Tue.Sep 17, 2019

Six ways to build a safety culture within your fleet

Fleet Owner

There is no single fix to make your fleet safer, but a comprehensive approach can drive your company to safety


IMO 2020: The Cost For a Better Future



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As e-grocery matures, fulfillment strategies diverge

247 Customs Broker

LAS VEGAS, Nev. Though doubters still exist, e-grocery is growing and maturing. Online grocery sales grew 15% so far this year according to an analysis… The post As e-grocery matures, fulfillment strategies diverge appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

The Number One Reason Why People Buy with Steve Elwell

The Logistics of Logistics

[01:17] What is the number one reason people buy? A study on a huge sample size discovered that 38% of the sale is attributable to the salesperson; their behavior, expertise, and ability to provide a solution. [02:09] 02:09] Talk a little about buying behavior before going further.

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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!

Don’t Wait to Start a Supply Chain Digitization Practice

Talking Logistics

Digitization is not the future of effective supply chain management; it is the present. Organizations that are slow-walking the adoption of a digitization initiative are risking their competitive advantage and leaving significant money on the table across every link in the supply chain.

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CSCMP EDGE 2019: Enthusiasm Swells for the Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

Supply chain professionals are optimistic about solving the pressing challenges of the field

Dealing with Unsupported Network Design Software? There’s a Silver Lining


It can be incredibly frustrating when the software you use to run your supply chain will become unsupported. This is happening with many on-premise solutions. Some tools may be acquired by competitors, who then incorporate them in a vastly more expensive package.

Hirschbach Motor Lines projects $8.4M in fuel cost savings

Refrigerated Transporter

Based on testing by MVT Solutions, the reefer carrier is using trailer aerodynamic devices to realize a 10.5% improvement in MPG


Cummins plans to sustain lead with new acquisition

Fleet Owner

Cummins' acquisition of Hydrogenics indicates the diesel market leader could own the next engine tech, too


ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

[PODCAST] A Look at the FreightWaves Pricing Power Index


Listen to “A Look at the FreightWaves' Pricing Power Index” on Spreaker.

Remote Cargo Management

Material Handling and Logistics

SkyBitz has launched its WMS Wireless Door Sensor for users currently tracking and monitoring their assets within the SkyBitz SmartTrailer Ecosystem

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4 Ways in Which ERP Provides a Competitive Edge


We are constantly told that the world of business is becoming increasingly cut-throat and that every enterprise needs to find and hone its competitive edge if it is to survive and thrive.

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What is Dry Van Shipping?

GoShip Blog

Whether you are shipping full truckload or less-than-truckload freight, chances are you are using dry van shipping. It is the most commonly used trailer type within the trucking industry as it allows to transport large amounts of goods and almost every type of commodity. What is a dry van trailer?

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.

Final Mile Provider Evaluation: 7 Questions to Ask


Final mile is changing in the wake of the “Uberization” of trucking and disruptors in the industry, says Transport Topics. The days of managing final mile with nothing more than a scan at delivery and a scan at departure have ended.

Driving Business Results With Big Data Projects and AI

Supply Chain Brain

What’s the single most important development shaping the future of how companies drive business value from their data and analytics capabilities

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project44 introduces new truckload tendering capability to its Advanced Visibility Platform

Logistics Management

The new truckload tendering capability enables project44 shipper and 3PL customers to automatically request truckload shipment quotes directly from their TMS, ERP or other system of record

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WIT Honors Driver at the Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show

Women in Trucking

For 24 years, the Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show has been a highlight for the residents of St. Ignace, Michigan. This year’s event took place September 15. Hundreds of trucks crossed the Mackinac Bridge with their horns blaring and lights blazing as they made their way over the five-mile bridge.

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.

MSC’s Determined Organic Growth is Driven by Passionate Employees

Logistics Manager

Starting any business brings with it inherent risks. Pushing past the fear of failure, those with courage that can put forth the effort and capital to build something new can be a rewarding experience, but it’s not for the faint of heart.

2019 Carrier of Choice Excellence Award Winners: Helping Deliver Success to Transplace Customers


2019 Carrier of Choice Excellence Award Winners: Helping Deliver Success to Transplace Customers. Last week, we held our annual Carrier Symposium in Allen, Texas, which brought our carrier partners together for education, collaboration, and appreciation.

GeoSpace Labs launches Official Florida Intrastate ELD

Refrigerated Transporter

GeoSpace Labs recently launched the Official Florida Intrastate FMCSA Registered Electronic Logging Device (ELD). The company said the new tool is an easy, low-cost means for drivers and companies to comply with the Florida FS 316.302 regulation.

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A. Duie Pyle announces partnership with Oak Harbor Freight Lines, Inc.

Logistics Management

News surfaced recently that A. Duie Pyle, a premier provider of asset and non-asset based transportation and supply chain solutions in the Northeast, has formed a partnership with Oak Harbor Freight Lines to expand its coverage area to the West Coast for the first time

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Tarrant International securing reefer loads with FridgeLock

Refrigerated Transporter

Cork, Ireland-based Tarrant International, specializing in temperature-controlled logistics, is using a locking device from TrailerLock, which the load securement company says is a simple yet effective means of securing its trailers. The steel

ASCM and Deloitte roll out Digital Capabilities Model for Supply Networks

Logistics Management

International Shipping

PLS Logistics

Whenever you need assistance shipping on a global level, PLS can help you save costs, time, and reach more customers through our international shipping services. solutions


Approaches to pay-to-reserve parking: Readers diverge on ‘last resort’ and ‘operational benefit’ upshot

Overdrive Online

While the largest share of respondents to our recent polling on pay-to-reserve parking reported never using such systems, the remainder showed a split on the operational benefits of such systems, with a third of those who use them doing so only as a last resort upon arrival at a stop. Uncategorized operations paid reservations parking pay to park truck parking voices

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!