Sat.Dec 14, 2019 - Fri.Dec 20, 2019

How to secure LTL capacity with e-commerce growth in mind.

Freightquote

For small to medium-sized businesses, ensuring they have a strong e-commerce shipping strategy in place is essential to holiday success. Learn how to prepare for the holiday shipping season

7 Things to Know About Transportation Management Heading Into 2020

Learncor

Driver and capacity shortages, technology advances, and tariff increases. Those were just some of the trends we saw mark the transportation industry in 2019. But what’s ahead for 2020 and how can you prepare?

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Adopting Blockchain in Automotive

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

Blockchain is commonly thought of as a technology connected to crypto currencies such as Bitcoin or Ethereum. In reality, a blockchain is a complex distributed ledger of transactions, which has an added layer of security due to the replication of the chain as data is entered and validated by users.…

How To Reduce Soft Costs in Shipping

Dedola Global Logistics

Archives When it comes to choosing the right international freight forwarder for your shipping needs, cost plays a factor in your decision.

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.

Australian Car Import Changes: What this means for you

Trans Global Auto Logistics

Australian Car Import Changes. If you’re planning to import a vehicle into Australia, you’re in luck. Thanks to a new law , you’re able to choose from a wider variety of vehicles. The law allows vehicles 25 years and older to be imported if basic safety requirements are met.

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A Handy Acronym to Reduce Parcel Shipping Costs

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

This holiday season blog is our gift to budget-conscious B2C shippers who need to control fulfillment expenses. The subject: reducing parcel shipping costs. How do you do it? Think P – A – R – C – E – L.

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The More Things Change: 7 Totally Predictable Supply Chain Predictions for 2020

Talking Logistics

We all know the saying: The more things change, the more they stay the same. This is certainly true in supply chain and logistics.

Did Black Friday/Cyber Monday Tax Your Logistics Operation?

Kuebix

This year’s Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday retail sales broke records. According to Shopify, over 25.5 million consumers made a purchase from a Shopify merchant on Black Friday, Cyber Monday, or in between. Shoppers spent an average of $83.05

Developing an LTL and E-Commerce Focused Shipping Strategy

Cerasis

Omnichannel is “in.” Siloed channels are out. Customers expect to get whatever they want, whenever they want, at the prices they want and the ability to change their minds up to the delivery time. It sounds like a shipping nightmare, and in some respects, it is.

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!

How to Boost WMS Productivity Right Now

Cerasis

There are countless ways to improve performance and reap higher profitability in your organization. Such measures include investing in a warehouse management system (WMS) and using labor management to improve WMS productivity.

US Trucking Rates Expected to Rise in 2020

ShipLilly

Slow US economic growth has not dampened the forecasts for truckload pricing in the coming year. Both a leading third-party logistics provider (3PL) and a spot market load board operator have argued that the prices will experience a turnaround in 2020.

Are Mega Ships Better for Ports?

MTS Logistics

Liner shipping is the most efficient mode of transportation of goods. Recently, the amount of goods transported by the global container ?eet eet has almost doubled, reaching over 200 million TEUs per year.

How 3PLs Play A Role In Keeping Organic Produce Fresh

Trinity Logistics

Organic produce consumption is on the rise. According to a 2017 report done by the Organic Trade Association , organic food sales increased by 8.4 percent in 2016. Produce continues to be the largest organic food category, with a 5.3 percent growth in 2017.

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.

Did the Grinch Use Supply Chain Technologies?

Talking Logistics

This past weekend I was trying to get into the holiday spirit and caught the original animated 1966 version of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” on television.

The fatal flaw with roundabouts

Truck News

Several years ago, I sat in a meeting that was presenting the safety advantages of using roundabouts. We talked about how they prevented T-bone collisions that occur at conventional intersections.

8 Best Route Planner Apps For Deliveries: 2019 Review

Routific

Getting tired of manually planning routes for your drivers? Looking for ways to make your life easier with route planning software, but not sure where to start?

House Passes Bill That Includes Alternative Fuel Tax Credits

NGT News

The House this week passed a tax extenders package that includes an extension of the $0.50/gallon alternative fuel excise tax credit, along with other measures important to the clean-fuel transportation industry.

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!

FedEx falls hard in its latest earnings report

Logistics Trends and Insights

In this Air Cargo World contribution , we take a closer look at FedEx’s disappointing fiscal second-quarter earnings. For more on this topic, check out our live blogging page. We shared thoughts during FedEx’s earnings call as well as afterward.

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What truckload shippers can expect as we head into 2020.

Freightquote

The 2019 shipping market was defined by record low rates that resulted in increases in the quality of shipments. Learn what this means for the 2020 market, as well as how you can continue to take advantage of these trends moving forward

[Video] The Evolution From Control Tower To Center Of Excellence

Talking Logistics

Sergio Nuñez, Managing Director, Americas Center of Excellence at GEODIS, discusses how a Center of Excellence delivers business value to companies.

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Fuel Fact Check: Diesel is Cleaner

NGT News

Fuel Fact Check: School Buses Claim: Diesel is comparable or even cleaner than other fuel types. School bus operators have options when it comes to clean fuel.

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.

The Most Opposed Trucking Mandates of 2019

United World Transporation

The Most Opposed Trucking Mandates of 2019. There have been many regulations or amendments to regulations that were introduced during the first decade of the 2000’s.

The Top Technology Predictions for the Worldwide Manufacturing Industry in 2020

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

It is no secret that the manufacturing sector is critically important for both developed and emerging economies. From producing necessities like food for a nation to creating much-needed jobs, the sector is a source of innovation, productivity, and global trade.

Holiday season on-time performance is solid for carriers, with some challenges, too

Logistics Management

Data issued this week by two separate organizations for on-time performance of holiday shipments for week 49 and week 50 of 2019 showed that carriers are dealing with seasonal challenges and spikes, while on-time performance remained solid over all

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Microtransit Fleet Takes Delivery of First Two Electric Ford Transits

NGT News

Lightning Systems says it has delivered the first two units of an initial order of six Lightning Electric Ford Transit 350HD wheelchair-accessible passenger vans to Freebee, an operator of on-demand public transportation in south Florida.

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.