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Retail Non-Compliance Costs with Tony Altman

The Logistics of Logistics

Tony Altman and Joe Lynch discuss retail non-compliance costs. Tony is the President and CEO of Motivational Fulfillment & Logistics Services , a leading omnichannel 3PL based in Southern California. About Tony Altman As President and CEO of Motivational Fulfillment & Logistics Services, Tony Altman brings a remarkable blend of hands-on experience, entrepreneurial vision, and a profound commitment to excellence.

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20 Years of Outsourcing Come Back to Haunt Boeing

Logistics Viewpoints

Alaska Airlines Door Blows Out in Flight For 20 years, Boeing has engaged in collaborative product development with a significant number of suppliers. The outsourced R&D, in turn, supported outsourced manufacturing with over 50 key suppliers. These suppliers, in turn, outsourced various parts of the modules they produced to their suppliers. Historically, Boeing was vertically integrated – the great majority of product development was done in-house.

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The Five Most Dangerous Supply Chain Attacks in The Last Five Years

Supply Chain Brain

Equipped with automated tools, hackers can hunt through cloud-native applications, public code repositories, unprotected networks and more, without even paying much attention to their computers.

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Manifest 2024: Automation, Robotics and Puppies, Oh My

Food Logistics

The week of Feb. 5 in Las Vegas was ripe with lights, bells and tons of buzz, but it wasn't just because Super Bowl LVIII was to take place that weekend. It was because of Manifest 2024.

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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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February 2024 Freight Market Update

Trinity Logistics

Stay up to date on the latest information on conditions impacting the freight market, curated by Trinity Logistics through our Freightwaves Sonar subscription. COULD WE LOSE CARRIER CAPACITY….WITHOUT LOSING ACTUAL CAPACITY? Certainly, this question could cause one to scratch his head. If we don’t have a decline in the number of operating authorities, or available trucks, then how could we lose capacity?

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A Peterbilt living history from the 359 to 389, with three owners

Overdrive Online

For this Overdrive Radio edition, settle in for the run through 40 years of living history with three iconic Pete models, all also well-entrenched in the present through the work of these owners: Greg Crispell, Jarrett Landry, Troy Massey.

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Maersk Launches an Online Air Freight Tool Aimed at Changing the Industry

MTS Logistics

Maersk, one of the biggest ocean carriers and global leaders in integrated container logistics, has just launched a brand new innovative online air freight tool tailored to meet the needs of Indian shippers/customers. In a press release , Maersk outlined the new service. This digital solution, which is available on Maersk.com, offers a user-friendly platform for shippers to book their air cargo requirements efficiently and quickly, all in the palm of your hand.

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Volkswagen Plans to Supply EV Parts, Cells to India’s Mahindra

Supply Chain Brain

Mahindra will equip some of its five planned electric sport utility vehicles with components from Volkswagen’s MEB platform and unified cells, the carmaker said in an exchange filing February 16.

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CITGO Launches Electric Vehicle Charging Pilot Program in Michigan

NGT News

CITGO Petroleum Corporation, along with longtime marketer Folk Oil Company, recently launched an electric vehicle charging pilot program designed to meet the needs of EV drivers in Battle Creek, Michigan. The CITGO at 15551 11 Mile Road now offers both regular transportation fuel and EV charging stations. For added consumer convenience, EV chargers include both […] The post CITGO Launches Electric Vehicle Charging Pilot Program in Michigan appeared first on NGT News.

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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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Methanol-Powered Vessels

Logistics Business Magazine

Unifeeder Group has successfully completed a long-term charter agreement for two additional methanol-capable container feeder vessels. This follows the agreement for two initial vessels announced in October 2023, underscoring the group’s commitment to greener shipping solutions. The latest agreement is in partnership with German-based ship owning group Elbdeich Reederei and Norwegian shipowner MPC Container Ships (MPCC), who are responsible for one vessel each.

