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Reactive vs. Proactive IT Operations I: Introduction

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The Critical Role of Your Fulfillment Center Customer Service Representative

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When online shoppers click the order button on your website, they expect to get their selections quickly and in perfect condition. Making that happen is the job of your 3PL provider.

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Budget Planning 2021: 5 Supply Chain Recommendations

Talking Logistics

The effects of COVID-19 on North American business are creating supply chain challenges into the second half of 2020. The ability for organizations to respond to these challenges will determine the strategies required to maintain profitable performance in 2021.

Industry Experts Discuss State of the Supply Chain Industry in Upcoming SCN Summit

Food Logistics

Learn more about the state of the supply chain industry--today and in the future--and how this pandemic has re-shaped the future of supply chains in the upcoming SCN Summit session, scheduled for Aug. Transportation

The time for FET on trucks has come and gone

Commercial Carrier Journal

Trucking already funds the account disproportionately compared to their four-wheeling cousins

Though certain freight sectors are humming, many owner-operators appear to be hanging back

Overdrive Online

Load postings in recent months on popular loadboards have been climbing. However, despite that steady freight recovery, data shows the smallest of carriers -- those with six trucks or fewer -- aren't jumping back into the game at the same rate that freight is returning

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UPS Q2 earnings top expectations

Logistics Management

Quarterly revenue, increased 13.4 annually, and adjusted earnings per share, at $2.13, was up 8.7% compared to a year ago far outpaced Wall Street expectations, at $1.07. Net income, at $1.8 billion, was up 4.9%

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Editor’s Choice: 5 Ingredients for Predicting Accurate Shipment ETAs

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. This article comes from Vivek Vaid, CTO at FourKites, and examines how to predict accurate shipments ETAs. Predictive intelligence is a big deal these days. In talking to one of our customers, it occurred to me that despite the advances FourKites has demonstrated in machine learning and data science, […].

Digital Transformation, Cross-Company Collaboration, and Supply Chain Growth

Morai Logistics

Digital transformation has facilitated many changes within the modern supply chain but none more so than cross-company collaboration. The modern supply chain looks very different to the tradition. In the past, supply chains worked in a linear, step-by-step manner, which was highly segmented.

USPS outlines borrowing terms for $10 billion loan through the CARES Act

Logistics Management

How Facial Recognition and AI is Improving the Safety of Truck Drivers

United World Transporation

Driver app companies, such as 99. and Samsara , have developed a facial recognition tool that has its purpose to increase even more the safety of the driving experience.

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Intermodal volumes see second quarter declines, reports IANA

Logistics Management

Total second quarter volume—at 4,016,899 units—fell 11.9% annually. Domestic containers—at 1,742,968—slipped 7.0%, with trailers—at 259,752—falling 14.0%All All domestic equipment—at 2,002,720—was off 8.0%. ISO, or international, containers, were down 15.4%, to 2,014,179

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Penske Deploys Battery-Electric Truck with Core-Mark

NGT News

Core-Mark, a consumer goods distributor, has aligned with Penske to deploy a battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia into its fleet. The class 8 electric vehicle (EV) is domiciled at Penske’s Ontario, Calif.,

International volumes see second quarter declines, reports IANA

Logistics Management

Total second quarter volume—at 4,559,053 units—fell 11.9% annually. Domestic containers—at 1,874,999—slipped 7.0%, with trailers—at 302,138—falling 14.0%All All domestic equipment—at 2,177,137—was off 8.0%. ISO, or international, containers, were down 15.4%, to 2,381,916

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General Motors names WW Ocean Supplier of the Year

Logistics Manager

WW Ocean has been named a 2019 General Motors Supplier of the Year at the automotive giant’s 28th annual Supplier of the Year awards.

KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) for Supply Chain and Logistics – Keep it Simple

Logistics Bureau

We get a lot of questions relating to KPIs than anything else on this blog and on our YouTube channel so here are some useful tips for that and hopefully you find this useful for your supply chain KPIs preparation. Do not have too many. Do not go overboard to a 100-pager report.

