Mon.May 23, 2022

Why Implement a Yard Management System?

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of a research report published recently, “A Supply Chain Executive’s Guide to Yard Management Systems: How to Evaluate, Select, and Successfully Implement a YMS.”

Beyond the Data with William Sandoval

The Logistics of Logistics

Beyond the Data with William Sandoval. William Sandoval and Joe Lynch discuss beyond the data. William is the Senior Vice President of Product Management and Strategy at PowerFleet Inc. , a wireless IoT company that provides solutions to the industrial, logistics and vehicle markets.

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Improved Supply Chain Visibility Requires an End-to-End Solutions

Logistics Viewpoints

Happag-Lloyd will track all their container shipments. There have been massive supply chain disruptions since the pandemic began. These disruptions have driven up prices and led to shortages of goods. Congestion at ports has certainly played a role in these disruptions.

Coast Counties Peterbilt Utilizes Ideanomics Charging Solutions in California

NGT News

Ideanomics, a company focused on accelerating the adoption of commercial electric vehicles (EV), has signed an agreement with Coast Counties Peterbilt to deploy and operate energy and charging solutions at Coast Counties’ truck dealerships in California.

Gartner on Choosing the Right Supply Chain Visibility Platform for Your Business

Supply Chain Visibility is critical to success in today’s market, but how do you ensure that you choose the right platform? Gartner rates 11 visibility platforms on 100+ capabilities to help you make the best decision for your business. Download the report!

Ryder expands last-mile delivery network to Nashville and Boise

Fleet Owner

Expansion focuses on growing population centers as demand remains high for ecommerce fulfillment of big-and-bulky goods.

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How ERP can improve your manufacturing process


Manufacturers are heavily reliant on an effective workflow process to meet the requirements for ever changing customer needs, sustaining productivity levels and to thrive through continuous supply chain disruptions.

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3PL Central Rebrands as Extensiv, Launches Data-Driven Benchmark Tool for 3PLs

Food Logistics

This move will better align full-scale, connected and collaborative software capabilities to brands and 3PL providers. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

Advance Auto Parts Brings 12-Volt DieHard EV Battery to Stores

NGT News

Advance Auto Parts (AAP), an automotive aftermarket parts retailer, has introduced DieHard EV with xEV by Clarios, becoming an auto parts retailer to sell 12-volt batteries designed specifically for hybrid and electric vehicles.

FedEx and Aurora herald rollout of autonomous trucking pilot lane expansion

Logistics Management

Memphis-based global freight transportation and logistics services bellwether FedEx and Pittsburgh-based Aurora Innovation Inc.,

How to Achieve True Net-Zero Emissions: An Action Plan for Supply Chain Leaders

To achieve sustainability, many firms set lofty net-zero emissions goals. However, meeting them is easier said than done. This GEP whitepaper shows why supply shain leaders should take steps now, and offers an action plan for moving forward.

Intertek Increases EV, EVSE Services at Michigan Vehicle Testing Lab

NGT News

Intertek has expanded the services and capabilities at its Transportation Technologies lab in Plymouth, Mich., to meet the automotive industry’s increasing demand for safe and reliable testing of evolving electric vehicle (EV) and electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) technologies.

Baby Formula: A Supply Chain Shock in Plain Sight

MTS Logistics

The baby formula shortage gripping the U.S. has manufacturers and retailers scrambling to find a solution. The root causes of the shortage are numerous and stem from factory closures, supplier issues, and disruptions in the supply chain.

Elearning for Employees: Methods, Tools, and Benefits


According to Pew Research Center, 63% of employees quit because there were no opportunities for advancement. This is a huge percentage!

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POLA, POLB again push back consideration of container dwell fee to May 27

Logistics Management

Going back to when the fee was initially rolled out on October 25, 2021, POLA and POLB said that the ports have seen a cumulative 48% decline in the amount of aging cargo on their docks, a tally which has trended up going back to the initial announcement of this fee

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Using Technology & Strategy to Build a More Resilient Supply Chain

Speaker: Tom Coughlin, President at Coughlin Associates, Inc.

