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Parcel Shipping Best Practices for Companies Preparing for the 2019 Holiday Shopping Season

Kuebix

Many companies are currently gearing up for the holiday shopping season. Whether they are brick-and-mortar businesses or e-commerce companies, the peak season for many sellers begins in mid-November and ends in early January.

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Digital Technologies for Managing Port Terminals

SIPMM Professional Publications

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The Go-To List of Ways to Improve Inventory Management

Cerasis

Today’s warehouse managers need better inventory management strategies. Shareholders want to increase profitability. Customers wish for better customer service. Amazon wants to take over the world.

A Must-Have Warehouse Equipment List

Cyzerg

A warehouse works like a mechanism. It is composed of people using a variety of warehouse equipment in the form of machines or tools across different processing areas. The right equipment can complement human effort to continually raise the bar on the performance of a warehouse.

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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.

Why Marketing is Your Best Salesperson with Jim Bierfeldt

The Logistics of Logistics

[01:01] Tell us a little bit about you and your company. My company is Logistics Marketing Advisors. I started it in 2004 and we’re located in Connecticut. We help logistics businesses improve their marketing to drive revenue and profits.

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UPS gets a lift as TruckWings eliminates the tractor-trailer gap

Fleet Owner

Launched less than two years ago, the TruckWings aerodynamic device that closes the tractor-trailer gap was among the technologies featured on UPS’ vehicle in the 2019 Run on Less Regional event. The 10 drivers and vehicles in Run on Less

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Holiday Shoppers Want Speed – Not Just Free Shipping

Material Handling and Logistics

The importance of speed in holiday deliveries has doubled since last year

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Best Practices for Freight Carrier Management

Cerasis

Major trends continue to influence the state of logistics. According to John Schultz of Logistics Management, US logistics costs rose more than 11% through 2018, and they allude to a year of continued growth throughout 2019.

Clean Energy’s Redeem RNG Continues Growth Trajectory

NGT News

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has finalized a number of new fuel, construction and service agreements for its Redeem renewable natural gas (RNG) product. The company has begun a major fueling infrastructure upgrade for trucks operating in the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach.

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.

How connectivity leads to efficiency in trucking

Fleet Owner

These days it seems you can’t talk about trucking without also talking about connectivity. Connectivity via telematics devices, vehicle sensors, mobile devices and more, provides fleets with a wealth of information about how the truck is behaving and

Warehouses Are Tracking Workers’ Every Muscle Movement

Material Handling and Logistics

Wearable safety trackers are changing how warehouses handle employee safety, but some are concerned about potential surveillance applications

Winning in a Digital World: How to Turn Technology into an Advantage

Talking Logistics

Digital transformation is a hot topic today, especially in the third-party logistics (3PL) and freight brokerage industries. Technology is becoming a larger and more important piece of the puzzle as service providers look to differentiate themselves in the market and drive profitable growth. How are the rules for success changing in these industries? What role. Read more Winning in a Digital World: How to Turn Technology into an Advantage.

Customer Experience in the Age of E-Commerce

Kuebix

Retailers used to be able to lean on the stability of brick-and-mortar stores to provide a satisfactory customer experience.

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.

Employee engagement leads to improved results

Fleet Owner

Maybe you are wondering why you should care about employee engagement. Thomas J. Walter, chief culture officer at Tasty Catering, believes you should care because “Employee engagement is the emotional commitment an employee has to the organization an

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Driverless Cargo Delivery May Arrive Before Taxi Cabs

Material Handling and Logistics

John Krafcik, CEO of Waymo, sees driverless delivery vans as more immediately commercially viable than driverless taxis

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Volvo Trucks Bringing Heavy-Duty Electric Trucks to Market

NGT News

Volvo Trucks says it is kicking off commercial sales of its Volvo FL and Volvo FE electric trucks in selected European markets.

Technology Must-Haves For Logistics and Supply Chain Businesses in 2020

Cerasis

Logistics and supply chain businesses have never been in so much need for change and upgrade, as they are now, and this is only because of the growth of e-commerce and other digital delivery businesses.

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.

How to reduce costs on the most expensive areas of your fleet

Fleet Owner

It might keep the economy running, but trucking has never been the most cost-effective industry in which to operate. Even with more than 60,000 jobs to fill and a driver shortage expected to double in the next decade, expenses keep going up: from an

Truckload Market Update: In search of seasonality

Logistics Management

Volumes are firming, rates are improving and shippers are enjoying plenty of truckload capacity—for now. However, this environment has left the market wondering what effect the recent bankruptcies and the economy will have on trucking efficiency heading into 2020

Crucial Digital Technologies for Effective Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

Digital Technology permeates everything we do today, with the current and ongoing technology and maturity in our digital era digital procurement is a must-have for effective procurement.

DOs and DON’Ts of Chemical Transportation

Bulk Connection

When transporting chemical products, careful steps need to be taken to avoid costly, even disastrous, shipping errors.

The Beyond Belief Impacts of VUCA on Supply Chains and Commerce

Speaker: Jim Tompkins, Chairman and CEO at Tompkins International

We are fortunate to have Dr. James A. Tompkins, one of the world’s leading supply chain thought leaders, to address the impacts of VUCA on today’s supply chains and commerce. Jim recently stated that “the impacts of digital commerce on supply chains and commerce are far greater than the ending of the Cold War in 1991. The lifting of the Iron Curtain was minuscule when compared to the impacts of VUCA on how business works and how people live.”

PSI pumps up fleets’ tire data with new analytics platform

Fleet Owner

Insights enabled by the data tool have reduced roadside calls by more than 60% in some pilot tests, according to Pressure Systems International

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Time Management Tips for Truckers

United World Transporation

Perishable transportation is perhaps one of the most time sensitive industry segments that truckers can operate in. A day late might mean spoiled product.

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Supply Chain Scores High on Sustainability but Low on Labor Issues

Material Handling and Logistics

In a CSR ranking sustainability remained consistent over the past three years, but the majority of companies still have no measures in place to promote equality and inclusive working environments

Route Optimization and Google Maps?—?What’s the difference?

Routific

We spend our days (and occasional nights) telling people what route optimization is, and why it’s so important for delivery businesses. One of the most common follow-up questions is: “Yeah, but doesn’t Google Maps do that?”.

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.