Sat.Oct 12, 2019 - Fri.Oct 18, 2019

Understanding Millennials and Other Warehouse Labor Challenges

West Coast and California Logistics

Warehouse labor is hard to come by. With national unemployment the lowest it’s been in 50 years, there are simply more jobs than there are people to fill those jobs. There is no easy remedy for attracting and retaining warehouse talent in this economy, but there are ways to adapt.

The Lease Versus Own Dilemma: What’s Right for Your Operation?

Food Logistics

Start with stepwise decision-making, advise the experts

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To protect and preserve: How packaging can help prevent food loss and waste

World Food Programme Logistics

An interview with the WFP Food Safety & Quality Unit’s packaging expert A packaging engineer? Hardly the first professional profile that springs to mind when you think of humanitarian work. Yet for an organization like the World Food Programme (WFP)?—?which

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The Hidden Solution to Most Supply Chain Problems with Ron Crabtree

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:37] Please tell us a little about you and your company. I’m Ron Crabtree, CEO and Founder of MetaOps, Inc. We are located in Metro Detroit. We specialize in providing interim and contract to hire talent at the highest level.

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.

How to Choose a Warehouse Racking System?


In today’s fast-paced and highly competitive markets, proper inventory management is paramount to streamline warehouse operations. It is one of the many challenges faced by warehouse professionals, but it can be eased by selecting the right warehouse racking system.

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Marijuana impairment lingers longer than intoxication

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Cannabis has different effects than alcohol and while more U.S. residents are gaining the legal right to light up, trucking wants the focus to be on safety

5 Tips to Improve Warehouse Efficiency and Business Scalability


There will always be opportunities for improvement within the supply chain. The best-laid plans for success require a well-oiled machine, comprised of all systems of record, your workers, truck drivers, and other business to business partners.

How a Transportation Management System (TMS) Can Benefit a Business of Any Size


A Transportation Management System (TMS) helps companies streamline their logistics processes so that they are as efficient and connected as possible.

How to Improve Employee Retention in the Warehouse

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you had to name the most important people in your organization, would any associates on the fulfillment center floor make the cut? If not, consider this week’s blog your wake-up call.

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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.

When trucker fatigue turns fatal, what can we do?

Fleet Owner

Falling asleep at the wheel in a semi should not happen in the 21st century, and there are plenty of actions fleets can do to avoid blood on their hands


Key Considerations for Reverse Logistics Operations

SIPMM Professional Publications

Reverse logistics is the set of activities that is conducted after the sale of a product to recapture value and end the product’s life cycle. It typically involves returning a product to the manufacturer or forwarding it on for servicing, refurbishment or recycling.

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Flexibility AND Scalability: A Scarce Combination Among 3PLs

Kane is Able

Check out the marketing claims of many third-party logistics providers (3PLs) and you’ll see the words “flexible” and “scalable” used regularly, and often together. The fact is, most are good at one or the other, but not both. 3PL Outsourcing

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.

Arguments over driver shortage, compensation are actually pretty similar

Fleet Owner

ATRI's annual survey of industry challenges shows just how many individual issues are intertwined

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Key Indicators for Measuring Procurement Performance

SIPMM Professional Publications

Measuring procurement performance is an important role in an organization especially in supply chain during an economic downturn.

Trailer Pest Contamination: A Driver’s Guide to What it is and Ways to Prevent it

United World Transporation

As part of the produce trucking industry, we are closely connected to agriculture. According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection , agriculture is the largest industry and job sector in the US, citing more than $1 Trillion in economic activity annually.

Groups Push for Stronger Electric Truck Standard in California

NGT News

As the California Air Resources Board (CARB) considers the nation’s first electric truck manufacturing standard, more than 8,000 residents are asking the state to do more to cut heavy-duty truck pollution, according to environmental, community and labor groups.

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.

Uber, Lyft may face more federal oversight, lawmaker warns

Fleet Owner

lawmakers might take a more critical look at how Uber and Lyft fit into the nation’s transportation system

Best Practices for Managing Warehouse Inventory

SIPMM Professional Publications

Most businesses have plenty of areas to improve, especially in their warehouses.Good inventory control techniques for warehouse management start with an organised and well-maintained site.

The State of the Tactical Freight Market and What You Need to Know About It


The current freight market continues to ramp up in anticipation of the most active returns season of the year. The strong demand for more freight continues to grow, and consumers have divine expectations for the performance of supply chains.

Ford Lays out Extensive EV Charging Plans

NGT News

Ford has announced plans for what the automaker says will be North America’s largest electric vehicle (EV) public charging network, with more than 12,000 places to charge, including fast charging, and more than 35,000 charge plugs.

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.

McLeod Software grows to over 500 employees

Fleet Owner

The company has grown at a compounded annual growth rate of 17% over the last 10 years


Key Considerations for Sustainable Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

Sustainable procurement has been introduced to a public and private organization for decades and it has now become a “must have” key element to integrate in business strategy for company competitive advantages and sustainable development.

Parade will speak at the 3PL Value Creation NA Summit 2019


Parade, the leading intelligence and engagement platform, has been selected to speak at the 2019 3PL Value Creation North America Summit hosted by Armstrong & Associates. The conference will take place from October 15-17th in Chicago, Illinois.

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PERC Presents Propane Autogas Award to Transit Fleets

NGT News

Four transit fleets recently received the ninth-annual Top User of Propane Autogas Award from the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) during the BusCon Expo in Indianapolis. The awards celebrate fleets creating healthier environments for riders and communities by using propane autogas.

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.