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The Perks of Hauling for a 3PL

Trinity Logistics

Your job as a motor carrier is already tough. So why do all your work alone? Working alongside a third-party logistics company (3PL) can offer many benefits to you as a motor carrier. Quickpay Options.

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It’s Only Natural: What You Need to Know about Fulfillment of Natural Products

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

As more Americans adopt healthier lifestyles, it’s a great time to be selling organic or natural products. According to the Organic Trade Association, annual U.S.

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Delivery by Drone Remains a Foreign Pursuit

Logistics Trends and Insights

By Amy Wunderlin. When Amazon Prime Air was introduced in 2016, the future of drone delivery seemed imminent. Now four years later, Americans are still waiting on that Prime delivery in the sky. Since then, everyone from UPS and FedEx to Walmart and even Domino’s Pizza has shown interest in drones.

A Manufacturer’s Guide to E-Commerce Fulfillment Excellence

Talking Logistics

There is substantial evidence of how e-commerce has dramatically transformed supply chain and logistics operations over the past two decades. But while its impact on retailers has been well documented, e-commerce has also created new challenges and opportunities for manufacturers.

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!

Fleet Management Initiatives in 2020

Food Logistics

In 2020, more fleet managers will begin to migrate from day-to-day maintenance scheduling into a hybrid combination of both scheduled and predictive maintenance practices. 3PL/4PL

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Crucial Factors for Transporting Pharmaceutical Products

SIPMM Professional Publications

Throughout shipping, pharmaceuticals are the most vulnerable. Managing security risks in the supply chain during transportation is critical in minimizing potential revenue loss and credibility for producers, distributors, and logistics providers.

3D Printing and the Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, has been around in one shape or form for a while. The process essentially entails building a three-dimensional object from computer-aided design (CAD) to add material layer by layer until a final product is complete.

The water in the well – how much readiness is enough?

Logistics in War

By David Beaumont. One of Martin Van Creveld’s most contentious, and subsequently debated, themes of Supplying War related to the persistent inability, if not unwillingness, of various militaries to adequately structure and prepare themselves for the rigours of sustained combat.

Hemp, Hemp, Hooray! Hemp Transportation Grows

Trinity Logistics

Hemp transportation is one commodity that we see growing fast nowadays. We see it in foods, lotions, clothing, and more. But it wasn’t always that way. Hemp has been in and out of the market going back to World War II. “Hemp for Victory!” ” That was the name of a U.S.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

11 Inventory Management Best Practices & the Role of Technology

Cerasis

Supply chain leaders are continuously looking for ways to improve inventory management, and the role of technology in the supply chain offers significant advantages.

Key Logistics Consideration for International Freight

SIPMM Professional Publications

International shipping is the term used to describe a parcel delivery or group of parcel deliveries in which the parcel is taken from one country and delivered to an address in another.

Simple Ways to Increase Your Lawn Care Company’s Sales Through Mobile

WorkWave

Time To Read: 4 minutes. No matter what line of work you’re in, your business goals probably include winning more sales and increasing profits.

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An Interview with Patrick Coughlin, KANE’s New Chief Operating Officer

Kane is Able

KANE’s new Chief Operating Officer is Patrick Coughlin, a 30+ year logistics industry veteran with a strong history of driving performance excellence in corporate logistics and 3PL environments. We recently sat down with Patrick to discuss the trends and opportunities he’s seeing in the market.

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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.

[PODCAST] Shipping Rates for 2020: What does the Crystal Ball Say?

Cerasis

Listen to “Shipping Rates for 2020:L What does the Crystal Ball Say?” ” on Spreaker.

Key Performance Expectations for 3PL Service Providers

SIPMM Professional Publications

A third-party logistics provider offer various outsourcing services such as warehousing, transportation, procurement, value-added services and to certain execution scope. Technology integration is also a ‘must have’ to enhance the entire service level.

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CLEANCOR Acquires LNG and CNG Fueling Station

NGT News

CLEANCOR Energy Solutions LLC (CLEANCOR), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc.

Editor’s Choice: Retailers Vaccinate Supply Chains Against Coronavirus

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. Coronavirus, and the supply chain impact are being felt worldwide.

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Supply Chain Productivity: The Role of Employee Engagement

Cerasis

Whether you operate as a small local supply chain or work with international partners and investors, engaging your employees on a more personal level can drastically improve your bottom line going forward.

Critical Factors for Transporting and Storing Dangerous Goods

SIPMM Professional Publications

Dangerous goods are substance or articles which can pose a threat to people, property and/or the environment. When people travel, the mode of transport chosen is of great importance.

Jones Logistics Goes Digital, Automates Freight Matching and Booking on Key Lanes

Parade

Hattiesburg, MS // Jones Logistics has announced they have built a custom integration to their existing toolstack which fully automates their carrier sales process.

Closing the Gap Between Planning and Execution

Logistics Viewpoints

Closing the gap between planning and execution is a long-term concern of supply chain executives. It is not easy to do. New thinking is emerging to help in this area. Sales & Operations Execution (S&OE) is emerging as a new discipline in this area.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Blockchain Makes a Strong Case for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Logistics Trends and Insights

By Amy Wunderlin. For me, the buzz around blockchain over the last few years is right up there with the phrase “digital transformation.” Overused and underwhelming! While the use cases have certainly be interesting, real-world adoption thus far has been lacking.

[Video] Navigating the Road Ahead: Transportation Planning for 2020

Talking Logistics

Mike McLelland, SVP of Transportation at Kenco, discusses key trends in the U.S. transportation market and provides advice on how companies can successfully navigate the road ahead.

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Customer Story | Linehaul Logistics

Parade

Artificial Intelligence in Missoula, Montana Greg Brown, VP Operations LineHaul Logistics Brown discusses what makes LineHaul Logistics unique, and why Parad. Customer Stories | Parade

Weber Logistics Expands its Pool Distribution Network into the Pacific Northwest

Food Logistics

This new operation fills the hole left by United Warehousing’s exit from the market in the region. Warehousing

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!