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How Strong tradelane focused freight forwarders can benefit you

20Cube Logistics

Why Trade Lanes Affect Freight Forwarding Prices. A trade lane represents a means of transportation between a combination of locations. In the freight forwarding industry, this classification explains how a shipment will travel from its source to the destination.

How to Ship an Engine

GoShip Blog

Many people are hesitant to ship engines and transmissions. They’re bulky, heavy, and irregularly shaped. They also contain potentially hazardous liquids and oils. Despite these concerns, engines are actually one of the easiest items to ship!

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5 Paths to Better Supply Chain Visibility

Now, That's Logistics

By putting data into the hands of the companies, business partners, and customers that want it, supply chain visibility helps all stakeholders track products from the point of manufacture to the final destination—and all points in between.

The Freight RFP Process is Broken – Let’s Fix It with Maggie Petrovic

The Logistics of Logistics

The Freight RFP Process is Broken – Let’s Fix It with Maggie Petrovic. Maggie Petrovic and Joe Lynch discuss the freight RFP process is broken – let’s fix it. Maggie is the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Emerge , a company that is Reinventing Freight Procurement.

Procurement: 5 Tips to Deliver Value Beyond Savings

Now is the time for procurement teams to redefine themselves – from buyers to strategic partners across the supply chain. Take the first step today. Discover five tips for delivering procurement value beyond savings.

New Podcast Episode – Technological Innovations in Secure Transportation

Logistics Matter

The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Stefan van Doorslaer, Group CEO at Ahlers.

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Mobile Warehouse Robotics: Flexible Automation Enables Resilient Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

Earlier this month, I wrote an article about the diverse range of mobile warehouse robotics solutions available in the market today. Although the solutions vary greatly, they’re alike in the ability to offer greater flexibility than many of the traditional automation alternatives.

Rethinking the Freight RFP Process

The Logistics of Logistics

Rethinking the Freight RFP Process. Once a year, shippers and carriers begin the arduous freight RFP process, when shippers send out request for pricing (or proposal) for contract rates to their list of trucking companies.

New Brexit customs control delays ‘expected’, but still ‘a pain in the neck’

Supply Chain and Logistics

Brexit is causing customs delays that are causing problems for shippers and brokers. Read the article to find out a bit about it. Notice all the things besides customs that a container or any cargo must meet. By Alex Whiteman … Continue reading → Logistics Supply Chains Brexit customs delays innovation Shipping

10 Questions a Product Fulfillment House Should Ask When Quoting Your Business.

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Whether you’re outsourcing fulfillment for the first time or looking for a new 3PL, expect a lot of questions when you talk to prospective partners. As the saying goes, the devil is in the details.

The Rise of Supply Chain n.0 – 5 Ways to Thrive on Change

Ready to learn how to thrive on change? In this eBook, our experts share the 5 key steps to executing Supply Chain n.0 strategies that thrive on change.

Supply Chain Risk Management: 7 Challenges Driving Increased Interest in Managed Service

Logistics Viewpoints

Disruption has been the name of the game for more than a year as supply chain leaders have been dealing with changing buyer behaviors, inventory management challenges, labor shortages, weather and pandemic-related uncertainty, cyber security threats and capacity constraints that continue to create significant supply chain volatility.

Why Your Truck Needs Wings with Dan Burrows

The Logistics of Logistics

Why Your Truck Needs Wings with Dan Burrows. Dan Burrows and Joe Lynch discuss why your truck needs wings. Dan is the founder and CEO of TruckLabs , a trucking technology company with a mission to transform the industry through a series of smart hardware and software product offerings.

Secondary services suffer as carriers eye ‘container gold rush’ to the US

Supply Chain and Logistics

Oean carriers are redeploying ships from lower-paying to higher-paying routes, leaving some with no way to transport their goods. The article explains how ships are being reassigned, leaving too few ships on a route to keep the schedule going. Give … Continue reading → Logistics Managerial Econ Ports Shipping Strategy Supply Chains Uncategorized container shipping routes supply chains

What the Clean Label Trend Means for 3PLs

Food Logistics

Clean label products increase in the food industry, as consumers look for healthier products. But what does this mean for the 3PLs that transport them? Transportation / 3PL/4PL

SAP S/4HANA: 4 Tips to Get You Started on the Right Path

With SAP S/4HANA at the core of your digital transformation, you can empower your supply chain with intelligent process automation, unprecedented visibility, actionable insights and real-time collaboration.

