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Training the Next Generation of Truck Drivers to Combat Increasing Customer Demand

Kuebix

As e-commerce becomes more popular amongst the growing population, the trucking industry faces an increase in shipping demands.

Preparing for produce: What to expect for TL shipping.

Freightquote

The full truckload shipping industry ramps up for the spring with produce season acting as the catalyst. Learn more about preparing for the imbalance in supply and demand, as carriers migrate south to take advantage of new opportunities

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25 tips to bolster your fleet’s green strategy

Fleet Owner

Manufacturers are on the push to increase efficiency, though some features can seem too high of a cost at procurement. Pilot one technology at a time to see if the ROI works

5 Biggest Mistakes Sellers Make When Using Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) with Ephraim Ausch

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:52] Please introduce yourself. I am VP of Sales at Tactical Logistic Solutions. Tactical has locations in New Jersey and California, and I’m based in New Jersey. Tactical is an end-to-end provider of supply chain logistics. We go from our client’s overseas manufacturing location via air, sea, and land to their warehouse, our warehouse, or to Amazon’s warehouse. [01:36] 01:36] Tell us a little bit about your background. I grew up in a Monsey, New York, a small town in Rockland County.

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.

Why Logistics and Product Quality Scorecards Should Be One and the Same

Talking Logistics

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What Is the Right Pick and Pack Methods for Your Warehouse?

Cerasis

The warehouse is one of the most rapidly evolving aspects of modern business, especially in the growing ecommerce market. The biggest warehouses are adopting drones and robotics to help or replace humans, while even the smallest are picking up the software to help increase accuracy levels.

Cold Calling on Steroids with Brad Seaman

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:44] Tell us a little bit about you and your company. I am Brad Seaman, founder and CEO of MonsterConnect, which is based in Indianapolis, Indiana. MonsterConnect is sales enablement / lead generation service that help sales teams become 6-8 times more productive. [01:14]

Safety technology always pays off

Fleet Owner

ATRI has determined its top six research topics for 2019

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Plan Effectively For These Supply Chain Risks

Talking Logistics

Which risks do you believe supply chain professionals need to plan for more effectively moving forward? We asked members of our Indago research community that question back in May.

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.

Commentary: Cato’s Jones Act numbers wrong

Supply Chain and Logistics

John McCown, a former shipping company CEO and transport hedge fund executive, debunks the faulty calculations in the Cato Institute’s analysis of the Jones Act as it applies to Puerto Rico. Most container traffic from the US flows from Jacksonville … Continue reading → Labor Economics Logistics Shipping Strategy Supply Chains economics Jones Act supply chains trade

5 Keys to Effective Expediting with Alex Pavlovic

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:37] Please introduce yourself. I am head of the department of expediting at Virnich Corporation in Chicago. It’s a full-service 3PL and carrier company. [01:01] 01:01] Tell us a little bit about your background.

Five reasons to consider electrification

Fleet Owner

Electrification of commercial vehicles is here. Are you ready to make the jump

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Shelf Level Visibility is Critical to Retail Supply Chain Excellence

Logistics Viewpoints

Retailers face some tough dilemnas. Growing SKU counts drive worse on-shelf availability. Growing reliance on direct store delivery holds fulfillment costs down, but DSD suppliers goals are not fully aligned with retailers.

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.

[PODCAST] The State of Freight Trucking with Craig Fuller, CEO of FreightWaves

Cerasis

Listen to “The State of Freight Trucking with Craig Fuller, CEO FreightWaves” on Spreaker.

Cargo Drones Making Inroads in Shipping

Material Handling and Logistics

A variety of companies, mostly start-ups, are producing these drones and using them, in a limited way for now, to deliver goods.

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Report details paths to reduce truck idling

Fleet Owner

Fleets can significantly trim their idle times with an investment in the right combination of technologies, resulting not only in financial savings but higher driver retention and an improved “green” image. Those were among the key findings of

The Marijuana Supply Chain: Is Home Delivery Next?

Logistics Viewpoints

It used to be that if you wanted marijuana, you got the flower bud and smoked it in either a joint or pipe of some sort. Today, however, the options are expanding.

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.

MBTA Welcomes New Electric Buses

NGT News

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has unveiled the first three of five electric bus prototypes for its Silver Line. With support from a $10 million federal grant, the MBTA procured the 60-foot, battery-electric buses from New Flyer.

Support Rolls in for America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act

Material Handling and Logistics

The bill represents the largest amount of funding provided for highway reauthorization legislation in history

Kenworth adds Alcoa Dura-Black wheels with new style

Fleet Owner

Kenworth now offers the new Alcoa Dura-Black wheels with alternative styling for Kenworth heavy and medium duty conventional truck models. According to Alcoa, the Alcoa Dura-Black wheels provide the same advantages as all lightweight Alcoa forg

Rising Consumer Expectations are Prompting Change in Food Supply Chains

Kuebix

The food industry is no stranger to steadily rising consumer expectations and standards. It’s becoming increasingly normal for consumers to shop for food in a variety of ways.

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.

Uber Freight sets up shop in Germany

Logistics Management

Late last month, Uber Freight, a subsidiary of the ubiquitous, ride-sharing service Uber, whose proprietary app matches trucking companies with loads to haul, announced it has expanded into Germany

Getting Your Deal: 12 Tips for Shippers Negotiating Freight Contracts

Material Handling and Logistics

Learn how to reduce your company’s legal risk while building a foundation for a long-term relationship

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Diesel technology: Myth vs. fact

Fleet Owner

Thanks to advancements in diesel fuel efficiency, state-of-the-art particulate traps and other control systems, the latest generation of diesel trucks are more efficient than ever before

Oregon Governor Signs RNG Bill into Law

NGT News

Kate Brown, D-Ore., has signed into law S.B.98, creating a path for renewable natural gas (RNG) to become an increasing part of the state’s energy supply. NW Natural, a natural gas service company serving Oregon and Washington, worked with legislators to propose S.B.98

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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.