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.

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.

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

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Motorcycles, ERP, and the Art of Manufacturing Operations

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Have I mentioned my love affair with motorcycles? For years I’ve been addicted to the two-wheeled adventure mode – on-road and off. My favorite bike, the Triumph Tiger Explorer, has evolved to include advanced bells and whistles that make it a miracle of modern technology.

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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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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

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.

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.

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

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.

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 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!

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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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%

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.

Happier new year in sight for ocean carriers as spot rates hold steady

The LoadStar

Ocean carriers appear to have succeeded in recovering around 75% of their IMO transition surcharges for spot and short-term contract business from Asia to North Europe. And on the transpacific, the container lines appear to have achieved the full quantum of their low-sulphur surcharges. Today’s Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) recorded a further $34 per teu uplift in spot rates to North Europe, to $800 per teu. This followed the $64 per teu.

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!

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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Supply chain radar: Broken Toll Group looking terminal

The LoadStar

Australia’s Toll Group is on life support.

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.

Exclusive: Transparency call as IATA is rapped over CASS cargo payments

The LoadStar

Forwarders are calling for greater transparency in CASS as concern rises over IATA’s running of the cargo payments system. The news comes after a GSSA has reported IATA to German financial supervisory authority Bafin. The latest concerns stem from IATA’s “hinge accounts”, set up in a bid for efficiency and which enable the association to effectively offer credit to airlines. The system changed from payment on funds collected, to payment on funds ‘reported’, essentially.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

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.

Inside Flexport: an interview with its head of internal communications

The LoadStar

For all those of you fascinated by Flexport, this is an interview with its head of internal communications. It is also a promotion for Slido, but that is easily ignored, as Danielle Maestretti talks about how you manage a company which has grown so fast.

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

247 Customs Broker

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 post Cosdel Moves 447 High-end Automobiles From North America to Riyadh Auction appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.