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11 Warehouse Automation Trends in 2021


In this article, we show you the biggest warehouse automation trends in 2021 that could change your warehouse operations. For each of the trends, you’ll learn: What it is and how it works. The benefits of implementing it. Companies that offer it. Let’s get started! Table of Contents.

Pharma Marketing Fulfillment: Solving the Compliance Challenge

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Managing the production and distribution of marketing literature is a bit like juggling in that a momentary lapse in attention can cause you to drop the ball. That’s never a good thing in any business. But managing pharmaceutical literature comes with the added challenge of regulatory compliance.


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Does your 3PL have a warehouse business continuity plan?

Kanban Logistics

Hurricanes, blizzards, tornadoes, fires, and floods; these are just some of the disasters that can endanger people and property. They can also endanger your products – even within the seemingly safe confines of a 3PL warehouse.

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Uganda Industry and Intralogistics: Poised for Growth

Logistics Matter

Recently, manufacturing journalist and founder of the Manufacturing Media Consortium, Thomas R. Cutler met with Benita Bageire in Entebbe to discuss Uganda and Africa’s economic potential. Cutler noted, “It is a dynamic time for Uganda’s role in manufacturing and global intralogistics.”

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 New Retail Paradigm with Ali Raza

The Logistics of Logistics

The New Retail Paradigm with Ali Raza. Ali Raza and Joe Lynch talk about the new retail paradigm. Ali is a theory of constraints (TOC) practitioner who founded a company to help supply chains to improve throughput. About Ali Raza. Ali Raza is the Founder and CEO of Throughput, Inc.,

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How Much Will I Make as an Independent Freight Agent?

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A frequently asked question among new Agents is, “How much money can I make as an Independent Freight Agent?” The good news is the earning potential for talented Freight Agents is truly unlimited. You have your own book of business, manage your own time and ultimately, control your own salary.

Talking Logistics Matter – A Conversation with Industry Analyst Adrian Gonzalez

Logistics Matter

When I started LogisticsMatter in 2010 there were only a few blogs sharing logistics knowledge. One of them was the Logistics Viewpoint blog, which was started by Adrian Gonzalez when he worked at ARC, and I was an avid reader of his blogs, and I still am.

Uber Freight Taps BlueGrace Logistics in Deal for LTL Services

Blue Grace Logistics

TAMPA, FL (July 15 , 2021 ) – BlueGrace Logistics and Uber Freight have entered into an exclusive agreement to provide a growing number of Uber Freight’s U.S. shippers access to less-than-truckload (LTL) services, leveraging the infrastructure from BlueGrace’s proprietary BlueShip technology.

The State of Truck Manufacturing and How it Will Affect Freight Capacity and Rates

CH Robinson Logistics

Combined with C.H. Robinson’s own technology and data from the largest network in the freight industry, our partnerships with research firms and universities help our customers stay on top of the trends that influence their supply chains.

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!

July Freight Market Update

Trinity Logistics

Stay up to date on the latest conditions, curated by Trinity Logistics, using Freightwaves Sonar data. Not interested in reading? Watch our video instead! Second verse, same as the first”. Freight volumes continue to follow their normal patterns, albeit at elevated rates.

How Can AR Improve Warehouse Management?

Logistics Matter

Effective warehouse management relies on various systems to reduce errors, boost efficiency and avoid downtime. Most of today’s advanced warehouses feature broad assortments of cutting-edge technology.

Repeatable Solutions Help Restaurants Manage Projects During Hiring Crisis

Food Logistics

Companies are partnering with 3PL providers that act as an extension of their team to manage everything from procurement support and vendor management to on-site project management, warehousing, delivery and installation. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

How Cold Chain Logistic Providers Build Trust with Traceability

Logistics Viewpoints

The global cold chain market is rapidly growing, primarily driven by an evolving shift in consumer habits and the changing perceptions of frozen food. Valued at nearly $210.49

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.

Bulk carrier Trimac acquires California-based cement hauler

The Supply Chain Journal

Canadian bulk carrier Trimac Transportation announced late Monday the acquisition of Southern California cement hauler Double Eagle Transportation. Based in Hesperia, California, family-owned Double Eagle operates a fleet of 96 tractors and 124 dry bulk pneumatic trailers.

2021 State of the Cloud: No end in sight

Logistics Management

With 92% of companies already using the Cloud, the race is on to get even more supply chain management solutions into this convenient, accessible and affordable delivery model

How Logistics Providers Help Companies Build Supply Chain Resilience

Now, That's Logistics

Defined as the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties, resilience has become a core mission for companies across most industries right now.

Casey’s General Stores Supply Chain Team Contributes to Strong Financial Results

Logistics Viewpoints

New Casey’s Distribution Center in Joplin, MO. During most of the pandemic, convenience stores were considered an essential business and were allowed to remain open. But Casey’s General Stores was, arguably, the most “essential” of all the convenience store chains.

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.

Fred Meyer warehouse workers in Pacific NW prepare for strike

The Supply Chain Journal

Grocery distribution to Fred Meyer stores in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska could be disrupted starting Sunday if unionized warehouse workers vote to strike after talks on a new contract broke down.

Dry Van vs. Flatbed Trucks: Which is Better?

GoShip Blog

Dry Van vs. Flatbed Trucks: Which is Better? Booking your freight can be more complicated than you’d expect. Aside from looking for a reliable freight forwarder and reasonable rates, you need to figure out the best shipping option that meets your transportation needs.

3 Ways to Save on Freight Shipping

Freight Center

Like every other aspect of running a business, shipping freight comes with a learning curve. Unfortunately, the freight shipping learning curve can be more expensive than necessary if you're not careful.

A Top Shipping Carrier, MSC, is Also Top in CO2 Emissions in Europe

MTS Logistics

A recent study was released by Transport & Environment , a non-governmental environmental group based in Brussels, which ranked the top polluters, i.e. those with the highest CO2 emissions.

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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!

Service-level agreements maximize efficiency, preserve relationships

The Supply Chain Journal

Despite its growing infatuation with technology, logistics continues to be a relationship-based industry at its core. As with all professional relationships are changeable and sometimes strained.

'Routine, day's end, on the way home': Getting there without advanced assist tech tripping you up

Overdrive Online

On Overdrive Radio, real-world perspective from two operators on the space where increasingly sophisticated driver-assist technologies meet the realities of the road. And: W. Tim Miller's old-school 1982 359 and farming/hauling operation. Overdrive Radio

Finding Trucking Capacity by Rapidly Onboarding New Carriers


In the logistics and shipping industry, capacity refers to the amount of space secured on trucks and other vehicles to carry shipment loads. This generally gets referred to as trucking capacity, and it remains one of the most critical aspects of dealing with supply chain disruptions.

What the acquisition could mean for e-commerce shippers

Logistics Trends and Insights

Thoma Bravo, a software investment firm, recently acquired, an online provider of mailing and shipping solutions in the US and Europe.


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