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Blue Diamond Invests in SAP to Improve their Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

The combination of supply chain planning and real-time visibility can lead to bigger benefits than either can provide alone.

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Fulfillment Center: 6 Ways to Streamline Your Operations

Cyzerg

Efficient fulfillment center operations are crucial in the e-commerce landscape. Optimizing your fulfillment center processes means ensuring customer satisfaction and increasing the chance for business success. Whether you’re a small business owner or a seasoned logistics professional, our tips will help you optimize your fulfillment center operations from start to finish.

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Post-COVID Pros and Cons of Regional Parcel Carriers

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

During the pandemic when parcel capacity was tight and shippers experienced the sting of carrier volume caps or discontinuation of services, regional parcel carriers stepped in to fill the void.

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Editor’s Choice: 5 Ways EDI is Streamlining Supply Chain Operations

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. Today’s article comes from Descartes and looks at how EDI can streamline supply chain operations. For those unsure of what EDI is, it stands for electronic data interchange, is the concept of businesses electronically communicating information that was traditionally communicated on paper, such as purchase orders, advance ship

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Strategic Cost Management Approaches to Unlock Growth and Increase Profitability

How can businesses gain a competitive edge in an era marked by relentless competition and economic fluctuations? The secret is mastering strategic cost management strategies. This GEP bulletin, "Strategic Cost Management Approaches to Unlock Growth and Increase Profitability," breaks this down into clear, actionable steps. Discover how these strategies can boost your enterprise's financial health, helping not only to keep up but to excel in today's market.

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Sarah Ruffcorn, Trinity Logistics’s President, Recognized as a Supply Chain Leader

Trinity Logistics

Trinity Logistics, a leading third-party logistics (3PL) provider, is proud to share that the company’s President, Sarah Ruffcorn, is a recipient of the 2023 Women in Supply Chain award. Selected to receive the award by Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive , this recognition honors female supply chain leaders and executives whose accomplishments, mentorship, and examples set a foundation for women in all levels of a company’s supply chain network.

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Enabling AI in Procurement Transformation – The Case For Adoption in the Electric Utility Industry

Supply Chain Brain

Utilities should set their procurement technology strategy to implement a fully integrated global I.T. system infrastructure that incorporates procure-to-pay operations with fully automated workflows.

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LNL Trucking stands on strong financial foundation to thrive

Overdrive Online

Bedford, Indiana-based LNL Trucking, a 12-truck fleet specializing in liquid-bulk tanker work, thrives with a focus on financials. Owner Larry Limp found his niche in 2004 and has grown with his customers since.

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Watch: Filling the Full Truckload Procurement Gap

Supply Chain Brain

Andrew Leto founder and chief executive officer of online truck freight procurement platform Emerge, has a habit of looking for gaps in the logistics industry that can be filled via emerging technologies.

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BlueGrace Logistics Promotes Bryce Williford to Senior Vice President of 3PL Services

Blue Grace Logistics

Bryce Williford Promoted to Sr. VP of 3PL Services Show Submenu Resources The Logistics Blog® Newsroom Whitepaper Case Study Webinars Indexes Search Search BlueGrace Logistics - September 21, 2023 BlueGrace Logistics Promotes Bryce Williford to Senior Vice President of 3PL Services TAMPA, FL (Sept. 21, 2023) – BlueGrace Logistics (BlueGrace), a preeminent Third-Party Logistics (3PL) provider operating within North America, today announced the promotion of Bryce Williford to Senior Vice Pr

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How to Conduct Workplace Incident Investigations to Create Safer Workplaces

This white paper provides a comprehensive overview of global workplace incident trends, focusing on the top three biases leading to such incidents. It also highlights the significance of CSA Z1005 as a risk management standard and outlines the ROI of thorough incident investigations, covering emergency response to post-incident interviews. Additionally, it introduces an Investigation Evidence Gathering Matrix.

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Russia Temporarily Bans Diesel Exports; European Prices Jump

Supply Chain Brain

The ban, which also applies to gasoline, came into force September 21 and doesn’t have a final date, according to the government decree.

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Biomethane used in Irish Truck Network

Logistics Business Magazine

DHL Supply Chain has today announced plans to begin operating biomethane fuelled trucks with an investment worth €80 million into a dedicated biomethane production facility in Cork, run by Stream BioEnergy. Biomethane is a renewable gas with the capacity to be carbon neutral. The new facility will provide fuel for up to 150 trucks, resulting in an annual carbon reduction of 15,000 tonnes, the equivalent of more than 38 million miles driven by an average petrol-powered passenger vehicle.

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China Emphasizes Importance of Pakistan Economic Corridor

Supply Chain Brain

Gwadar is the linchpin of China’s Belt and Road infrastructure endeavors in Pakistan, but developments have attracted ire from Gwadar locals, over illegal fishing trawlers from abroad.

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Constant Climate Cargo in Cincinnati

Logistics Business Magazine

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), is today announcing Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky International Airport as its latest station in the United States to be approved to transport time and temperature-sensitive healthcare products. Bringing the total number of approved Constant Climate stations in the United States to 21.

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Five Best Practices for Balancing Costs, Risks, and Sustainability

In the face of volatile macroeconomic conditions and other complex challenges, supply chain and procurement pros must strike a tough balance between seemingly contradictory demands: boosting performance and sustaining and extending business operations, all while meeting customers’ needs. This GEP paper provides impactful tips on how to develop a strategic procurement approach that focuses on collaboration, innovation, and sustainability.

