June, 2021

How COVID variants could impact container and tanker shipping

The Supply Chain Journal

Pandemic effects on global shipping — both negative and positive — are far from over. Worldwide cases have begun rising again over the past week, fueled by more contagious strains, including the Delta variant.

Facing Cold Chain Challenges

Trinity Logistics

Interruptions to the cold chain create problems such as spoilage, changes in the appearance, taste, or smell of a product, growth of harmful bacteria, or lost potency. Preventing any interruption of the cold chain is one of the main responsibilities of a logistics manager.

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What food logistics services does a 3PL provide?

West Coast and California Logistics

Food companies looking to optimize their supply chains can do well to entrust operations to a third-party logistics provider (3PL) that specializes in food logistics services.

Driver compensation, Part 2: Time-based pay could improve fairness, reduce detention

Overdrive Online

Hourly pay is spreading throughout trucking, even to long-haul fleets. The trend has potential to reduce detention or lead to a more just level of compensation for it. Business

3 Ways End-to-End Visibility Helps Minimize the Risks of Ocean Freight

Download this playbook to learn how end-to-end visibility helps to mitigate risk associated with the ocean freight market.

Temperature Controlled: The Key To Shipping Fresh Produce

Freightquote

Learn how temperature-controlled shipping keeps temperature sensitive and perishable goods fresh and saves small business owners money

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China and Its Current Supply Chain Challenges

Logistics Matter

Supply chains all over the world have been shaken up more than once in the past eighteen months. The global pandemic has left its mark, and the ripples caused by it have still not evened out. On top of that came the disruption caused by the blockage of the Suez Canal in March of this […].

How to Achieve a Sustainable Warehouse

Cyzerg

A sustainable warehouse can significantly improve your operational and cost efficiency in the long run through its cost-effective methods.

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Showcase Great Products with Great Fulfillment Packaging

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

What’s the first thing customers see when your products arrive at their doorsteps? The fulfillment packaging. Is it unique, or does it stand out in some way? If not, you’re missing an important opportunity to reinforce the value of your brand in your buyers’ minds. Fulfillment Services

You’re Not Tied to a Desk, Why Should Your Software Be?

Envase Technologies

Business isn’t just done behind a desk or behind the wheel. Cloud-based Transportation Management Systems give power and flexibility to work wherever you are

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

Applying the Improvement Kata to the Process of Leadership

The Lean Thinker

Whether you are a line leader or an internal or external consultant, if you are reading this you are likely working to shift the culture of your organization.

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The Psychology of Logistics Sales with Dan Deigan

The Logistics of Logistics

The Psychology of Logistics Sales with Dan Deigan. Dan Deigan and Joe Lynch talk about the psychology of logistics sales. Dan is the founder High-Performance Logistics Sales a company that helps sales reps increase their sales. About Dan Deigan.

Manhattan Momentum: Unified Supply Chain, Robots, Mars Explorations and Omnichannel Trends

Logistics Matter

At Manhattan Associates’ Momentum Connect 2021 event last month, the company made a potentially game-changing announcement, introducing its new Manhattan Active Transportation Management Solution.

Warehouse Conveyor Systems: Choosing the Right One for Your Facility

Cyzerg

Warehouse conveyor systems are one of the solutions that can help a warehouse run on time and minimize accidents. This is because they can speed up the transportation of items within the warehouse and lessen the risks from handling heavy units.

4 Silver Linings of the Chaotic Ocean Freight Market

Speaker: Peter Tirschwell, Chris Stauber, Sarah Barnes Humphrey, and Audrey Ross

Join this webinar exploring the silver linings that have emerged from the chaotic ocean freight market. The discussion will highlight solutions that prioritize digitization and build a more efficient international supply chain. Jan 25 at 10am CT.

eCommerce Companies: Are You Tracking the Right Fulfillment Metrics?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Your online store is pulling in a ton of sales. Great! But are you getting your orders where they need to go quickly, accurately and cost-effectively? Is your fulfillment program enhancing or dragging down customer satisfaction and company profitability? Warehouse KPI

FedEx to Blaze the Trail of Mobile Robotics Interoperability

Logistics Viewpoints

MassRobotics announced (May 18th) the release of what it claimed to be the “ World’s First Open Source Autonomous Mobile Robot Interoperability Standards.”

