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Warehouse Conveyor Systems: Choosing the Right One for Your Facility


Warehouse conveyor systems are one of the solutions that can help a warehouse run on time and minimize accidents. This is because they can speed up the transportation of items within the warehouse and lessen the risks from handling heavy units.

Buying TMS Optimization: Aligning Requirements to Supplier Selection


Transportation management system (TMS) optimization remains a hot topic today for freight management professionals within the supply chain industry. Finding the right supplier and the right partnership can have a huge ripple effect throughout the entire supply chain.


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How a Shipping Capacity Crunch Impacts Your Business

Freight Center

What exactly causes a capacity crunch and the difficulty in booking shipments? From labor shortages and increases in consumer online shopping to seasonal peak shipping periods, capacity crunches hold all the economic ingredients to whip up a shipping headache. Let’s go over what a capacity crunch is, how they happen, and how a shipping capacity crunch impacts your business. Industry Trends

Manhattan Momentum: Unified Supply Chain, Robots, Mars Explorations and Omnichannel Trends

Logistics Matter

At Manhattan Associates’ Momentum Connect 2021 event last month, the company made a potentially game-changing announcement, introducing its new Manhattan Active Transportation Management Solution.

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.

Building a Freight Juggernaut Again with Michael Leto

The Logistics of Logistics

Building a Freight Juggernaut Again with Michael Leto. Michael Leto and Joe Lynch talk about building a freight juggernaut again. Michael is the CEO of Emerge , a digital freight marketplace that was built specifically for carriers and shippers.

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Driver compensation, Part 2: Time-based pay could improve fairness, reduce detention

Overdrive Online

Hourly pay is spreading throughout trucking, even to long-haul fleets. The trend has potential to reduce detention or lead to a more just level of compensation for it. Business

Container ship scores ‘off the charts,’ ‘fantasy’ charter rate: $135,000/day

The Supply Chain Journal

In a sign of just how frenzied the container market has become, a freight forwarder is reportedly paying $135,000 per day for a short-term charter of the S Santiago, a 15-year-old container ship with a capacity of 5,060 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs).

Texas: It Ain’t Bragging, If It’s True with Jason Giulietti

The Logistics of Logistics

Texas: It Ain’t Bragging, If It’s True with Jason Giulietti. Jason Giulietti and Joe Lynch discuss Texas: It Ain’t Bragging, If It’s True.

Facing Cold Chain Challenges

Trinity Logistics

Interruptions to the cold chain create problems such as spoilage, changes in the appearance, taste, or smell of a product, growth of harmful bacteria, or lost potency. Preventing any interruption of the cold chain is one of the main responsibilities of a logistics manager.

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.

Driver compensation, part 1: Guaranteed pay as a solution to trucking’s ‘unknowns’

Overdrive Online

Hourly or salary pay might seem foreign to those used to mileage and percentage pay. Yet these compensation models appear to be spreading. Business

JBS cyberattack: Livestock haulers feel brunt of plant shutdowns

The Supply Chain Journal

Truck driver Darwin Hershberger was preparing to transport cattle from Wyoming to Utah on Monday morning when the feedlot owner told him the load was canceled. The reason: a cyberattack on JBS, the largest meat processor in the world.

Editor’s Choice: Dodge Disruption Using Smarter Transportation Management

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 Open Sky Group and highlights the need for a smarter transportation management system. Dodge ball.

The Big and Bulky Side of Deliveries

Logistics Trends and Insights

As retailers invest in omnichannel capabilities, they are also investing in last-mile options – Curbside pickup, same-day delivery, and adding more carriers along with FedEx, UPS, and USPS to support next-day and more extended delivery options.


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!

Faces of the Road: Drexel L. Pentz and his 1956 Mack B61

Overdrive Online

Video and more on 86-year-old Pentz's 1950s classic West Coast spec dual-breather/twin-stacks B61, originally built for Coor's brewery, in this installment in Paul Marhoefer's "Faces of the Road" series of profiles/oral histories. Overdrive Extra

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Memorial Day: What it means to haul The Wall that Heals

The Supply Chain Journal

While some view Memorial Day as a day off from work or a long weekend full of barbecues and pool parties, it means something entirely different for military veterans and their families.

E2open to Acquire BluJay Solutions

Food Logistics

This partnership creates an independent SaaS-based supply chain platform spanning supply chain planning and execution, increases global reach and enhances E2open’s supply chain network and go-to-market strengths. Software & Technology

Twin Transit Authority Adopts WAVE Inductive Charging Technology

NGT News

Ideanomics says its subsidiary WAVE, a developer of high-power inductive charging solutions for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, has completed another transit authority deployment, adding the Twin Transit Authority (TTA) in Chehalis, Wash., to its growing list of transit fleet customers.


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!

Restaurant stimulus also creates per diem tax break for truckers

Overdrive Online

Savings could amount to as much as $1,000 on tax bills. It comes from being able to deduct 100% of the cost of restaurant meals while on the road instead of the traditional 80%. It will be in effect for all of tax years 2021 and 2022. Business


Supply Chain Cybersecurity: Why an Expert 3PL With Strict Security Measures Is Key to Success


Cyberattacks seem to be growing in prevalence and severity, particularly those around the major supply chains in the US, including both the fuel supply chain and the food supply chain.

Acquisitions and Partnerships Become Major Strategies for 3PLs

Food Logistics

With significant increase in number of orders and the need to deliver them fast and securely, 3PL market players have adopted two major strategies -- acquisition and partnership. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

Streamlining The Supply Chain With Visibility

Blue Grace Logistics

The complexity of supply chains has progressed globally over the last decade, growing from simple domestic supply chains to increasingly involved global supply chains. This tremendous change has also exposed logistics to several vulnerabilities and disruptions.

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.

Understanding Your Role in Forced Labor Compliance

CH Robinson Logistics

It was recently reported that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the ports of LA and Long Beach has “well over 100 shipments on hold pending determination of admissibility“ due to suspicion of forced labor.

Temperature Controlled: The Key To Shipping Fresh Produce


Learn how temperature-controlled shipping keeps temperature sensitive and perishable goods fresh and saves small business owners money

How FMCG and 3PLs are Closely Aligned Together

Food Logistics

According to Allied Market Research, the global FMCG logistics market is anticipated to grow at a considerable CAGR from 2020-2027. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

Protecting Freight From Cargo Theft with Technology

Blue Grace Logistics

While cargo theft has been a pressing problem within the trucking industry, it has witnessed an increase since 2020, through the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent social lockdowns. Electronics and household items are amongst the top stolen goods.

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.