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Atawey Makes Offer to Purchase McPhy Energy’s Refueling Station Business

NGT News

McPhy Energy, specializing in low-carbon hydrogen production and distribution equipment (electrolyzers and refueling stations), has received a binding offer from Atawey for the sale of McPhy’s refueling station business. This offer follows the entry into exclusive negotiations between the two parties, announced in December 2023. The fixed part of the proposed price for the sale […] The post Atawey Makes Offer to Purchase McPhy Energy’s Refueling Station Business appeared first on NGT News.

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Extensive Material Handling Lineup at LogiMAT

Logistics Business Magazine

LogiMAT 2024 will see the first showcasing of an extensive lineup of material handling products from Bobcat. The global rebranding and integration of Doosan Industrial Vehicle (DIV) under the Bobcat brand with its range of forklift trucks and warehouse equipment, will provide even more solutions to help Bobcat customers to accomplish more. From 1st January 2024, all of the company’s material handling equipment has been produced in the signature Bobcat colours – white and orange.

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Young Is Named President of Fontaine Modification

NGT News

Jamil Young has been promoted to president of Fontaine Modification, a leading commercial truck modification provider. Young has held leadership roles with the company since 2009 and had served as president of Fontaine Modification Heavy Truck Operations since 2014. Paul Kokalis wraps up more than 35 years at Fontaine Modification, including the past 10 years […] The post Young Is Named President of Fontaine Modification appeared first on NGT News.

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Rethinking Direct Materials Sourcing: The Tools You Need To Manage Costs, Risks and Sustainability

Direct materials sourcing is evolving, with procurement now tasked not only with cost efficiency but managing sustainability and risk management. The environment is marked by heightened demand and expectations, compounded by challenges such as rising input prices, supply chain disruptions and geopolitical tensions. While some embrace cutting-edge tools like AI and blockchain for global trade functions, others lag in technology adoption.

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Latest Automation Innovations at LogiMAT

Logistics Business Magazine

Fives will present its complete ecosystem of smart and automated solutions at the LogiMAT tradeshow in Stuttgart, Germany (Hall 1 at Booth 1A61 & Hall 3 at Booth 3A30) from March 19 to 21st. This event will also be the opportunity to showcase its innovations designed to optimize the performance in material handling and automation. Fives, through its Smart Automation Solutions Division, is an industry leading provider and integrator of cutting-edge, smart, scalable, and sustainable material h

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Connecting the Dots: The Role of the Modern-Day Warehouse Execution System

Supply Chain Brain

While new technologies can often take time to reach full adoption, the warehouse execution system has seen a quicker acceptance curve than its predecessors.

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Navigating Trends and Projections in Logistics for 2024

3PL Links

Image source: Flickr | Navigating Trends and Projections in Logistics for 2024 The logistics industry is always changing due to fluctuations in the market, technology advancements, and the never-ending quest for efficiency. As we have already bid 2023 farewell, now is the ideal moment to examine logistics industry predictions for the following year.

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Transforming Ecommerce Warehouse

Logistics Business Magazine

Next day delivery is a logistical challenge that warehouses often require an upgrade to achieve. David Priestman visited such a facility in Birmingham. BES are a plumbing, gas and heating trade supplier selling products and brands ranging from Bosch tools to Danfoss thermostats, Grohe taps to Grundfos pumps, Triton showers to Bostik glue. This inventory, in a 80,000 sq. ft.

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How to Create a Blueprint for Fleet Resilience

Speaker: Jeff Dickinson - President and CEO of Railgistixs Transport, Supply Chain and Logistics Thought Leader

Despite the ongoing transformation of the supply chain and logistics landscape, the steadfast importance of carrier safety remains a core principle. From prioritizing preventative maintenance to optimizing fleet utilization, the fundamentals persist. If you’re overlooking and neglecting essential safety precautions today, this could result in expensive repairs and potential safety hazards in the future. 🚧 Join Jeff Dickinson for a conversation on how to mitigate risk, enforce compliance,

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Arizona Company Planning $344M Solar Panel Recycling Factory in Georgia

Supply Chain Brain

Solarcycle said that it would hire over 600 employees to work at the Cedartown, Georgia-based facility, which is set to open in 2026.

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Proven Tips for Boosting Growth in Sales and Logistics

IFS Blogs

Learn how to be successful in logistics sales and convert more customers using the seven strategies in this article.

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