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What’s the Difference Between 1PLs, 2PLs, 3PLs, 4PLs, and 5PLs?

Ship Monk

Logistics. Here at ShipMonk, we live it and breathe it, but there’s no denying that this is one industry that, despite being ubiquitous in our daily lives, can leave “outsiders” feeling a bit puzzled.

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Are autonomous trucks the answer to frequent driver shortages?

Loginext

Quick answer: Not yet. There are enormous strides being taken in the autonomous trucks space and driver shortage is a real problem but we’re at least a decade away from autonomous trucks becoming mainstream. In the meanwhile, hybrid is the way and optimization holds huge potential!

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Staying Safe on the Road

Women in Trucking

Redefining The Road Magazine Safety Driver Perspective

New Podcast Episode: Digitization in Logistics and the Procurement of Freight

Logistics Matter

The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Pieter Kinds, Founder and CEO of Freightender. Because Pieter is based in Spain, and I operate from Rotterdam, we talked via a video connection.

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!

Optimizing eCommerce Order Fulfillment to Boost Customer Satisfaction

Cyzerg

eCommerce order fulfillment has become more relevant today since an ever-increasing number of people are now opting to make their purchases online. However, this has proven to be a challenge for businesses and warehouse managers since consumers expect fast delivery times and low shipping costs.

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Do You Really Need Two-Day Delivery for Your Online Orders?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

There’s a perception among eCommerce companies that today’s customers won’t settle for anything less than two-day delivery for online orders. But is that actually true? Maybe not. Parcel Shipping for eCommerce Fulfillment Operations

New Podcast Episode: Digitization in Logistics and the Procurement of Freight

Logistics Matter

The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Pieter Kinds, Founder and CEO of Freightender. Because Pieter is based in Spain, and I operate from Rotterdam, we talked via a video connection.

Optimizing eCommerce Order Fulfillment to Boost Customer Satisfaction

Cyzerg

eCommerce order fulfillment has become more relevant today since an ever-increasing number of people are now opting to make their purchases online. However, this has proven to be a challenge for businesses and warehouse managers since consumers expect fast delivery times and low shipping costs.

Driving Sustainability in the Age of Supply Chain Disruption

Logistics Viewpoints

The global pandemic has created a watershed moment for global supply chains. As we adjust and respond to this “new normal”, one important area is the effect of these shifts on the environment. From that perspective some changes have been clearly positive (e.g.

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.

How to Identify the Overall Health of a Supply Chain

Food Logistics

Here’s some common “symptoms” of supply chain issues, and how to build a treatment plan for companies to keep in mind for the future. Transportation / Trucking

Crucial Mistakes for Warehouse Optimisation

SIPMM Professional Publications

Many aspects of the use of time, space, and resources are taken into consideration when designing modern logistic warehouses and distribution centers, making processes more effective through careful planning to increase customer satisfaction and experience.

7 Tips For Building Supply Chain Resiliency

GlobalTranz

Shortages of products from toilet paper to microchips during the coronavirus pandemic highlighted the value of supply chain resiliency, and the opportunities for companies that aren’t as prepared as they would like.

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A Model for Employing Disabled Workers in Warehousing

Logistics Viewpoints

On Monday, March 8th, a vice president of supply chain for a large retail chain – a chain with over 5,000 stores – spoke at Körber’s supply chain conference Elevate. Körber is a leading provider of logistics software, material handling, voice, and consulting solutions.

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.

The Future of Shopping for Groceries

Kuebix

This past year has brought on a number of changes regarding the “typical” way of doing things. One of the biggest changes has been how we shop for groceries. Grabbing a shopping cart and filling it with fresh produce, fruits and vegetables has been the way the world buys food for a long time.

Greenlane Renewables Producing RNG from California Farm Waste

NGT News

Greenlane Renewables Inc., a global provider of biogas upgrading systems, says it will begin immediate order fulfillment against the $2.6 million contract that was announced as part of the $21 million in contract wins for a dairy farm cluster in California on June 29, 2020.

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Celebrating Agent Appreciation Day

Trinity Logistics

Written by Karen Nagel, Senior Agent Relationship Specialist. Trinity Logistics was founded in 1979 by Ed and Deanna Banning. Ten years after its inception, the company had posted revenues of just over three million dollars.

How to Achieve the Perfect Delivery

Logistics Viewpoints

Last month I participated in Oracle’s Perfect Delivery Virtual Summit , along with Matt Leonard from Supply Chain Dive, Marcelo de Matheus from Tramontina, and Mohamed Absar from DP World.

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What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

Higher costs, reduced opportunity – worries dominate small fleets' Biden administration outlook

Overdrive Online

On a scale of 1-5, with 1 being "Extremely negative" and 5 "Extremely positive," independent owner respondents to a recent Overdrive survey rated the likely Biden administration business-conditions impact a 1.6 on average. Business

Truck Dispatching Tech Grows

Food Logistics

SmartHop opens two new headquarters during the pandemic, exhibiting the growth of technology in the trucking industry. Software & Technology

Fed up with cargo congestion, freight forwarders flee O’Hare airport

The Supply Chain Journal

Cargo congestion has gone from bad to worse at Chicago O’Hare International Airport, forcing importers to wait several days to retrieve shipments and prompting two large logistics companies to migrate airfreight operations an hour west to an uncrowded facility in Rockford, Illinois.

AI-based Configuration: The Future of Optimized Transportation Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

There’s always been tension with the optimization technologies used for fleets or common carrier transportation.

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

Congressmen Introduce the Clean Commute for Kids Act to Electrify U.S. Bus Fleet

NGT News

Alex Padilla, D-Calif., and Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., and Rep. Tony Cárdenas, D-Calif., and Rep. Jahana Hayes, D-Conn., have introduced the Clean Commute for Kids Act to transition the nation’s school bus fleet to zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) and protect children’s health.

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It’s time for custom trucks to show their shine in Overdrive’s Pride & Polish

Overdrive Online

Owners who've taken any "shelter-at-home" time over the tough year to work on the rig can show off those efforts by entering Overdrive’s Pride & Polish 2021 photo competition, which opens today. Pride & Polish

Buttigieg punts on ‘rethinking’ Postal Service truck contract

The Supply Chain Journal

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg would not commit to “rethinking” a long-term contract recently awarded by the U.S. Postal Service for its new mail trucks, even though the contract does not quite align with the Biden administration’s zero-emission vehicle goals.

The B2B Recovery

Logistics Trends and Insights

There’s been a good bit of press on the health of retailing and business-to-consumer (B2C) but what about the business-to-business market (B2B)? B2B is much larger than B2C and now with manufacturing picking up, how healthy is the B2B right now?

Get More Help With Merchant Onboarding and Get Payments Going Your Way

Software companies are increasingly looking to move up in the payments food chain and play a bigger role. This whitepaper discusses where you'll fit in the chain, your cut of the revenue, and the benefits of becoming a payment facilitator.