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AI Driven Sales & Marketing with Jason Jimenez-Vanover

The Logistics of Logistics

Jason Jimenez-Vanover and Joe Lynch discuss AI driven sales & marketing. Jason is the CEO and Founder of JCI Marketing , a freight-focused content marketing agency that specializes in working with transportation, logistics and supply chain companies. About Jason Jimenez-Vanover Jason Jimenez-Vanover is the CEO and Founder of JCI Marketing, a freight-focused marketing agency.

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Exiger Has Taken the Supply Chain Risk Market by Storm

Logistics Viewpoints

Brandon Daniels, CEO of Exiger The pandemic got almost every company talking about resilience. Supply chain risk solutions are hot. And a company called Exiger seemingly came out of nowhere to capitalize on this. Lately, Exiger has been in the news. In December of 2023 it was reported that $1.2 billion had been invested in Exiger by Carlyle and other venture capital firms.

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Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes – Plus Indago Highlights (Q1 2024)

Talking Logistics

If you were writing a book or a song about supply chain and logistics in the first quarter of 2024, what would its title be? Here are some ideas: The truth is I’m having a hard time characterizing this year so far. We’re arguably in a less stressful and disruptive environment today than we were. Read more The post Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes – Plus Indago Highlights (Q1 2024) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Watch: The Risk to Supply Chains From Increasing Trade Restrictions

Supply Chain Brain

Amir Fadavi, senior director with K2 Integrity, advises on the risks that supply chains face today in complying with a growing number of trade regulations and restrictions.

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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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ILA and USMX Master Contract Negotiations: A Deadline (and Possible Strike) Looms

MTS Logistics

The master contract between the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) expires on September 30th, 2024. Though the deadline is not until the end of September, months from now, the union is asking local officials for their local contracts to be agreed upon by May 17th. This way, the overall master contract can be negotiated by the Sept. 30th expiration date.

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North Carolina Issues Request for Proposals in First Round of EV Charger Funding

NGT News

Businesses can now apply for federal funds to build and operate the first in a series of electric vehicle charging stations along North Carolina’s interstates and major highways. The N.C. Department of Transportation has issued a request for proposals for firms interested in applying in the first round of North Carolina’s share of National Electric […] The post North Carolina Issues Request for Proposals in First Round of EV Charger Funding appeared first on NGT News.

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Southwest Airlines Boeing Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Cover Falls Off

Supply Chain Brain

The Boeing 737-800 out of Denver International Airport was supposed to fly to Houston on April 7 before an engine cowling came off and hit the wing flap.

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Leading Sustainability in Logistical Operations

Logistics Business Magazine

In the dynamic world of logistics, there’s growing pressure to address environmental impact. From transportation to infrastructure, operations significantly contribute to carbon emissions and resource consumption. As climate concerns rise, companies are urged to reduce their carbon footprint and embrace sustainability. Beyond ensuring cost savings, this shift enhances operational efficiency and shapes consumer perceptions, crucial for staying competitive in today’s eco-conscious mark

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Mulls Possible Tariffs on Green Energy Exports from China

Supply Chain Brain

Yellen had previously expressed concerns that China's surplus of green technology exports could be hurting American manufacturers.

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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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Port of Milford Haven Continues to Invest

Logistics Business Magazine

The Port of Milford Haven is making a series of strategic investments to strengthen its position as the UK’s largest energy port and further expand its diversification across hospitality and tourism and renewable energy thanks to a £40m finance package from HSBC UK. The Port, which is an independent trust port with no shareholders, is using the funds to expand its world class pilotage capability through investment in a new world class pilot transfer vessel as well as in additional highly skilled

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A Mandate for Manufacturers: Resolve to Fight Payment Fraud in 2024

Supply Chain Brain

Fraudsters are becoming more sophisticated by the day. Are manufacturers being proactive enough to fight the growing threat of vendor payment fraud?

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Efficiently Shipping Prefab Home Materials Nationwide

GoShip Blog

The prefab home industry is witnessing a remarkable surge, driven by the appeal of faster construction times and cost efficiency. At the heart of this growing trend lies a critical challenge: efficiently shipping prefab home materials across the nation. The logistics of transporting large, prefabricated sections from factories to construction sites are complex, involving careful planning and coordination.

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Boeing’s 777 ‘Gliders’ Signal More Cash Woes

Supply Chain Brain

The bottleneck highlights how Boeing’s manufacturing challenges extend beyond its cash-cow 737 Max jet.

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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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Taiwan Company to Get Billions in Federal Funds for New Chip Factory in Arizona

Supply Chain Brain

TSMC will get $6.6 billion in federal subsidies for a third semiconductor factory in Arizona, set to open by 2028.

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Biden Administration Shares Timeline for Restoring Traffic to Port of Baltimore

Supply Chain Brain

According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the hope is have the main shipping channel to the port fully reopened by the end of May.

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Streamlining Multiple Legacy IT Into a Single Data Ecosystem

Supply Chain Brain

Freight brokerage and transportation management company Transportation Insight needed to streamline multiple legacy systems for interacting with customers and carriers.

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