same page — working with the same kind of data at the right time

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L.I.N.K. | Fleets Need Intelligent Route Optimization to Keep Up

Food Logistics

As demand continues to increase in the logistics sector, while a labor shortage and other major supply chain disruptions occur, fleets turn to intelligent ways to optimization their route planning. Transportation / Trucking

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FleetOwner magazine: May 2022 digital edition

Fleet Owner

This month's issue features a deep dive into "Getting Creative with Parts Management," and much more. FleetOwner Magazine

New Chief Capacity Officer Mark Ford Bolsters Freight Procurement Strategy at BlueGrace Logistics

Blue Grace Logistics

New role prioritizes capacity in an unpredictable marketplace to gain competitive advantage.

How to Optimize Your Supply Chain in Times of Disruption

Disruptions expose gaps in the supply chain and amplify problems. What can be done? Research by GEP and North Carolina State University shows how tech can fix the gaps and ensure supply chain resilience and optimization. Download now!

DHL pilots Volvo’s autonomous vehicle technology

Fleet Owner

DHL Supply Chain becomes first fleet customer to adopt new Volvo Autonomous Solutions, which is designed to serve shippers, carriers, logistics service providers, and freight brokers. Technology

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The Most Overlooked DC Performance Strategy

Logistics Viewpoints

At one point in my career, I did some work in a large distribution center in Southern California. This experience helped me understand the importance of a healthy workplace culture. At that time, my employer’s intent was to pay above-market rate for our warehouse roles.

The Key to International Brand Growth

Ship Monk

“Man on the Ground” – a reference to having a point person physically at a location where the action is happening as opposed to observing or directing from a distance. Third-Party Logistics is a two-sided coin of technology and geography.

The Hybrid Work Model

Logistics Bureau

Something a bit different this week. The Hybrid work model! What is it? Let’s hear it from Professor Gary Martin , Chief Executive Officer at the Australian Institute of Management in Western Australia (AIM WA).

Dealing with “FTL Rejection Anxiety”- Five Tips on How to Improve Tender Acceptance Rates

Talking Logistics

Let’s face it: as human beings, none of us like being rejected. Be it in our personal or professional lives, there are few emotions that are less desirable than a sense of rejection. Unfortunately, in the U.S.

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The Easiest Platform to Manage Shipments

Access Uber Freight’s network of more than 100,000 carriers, generate instant quotes, get competitive rates, tender loads in seconds, automate manual workflows, and track end-to-end load status from any device with this easy-to-use shipper platform.

WattEV, California Port Construct EV Truck Charging Plaza at Busy Port Complex

NGT News

The Port of Long Beach is working with WattEV to build a charging plaza for heavy-duty electric trucks inside the port complex.

Assemble-to-Order manufacturing Part 2: ERP solutions to improve operations

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

With a manufacturing operation based on Assemble-to-order (ATO) , success hinges on being able to get products to customers quickly. There has to be tight control over inventory, and production planning and scheduling need to ensure product delivery.

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DFW Orders NFI Battery-Electric Xcelsior Buses for Airport Transit

NGT News

NFI Group Inc.’s s New Flyer of America Inc. subsidiary has received a new contract from the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) for four battery-electric, zero-emission Xcelsior CHARGE NG 40-foot heavy-duty transit buses. DFW is the second busiest airport in the world, connecting 62.5

XPO posts record Q1 2022 earnings results

Logistics Management

Quarterly revenue—at $3.47 billion—increased 16% annually an 41% compared to the first quarter of 2020, representing the fifth straight quarter XPO’s revenue has set a new record.

Top 5 Supply Chain Processes That Need Better Collaboration Right Now

A lack of collaboration is a leading cause of supply chain headaches. GEP offers 5 remedies to ease your pain. Download this guide for must-have tools and processes for better supplier interactions.

RNG Program Renewed for Over 30 SoCalGas Fueling Stations in California

NGT News

Southern California Gas Co. SoCalGas) has renewed a program to supply renewable natural gas (RNG) to all 32 of the company’s fueling stations, along with six in the San Diego area, signing three-year contracts with suppliers U.S. Gain and Element Markets.

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New Bringg report addresses key factors needed for last-mile logistics success

Logistics Management

US Ports Set New Record for Imports

Material Handling and Logistics

Retailers have an incentive to stock up before inflation can drive costs higher. Transportation & Distribution

National diesel average sets another new record, reports EIA

Logistics Management

The weekly average saw an 11.4-cent increase, to $5.623. This follows a 3.49-cent increase, to $5.509, for the week of May 2

Market Insights Report: Top Trends for 2022 Planning and Beyond

The freight report you need for insights into where the industry is headed and how to stay resilient in 2022.

Foxconn gives Lordstown repayment breathing room

Fleet Owner

The electric truck maker’s leaders have just days to seal their big deal but are still aiming to bring their Endurance truck to market in the third quarter of this year. Emissions & Efficiency / Electric Vehicles

Apple Offers Clue to its Autonomous Vehicle Plans

IoT World Today

A new Apple patent has provided a clue as to what the company might be planning for its autonomous car – including a radical idea to tackle motion sickness. The company appears to believe that virtual reality and a headset could be a solution for those who often feel unwell while travelling.

Shell to install vehicle chargers at 33 Penske locations in 6 states

Fleet Owner

The Level 2 EV chargers will support Penske Truck Leasing’s growing fleet of Ford E-Transits and other light-duty commercial vehicles. Shell Recharge Solutions hopes to have its chargers at nearly 100 locations by year’s end. Emissions & Efficiency

Driver Ambassador: Game-Changing Technology that I Appreciate Today

Women in Trucking

Hear from Kellylynn herself! Take a listen to the podcast version below.

GEP Outlook 2022

The GEP Outlook 2022 report explores global business trends and features seven critical leadership themes that will help you proactively prepare for and power through the challenges ahead.

Supply Worries Send Gasoline Prices to Record Highs

Supply Chain Brain

The gasoline market is starting to run out of control — just like diesel before it

NFI Adds 60 Volvo VNR Electric Trucks to California Fleet

NGT News

Volvo Trucks North America customer NFI Industries, a third-party supply chain solutions provider, is increasing its investment in electromobility solutions with its latest order of 60 Volvo VNR Electric trucks. The battery-electric freight trucks will be deployed in NFI’s Ontario, Calif.

Confronting the ESG Imperative in Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

SupplyChainBrain is presenting its first issue devoted entirely to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)-related topics — with insights from industry experts engaged directly in the effort to forge ethical supply chains, and in a position to offer practical advice on how others can follow their example.

Tesla Recalls 130,000 Cars for Overheating Touch Screens

IoT World Today

Tesla has issued another recall due to issues with the touch screens in several of its models. It’s the company’s second recall this month. .

The Digital Levers You Need to Achieve Sustainable Cost Reduction

For supply chain and procurement pros, cost reduction is is a top priority today. This timely new paper from GEP explores powerful and effective digital levers that can help you to slash costs and create more value for the business. Read it now.