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3PL Best Practices for Cold Chain and COVID-19

Food Logistics

When choosing a third party to ship your food products, it takes more than just a company that has a refrigerated truck. 3PL/4PL

Tanker Endorsement Regulations: Are You Driving Illegally?

Trinity Logistics

Tanker endorsement is one of those regulations that often get some buzz in the trucking industry for CDL holders. What is it? Why is it needed? When did this become enforced?

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How the Three M’s Can Help You Cut Down on Supply Chain Cost

Blue Grace Logistics

As the global supply chain settles into the COVID19 technology driven and customer-centric decade, there’s no time to pause and reflect on what has happened. Now, more than ever is a time for action.

Lean on Freight Brokers to Navigate LTL Pricing

Bulk Connection

When you have freight that needs to be transported in a dry van trailer – but not enough freight to fill that trailer – you’ll likely need to rely on Less Than Truckload (LTL) shipments. With the LTL model, your freight takes up space on a truck alongside the freight of other LTL shippers.

Webinar on Demand: 3 Ways to Make your Operational Execution More Robust with S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.

What port logistics services can a 3PL provide?

West Coast and California Logistics

When you’re importing products into the U.S., there’s a lot that needs to happen before your items hit store shelves or a customer’s doorstep. And it often starts with port logistics services such as those provided by a third-party logistics (3PL) company.

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Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Picking Process

Cyzerg

When optimizing the picking process in a warehouse, it is important to recognize two key concepts. First, no one strategy or technology fits every case. Second, effectively improving warehouse operations requires a combination of data collection, process improvement, and technology.

The Latest Look at CBD Distribution and Fulfillment Requirements

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Great news: CBD oil stays fresh for a year or longer. Not-so-great news: CBD information doesn’t.

Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks) with Nicole Glenn

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks) with Nicole Glenn. Nicole Glenn and Joe Lynch discuss the topic, freight moves on relationships and trucks.

Forced Labor in Supply Chains: The Problem Persists

Talking Logistics

“The addition of 11 Chinese companies to a U.S.

How Does Your Inventory Optimization Process Compare to Peers?

The 15-question assessment takes only 5 minutes to complete. Take it now to see how your inventory optimization process scores and benchmark it against peers. Responses are aggregated and kept anonymous. We hope it serves as a thought-provoking exercise to improve your approach!

Modern WMS: The Nerve Center for A Differentiated Customer Experience

Logistics Viewpoints

Modern WMS is essential, as warehouses are becoming critical nerve centers to deliver a differentiated customer experience across product availability, buying avenues, and speed of delivery without adding cost.

The Basics of Subscription Box Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Of all the emerging trends in online shopping, one of the hottest is subscription box services. According to Fuel, A McKinsey Company , the subscription box industry is now worth about $10 billion and is still growing.

5 More Reverse Logistics Metrics to Track

Cerasis

Across returns supply chains—a core component of reverse logistics—the need to improve performance has never been higher.

Supply Chain Certifications: Are They Worth It?

Talking Logistics

There are various supply chain and logistics certifications that industry professionals can pursue from APICS, ISM, CSCMP, and other organizations. Is getting a certification important for career advancement, especially for new supply chain professionals? Which certification would you recommend?

Ocean Supply Chain Visibility: Adapting and Thriving in a Rapidly Changing Global Economy

Building off of the lessons and challenges of 2020, what are global businesses and supply chains doing in 2021 to go beyond survival and truly thrive?

Dow’s Artificial Intelligence Journey in International Trade

Logistics Viewpoints

Dow Chemical is in the midst of a digital transformation. They have set up to test out new and emerging technologies. They have had success in developing valuable intellectual property based on artificial intelligence in the area of trade classifications.

The overlooked health benefit of new HOS — the ability to grab a nap

Overdrive Online

By removing the disincentive to take a quick nap, the coming split-sleeper-berth provisions in the new hours of service rule will do more than improve productivity

Tanker Endorsement Regulations: Are You Driving Illegally?

Trinity Logistics

Tanker endorsement is one of those regulations that often get some buzz in the trucking industry for CDL holders. What is it? Why is it needed? When did this become enforced?

Key Drivers for Social Sustainable Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

The key drivers of sustainable procurement were found to be, social and environmental factors into thought along with financial factors in making procurement decision. The three proportions of sustainability: environmental superiority; social impartiality; and economic success.

GEP Outlook 2021 Report

It’s 2021, and many enterprises are still reeling from the unprecedented disruption of last year. Get a leg up with the GEP Outlook 2021 Report, featuring eight critical leadership themes that will help you navigate uncertainty and thrive in the new normal.

Food Logistics Editors Talk Airline Freight with Laura Kvistad of Unisys | L.I.N.K. Live

Food Logistics

Marina, Brielle and Mackenna visit with Laura Kvistad, senior marketing of communications from Unisys, to discuss airline freight in the supply chain. Transportation

Top 5 Reverse Logistics KPIs to Track

Cerasis

The modern supply chain is built on the premise of applied data and strategic performance measurement.

‘How do you build a safety culture?’ Top 250 fleet AIM holds week-long safety event with 1,100 employees

Commercial Carrier Journal

Last week, AIM Transportation Solutions completed a Safety Week that involved all 1,100 of its employees. CCJ Blog

Trucker’s victory in Supreme Court case paves way for $28M settlement with fleet

Overdrive Online

The settlement agreement covers all drivers, prospective drivers and independent contractors who worked at the Prime – or attended driver training at the company – between October 2012 and May 2020

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

Cold Chain Logistics Providers Promote New Hires

Food Logistics

A variety of companies in the cold chain transportation sector have hired new individuals. 3PL/4PL

5 Facts Affecting Telematics in 2020 | Fast Freight Five Video

Cerasis

[link] Telematics allows carriers, drivers, and shippers to gain more visibility in freight in transit. As e-commerce swells, the value of telematics grows as well. Across all modes, the value of global telematics will grow at 20.7% CAGR through 2024. Unfortunately, big risks remain.

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Commentary: The continuing evolution of cruise control

Commercial Carrier Journal

In the beginning, cruise control had a simple job: maintain a set speed.

Tale of two PPP loan-forgiveness applications

Overdrive Online

Owner-operators are already processing forgiveness applications for their Paycheck Protection Program loans -- here are detailed the experiences of two still in process, just as federal officials suggest automatic forgiveness could be in the works for one-truck businesses.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!