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Five Ways to Avoid, Absorb and Recover from Supply Chain Disruptions

Supply Chain Brain

Supply chain resiliency is the ability of an organization to avoid, absorb and recover from the business impact of disruptions through a risk-balanced approach to product, supply chain strategy and network design

The Power of the Network: ERP vs. Spend Management

Logistics Viewpoints

Alex Zhong, Director Product Marketing at GEP.

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Selling in Tough Times with Nick Strober and Melanie Flores

The Logistics of Logistics

Nick Strober , Melanie Flores and Joe Lynch discuss selling in tough times. Nick is a Senior Account Executive and Team Leader at Lean Solutions Group , and Melanie is the Director of Solutions Consulting at Symtrain. About Nick Strober.

What 3PLs Need to Know About Foodservice in 2022

Food Logistics

The foodservice industry’s transformation and bounce back from original COVID-19 lockdowns bring about new challenges and opportunities for third-party logistics. Here’s what you need to know. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

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.

Editor’s Choice: 6 Reasons Why Companies Need IoT

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Choice ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. This article is from Kirk Carlsen, Director of PLM Product Marketing at Oracle, and looks at the importance of IoT. During my time as a professional cyclist, I learned that the more information and technology I could leverage, the faster I rode.

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Shipping Heavy Items: Costs, Services, & Solutions

Ship Monk

If your eCommerce business sells lanyard bracelets or fuzzy socks, shipping costs and shipping processes are easier than, say, if you sell grand pianos or plasma televisions. That’s just the way it goes.

The Great Import Slowdown: When Will Shipments Bounce Back and Return to Normal?

MTS Logistics

Since May 2020, at the beginning of the Covid pandemic, there has been a relentless import surge, month-over-month, which caught many by surprise. However, this was anticipated by us and covered at that time.

4 Key Tips in Getting a Supply Chain Job

Logistics Bureau

How to get in, get on, and secure your Supply Chain career? Here are 4 things to consider. Related articles on this topic have appeared throughout our website, check them out: Pursuing a Career in Logistics and Supply Chain. How to Get a Job in the Supply Chain Sector.

DHL Supply Chain’s Digital Transformation in the Warehouse

Logistics Viewpoints

In 2018, DHL Supply Chain announced its plans to deploy emerging technologies in 350 of its North American facilities. My colleagues and I often have the opportunity to discuss initiatives such as this with company executives.

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.

Why is XPO Spinning Off RXO with Drew Wilkerson

The Logistics of Logistics

Drew Wilkerson and Joe Lynch discuss why XPO spinning off RXO. Drew is North American Transportation, XPO and CEO-elect of RXO. About Drew Wilkerson. Drew Wilkerson is the President, North American Transportation, XPO and CEO-elect of RXO.

The Latest Look at CBD Distribution and Fulfillment Requirements

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Great news: CBD oil stays fresh for a year or longer. Not-so-great news: CBD information doesn’t. As federal and state authorities continue to refine their regulatory stance on a wide variety of industrial hemp issues, the latest advice can lose its accuracy in a matter of months.

Overcoming Tight Capacity: The Growth of LTL and Shipment Collaboration

Talking Logistics

Volatility is the new normal in the transportation industry, with consumer behavior and market conditions (read: inflation, fuel prices). Shippers and carriers are regularly challenged to accommodate the impact, from tight capacity to delays and high costs.

Kern County Board greenlights 3 million TEU Mojave Inland Port

Supply Chain and Logistics

The LA and Long Beach Ports have gone ahead by obtaining approval from Kern County Supervisors for a large inland port in Mojave CA.

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.

Understanding WMS in the Cloud with Dan Gilmore

The Logistics of Logistics

Dan Gilmore and Joe Lynch discuss WMS in the Cloud. Dan is the Chief Marketing Officer at Softeon , a global provider of innovative supply chain solutions that delivers supply chain success – every time. About Dan Gilmore.

