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Five Ways Shippers Can Reduce Risk as Peak Season Arrives

Supply Chain Brain

Despite the pandemonium of COVID-19, there are ways to reduce risk to smaller retailers as peak season approaches.

Practical use of Augmented Reality and AI in the Manufacturing Industry

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Benefits of Outsourcing Logistics | Advantages of 3PL Services

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Benefits of Outsourcing Logistics | Advantages of 3PL Services | Image Source: istockphoto.com. What is logistics outsourcing?

Becoming a World Class Shipper with Robert DeBellefeuille

The Logistics of Logistics

Robert DeBellefeuille and Joe Lynch discuss his company’s journey to becoming a world class shipper. Robert is the Manager of Global Logistics at Jamieson Wellness , Canada’s leading branded manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of high-quality natural health products.

The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? In this webinar, you’ll gain actionable insights from Olivia Montgomery as she walks us through Capterra’s extensive research on how businesses - notably small and midsize businesses - are addressing supply chain challenges in 2023.

Save Money with These Holiday Shipping Tips for Small Businesses

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Get ahead of your competition with smart shipping tips that can help small businesses plan for success and avoid costly mistakes during the busiest time of year

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4 Keys for Unlocking a Successful Logistics Partnership

Talking Logistics

Logistics remains fragmented and broken, and nearly every participant in the ecosystem is struggling. Cross-border freight with Mexico is a $70.3

Digital Freight Matching Roundtable: Sky’s the limit

Logistics Management

As the need to secure capacity quickly and efficiently grows, DFM continues to build market share and investor interest—and put increased pressure on traditional brokers

Simplify Challenging Delivery Routes with Last Mile Optimization

MercuryGate

Booming e-commerce and home delivery industries increased consumer expectations for speed and visibility. Large online retailers assertively managed to establish expectations for delivery in hours, not days.

What Can A 3PL Invest in Today to Remain Competitive for Tomorrow?

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC Advisory Group’s research on the warehouse technology markets ( WMS , Warehouse Automation , and Mobile Warehouse Robotic s) shows that 3PLs are prominent investors in technology.

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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.

More VUCA Ahead with Oren Zaslansky

The Logistics of Logistics

Oren Zaslansky and Joe Lynch discuss more VUCA ahead. Oren is the Founder and CEO of Flock Freight , a Certified B Corporation that’s been reinventing freight shipping since 2015. About Oren Zaslansky.

For Veterans Day, DB Schenker Salutes Team Members Who Served in the Military

Now, That's Logistics

DB Schenker honors all of its team members who served in the military, including nine that shared their career, service and life stories with us this Veterans Day.

Industry Outlook: Manufacturing Trends

Trinity Logistics

Many of today’s manufacturing trends are in line with the industry’s goals to improve processes, create more efficiency, and meet consumer demand.

Why Digitalizing Sourcing is a Must for Supply Chain Resilience

Logistics Viewpoints

As global supply chains continue to tackle ongoing disruptions, one major headwind that most organizations are faced with is the inflationary environment we are living through. This is starting to mount cost pressures just at the time when additional investments are needed to build resilience.

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.

REPOST: What is Dynamic Pricing with Dawn Salvucci Favier

The Logistics of Logistics

Dawn Salvucci-Favier and Joe Lynch answer the question what is dynamic pricing.

Five Good Things: Giving thanks to veterans and drivers who served

Fleet Owner

Turkey Day is this month—and it’s also a time that two truck-stop chains and an industry trade group do extra to honor veterans inside the cab, in the line of fire, and those who are back home. Plus: a top company for women in trucking. Perspectives / Five Good Things

Important Lessons Learned in Transportation Procurement Management

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of a research report published recently, “No More ‘Set It and Forget It’ – And Other Important Lessons Learned in Transportation Procurement Management.”

Top Supply Chain Trends for 2023 and Beyond

Logistics Viewpoints

Inflation is Broad Based. As we near the end of the year, many supply chain executives will become embroiled in their firm’s annual strategic planning process.

A Deep Dive Into Supply Chain Strategy: 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 design in this post-pandemic era of economic uncertainty.

Mississippi barge quagmire leaves exporters looking for alternative routes

Supply Chain and Logistics

Low water in the Mississippi river is hampering barge traffic. This river is a main pathway for soybean exports, which travel downriver to the New Orleans area to be loaded for the Far East. Barge traffic is much cheaper than … Continue reading → Logistics Supply Chains barges disaster disruption drought low water Mississippi River supply chains sustainability

Steps to keeping older assets on the road

Fleet Owner

Keeping aging trucks running smoothly is more important than ever with supply chain issues, so ensure your preventive maintenance is planned out and you're paying attention to the right information with these simple steps. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

Key Takeaways From SAP Logistics Info Days 2022

Talking Logistics

Many people still equate SAP with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and other solutions for “inside the four walls” business processes.

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Hours of service, late shifts 'kills' workers, here's how to fight back

Commercial Carrier Journal

When the clock rolled back in early November, the trucking world got one of the few breaks it gets all year. Learn how blue lights in screens and harmful sleeping practices are killing trucking workers, and how to avoid it. Workforce / Safety

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.

Owner-operators, fleets honor veterans with patriotic rigs

Overdrive Online

While many banks, schools and government offices may be closed today to observe Veterans Day, the trucking business in large part keeps rolling. Catch views of how a number of owner-operators and fleets honor veterans 24/7 with their trucks themselves. Custom Rigs

The three paths to decarbonizing trucking

Fleet Owner

As much noise as there is in the debates surrounding decarbonization, all solutions for sustainable trucking lie upon one these three paths. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

Types of Ecommerce Inventory from Beginning to Ending

Ship Monk

“Inventory” is a tricky word because it means different things to different people. If you are an inventory manager, inventory is the number of units you have on hand at any given time. If you are an accountant, inventory is an asset on a balance sheet tracked by its monetary value.

Can Tesla Semi pass the Pepsi Challenge?

Commercial Carrier Journal

How does Tesla's Semi get more than twice the average range of every other commercial truck at a similar curb weight? Or does it? Alternative power / Battery electric

How to Gain a Competitive Edge: A Deep Dive Into Supplier Diversity Programs

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, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs and how you can gain invaluable competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

US Rail Supply Chain Challenges and How DGL Finds Solutions for Importers Using Rail

Dedola Global Logistics

US Rail Supply Chain Challenges & How DGL Finds Solutions for Importers Using Rail. The global supply chain continues to be volatile in a post-covid world.

Ruan Transportation acquires dedicated carrier NTB

Fleet Owner

Through the acquisition, Ruan will adopt NTB’s fleet of more than 235 trucks and 270 employees that haul groceries in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Ohio, Kentucky, and Wisconsin. Operations

North Carolina-based small fleet's 2018 Kenworth W900

Overdrive Online

Operator Chase Hedgepeth showed the rig at the 2022 Mayberry Truck Show in Mt. Airy, North Carolina, where it was recognized as a "Top Notch 10" truck -- one of the 10 best from the states of North Carolina and Virginia. Custom Rigs