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The future of logistics: how drones are revolutionizing freight transport

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Photo by Jan Zakelj on Pexels.com Let’s start by defining “Drones”, also called UAV (Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle). It is a robot with the function of an aircraft that is driven remotely by a user. The characteristics that make it special are: -Its small size. -The non-admission of crew. -The built-in camera. -Its sustained flight. In the age of technology, more and more industries are adopting innovative solutions to improve their efficiency and productivity.

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Outsourced Sales and Marketing with Ryan Mann

The Logistics of Logistics

Joe Lynch and Ryan Mann discuss outsourced sales and marketing, which is one of many services provided by Lean Solutions Group. Ryan is the Director of Marketing at Lean Solutions Group which offers a nearshore/offshore model to establish remote satellite offices in Latin America and the Philippines, allowing businesses to build mission-critical teams in just 3-5 weeks to meet customer expectations and accomplish more.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 2, 2023)

Talking Logistics

It’s going to be 90 degrees fahrenheit today. Why would I choose to cycle 60 miles (almost 4 hours) in this heat? Because my daughter doesn’t have a choice when it comes to dealing with the daily challenges of living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). It’s been more than 11 years since she was diagnosed. Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 2, 2023) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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This Week in Logistics News (May 27 – June 2)

Logistics Viewpoints

Ever since I was a kid, cartoons showed me that dogs like to bite the mail carrier. I always assumed this was just a joke. And for the most part, it is just that – an ongoing joke. But, more than 5,300 Postal Service employees were attacked by dogs while delivering mail last year. Aggressive dog behavior is a common safety concern USPS employees face.

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EROAD’s Guide to Running a Sustainable Trucking Business

Over the last three decades, emissions from new trucks have been reduced by more than 98 percent. In fact, it would take 60 of today’s trucks to generate the same level of emissions from a single truck in 1988. Despite these impressive improvements, many trucking businesses continue to seek methods to achieve sustainability goals in a viable, measurable way.

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Congress pushes for double brokering/fraud OIG task force

Overdrive Online

A recent letter signed by five U.S. Senators and three House reps urges DOT Inspector General to work with the DOJ and the FMCSA to explore a permanent task force dedicated to issues of fraud in brokered and other freight markets.

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Aptean Acquires TOTALogistix

Supply Chain Brain

TOTALogistix will give Aptean access to its transportation management systems solutions, allowing the company to expand its supply chain offerings.

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Lithium Battery Power for Cleaning Machines

Logistics Business Magazine

Battery technology for use within the cleaning industry has not significantly improved over the last 40 years. Until now. Three years ago, a 36V Lithium high capacity option was considered bespoke and very expensive compared to 24/48V versions, which were primarily developed for the forklift market. Since then, Lincoln Cleaning Technology (LCT) has worked extensively with their battery supplier, Battery Service Hub (BSH), to develop an innovative 36V Lithium battery to fit their ATS50BE combinat

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Slowdown in Retail Spending Reflected in Macy’s Revised Forecast

Supply Chain Brain

Demand for apparel and accessories is declining, and Macy’s cut back its full-year outlook on sales and profits June 1.

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Fresh Produce Logistics

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

With an annual production of about 156 tons of cherries, Chile is the fourth-largest producer of cherries in the world. Besides, Chile is the world’s largest exporter of cherries. In the 2020-2021 season, Chile exported more than $2 billion worth of cherries to the world. This article is trying to illustrate the transportation of fresh produce.

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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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Made4net Acquired by Ingka Group

Supply Chain Brain

Made4net will continue to operate as an independent subsidiary of Ingka while CEO Duff Davidson will remain on the company's leadership team.

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Section 321 – Your Solution to Import Savings

Ship Monk

Importing inventory can be a bad combination of expensive and stressful , but with ShipMonk’s Section 321 services , ecommerce business owners can maximize their savings while minimizing stress levels. How, you ask? A growing ecommerce business needs to take on the globe strategically. If you have “going international” on your expanding business itinerary, Section 321 is a must.

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Center for Post Carbon Logistics Appoints Sustainable Logistics Fellow for Sail Freight

Supply Chain Brain

Vogel's mission is expanding and strengthening the logistical backbone of a sustainable sail freight network of distribution, storage, transport, and fulfillment services.