The pandemic has made companies acutely aware of the interdependence of supply chains, with reliance on multiple suppliers to produce crucial components of finished products. One of the consequences will be the growth of more local content in products, and that will require the use of new technologies. In this webinar, learn how to navigate the ways technology working with humans will transform the way products are made and distributed.

Why is the Port-Centric Logistics Model becoming popular?

20Cube Logistics

Port-Centric Logistics (PCL) is a newly developed concept wherein the logistics and distribution services are located at the port. This is being seen as an alternative to inland logistic channels comprising distribution centres.

Tesla’s Autopilot Investigated Following Fatal Crash

IoT World Today

Tesla’s Autopilot system is under scrutiny again following reports that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating a crash involving a 2022 Model S that claimed the lives of three people.

Bulk Transportation: Liquid Freight

Trinity Logistics

If you’re a large-scale manufacturer, getting liquid freight transported in bulk is a non-negotiable complexity. Bulk transportation, especially liquid freight, has its challenges and may seem daunting. But, with the right information and provider, it doesn’t have to be.

Freightliner seeks to combat theft of CPC modules

Commercial Carrier Journal

Vehicles cannot operate without a CPC, which controls various engine and powertrain functions, and these modules routinely fetch several thousand dollars each on the open market. Maintenance

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

The Cost of Shipping: What Customers Want | PLS Logistics Services

PLS Logistics

Business owners often overlook the process of moving products from point A to point B. However, inexpensive, and all customers demand timely delivery.

Want to Put a Stop to Counterfeit Goods? Take a Picture

Supply Chain Brain

Can computer vision and machine learning finally bring an end to the scourge of counterfeit products

Designing a warehouse: definition, options, factors and goals.

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Last class, we were focused on how to design a warehouse. For this reason, I wanted to write a post compiling some elements that should be taken into account when designing one. When designing a warehouse, some questions may come to your mind: How should a warehouse or distribution center look like?

Luxury Yacht Moves by Blimp

IoT World Today

Come 2026, a look to the sky could reveal something straight out of Jules Verne. Swiss-startup AirYacht is developing an eponymously named vehicle that it says will take the luxury-yacht experience to the sky. The aircraft consists of two parts, a 656-foot long blimp and a 197-foot-long superyacht.

Gartner's Market Guide for Data Analytics and Intelligence Platforms in Supply Chain

The data analytics and intelligence markets are evolving, and supply chain leaders are struggling to keep up. This research offers an overview of the market conditions and provides a list of representative vendors with platform-based solutions for supply chain.

Air France-KLM and CMA CGM form air cargo collaboration

Logistics Business Magazine

Air France-KLM Group and the CMA CGM Group have signed a long-term strategic partnership in the air cargo market.

Waymo Expands Driverless Testing in Phoenix

IoT World Today

Self-driving tech company Waymo has confirmed it is expanding its testing program in Phoenix.

IFOY FINALIST FOCUS: e.scala by Stow Robotics

Logistics Business Magazine

The latest product in our series examining each of the IFOY Award nominated finalists ahead of the winners announcement on 30th June at BMW World is the e.scala goods-to-person system entered by Belgian intralogistics specialist stow robotics. IFOY category : Robot.

Walmart Driverless Truck Deliveries Expand

IoT World Today

Walmart has expanded its driverless truck deliveries as Kansas recently became the latest state to allow fully autonomous vehicles (AVs) on its roads – and its partner Gatik has already said it will expand its driverless truck delivery service there.

8 Questions to Rate Supply Chain Platform Needs and Capabilities

There have been many investments in supply chain technologies, but the ability of vendors to enable orchestration differs, making the buying decision complex. TadaNow offers critical questions to ask when evaluating supply chain platforms.