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Chinese New Year 2020: Avoiding Delays in Your Supply Chain

ShipLilly

Although the Chinese New Year of Spring Festival is a significant fixture in every season, it can be unclear for newer shippers.

Sulfur 2020: New Year, New Regulations for Ocean Transport

Trans Global Auto Logistics

Ready or not, the New Year is bringing sweeping changes globally to the ocean transport industry. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) will implement the new Sulfur regulation rule on January 1, 2020. The regulation reduces the amount of Sulfur contents allowed in a ships’ fuel oil to.50%.

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Electronic Proof of Delivery Software Gives Santa High-Tech Tools to Deliver Old-School Christmas Cheer

Paragon

The post Electronic Proof of Delivery Software Gives Santa High-Tech Tools to Deliver Old-School Christmas Cheer appeared first on Paragon Routing. Proof of Delivery

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2020 Logistics Outlook: 3 Trends That Will Make an Impact

PLS Logistics

The start of the new decade marks many significant shifts in the logistics and transportation industry. The past few years in the logistics and transportation industry brought the most contradictory and fast-growing trends to the spotlight.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

How Can a Dirty Truck Scale Cost You Money?

Quality Scales Unlimited

A good way to remain in compliance and prevent downtime is by properly maintaining truck scales. If a scale is dirty or has a build-up of debris and material it can lead to various problems like inaccuracy and potentially cut down the life of the scale.

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Two-year delay in entry level driving training rule ‘concerns’ trucking industry

Logistics Management

The trucking industry has waited at least three years for the federal government to issue standardized rules for entry-level training for truck drivers. Now it appears the industry will have to wait a couple more years for those rules to be issued

Guide to a Successful Wireless Warehouse Implementation

Cyzerg

As the pressure to move cargo more quickly and with minimal errors increases, having a reliable wireless network is necessary. Cyzerg estimates that 7 out of 10 warehouses of small and mid-size businesses are experiencing issues with their wireless warehouse networks.

Deja New:  Why Today’s Subscription Box Fulfillment Is Especially Challenging

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you’re a big fan of subscription boxes, join the club. According to recent research from Clutch, more than half of online buyers currently use one or more versions of this highly convenient purchasing model.

What is Predictive Analytics and How is it Used in Supply Chain Operations?

Kuebix

You may be familiar with the term predictive analytics – but have you ever stopped to ask yourself what it really means for your supply chain? Analytics help companies streamline process efficiencies and make sure important trends aren’t overlooked.

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!

Working with rising rates throughout the holidays and beyond.

Freightquote

Freight rates are expected to increase during the coming holiday season and into the new year. Learn how small to medium-sized businesses can account for rising rates and secure capacity in 2020

Echo Global Logistics CEO Waggoner provides a deep dive on market trends and issues

Logistics Management

Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Doug Waggoner, CEO of Chicago-based 3PL Echo Global Logistics, about various topics, including pricing, capacity, trucking insurance, and Peak Season

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The Evolution of Container Ships

MTS Logistics

Container shipping has significantly evolved over time. Both ships and the technology used for container shipping have developed throughout the years.

TD140: The Listener/Reader Feedback Show #3

Trucker Dump

After a long hiatus, we’re back to catch up on lots of listener/reader feedback and about three months of news stories. So basically, there’s not much to see here today except a crap ton of show notes with links to everything that was talked about in the podcast version.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Supply-Chain Innovation: In the Front Office or Back?

Supply Chain Brain

In recent years, supply chain has become a hotbed of innovation and a darling of venture investors. A series of new technologies has matured and brought new life to this historically rather stodgy space

Humanitarian logistics beyond national boundaries

Logistics Management

As global logistics managers know, the world is seeing the greatest displacement of peoples for over half a century. Indeed, millions are fleeing from war, persecution and poverty, while the proliferation of crises and needs is becoming extraordinary as are the dramatic humanitarian consequences

Is there a Santa Claus?

Overdrive Online

An answer to the question from owner-op Clifford Petersen, and this special wish: "Merry Christmas, my fellow drivers. May the road ahead be clear and dry, and may you always remember and never neglect the gift you have been given.". Uncategorized christmas holidays Santa Claus

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ONE Chooses TPS Valparaíso to Launch XVELA Platform in Latin America

Logistics Manager

XVELA, the world’s first maritime business network for ocean carriers and terminal operators, announced that Ocean Network Express ( ONE ) and TPS Valparaiso have successfully implemented XVELA as part of a partnership between the three companies announced earlier this year.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Taming the Beast of Retail Supply-Chain Operations

Supply Chain Brain

Retail supply-chain executives are under intense pressure to support the seamless omnichannel experiences that consumers are demanding in the digital age

A view from the supply chain roundtable

Logistics Management

Last summer, we heard from supply chain executives from three small to mid-sized companies on the challenges faced by their organizations and how they’re addressing them

How Does Privacy Impact the Water Industry?

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

Privacy Regulations and the Water Industry New regulations both in the United States and internationally are putting pressure on companies to manage private data better. Europe is currently leading the way with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

IATA to Improve Efficiency of Cargo Handling Audits

Airfreight Logistics

The International Air Transport Association ( IATA ) has launched a new program to raise global standards in cargo handling operations. The Smart Facility Operational Capacity (SFOC) program aims to reduce audit complexity and duplication for cargo handling facilities.

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.

Automation Allows Companies to Shed Human Workers. Can It Also Save Them?

Supply Chain Brain

Automation is generally seen as the enemy of human workers. But can it also be used to avoid layoffs

The American Association of Port Authorities digs the USMC deal

Logistics Management

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAP) gave a big thumb’s up recently when the House approved U.S.-Mexico-Canada

Kalmar Mobile Equipment Selected by ARISE Mauritania for Nouakchott Container Terminal 

Logistics Manager

Kalmar , part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement to supply a suite of yard crane and mobile equipment to ARISE Mauritania comprising four Kalmar Zero Emission rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs), one reachstacker, one empty container handler and two forklift trucks of the Kalmar Essential Range.

Gather ’round the fire …

Overdrive Online

Six years ago around this time of the year, Overdrive asked readers to name the "best Christmas song of all time." From a big list, readers then voted on a final list -- these songs represent the results, from bottom to top. Bonus: A selection of trucking-themed holiday tunes. Merry Christmas. Uncategorized christmas Christmas songs Erich McMann music

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.