Tue.Oct 19, 2021

6 Traits of Highly Effective Fulfillment Services Providers

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you think one fulfillment 3PL is as good as the next, you may be in for an unpleasant surprise when your fulfillment services provider fails you. Not all order fulfillment partners have the same capabilities or operate according to industry best practices.

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5 Ways to Succeed at Reverse Logistics

Logistics Matter

Delivering items to a customer is one thing — but returning and replacing them can be another entirely.


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BlueGrace Logistics Establishes New Office in Detroit

Blue Grace Logistics

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Does Your Freight Agent Program Keep You Competitive?

Trinity Logistics

Trinity Logistics takes pride in being a leading name among independent freight agents. We have many benefits to offer through our freight agent program, but the one we’d like to talk about today is education.

Minimizing Retail Supply Chain Disruptions in 2021 and Beyond

Speaker: Izaac Moran, Customer Success Manager, FourKites; Glenn Koepke, SVP of Customer Success, FourKites; and featuring interviews with supply chain experts from Dollar Tree and Best Buy

Register for our upcoming webinar to see how savvy retailers including Dollar Tree and Best Buy are leveraging real-time visibility across their end-to-end supply chains in creative ways to drive agility and thrive in today’s unpredictable environment.

Delivering aid: First-annual 'Mayberry Truck Show' one for the record books

Overdrive Online

How does $350K-plus raised for Brenner Children's hospital in Wake Forest sound? Robb Mariani was there, detailing sights and sounds from the headquarters of Bottomley Enterprises in storied Mount Airy, N.C. All in all, a "truly astonishing" event. Overdrive Extra

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Delivering aid: First-annual 'Mayberry Truck Show' one for the record books

Overdrive Online

How does $350K-plus raised for Brenner Children's hospital in Wake Forest sound? Robb Mariani was there, detailing sights and sounds from the headquarters of Bottomley Enterprises in storied Mount Airy, N.C. All in all, a "truly astonishing" event. Overdrive Extra

L.I.N.K. | Continue to Invest in Yourself

Food Logistics

Vice president of customer experience of U.S. Xpress, Julie Van De Kamp comes on the podcast and explains why it is so important to keep investing in yourself to grow your skills in the supply chain. Professional Development

Using Digitalization to Navigate Supply Chain Disruption

Now, That's Logistics

Retailers like H&M can’t meet demand because of delivery delays, Nike cut its sales forecasts after COVID-19 triggered factory closures and Bed Bath & Beyond has faced ongoing shipping challenges.

Heliox, The Mobility House Integrate Smart Chargers to Manage Electric Fleets

NGT News

Heliox will integrate its latest smart chargers with The Mobility House’s Charging and Energy management solution ChargePilot, which intelligently optimizes charging schedules at the lowest utility electricity rate, to offer a coordinated charge management solution for large scale e-bus installations.

The Rise of Supply Chain n.0 – 5 Ways to Thrive on Change

Ready to learn how to thrive on change? In this eBook, our experts share the 5 key steps to executing Supply Chain n.0 strategies that thrive on change.

September truck tonnage levels are solid, reports American Trucking Associations

Logistics Management

The ATA’s advanced Seasonally Adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index for September—at 112.9 2015=100)—headed up 2.4%, following a 0.3% August increase (downwardly revised from an original reading of 0.5%). On a year-to-date basis through September, SA tonnage is flat.

3 Key Takeaways from our S&OP Maturity Research


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Watch: Is American Manufacturing Due for a Resurgence?

Supply Chain Brain

Shay Scott, executive director of the Global Supply Chain Institute, and professor in the University of Tennessee’s Master of Science in Supply Chain Management online program, weighs the factors that might influence American manufacturers to reshore production from Asia to the U.S.

Freight shipments and expenditures again see gains, at a reduced rate, notes Cass Freight Index

Logistics Management

The report’s shipment reading—at 1.184—eked out a 0.6% annual gain, well short of August’s 12.3% annual gain, and September freight expenditures—at 3.818—increased 32.2% annually, which is off from August’s 42.2% annual gain

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

Beam Global Receives California State DMV Order for Off-grid EV Charging Systems

NGT News

The California State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has purchased 15 EV ARC solar-powered electric vehicle (EV) charging systems for public use from Beam Global, a provider of sustainable technology for EV charging, outdoor media and energy security.

XPO announces the opening of a new Chicago-area LTL hub

Logistics Management

Located in Chicago Heights, XPO said that the new 150,000 square-foot facility is comprised of 264 dock doors, in order to accommodate high volumes and ongoing growth

Five Ways to Manage Cyber Risks Throughout the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

Supply chain cyber attacks have been on the rise, with a 42% increase in the U.S. during the first quarter of 2021

Diesel average rises 8.5-cents, for the week of October 18, reports EIA

Logistics Management

Rising 8.5-cents, the national diesel average came in at $3.671 per gallon, which topped last week’s $3.586 per gallon average as the highest weekly level going back to the week of December 1, 2014, when it came in at $3.605 per gallon


SAP S/4HANA: 4 Tips to Get You Started on the Right Path

With SAP S/4HANA at the core of your digital transformation, you can empower your supply chain with intelligent process automation, unprecedented visibility, actionable insights and real-time collaboration.

Infrastructure Battle Puts China Chip Bill on Back-Burner

Supply Chain Brain

A bipartisan push to make the U.S. more competitive with China and bolster domestic chip production risks falling by the wayside as Congress grapples with a packed year-end agenda in an ever-more-divided Capitol

Top Challenges in Enabling Same-Day Prescription Delivery


Can I order my medication online? This was a question that users would google more than a decade ago. That was the time when e-commerce had just started to make its presence felt globally. But as the years passed by, things have taken a drastic turn.

Slow-Paying Buyers Are Threatening the Stability of Struggling Suppliers

Supply Chain Brain

In the midst of a growing supply chain crisis, suppliers are increasingly being forced to accept longer payment terms from buyers. Both sides are desperate to protect their cash, but the trend threatens to undermine the stability of suppliers, and can only serve to exacerbate the situation

Scissor Lift Safety: The Complete Guide


This is your complete guide to scissor lift safety. Safety is an important factor to consider when operating scissor lifts, like with any other equipment. So in this article, you’ll learn: How safe scissor lifts are. The top scissor lift hazards. The laws and rules governing scissor lifts.

4 Critical Steps to Build into Your Digital Logistics Strategy

Up your logistics game by empowering your supply chain with AI-powered analytics, real-time collaboration, IoT-enabled track and trace, and cognitive decision-making to achieve digital logistics success. Build your strategy around these 4 critical steps.

Music, Barbecues, Wi-Fi: Managing Morale for Those Idled at Sea

Supply Chain Brain

With many of the world’s 400,000 merchant mariners still struggling to take time off and go home, seafarer fatigue remains a problem heading into the second holiday season of the pandemic


Make Reverse Logistics Management Work In Your Favor


As more people continue to focus on improving supply chain logistics and operations, the focus on reverse logistics management comes more into the spotlight than ever.

‘People Are Hoarding’: Food Shortages Are The Next Supply Chain Crunch

Supply Chain Brain

There’s plenty of food. There just isn’t enough processing and transportation capacity to meet rising demand as the economy revs up

Taiwan government cashed in on high-flying Yang Ming shares

The LoadStar

The Taiwanese government has sold shares in Yang Ming this year, after the liner operator achieved profits amid a historically firm market.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.