Sat.Sep 28, 2019 - Fri.Oct 04, 2019

How to Prevent Theft in the Warehouse

Cyzerg

Theft is not a new problem for the warehouse. Its negative implications not only places you, your staff, and your expensive goods in danger, but it also exposes security loopholes that endangers the reputation of your warehouse.

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Reasons for self-driving semis start to add up

Fleet Owner

Self-driving trucks are getting closer to becoming a reality, and the reasons why that's a good thing keep on rolling in

How are Ships Made?

More Than Shipping

Have you ever wondered why a tiny stone sinks, but a vessel, 1,200 feet long, 216 feet wide, 252 feet high and weighing 227,000 tons, could remain on the water surface? How do ships float? How are ships they made ?

Inspiring the Next Generation of Manufacturing Employees

Material Handling and Logistics

Creating a people-centric culture will help attract and retain the Gen Z workforce

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Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Warehouse Management Analytics: What You Need to Know

Cerasis

The rise of e-commerce was a significant change for supply chain managers and leaders. Customers now have access to anything their hearts desire, and inventory management has become a new animal.

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What is a Network-Based Platform?

Kuebix

Every year there are new buzzwords about technology circulating the industry. You probably see terms like blockchain, internet of things (IoT) and big data regularly take over your inbox. The latest trend revolutionizing the software and technology space are Network-Based Platforms.

Companies Still Behind on Digital Transformation of Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

Fear of change and data challenges are roadblocks to companies adopting a digital strategy

20 Things to Know about Supply Chain Digital Transformations

Logistics Viewpoints

There are twenty things companies need to know if they are contemplating a digital supply chain transformation. One thing that is very important, is that they learn about a new set of solutions called Supply Chain Collaboration Networks.

Follow the fleets

Fleet Owner

We are getting close to the official kick off of Run on Less Regional. On Monday, Oct. 7, all 10 fleets participating in the Run will begin covering them delivering real freight over a variety of regional routes. There are several reasons I think yo

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.

3PL Challenges and Trends: How Technology Can Drive Value

Talking Logistics

Customer expectations are becoming more demanding across all industries, but that is especially true in the third-party logistics (3PL) industry. Companies are relying on their 3PL partners more than ever to help them succeed in today’s marketplace, which means 3PLs have to keep pace with their customers’ expanding expectations. What are some of the challenges. Read more 3PL Challenges and Trends: How Technology Can Drive Value.

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Retailers and Carriers are Increasing Labor Ahead of the Holiday Shopping Season

Kuebix

Fall is here and retailers are already preparing to get in the holiday spirit! Many businesses announced their seasonal hiring plans before summer ended. A recent Indeed holiday hiring survey indicates that holiday job searches per million job seekers rose by 11% in comparison to last year.

Big HR tips for small fleets

Truck News

No matter the size of the company, a business cannot thrive without a team of reliable, competent, well-managed people. And smaller companies face more challenges in this regard.

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Crash and learn: Study offers truck accident data

Fleet Owner

The whos, whats, whens, wheres and whys of big-rig wrecks

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Automated Order Processing and Proactive Inventory Management

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

Organizations need to focus on demand driven supply planning, utilizing real time information on customer orders from all marketplaces (e-commence, Amazon - or other online retailers, and point of sale data from brick and mortar). Focusing on this information once per month during the S&OP meeting is too late for all business units to align. Companies should have seamless integration between order entry, inventory management, forecasting and supply planning models and purchase order status to sense risk, pull levers to mitigate potential risk, and communicate within and outside the organization. This is especially important for new product releases, in store programs or promotions (sales, end caps, PDQ. etc) or online promotions (company run or 3rd party). Depending on total supply chain lead time, not having real time visibility and analysis of this information can significantly affect sales and the bottom line.

Rent the Runway: The Consequences of Failed Delivery

Talking Logistics

Delivery has always been part of the order fulfillment process, but it’s only been in recent years that it has emerged from the shadows, from being a cost center and a back-end process to becoming a competitive differentiator and a key driver of customer experience.

Prescriptive Analytics is Going Mainstream. Is your Organization Ready?

AIMMS

With rising supply chain complexity, organizations are racing to improve the pace and quality of decision-making. To do this, many are relying on prescriptive analytics. According to Gartner, 11% of mid and large-sized enterprises currently have some form of prescriptive analytics.

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September manufacturing output falls for second straight month, reports ISM

Logistics Management

The report’s key metric, the PMI, declined 1.3% to 47.8 1 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), following a 2.1% decline from July to August

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Registration opens for FMCSA's drug, alcohol clearinghouse

Fleet Owner

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has officially opened registration for the long-awaited drug and alcohol clearinghouse. The clearinghouse is a secure database that allows FMCSA and others to identify commercial drivers

Parts Town: An O2C Journey from Manual Processing to Digital Transformation

Speaker: Sarah Gibson, Platinum Operations Manager

The order-to-cash (O2C) process is often considered the lifeblood of an organization. It’s why so many business leaders are looking to next generation of O2C solutions to unlock value across their enterprise — value that’s necessary to remain competitive. Join us for an educational webinar with guest speaker, Sarah Gibson of Parts Town, as she takes attendees through her company’s digital transformation journey.

Ugh. As If. Applications Are So Yesterday

Talking Logistics

“I believe in the power of shared data and technology to build a better future.” Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen probably didn’t have supply chain in mind when he said this, yet the statement resonates truer than ever in our industry.

DOL Raises Minimum Salary for Overtime

Material Handling and Logistics

Employers need to plan now for January 1 change

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WorkWave Recognized for its Top Routing and Fleet Management Solutions

WorkWave

Time To Read: 3 minutes. WorkWave Route Manager Receives Recognition by FeaturedCustomers and The 2019 SaaS Awards.

Ruth Lopez named 2019 Influential Woman in Trucking

Fleet Owner

Lopez has served as a co-chair for Ryder’s Women’s Leadership Forum, whose mission is to support the attraction, retention and development of women

How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

N.J. Takes First Step Toward Establishing EV Incentive Program

NGT News

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has approved a request for quotation (RFQ) to hire a consultant to develop and administer an electric vehicle (EV) program. The RFQ is a first step in developing a program to achieve Gov. Phil Murphy’s pledge to achieve 330,000 EVs on the road by 2025.

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Understanding Parcel Carrier Rate Programs and the Negotiation Process

Logistics Trends and Insights

By Dean Maciuba. FedEx recently announced their 2020 rate increase and UPS will be doing the same very soon. As a shipper, you are probably all over this if your parcel spend is more than $1,000,000/yr. and you have a dedicated logistics specialist responsible for managing the pricing process.

IMO 2020 is being addressed by handful of innovative transport providers months before deadline

Logistics Management

GP Global has marked a milestone with the successful delivery of the first International Maritime Organization (IMO) 2020 compliant bunker load of low sulphur fuel oil (LSFO

Anheuser-Busch, BYD join for largest Class 8 electric truck deployment

Fleet Owner

BYD also announces further expansion into New Jersey, but could face challenges if Congress bans use of federal dollars to buy buses subsidized by the Chinese government.

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up. Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? It's 2019, and consumers are expecting shipping to be cheap and quick, but that can turn into a real headache from the shipper's side of the equation if you don't make the appropriate changes. But what changes do you even need to make? Join Hannah Testani, COO of Intelligent Audit, as she takes us through the reasons why your shipping could cost so much, and how to use big data and digital transformation to move the needle on your transportation spend.