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6 Tips to Prevent Distracted Driving in Your Fleet

RasTrac

Distracted driving is one of the most tragic daily occurrences. While it’s so easily preventable, it’s still responsible for injuring close to half a million people — and killing several thousand.

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No Supply Chain Strategy? Here’s How to Develop One

Logistics Bureau

As you’ll know, if you follow our blog regularly, Logistics Bureau does a great deal of work related to supply chain strategy development and alignment.

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The Micro-Fulfillment Opportunity with Julien Seret

The Logistics of Logistics

Julien Seret and Joe Lynch discuss the micro-fulfillment opportunity. Julien is the Vice President of Network Supply Chain at Attabotics , the world’s first 3D robotics supply chain system for modern commerce. About Julien Seret.

What’s Included in Pick and Pack Warehouse Fees?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When you partner with a fulfillment company, a great deal of work moves from your plate to their plate. You’ll want to understand fulfillment costs to assess the ROI of your relationship.

5 Unexpected Ways to Control Supply Chain Costs in 2023

Speaker: Todd Simms and Andy Johnson

Join industry experts Todd Simms and Andy Johnson as they break down five budget line items that ballooned out of control in 2022 and strategies to control them in 2023.

How to Make Technology a Friend, Not a Foe

Talking Logistics

We live in an age when our technology devices are so intuitive that any 3-year-old can download the apps for Pokémon, Lego Duplo World, or their favorite game in 30 seconds on an iPhone.

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Truckload Pricing Dynamics with Jon Payne

The Logistics of Logistics

Jon Payne and Joe Lynch discuss truckload pricing dynamics. Jon is the Director of Pricing Strategy & Analytics at Loadsmart , a freight technology company that is removing the barriers between shippers and carriers so freight can move in the most efficient, transparent and automated way.

Insider’s View on Small Parcel Shipping: Working Effectively with Carriers

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Dean Maciuba served UPS and FedEx for over 37 years, working in senior sales and operations roles. His experience gives him a unique and in-depth view into nearly all aspects of small parcel shipping, including the role of parcel carriers and fulfillment service providers.

Across the Pond: The European Transportation Market (July 2022)

Talking Logistics

Author’s Note: I was asked by Transporeon (a Talking Logistics sponsor) to look at what is happening in the European transportation market and they provided me with access to their Transporeon Insights market data for additional insights and perspective.

The Best Supply Chain Company You Have Never Heard Of

Logistics Viewpoints

Michael Jacobs, Senior Vice President Supply Chain, Ferguson. Ferguson PLC, value added distributor of plumbing and heating products, came out with their third quarter results on June 14 th.

Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

REPOST: Owning The Customer Experience with Larry Gordon

The Logistics of Logistics

Owning The Customer Experience with Larry Gordon. Larry Gordon and Joe Lynch discuss owning the customer experience.

Trucking industry concerned about SEC’s proposed climate rules

Supply Chain and Logistics

This article is interesting because of the dilemma of small trucking firms. The SEC will soon require disclosure of climate impact by companies, which will include how they ship their goods. There are scope 1, scope 2 and scope 3 … Continue reading → Logistics Sustainability emissions ESG sustainability

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (July 22, 2022)

Talking Logistics

Shortly after Facebook started talking about The Metaverse and changed its corporate name to Meta, another “-verse” was introduced: Icelandverse. As the video explains, “The Icelandverse is unlike any other open-world experience with ‘-verse’ in name, because it’s real.

This Week in Logistics News (July 16 – 22)

Logistics Viewpoints

The future is here. Literally. And I’m not talking about the future of home delivery with drones or robots (more on that later). Today, July 22, 2022, is George Jetson’s birthday. As in the actual day he was born.

5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

Four Ways Trinity Improves Your Freight Agent Business

Trinity Logistics

Hello there. I’m Holly, Trinity’s friendly neighborhood freight Agent Recruiter. Every day I have the privilege of working with our Authorized Agents as well as finding new freight agent businesses to welcome into the Trinity family.

