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Understanding the different types of bulk liquid tanks

Bulk Connection

When your products are shipped via dry van, there isn’t much to think about in regard to the dry van trailer. Temperature concerns aside, just about any dry van trailer is capable of transporting product.

Find warehouse workers: Navigating the challenges

Kanban Logistics

If your company is having trouble finding warehouse workers, you’re not alone. Warehouse staff is harder to come by than ever, with great competition for available candidates.

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How Community Load Match Helps Shippers Secure Capacity

Kuebix

Making sure that you are getting the best rate for your freight in an environment that demands fast shipping and detailed communication with customers is not an easy task. Shippers are struggling to keep operational costs down while improving efficiencies throughout their supply chains.

5 Strategies to Increase LTL Freight Efficiencies and On-Time Performance

CH Robinson Logistics

While the transportation marketplace continues to face unique challenges in general, one of the specific challenges of the less than truckload (LTL) market is longer than normal transit times.

New Supply Chain Design Software Benefits Calculator

Curious how much can you potentially save by optimizing your supply chain network? Our benefits calculator helps you find out.

The True Cost of OTIF Failure with Andrew Lynch

The Logistics of Logistics

The True Cost of OTIF Failure with Andrew Lynch. Andrew Lynch and Joe Lynch discuss the true cost of OTIF failure. OTIF means on time and in full , where the customer receives the completed order when they wanted it and, in the quantity, ordered. OTIF is a key supply chain metric.

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Shipping Costs for eCommerce: Control What You Can

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

All fulfillment operations use parcel carriers , making it hard to maintain strict control over shipping costs for eCommerce. When capacity is low and demand high, carriers raise prices per market trends.

FedEx to Blaze the Trail of Mobile Robotics Interoperability

Logistics Viewpoints

MassRobotics announced (May 18th) the release of what it claimed to be the “ World’s First Open Source Autonomous Mobile Robot Interoperability Standards.”

Freight Tech Trends with Mike Mulqueen

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Tech Trends with Mike Mulqueen. Mike Mulqueen and Joe Lynch discuss freight tech trends. Mike is a Partner and Strategy Practice Lead at JBF Consulting a company that integrates a supply chain execution strategy and systems for logistics-intensive companies. About Mike Mulqueen.

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Registration Now Open for Trimble’s New Supply Chain in.sights: Virtual Series + Interactive Community Event

Kuebix

The transportation industry is constantly changing and as a result, technology is critical to the efficiency of supply chain operations.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

The fight to find new customers and retain existing ones is the biggest business challenge for many companies. Technology will continue to play a part in fostering buyer allegiance and building brands in the “new normal.” In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

Showcase Great Products with Great Fulfillment Packaging

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

What’s the first thing customers see when your products arrive at their doorsteps? The fulfillment packaging. Is it unique, or does it stand out in some way? If not, you’re missing an important opportunity to reinforce the value of your brand in your buyers’ minds. Fulfillment Services

Retailers Embrace Gig Economy Fulfillment

Logistics Viewpoints

The gig economy and its on-demand armies of drivers have moved people and food for years, but many retailers still hesitate to tap into Uber, Postmates and other companies to quickly move orders from stores to local customers’ doorsteps.

Spencer Tenney and the Tenny Group Story

The Logistics of Logistics

Spencer Tenney and the Tenny Group Story. Ryan Schreiber hosts a podcast about Spencer Tenney and the Tenney Group. Spencer is the CEO of a firm that advises business owners in the 3PL, trucking, and bus industry on mergers and acquisitions. About Spencer Tenney.

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FreightWaves Haul of Fame: Stevens Transport has done well for 40 years

The Supply Chain Journal

Stevens Transport was founded by Steven L. Aaron in Dallas, Texas in 1980 in the wake of the deregulation of the trucking industry. Steven had just sold his first business endeavor, Stevens Food, a meatpacking business based in Paris, Texas.

Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions.

Travel Centers of America Recognizes Don Talley as 2021 Citizen Driver Award Honoree

Carter Logistics

Anderson, Indiana (June 8, 2021) – On June 12, 2021, Carter’s very own Don Tally, Muncie, IN, will be recognized as the 2021 Citizen Driver of the Year presented by Travel Centers of America.

Achieving Significant Transportation Savings through Improved Demand Forecasting

Logistics Viewpoints

Pinnacle Propane Delivery to a Farm. When companies implement a demand management or replenishment system, the goal is usually to improve customer satisfaction while holding less inventory.

Buying Better and Reducing Risk with Scott Evans

The Logistics of Logistics

Buying Better and Reducing Risk with Scott Evans. Scott Evans and Joe Lynch discuss buying better and reducing risk. Scott is the Co-founder and President of Waybridge.

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Container rates rocket even higher — and there’s no end in sight

The Supply Chain Journal

Another week, another record for container shipping spot rates. And alarmingly for shippers, upward rate momentum is accelerating.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

5 Things to Know About Expanding into Latin America

Now, That's Logistics

A region made up of over 30 countries, each of which has its own unique culture, customs, dialects, federal regulations, currency, tariffs, and customer preferences, Latin America or “LATAM” presents new opportunities for shippers to expand their cross-border operations and serve a broader audience of global buyers.

Emerging Tech in Your Fulfillment Network: Stepping Beyond Digital Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

As an entrepreneur I’ve been reflecting on this a lot: The current milestone in logistics and fulfillment is using emerging technologies to capture and leverage exponentially growing data sets in warehouses and throughout the entire fulfillment network.

The Logistics of Customer Experience with Scott Perry

The Logistics of Logistics

The Logistics of Customer Experience with Scott Perry. Scott Perry and Joe Lynch discuss the logistics of customer experience. Scott is the President of the Suddath Companies , Suddath has been a trusted name in moving and logistics for over a century.

Breaking news: Worldwide Express, GlobalTranz to merge

The Supply Chain Journal

Third-party logistics providers Worldwide Express LLC and GlobalTranz Enterprises LLC said Friday that they have merged in a multibillion-dollar deal arranged by a consortium led by CVC Capital Partners, which is providing most of the equity to consummate it.

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

Parade launches Agent Support to provide collaboration on capacity and automation for 3PLs

Parade

This document outlines all the Parade features specifically built to support third-party logistics (3PL) agency models.

What Are White Glove Services in Transportation Management?

GlobalTranz

In logistics, not all shipments are equal. There are tiers for rates, mode, and freight class, but there’s another layer of logistics. Some loads are so sensitive they require an added level of finesse.

An era’s social unrest finds an unexpected anthem in the rebellious ‘Convoy’

Overdrive Online

The legacy of history behind the unlikely 1970s hit "Convoy," by C.W. McCall, aka ad executive Bill Fries. The song, heavily laden with CB slang and conversation, tells the story of a spontaneous truck convoy that clashes with authorities. Overdrive Radio

Connecticut to enact highway fee for trucks

The Supply Chain Journal

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont is expected to sign a bill passed this week by state lawmakers that, beginning January 2023, will impose a tax of up to 17.5 cents per mile on heavy trucks that use Connecticut’s roadways.

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.