Tue.Sep 10, 2019

Spotting a fire truck ahead is easy for people, not so for autonomous vehicles

Fleet Owner

Advocates for cutting the death toll on U.S. roadways are eagerly awaiting the maturity of autonomous technology because of its promise to reduce accidents, particularly rear-end collisions

How to Choose the Right TMS for Your Company


Choosing the right transportation management system for your company can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be difficult.

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How Digital Payments Improve Logistics Efficiency

Supply Chain Brain

To meet modern-day demands for speed and efficiency, logistics providers need to discard paper processes and go digital

Converting More Leads to Loads with John Simpson

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:33] Please introduce you and your company. . My name is John Simpson. I’m the director of sales at Covideo. We’re an email, texting, video platform for salespeople. The company is based in Indianapolis. [01:14] 01:14] Tell us a little bit about yourself.

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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.

Using Machine Learning to Improve Ergonomics in Warehouse Jobs

Material Handling and Logistics

"Robots and humans could have an active collaboration, where a robot can say, 'I see that you are picking up these heavy objects from the top shelf and I think you may be doing that a lot of times. Let me help you '"

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Landi Renzo Scores CNG Contract with LAX

NGT News

Landi Renzo USA, the U.S. subsidiary of Landi Renzo Group, has announced a new alternative fueling collaboration with Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), the airport authority that owns and operates Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Big Data, Big Possibilities: The Power of a Telematics Platform

Logistics Viewpoints

Fleet telematics has a robust return on investment. Multitenant platforms can be an elegant way to collect Big Data. Big Data, used right, has great power. Put them all together and what do you get? An interesting logistics technology.

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Clean Transportation Leaders Honored in DC/Maryland/Virginia Region

NGT News

The Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition (GWRCCC) has announced the winners of its 2019 Clean Transportation Awards. In its annual report to the U.S.

Smart trailer outlook - The advantages are many, but so are the challenges

Fleet Owner

Smart trailer technology is beginning to redefine the capability of trailers


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.

UPS moves to promote Free Trade Zone opportunities in a world of uncertainty

Logistics Trends and Insights

. International trade is becoming increasingly complicated thanks to tariffs, trade agreements and political maneuvering such as Brexit. Having a logistics partner to guide companies through such uncertainties is certainly beneficial as complexity increases.

Article 4: Trucking Spot Market Vs. Freight Futures Market Pricing & Price Discovery

Logistics Management

If a market participant is interested in using trucking freight futures for hedging or profiting, they should understand a few things about pricing before they start taking positions in the trucking freight futures market

Meet NACFE's Run on Less Regional drivers

Fleet Owner

NACFE has picked a diverse range of 10 drivers to test the limits of modern fuel efficiency methods

[PODCAST] How an ERP to TMS Integration Brought Visibility to a Multi-Million Dollar Shipper


Listen to “How an ERP to TMS Integration Brought Visibility to a Multi-Million Dollar Shipper” on Spreaker.

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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.

Careful with CBD: False-positives in drug tests are possible

Overdrive Online

One example from an Ohio hauler, and if you have any doubt about the purity of what you're using -- the FDA has approved just a single pure-CBD-containing drug for use treating severe seizures -- the safe choice may be to steer clear.

Impact of trade war is apparent in U.S. import trends, reports Port Tracker

Logistics Management

Tariff activity and trade tension between the United States and China continue to dominate import activity, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker Report, which was issued today by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates

XL reaches milestones, readies F-250 plug-in hybrid

Fleet Owner

As XL continues expanding into the plug-in hybrid market this year, it is also taking time to celebrate the accomplishments of its first decade in business. The Boston-based company was founded in 2009 as XL Hybrids


Duke Energy Funds Electric Bus Charging for City of Asheville

NGT News

A $200,000 grant from Duke Energy will help Asheville Redefines Transit (ART) in North Carolina fund five electric bus charging stations that were installed by the city earlier this year.

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.

Benefits and Disadvantages of AI-Powered Supply Chains


Artificial Intelligence (AI) is everywhere around us. From simple digital watches to complex urban planning and development, the new form of intelligence is revolutionizing the way people live and the way companies work.

Dealers and electric vehicles

Fleet Owner

So here’s an interesting question for you: Are truck dealerships ready to sell commercial battery electric vehicles? I was speaking with Rick Mihelic, NACFE’s director of future technologies, who reminded me that there was a time when dealers were r

Cost impact of IMO2020

Shipping and Freight Resource

IMO2020 is getting serious commercially. As everyone may have read, as of January 2020, all ships are required to use fuel with a sulphur content of 0.5% or less on all of the world’s oceans.

Shopify set to acquire 6 River Systems for $450 million

Logistics Management

Ottawa-based Shopify, a multi-channel commerce platform, announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Waltham, Mass.-based based 6 River Systems, a provider of collaborative warehouse solutions.

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Expedited shipping: Answering the 5 most common questions.


What is expedited freight? We break down the most common questions to help ensure you not only choose the right shipping method but your freight is delivered efficiently

National diesel average slips for the ninth consecutive week, reports EIA

Logistics Management

Falling 0.005 cents, the national diesel average is now at $2.971 per gallon


High-level Palletizer

Material Handling and Logistics

Columbia Machine has introduced the HL4200 high level palletizer with Smart Diagnostics


Dematic Material Handling & Logistics Conference is underway

Logistics Management

The 34th annual Material Handling & Logistics Conference is focused on the predictive revolution

Exploring the Supply Chain Revolution

Speaker: Sheri Hinish, Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital

So much change is already underway in the supply chain, but what does this change entail and what does supply chain’s future hold? Join Sheri Hinish, affectionately called the Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital, to discuss Supply Chain 5.0. and trends in supply chain, technology, sustainability, and leadership.