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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

With the paradigm shift of ports’ role from port terminal operators since 2000 to trade service providers in the near future, new challenges have arisen with liner operators demanding mega berths for their ultra-large container vessels and better terminal consolidation as service requirements become more diverse and complex.

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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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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.

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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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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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.

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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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.

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!

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

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.

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

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.

Complimentary Gartner Report: Improve S&OP Decision Making with Scenario Planning

Traditionally, planning teams have aimed for one number, one plan. But with uncertainty on the rise, they need to build more flexibility into their process to account for changing business conditions. It’s time to shift gears and embrace variability with different scenarios.

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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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.

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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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?”.

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 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

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.

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

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.

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.

Gender Equality in the Supply Chain Sector

Material Handling and Logistics

Preventing the loss of female supply chain managers makes good business sense since the loss of a single mid-career supply chain professional can cost a company two to three times their salary

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

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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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.