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A primer on overweight container logistics on the West Coast

West Coast and California Logistics

If you weren’t already convinced of the value of overweight container logistics, 2020 and now 2021 should have made it clear. It’s one of shippers’ most reliable tactics in mitigating the headaches and extremely high rates associated with the current ocean shipping landscape.

Exploring the Benefits of Dedicated Fleet Services

Kane is Able

About 53% of all carriers are private carriers, for a total in the U.S. of about 620,000 registered carriers, according to the ATA. Close to 70% of outbound freight moves on private fleet trucks.

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Forklift Safety Training: The Ultimate Guide

Conger

This is the ultimate guide to forklift safety training. By the end of this article, you’ll learn: Why forklift operator safety training is important. OSHA’s training requirements. Where to get forklift operator training. How to develop your own in-house forklift training program. Let’s dive in.

New Podcast Episode: Hyper-Automation in Logistics

Logistics Matter

The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Steven Schouten, Business Development & Sales Intelligent Automation at Visma Connect.

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.

Everything to Everyone with JD Redmon

The Logistics of Logistics

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Supply Chain Sustainability Gathers Steam

Logistics Viewpoints

The global supply chain is routinely beset by challenges, both large and small, but the past couple of years have delivered a string of significant logistics disruptions that have threatened to upend the tightly choreographed dance of global freight transportation.

'Bandit,' an unlikely hit of a trucker outfoxing a bumbling sheriff, endures as cult favorite

Overdrive Online

As the movie debuted, the May 1977 Overdrive highlighted the magazine’s involvement in 'Smokey and the Bandit,' notably the inclusion of a truck race banner bearing its name. Trucking History

The Hole in the Supply Chain with Deema Adada

The Logistics of Logistics

The Hole in the Supply Chain with Deema Adada. Deema Adada and Joe Lynch talk about the hole in the supply chain.

The Importance of Fulfillment Warehouse Customer Service

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When choosing a third-party logistics (3PL) partner to handle your order fulfillment, you probably consider factors like the company’s experience, technology, warehouse capacity and locations. But do you give any thought to its fulfillment warehouse customer service? Fulfillment Services

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Leverage SAP IBP to Drive Planning Transformation

Today, traditional SAP IBP deployments are not enough. You need to assure you are leveraging its maximum potential to truly transform planning. And to reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and advance digitalization to gain competitive advantage.

Profitably Delivering eCommerce with Consumer-Centric Priorities

Logistics Viewpoints

Five Forces Reshaping Logistics as We Know it. Because warehousing and transportation represent significant cost centers, intelligent logistics decisions are critical. And, more than ever, these decisions have to be made on the fly, in real-time.

North Carolina-based operator's 2000 Peterbilt 379, from 'blank canvas' daycab to stretched flattop sleeper

Overdrive Online

When he bought the truck in 2016, truck owner Greg Eudy says "it was a blank canvas." It was a day cab with a short wheelbase, so he stretched it and added a flattop sleeper off of a Peterbilt 359. Custom Rigs

The Supply Chain is Broken – How to Fix it with Jeff Dangelo

The Logistics of Logistics

The Supply Chain is Broken – How to Fix it with Jeff Dangelo. Jeff Dangelo and Joe Lynch discuss how the supply chain is broken and how to fix it.

Overcoming Challenges in the Supply Chain with Technology

Kuebix

The first half of this year has been filled with a number of challenges and new opportunities for supply chains. The pandemic has changed the volume and pace at which consumers are purchasing products.

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!

Pet Supplies Plus Proves-the-Case for Modern Mobile Solution in the Warehouse

Logistics Viewpoints

Pet Supplies Plus Senior Director of Logistics, Jerry Troupe, discussed how his company’s adoption of a modern mobile solution including Android mobility devices and Manhattan Associates’ WM Mobile application have delivered substantial and measurable efficiency and productivity improvements at the company’s distribution center.

Ship carrying auto parts sinks off Japan coast

The Supply Chain Journal

A search is ongoing for three crew members reported missing from a roll-on/roll-off (ro/ro) vessel that sank off the coast of Japan early Friday morning. The MV Byakko sank at about 2:40 a.m.

The Quiet 3PF Story with Bruce Welty

The Logistics of Logistics

The Quiet 3PF Story with Bruce Welty. Joe Lynch and Bruce Welty discuss Bruce’s entrepreneurial journey and the Quiet 3PF story.

'If they want us to stop, supply us a place to stop': As pandemic eases, owner-operators take stock of parking, biz pressures, more

Overdrive Online

Owner-operator Greg Eudy on the parking shortage, particularly along his North Carolina lanes. He's one among six voices on the biggest issues today in this podcast. Also: truckers take stock looking back over the last pandemic year in Overdrive Radio. Overdrive Radio

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

Produce Shipping: How to Send Fresh Goods to Your Customers

Freightquote

Learn about produce shipping and how to ship fresh goods to your customers using temperature controlled shipping options from Freightquote

California’s massive container-ship traffic jam is still really jammed

The Supply Chain Journal

Peak shipping season is coming soon — and the “parking lot” of container ships stuck at anchor off the coast of California is still there, with Oakland surpassing Los Angeles/Long Beach as the epicenter of congestion.

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Reducing Cost, Risk, and Carbon with Brad Guinane

The Logistics of Logistics

Reducing Cost, Risk, and Carbon with Brad Guinane. Brad Guinane and Joe Lynch talk about reducing cost, risk, and carbon.

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Managing the Complex World of Wine Logistics

Now, That's Logistics

Moving wine from the port of origin to final destination has always required great care and attention, and a logistics provider that knows how to effectively manage the process.

A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

Cardinal Health Invests in Visibility to Improve Agility

Logistics Viewpoints

Sean Halligan, Senior Vice President Pharmaceutical Operations, Cardinal Health. With the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, Cardinal Health made the decision they needed enhanced visibility into PPE shipments as demand for these products surged.

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Volatile markets here to stay: How shippers can mitigate further impact

The Supply Chain Journal

The tables have drastically turned since last spring when the economic shutdowns led to a drop in demand, causing truckload rates to plummet to under $1 dollar per mile.

LTL: Then and Now with David Ross

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL: Then and Now with David Ross. David Ross and Joe Lynch discuss LTL: then and now. David is the Executive Vice President of Roadrunner Freight , a leading less-than-truckload carrier offering high quality and reliable LTL services. About David Ross .

Tampa Company Gives First-Time Offenders a Second Chance

Blue Grace Logistics

The company’s owner says he wanted to expand its diversity and inclusion initiative, so he teamed up with a nonprofit out of Atlanta to help. By Jenny Dean | WTSP. Published May 27, 2021.

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.