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Building a Global Logistics Juggernaut with Nourhan Beyrouti

The Logistics of Logistics

Nourhan Beyrouti and Joe Lynch discuss building a global logistics juggernaut. Nourhan is Global Chief Revenue Officer at AJEX Logistics Services , Saudi Arabia’s fastest growing transportation company. About Nourhan Beyrouti Nourhan Beyrouti , a seasoned professional with a global footprint, has an impressive track record in branding, corporate innovation, and real estate development, and global logistics technology.

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Baltimore Bridge Collapse: An Opportunity to Reinforce the Importance of Supply Chain Resilience

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain resilience is a hot topic the last few years since post-Covid issues and newsworthy incidents like the Houthi attacks in the red sea have raised awareness. The Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore being struck by the Dali and collapsing is an unpredictable disruption to the supply chains of several industries including automobiles, coal, and agricultural machinery.

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Editor’s Pick: How Managed Transportation Services Enable Resilient Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. This recent post by Veronica Turk from Loadsmart highlights a recent Talking Logistics episode with Adrian Gonzalez and George Swartz, Loadsmart’s VP.

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FMCSA forces transparency from Uber Freight after scam uncovered

Overdrive Online

After a small fleet owner caught scammers red-handed double brokering an Uber Freight load, FMCSA got involved and forced transparency from the broker, amid ongoing payment dispute.

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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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GreenPower Will Deliver Another 88 Electric School Buses to West Virginia

NGT News

GreenPower Motor Company Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of all-electric, zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, plans to deliver an additional 88 all-electric Type D BEAST and Type A Nano BEAST school buses to West Virginia school districts in GreenPower’s fiscal year 2025, which began April 1. “GreenPower is currently manufacturing all-electric, purpose-built school buses purchased […] The post GreenPower Will Deliver Another 88 Electric School Buses to West Virg

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Meet Jodi Edwards: A 2-Million Safe Miles Driver with a Million-Dollar Smile

Women in Trucking

Studies show that within three seconds people make many decisions or assumptions about one’s character. Within three seconds, one would be greeted with Jodi Edwards’ big smile and decide that she has a big personality interlaced with a passionate, giving, and caring spirit. Also, within those three seconds, one would see that when she speaks, people listen; that she is direct and honest and wickedly funny; and that she is both an expert at and loves her job.

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Customer Service Continues to be King at ShipMonk

Ship Monk

2024 is 4th Year in a Row 3PL is Recognized with BIG Customer Service Award April 10, 2024 — Customer service is a 365-day a year duty, but today the Business Intelligence Group is shining an extra light on this critical component to any company’s success by announcing the winners of the BIG Excellence in Customer Service Awards. This year, BIG is celebrating 102 companies, executives, and products dedicated to getting customers the support they need and deserve.

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How Supplier Diversity Can Yield Better Business Outcomes

Supply Chain Brain

Supplier diversity programs are not only good for society; they’re crucial to enhancing supply chain competitiveness, risk mitigation and cost reduction for businesses.

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FMCSA: Baltimore collapse commodity-related HOS waivers limited

Overdrive Online

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration spelled out further details of, and longer-range possibilities for, the hours of service waivers in place following collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore.

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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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Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties for Frozen Warm Water Shrimp Products: An Update

MTS Logistics

Last month, I had the opportunity to attend the Seafood Expo North America in Boston. This event takes place every year. This is a leading trade event for all sectors of the Seafood Industry. Within our company MTS Customs Brokerage, we have customers that import frozen warm water shrimp into the U.S. from multiple countries. One of the most important topics being asked in the industry right now is “Where are we with the Department of Commerce implementing Anti-Dumping and Countervailing D

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Stord’s Order Management System (OMS) Named Market Leader by G2

Stord

Stord’s Warehouse Management System (WMS) Also Named Market Leader Again ATLANTA, April 10, 2024 – Stord , a leader in high-volume fulfillment services and supply chain technology for omnichannel mid-market and enterprise brands, announced today that its Order Management System (OMS), Stord One Commerce , has been named a Leader in the Order Management Software Category by G2 , the world's largest and most trusted software marketplace.

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A New Safety Mindset Marks the Road Ahead

Women in Trucking

Safety is a key component to a successful retention strategy during today’s driver shortage, according to Marcia Faschingbauer, President and CEO of Excargo Services , a logistics company that provides intermodal, drayage, transloading and warehousing solutions to major importers and exporters. “Our drivers are hanging with us because of our culture, because they know we’ll fight for them and that we provide the best environment—and safest environment—that they can find,” she says.