Container glut pushes down second-hand prices, but carriers still ordering new

Supply Chain and Logistics

There are now too many containers in the world. And they are cluttering up the ports and yards we need to move containers through. And they cause detention and demurrage charges, because lines won’t move them out of ports. The … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains container shipping container storage empty containers

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes – Plus Indago Highlights (Q2 2022)

Talking Logistics

It’s halftime. Unlike the Super Bowl, there are no funny commercials or halftime shows to keep us entertained. Chances are the first half of 2022 didn’t go exactly as planned, just like in 2020 and 2021. So, the question now in the supply chain locker room is, what adjustments do you need to make to.

Overdrive's 2022 Pride & Polish competition

Overdrive Online

The Pride & Polish virtual truck beauty show gives contestants a chance to show off their rigs and be chosen by their peers as the best of the best. Submissions are being accepted through Sept. Enter your rig for 2022 show-season bragging rights. Pride & Polish

6 Ways Video Telematics Improves Driver Safety

An in-cab dash cam video system can help fleet operators significantly reduce risky driving, costly legal judgments, and insurance costs. Download the eBook and learn 6 ways to improve driver safety by using dash cams on your trucks.

Positive drug tests in transportation jobs on the rise

Commercial Carrier Journal

After 5 years of steady declines in several drug categories, positivity rates based on urine drug tests for the federally mandated, safety-sensitive workforce (including truck drivers) increased in 2021. Workforce

C2A Security Releases Cybersecurity Management for EV Ecosystem

NGT News

C2A Security, a provider of electric vehicle-focused cybersecurity solutions, has released EVSec, a new cybersecurity management system that automates cybersecurity for the electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem, which includes the vehicle, charging station, grid and their communications protocol.

Why Resiliency Is The New Efficiency – And What You Can Do About It

Talking Logistics

Who was America’s first business consultant? A good candidate would be Frederick Winslow Taylor, the “scientific management” guy from 100 years ago.

Jacobs to present emissions-reduction technologies at IAA

Fleet Owner

Jacobs Vehicle Systems will showcase its latest engine retarding and valve actuation technologies at IAA Transportation 2022. The focus will be on cylinder deactivation technology and Jacobs' modular valvetrain concepts. Equipment

Gain a Competitive Edge: The Importance of a Supplier Diversity Program

Speaker: Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence at Insight Sourcing Group, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs, and how you can gain unique competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

Test drive: Peterbilt's refreshed Model 579

Commercial Carrier Journal

Peterbilt's new Model 579 is the perfect blend of new school tech and old school trucking. Test Drives

Inspection levels down, moving violations up

Overdrive Online

A very small number of states in 2021 show inspection levels at or above 2019, as a new emphasis in some on Level 3 driver inspections following traffic stops pushes moving violations to new heights. Download the 2022 CSA's Data Trail update for more. CSA's Data Trail

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Employees Want Workplace Well-Being Programs

Material Handling and Logistics

Companies are underestimating how much employees are struggling with their well-being, says Deloitte study. Labor Management

The 'messy middle' is getting messier

Fleet Owner

The 'messy middle'—the time between now and a zero-emission future—has become more complicated as more alternatives to diesel enter the market. Managers must weigh options carefully while knowing the choice may not be permanent. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

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Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

Ward Transport and Logistics acquiring Quality Cartage

Commercial Carrier Journal

Ward Transport and Logistics books the ninth acquisition among CCJ's Top 250 for-hire carriers in less than two months. Business

Trucking authority revocations paint a misleading picture

Overdrive Online

Something strange is unfolding in the economy and in trucking specifically, but in the race to understand and measure the problem, economists and trucking commentators might be missing the big picture on authority revocations. Business

Electric Shipping Sooner Than Expected

MTS Logistics

The Future of Shipping might be here. As discussed on More Than Shipping of late, there is a large movement in the shipping industry to move towards a carbon neutral future.

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