Mon.May 18, 2020

4 Warehouse Automation Technologies That Are Transforming the Industry


In recent years, new warehouse automation technologies are gaining momentum because of the need to optimize labor time and reduce operating and order fulfillment costs.

FedEx and Microsoft partner up for supply chain collaboration

Logistics Management

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10 Primary Challenges in Managing Final Mile Distribution


When delivering goods, trust between shipper, customer, and driver is crucial. In order to keep the trust of everyone involved, the final mile distribution must be on point. If not, there may be consequences, including lost customers and even the potential for legal action.

Contact Tracing in Supply Chain Operations

Talking Logistics

Does your warehouse management system (WMS) have contact tracing capabilities? It’s a question that will likely appear in vendor inquiries moving forward, not just for WMS applications but also manufacturing, packaging, retail, construction, and other enterprise software systems.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

BD’s Control Tower Implementation

Logistics Viewpoints

What BD's Control Tower can do seems almost magical. But the control tower's capabilities are a result of the technology and the implementation design. This article describes the design and implementation of BD's control tower.

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4 industry executives look into the future of global supply chains

Shipping and Freight Resource

COVID-19 is probably the world’s most disliked word currently due to the rampant economic disruption it has wreaked on the world. All countries and almost all businesses around the world have been affected by this pandemic. The supply chain industry has also been affected severely.

U.S. Gain Supplies Oregon Companies with RNG

NGT News

Gain, a company that specializes in the development, procurement and distribution of renewable natural gas (RNG) for the transportation and energy markets, has become the largest RNG supplier in Oregon through supply agreements with Salem Area Mass Transit District, Gresham Sanitary, Heiberg Garbage & Recycling and Pride Disposal.

Gold Star Line Upgrade TYX Service between Thailand and Myanmar

Logistics Manager

Gold Star Line (GSL) , a significant player in Intra-Asia and Africa Trade, has announced they have entered the Thailand-Yangon market with their TYX Thailand – Myanmar service.

Q&A: Larry Gross discusses the impact of COVID-19 on intermodal

Logistics Management

With United States-bound imports seeing still seeing major declines, due to the ongoing COVID-19, or coronavirus, pandemic, the subsequent impact it has had on intermodal transportation has been apparent.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

MSC Supports Global Supply Chain Flows with Suspension of Transit Program

Logistics Manager

In hopes to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, many governments issued national quarantine measures, which resulted in challenges for European consignees in terms of receiving imports for their business.

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HUBER+SUHNER Launches the RADOX HPC500 Charging System

NGT News

HUBER+SUHNER, a global supplier of electrical and optical connectivity solutions, has launched the RADOX HPC500; a new addition to the RADOX high power charging portfolio.

HMM Names World’s Largest Container Vessel

Logistics Manager

HMM held a naming ceremony for a 24,000 TEU-class containership ‘HMM Algeciras’, the world’s largest containership, at the DSME (Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering)’s Okpo shipyard in Geoje, Korea.

Karma Automotive Unveils New Modular E-Flex Platform

NGT News

Karma Automotive has unveiled its newest flexible and modular E-Flex platform with two motor all-wheel drive (AWD) and extended-range electric vehicle (EREV) architecture.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

DAKOSY Develops App for Dangerous Goods Declarations via INFr8

Logistics Manager

The Hamburg software company DAKOSY is expanding the INFr8 shipping portal to a mobile application. Beginning in the middle of the second quarter of 2020, customers will be able to use the so-called INFr8 app, an extension of the original platform which was developed jointly with Fraport AG.

Navis examines state of ocean cargo terminals worldwide amid COVID-19

Logistics Management

As COVID-19 remains prevalent around the world, terminals have had to adapt their business strategies to meet the challenges brought on by the pandemic, according to industry research done by Navis

Can a ‘Monorail’ for Containers Solve Port Congestion?

Supply Chain Brain

At a time when ports are suffering from severe congestion and scarcity of land, one designer of cargo-handling equipment is proposing a radical new way of moving ocean containers between ship and shore

3 Traits to Help Women Succeed in a Male-Dominated Workplace

Women in Trucking

Valerie Alexander, CEO of Goalkeeper, author and keynote at Women In Trucking’s 2017 Accelerate! Conference, suggests that women adopt these three traits to help level the playing field: 1. Make quick decisions. Men typically make decisions quickly and confidently without second guessing themselves.

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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.

Ferry operators to receive £35m cash injection to keep cargo moving

The LoadStar

Supply chains between the UK and continental Europe received a shot in the arm today with a UK government £35m ($42.5m) subsidy package for transport operators, And the port of Tilbury is set to begin operations at its new unaccompanied ro-ro terminal after yesterday’s berthing trials of a P&O ferry.

Rail Transport Service Update: CN Railway & Union Pacific – 5/18/2020

CLX Logistics

At CLX Logistics, the health of our employees remains our top focus. Our dedicated team is in full operation under our Business Continuity Plan to provide our customers with complete support throughout this unprecedented time. Leveraging our technological capabilities and state-of-the-art systems, all of our employees are working from home without missing a beat in any mode of transport.

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Logistics Manager Analysis: Planning and forecasting…sense and sensitivity?

247 Customs Broker

Volatile markets are a challenge to forecast but new developments in demand sensing are enabling a more nuanced approach. Johanna Parsons investigates. Consumer behaviour has… The post Logistics Manager Analysis: Planning and forecasting…sense and sensitivity?

Hiab Launches Free HiConnect Service

Logistics Business Magazine

Hiab, part of Cargotec, announces a free version of the connected service HiConnect , while the full, subscription version is now rebranded as HiConnect Premium.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Perfect Moment returns for Allport Cargo Services

247 Customs Broker

EV Cargo division Allport Cargo Services has developed a new reverse logistics software platform for skiwear retailer Perfect Moment. Allport Cargo Services built an online… The post Perfect Moment returns for Allport Cargo Services appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

US retailers ready to bury peak season hopes, with no sign of quick recovery

The LoadStar

US retailers are losing hope of any recovery in the autumn, casting serious doubt on the summer peak season in the transpacific arena. The latest instalment of Global Port Tracker (GPT), which is published on a monthly basis by the National Retail Federation (NRF) in collaboration with international trade consultancy Hackett Associates, predicts US imports to shrink in double digits from May through August, and for September it projects a 9.3%.

Gazeley looks to redevelop Milton Keynes warehouse

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] Developer investor Gazeley has submitted plans for the redevelopment of a warehouse to provide two new warehouses in Milton Keynes. Currently the 13.28-acre site… The post Gazeley looks to redevelop Milton Keynes warehouse appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Konecranes to Deliver AGV Fleet to Long Beach Container Terminal, USA

Logistics Business Magazine

Konecranes has signed a contract with Long Beach Container Terminal for 30 additional Konecranes Gottwald Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) which will be delivered in Q4 2021 and commissioned by Q2 2022.

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!