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How to Expand Margin and Reduce Supply Chain Cost with Digital Manufacturing

Supply Chain Brain

Supply chain leaders are under more pressure than ever to lower costs, expand margins, and balance growth and profitability — all while facing skilled labor shortages and rising materials and logistics costs.

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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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White Logistics Partners with HVS for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck Trial

NGT News

Glasgow, Scotland-based manufacturer Hydrogen Vehicle Systems (HVS) has formed a partnership with White Logistics to explore the suitability of zero-emission hydrogen heavy goods vehicle (HGV) technology for adoption in its fleet. Based in Worcestershire, England, White Logistics has entered into a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with HVS that will provide trial vehicles for the White […] The post White Logistics Partners with HVS for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck Trial appeared first on NGT News

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Shippers, Carriers Highlight Extreme Weather as Biggest Challenge to Networks in 2024

Supply Chain Brain

Of those surveyed, 39% said that extreme weather events have been their chief concern in 2024, the most of any category.

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Streamlining Transportation Management Strategies

Food Logistics

As businesses continue to prioritize streamlined logistics, the strategies and subsequent actions taken will undoubtedly play a pivotal role in shaping the future of transportation management.

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Watch: How 3PLs Are Scaling Through Margin Management

Supply Chain Brain

Margin management is key to all businesses, but it's especially critical in the world of third-party logistics providers, says Nate Endicott, senior vice president of growth with Enveyo.

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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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Role of Delivery Management Software Ensuring Timely Deliveries During Eid Al Fitr

Loginext

During this festive period, restaurants experience a surge in orders as families gather to share meals. However, ensuring timely deliveries amidst the increased demand can be a challenge. That's where LogiNext's delivery management software comes in handy. The post Role of Delivery Management Software Ensuring Timely Deliveries During Eid Al Fitr appeared first on loginextsolutions.com.

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Tips for Better Management of Food Recalls

Supply Chain Brain

Companies acting alone in responding to food recalls, rather than collaborating with supply chain partners, are only prolonging the exposure of compromised products in the marketplace.

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Showcasing the Power of AIMMS: Transformative Insights for Mathematical Optimization

AIMMS

The power of AIMMS in the field of mathematical optimization is undeniable. Our new users shared their experiences using AIMMS.

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Out of gauge cargo shipping: top challenges

I.C.E. Transport

In international out of gauge cargo shipping, equipment doesn’t fit neatly into a container. And guess what? It doesn’t fit neatly into any standard shipping process, either. Let’s face it, the world’s cargo infrastructure is designed around shipping standard containers in a uniform way. Larger equipment falls outside the norm and adds shipping complexity, cost, and significant risk versus standard cargo.

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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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Air Liquide Enhances RNG Capacities with Two New Production Units

NGT News

Air Liquide continues to expand its capacities in renewable natural gas (RNG) in the U.S. with the construction of two new production units. These units — one in Center Township, Pennsylvania, and another in Holland Township, Michigan — will treat waste sourced from dairy farms. The units will produce biogas from manure feedstock in an […] The post Air Liquide Enhances RNG Capacities with Two New Production Units appeared first on NGT News.

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New AI-driven TOS at Duisburg Gateway

Logistics Business Magazine

INFORM is poised to enhance the Duisburg Gateway Terminal (DGT) operations through its advanced AI-based solutions, ensuring a robust start as the terminal initiates operations and scales up. This partnership focuses on leveraging AI technologies to streamline intermodal logistics, pioneering Europe’s first CO 2 -neutral intermodal terminal in the heart of Duisburg’s port.

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U.S. Eyeing Ship's Electrical System After Baltimore Bridge Crash

Supply Chain Brain

The safety board says it is currently examining data on the Dali container ship's electronic power system and circuit breakers.

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Workhorse Adds Ziegler Truck Group as Dealer

NGT News

Workhorse Group Inc., an American technology company focused on the transition to zero-emission commercial vehicles, has added Ziegler Truck Group to its network of dealers, bringing the company’s total dealer count to 11 partners nationwide. Ziegler Truck Group has locations in Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin, expanding Workhorse’s dealer network across the Midwest region.

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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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Boeing Whistleblower Claims 787 Dreamliners at Risk of Breaking Apart

Supply Chain Brain

The whistleblower identified problems with sections of the fuselage of the 787 Dreamliner, which he claimed were not fastened together correctly.

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Avery Dennison, Controlant Partner on Device for End-to-End Visibility Across Pharma Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

The Saga Card offers real-time inventory data at the city, region, and country level for pharmaceutical providers.