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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.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

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

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!

14 things to know about cannabis and trucking

Truck News

Canada has legalized recreational cannabis, but there are still plenty of questions surrounding the drug’s use within the context of trucking. Here are 14 key takeaways you should know. Regulations Transportation cannabis

AI and IoT are Ready For Your Warehouse

Logistics Management

Artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things are making their initial forays into warehouse operations. The expected outcome: DCs able to respond dynamically to current supply chain conditions instead of pre-set rules.

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.

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.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

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.

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.

[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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ChargePoint, NATSO Partner to Expand EV Charging

NGT News

ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, and NATSO, which represents America’s travel plazas and truckstops, say they have partnered to create a National Highway Charging Collaborative to extend EV charging across the country.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

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.

Global Logistics 2020: Mixed feelings permeate operations

Logistics Management

Our European correspondent explores seven key areas that U.S.-based based global shippers will need to keep a keen eye on as they roll into another year of forecast uncertainty

Sending Documents to UWT? Document Imaging Tips for Drivers

United World Transporation

Every day, brokers receive hundreds of documents, and they come from various sources. As drivers know, one of the primary sources of documents is from their mobile phones. Smartphones offer drivers more flexibility with sending documents than ever before.

Schneider Electric Joins The Climate Group EV100 Initiative

NGT News

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.

How IoT Brings Railway Efficiency to Dutch Rail Network

IoT World Today

The Netherlands is a small, but bustling, country — humming with activity. It’s home to more than 17 million residents—as well as employees of corporate giants, including ING, Unilever and Royal Dutch Shell.

Global 3PL Management: Hedge your bets

Logistics Management

New research confirms that the current risk-mitigating trend in the third-party arena will continue this year. Indeed, 85% of logistics managers expect that their outsourcing budget will increase by more than 5% in 2020, according to Gartner, Inc.,

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Five Ways Data Is Transforming the Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Real-time supply chain data is the foundation for trust between supply chain partners. And so it follows that the data – and the data supplier – that underpins any network should be agnostic. From a technology perspective, the typical enterprise in the supply chain is a collection of silos. With a solid foundation of common data across these silos, trust can blossom between supply chain partners. The post Five Ways Data Is Transforming the Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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Launching the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX) for Daily Rates


In the digital age, visibility is key. In our digital age, we want to know everything, in seconds. . We want to be able to see real-time status for flights, take-out delivery and how long we’ll have to wait for our Uber to arrive. .

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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.