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New eBook Identifies the 7 Deadly Sins of B2C Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Online sales success depends on an agile, efficient back-end fulfillment operation to keep customers happy and coming back. But growing brands are so busy driving top line sales, they often fail to optimize order fulfillment, resulting in unhappy customers and lower profits. Fulfillment Operations

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Editor’s Choice: Tips for Trucking Companies to Decrease Their Insurance Premiums

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Choice ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. This article is from Emerge and offers tips for trucking companies to decrease their insurance premiums.

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Port of Long Beach opens first-in-nation EV charging station for heavy trucks

Logistics Management

The Port of Long Beach, the nation’s second-busiest seaport, is first in the nation to open a publicly accessible charging station for heavy-duty electric trucks. The service is provided by the port in partnership with EV Connect, a provider of charge-management solutions for electric vehicles.

Volta Completes First Evaluations for Electric Medium-Duty Truck Prototype

NGT News

Volta Trucks has completed the first customer driving evaluations of the Volta Zero Design Verification prototype in the company’s European launch markets.

The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? In this webinar, you’ll gain actionable insights from Olivia Montgomery as she walks us through Capterra’s extensive research on how businesses - notably small and midsize businesses - are addressing supply chain challenges in 2023.

IANA data points to declining volume in October

Logistics Management

Total October volume—at 1,552,029 units—was down 0.8% annually. Trailers—at 68,747—fell 30.1%, for the steepest decline, and topping September’s 28.6% annual decline. Domestic containers—at 700,512—were down 0.9%.

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Chinese New Year 2023 – What Importers Need to Know and How Dedola Can Help

Dedola Global Logistics

The Current Situation in the Asia Pacific Trade. The situation in the Asia Pacific Trade is drastically different from a year ago.

Hyperion Debuts FCEV, BEV Mobile Charging Station

NGT News

Hyperion Motors Inc., a hydrogen technology company, has launched its Hyper:Fuel Mobile Stations, capable of refueling both hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) and battery electric vehicles (BEV).

JLE Industries gives drivers autonomy

Commercial Carrier Journal

JLE's recent update to its DriverOS innovation, which involved taking the platform to an app, allows drivers to select the loads they want to haul and so much more. CCJ Innovators

October truck tonnage readings are mixed, reports ATA

Logistics Management

The ATA’s advanced Seasonally Adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index, for October, came in at 116.3 2015=100), down 2.3% compared to September’s 119.1, which was upwardly revised from an original reading of 118.8. The October SA reading rose 2.8%

5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

Fighting Gender Pay Inequality in Procurement and Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

It's critical for women working in procurement and supply chain to know their own worth so they will be better able to negotiate improved financial outcomes for themselves

MercuryGate Velocity 2022: What Did We Learn?

MercuryGate

For the first time since 2019, MercuryGate hosted our customers, our partners, and our team for our Velocity user conference.

Trucking’s Emerging Top Talent: Women

Women in Trucking

For a long time, we used the phrase ‘male-dominated’ to describe what trucking was like. It was part of the culture of the industry. I get it, but I see it differently. Human Resources Sponsored Content

What You Need to Know about Ecommerce Order Reshipments

Ship Monk

Ecommerce businesses depend on 3PL fulfillment companies and shipping carriers to make good on their promises to customers. Those promises include accurate order fulfillment and on-time delivery. But what happens when something goes wrong?

6 Ways Video Telematics Improves Driver Safety

An in-cab dash cam video system can help fleet operators significantly reduce risky driving, costly legal judgments, and insurance costs. Download the eBook and learn 6 ways to improve driver safety by using dash cams on your trucks.

Truck fleets can thrive in a down market

Truck News

There are many provocative terms bantered about in the trucking media to suggest the sky is falling and that everyone needs to just weather the storm.

FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index falls for the first time in three months

Logistics Management

For September, the most recent month for which data is available, the SCI reading was -3.1, following readings of 4.5 and 5.0, for July and August, respectively. Both of these readings fared much better than June’s -4.0 and May’s -6.2.

Lyft, Motional Expand Robotaxi Operations

IoT World Today

Two of the United States’ leading robotaxi services are extending their operations. Motional and Lyft have announced they are to launch a driverless ride-hailing service in Los Angeles.

A railroad strike remains a possibility in the days leading up to the end of ‘cooling off’ periods

Logistics Management

What happens from here remains to be seen, of course. But let’s hope, as Yogi Berra noted, that it is not already getting late too early and that freight is able to keep rolling down the tracks without a strike getting in the way

A Deep Dive Into Supply Chain Strategy: Why Yours Isn't Working

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain design in this post-pandemic era of economic uncertainty.

Partnership Brings Asset Tracking to Pathology Samples

IoT World Today

Binary Tech has announced a new collaboration with Roche Diagnostics, deploying Binary’s mobile asset tracking devices to monitor pathology samples and identify issues that occur during transportation.

Survey: AGV & AMR technology. Take part now

Logistics Business Magazine

Logistics Business , in conjunction with BlueBotics , is carrying out a market research survey of our readers. The exclusive survey focuses on automated warehouse vehicles, specifically AGVs and AMRs and automated forklifts.

Watch: Responding to E-Commerce Logistics Challenges in an Uncertain Economy

Supply Chain Brain

As online orders begin to plateau or even drop, those providers who ramped up for the pandemic are well-prepared for direct-to-consumer logistics, says Mike McComb, senior vice president of global e-commerce for Pitney Bowes

Transport Logistic Munich

Logistics Business Magazine

transport logistic : The world’s leading trade fair for logistics, mobility, IT, and supply chain management has been taking place in Munich since 1978. Also part of transport logistic is air cargo Europe the industry gathering for the international air freight industry.

Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

Best Buy, Dick’s Ease Fears About Holiday Spending

Supply Chain Brain

The Wall Street Journal. Best Buy and Dick’s Sporting Goods reported mixed results in the most recent quarter

Pharma container available for demonstration

Logistics Business Magazine

Tower Cold Chain ’s latest product for smaller pharmaceutical shipments, the KTEvolution container offering protection, security, and visibility in a small box, is now available for demonstration globally, at the company’s Centres of Excellence in the EMEA, APAC and Americas regions.

HP to Cut up to 6,000 Jobs Amid PC Sales Drop

Supply Chain Brain

HP's layoffs make it the latest in a string of tech giants cutting staff in response to an increasingly sour economy, marked by high inflation that's dented demand for goods and slowed ad spending

Conker makes five new appointments

Logistics Business Magazine

Conker , which provides rugged, wearable and scannable devices for mobile workforces, is expanding yet again with the appointment of five new staff members and a head of team promotion. Lwazi Sibiya joins Conker in the role of business development executive.

How to Gain a Competitive Edge: A Deep Dive Into Supplier Diversity Programs

Speaker: Rod Robinson - SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs and how you can gain invaluable competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

The Critical but Little-Known Role of the ‘Titanium Economy’

Supply Chain Brain

Countless headlines over the past few decades have recounted a story of American industry in decline. But media coverage has almost entirely overlooked a resurgence that’s well underway

Robotics company BotsAndUs rebrands to Dexory

Logistics Business Magazine

The cutting-edge intelligence and robotics company previously known as BotsAndUs will from hereon be known as Dexory.

Watch: Understanding the True Cost of Parcel Services

Supply Chain Brain

Business intelligence has evolved into a digital tool that can bring a new level of transparency and visibility to the logistics industry, says Josh Dunham, co-founder and chief executive officer of Reveel

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