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Cargo Insurance: What You Need to Know

ShipLilly

The rough and often unpredictable conditions of the sea mean that cargo insurance is critical in the shipping industry. Most freight forwarders will use this service and may require it as a precondition when packing and securing cargo.

Freight Forwarder vs Freight Broker—What’s the Difference?

FW Logsitcs

FW Logistics eliminates the stress of finding the right freight broker. We help our clients by providing our dependable transportation services to ship their products and valuable freight through reputable, reliable, and affordable freight carriers.

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Everything You Need to Know About 2021 International Roadcheck

United World Transporation

Are you ready for the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 2021 International Roadcheck? This year, the International Roadcheck is taking place from May 4th to May 6th. Continue reading below to find out how to get through these crucial 72 hours without any problems.

The Future of 3rd Party Fulfillment with Andy Lloyd

The Logistics of Logistics

The Future of 3rd Party Fulfillment with Andy Lloyd. Andy Lloyd and Joe Lynch discuss the future of 3rd party fulfillment. Andy Lloyd is the Chief Executive Officer of 3PL Central , a company that specializes in cloud-based warehouse management system (WMS) solutions. About Andy Lloyd.

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.

The Challenge of Multi-Channel Order Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If your business isn’t already selling through multiple channels, you’re probably considering it. With good reason, given that 85% of American shoppers purchase through a minimum of two channels.

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Transportation and Technology: How to Crack the “Cost of Goods Sold” Conundrum

Food Logistics

In order to truly optimize cost of goods sold operations, businesses must begin to include transportation under their COGS umbrella. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

‘Ice Road Truckers’ star Lisa Kelly still tackles Alaska’s challenging Haul Road

Overdrive Online

Kelly runs between Fairbanks and the oil fields around Prudhoe Bay on Alaska’s northern shore. She still gets "Ice Road Truckers" fan mail. Overdrive Extra

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How to Identify Unexpected Fulfillment Costs

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Predicting costs is an essential part of any business function. For fulfillment, however, predicting costs can be tricky because of the large number of variables involved. Fulfillment Services

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Creating a Green Marine Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Seventy-one percent of the surface of our “blue planet” is covered by oceans which is also reflected in the fact that 80% of goods are moved via sea transportation within the global supply chain [1].

Leverage SAP IBP to Drive Planning Transformation

Today, traditional SAP IBP deployments are not enough. You need to assure you are leveraging its maximum potential to truly transform planning. And to reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and advance digitalization to gain competitive advantage.

Driver Retention: 4 Ways Brokers Can Do More

Food Logistics

At the end of the day, logistics is a people business. Driver retention is a people problem and requires a people solution, and brokers can be a part of that solution. Transportation / Trucking

Know the value of your time to assess true profit

Overdrive Online

Gary Buchs on the value of assessing cost, profit and driver pay per hour to evaluate any given load. It could help you know that customer who’s got a huge detention problem is no longer worth the time and effort, among other benefits. Overdrive Extra

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Industry Leading 3PL Provider Partners with Atlanta-Based Restorative Justice Program to Reduce Recidivism Rates

Blue Grace Logistics

BlueGrace Logistics has pledged Silver-level patronage to RED and professional development modules for graduates.

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Business-to-Anything Integration Supports Agile Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

OpenText Touts Business-to-Anything Integration. There have been extensive supply chain disruptions caused by the global coronavirus pandemic. These disruptions have elevated the supply chain function to the boardroom level. It is now understood that supply chain agility is imperative.

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!

The Evolution of Online Shopping

Kuebix

Online shopping is extremely popular because of its convenience and wide range of available products. Even though we don’t necessarily notice, the process and platforms behind online shopping are constantly changing in response to consumer priorities and interests.

With Roadcheck under way, here's a refresher on the OOS violations for lights, hours

Overdrive Online

If you could carry just one replacement bulb on the truck, which would most likely save you from being put out of service? It's not a headlamp, notes compliance whiz Andy Blair, who offers this refresher on the OOS conditions for lights, hours. Channel 19

Hillebrand Acquires Alcoholic Beverage Logistics Provider to Implement B2C Channel

Food Logistics

VignoblExport’s strong market reputation, large customer base and unique service capabilities will strengthen Hillebrand’s current offering and allow it to service end-consumers directly. Transportation / Last-Mile

GSK Vaccines: Five Pillars of Digital Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

Digital transformation has been the core theme across the global ARC Industry Forums for the past few years, but this year it is more relevant in the aftermath of the pandemic. For the first time since its inception, the 25th Annual ARC Industry Forum in February was hosted as a virtual event.

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

Jobs report shows getting drivers into the pool remains a struggle

The Supply Chain Journal

Aaron Terrazas of Convoy put a succinct headline on his commentary about the latest employment numbers in the trucking sector: “Where did all the drivers go?”.

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California AB 5: Likely next steps, wait-and-see mode, unanswered questions prevail among small fleets, leased operators

Overdrive Online

Many feel indiscriminate application of AB 5 to trucking is like carpet-bombing a legitimate business model in leasing owner-ops, when the weapon the state needs is already in its tool belt, a hammer for tax dodgers 1099'ing drivers who own no equipment. Business

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Last Mile Logistics: Why More Shippers Are Expanding Capability Into Last Mile Delivery

GlobalTranz

Last mile logistics remains a confusing part of the modern supply chain. While initially perceived as relatively simple, last mile logistics are much more critical than many shippers realize. The last mile delivery is the actual point of interaction between a given shipper and the customer.

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Top 30 U.S. Ports: Big ports got bigger in 2020

Logistics Management

The U.S. container seaport sector endured a series of disruptions caused by the pandemic, but still ended up handling more containers than ever. Meanwhile, the temporary blockage of the Suez Canal complicated an ongoing congestion crisis

A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

What do laws say about commercial vehicles crossing railroads?

The Supply Chain Journal

Over 95% of all railroad fatalities are caused by crossing collisions and pedestrian trespassers on railroad tracks, according to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). Many of these collisions can be avoided by following the federal laws put in place by Congress.

Cancer survivor with many interests part of Overdrive’s Friday music show

Overdrive Online

Weekley introduced Barb Duncan last week and will finish her story Friday on “Overdrive’s Music to Truck By: Today’s tunes from the men and women behind the wheel." The program airs from 10 a.m. to noon Eastern each Friday.

Suez Canal Disaster: Ever Given’s Cargo Owners Facing an Unexpected $900M Bill

Now, That's Logistics

When the mega-ship Ever Given ran aground in the Suez Canal in March, it blocked vessels from using this vital maritime artery for six full days. The toll this incident has taken on global trade is incalculable.

Fleetworthy Solutions Acquires Provider of DOT Compliance Software

Food Logistics

Fleetworthy helps companies manage and identify risk, adhere to DOT, IFTA, IRP, and other regulations and ensure safe and compliant operations. Transportation / Trucking

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.