Wed.Oct 21, 2020

Everything You Need to Know to Stay Compliant as a Self-Filing Importer


Whether you’re importing the latest trendy gadgets from China, tapestries from Morocco, or coffee from Peru, every qualified importer has the right to self-file their own customs entries.

The New Reality of Amazon FBA with Ephraim Ausch

The Logistics of Logistics

The New Reality of Amazon FBA with Ephraim Ausch. Ephraim Ausch and Joe Lynch discuss the new reality of Amazon FBA, also known as Fulfillment by Amazon. Ephraim is an expert in Amazon FBA and he works closely with Amazon sellers. About Ephraim Ausch.

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GM Goes All-In on Electric Vehicles

NGT News

General Motors Co. says its Spring Hill, Tenn., assembly plant will begin the transition to become the company’s third vehicle manufacturing site to produce electric vehicles (EVs), joining Factory ZERO in Detroit and Hamtramck, Mich., and Orion Assembly in Orion Township, Mich.

The 2020 Holiday Season Logistics Guide

Logistics Viewpoints

Last week’s Amazon Prime Day kicked off what will surely be a wild 2020 holiday season. While the numbers are not official yet, most estimates have Prime Day raking in nearly $10.5 billion in worldwide sales.

Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

What an Early Holiday Shopping Season Means for Supply Chains


Whether or not consumers, suppliers and retailers are ready, holiday shopping season is right around the corner!

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Parade President is Panelist at Armstong 3PL Value Creation Summit


,, The 3PL Value Creation North America Summit 2020 is a distinct strategic event where C-level 3PL executives, investment community leaders, and technology innovators virtually network to assess the current and future outlook of the third-party logistics market and explore strategies for value creation.

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PSI’s Propane Engine Receives EPA Certification

NGT News

Power Solutions Int. PSI), a company that specializes in the design, engineering and manufacture of emissions-certified engines and power systems, says the U.S.

When IBM hosted LogiNext CTO, Manisha Raisinghani for a Masterclass on starting up


Disrupting the Logistics market. Scaling a technology company globally from India. A woman CTO.

How to Turn Your Supply Chain Into a Profit Center

Supply Chain Brain

Here are six tactics to try

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

POLA and POLB set respective September and third quarter volume records

Logistics Management

POLA reported it handled a record 883,625 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEU), for the month, which marked a 13.3% annual increase, and POLB handled 795,580 TEU in September, for a 12.5% annual gain, setting a new record and topping the previous record of 753,081 TEU, which was set in July

SEO for Beginners

Ship Monk

If you haven’t noticed yet, times are a-changin’. While Mad Men might have you believe that marketing is all about having a penchant for office drama and wearing incredibly stylish outfits, we’ve come a long way since then.

‘It’s right there in the law’: Owner-operator talks forced ELD switch, pressing brokers on rates transparency

Overdrive Online

Independent operator Al Montano: Brokers "are supposed to provide (a shipper's rate). As a trucking company and as a contractor, you have the right to take advantage of that and have the broker submit that info to you. It's up to you.".

The ‘Virtual Shift’: How Manufacturing Can Adapt to Remote Work

Supply Chain Brain

With almost 50% of the workforce now working remotely, manufacturers face three major challenges


How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Freight TSI shows August declines, reports Bureau of Transportation Statistics

Logistics Management

The August reading—at 131.1—was was off 1.3% compared to July and was down 7.4% compared to August 2020. This decline followed three months of increases and is 7.4% below the all-time high of 141.6 recorded in August 2019

Safeguards against shipping and freight fraud

Shipping and Freight Resource

Over the years, I have received several queries from readers around the world asking for my opinion and advice on situations relating to shipping and freight fraud. Many have been duped by forwarders, taken for a ride by shippers and intermediaries, made to pay double so on and so forth.

Foley & Lardner LLP report shows less reliance on China

Logistics Management

Manufacturing executives expect their supply chains to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic looking quite different than they did previously, according to a new survey conducted by the law firm Foley & Lardner LLP.

Five New Ways Shipping Businesses Will Use Technology in 2021

MTS Logistics

New technology trends for small businesses emerge each passing year. With 2021 just around the corner, shipping businesses should make sure they stay ahead of the curve by considering five possible technology moves to implement. Use Artificial Intelligence (AI) for routine tasks.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

Q&A: Richard Howells, VP of Solution Management for SAP Digital Supply Chain

Logistics Management

Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with Richard Howells, VP of Solution Management for SAP Digital Supply Chain.

Solaris Adds New Urbino Electric Bus to its Portfolio

NGT News

Solaris has added the Urbino 15 LE electric to its portfolio of electric buses. The Urbino 15 LE electric is the first electric bus Solaris dedicated to both urban and intercity transportation.

Q&A: Richard Howells, VP of Solution Marketing for SAP Digital Supply Chain

Logistics Management

Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with Richard Howells, VP of Solution Marketing for SAP Digital Supply Chain.

Atlas Air and high-flying rivals asked to return US taxpayers’ Covid cash

The LoadStar

Atlas Air, Kalitta Air, Western Global and Amerijet have been asked to return $631m in coronavirus funding, paid via the US Payroll Support Programme.


Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

Why Independent Software Vendors are a Valuable Part of Your ERP System


The software industry loves TLAs (three-letter acronyms) so we are liable to talk about certain partners as ISVs (independent software vendors). An ISV makes software that is compatible with the ERP system you use.

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Carriers boost capacity on the transatlantic to keep pace with demand

The LoadStar

Transatlantic shippers can look forward to an increase in capacity on the trade, as both the 2M and THE alliances introduce larger ships.

Watch: Supply-Chain Risk Management in the New (Ab)normal

Supply Chain Brain

Yossi Sheffi, Elisha Gray II Professor of Engineering Systems & Director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics, discusses his new book, The New (Ab)Normal: Reshaping Business and Supply Chain Strategy Beyond Covid-19

A new era as online traffic management platforms drive logistics

The LoadStar

The days of the humble dashboard for shippers appear numbered, as logistics and haulage firms embrace traffic management systems (TMS) to expand their business.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!