July, 2022

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3 Freight Trends + Strategies Shippers Need to Know from Q2 2022

Talking Logistics

Trend #1: While route guides are performing better, inflationary and deflationary pressures on rates have never been more challenging to synthesize into a confident rate outlook.

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What’s Included in Pick and Pack Warehouse Fees?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When you partner with a fulfillment company, a great deal of work moves from your plate to their plate. You’ll want to understand fulfillment costs to assess the ROI of your relationship.

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Trucker Tools with Kary Jablonski

The Logistics of Logistics

Kary Jablonski and Joe Lynch discuss Trucker Tools. Kary is the CEO of Trucker Tools , the leading carrier relationship management platform that helps brokers grow their carrier network, book loads digitally, track freight, and build enduring relationships with carriers to drive reuse.

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Reducing the Impact of High Fuel Costs Goes Beyond the Transportation Department

Logistics Viewpoints

The rise in fuel costs, especially diesel, is significantly impacting the bottom line of many B2B companies such as distributors and wholesalers.

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How Top Food Shippers are Navigating Supply Chain Disruptions in 2023

Speaker: Glenn Koepke and Melissa Wreath

On February 2nd, join FourKites and ArrowStream to learn what food & beverage suppliers, restaurant operators, and other industry leaders are doing to address the labor and talent management issues affecting the food and restaurant supply chains today.

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The Road Ahead for Refrigerated Transport is Paved with HFOs

Food Logistics

For many businesses, choosing the right refrigerant and system makes a great impact across the board—from energy savings to the bottom line, as well as their ability to expand their customer base. Transportation / Cold Chain

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Data-Driven Decision Making: Real-time Transportation Market Intelligence

Talking Logistics

How can companies unlock new value in transportation management? By becoming more data driven in their decision making. That is the focus of a multi-part video seminar we are producing in partnership with Transporeon (a Talking Logistics sponsor) on data-driven decision making.

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Advantages and Challenges of a Having Fulfillment Center in Los Angeles

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

While many people love Los Angeles for its movies, logisticians and eTailers have come to love the City of Angels for its eCommerce fulfillment benefits.

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Ecommerce’s Dirty Little Secret with Aaron Schwartz

The Logistics of Logistics

Aaron Schwartz and Joe Lynch discuss ecommerce’s dirty little secret. Aaron is the President of Loop , a post-purchase platform that enables brands to transform returns into exchanges. About Aaron Schwartz.

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Inflation in 2022: Is the Bullwhip Effect to Blame for Retail Inventory Glut

Logistics Viewpoints

Last week I saw a news headline from the Washington Post stating Michael Burry’s ‘Bullwhip’ Tweet Deserves Serious Attention. Michael Burry ( @michaeljburry ) is most well-known as the hedge fund manager portrayed by Christian Bale in the movie “ The Big Short.”

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The Great Supply Chain Gear-Up: Sustainability and Agility for 2023

Speaker: Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev

Join Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev, for an insightful overview of general supply chain best practices, how to build a more sustainable supply chain, and navigating post-pandemic supply challenges.

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How Trailer Pool Technology Overcomes Operational Inefficiencies

Food Logistics

Trailer pool technology connects shippers, carriers and receivers to enable visibility of what is happening with the trailer pool in real time at each of the facilities. Transportation / Trucking

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Summer safety tips for truckers

Fleet Owner

With Independence Day weekend traffic peaking, accidents are more likely. By reviewing safety regulations and recommendations, drivers can protect themselves and others. Safety

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How to Make Technology a Friend, Not a Foe

Talking Logistics

We live in an age when our technology devices are so intuitive that any 3-year-old can download the apps for Pokémon, Lego Duplo World, or their favorite game in 30 seconds on an iPhone.

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Insider’s View on Small Parcel Shipping: Working Effectively with Carriers

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Dean Maciuba served UPS and FedEx for over 37 years, working in senior sales and operations roles. His experience gives him a unique and in-depth view into nearly all aspects of small parcel shipping, including the role of parcel carriers and fulfillment service providers.

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5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

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The Micro-Fulfillment Opportunity with Julien Seret

The Logistics of Logistics

Julien Seret and Joe Lynch discuss the micro-fulfillment opportunity. Julien is the Vice President of Network Supply Chain at Attabotics , the world’s first 3D robotics supply chain system for modern commerce. About Julien Seret.

