Wed.Nov 24, 2021

There May Be Enough Turkeys for Thanksgiving, But at a Price

Supply Chain Brain

The cost of a traditional Thanksgiving Day feast has risen 14% this year, while the bird’s price tag has jumped 24


Why Your Supply Chain Needs a Dynamic Cost Model

Logistics Matter

The last 18 months have seen the freight market at its most turbulent in living memory. Rates and schedules, capacity and conditions have all been changing on a seemingly daily basis, forcing shippers to become more flexible and agile.


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Consider regional carriers when weighing your parcel delivery options

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If the combination of holiday demand, higher rates and volume caps has you seeking alternatives to FedEx, UPS and the USPS, maybe it’s time to consider adding some regional carriers to your parcel delivery options. Parcel Shipping for eCommerce

Surviving The LTL Market with Todd Trompeter

The Logistics of Logistics

Surviving The LTL Market with Todd Trompeter. Todd Trompeter and Joe Lynch discuss surviving the LTL market.

Minimizing Retail Supply Chain Disruptions in 2021 and Beyond

Speaker: Izaac Moran, Customer Success Manager, FourKites; Glenn Koepke, SVP of Customer Success, FourKites; and featuring interviews with supply chain experts from Dollar Tree and Best Buy

Register for our upcoming webinar to see how savvy retailers including Dollar Tree and Best Buy are leveraging real-time visibility across their end-to-end supply chains in creative ways to drive agility and thrive in today’s unpredictable environment.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Overdrive Online

We're thankful for all of you keeping the country moving. Whether you're on the road or at home for the holiday, we hope you have a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving!


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FLO Places Public EV chargers in Alaska

NGT News

In collaboration with Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA), FLO, an electric vehicle (EV) charging network in North America, has inaugurated two DC Fast Chargers (DC FC) in Fairbanks, Alaska. These are FLO’s first chargers in the state.

Surviving The LTL Market with Todd Trompeter

Blue Grace Logistics

Todd Trompeter and Joe Lynch discuss surviving the LTL market.

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STB signs off on CP-KCS merger application

Logistics Management

The STB announced it has “accepted for consideration” the application filed on October 29 by Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) and Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS) concerning their potential merger


The Rise of Supply Chain n.0 – 5 Ways to Thrive on Change

Ready to learn how to thrive on change? In this eBook, our experts share the 5 key steps to executing Supply Chain n.0 strategies that thrive on change.

The smart factory Part 3: What does the factory of the future look like


The pandemic has placed unprecedented pressure on manufacturing companies, which have been forced to adapt to supply chain interruptions, market shifts and labor shortages.

The Weekly Freight Report for November 25th, 2021

FLS Transport

The Top 5 Stories in Freight, Transportation, & Logistics. Here’s this week’s Weekly Freight Report: Both US & CA to require proof of full COVID-19 required to cross the border. Hackers target supply chain businesses, particularly smaller businesses.

South Korea enters container manufacturing with Vietnam factory

The LoadStar

South Korea has started its own container manufacturing industry to tackle equipment shortages.

Past the parcel – Amazon vs. Independent BPO

Logistics Business Magazine

The fulfilment process encompasses much more than simply shipping orders to customers, writes Kamran Iqbal, Commerce Strategist at PFS.

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

Berthing challenge for new transpac carriers arriving on the west coast

The LoadStar

Matson and Ocean Alliance member containerships arriving at the heavily congested US west coast hub ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are getting worked well ahead of their competitors, according to an Alphaliner survey.

UK shoppers unmoved by Black Friday

Logistics Business Magazine

A poll* by intralogistics innovator Dematic has found that while many people are planning early Christmas purchases in response to warnings of supply chain delays, 3 out of 4 (76%) online shoppers are not planning to take advantage of this year’s ‘Black Friday’ event.

Anger in Australia as container detention fees climb

The LoadStar

Australia’s ongoing port congestion has left transport operators fuming over mounting container detention charges.

UK government changes red diesel consent

Logistics Business Magazine

The UK Material Handling Association (UKMHA), the trade body representing all aspects of the UK’s material handling industry, has alerted lift truck operators to important changes in the permitted use of rebated fuels, such as red diesel.

SAP S/4HANA: 4 Tips to Get You Started on the Right Path

With SAP S/4HANA at the core of your digital transformation, you can empower your supply chain with intelligent process automation, unprecedented visibility, actionable insights and real-time collaboration.

Air freight rates rise into US – but mixed messages from other lanes

The LoadStar

Air freight rates into the US are rising, with rates out of Shanghai up more than 14% in the past week, according to the TAC Index, while rates from Europe to the US are also on the up. Rates from Shanghai to North America are at $13.62

DHL makes senior management changes

Logistics Business Magazine

DHL Supply Chain has made significant changes to its senior leadership team as part of its future growth strategy. Current Chief Executive Officer DHL Supply Chain UK & Ireland, José F. Nava, moves to a new global role as Head of Next Generation Services program, DHL Supply Chain.

Shipping e-docs set to emulate airlines with digital take-off

The LoadStar

Since its introduction in 2010, the electronic Air WayBill (eAWB) has become the default contract for all air cargo shipments on enabled tradelanes and most other air transport documents have also been digitalised. More recently, electronic documents have entered in the maritime industry too.

GEODIS expands e-commerce activities in Belgium

Logistics Business Magazine

Leading global transport and logistics services provider GEODIS has established a new sorting centre in Schoten, near Antwerp, as well as a new office located within the airport of Liege.

4 Critical Steps to Build into Your Digital Logistics Strategy

Up your logistics game by empowering your supply chain with AI-powered analytics, real-time collaboration, IoT-enabled track and trace, and cognitive decision-making to achieve digital logistics success. Build your strategy around these 4 critical steps.

Bureau Veritas hit by cyber attack

The LoadStar

Another day, another cyber attack; this time on ship classification society Bureau Veritas, which saw its cybersecurity system impacted.

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RJ: It is not about the building

The LoadStar

Robert Jungblut, senior advisor air freight solutions for pharmaceuticals, writes: When I took this picture of the former Panalpina building at Amsterdam-Schiphol airport it was 2 months before my official retirement, 10 years after the inauguration of it in 2009.

Need for speed tempered as states seek to apply MEPC brakes

The LoadStar

During the COP26 conference in Glasgow, a delegate from the Solomon Islands, in the Pacific, was heard to say that the region where he had been born and raised, no longer existed. It seems that the area in the Solomon Islands is now completely under water.

Ferry operators ramp up capacity ahead of 2022 customs changes

The LoadStar

DFDS has made an agreement with fellow ferry operator CldN to ramp-up channel ferry capacity in anticipation of January’s new UK customs regime.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.