Thu.Aug 15, 2019

Trends in Final Mile Logistics

Cerasis

Trends in final mile logistics mirror those present in all industries undergoing digital transformation.

What do the proposed 2020 HOS changes mean for the trucking market?

CH Robinson Logistics

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Are You Getting Paid Enough? A Truck Driver’s Salary Guide

United World Transporation

A career in truck driving has many benefits: no extensive post-secondary education required, a short training time, a good supply of jobs, and the potential for lucrative pay are key benefits that draw people to the industry. But, exactly how much can you expect to earn? The good thing is, there is an abundance of readily available data that you can compare against to see if you are getting paid enough. The Data.

The Top 3PLs & Cold Storage Providers of 2019

Food Logistics

Food Logistics announces its Top 3PLs & Cold Storage Provider winners

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

‘Back-loaded’ hurricane season bearing down on U.S. coastlines

Fleet Owner

More than 45% of U.S. refining capacity and 51% of gas processing is along the Gulf of Mexico coastline

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What’s on Your Radar? Planning for Less Disruption in the Wake of Severe Weather and Disasters

Talking Logistics

Ask anyone in supply chain – the past few years have been particularly active for natural disasters and major weather events. Globally, natural disasters caused $160 billion in damage in 2018 according to a report by German insurance company Munich RE. In the U.S.

The Top 3PLs & Cold Storage Providers of 2019

Food Logistics

Food Logistics announces its Top 3PLs & Cold Storage Provider winners

How Math is Becoming Cool in Supply Chain – Again!

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. When I started my career in the late ’90s, supply chain was a cool place for math geeks!

In Transit: FSMA Attention to Transport Coming

Food Logistics

Experts in the field are waiting for the FDA to decide when and how to implement safety inspections

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Article 2: Trucking Freight Futures 101

Logistics Management

This article provides a snapshot of the trucking freight futures market, starting with a summary of the basics about derivatives-futures and then diving into the specifics of trucking freight futures and their application for the key trucking market participants – trucking carriers, shippers, 3PLs and opportunistic traders/investors.

Filing freight claims: Guidelines to make sure you are prepared.

Freightquote

The freight claims process can be both stressful and challenging for shippers. Freightquote by C.H. Robinson offers tips for how to file a freight claim

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Asset tracking: A fleet owner’s perspective

Fleet Owner

Trucking industry experts explain how this vital link in the system is best addressed, now and in the future

Trump Bows to Economic Fears in Move to Delay China Tariffs

Material Handling and Logistics

What this means is that retailers will be able to get their shipments in without the 10% tariff, which is a sigh of relief,” said Poonam Goyal, a retail analyst. “It It definitely saves the holiday season

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

Does your AP process make no exceptions?

Fleet Owner

Many of the slowdowns in accounts payable processing are the result of manual, paper-based invoices

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Tips for Building a Successful Email Campaign

WorkWave

Time To Read: 4 minutes. Of the many channels of communication used to connect with your audience to promote your brand and increase sales, email marketing has been found to be one of the most successful.

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Dana to supply Spicer drive axles, driveshafts to McNeilus

Fleet Owner

Dana’s equipment will be standard for redesigned Oshkosh S-Series Front Discharge Mixer

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Time to get tougher on the motoring public’s distraction

Overdrive Online

Is it time to treat distraction behind the wheel among the motoring public as tough as DUI? Clifford Peterson suggests trucking organizations would do well to team up with insurers to at the very least increase penalties for motorists' distraction, to combat what's clearly a safety problem.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Mack introduces new proactive maintenance tool

Fleet Owner

Expanded partnership with Noregon aims to optimize planned downtime for powertrain-related services

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Making driver appreciation a year-round event

Truck News

National Trucking Week will be celebrated across Canada Sept. 1-7, but winning fleets – and even manufacturers – have come to the realization driver appreciation should be celebrated year-round. Don’t get me wrong, I applaud all fleets and suppliers that … Transportation Newsletter

What are the most common freight shipping terms?

Freightquote

Want to know more about the most common freight shipping terms in the industry? Read up on the definitions of these common shipping terms today

U.S. rail carload and intermodal units trend down for week ending August 10, says AAR

Logistics Management

Rail carloads, at 261,194, were off 3.9% annually, and intermodal units, at 271,996, slipped 4.6

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

5 freight factors shaping shipping capacity today.

Freightquote

Freight shipping capacity changes for many reasons. Learn the top five freight factors that cause shifts in shipping capacity

Create Shipping Efficiencies and Decrease Delivery Costs

Logistics Management

How will your shipping team win during peak season

Filing freight claims: Guidelines to make sure you are prepared.

Freightquote

The freight claims process can be both stressful and challenging for shippers. Freightquote by C.H. Robinson offers tips for how to file a freight claim

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FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index sees some mild improvement

Logistics Management

For June, the most recent month for which data is available, the TCI was -0.82, an improvement over May’s -2.3 and April’s -1.18.

Exploring the Supply Chain Revolution

Speaker: Sheri Hinish, Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital

So much change is already underway in the supply chain, but what does this change entail and what does supply chain’s future hold? Join Sheri Hinish, affectionately called the Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital, to discuss Supply Chain 5.0. and trends in supply chain, technology, sustainability, and leadership.