Can You Do Custom Order Fulfillment at Scale?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

B2C brands will break the bank on marketing and merchandising programs to attract and convert customers. But then they’ll cheap out on the packaging and create a totally forgettable brand experience for customers when they receive the product

The Unintended Consequences of Inconsistent Freight Procurement

Talking Logistics

When you think of supply chain management, capabilities such as agility, responsiveness, and flexibility often come to mind.

Klaipeda looks to position itself as the Blue Economy capital of the Baltics

Supply Chain and Logistics

Klaipeda is in Lithuania, the only substantial port in that country. Geographically it is well-positioned for the maritime industry of the Baltic Sea. A map is instructive.

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.

Editor’s Choice: Creating Full Truckload Budgets in a Volatile Market

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Choice ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. Today’s article comes from Emerge, and looks at how to create full truckload budgets in a volatile market.

Food Logistics Names Trinity Logistics a Top 3PL & Cold Storage Provider for 2022

Trinity Logistics

Trinity Logistics , a Burris Logistics company , is proud to share that Food Logistics has named the company as a recipient of the 2022 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers Award.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 19, 2022)

Talking Logistics

Sorry for the delay in receiving this post today. I went for a bike ride this morning with my oldest son, who is going back to college tomorrow. Sometimes you have to hit the pause button on work and enjoy life. Without further delay, here is the supply chain and logistics news that caught my.

Pioneering US shipper network reimagines how retailers and brands deliver

Supply Chain and Logistics

American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) is spearheading a new concept in supply chain organization for retailers. It has set up Quiet Platforms, a cooperative group for retailers which will handle the logistics for fulfillment. The base for Quiet Platforms was established … Continue reading → Logistics Supply Chains carrier sharing cooperative logistics fulfillment inventory pooling inventory savings last mile pools routing shared logistics supply chains

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.

This Week in Logistics News (August 13 – 19)

Logistics Viewpoints

Some spices are meant to be grown and used year-round. Personally, I’m a fan of a few that I grow in my garden, such as mint, basil, and chives. Then there are the store-bought standbys, such as oregano, onion granules, garlic granules, and the basis of almost all recipes (along with salt), pepper.

U.S. Xpress sales chief to depart

Fleet Owner

The exit of the former Whirlpool VP adds to the list of recent executive departures as the company looks to control its costs. Fleet CEO wants to streamline the carrier's structure as he looks to get a better handle on the company’s Variant unit.

Florida brake inspection video at number one spot as Brake Safety Week rolls into view

Commercial Carrier Journal

Brake Safety Weeks kicks off this Sunday. To help prepare, check out CCJ's most popular maintenance video, a brake system inspection conducted by a former truck mechanic turned FHP truck inspector. Maintenance

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Turning point? Port of LA boss sees imports ‘easing’ lower in August

Supply Chain and Logistics

What’s interesting to me here is the landside issues section. Rail remains challenged. LA Port can’t get enough trains in to pick up containers. There are now 33000 containers waiting for pickup by rail. Over 20000 have been there 9 … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Supply Chains container shipping ocean shipping port congestion ports

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.

Ford Builds Super Duty Hydrogen Electric Trucks for SoCalGas

NGT News

Southern California Gas Co. SoCalGas) is working with Ford Motor Co. on a demonstration project to reduce commercial fleet emissions by developing a F-550 Super Duty hydrogen fuel cell electric truck. This collaboration is part of the U.S.

August 2022 Freight Market Update

Trinity Logistics

Stay up to date on the latest information on conditions impacting the freight market, curated by Trinity Logistics through our Freightwaves Sonar subscription. Not Interested in Reading? check OUT our Video Instead! DOWNWARD TRENDS, BUT UPWARD POTENTIAL.

How Steve Kron took his 2001 International above 10 mpg

Overdrive Online

Steve Kron is a miles-per-gallon pioneer. He’s not running a newer truck, and has added little in the way of electronics-enabled technology. He’s just an owner-operator with a distinct ability to look outside the box for effective tactics to boost mpg. Overdrive Extra