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American Consumers Planning to Spend Less This Holiday Season

Supply Chain Brain

On average, Americans who shopped during the 2022 holiday season intend to spend 39% less on gifts during the 2023 holiday season.

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Navigating the Depths of Data Analytics: Unveiling 4 Levels in a 3PL Warehouse

Camelot 3PL Software

The ability to extract meaningful insights from data is crucial. This is where data analytics and reporting come into play, offering a comprehensive understanding of operations and paving the way for strategic decision-making. In the realm of 3PL warehousing, we are focusing on four distinct levels of data analytics and reporting, each serving a specific purpose in unraveling the complexities of logistics.

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Isuzu Dealers, Customers Can Work with ChargePoint on EV Charging Needs

NGT News

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America Inc. has appointed ChargePoint, a provider of networked solutions for charging electric vehicles, as an official source to provide EV charging infrastructure and software solutions, as well as training to Isuzu dealers and customers. Isuzu announced in March that it will introduce the 2025 NRR EV, a Class 5 battery […] The post Isuzu Dealers, Customers Can Work with ChargePoint on EV Charging Needs appeared first on NGT News.

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SMB vs Enterprise Grade Logistics Solution – Which one’s right for you?

Locus

Over recent decades, technology has become a driving force propelling business performance to unprecedented heights. Research suggests tech transformation has led to positive impact on factors like cost, employee experience and revenue streams. In fields as varied as logistics, retail, and FMCG, companies fall into either the SMB (Small and Medium-sized Business) or enterprise categories.

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Brick & Mortar Retail Relevance: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

Let's set the record straight: in-store retail isn't dead - it's evolving! Faced with the digital age and the demands of omnichannel shopping, some retailers are thriving while others are struggling to adapt. Join Jay Black in this exclusive session as he explores the strategies that set successful stores apart, including: Crafting unique and unforgettable in-store experiences 🛍️ Mastering the art of retail demands 🛒 Navigating inventory challenges in today's climate 📦 an

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Using Data Science to Drive Continuous Improvement in the DC

Supply Chain Brain

It’s time to dispel the notion that data science is purely abstract and theoretical: In fact, it can and should be applied to make a practical difference in evolving warehouse performance.

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St. Modwen Logistics Acquires Distribution Hub

Logistics Business Magazine

St. Modwen Logistics, one of the UK’s leading logistics owners and developers, has acquired a 267,000 sq ft logistics unit in Bilston, Wolverhampton, West Midlands. The unit, known as the Titan 10 Distribution Centre, is let to Pallet-Track , one of the UK’s fastest growing palletised freight distribution companies, originally formed in nearby Wednesbury.

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Biden Administration Awards $12M to Marine Highway Projects

Supply Chain Brain

The funding will go towards improving the movement of goods along navigable U.S. waterways and expanding existing services in Alaska, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.

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Report Demonstrates Commitment to Climate Protection

Logistics Business Magazine

With its Sustainability Report 2022 now available, Dematic provides the latest data on its comprehensive commitment to climate protection. According to the report, Dematic has emitted 24 percent less greenhouse gases (GHG) compared to 2020. The company’s water consumption fell by 37 percent globally over the period, and total waste dropped by 7 percent.

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How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Contract Management in Telecom & High-Tech

The high-tech and telecom sectors face a contract management crisis if the process isn’t managed properly. Continual technological changes necessitate adjustments to manufacturing and supply chain processes, leading to a heavy volume of contracts that outpaces most industries. What can CPOs do to ease the contract management burden? In "How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Contract Management in Telecom and High-Tech," GEP experts outline a four-pronged approach to getting contract management under cont

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Chevron Accepts Australian Tribunal's Arbitration Terms to End LNG Strikes

Supply Chain Brain

A successful deal could end the strikes that started almost two weeks ago at plants that supply about 7% of the world’s liquified natural gas.

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Supply Chain Master Series: Preparing for Peak From Border to Border Is Now On Demand

Coyote

Watch 2 on-demand, expert-led webinars from our recent live event. Get cross-border shipping tips & the Q4 freight market forecast featuring the Coyote Curve.

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Podcast | Betting on Electric Vehicles: A Realistic Appraisal

Supply Chain Brain

Automakers have put themselves squarely on the road to electrification, but there could be speed bumps ahead.

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Smaller, Faster, Greener Automatic Labelling

Logistics Business Magazine

To meet the growing demand for accurate, high-speed and easy to use industrial automatic labelling systems, TSC Printronix Auto ID has just launched a popular-sized 4-inch version of its PEX-2000 Series print engine. This powerful device promises to save time, money and resources in logistics operations, the pharmaceutical industry and manufacturing, especially food and drink.

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How Intent Data Helps Marketers Convert A-List Accounts

One of the biggest challenges for any B2B marketer is understanding your prospects’ next move — who is most likely to buy and when. Without these insights, marketing campaigns can feel more like guesswork, with high investment and little return. We’re here to tell you there’s a better way. By tracking buyers’ digital footprints and online activity, such as website visits, product reviews, and spikes in content consumption, you can engage prospects with a message that really resonates.