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Commentary: 5 factors driving the digitization of transportation

Commercial Carrier Journal

The bottom line for fleets is they will lose competitiveness if they stick with old paper-based information systems and manage their loads with manual systems

REG Enters Supply Agreement with Hunt & Sons Inc.

NGT News

Renewable Energy Group Inc. REG), a producer of biodiesel and renewable diesel, has entered into an agreement with Hunt & Sons Inc., a California-based petroleum products distributor, to supply REG Ultra Clean at 12 locations in Northern California. REG Ultra Clean is a premium renewable fuel and one of the lowest carbon intensity liquid transportation […]. The post REG Enters Supply Agreement with Hunt & Sons Inc. appeared first on NGT News.

Technology Is Reshaping Logistics

LandLink

Technology is disrupting the supply chain industry at a rapid pace. During this decade, e-commerce and IoT have irreversibly altered every aspect of logistics management. To remain successful, supply chain managers are increasing their adoption of cloud and technology platforms and applications.

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General Motors names WW Ocean Supplier of the Year

247 Customs Broker

WW Ocean has been named a 2019 General Motors Supplier of the Year at the automotive giant’s 28th annual Supplier of the Year awards. The… The post General Motors names WW Ocean Supplier of the Year appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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Market talk: Looks like air freight will be oh, so quiet in August

The LoadStar

It’s only anecdotal, but forwarders are reporting the likelihood of a quiet August in air freight. Rates next month look set to fall, with prices currently being quoted by airlines at normal August rates, although some pockets of high prices remain.

General Motors names WW Ocean Supplier of the Year – Logistics Manager

247 Customs Broker

WW Ocean has been named a 2019 General Motors Supplier of the Year at the automotive giant’s 28th annual Supplier of the Year awards. The… The post General Motors names WW Ocean Supplier of the Year – Logistics Manager appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Sign of the times as the retail transformation spawns mini distribution centres

The LoadStar

Are shopping malls set to make way for distribution centres? The surge in online shopping the Covid-19 pandemic has caused is putting tremendous pressure on the retail sector, further undermining the strength of the bricks-and-mortar channel.

GNA: $1 Billion Invested in California’s Renewable Gas Supply

247 Customs Broker

Clean technology consulting firm and producer of the annual Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA), has authored a new study that… The post GNA: $1 Billion Invested in California’s Renewable Gas Supply appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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Shipowners back in the driving seat, with brisk business in the charter market

The LoadStar

Containership brokers are reporting “brisk business”, although owners are reluctant to fix for longer periods against rising daily hire rates.

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Five Strategies for Optimizing Warehouse Operations

247 Customs Broker

By LM Staff · July 29, 2020 As warehousing organizations look for new ways to stay ahead of shifts in demand and challenges they are… The post Five Strategies for Optimizing Warehouse Operations appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Penske Deploys Battery Electric Truck with Core-Mark

Penske Move Ahead

Penske Truck Leasing's electric vehicle program welcomes long-time customer Core-Mark International, Inc. A leading consumer goods distributor, Core-Mark has aligned with Penske to deploy a battery electric Freightliner eCascadia into its fleet.

Unique COVID-19 Challenges Being Met By Humanitarian Cold Chain Services

247 Customs Broker

With the ongoing pandemic crisis, it is heartening to learn that new strides in humanitarian supply chains are being made by leading providers of national… The post Unique COVID-19 Challenges Being Met By Humanitarian Cold Chain Services appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Locus Robotics Teams Up with Balloon One in UK Fulfilment Space

Logistics Business Magazine

AMR specialist Locus Robotics has announced a strategic partnership with Balloon One, a London-based provider of software and supply chain applications for distribution, manufacturing and e-commerce companies. “As

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Machinists union wins jurisdiction at T-5 in Seattle

247 Customs Broker

The National Labor Relations Board’s decision highlights the competition that exists between the machinists union and the ILWU for maintenance and repair work at West… The post Machinists union wins jurisdiction at T-5 in Seattle appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Ecommerce Order Boom Boosts KION Despite Slashed Revenues

Logistics Business Magazine

KION Group says it has recorded strong order intake in the first half of 2020 thanks to the e-commerce boom, despite a 10% drop in revenue caused by the pandemic and a 50% year-on-year drop in earnings versus 2019 H1.