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2023 Rate Outlook: Will shippers catch a break?

Logistics Management

Our annual gathering of freight transportation industry analysts reveals some common themes, largely around the notion that rates are not likely to increase much—if at all—in some modes and will continue declining in others. Does this mean things are stabilizing

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How does a driverless truck react to tire issues?

Commercial Carrier Journal

Among the concerns with truly driverless trucks is how it would safely travel on slick and wet roads, or handle a sudden tire failure, when a person isn't onboard to judge and compensate accordingly. Equipment controls / Autonomous

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How Predictive Analytics Can Help Supply Chains to Thrive

Supply Chain Brain

Supply chain factors governing a company’s bottom line are highly unpredictable. The solution lies in predictive analytics

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Southwest Airlines Puts Spotlight on Another Supply Chain Weak Link

Talking Logistics

By now, you’ve probably read all about Southwest Airlines’ operations meltdown during the holidays. While bad weather played a part, so did another factor that is getting a lot of attention now: technical debt.

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How Top Food Shippers are Navigating Supply Chain Disruptions in 2023

Speaker: Glenn Koepke and Melissa Wreath

On February 2nd, join FourKites and ArrowStream to learn what food & beverage suppliers, restaurant operators, and other industry leaders are doing to address the labor and talent management issues affecting the food and restaurant supply chains today.

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Insights on Fulfillment and Operations Management

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

On a recent episode of the Unboxing Fulfillment Podcast , host Harry Drajpuch chatted with supply chain veteran, Jim Tompkins, on a range of issues related to fulfillment and operations management.

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3 Reasons Why International Shipping From the U.S. Will Be Painless in 2023

MTS Logistics

After more than two years of a global pandemic and its aftershocks, the U.S. supply chain for exports is calming down. Frankly, back in July 2022, I thought strongly that it would take until the end of Q1 2023 to see more stability in the U.S. exports supply chain.

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Freight Agent: Is Your Business Ready to Go to the Next Level?

Trinity Logistics

Every day, all day, your life as a Freight Agent is a steady stream of fires that need to be extinguished. From negotiations to late deliveries, and the phone ringing off the hook, keeping your head above water is the only thing that you dream about at the end of each day.

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How to Navigate the Complexities of Retail Fulfillment

Supply Chain Brain

There’s an abundant amount of new technology hitting the market to help automate fulfillment, keep shelves stocked and improve the bottom line

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How to Work Through Labor Shortages to Fulfill Orders

GoShip Blog

Labor shortages occur when the demand for workers in a particular industry exceeds the supply of people who are qualified and willing to take the job. In logistics, labor shortage puts a strain on the supply chain, making it difficult for businesses to fulfill orders.

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The Great Supply Chain Gear-Up: Sustainability and Agility for 2023

Speaker: Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev

Join Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev, for an insightful overview of general supply chain best practices, how to build a more sustainable supply chain, and navigating post-pandemic supply challenges.

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The Bloomberg of Freight with Mary O’Connell

The Logistics of Logistics

Mary O’Connell and Joe Lynch discuss the Bloomberg of Freight. Mary is a podcast host and writer for FreightWaves , the leader in global supply chain market intelligence. About Mary O’Connell.

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4 Common Warehouse Problems and How to Solve Them

Cyzerg

Managing a warehouse has always been challenging; you must tackle several problems all at the same time to ensure smooth operations. If warehouse problems are not tackled, the efficiency and productivity of warehouse operations are greatly affected.

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Top 15 Logistics Stories of 2022

Logistics Viewpoints

In early November, my colleague Steve Banker wrote an article looking at the top supply chain trends for 2023 and beyond.

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Supply Chain Talent Management (Insights from Indago)

Talking Logistics

As I highlighted last February in “The Labor Shortage Problem: Why It’s Bigger Than You Think And How To Address It,” which included insights from a presentation by labor economist Ron Hetrick titled “The Demographic Drought,” there are various factors leading to decreased labor availability around the world.

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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.

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The Amplio Story with Trey Closson

The Logistics of Logistics

Trey Closson and Joe Lynch discuss the Amplio story. Trey is the Co-founder and CEO at Amplio , an Atlanta based tech firm that predicts and prevents material and parts shortage for companies in the electronic manufacturing space. About Trey Closson.

