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Dry Bulk Shipping 101

Bulk Connection

Right now, you’re probably surrounded by items made of plastic—phones, pens, eyeglasses, yogurt cups, you name it. Practically every ounce of that plastic started as a load of resin pellets or powder transported on a bulk trailer.

Real-time location technology sees the space between

Logistics Management

After decades of steady progress, the industry prepares for a flood of technology to capture and act upon real-time location of assets, people and goods

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Warehouse Management Trends 2020: The Role of Warehouse Prowess on Efficient Shipping


The state of warehouse management continues to evolve. According to Roberto Michel of Logistics Management, warehouse management trends of 2020 will reflect an increasing focus on more profitability, efficiency, business scalability, and continuous improvement.

E-Construction: The Evolution Toward a Paperless Environment

Talking Logistics

On Talking Logistics, we’ve talked about how the construction industry has historically been a laggard when it comes to digital transformation. But the tide is starting to turn as e-Construction initiatives gain traction in the industry. What exactly is e-Construction? What factors are driving it? Which technologies are playing an important role? Those are some. Read more E-Construction: The Evolution Toward a Paperless Environment.

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

Forklift Scales – What You Need to Know

Quality Scales Unlimited

What is a forklift scale? A forklift scale is a weighing scale that is built into the forklift. The scale uses the hydraulic sensor system of the forklift to measure the resistance to whatever the forklift is lifting, thus weighing the object in the process.

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Textile Logistics: What To Consider When Shipping Apparel

GoShip Blog

Textile and clothing industries are two big branches of the economy, which fuel a significant number of retail businesses. From zippers and sewing materials to high-end fashion products, the textile and fashion industry is crucial for today’s society.

A Complete Guide to All Types of Warehouses (Part 2)


In the first part of our guide to all types of warehouses, we highlighted the reasons behind the need for various types of warehouses, their purposes, and their benefits.

What candy companies should look for in refrigerated truck carriers

West Coast and California Logistics

Candy companies and other food and beverage companies need to move products to retailers ever faster, while remaining compliant with stringent food industry regulations. You can keep pace with these demands by installing effective logistics providers throughout your supply chain.

Coronavirus: Supply Chain Risk Management Back in Spotlight

Talking Logistics

The coronavirus, which the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global health emergency last week, is starting to have an impact on supply chains. Starbucks, Google, and Apple are among the many companies that have scaled back operations in China in response to the outbreak. “As

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Coronavirus sparks possible force majeure

Supply Chain and Logistics

Force majeure is a rarely invoked clause in many contracts. It frees all parties from obligations during the time of some major catastrophe beyond their control, such as war, strikes, riots, crimes, or so-called acts of God (earthquakes, hurricanes, … Continue reading → Shipping Supply Chains disasters Logistics ocean shipping

3 Supply Chain Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2020


2020 seemed a world away just a few years ago and yet, here we are. This promises to be a very eventful year. What’s on the horizon for supply chain professionals? Here are three trends to consider. . Sustainability on the agenda.

Moore on Pricing: Digital settlement is coming

Logistics Management

What will we gain from digital freight settlement? Think about no more EDI messaging costs or pre-audit and post audit fees

[Video] How Digital Platforms Are Driving A New Era In Transportation

Talking Logistics

Mike Riccio, Chief Marketing Officer at Leonard’s Express, and Prasad Gollapalli, Founder and CEO of Trucker Tools, discuss how digital platforms are driving a new era in transportation.

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5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

The Top 10 Freight Forwarding Best Practices for Small/Mid-Sized Freight Forwarders


Finding the easiest way to save money is not always as simple for the small or mid-sized freight forwarder. Shippers often select their forwarders based on brand power and market penetration.

6 Work Habits You Should Have

PLS Logistics

Having effective work habits is important for your professional growth. Developing good work habits involves establishing repetitive activities that add value to your day. In the long run good habits increases productivity, job satisfaction, and your odds of receiving a positive performance review.

YRC loss widens in 4Q, full year losses hit $104 million

Logistics Management

YRC’s total revenue for last year fell 3.4% to $4.871 billion from $5.092 billion in 2018. YRC reported consolidated operating revenue for fourth quarter 2019 of $1.16 billion and consolidated operating income of $9.8 million.

Top 5 Factors to Consider When Choosing a 3PL

Trinity Logistics

If you’ve never worked with a 3PL (third party logistics) company, you might not know how to go about selecting a reputable provider for you and your freight. There are many factors you should consider when making this important decision.

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Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

DOE, U.S. Army Issue Solicitation to Develop Fuel Cell Truck

NGT News

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Army have issued a solicitation to develop the H2Rescue, a fuel cell/battery hybrid disaster mitigation truck.

Top 4 Supply Chain Technology Trends in 2020

Morai Logistics

Supply chains are largely defined by the technology that facilitate them, as such it’s crucial to know the technology trends that are shaping the year. The demands placed upon companies’ supply chains are greater than ever and they’re only growing.

Logistics executives share their pain points heading into 2020 and the impact to their operations.

Logistics Management

The majority of respondents are manufacturers with domestic transportation networks, but that also operate globally

My Internship Experience: Shelby

Trinity Logistics

Hi there! My name is Shelby. I am a lover of hiking and the New Jersey Devils. I’m a senior at Salisbury University majoring in Marketing. This year I had the opportunity to work as a Market Research Intern at Trinity.

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Florida Chooses New Flyer for Transit Bus Consortium

NGT News

New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc.

DSC Logistics and CJ Logistics Combine as One Operating Company in 2020

Food Logistics

DSC Logistics announced that DSC Logistics, CJ Logistics USA and CJ Logistics Canada have joined together under one combined operating company named CJ Logistics America, LLC. Transportation

Trucking companies breathing sigh of relief after Calif. judge issues injunction on AB5

Logistics Management

Top trucking executives are breathing a sigh of relief after a California judge recently issued an injunction against Assembly Bill 5 (AB5), a law governing owner-operators that potentially could be very disruptive to trucking operations in the nation’s most populous state.

Enhanced Customer Experience with Chatbots

20Cube Logistics

Chatbots, most of us would have experienced them while shopping online or booking a ticket. It is estimated that the Chatbot market is expected to reach around 1.25billion US dollars in 2025 from 190.8 million US dollar in 2016.

Exploring the Supply Chain Revolution

Speaker: Sheri Hinish, Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital

So much change is already underway in the supply chain, but what does this change entail and what does supply chain’s future hold? Join Sheri Hinish, affectionately called the Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital, to discuss Supply Chain 5.0. and trends in supply chain, technology, sustainability, and leadership.