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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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How a Global CPG Leader Optimized $500M of Direct Materials Spend and Exceeded Savings Goal

A Fortune 500 CPG company partnered with GEP to improve end-to-end category management, optimize direct spend categories, and increase strategic focus on tail spend. GEP’s sourcing expertise and market intelligence enabled the company to centralize sourcing and order management processes, strengthen key supplier relationships, and enhance supply chain resilience and agility.

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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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Artificial Intelligence and the Transportation Industry

Artificial intelligence has quickly become a feature of everyday life: Using face ID to unlock a phone, communicating with online chatbots, and letting “smart” appliances help manage our homes are just a few of the ways that we interact with AI regularly. Forward-looking businesses are also using AI to transform their operations and gain a competitive edge.

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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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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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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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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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7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024

Procurement and supply chain leaders are presented with their fair share of challenges, with a host of tools and strategies to resolve them. That said, what’s the best path forward to leverage this year’s trends? In this recap of a recent GEP-WBR webinar, 7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024, GEP’s Pramod Sethumadhavan explores seven vital leadership trends that will help guide procurement and supply chain decision-makers.

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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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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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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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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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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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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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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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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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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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Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes with the Power of Generative AI

Generative AI goes beyond just automating tasks and providing real-time answers. Did you know that implementing generative AI reduces sourcing cycle times and allows for faster decision-making across procurement operations? In this whitepaper — Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes With the Power of Generative AI — experts reveal how the strategic application of generative AI within procurement processes is paving the way for groundbreaking improvements.

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Holistic Order Fulfillment with Mobile Robots: Automating Case Picking Operations

Supply Chain Brain

Are you ready to unleash the full potential of order fulfillment with Mobile Robots?

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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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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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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 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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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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Electrification for Trailers

Logistics Business Magazine

ZF’s latest version of its pioneering concept to electrify the trailer will be on show at the NUFAM commercial vehicles trade show in Karlsruhe (Germany). The ZF electrified trailer solution is made possible by integrating ZF’s AxTrax 2 electric axle with a modular battery system box for recuperation and traction support. Thanks to its ability to recuperate energy from braking, the system can effectively convert a heavy-duty diesel truck into a hybrid vehicle, generating up to 16 percent fuel an

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ICT & Logistiek Utrecht

Logistics Business Magazine

No one can predict what the future of transport and logistics will look like. All we can do is make our operations more resilient, agile and efficient. In short: fit for the future. Come to ICT & Logistics 2023 and be inspired for concrete solutions for the issues of today and tomorrow. November 8 and 9, 2023 at Jaarbeurs, Utrecht, Netherlands. Discover 150 exhibitors at the fair The meeting place for technological innovation in the logistics sector.