Mon.Dec 02, 2019

Logistics Sales: Must Have Tools To Manage, Track, and Grow Sales


Sales, operations, and marketing represent a true challenge for many small- and mid-size logistics companies, but also a huge opportunity. Not many businesses are dedicating the necessary time and resources to it.

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Breaking the Status Quo in Shipping

Dedola Global Logistics

Archives Importers and exporters alike deserve the best in customer service, tracking, and technology. The best freight forwarder for your needs is one that utilizes the latest technology and skillful negotiation to help you save big on your shipping costs.

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Fatal self-driving Uber crash prompts call for tighter oversight

Fleet Owner

(Bloomberg) – The National Transportation Safety Board concluded its first investigation of a fatal crash involving an autonomous test vehicle by issuing several recommendations aimed at tightening the limited oversight of companies that test self-dr

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2019

Material Handling and Logistics

MH&L’s annual salute to the most innovative advancements in supply chain technology, processes and labor management

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.

WIT president backing ‘Women in Trucking Workforce Act’

Fleet Owner

Ellen Voie, president and CEO of the Women In Trucking Association (WIT), is working with Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KY) on legislation to create a “Women of Trucking Advisory Board” with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).

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How to build a strong organization

Fleet Owner

In a recent blog, I talked about what makes an organization resilient and agile. Resiliency and agility are becoming more and more important as the pace of change in the trucking industry continues to accelerate. It can seem like a daunting task to

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2020 Ocean Shipping Trends, Expectations, and Logistics Challenges

MTS Logistics

It goes without saying that U.S. tariffs singlehandedly affected transpacific trade since they were first implemented, with no end in sight any time soon. Unless dramatic changes happen over the next few weeks, tariffs will continue to affect trade in the months to come.

Freight Invoice Accounting: How to Lower Freight Costs with Auditing


Companies across the globe suffer from a shipping problem; they underestimate their true shipping costs. This problem is severe, contributing to 35% higher freight spend. Such charges lead to higher costs for UPS/FedEx invoices, not to mention destroy profit margins.

Black Friday Sales Jump on Gains in Job, Wage Growth

Material Handling and Logistics

The trade war with China has had little impact on consumers, besides in the appliance sector as most retailers took steps to mitigate the impact of tariffs


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.

Can the ‘Smart’ Factory Revive U.S. Manufacturing Productivity?

Supply Chain Brain

A recent study touts the “smart” factory as a magic bullet that can solve any number of manufacturers’ problems, from low productivity growth to uncompetitive operations

ISM reports manufacturing output trends down for the fourth straight month in November

Logistics Management

The report’s key metric, the PMI, slipped 0.2% to 48.1 in December (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), following readings of 49.1, 47.8, and 48.3, in August, September, and October, respectively

Blockchain in Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

Over the past couple of years, no other technology has generated so much hype, and so much confusion, as blockchain. Why is there so much interest in blockchain? Where are we today with blockchain adoption in supply chain management? Will blockchain replace or coexist with existing network-based platforms? Those are some of the key questions. Read more Blockchain in Supply Chain Management. The post Blockchain in Supply Chain Management appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Ferrero partners up with FourKites to augment shipment visibility and tracking

Logistics Management

As a chocolate and confectionary shipper known for various household name sweets––including Nutella, Kinder, Ferrero Rocher, and Tic Tac––Ferrero is intent on getting its shipments to its customers’ sweet tooth’s, or destinations, across multiple modes.

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!

Finding Alternatives to Sourcing in China Can be Difficult

Logistics Viewpoints

In early November, the Northeast Cargo Symposium had a series of presentations and panels focused on how trade disputes are affecting companies that source from abroad. One session was called “Alternatives to Trading with China.”

Hydrogen Refueling Site Now Serving Bay Area Fuel Cell Vehicles

NGT News

A new hydrogen refueling location is now open at 1201 Harrison St. in San Francisco, joining more than three dozen sites already in operation in California. The station, which was developed by Shell and funded via the California Energy Commission, will be open 24 hours a day.

Milk hauler saving money with Vnomics’ True Fuel technology

Refrigerated Transporter

Vnomics, a provider of onboard fuel optimization solutions, says truck driver Larry Gardner is saving Valley Farms 1,400 gallons of fuel annually by using its True Fuel technology. Valley Farms, based in Williamsport PA, is a part of the Upstate Nia

U.S. Gain Purchases Digesters to Support RNG Activities

NGT News

Gain, a developer and distributor of renewable natural gas (RNG), has acquired anaerobic digesters at two Wisconsin dairy farms, S&S Jerseyland Dairy LLC and Dallmann East River Dairy LLC, in order to speed RNG development for the transportation and energy markets.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Boss Truck Shop launches new ‘To Haul And Back’ campaign

Refrigerated Transporter

Boss Truck Shop recently launched a campaign targeting the trucking industry built around the concept of the partnership between Boss Truck Shop and the over-the-road commercial truck driver. The video and digital campaign, titled “With You To Haul

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Top Winter Freight Shipping Tips

Freight Center

Winter freight shipping always tests the strength of the logistics industry and e-commerce. Between unpredictable winter storms and the holiday push, supply chains everywhere face challenges to meet deadlines and satisfy customer demands. Optimize your logistics performance by putting a plan in place to ensure peak performance during the winter months.

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Miles Transport returns to MaxiTRANS for reliable reefers

Refrigerated Transporter

Miles Transport, a refrigerated carrier in Australia, leans on MaxiTRANS for trailers that keep fragile goods like fresh-cut flowers and produce cool and safe. The company owns 12 prime movers and 13 trailers, 12 of which are Maxi-CUBE reefer traile

Ports of LA/LB leverage PierPass to gain more container throughput for 2020

Logistics Management

PierPass has announced updates on the OffPeak traffic mitigation program at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach indicating that ample appointments continue to be available

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Qatar Airways Cargo Announces Massive Expansion in South America with Four New Destinations

Airfreight Logistics

Qatar Airways Cargo has announced major expansion of services in South America.

What Are the Different Types of Freight Rates?

GoShip Blog

The final price of shipping cargo, or a freight rate, is one of the most important concerns for shippers. Even for seasoned shippers, landing a satisfying rate can be a challenge. The key to getting a good freight rate is understanding how the different freight rates are formed.

Competition Bureau Canada OKs TIP’s Trailer Wizards acquisition

Refrigerated Transporter

TIP Trailer Services says it plans to proceed with the acquisition of Trailer Wizards after receiving a no-action letter from the Competition Bureau in Canada. Trailer Wizards supplies trailer rental and leasing services in Canada. TIP, a portfolio

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ESCO: Putting Passion in Every Container We Move

Logistics Manager

ESCO (Eastern Sea Laem Chabang Terminal Co., was one of the first terminals at Laem Chabang Port, since its establishment in 1991.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.