Fri.Dec 06, 2019

Why planning ahead pays off during the holiday shipping season.

Freightquote

For small to medium-sized businesses having a strong shipping strategy is critical during the holidays. Learn why planning ahead leads to holiday shipping success

How Digital Innovation is Changing Industrial Storage

Camelot 3PL Software

As long as people use things, others will continue to make them. It’s the basic economic concept of supply and demand. Making and using things requires storing them as well as all the components along the way.

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Fighting the cold under the hood and in the cab

Fleet Owner

The best defense against the cold is a good offense, or more specifically, specialized heating equipment

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Alternative Fuel Options Continue Growth in Minnesota

NGT News

The American Lung Association in Minnesota says the number of alternative fuel stations in Minnesota grew at a strong pace in 2019, and the state now has 1,505 public and private stations listed on the U.S. Department of Energy’s Alternative Fuels Data Center.

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.

[PODCAST] Decarbonization in Freight is Coming: Discussing the Impacts with Peter Tirschwell of the Journal Of Commerce

Cerasis

Listen to “Decarbonization is Coming to Container Shipping & What are the Impacts” on Spreaker.

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The training evolution: From the classroom to the internet

Fleet Owner

When career e-learning developers come into the trucking industry, they’re often struck by how different it is from other industries. The content itself is not usually an issue - every industry has its own quirks, acronyms and regulations, so truckin

U.S. rail carloads and intermodal units are off in November, reports AAR

Logistics Management

Rail carloads, at 955,579, slipped 7.5%, or 77,166 carloads, compared to November 2018. Intermodal containers and trailers, at 1,019,766, were off 7.4%, or 81,138 units, annually

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Reinventing Finance: Sustainability and the CFO

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

December 2019 Description Sustainability is sweeping the corporate world, redefining the value that companies contribute to society, and transforming design, operations, procurement, marketing, human resources functions activities.

Global Links: Measuring the impact of sourcing on the world’s workforce

Logistics Management

Nearly a full score of GISC member companies have pledged to hire more than 25,000 new impact workers by the end of next year. The goal for 2021 is 100,000

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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.

CSafe Global Opens Service Center in Memphis

Airfreight Logistics

CSafe Global have announced the opening of a new technical service center at the Memphis International Airport (MEM). The new MEM station is now operational, servicing inbound and outbound traffic of the company’s CSafe RKN and CSafe RAP active container systems.

Some Manufacturing is Coming Back to the U.S. But Are There Enough Skilled Workers?

MTS Logistics

The term “re-shoring” recently became a popular term for a few reasons. For years, the U.S. was losing its manufacturing economy to overseas countries due to low costs and low trade barriers, such as tariffs. However, the Trump administration’s efforts on tariffs and rising costs of manufacturing in China has led to some manufacturing coming back to the U.S. In fact, 2018 was the best year of manufacturing job growth in 20 years, as factories in the U.S. added 264,000 workers.

Maersk Launches New Visibility Tool

Logistics Manager

Maersk has released its revamped Remote Container Management (RCM) platform featuring the virtual assistant Captain Peter.

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Mississippi Food Network enhances rural delivery system

Refrigerated Transporter

Mississippi Food Network (MFN) recently upgraded the refrigeration unit on one of the trailers in its rural truck delivery system. The food bank’s rural system delivers food to member agencies in outlying areas of the organization’s 56-county servic

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.

Maersk Launches New Visibility Tool

247 Customs Broker

Maersk has released its revamped Remote Container Management (RCM) platform featuring the virtual assistant Captain Peter. Since its launch to customers in September 2017, over… The post Maersk Launches New Visibility Tool appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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Half-Century Milestone Commemorated with Release of a Postal Stamp

World Food Programme Logistics

Sri Lanka and WFP’s 50 years of partnership marked with a stamp Colombo’s half-century of ties with the UN World Food Programme recognised with limited edition rollout An image of the commemorative postal stamp released by the Government of Sri Lanka.

CSafe Global Opens Service Center in Memphis

247 Customs Broker

CSafe Global have announced the opening of a new technical service center at the Memphis International Airport (MEM). The new MEM station is now operational,… The post CSafe Global Opens Service Center in Memphis appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

2020 Kenworth calendar now on sale in wall, appointment sizes

Refrigerated Transporter

The 2020 Kenworth calendar, featuring images of Kenworth’s on-highway, vocational, traditional and medium-duty trucks in scenic and work settings, now is available for purchase at shopkenworth.com. The six-page, 2020 Kenworth wall calendar features

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

ESCO: PUTTING PASSION IN EVERY CONTAINER WE MOVE

247 Customs Broker

ESCO (Eastern Sea Laem Chabang Terminal Co., was one of the first terminals at Laem Chabang Port, since its establishment in 1991. Located in… The post ESCO: PUTTING PASSION IN EVERY CONTAINER WE MOVE appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

‘We don’t eat well, we don’t live well’

World Food Programme Logistics

million in need of urgent food assistance in Haiti by Alexis Masciarelli in Haiti “We had nothing left,” says 24-year-old Dianise Vixama. There are days I don’t know what my children will eat but today, I’m proud to have food to share with my family.” Dainise is among the 3.7

Cosdel Moves 447 High-end Automobiles From North America to Riyadh Auction

247 Customs Broker

Cosdel Moves 447 High-end Automobiles From North America to Riyadh Auction

Logistics Manager

Cosdel International Transportation, a Rock-it Cargo company, successfully transported 447 vehicles from the United States and Canada for sale at auction and direct purchase at The Riyadh Auction and Salon.

The Beyond Belief Impacts of VUCA on Supply Chains and Commerce

Speaker: Jim Tompkins, Chairman and CEO at Tompkins International

We are fortunate to have Dr. James A. Tompkins, one of the world’s leading supply chain thought leaders, to address the impacts of VUCA on today’s supply chains and commerce. Jim recently stated that “the impacts of digital commerce on supply chains and commerce are far greater than the ending of the Cold War in 1991. The lifting of the Iron Curtain was minuscule when compared to the impacts of VUCA on how business works and how people live.”

SF Airlines flies cherries from Chile to China

247 Customs Broker

Two SF Airlines Boeing 747-400ERFs each carried 103 tonnes of cherries from Chile to China on flights on 26 November and 4 December. The… The post SF Airlines flies cherries from Chile to China appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

With training rule delay in the offing, operator Scott Hainline compares own ’70s, 2010s training

Overdrive Online

The Entry Level Driver Training Rule's delay by as much as two years' time is set to be made official any day now. Along the way in this edition of Overdrive Radio, views on perhaps misplaced federal priorities -- or dropped balls -- when it comes to this particular delay. The Entry Level Driver Training Rule's delay by as much as two years' time is set to be made official any day now.

Cummins Inc. ($CMI) Recap From An Expert (2019-11-20)

247 Customs Broker

REPORTING FOR 2019-11-20 | LOGISTICS-BUSINESS-REVIEW.COM: We have done an in-depth analysis of how CMI has been trading over the last 2 weeks and the past… The post Cummins Inc. ($CMI) CMI) Recap From An Expert (2019-11-20) appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Integrator parcel rate rises will add millions to shipper costs, warning

The LoadStar

Regional parcel carriers in the US sense an opening after FedEx and UPS hit the market with hefty price increases for a lot of shippers next year. The integrators announced relatively modest rate hikes of 4.9%

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.