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What Awaits the Global Supply Chain With the Peak Season Approaching

MTS Logistics

The peak season runs from mid-August through Thanksgiving and is known as the busiest time of the year for the retail and logistics industries.

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5 Things to Look for When Vetting Logistics Transportation Services

GlobalTranz

As logistics continues to grow more lucrative to the customer experience, 3PLs are playing an increasing role in the supply chain. Vetting 3PLs and transportation management services providers is a complex topic and shippers may not know where to begin.

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Six Ways to Cut Emissions in Warehousing and Distribution

Supply Chain Brain

As sustainability comes into sharper focus for businesses, industries across every sector are analyzing ways to mitigate the impact of their carbon footprint

3 Priorities for Future Success in Logistics with Sarah Banks

The Logistics of Logistics

3 Priorities for Future Success in Logistics with Sarah Banks. Sarah Banks and Joe Lynch discuss three priorities for future success in logistics.

4 Critical Steps to Build into Your Digital Logistics Strategy

Up your logistics game by empowering your supply chain with AI-powered analytics, real-time collaboration, IoT-enabled track and trace, and cognitive decision-making to achieve digital logistics success. Build your strategy around these 4 critical steps.

Guidelines on Pick and Pack Fulfillment Productivity Standards

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Fast-paced warehouse functions such as pick and pack fulfillment need clear standards to ensure the job gets done in the best possible way.

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“Transitory” Inflation and Supply Chain Disruption

Logistics Viewpoints

The phrases “transitory inflation” and “supply chain disruption” have been frequently used in the general and business news media this summer. And they have at times been used together to describe the general economic environment.

The West Coast Bottleneck with Brian Rice

The Logistics of Logistics

The West Coast Bottleneck with Brian Rice. Brian Rice and Joe Lynch discuss the west coast bottleneck. Brian is the CEO of Dray Depot , a 3PL out of Chicago area that focuses on the drayage market. About Brian Rice.

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Give it Up for the Truck Drivers

Food Logistics

While today's truck drivers may not wear capes, they still possess superhero qualities in that they’re agile, resilient and powerful in their own ways. Transportation / Trucking

The State of Canada’s Air Freight Market in 2021

Now, That's Logistics

High demand for cargo capacity, rising freight rates, and pandemic-related restrictions all continue to create challenges for companies that rely on air freight in Canada.

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

A Multibillion-Dollar Supply Chain Market Growing at a Double Digit Rate that Nobody Knows About

Logistics Viewpoints

SCCN is a Network Solution. There is a multibillion-dollar supply chain software market that grew at double digit rates during the pandemic, and will continue to grow fast, that very few supply chain executives have heard of. How can this be? What is this Market?

2021 is the year of the freight service embargo

Supply Chain and Logistics

It’s not possible to book shipments anymore with some LTL carriers. Their capacity is full, and they don’t care if they get new customers. OnTrak (which delivers my vitamin pills) and Fedex recently said they were refusing new customers. The … Continue reading → Logistics Supply Chains Trucking common carriers freight transportation trucking

Strong Demand Continues for 3PL & Cold Storage Providers Post-COVID-19 Pandemic

Food Logistics

Food Logistics announces the winners of its 2021 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers award, which recognizes leading third-party logistics and cold storage providers in the cold food and beverage industry. Awards / Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers

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2021 Has Felt Like One Big Peak Season: A Global Shipping Market Update

CH Robinson Logistics

For global freight shippers, managing disruption comes with the job. But the challenges of the last year have truly been out of the ordinary.

Cognitive Manufacturing: 4 Strategic Pillars That Drive Successful Outcomes

Manufacturers are eagerly embracing Industry 4.0 to gain end-to-end supply chain visibility, reduce OpEx spend, improve asset health and accelerate time to market. Explore the 4 strategic pillars that drive successful cognitive manufacturing outcomes.

Editor’s Choice: When to Switch From In-House to Managed Logistics Transportation Services

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. Today’s article is from GlobalTranz and looks at the difficult decision of transitioning in-house logistics to managed services.

Shipping must review LNG use, as methane’s role in climate change is revealed

Supply Chain and Logistics

It seems polluting gases come from every burned fuel. Now we find that LNG, a fuel that is reputedly cleaner than heavy diesel oil for ships, is likely to create ‘leaked methane’ around the cylinders, allowing it to escape to … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Sustainability environment LNG power technology

3PLs Keep on Truckin’: Putting Drivers First

Food Logistics

Jason Zwirkoski, chief revenue officer of Arrive Logistics, explains how proprietary software helps improve the carriers' and drivers' experience. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

Toughest states for brakes, other vehicle violations, and where they overlap in jurisdictions with high violations-per-inspection rates

Overdrive Online

What would be your guess for the state most prone to hand out violations at the highest rate in any inspection? What about brakes violations, a big focus of next week's brake-blitz effort nationwide? Find out what the numbers say here. CSA's Data Trail

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Just in Time vs. Just in Case: What’s the Way Forward for Supply Chains?

Just-in-time supply chains worked just fine — until they didn’t. Is more inventory the answer? It’s not a binary solution. Read this latest GEP paper to learn how enterprises can ensure adequate supplies without running excess inventory.

How Shippers can Navigate the Supply Chain Talent Shortage

CH Robinson Logistics

Prior to the pandemic, supply chains were already growing in complexity due to increased globalization, data sources, and customer demands.

Strategies to Reduce Overtime Costs in the Warehouse

Kane is Able

Significant employment decreases occurred in many industries during the pandemic. But in transportation and warehousing, demand for labor continued and even grew. When there are not enough reliable workers to fill the need, warehouse operators must rely on overtime to fill the gap.

Overcoming LTL Capacity with a Fully Connected TMS

Food Logistics

Shippers that fail to digitize their transportation sourcing and management simply won’t keep up in the world of today, and more importantly, in the fast-approaching world of tomorrow. Transportation / WMS/TMS

Editor’s Choice: Ocean Trends for 2021

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. Today’s article is from FourKites and examines ocean trends for 2021. 2020 was a tumultuous year for supply chains, and 2021 has certainly followed suit.

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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.

Happening Now: Warehouse jobs continue to go unfilled

West Coast and California Logistics

A new article in Freight Waves shows that the number of unemployed workers that formerly worked within the warehousing industry is much higher than national unemployment levels. Happening Now

August Freight Market Update

Trinity Logistics

Stay up to date on the latest conditions impacting the freight market, curated by Trinity Logistics, through our Freightwaves Sonar subscription. We have seen in the past several years a direct correlation between the freight tender rejection rate and the influence it has on spot market pricing.

EV Battery Maker Moves U.S. Headquarters to California

NGT News

Octillion Power Systems, a lithium-ion battery provider, has moved to its new headquarters in Richmond, Calif. The company’s North and South American operations will be based there. Octillion also has relocated a battery manufacturing line from its previous facility in Hayward, Calif.,

SYSPRO gives employees a well-deserved 8000-hour break

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

With burnout, anxiety, and ongoing pandemic-related stress on the rise, SYSPRO has encouraged staff members to take a well-deserved break by offering a free leave opportunity. With 500 global employees across the Americas, EMEA, and APAC, this will amount to an 8000-hour break in total.

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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.