Fri.Nov 18, 2022

Digital twinning is key to supply chain transformation

Logistics Business Magazine

Digital twins are becoming big business, says Toby Mills, CEO of Entopy. But there is still a lot of confusion about what they are, what they do – and why they matter.

Validated, Real-Time Visibility for Pharma with Josh Allen

The Logistics of Logistics

Josh Allen and Joe Lynch discuss Tive’s validated, real-time visibility for pharma. Josh is CRO at Tive , a leading provider of real-time supply chain visibility insights that help logistics professionals actively manage their in-transit shipments’ location and condition. About Josh Allen .

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This Week in Logistics News (November 12 – 18)

Logistics Viewpoints

This is our last weekly news roundup before for the Thanksgiving holiday. It’s hard to believe that we are getting ready for stuffed turkey, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie. So, what does the 2022 Thanksgiving holiday look like?

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (November 18, 2022)

Talking Logistics

“We need to know what is going on with sheep.” So wrote the 9-year old daughter of former FCC Chairman Ajit Pai in her notebook, according to a tweet posted by Pai. Then comes this story from China, as reported by The Daily Mail, about “a flock of sheep [that] has been caught walking round.

The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? In this webinar, you’ll gain actionable insights from Olivia Montgomery as she walks us through Capterra’s extensive research on how businesses - notably small and midsize businesses - are addressing supply chain challenges in 2023.

Massachusetts Increases EV Rebates, Removes Light-Duty EV Fleet Caps

NGT News

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The Competition of China and the Rest of Asia for U.S. Market Share

MTS Logistics

Despite an ongoing war between Ukraine and Russia and worsening tensions over Taiwan, trade between China and the U.S. proceeds at a high level. More than a third of the containerized imports coming to America are from China. The U.S. buys more than one sixth of China’s total exports.

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October volumes see further declines, reports POLA and POLB

Logistics Management

Total October POLA volume—at 678,429 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units)—fell 25% annually, and total October POLB volume fell16.6% annually, to 658,428 TEU

Former FMCSA employee charged with bribery and extortion

Fleet Owner

Border investigator Patrick Gorena of Lyford, Texas will go to court for allegedly demanding bribes to stay quiet on carriers' safety violations.

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How Local Governments can Prepare for Winter: GPS Fleet Management

RasTrac

In the United States, winter weather can vary drastically from state to state. In some states, such as Minnesota, heavy snowfall and below-freezing temperatures are common during the winter months. In other states, such as Florida, a light dusting of snow is a rare event.

5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

U.S. rail carload and intermodal volumes are down, for week ending November 12, reports AAR

Logistics Management

Rail carloads—at 235,474—fell 0.2% annually, and intermodal containers and trailers—at 254,876—decreased 4.5% annually

EazyStock for NetSuite has launched

EazyStock

We can finally talk about it: EazyStock for NetSuite has officially launched. It’s available on SuiteApp right now. This is huge for us and it’s huge for NetSuite users, too.

Calor wins industry award

Logistics Business Magazine

Calor has been awarded Supplier of the Year at the UK Material Handling Association (UKMHA) Awards for Excellence – The Archies. Chosen by the membership of UKMHA for the quality of its support for the industry, the Award was presented at a special evening held at the Hilton Metropole in Birmingham.

Stellantis Buys AV Specialist in Self-Driving Push

IoT World Today

Automaker Stellantis has acquired Hungarian company aiMotive in an effort to accelerate the development of its advanced driver assistance (ADAS) tech. The Budapest-based firm was founded in 2015 and is a specialist in software and hardware solutions for autonomous driving.

6 Ways Video Telematics Improves Driver Safety

An in-cab dash cam video system can help fleet operators significantly reduce risky driving, costly legal judgments, and insurance costs. Download the eBook and learn 6 ways to improve driver safety by using dash cams on your trucks.

New AMR for odd-sized payloads

Logistics Business Magazine

o Robotics has introduced the ?harko10 harko10 Wide Body, an AMR designed to transport payloads of non-standard gauges. Pallets are standardised carriers, but some factories use odd-sized pallets because it suits their products better.

Spiral doors bring clear benefits

Logistics Business Magazine

Hörmann UK has launched two new transparent, high-speed spiral doors, the HS5040 TurboLux and Turbolux S.

AI essential to supply chain transformation

Logistics Business Magazine

In our connected and digital world, using artificial intelligence (AI) across the supply chain enables companies to maximise productivity by reducing uncertainties. It also helps to speed up decision-making, reduce cycle times and contribute to continuous improvement.

Trainer completes record fourth secondment

Logistics Business Magazine

Jon Aspden, Head of Driver Training at Clipper Logistics, now part of GXO, has completed his fourth overseas secondment for international development organisation Transaid , spending two weeks working with professional driver trainers on Transaid’s road safety project in Ghana.

A Deep Dive Into Supply Chain Strategy: Why Yours Isn't Working

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain design in this post-pandemic era of economic uncertainty.