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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. .

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Practical use of Augmented Reality and AI in the Manufacturing Industry

Supply Chain Brain

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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? Utilizing one or more logistics service providers to handle all of your logistics needs, from inventory management through order preparation and delivery, is known as outsourcing logistics. This directly and broadly translates to the organization having more warehouses and fewer personnel, which a fortiori means that your transport and logistics plan will be optimized.

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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. About Robert DeBellefeuille. Robert DeBellefeuille is the Manager of Global Logistics at Jamieson Wellness, Canada’s leading branded manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of high-quality natural health products.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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Save Money with These Holiday Shipping Tips for Small Businesses

Freightquote

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 billion market, but ongoing strains from shipping delays, looming driver shortages, and fluctuating consumer prices have exposed the fragility of our global supply chains – making the need for industry-wide transformation more urgent than.

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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.

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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. These expectations subsequently landed on small retailers and transportation providers, and they highlight the need for improved optimization in the world’s most challenging delivery routes – LTL and last mile delivery.

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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. Other end-user based research we have conducted shows the pressures of e-commerce fulfillment demands, labor shortages, and tight margins are factors driving these investments.

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Rethinking Direct Materials Sourcing: The Tools You Need To Manage Costs, Risks and Sustainability

Direct materials sourcing is evolving, with procurement now tasked not only with cost efficiency but managing sustainability and risk management. The environment is marked by heightened demand and expectations, compounded by challenges such as rising input prices, supply chain disruptions and geopolitical tensions. While some embrace cutting-edge tools like AI and blockchain for global trade functions, others lag in technology adoption.

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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. Raised by parents who worked for a van line and later started their own freight forwarders, Oren has deep-seated roots in logistics and entrepreneurship.

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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. Originally called “Armistice Day,” Veterans Day takes place every November 11 th and is a time for everyone to pay their respects to all those who have served their country. DB Schenker salutes all of the team members who served in the military.

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Pilot Freight Services opens up new locations in Austin and Omaha

Logistics Management

Pilot said these new locations will provide shippers with various services, including first, middle, and last mile via air, ground and ocean integrated with Maersk’s logistics and services.

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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. Before executives do that, it is worth reviewing the top trends that will be impacting supply chain management for the coming year and beyond. What follows are the top trends executives need to be paying attention to before their strategic planning meetings commence.

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How to Conduct Workplace Incident Investigations to Create Safer Workplaces

This white paper provides a comprehensive overview of global workplace incident trends, focusing on the top three biases leading to such incidents. It also highlights the significance of CSA Z1005 as a risk management standard and outlines the ROI of thorough incident investigations, covering emergency response to post-incident interviews. Additionally, it introduces an Investigation Evidence Gathering Matrix.

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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. Dawn is the CEO and Chief Product Officer at Greenscreens.ai , a dynamic pricing infrastructure for the truckload spot rate market that delivers buy and sell-side market intelligence and business insights to help companies grow and protect their margins. About Dawn Salvucci-Favier.

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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.” The research, conducted by Adelante SCM and commissioned by Emerge, explores how shippers and carriers can transform their approach to transportation procurement moving forward and.

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Transportation Best Practices and Trends: Hand of regulation weighs heavy

Logistics Management

We take our annual dive into the world of trucking regulations and explore what’s happening and what could lie ahead for both carriers and shippers as they attempt to stay afloat in the jetsam of acronyms and agencies.

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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.

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Brick & Mortar Retail Relevance: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

Let's set the record straight: in-store retail isn't dead - it's evolving! Faced with the digital age and the demands of omnichannel shopping, some retailers are thriving while others are struggling to adapt. Join Jay Black in this exclusive session as he explores the strategies that set successful stores apart, including: Crafting unique and unforgettable in-store experiences 🛍️ Mastering the art of retail demands 🛒 Navigating inventory challenges in today's climate 📦 an

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How to Protect Against Holiday Cargo Theft

Supply Chain Brain

It might be the most wonderful time of the year for retailers looking to capitalize on fourth-quarter sales goals, but cargo thieves are planning to intercept vulnerable packages for a payday of their own.

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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.

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UPS heralds new Dublin-based healthcare facility set to open in 2023

Logistics Management

Atlanta-based global freight transportation and logistics services provider UPS recently announced that its UPS Healthcare subsidiary is gearing up for an expansion in Ireland, with what it called a Dublin-based “first of its kind healthcare facility” set to open in late 2023.

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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. The reality, however, is that SAP (a Talking Logistics sponsor) has a significant presence in the logistics realm too, and logistics remains an important focus area for the company moving forward. This was one of. Read more Key Takeaways From SAP Logistics Info Days 2022.

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How Intent Data Helps Marketers Convert A-List Accounts

One of the biggest challenges for any B2B marketer is understanding your prospects’ next move — who is most likely to buy and when. Without these insights, marketing campaigns can feel more like guesswork, with high investment and little return. We’re here to tell you there’s a better way. By tracking buyers’ digital footprints and online activity, such as website visits, product reviews, and spikes in content consumption, you can engage prospects with a message that really resonates.

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Transforming the Supply Chain Industry With Gender Diversity

Supply Chain Brain

Overcoming significant gender gaps in the supply chain industry will be critical for business success and more agile supply chains.

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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.

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New container terminal in Baltimore adds to growing logistics hub at old Bethlehem Steel location

Logistics Management

A huge 165-acre terminal and logistics hub with an on-dock rail facility is being built at the former site of the Bethlehem Steel plant in Sparrows Point. It is expected to ease capacity issues for Conrail and also boost growth at the Port of Baltimore, the nation’s 12th-largest maritime facility.

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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. The manufacturing industry has seen challenges, from changes in the way people work to the rapid growth in demand, with many of these challenges accelerated by the recent covid-19 pandemic. So, what evolutions and challenges are the manufacturing industry currently facing?

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GEP Outlook Report 2024

Procurement and supply chain leaders have faced their share of disruption and economic turmoil these past four years. Whether from geopolitical tensions or the havoc caused by the pandemic and its aftershocks, plenty of challenges remain. Despite this, leaders are seeing a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel — inflation is decreasing, interest rates are leveling off and supply chain volatility is easing.

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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.

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Foxconn Investment Enables Lordstown to Expand EV Manufacturing Program

NGT News

Lordstown Motors Corp., an original equipment manufacturer of electric vehicles (EV) focused on the commercial fleet market, and Foxconn Ventures Pte. Ltd., an affiliate of global technology company Hon Hai Technology Group, have reached an agreement pursuant to which Foxconn agreed to make additional equity investments in LMC. The investments will be in the form […].

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2022 Trade Update: Who’s on first?

Logistics Management

Here are a few highlights of the key regulatory changes that took place over the course of 2022 that made an impact on U.S. imports and exports. Our trade compliance specialist sets out to help supply chain and logistics organizations manage each new twist and turn in the ever-changing field of compliance.