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Three Logistics Imperatives for Managing Uncertainty in 2022

Logistics Viewpoints

After experiencing an incredibly challenging two years in the global logistics industry, I think we can let go of any expectation that the supply chain landscape will ever return to “normal.”

Innovations and Start-ups: Self-driving Trucks, Drones, and Robots

Logistics Matter

Trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. That is what this blog is all bout. Therefore I bring you an overview of the news this week on logistics start-ups and innovations below. Follow @LogisticsMatter on Twitter to stay up to date with the latest news and the best background stories.

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5 Benefits of Fusing 3PLs and Lean Manufacturing

Food Logistics

Manufacturers who implement these five key principles associated with lean manufacturing have a competitive edge, with increased productivity, reduced costs and continuous improvement. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

The Ware2Go Story with Steve Denton

The Logistics of Logistics

The Ware2Go Story with Steve Denton. Steve Denton and Joe Lynch discuss the Ware2Go story.

Procurement: 5 Tips to Deliver Value Beyond Savings

Now is the time for procurement teams to redefine themselves – from buyers to strategic partners across the supply chain. Take the first step today. Discover five tips for delivering procurement value beyond savings.

Toilet Paper Shortages, Empty Shelves, and Panic Buying: Just How Bad Did the Grocery Supply Chain Perform in 2020?

Logistics Viewpoints

Dramtatically Reduced Service in Grocery Stores Since Pandemic was Declared. To say that the pandemic made 2020 a very challenging year would be a gross understatement.

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Supply Chain Group Promotes From Within

Food Logistics

Brielle Jaekel, Food Logistics' associate editor, was promoted to managing editor. Professional Development

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Avoiding Port Congestion with Neel Jones Shah

The Logistics of Logistics

Avoiding Port Congestion with Neel Jones Shah. Neel Jones Shah and Joe Lynch discuss avoiding port congestion. Neel is the EVP and Global Head of Airfreight at Flexport , the platform for global logistics. About Neel Jones Shah.

Foothill Transit Orders 20 New Flyer Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Electric Buses

NGT News

NFI Group Inc.’s s New Flyer of America Inc. subsidiary has received a new contract from Foothill Transit for 20 zero-emission, hydrogen fuel cell-electric Xcelsior CHARGE H2 40-foot, heavy-duty transit buses. This order is supported by Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funds.

Home Depot jumps onboard as Walmart launches third-party delivery cart

Supply Chain and Logistics

Rapid home delivery is a growing area of logistics competition in retail. Walmart has a quick delivery service, and has gotten Home Depot to participate. One interesting fact in the article is that Home Depot and Walmart rank #3 and … Continue reading → Logistics Service Management Supply Chains innovation last mile supply chains transportation

The Rise of Supply Chain n.0 – 5 Ways to Thrive on Change

Ready to learn how to thrive on change? In this eBook, our experts share the 5 key steps to executing Supply Chain n.0 strategies that thrive on change.

Ready, Set, Go! Getting Ready for a Busy Holiday Shipping Season

Now, That's Logistics

The transportation environment has remained challenging through much of 2021, with everything from ocean container shortages to port congestion to tight trucking capacity making life difficult for companies shipping outbound freight and receiving inbound goods.

Emerge Levels Up with Michael Leto

The Logistics of Logistics

Emerge Levels Up with Michael Leto. Michael Leto and Joe Lynch discuss Emerge levels up. Michael is the CEO of Emerge , one of the fastest-growing startups in the U.S. and is transforming the $800 billion transportation and logistics industry with its digital freight marketplace platform.

“Why Do I have to Wait?” Supply Chain Disruption Gets Its Day

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain is once again front-page news in the general business media. Meanwhile, supply shortages and price inflation are getting the front page in consumer-focused publications and plenty of airtime on televised news. And rightfully so.

