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Guest blog: With the Truck Driver Shortage, How Many More Drivers will be Enough?

CH Robinson Logistics

A note from Steve Raetz, C.H. Robinson Director of Research and Market Intelligence: The truck driver shortage is top of mind for many as supply chain disruptions continue, port backlogs persist, and the gap between inventory supply and sales demand widens.

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Warehouse space shortage will continue but 3PLs can help

Kanban Logistics

If there is one word that supply chain professionals are tired of hearing, it’s “shortage.” There are labor shortages, driver shortages, equipment shortages, and warehouse space shortages from coast to coast.

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The Past, Present & Future of Last Mile Deliveries: Vision for 2030

Loginext

Last Mile Delivery is the topic of the season! With millions of dollars of investment being poured into technologies across the globe, last mile delivery technology is defining the future of logistics and delivery management. Last Mile Delivery delivery associate management last mile deliveries

Innovations and Start-ups: Drones, Google Your Digital Twin, and Sustainability

Logistics Matter

Trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. That’s what this blog is all bout. Therefore I bring you an overview of the news this week on logistics start-ups and innovations below. Follow @LogisticsMatter on Twitter to stay up to date with the latest news and the best background stories.

Procurement: 5 Tips to Deliver Value Beyond Savings

Now is the time for procurement teams to redefine themselves – from buyers to strategic partners across the supply chain. Take the first step today. Discover five tips for delivering procurement value beyond savings.

The Secret to Improved Sales with Ann Holm

The Logistics of Logistics

The Secret to Improved Sales with Ann Holm. Ann Holm and Joe Lynch discuss the secret to improved sales. Ann is a Professional Certified Coach specializing in executive, career, and sales coaching. About Ann Holm.

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The Cold Chain is a Top Opportunity for Third-Party Logistics Providers

Logistics Viewpoints

Covid Vaccine Issues Put an Increased Foucs on Cold Chain Logistics . Covid has led supply chain management issues to be more discussed than ever before.

LogisticsMatter Welcomes Zencargo as New Sponsor

Logistics Matter

I’m pleased to announce that Zencargo has decided to become a sponsor of LogisticsMatter. I’m grateful for their support, as it is not easy to maintain an independent logistics platform without contributions from sponsors. Zencargo.

Last Mile Innovation with Emma Cosgrove

The Logistics of Logistics

Last Mile Innovation with Emma Cosgrove . Emma Cosgrove and Joe Lynch discuss last mile innovation.

China’s power crunch is affecting every strand of shipping

Supply Chain and Logistics

Here’s the future. China, which uses coal to generate 73% of its power, is experiencing a coal shortage. Blackouts, as we would call them, are in order, and many businesses are affected. Here’s how it is affecting global shipping. Sam … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping bulk shipping China coal ocean shipping

The Rise of Supply Chain n.0 – 5 Ways to Thrive on Change

Ready to learn how to thrive on change? In this eBook, our experts share the 5 key steps to executing Supply Chain n.0 strategies that thrive on change.

The Counter to Constant Supply Chain Volatility Is Pervasive Visibility and Industry Collaboration

Logistics Viewpoints

For more than a year, global supply chains have been buffeted by one major disruption after another.

America’s Warehouse Shortage Causes Rents to Soar

Logistics Matter

Historic levels of online spending, an import surge and growing business investment in safety stock may be behind a growing warehouse shortage in the U.S. Over the past few months, rents have begun to soar as part of a bidding war between major retailers and manufacturers.

California Port Congestion Woes Continue as Peak Season Hits

West Coast and California Logistics

When shipping freight into California, or anywhere in the U.S. for that matter, you may feel that you’re leaping over one hurdle after another to deliver your goods to market. The current California port congestion crisis is one of the biggest hurdles right now.

Power cuts hit China factories and give container shipping another shock

Supply Chain and Logistics

What else could go wrong for supply chains? Now government-imposed power cuts are threatening factory output in China. The cuts in power generation are due to the Chinese government’s desire to keep emissions down to their target. By Martina Li … Continue reading → Logistics Supply Chains Sustainability emissions supply chain disruption sustainability

SAP S/4HANA: 4 Tips to Get You Started on the Right Path

With SAP S/4HANA at the core of your digital transformation, you can empower your supply chain with intelligent process automation, unprecedented visibility, actionable insights and real-time collaboration.