Shippers, brokers square off over ocean carrier tariff prices

Supply Chain and Logistics

This article shows the extreme confusion generated by the extra charges and rapidly fluctuating shipping rates with ocean carriers. Everyone is annoyed to say the least. The essence of contracting is being disrupted by these surcharges. Brokers are caught in … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping brokers ocean shipping regulation

Freight Tech Trends with Mike Mulqueen

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Tech Trends with Mike Mulqueen. Mike Mulqueen and Joe Lynch discuss freight tech trends. Mike is a Partner and Strategy Practice Lead at JBF Consulting a company that integrates a supply chain execution strategy and systems for logistics-intensive companies. About Mike Mulqueen.

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The Smart Data Revolution: How AB InBev Drives Efficiency with Visibility Data

Speaker: AB InBev and FourKites

Register for our upcoming webinar to learn how leveraging the right data to make quick, well-informed decisions is the key to success in supply chain & logistics. Join FourKites and AB InBev to learn what’s possible with a data-driven supply chain strategy & real-time transportation visibility.

What’s going on with global supply chains: A primer for the casual consumer

Freightos

(AKA why that couch you ordered isn’t here…and isn’t getting here tomorrow). Disclaimer: This article is a zoom out for the less freight-inclined. If you have a deeper understanding of freight, you might want to check out our Freightos Baltic Index daily container index instead.

Registration Now Open for Trimble’s New Supply Chain in.sights: Virtual Series + Interactive Community Event

Kuebix

The transportation industry is constantly changing and as a result, technology is critical to the efficiency of supply chain operations.

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What Level of Automated eCommerce Fulfillment Makes Sense?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

An ongoing logistics labor shortage and a year of pandemic-related supply chain disruptions have left many retail and eCommerce businesses wishing for more automated eCommerce fulfillment.

Retailers Embrace Gig Economy Fulfillment

Logistics Viewpoints

The gig economy and its on-demand armies of drivers have moved people and food for years, but many retailers still hesitate to tap into Uber, Postmates and other companies to quickly move orders from stores to local customers’ doorsteps.

Modernizing Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

Speaker: Nimesh Patel, Gregory Demitrack, and Sarah Barnes Humphrey

Register for our upcoming webinar to better understand the state of the pharmaceutical supply chain. FourKites partnered with Accenture to survey supply chain executives working in pharmaceuticals, biotech, cell and gene therapy, medtech, and other related industries.

Using Advanced Technology to Prevent Cargo Theft

Now, That's Logistics

Cargo theft is on the rise, and the thieves aren’t just interested in high-value goods anymore. According to USA Today , cargo thefts of paper goods, personal protective equipment (PPE), and food increased last year as the black market for such items flourished during COVID-19.

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Texas: It Ain’t Bragging, If It’s True with Jason Giulietti

The Logistics of Logistics

Texas: It Ain’t Bragging, If It’s True with Jason Giulietti. Jason Giulietti and Joe Lynch discuss Texas: It Ain’t Bragging, If It’s True.

Unintended consequences -UK customs and Brexit

Supply Chain and Logistics

Today’s news brings more info on unintended consequences of Brexit. I submit this could be fairly serious in thelong run, and make customs essentially unenforceable from EU to the UK. Apparently it takes customs a long time to process the … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains Brexit customs ocean shipping supply chains

How Community Load Match Helps Shippers Secure Capacity

Kuebix

Making sure that you are getting the best rate for your freight in an environment that demands fast shipping and detailed communication with customers is not an easy task. Shippers are struggling to keep operational costs down while improving efficiencies throughout their supply chains.

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.