Cosco offers faster, intermodal, alternative Asia-US route via Canada

Supply Chain and Logistics

The Asia-Prince Rupert, BC-Chicago run has a new entry. The claim is that even with Chicago rail delays, it is faster than going to LA/Long Beach. That could be true. There’s a discussion of it here. With Canadian Rails trying … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Rail Shipping Supply Chains Chicago China container shipping intermodal ports Prince Rupert supply chains

SAP S/4HANA: 4 Tips to Get You Started on the Right Path

With SAP S/4HANA at the core of your digital transformation, you can empower your supply chain with intelligent process automation, unprecedented visibility, actionable insights and real-time collaboration.

FMCSA to require states to ban drivers with drug, alcohol strikes

Overdrive Online

The agency will begin requiring states to downgrade the licenses of drivers who have a positive drug or alcohol test that lands them in the Clearinghouse, while also prohibiting states from making certain CDL transactions for drivers in the database. Regulations

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The Maven Story with Avi Geller

The Logistics of Logistics

The Maven Story with Avi Geller. Avi Geller and Joe Lynch discuss the Maven story. Avi is he founder and CEO of Maven a technology company that is reinventing transportation management. About Avi Geller. Avi Geller is the founder and CEO of Maven Machines.

Demand in Used Fleet Vehicles Pushes Ryder Growth

Food Logistics

Ryder opens five new locations to used vehicles for industrial logistics. The new plan follows a significant growth year in demand for used vehicles as the sector grows at the same time new vehicle manufacturing stalls. Transportation / Trucking

Bangladesh shipbreaking sector sees highest quarterly death toll

Supply Chain and Logistics

What happens to ships that nobody wants anymore? The lifetime of a ship is roughly 20 years, before it is no longer economical to repair it. And technology advances may make a ship obsolete before that. So when no one … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping ocean shipping safety shipbreaking sustainability

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.

Diversification: The secret to growth, stability for Silver Creek Transportation

Overdrive Online

Henderson, Kentucky-based Silver Creek Transportation, in just a few years, has gone from a local aggregates hauler to a diversified carrier hauling across the lower 48 states with 24 power units. Longtime owner Jason Cowan leads the team with two sons. Small Fleet Champ

Biden administration pushing shippers, carriers to expand operating hours

The Supply Chain Journal

Big-box retailers and their rail- and truck-carrier partners are the next targets of a more round-the-clock operating regime being coordinated by the Biden administration to help solve the supply chain capacity crisis gripping the country.

Go-Station Debuts Mobile App to Augment Drivers’ EV Charging Experience

NGT News

Go-Station is launching its new electric vehicle (EV) mobile app that puts EV drivers at the center of an enhanced charging experience.

October Team Member Spotlight

Envase Technologies

Get to know this month’s Envase Team Member Spotlight: Wes Sousa, Director of DevOps at Envase Technologies. Don’t forget to check out last months team member spotlight and learn more about the interesting people who make up the Envase team! How long have you worked at ENVASE?

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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.

Can truck drivers use CBD? All you need to know about cannabis, hemp, testing and the clearinghouse

Overdrive Online

CBD has been hailed as a miracle treatment for everything from sleep disorders to chronic pain, but unfortunately for truck drivers, the substance remains a risky bet and a good way to fail a drug test. Trucking Law

Supply chain braces for peak retail returns: How companies should prepare

The Supply Chain Journal

As e-commerce accelerates, so does its historically neglected underbelly: returns. In 2020 alone, U.S. consumers returned nearly $102 billion of goods to online retailers, a figure that doubled over the course of 12 months. EMarketer predicts a 13.7% jump in U.S.

The future of manufacturing: trends and innovation for growth

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Before COVID, new technologies in manufacturing took years, sometimes decades, to become fully accepted. The pandemic, however, has speeded up those transitions by years.

Parade Recognized as an Industry Innovator by 2022 FreightTech Awards

Parade

The list of 100 companies honors innovation and disruption within the freight industry. Parade is delighted to share that it has received a 2022 FreightTech Award.

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.