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Sustainability Now Central To Last-Mile Delivery

Blue Grace Logistics

While the transportation industry is highly dependent on fossil fuels, there are several sustainability solutions to achieve a reduction in emissions, the benefits of improved fuel efficiency, and a lower logistics carbon footprint.

Using SCI to evaluate the efficacy of transportation spend

FreightWaves SONAR

Find out how CPG companies can apply SONAR Supply Chain Intelligence (SCI) Platform to their business. SONAR SCI is an expansion of the SONAR platform, the only freight forecasting platform. SONAR SCI subscribers have access to $80 billion of shipper-to-carrier freight spend.

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Cargo Jettison: How to Protect Yourself from a Growing, Throwing Problem

Magaya

In maritime shipping, extraordinary circumstances call for extraordinary measures. While sea travel has become significantly safer over the past few decades thanks to new propulsion and navigation technologies, every ocean voyage still comes with a measure of risk.

Warehouse Picking Carts: How to Pick the Right One for Your Warehouse

Cyzerg

The right kind of warehouse picking cart can help you expedite picking, stocking, and transporting various warehouse items. This is important since order picking can deplete excessive resources if not used with the most efficient picking cart for your operations.

4 Critical Steps to Build into Your Digital Logistics Strategy

Up your logistics game by empowering your supply chain with AI-powered analytics, real-time collaboration, IoT-enabled track and trace, and cognitive decision-making to achieve digital logistics success. Build your strategy around these 4 critical steps.

Why Did Your Last Product Fulfillment Services Provider Fail?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Not every provider of product fulfillment services offers the same capabilities or high levels of performance. Unfortunately, some eCommerce brands find this out only after entering into a relationship with an underachieving third-party logistics (3PL) provider.

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Mobile Warehouse Robotics – Taking Stock of a Hot Technology Market

Logistics Viewpoints

The mobile warehouse robotics market – call them AMRs or AGVs. To me, the acronym isn’t as important as the capabilities and the value the systems deliver to warehouse operations. There is a vast amount of buzz surrounding this market. And for good reason.

Technology to Have Greatest Impact on Building Design in Coming Years

Food Logistics

The survey reveals strong growth for warehouse facilities forecasted from express and parcel delivery, third-party logistics and more. Warehousing / Design-Build

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Are You Using the Right Packaging for DIM Weight Pricing?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Though dimensional weight, or DIM weight, is hardly a new pricing model, it remains a hidden profit killer for eCommerce fulfillment operations that don’t properly manage it.

Why XPO is Spinning Off GXO with Mark Manduca

The Logistics of Logistics

Why XPO is Spinning Off GXO with Mark Manduca. Mark Manduca and Joe Lynch discuss why XPO is spinning off GXO. Mark is the Chief Investment Officer of XPO which is leader in logistics, brokerage and LTL. About Mark Manduca.

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Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

5 Recommendations towards a Resilient S&OP

Logistics Viewpoints

Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) as a process has been around since the 1980’s. While the terminology evolved, the underlying thesis of S&OP has stayed the same, i.e., bridge the divide between sales forecasts and operational plans while respecting the budget.

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DAT Truckload Volume Index jumped 11% in June

Food Logistics

Truckload freight volumes reached new heights last month as surging retail imports and peak produce shipments drove demand for transportation services. Transportation / Trucking

Ever Given to miss Hamburg call on safety grounds

Supply Chain and Logistics

The saga of the Ever Given, stuck in the Suez Canal for days, goes on. It is sailing again with cargo, but can’t land everywhere, due to restrictions on its propulsion and speed. It is skipping Hamburg. All this means … Continue reading → Logistics Service Management Shipping Supply Chains cargo container shipping disaster intermodal supply chains

Successful Bulk Food Transport with Chris Fish

The Logistics of Logistics

Successful Bulk Food Transport with Chris Fish. Chris Fish and Joe Lynch discuss bulk food transport. Chris is the Senior Vice President of Dedicated Contract Transportation by Ruan Transportation which provides Dedicated Contract Transportation, Managed Transportation, and Value-added Warehousing.