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PestPac Presents: Bridge the Gap — Communication Across the Generations

WorkWave

Time To Read: 3 minutes For business owners, it’s common knowledge that each new generation tends to take a unique new approach to things — and that’s the truth whether you’re discussing your employees or your customer base. While that information may not be groundbreaking on its own, actually knowing how to leverage that awareness to communicate better across generations can prove extremely valuable for today’s pest control professionals.

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Navigating Uncertainty: How Technology Helps Fleets Thrive in Challenging Times

Change is a constant in the transportation industry. Amid business competition, regulatory developments, environmental concerns, and myriad other challenges, motor carriers must continually adapt to an ever-evolving operational landscape. Fleet telematics technology can help transportation businesses navigate uncertainty, gain a competitive advantage, and boost profitability.

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Mack Trucks MD Electric Approved for California HVIP

NGT News

Mack Trucks says its MD Electric model is now approved to be a part of California’s Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP). HVIP offers point-of-sale vouchers to increase the affordability of advanced technologies. The MD Electric is the second Mack model to be a part of the program. The first is […] The post Mack Trucks MD Electric Approved for California HVIP appeared first on NGT News.

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Your Ultimate Transportation Management Software Guide

Loginext

Your ultimate guide to transportation management software that deals with the importance and benefits of cloud-based TMS, utilizing transportation dispatch software and the difference between TMS and ERP. The post Your Ultimate Transportation Management Software Guide appeared first on loginextsolutions.com.

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Noodoe Rolls Out Electric Fleet Management Solution

NGT News

Electric vehicle charging solutions provider Noodoe has debuted its Electric Fleet Management Solution, a cloud-based operating system for managing all aspects of EV charging services, setting up a new electric fleet or managing a mixed fleet in the process of transitioning to electric. “The ever-increasing intricacies of fleet management brought about by the EV revolution […] The post Noodoe Rolls Out Electric Fleet Management Solution appeared first on NGT News.

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Inbound vs. Outbound Logistics: Understanding the Key Differences and Optimizing the Last Mile

Locus

In the vast, interconnected world of supply chain management, two terms often come into focus—inbound and outbound logistics. Both are crucial elements of a well-functioning supply chain, yet they serve different purposes and face unique challenges. In this post, we deep dive into the world of inbound and outbound logistics, dissecting their key differences, their significance in the broader spectrum of supply chain operations, and their critical role in the last mile of delivery.

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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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Advantages of Cross-Docking Network in E-commerce and Its Implementation

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

The exponential growth of e-commerce is accompanied by the constant search for supply chain optimizations that lead to shorter delivery times. One valuable strategy in this never-ending pursuit is cross-docking: a logistics practice that involves receiving goods from suppliers and immediately transferring them to outbound transportation, without the necessity for long-term storage.

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Fifth Red Dot for Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks

Logistics Business Magazine

The EDiA XL electric counterbalance from Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks has picked up its second honour in recent months after being named winner of a Red Dot design award for 2023. This latest accolade means the entire current EDiA range: the 1.4–2.0-tonne EDiA EM, the 2.5–3.5-tonne EDiA EX, and the 4.0–5.5-tonne EDiA XL, have all been granted use of the famous Red Dot.

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White Label World Expo Showcasing in NYC this August

Supply Chain Brain

White Label World Expo is the leading event for professional online sellers to meet cutting edge white label goods suppliers.

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Revolutionizing Logistics Training: The Power of VR and AR in Enhancing Learning and Performance

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

In the logistics industry, training plays a crucial role in optimizing operations and delivering exceptional service. With the advent of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), logistics companies now have powerful tools to revolutionize their training processes. VR and AR technologies enable logistics companies to create highly realistic and immersive learning environments.

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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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Telescopic Lip Dock Leveller

Logistics Business Magazine

The continuing growth of e-commerce and last-mile deliveries within the UK logistics sector results in distributors and operators looking for even greater flexibility and speed when loading/unloading all types of fleet vehicles. The innovative HTLV4 dock leveller from Hörmann UK can provide a safe and adaptable solution with its unique 3-part telescopic lip making it suitable for all vehicles sizes including euro-trailers, through to transit vans.

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How to Recycle Clothes? & Where to Recycle Clothes?

Compactor Management Company

Wondering what to do with old clothes? Before you consider throwing them away, it’s important to explore how to recycle clothes. Otherwise, your outdated wardrobe could contribute to the staggering number of microfibers, expected to reach 22 million tons in the ocean between 2015 and 2050, due to the textile industry’s impact. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, in 2018, about 17 million tons of textile waste was generated, accounting for 5.8% of the total municipal