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3 Ways to Improve Your Last-Mile Delivery Strategy

247 Customs Broker

Companies are under constant pressure to meet the expectations of a “need-it-now” society. This urgency, along with the massive growth in e-commerce and online ordering,… The post 3 Ways to Improve Your Last-Mile Delivery Strategy appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Sustainability In The Maritime Industry

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

Sustainability concerns are increasing, both in the United States and internationally, gradually rewriting the rules for business. In the past, […]. The post Sustainability In The Maritime Industry appeared first on The Ledger - Mazars USA.

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Can ELD data put the detention issue to rest?

Fleet Owner

Editor's note: This is a continuation of a story looking at the detenton time. Dan Murray, senior vice president of the American Transportation Research Institute, said it is very clear from the recent report on detention that there is not a strictl

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Start Recognizing Mental Health Issues at Your Workplace

Material Handling and Logistics

As September is World Suicide Prevention Month, here are some strategies to implement in the workplace to improve mental health

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!

How E-Commerce is Changing Returns

Kuebix

The growing popularity of e-commerce has led to exponential growth in number of returns. While they have always been an integral part of shopping, online orders are significantly increasing their presence in the retail and e-commerce industries.

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Women in Trucking’s finalists for 2019 Influential Woman in Trucking Award

Fleet Owner

The Women in Trucking Association (WIT) and Freightliner Trucks revealed the six finalists for the 2019 Influential Woman in Trucking award. This is the ninth year for the award which was developed in 2010 to honor female leaders and to attract and a

Cloud-Based WMS vs. Legacy WMS: A Primer

Cerasis

Many discussions are occurring that reflect the need to upgrade systems, but companies remain reluctant to abandon their legacy systems.

UPS to hire about 100,000 for holiday season

Fleet Owner

Flexible shifts, full and part-time positions available at thousands of locations

FTR Trucking Conditions Index sees slight gain

Logistics Management

For July, the most recent month for which data is available, the TCI was -0.28, which came in ahead of June’s -0.82 and May and April’s -2.3 and -0.64, respectively

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!

How big business turns a profit on environmentalism

Fleet Owner

Technology that reduces energy use when trucks are idling and software that creates more efficient routes can improve fuel efficiency by 90

Amazon Orders 100,000 Electric Delivery Vehicles

NGT News

As part of its commitment to the newly formed Climate Pledge, Amazon has ordered 100,000 fully electric delivery vehicles from U.S.-based based electric vehicle (EV) company Rivian.

Snowflake's data warehouse bolsters Spireon's FleetLocate

Refrigerated Transporter

Vehicle intelligence company Spireon recently formed a partnership with Snowflake, which operates a cloud-based data warehouse, that it says will allow users of its FleetLocate solution to increase efficiency through near real-time insights. Snowfla

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Attending PMA? Let’s Talk Cold Chain Solutions

Trinity Logistics

The Produce Marketing Association is holding their annual PMA Fresh Summit Convention and Expo on October 17-19, 2019 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim California. At PMA Fresh Summit over 20,000 professionals will gather to network, showcase new products throughout the expo, and stay up to date on produce industry trends.

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.

U.S. rail and intermodal volumes are down for week ending September 14, reports AAR

Logistics Management

Rail carloads, at 252,310, fell 6.1% annually, and intermodal units, at 274,424, fell 3.5

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WABCO launches new customer-centric Americas website

Refrigerated Transporter

WABCO, a global supplier of braking control systems and other advanced technologies for commercial vehicles, recently launched a new Americas website featuring an updated literature center. The new website, wabco-na.com, is designed with the custome

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5 Steps to Begin Your Digital Supply Chain Transformation

Coyote

Find out what you can do to start balancing technology and human expertise in supply chain operations

Sustainability In The Maritime Industry

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

Sustainability concerns are increasing, both in the United States and internationally, gradually rewriting the rules for business. In the past, […]. The post Sustainability In The Maritime Industry appeared first on The Ledger - Mazars USA.

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.

3 Steps to Increase Your Supply Chain Advantage

Coyote

Find out where supply chain leaders are investing in technology and human expertise for continuous improvement

Freight Brokerage Services

PLS Logistics

Our team of qualified freight brokers is ready to help you schedule loads, manage loads and negotiate the lowest possible rates. With PLS, you gain access to more than 45,000 professional carriers and a dedicated account executive team and 24/7 support who will simplify everyday logistics operations.

Feds Officially Move to Withdraw California’s Clean Air Act Waiver

NGT News

As expected, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has officially announced it is withdrawing California’s waiver under the Clean Air Act (CAA) to set its own vehicle emission standards. On Thursday, the EPA and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) took what they call an initial step toward finalizing the […]. The post Feds Officially Move to Withdraw California’s Clean Air Act Waiver appeared first on NGT News.

Why do drivers leave? Pay has a lot to do with it, but …

Overdrive Online

Many are quick to say it is a driver-pay problem, but that's not all. In trucking companies' rush to grow, they devalue the freight market, notes owner-operator Clifford Petersen, and in doing so trade their pricing power in favor of a questionable status quo where driver time itself is devalued. Uncategorized capacity driver shortage FLSA hours of service overtime pay rates recruiting stress turnover

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.

GlobalPost: The Answer For Possible USPS International Shipping Disruptions

247 Customs Broker

Home > International Shipping > GlobalPost: The Answer For Possible USPS International Shipping Disruptions GlobalPost: The Answer For Possible USPS International Shipping Disruptions Nervous about… The post GlobalPost: The Answer For Possible USPS International Shipping Disruptions appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

‘Truck parking only’: Working together toward a new get-in reality

Overdrive Online

The need for greater parking capacity, well-positioned, throughout the nation is no secret. The need along Texas lanes was the subject of the lively discussion devoted to parking at GATS. In today’s edition of Overdrive Radio, hear just what could well provide a model toward engaging with other states, too. The need for greater parking capacity, well-positioned, throughout the nation is no secret. The need along Texas lanes was the subject of the lively discussion devoted to parking at GATS.

Wing Aviation and FedEx bring drones to Virginia

247 Customs Broker

Wing Aviation is collaborating with FedEx Express and Walgreens to offer drone delivery services in Christiansburg, Virginia from next month. The pilot programme will demonstrate… The post Wing Aviation and FedEx bring drones to Virginia appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Key Takeaways from the 2019 Transplace Carrier Advisory Board Meeting

Transplace

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!