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Biden climate blueprint promotes modal shift away from trucks

Supply Chain and Logistics

Building on the idea that maritime and rail generate less carbon than trucks, the blueprint for decarbonization suggests shifting transport to those means. That’s easier said than done. The EU has been working hard for some years on a modal … Continue reading → Logistics Strategy Supply Chains carbon emissions decarbonization emissions intermodal regulation supply chains US government

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This Week in Logistics News (January 7 – 13)

Logistics Viewpoints

World records are such an interesting thing. My kids, for example, are always interested in getting their hands on the newest Guinness Book of World Records, and seeing what kind of crazy things are in there.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (January 13, 2023)

Talking Logistics

I won $2 this week by forgetting to play Mega Millions. What are the odds I’ll be here on Monday if I lose the $2 buying a ticket today? You gotta be in it to win it they say, better to have played and lost than not to have played at all. Or is that. Read more.

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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.

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Understanding Distributed Order Management with Dan Gilmore

The Logistics of Logistics

Dan Gilmore and Joe Lynch discuss distributed order management (DOM). 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.

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Living with purpose beyond the truck: Owner-operator Jay Hosty

Overdrive Online

The long-term return on a person’s honest investment in volunteering far outweighs what may appear at first a week of lost income opportunity. Meet an example of purpose beyond the truck in owner-operator Jay Hosty and his wife, Katt. Overdrive Extra

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The Journey to End-to-End (E2E) Supply Chain Visibility Is Ongoing

Logistics Viewpoints

The supply chain industry is on a years-long digital transformation journey, and one of the key objectives that industry leaders almost universally aim to achieve is true end-to-end (E2E) visibility across their complex global networks of suppliers, partners and customers. It’s the right goal.

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China cancels crew change quarantine against Covid

Supply Chain and Logistics

It’s long been a problem for seafarers. Due to Covid restrictions on entering and leaving a country, they could not go home after their shift on the vessel nominally ended. They had to stay with the ship because of the … Continue reading → Labor Economics Logistics Shipping China covid Covid restrictions crew changes maritime worker welfare ocean shipping seafarer

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Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

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Fuel groups argue decarbonization Blueprint harms truck emissions

Commercial Carrier Journal

Fueling groups contend that tax credits established under the Inflation Reduction Act and promoted in the Biden administration's Blueprint incentivize sustainable aviation fuel production above renewable diesel and biodiesel. Regulations

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2017 Freightliner Coronado glider 'money maker' for newlywed team

Overdrive Online

Jeremy and Tiffany Wallin got married in April 2022, and he's already taught her to team-drive the pair's 2017 Freightliner Coronado glider, "Girl Next Door," powered by a 1998 Detroit Series 60. Custom Rigs

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9 Steps to Follow When Preparing for Supply Chain Project Management

Logistics Bureau

Here at Logistics Bureau, project management is second nature, because projects are our day-to-day. And because we are supply chain specialists, well, supply chain projects are our bread and butter. .

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FMCSA proposes tougher rules for truck broker financial backing

Supply Chain and Logistics

A few dishonest truck cargo brokers are making it necessary for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to tighten rules for all brokers. In the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023, passed just before the end of 2022, Congress directed … Continue reading → Logistics Trucking dispatch services FMCSA freight brokers regulation truck brokers trucking

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Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

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[Video] The New Supply Chain Landscape: Why Moving Up the Supply Chain Spectrum Is Imperative

Talking Logistics

If you’re a transportation or logistics professional, you probably already know and follow Mike Regan, Co-Founder and Chief of Relationship Development at TranzAct Technologies, who has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the industry.

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Using an ERP system to provide data for decision-making in manufacturing

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Manufacturers increasingly turning to data and analytics, from an ERP system, to support business initiatives. Data is after all the fuel that runs the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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Qualcomm, Salesforce Team on New Connected Car Platform

IoT World Today

Qualcomm announced at CES that it is teaming with cloud-based software firm Salesforce Inc to develop a new connected vehicle platform for automakers.