Cognitive Manufacturing: 4 Strategic Pillars That Drive Successful Outcomes

Manufacturers are eagerly embracing Industry 4.0 to gain end-to-end supply chain visibility, reduce OpEx spend, improve asset health and accelerate time to market. Explore the 4 strategic pillars that drive successful cognitive manufacturing outcomes.

Tata Steel Europe’s Connected Planning Journey

Logistics Viewpoints

Tata Steel Europe Plant in Wales. The steel industry is not easy. A ton of steel can cost as little as $700. A pound of apples costs about the same as a pound of steel, yet steel is a complex product produced using high-tech metallurgical and manufacturing processes.

The finalists: Overdrive's 2021 Pride & Polish truck beauty championship

Overdrive Online

Custom truck owners submitted 64 entries, and these entries received hundreds of online votes. Here are the finalists. Winners in each category will be announced in a streaming event here Thursday, August 5, 2021. Pride & Polish

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Find Ways Around Tight Capacity During Produce Season

Trinity Logistics

If you’ve been experiencing sticker shock freight rates lately, then you’re not alone. It’s not a secret that capacity remains tight and freight rates stay high. This is affecting all markets but produce and other temperature-controlled products are being hit the hardest.

Successful Bulk Food Transport with Chris Fish

The Logistics of Logistics

Successful Bulk Food Transport with Chris Fish. Chris Fish and Joe Lynch discuss bulk food transport. Chris is the Senior Vice President of Dedicated Contract Transportation by Ruan Transportation which provides Dedicated Contract Transportation, Managed Transportation, and Value-added Warehousing.

Just in Time vs. Just in Case: What’s the Way Forward for Supply Chains?

Just-in-time supply chains worked just fine — until they didn’t. Is more inventory the answer? It’s not a binary solution. Read this latest GEP paper to learn how enterprises can ensure adequate supplies without running excess inventory.

Connecticut Green-Lights Statewide EV Charging Initiative

NGT News

Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) recently issued a final decision, as part of its Equitable Modern Grid initiative, to establish a nine-year program to support the installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure across the state, focusing on equity and inclusion.

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Supply Chain Professionals Seek Human, Digital Balance

Food Logistics

According to the study, human-based tasks saw significant gains in several areas, including managing inventory, obtaining quotes/pricing, load scheduling, booking carriers and monitoring shipments, compared to the results in 2019. Transportation

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Overdrive's 2021 Pride & Polish truck beauty championship

Overdrive Online

Custom truck owners submitted 64 entries, and these entries received hundreds of online votes. Winners in each category will be announced in a streaming event Thursday at this page. Pride & Polish

8 Best Inventory Demand Forecasting Techniques

EazyStock

Demand forecasting techniques. Demand forecasting techniques play a critical role in inventory management. If you can accurately forecast market demand, you can take action to ensure you hold the correct stock to maximize sales and profit.

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.

Arrival to Supply Anaheim Transportation Network with Battery Electric Buses

NGT News

The City of Anaheim, Calif., and Anaheim Transportation Network (ATN) have been awarded a $2 million grant from the Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) to replace aged liquefied natural gas (LNG) with zero-emission battery electric buses from vehicle producer Arrival.

FreightWaves Classics: No matter the size of vehicle, it needs tires

The Supply Chain Journal

What is a tire? “A A tire is a ring-shaped component that surrounds a wheel’s rim to transfer a vehicle’s load from the axle through the wheel to the ground and to provide traction on the surface that the vehicle is on,” according to Wikipedia. Photo: Live Science). First the wheel.

Driver compensation, part 3: Percentage is king for leased owner-operators, long after the rise of miles post-deregulation

Overdrive Online

Nearly 8 in every 10 leased owner-operators in Overdrive's audience today is compensated on a percentage model, according to our 2021 compensation survey of owner-operators leased and with authority, small fleets and company drivers. Here's why. Business

WorkWave Demonstrates Significant Financial Success Through First Half of 2021

WorkWave

Time To Read: 3 minutes. Strategic initiatives and two strong acquisitions propel WorkWave into its next stages of growth and success.

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.