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3 Ways to Haul Smarter through Carrier Technology

CH Robinson Logistics

As businesses grow, they often evolve. And in a world where carriers are more critical than ever—thanks in part to ecommerce and heavier demand—that evolution means the use of more advanced carrier technology. Carriers and drivers often experience the pain of early mornings and late nights.

Understanding the Global Container Shortage

Dedola Global Logistics

Understanding the Global Container Shortage . The shipping industry is facing a significant problem brought on by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This problem cascades through the supply chain and is disrupting trade on a global scale. .

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Going Beyond Contactless Delivery for Customer Satisfaction

WorkWave

Time To Read: 4 minutes. While contactless delivery may have gained traction in 2020 primarily due to the unique circumstances created by the pandemic, changes in those circumstances aren’t likely to reduce demand for no-contact delivery.

Unified Flow: The Benefits of a Holistic Approach to Supply Chains

Logistics Matter

The retail landscape keeps evolving; e-commerce has been on the rise for years, but the past year has sent it into orbit and retailers are feeling the effects of this growth on their supply chains.

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.

The Blurred Lines Between Retail and DTC with Guy Courtin

The Logistics of Logistics

The Blurred Lines Between Retail and DTC with Guy Courtin. Guy Courtin and Joe Lynch discuss the blurred lines between retail and DTC. Guy Courtin is Vice President and Industry Principal of Retail at Tecsys, a global provider of supply chain solutions that equip the borderless enterprise for growth.

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3 Questions from Your Future Supply Chain Talent

Logistics Viewpoints

It’s graduation season, so the hunt for critical supply chain talent is more vigorous than ever. We may be known for ensuring we can make and move “stuff,” but ultimately supply chains are human.

Everything You Need to Know About Logistics Procurement

Logistics Matter

The way shippers are buying is rapidly changing due to the intense dynamics in logistics and the ongoing challenges of globalisation of logistics in general. Sourcing events tend to occur more often and logistics procurement is becoming more digital.

Supply Chains in VUCA Environments with Jim Tompkins

The Logistics of Logistics

Supply Chains in VUCA Environments with Jim Tompkins. Jim Tompkins and Joe Lynch talk about Supply Chains in VUCA Environments. Jim is the Founder and Chairman of Tompkins International, a company that helps clients achieve supply chain excellence and profitable growth. About James Tompkins.

Hours regs waived for certain fuel haulers in wake of Colonial Pipeline cyberattack

Overdrive Online

FMCSA is easing regs for fuel haulers in the Southeast and the East Coast due to the Colonial Pipeline shutdown caused by a cyberattack. Also: Mack recall affects some refuse models; new Love's in Tennessee; educating the next generation of diesel techs. Regulations

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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.

Walmart’s Massive Investment in a Supply Chain Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

The SVP of Supply Chain at Walmart speaking at Blue Yonder’s virtual user conference. Walmart has been very open about what it takes to compete with Amazon. Following their fourth quarter results, top executives talked about their supply chain and omnichannel strategy at a high level.

Cannabis Transportation Has Surprising Requirements for 3PLs

Food Logistics

As cannabis demand skyrockets, 3PLs looking to transport these goods need to arm themselves with more than just knowledge on regulations. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

Circular Supply Chains with Deborah Dull

The Logistics of Logistics

Circular Supply Chains with Deborah Dull. Deborah Dull and Joe Lynch discuss circular supply chains.

Trucking all in the family: Generations of owners leave lasting legacies in Overdrive

Overdrive Online

How a trucking culture was built and maintained through the years with family, past and present. Meet Eddie Karwaski of Pennsylvania, Carl Nyhof of Wisconsin, Carl Rhodes of West Virginia, and others who learned from family, hereditary or not. Channel 19

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!

How Shippers Can Unlock True Supply Chain Visibility

Kuebix

Consumers have grown to expect quick shipping and frequent status updates with every order they place. Shippers are scrambling to keep up with these new standards while strengthening their logistics operations.

5 Ways a 3PL Provider Can Transform Your Supply Chain

GlobalTranz

It’s easy to overlook the role that 3PL providers play in the overall global economy and, at the same time, enable your business to operate and compete. That was never more clear than during the past 14 months of the pandemic as goods continued moving to the right place at the right time.

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The Keys to Great 3PL Customer Service: An Interview with KANE’s Jason Brown

Kane is Able

Kane Logistics was recently named 3PL of the Year by Sam’s Club. KANE operates three high-volume distribution centers for Sam's Club. The award recognizes superior operational performance and customer service.

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'What extortion looks like': Owner-operator Glenn Keller v. Parking Pirates, round 2

Overdrive Online

Keller, following a booting/attempted tow incident while he was sitting idling in the driver's seat last month, is on a mission to raise awareness to predatory practices targeting truckers. Hear his 911 call and his own analysis in today's podcast. Overdrive Radio

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!

FreightWaves Classics: The Atlantic Coast Line was one of several strong Southern railroads

The Supply Chain Journal

In 1920, the U.S. railroad network was still near its peak. There were over 250,000 miles of track being used by over 1,000 railroads. Over 1.5 million men and women were employed in the industry. By 2020, the number of railroads in the U.S. was down to about 700.

Freight Forwarders: Managing the storm with technology

Logistics Management

Agility and the ability to adapt to difficult circumstances remains the No. 1 attribute for freight forwarders—but the pandemic put them to the test.

Executives Pen Letter to Newsom Calling for Major Investments in Hydrogen Infrastructure

NGT News

In a letter to California Gov. Gavin Newsom, executives of 25 multinational companies have called for major new investments in hydrogen infrastructure in California. “At

Live Q&A: Dealing with your diesel's aftertreatment demons -- preventive maintenance, repairs, other questions answered

Overdrive Online

Join Overdrive Thursday, May 20, 2021, for a live panel discussion aimed at offering ways to combat owner-operators' ongoing maintenance issues related to the emissions control systems in post-2007 and '-10 emissions-spec heavy-duty diesels. Equipment

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.

Inflation alert: Container shipping rates just spiked (again)

The Supply Chain Journal

The headlines last August and September blared: “Trans-Pacific rates are going crazy.” Rates are on fire.” Records shattered.” Oh, what cargo shippers would give to get the rates they paid eight or nine months ago. Those earlier records were repeatedly shattered. It just happened yet again.

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Digital Supply Chain Acceleration

Logistics Management

Here’s how the global pandemic put a charge in the push to digitize, mobilize and automate the world’s supply chains. According to our analysts, end-to-end visibility is now table stakes

A cybersecurity story for today’s CFO

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Walls and watchwords protected medieval castles against plundering masses. But firewalls and passwords cannot withstand cyber-attacks indefinitely. Ultimately, the safety of your cyber-city depends on the vigilance of its citizens. Slight paranoia also helps.

What's your biggest question about your diesel's aftertreatment system? Bring it to this May 20 panel

Overdrive Online

Join Overdrive Thursday, May 20, for a live panel discussion aimed at offering ways to combat owner-operators' maintenance issues related to the emissions control systems in post-2007 and '-10 emissions-spec heavy-duty diesels. Equipment

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.