Wed.Sep 21, 2022

Supply Chain Disruption and the Looming Shortages

Logistics Viewpoints

At the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, supply chain disruption became a common phrase in the media. In truth, it went well beyond what was being reported in the newspapers and on TV. Supply chain disruption became a key talking point for just about everyone.

The KlearNow Story with Rick Tellez

The Logistics of Logistics

Rick Tellez and Joe Lynch discuss the KlearNow story. Rick is the Co-founder of KlearNow , a tech firm dedicated to simplifying global customs clearance and drayage functions. About Rick Tellez.

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Port of Houston mulls dwell measures to cope with record-breaking volumes

Supply Chain and Logistics

The Port of Houston is quickly becoming a major container import location. but some congestion is occurring and the dwell time of containers is increasing to close to 6 days, causing slowdowns in the yards. The port has adopted a … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Shipping Supply Chains container shipping disruptions dwell time port congestion ports supply chains

Rhode Island truck-only tolls finally defeated in court

Overdrive Online

The decision, which ruled Rhode Island's truck-only tolls unconstitutional, has been hailed as a big victory for trucking and drivers, with trucking associations blasting the tolls as exploitive and unjust. Regulations

5 Unexpected Ways to Control Supply Chain Costs in 2023

Speaker: Todd Simms and Andy Johnson

Join industry experts Todd Simms and Andy Johnson as they break down five budget line items that ballooned out of control in 2022 and strategies to control them in 2023.

New UCL report claims $850bn of LNG-capable tonnage risks being stranded by 2030

Supply Chain and Logistics

UCL Energy Institute is a very influential research group. The UCL part is University College London. Their investigation of LNG-fueled vessels indicates that these ships are not on the best path to reduce carbon emissions. Thus, many of them being … Continue reading → Investing Logistics Shipping Strategy Sustainability emissions imo2020 LNG power LNG-fueled ships ocean shipping shipbreaking shipping investment

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Norway’s fjords welcome another pair of autonomous vessels

Supply Chain and Logistics

Norway is a leader in the development of clean transport, especially maritime. They have been experimenting with autonomous ships for several years. Here are two new ships, which will not operate autonomously at the start, but will sail with a … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Sustainability electric ships emissions green corridor ocean shipping sustainability technology transportation

GM Receives Hertz Order for 175,000 EVs for Rental Fleet

NGT News

Hertz and General Motors Co. (GM) GM) have signed an agreement in which Hertz plans to order up to 175,000 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac and BrightDrop electric vehicles (EV) over the next five years.

Happening Now: Storage and Labor Woes Continue to Hamper Warehousing

West Coast and California Logistics

Weber Logistics’ EVP, Strategy & Marketing Fred Gilbert is featured in an article from Transport Topics which examines the current state of warehousing in relation to space and labor scarcity.

Ideanomics Reaches 500 kW Ultra-Fast EV Charging Breakthrough

NGT News

Ideanomics has successfully tested the WAVE’s 500 kW at the Port of Los Angeles.

Supply Chain Strategy (And 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 strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

Fleets in search of new units as truck age grows

Commercial Carrier Journal

Despite economic volatility and sagging rates, fleets want more trucks. Economic trends

Bollinger Motors, Wabash Develop Last-Mile Refrigerated Delivery Electric Truck

NGT News

Bollinger Motors, which recently became a majority owned company of Mullen Automotive Inc., has teamed up with Wabash, a truck body and trailer manufacturer, to develop a stronger, lighter, refrigerated truck body on an electric chassis.

5 Steps to Follow for the Implementation of a Supply Chain Management

3PL Links

Supply Chain Management Steps | Source: Adobe Stock Images. Some core activities must be accessed in order for a company’s manufactured goods to be sold. They fall under the umbrella of supply chain management.

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EVgo Autocharge+ Streamlines EV Charging Across U.S. Locations

NGT News

EVgo Inc. has launched Autocharge+ to enable streamlined charging for electric vehicle (EV) drivers across the country.

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.

