Fri.Sep 06, 2019

Detention time continues to be a drag on drivers

Fleet Owner

Detention frequency and length have increased over the past four years, with negative impacts on driver productivity, regulatory compliance and compensation, according to new ATRI study

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Working the retail boom into your LTL shipping approach.

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Have big sales and discount prices set your LTL shipping strategy back? Let’s take a deeper dive into how you can work the retail boom into your LTL shipping approach

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Order Fulfillment Mobile Robots Start to Deliver

Material Handling and Logistics

Excluding Amazon, more than 100,000 AMRs will have been deployed for order fulfillment by the end of 2020, and that more than 580,000 will be installed over the next five years

Leading Challenges in Inventory Visibility and How to Solve Them

Cerasis

Supply chain leaders and managers have a mountain of responsibilities and oversee vast enterprises. Timeliness, speed, and order accuracy are some of the most in-demand aspects of today’s omnichannel world, but significant challenges still exist with inventory visibility.

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

What does CVSA's executive director think about this year's Roadcheck results?

Fleet Owner

'It is important to note these numbers are not reflective of the entire population of transportation safety,' says Collin Mooney

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Daimler testing Level 4 automated trucks on Virginia roads

Fleet Owner

Daimler Trucks announced it has started testing Level 4 automated trucks on public highways in southwest Virginia with Torc Robotics. Martin Daum, head of Daimler’s global truck and bus unit, said at the CES show in January that Da

Record 1.3 Tons of Heroin Seized at UK Port

Kuebix

The United Kingdom carried out its largest-ever heroin bust at the Port of Felixstowe last week on August 30. Officers from the Border Force as well as the National Crime Agency (NCA) discovered a shipping container loaded with 1.3 tons of the drug stowed aboard the Maersk Gibraltar.

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This Week in Logistics News (August 31 – September 6)

Logistics Viewpoints

It’s that time of year again. And no, I don’t mean back to school or the home stretch of the baseball season. I mean football season is kicking off. And once again, my hometown Patriots are set to raise another Super Bowl banner on opening night. In a step away from the norm, the NFL season did not kick off with the defending Super Bowl champions hosting the Thursday night game. My guess is that […].

CN heralds separate intermodal agreements with Evergreen and COSCO Shipping

Logistics Management

CN said that these announcements are the latest examples of the company’s “focus on profitable growth in the intermodal sector, as it remains committed to offering the best intermodal rail service in North America

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Confusion over ‘relaxed’ regs and rested drivers

Overdrive Online

A sleep expert said sleep deprivation “makes you dumber, more forgetful, unable to learn new things, more vulnerable to dementia.” Applied to truckers, many of whom know sleep deprivation all too well, this trend line doesn’t bode well for long-term health or short-term success and safety.

U.S. rail carload and intermodal volumes see another month of declines, reports AAR

Logistics Management

Rail carloads––at 1,055,386––fell 4.6%, or 50,672 carloads, annually, and intermodal units––at 1,089,849––were down 5.4%, or 61,839 units

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5 LTL shipping questions small businesses should ask.

Freightquote

LTL shipping can be a challenge for small businesses. Here are five LTL shipping questions that every small business shipper needs to be asking

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U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones may be bright spot for shippers in 2020

Logistics Management

With trade policy currently a hot political topic, the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones program plays an even more important role in promoting trade, investment, and job creation. Indeed, industry leaders say it’s a “show stealer” this year

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.

Small business benefits of using freight service providers.

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Small business owner? Explore the benefits of using freight service providers and get our free freight shipping whitepaper

ITI adds lesson on FMCSA's impending Clearinghouse rules

Refrigerated Transporter

Instructional Technologies (ITI), providers of training solutions for the transportation industry, recently released a new Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse lesson. The company said the latest addition to its PRO-TREAD library of training courses pre

Working the retail boom into your LTL shipping approach.

Freightquote

Have big sales and discount prices set your LTL shipping strategy back? Let’s take a deeper dive into how you can work the retail boom into your LTL shipping approach

Engineering realities v. hyperactive marketing: The ‘driverless’ trucking future explored

Overdrive Online

The Overdrive Radio podcast transports you like so many teleporting time machines back to the Aug. 22 panel at GATS about the $64,000 question: What's the role of the driver look like at it changes over time with increasingly advanced layers of auto-assist technology? The Overdrive Radio podcast transports you like so many teleporting time machines back to the Aug.

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.

Digital Transformation for 3PL Warehouses

Camelot 3PL Software

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Navistar crowns champions of 2019 Technician Rodeo

Refrigerated Transporter

Navistar technicians from Arizona, Ontario, Canada, and Yumbo, Colombia, claimed the top spots in their respective categories at the 2019 Technician Rodeo. The annual competition, hosted at Navistar’s Woodridge IL product support center, tests the s

China Airlines Order Six Boeing 777 Freighters

Airfreight Logistics

Boeing and China Airlines have finalized their agreement, that sees the airline ordering six Boeing 777 Freighters to modernize their cargo fleet.

CargoSphere Launches New Maersk Spot Product on their Neutral Rates Platform

247 Customs Broker

CargoSphere Launches New Maersk Spot Product on their Neutral Rates Platform The neutral rate network for container shipping, USA-based CargoSphere recently announced they had… The post CargoSphere Launches New Maersk Spot Product on their Neutral Rates Platform appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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.

“A solid foundation to get us to where we are today”

World Food Programme Logistics

Future Growth of Logistics Software Industry Market Report 2019: Acute Analysis of Global Demand and Supply 2024with Major Key Player: Epicor, IFS AB, Appian, Axway, Tipalti, etc.

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CargoSphere Launches New Maersk Spot Product on their Neutral Rates Platform

Logistics Manager

The neutral rate network for container shipping, USA-based CargoSphere recently announced they had added Maersk Spot to their industry-leading rates platform. Customers using the Maersk Spot product will receive a loading guarantee and a fixed price at booking.

Truck stops, fleets, more show appreciation for truckers

247 Customs Broker

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is next week, Sept. 8-14. A number of trucking-related businesses are recognizing truckers throughout the week and month. National Truck… The post Truck stops, fleets, more show appreciation for truckers appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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.