Customer-Obsessed Businesses are Upping Their Last-Mile Game

Logistics Viewpoints

A report published by IBM states that the pandemic has powered the shift away from stores to online shopping by close to five years. Data from the U.S. Commerce Department shows that online retail sales jumped 32.4% year-on-year in 2020 with a 39% increase in Q1 2021.

The Cost of Using the Wrong Mode When Capacity is Tight

Blue Grace Logistics

Consumer buying behavior has tightened capacity in all modes of transportation. Going into peak shipping season, choosing the right mode for every shipment becomes paramount. What This Blog Is About: Shipper’s top concerns for their supply chain.

TD157: The First 6 Months Of Trucking – Part 2

Trucker Dump

(c) Can Stock Photo / voronin76 Podcast Show Notes We’re back with Part 2 of the interview with Zach Smacher, about what it’s like for a new trucker in their first 6 months. We left off with a cliffhanger, so that’s where we’ll pick it back up. But first we’re going to talk about the.

World Bank takes its anti-LNG stance to the IMO

Supply Chain and Logistics

The World Bank says it will not back using LNG for marine transport. It says that LNG is a source of methane emissions, which are currently unmeasured but which could overwhelm any advantage in CO2 reduction created by moving away … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Sustainability LNG power methane

4 Critical Steps to Build into Your Digital Logistics Strategy

Up your logistics game by empowering your supply chain with AI-powered analytics, real-time collaboration, IoT-enabled track and trace, and cognitive decision-making to achieve digital logistics success. Build your strategy around these 4 critical steps.

Getting trucker’s body home logistical nightmare for widow

The Supply Chain Journal

Tabitha Moshier says she knew something was wrong when her truck driver husband, Doug Moshier, didn’t respond to her texts or telephone calls throughout the day on Sept.

FMCSA's Medical Review Board whiffs on attempt to help truckers with recalled CPAPs

Overdrive Online

The agency tasked its MRB to come up with a workable solution for truckers who are impacted by the massive Philips CPAP recall. After a four-hour meeting Wednesday, however, there seems to be more confusion than before. Overdrive Extra

Helping Importers Navigate the Complexities of Canada’s New CARM Client Portal (CCP)

Now, That's Logistics

CARM’s focus is on modernizing, streamlining, and transforming the way duties and taxes are collected on imported goods.

Ocean terminal and inland congestion forces river barges to store boxes

Supply Chain and Logistics

It’s not just the US. And it’s not just ocean shipping. Read about the gyrations Antwerp and Rotterdam and the river barge operators are going through. By Alexander Whiteman 27/09/2021 Ocean terminal and inland congestion forces river barges to store … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Sustainability barge transport container shipping delays empty containers intermodal port management supply chains

Cognitive Manufacturing: 4 Strategic Pillars That Drive Successful Outcomes

Manufacturers are eagerly embracing Industry 4.0 to gain end-to-end supply chain visibility, reduce OpEx spend, improve asset health and accelerate time to market. Explore the 4 strategic pillars that drive successful cognitive manufacturing outcomes.

South Carolina Ports CEO unpacks increasing pressure on ports

The Supply Chain Journal

The pandemic-spawned import booms, capacity shortages and shutdowns have proved again and again the rigidity of port and supply chain infrastructure. After all, the port industry plans its infrastructure decades in advance, so increasing capacity overnight is nearly impossible.

From Paper Picking to Voice Automation

Food Logistics

Fond du Lac Cold Storage selected Voxware's voice picking systems to better train and manage employees, shifts, products and more. Software & Technology / Automation

California Governor Signs Climate Action and Renewable Energy Bills

NGT News

At the site of the KNP Complex in Sequoia National Park, Gov. Gavin Newsom has highlighted the California Comeback Plan’s over $15 billion climate package – the largest such investment in state history – tackling a wide array of climate impacts facing the state.

Warehouse Labor Solutions: Q&A on Labor Challenges with KANE’s John Kettman

Kane is Able

The scarcity of labor has become the number one issue in US product distribution, particularly as peak season approaches.

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.