Can Manufacturers be Both Lean and Resilient?

Logistics Viewpoints

President Joe Biden holding up a wafer of semiconductor while discussing ways to address a semiconductor shortage. April 12, 2021. There has been much commentary about global supply chains not being resilient enough. All the disruptions caused by the pandemic, of course, has contributed to this.

Carbon Capture for Semi-Trucks with Paul Gross

The Logistics of Logistics

Carbon Capture for Semi-Trucks with Paul Gross. Paul Gross and Joe Lynch discuss carbon capture for semi-trucks. Paul is the co-founder and the CEO of Remora , a company that is building a device that captures the carbon emissions from a semi-truck. About Paul Gross.

Tensions rise in UK haulage as surcharges see drivers playing ‘musical chairs’

Supply Chain and Logistics

The UK, with Brexit, has been one of the hardest hit nations with driver shortages. Here is some talk on the situation. Apparently driver shortage surcharges are being added by some carriers, claiming all the money goes to drivers. Who … Continue reading → Labor Economics Logistics Trucking Brexit european union intermodal trucking

LA/LB ports to test expanded night, weekend hours

The Supply Chain Journal

Facing an unprecedented shipping crisis, ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Friday announced their intent to extend operating hours at truck gates in an effort to reduce a massive backlog of containers gumming up retail, manufacturing and agricultural supply chains.

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.

Central Ohio Transit Authority Adds 18 New Flyer Buses to Fleet

NGT News

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) has exercised options to purchase 18 Xcelsior compressed natural gas (CNG) 40-foot, heavy-duty transit buses from NFI’s New Flyer of America Inc. The award follows COTA’s second option conversion of 28 CNG buses, delivered earlier this year.

Happening Now: Record number of ships in port at L.A./Long Beach

West Coast and California Logistics

As we head into peak season, supply chain congestion at/near the ports of Southern California is only getting worse – especially when it comes to container ship congestion. Happening Now

Looking back on 9/11's lasting trucking legacy

Overdrive Online

This retrospective on trucking history post-9/11 comes on the occasion of the 20th anniversary. While impacts of that event are impossible to exhaustively chronicle, Overdrive found shifts in security protocols, driver camaraderie, freight, and more. Channel 19

Flatbed carrier confronts carbon emissions, driver shortage with autonomous convoy pilot

The Supply Chain Journal

Shippers are increasingly motivated by consumer-driven corporate sustainability goals. But to truly tackle Scope 3 emissions ?— those that occur beyond their own four walls ?—

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.

Apparel companies shifting to air freight to offset congestion at ports

FreightWaves SONAR

Shippers are facing supply chain challenges from all sides – sourcing, manufacturing, global shipping and domestic transportation networks. Domestic transportation networks receive a great deal of attention, but shippers are having to make expensive decisions before products even arrive on U.S.

Rising transportation and supply chain costs are driving industrial real estate leasing activity

Logistics Management

Data recently issued by Los Angeles-based industrial real estate developer CBRE indicated that leasing volume for the United States industrial market is on track for a new annual record in 2021, with total activity through July, at 587 million square-feet (SF), a 52% annual gain

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'Semper Fi': Michael and Jackie Wallace's custom big-bunk 2007 Freightliner Coronado

Overdrive Online

Apart from a sleeper extension from 70 to 120 inches by Evans Add Ons some years ago, the Wallace owner-operator team's biggest adds were geared toward max efficiency. Custom Rigs

Record shattered: 61 container ships stuck waiting off California

The Supply Chain Journal

The number of container ships at anchor or drifting in San Pedro Bay off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has now blown through all previous records and is rising by the day.

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.