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10 Ways to Measure Freight Broker Effectiveness

Freight Center

Shippers everywhere rely on their freight broker to get them the solutions they need and to help them reach their goals. But how do you measure freight broker effectiveness? How do you know the freight broker you’re currently working with is the right one for you?

Warehouses Maintain Operations even as More Workers Test Positive for Covid-19

Logistics Trends and Insights

By Amy Wunderlin. If you been on Amazon lately, you’d know that two-day Prime shipping has become nothing more than a memory.

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Freight Claims: How Food, Beverage, and Grocery Shippers Can Manage Freight Claims

MercuryGate

The cold supply chain remains susceptible to many risks, and for grocers, the threat of inefficiencies related to food-related freight claims remains high. Failure to properly process claims in a timely manner may result in an inability to recoup delivery shortages and damage recoveries.

How to Conduct Business as Usual – Virtually During the Time of COVID-19

MTS Logistics

MTS Logistics took the most necessary step to meet the challenge of COVID-19, to protect the staff’s health and wellbeing, along with that of our entire community – moving online.

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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!

Are You Considering Purchasing Electric Trucks? There is a Lot to Think About

Logistics Viewpoints

Companies with sustainability initiatives related to reducing greenhouse trucks often consider purchasing electric trucks. But companies need to pay attention to more than the purchase price. In particular, considerations surrounding the charging infrastructure can be complex.

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Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

Disruptions in global trade have impacted businesses across all industries as well as by consumers at the cash register. Tariffs, political upheaval and more have caused many to rethink their stance on globalization.

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A Mental Break From Coronavirus

Talking Logistics

On Monday mornings, I usually write a post about some emerging trend or topic in the world of supply chain and logistics.

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The Trinity Foundation Partners with the Salvation Army to Provide Meals for Local School Children

Trinity Logistics

The Trinity Foundation partnered with the Salvation Army to provide meals for Seaford, Del. area children that are out of school during shutdowns associated with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

E-Commerce Freight Shipping in 2020: Is This the Year Heavier Freight in E-Commerce Proliferates?

Cerasis

The state of e-commerce continues to move more toward heavier, non-traditional online purchases. The trend has been evident in recent years, but heavier freight remained on the fringe of e-commerce shipping.

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!

How to Mitigate the COVID-19 Impact on Your Supply Chain Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

We’ve been receiving a number of questions from customers asking how to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 (aka coronavirus) on their operations, employees, customers and carriers. The good news is there is a lot that can be done now with your existing logistics and supply chain solutions.

3 Tips for Cleaning Companies to Persevere Through COVID-19

WorkWave

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Analytics in Supply Chain Management Becomes Central As Coronavirus Escalates

IoT World Today

From shortages of personal protective equipment to a variety of grocery items to electronics and apparel, coronavirus ( COVID-19 ) has hit the global supply chain in expected and unforeseen ways, and it seems likely that it could take many months to recover.

Supply Chain Disruptions: How Stronger Collaboration Will Have a Big Impact on the Future of Warehouse Management

Cerasis

From Walmart to Amazon, the positive role of collaboration in warehouse management is undisputed, and collaboration is on track to revolutionize tomorrow’s warehouse management standards.

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.

The Autonomous Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Autonomous technology continues to make an impact on the supply chain. The autonomous supply chain, as I am writing about it here, applies to moving goods without human intervention (to some degree at least). One of the more interesting examples I have seen is from the Belgian brewery De Halve Maan, which in an effort to reduce congestion on the city streets, built a beer pipeline under the streets. The pipeline is capable of carrying […].

Frozen Food Shipping Shouldn’t Make You Shiver and Shake

Trinity Logistics

Whether you’re a meat-eater, a Vegetarian, a Pescatarian, gluten-free, dairy-free, a vegan, a picky-eater, or you’ll try anything under the sun – we all have to eat. Food has to make its way from farms and factories to your table. Ever wonder what goes into the logistics of frozen food shipping? What about frozen, refrigerated, and dry food shipping in the same truck?

Parcel experts raise key points about impact of coronavirus on express delivery-based markets

Logistics Management

In recent conversations I had with two leading parcel express and last mile logistics experts, there was no shortage of talking points to touch upon, as they relate to the ongoing coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic

Landi Renzo Granted CNG Certification for the Ford 7.3L Engine

NGT News

Landi Renzo USA, the American subsidiary of Landi Renzo Group, a global company that specializes in eco-fuel systems for the automotive industry, has received the EPA certification (CNG) for the Ford 7.3L engine covering Class 4-7 vehicles. The Landi Renzo USA eco-fuel CNG system for the 7.3L

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.

Editor’s Pick: Is Your Logistics Network Built by Ants or Grasshoppers?

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

U.S. Postal Service 2020 Integrated Financial Plan – A Review

Logistics Trends and Insights

A share from our friend, Bob Fisher , this review is intended to provide a baseline of performance and productivity trends.

Social Distancing Tips for Drivers

United World Transporation

COVID-19 has taken over all our lives, and during this pandemic, refrigerated truck drivers are providing the essential service of delivery food to grocery stores. It’s been a busy time, and we have all drivers on our mind during this time.

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How to Maintain the Supply Chain in the COVID-19 Crisis

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, 2020. While no one can accurately predict the long-term effects of COVID-19, many have already felt the effects of the disease, and have been left wondering about its impact on global manufacturing and distribution sectors.

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.

[Video] What Does Great Look Like in Logistics?

Talking Logistics

Bill Madden, VP of Logistics-as-a-Service at BluJay Solutions, discusses how shippers can leverage benchmarking data to gauge their performance and drive continuous improvement. Podcast version (click to play): The post [Video] What Does Great Look Like in Logistics?

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On the brink of an economic quarantine

Truck News

Much has been said and written about the conflict between Russia and Saudi Arabia over crude oil production cuts, and the conversations, or more accurately the lack of them happening between the two parties. I can only summarize this as dangerous, and politically short-sighted gamesmanship.

8 Tips for Efficient Omnichannel Distribution

Kane is Able

As the percent of online sales grow and as the line between web and traditional retail store fulfillment blurs, E-retailers and brands need to assess their fulfillment capabilities and those of their 3PL omnichannel distribution partners.

Uber Freight rolls out efforts to aid shippers and carriers during coronavirus pandemic

Logistics Management

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!