BlueGrace Webinar – Carrier LTL Embargoes – Why They Happen And How To Manage Them

Blue Grace Logistics

Webinars Show Submenu Resources. The Logistics Blog®. Press. Whitepaper. Case Study. Webinars. Search. Search. Adam White. Carrier LTL Embargoes – Why They Happen And How To Manage Them. LTL embargoes can also feel somewhat unfair to the average shipper.

Recap: National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Women in Trucking

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week was Sept. 11-17, 2022. It's a time to recognize and celebrate the contributions and hard work the 3.6 million truck drivers make to keep the country moving forward.

Myth-busting: How GPS tracking HELPS Truckers

Trux

Have you ever heard that putting the tailgate down in a pickup truck improves fuel economy? As the story goes, air pushes against the closed tailgate and drags the truck down, and by opening the tailgate you’re letting that air flow through. It turns out, that’s just not true.

Rising retail inventory levels ‘being managed pretty well,’ carriers, analysts say

Logistics Management

Rising levels of inventory, particularly in some areas of the retail sector, could warrant some worries about an economic slowdown if it weren’t for the fact those inventory levels are being managed “pretty well,” analysts and trucking executives say

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.

Polish apparel manufacturer relies on WMS from PSI

Logistics Business Magazine

PSI Polska Sp. z o.o. has been commissioned by the clothing and footwear manufacturer Hisert Polska Sp. z o.o. with the delivery of the warehouse management system PSIwms 2022 for e-commerce. The order was placed via the new PSI App Store.

Automaker Launches Tesla-Rivaling ADAS tech

IoT World Today

China’s first advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) for city driving has been launched by electric automaker XPeng.

inVia recognised in Women in Supply Chain Award

Logistics Business Magazine

inVia Robotics ’ Vice President of Solutions Development, Lauren Ziccardi, and Chief Marketing Officer, Kristen Moore ( pictured ), have been named winners of the third annual Women in Supply Chain Award by Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

Watch: How Can Retailers Prepare for the Next Disruption?

Supply Chain Brain

Overcoming the challenges of supply chain disruptions means retailers need to go deep into their supply chains, fostering relationships with suppliers and service providers in order to get timely data about potential problems, says Jenny Roman, director of solutions consulting with e2open

Gain a Competitive Edge: The Importance of a Supplier Diversity Program

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 at Insight Sourcing Group, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs, and how you can gain unique competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

Argo AI Eyes AV expansion With New Product Launch

IoT World Today

Argo AI has revealed details of the product line-up it will offer businesses who want to use its automated driving system. The Pittsburgh-based firm, backed by Volkswagen and Ford , has produced a comprehensive suite of products and services designed to support robotaxi and delivery operations.

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The African Supply Chain and Its New Trade Agreement

Supply Chain Brain

A new trade agreement can be Africa’s game-changer if stakeholders don’t miss the vital piece in the puzzle: the need for an efficient supply chain

Dutch wholesaler picks Vanderlande GtP system

Logistics Business Magazine

Vanderlande has delivered a highly automated FASTPICK goods-to-person (GtP) solution to De Bondt BV, a global haberdashery and yarn wholesaler.

United Airlines Staff at Heathrow to Vote on Strike Over Pay

Supply Chain Brain

United Airlines Holdings Inc. faces potential disruption in one of its most lucrative overseas markets as 300 workers at London’s Heathrow airport begin voting in a strike ballot over pay

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.

New DC at London Gateway to meet ‘unprecedented’ demand

Logistics Business Magazine

DP World in the UK has announced that work has begun on a new speculative 119,000 sq ft green warehouse at London Gateway ’s port-centric Logistics Park.

Record Shipping Costs Add to Auto Industry’s Supply Chain Woes

Supply Chain Brain

Earnings for freighters that move autos and industrial machines across the globe have surged to about $80,000 a day, the highest in data since at least 2000

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Kite Packaging extends Coventry campus

Logistics Business Magazine

Adding almost 190,000 sq ft, Kite Packaging ’s Coventry capacity now stands at 380,000 sq ft, offering a considerably larger inventory to clients. With space for c.40,000 pallets, Kits says great stock availability is guaranteed.