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Gamification and Robotics Level Up Employee Engagement

Logistics Viewpoints

Across the global business ecosystem, sourcing and retaining top talent labor is of utmost importance. This is no less true of the supply chain industry, which must manage high customer demand while simultaneously experiencing unprecedented labor issues.

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Cloud-Native Technology Suite Automates Client, Carrier Logistics Operations

Food Logistics

These solutions help clients and carreriers more effectively manage logistics operations across multiple modes of transportation. Transportation / WMS/TMS

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Inspection levels down, moving violations up

Overdrive Online

A very small number of states in 2021 show inspection levels at or above 2019, as a new emphasis in some on Level 3 driver inspections following traffic stops pushes moving violations to new heights. Download the 2022 CSA's Data Trail update for more. CSA's Data Trail

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Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

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Enabling More Profitable Home Delivery

Talking Logistics

After reading Adrian Gonzalez’s post “Delivery: Revisiting The Logistics Of Elevator Rides,” I thought I would help answer his question about how to achieve profitable growth in home delivery.

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Video: Set productivity standards to increase warehouse throughput

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you're looking to improve throughput in your B2C warehousing operations, setting productivity standards may do the trick. Many brands do not set such standards, but those that do see a 10% to 15% uptick in throughput. Warehouse KPI

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The ShipX Story with Solomon Zakinov

The Logistics of Logistics

Solomon Zakinov and Joe Lynch discuss the ShipX story. Solomon is the CEO and founder of ShipX , an innovative final-mile delivery service and software solution ensuring quality performance for an exceptional customer experience. About Solomon Zakinov.

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Making the Connection: The Real-World Value of Logistics Digitalization

Logistics Viewpoints

Today’s logistics teams are operating in an environment characterized by uncertainty on three fronts. Customers’ needs and expectations are constantly changing. The available talent pool of drivers, warehouse associates and other employees is small, which creates staffing volatility.

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Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

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Carriers unable to pay drivers, buy fuel after CoreFund Capital closes

Supply Chain and Logistics

More heartbreak for truckers, especially owner-operators. Many small businesses turn to factors to handle one of the messiest jobs, invoicing and collecting from customers. Factors collect a percentage for each transaction, and often advance the money to the trucker before … Continue reading → Logistics Managerial Econ Trucking accounts receivable bankruptcy CoreFund factoring freight bills payments trucking

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Overdrive's 2022 Pride & Polish competition

Overdrive Online

The Pride & Polish virtual truck beauty show gives contestants a chance to show off their rigs and be chosen by their peers as the best of the best. Submissions are being accepted through Sept. Enter your rig for 2022 show-season bragging rights. Pride & Polish

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High Fuel Prices and Logistics: Actions Companies Can Take to Mitigate the Impact

Talking Logistics

As if transportation and logistics executives didn’t already have enough challenges to deal with, high fuel prices have been added to their plate.

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VIDEO: See How Slumberkins and Amware Teamed Up to Scale Fulfillment Operations

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Slumberkins, an educational children's brand, is on the INC 5000 list of America's fastest-growing private companies. Fulfillment Operations Multi Channel Fulfillment Fulfillment Services Fulfillment Outsourcing

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Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

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An Alternative to LTL with David Lynch

The Logistics of Logistics

David Lynch and Joe Lynch discuss alternatives to LTL. David is the VP of Growth at Warp , a tech-centric logistics company that connects shippers, carriers, and facilities to find the most efficient route for middle-mile freight. About David Lynch.

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Amazon Puts the Best Possible Spin on an Overbuilt Network

Logistics Viewpoints

Goods-to-Man Robot at an Amazon Warehouse. Last Tuesday, Amazon issued a press release that highlighted the company’s investments across its global operations network to provide fast delivery for customers. Prime Day is July 12 th and 13 th.

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Carriers ‘must commit to berthing windows’

Supply Chain and Logistics

Terminal congestion in Europe is high, even though there are fewer containers being handled than a year ago. Ocean carriers handle congestion by skipping calls, and landing the containers at smaller ports, then sending them by land to their final … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains berth schedules berthing windows blanked sailings container shipping EU shipping ocean shipping ports skipping calls

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