Thu.Nov 21, 2019

Market Indicators Say Trucking Industry Will Grow Slowly in 2020

United World Transporation

Many experts are noting that there is a slowdown coming for global trade into 2020. The good news is that it isn’t at recession levels. But the US and Canadian economies are expected to grow in 2020 by less than 2%; not a robust amount by any means.

Systems for a More Efficient Yard Management Process

PINC

There are over 100,000 warehouses, distribution centers, and manufacturing plants in the U.S. alone. With nearly 4 million retail stores and eCommerce websites to support, their supply chain must be as efficient as possible.

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The Benefits of Using One 3PL for Integrated Logistics Services

West Coast and California Logistics

Conventional wisdom tells you not to put all your eggs in one basket. In the logistics industry, however, this isn’t always good advice.

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Is Employee Burnout a Threat to Workplace Safety?

Material Handling and Logistics

World Health Organization makes burnout a diagnosable condition

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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.

Thermo King intros T-90 Series TRUs with telematics hardware  

Fleet Owner

Thermo King recently introduced its next-generation T-90 Series of truck transport refrigeration units (TRU) with standard integrated telematics hardware that connects fleets with their cargo. Fleets can activate TracKing with the flip of a switch t

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Giving Thanks to the Supply Chain

Trinity Logistics

Before mass production, one would have to grow their own sides and raise their own turkey for Thanksgiving. Thanks to the supply chain and the truckers willing to drive long days and many miles, all you have to do is buy the ingredients and cook the turkey.

Autonomous vehicle development isn’t just for the sunny Southwest

Fleet Owner

DriveOhio is setting up the Midwest state as a vast proving ground for next-generation driving tech

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Halvor Lines Inc focuses on key factors for driver, customer satisfaction

Refrigerated Transporter

FOR seven consecutive years Halvor Lines Inc has been rated in the CarriersEdge/Truckload Carriers Association program as one of the Best Fleets To Drive For. Management sees that as a critical achievement. Put simply, they believe satisfied drivers

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Know Your Product to Ensure Chemical Shipping Success

Bulk Connection

When you partner with a transportation provider for chemical shipping services, your goals are to ensure that your products are shipped safely, reliably and at a reasonable price. What you may not realize is that safety, reliability and pricing hinges on the information you provide at the outset.

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!

Smart Moves in a Trade War: Stepping Up Your Global Supply Chain in 2020

Material Handling and Logistics

There are some sweet opportunities if you know where to look and are nimble about it

Tantalizing technology testimonials from NACV

Fleet Owner

Let me “T” something up for you regarding Technology. This comes after attending the biennial North American Commercial Vehicle show in Atlanta. It looks like 464 exhibitors were present and over 35 press conferences, events and press releases were

Let the Bargains Begin: Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2019

Kuebix

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become infamous discount-filled holidays. Many families enjoy the tradition of camping outside retail locations and being some of the first to shop at midnight. Those who feel overwhelmed by this often chaotic process can enjoy many of the same sales on Cyber Monday, which starts the Monday after Black […]. The post Let the Bargains Begin: Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2019 appeared first on Kuebix.

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Hyundai plows into pickup market by expanding Alabama plant

Fleet Owner

(Bloomberg) – Hyundai Motor Co. is entering the U.S. pickup market by building a new vehicle at an existing plant in Alabama, betting it can better appeal to American consumers ditching sedans for trucks and SUVs. The South Korean company said&

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

3PL providers continue to strategize on how to work with or against Amazon

Logistics Management

E-commerce has become a growth driver in all 3PL segments and working with or against Amazon remains a hot topic, notes Evan Armstrong, president of the consultancy, Armstrong & Associates

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What you can learn from a spend analysis

Fleet Owner

Do you know exactly where your business is spending money? In order to identify savings opportunities and reduce expenses in the long term, you need insight into your spend that goes beyond general knowledge. A spend analysis is the most effective wa

ClipperCreek Releases New Dual EV Charging Station

NGT News

ClipperCreek, a manufacturer of residential and commercial electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE), has debuted a new plug-in dual electric vehicle charging station, the HCS-D40P.

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PressurePro launches Fleet TPMS tire management app

Fleet Owner

Advantage PressurePro, providers in tire performance management solutions (TPMS), recently released the Fleet TPMS app, which it says unlocks a powerful, comprehensive and cost-efficient tire management tool for fleets. Leveraging PressurePro’s FX t

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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!

Ti garners CEBA’s ‘Best Built’ award for Detroit warehouse

Refrigerated Transporter

Tippmann Innovation recently won the Controlled Environment Building Association’s Built by the Best Award, which honors the contractor who constructed the year’s most innovative and complex temperature-controlled facility. The winner was annou

National support now – how Defence might prepare the national support base for a future war – Part Two

Logistics in War

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IDC’s 2020 predictions for the supply chain take a deep dive into digital transformation

Logistics Management

Looking ahead to the future can be scary but it can also be exciting, too. When it comes to the supply chain, though, it falls into the latter category, especially when looking at the 2020 predictions for the supply chain, which were issued this week by Framingham, Mass.-based based market research and consulting firm IDC

ANG Kicks Off Construction on Modesto CNG Station

NGT News

American Natural Gas (ANG) has broken ground on its new public compressed natural gas fueling station in Modesto, Calif., located at 4383 Leckron Rd.

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.

CBRE 2020 U.S. outlook points to solid fundamentals remaining in industrial & logistics market

Logistics Management

One of the key takeaways identified by CBRE was that absorption gains are expected to be limited in 2020, with available supply expected to outpace demand by 20 million-to-30 million square-feet, or 0.2%

How are Christmas Trees Shipped?

Freight Center

Christmas cannot be properly celebrated without the iconic decorated evergreen tree. Unless you’ve gone off-the-grid in a blissful mountain wilderness, your Christmas tree won’t be sprouting up from the ground in your living room. Christmas trees are just like every other piece of freight cargo in the world and need to get from A to B the right way. Even the iconic tree displayed in Rockefeller Center has to get there somehow!

Your Complete Guide to Modern Supply Chain Management

Logistics Management

Discover how AI and other emerging technologies are driving performance gains even higher

Why Pharma Supply Chains Must Go Digital: Six Questions to Consider

Supply Chain Brain

If technology-enabled visibility isn’t built into the pharma supply chain today, then manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, shippers and pharmacies risk significant losses

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.