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Different and Better with Nick Dangles

The Logistics of Logistics

Different and Better with Nick Dangles. Nick Dangles and Joe Lynch discuss different and better. Nick is the Co-founder of Kinetic , a company that helps freight tech companies increase sales, generate more effective marketing and drive long-term adoption of their product. About Nick Dangles.

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Optimizing eCommerce Shipping Costs to Minimize Cart Abandonment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

In online retail, it’s common knowledge that high eCommerce shipping costs or long delivery times cause most online shoppers to abandon their digital shopping carts and seek better deals elsewhere. Most online buyers expect delivery within two days, and they expect that service to be free.


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How Changes in the Customer Journey Impact Your Supply Chain

Logistics Matter

The Does Logistics Matter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Pieter van den Broecke, Managing Director Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany at Manhattan Associates. Regular listeners to the show will recognize Pieter from an earlier episode.

Trucking key issues in 2021

Supply Chain and Logistics

One of my favorite sources for information about trucking and truck drivers is ATRI, the American Transportation Research Institute. It’s a nonprofit with board members from every aspect of the trucking industry.

Minimizing Retail Supply Chain Disruptions in 2021 and Beyond

Speaker: Izaac Moran, Customer Success Manager, FourKites; Glenn Koepke, SVP of Customer Success, FourKites; and featuring interviews with supply chain experts from Dollar Tree and Best Buy

Register for our upcoming webinar to see how savvy retailers including Dollar Tree and Best Buy are leveraging real-time visibility across their end-to-end supply chains in creative ways to drive agility and thrive in today’s unpredictable environment.

The ROAR Logistics Story with Robert Rich

The Logistics of Logistics

The ROAR Logistics Story with Robert Rich. Bob Rich and Joe Lynch discuss the ROAR Logistics story. Bob is the Founder and President of ROAR Logistics , a based logistics company that delivers world-class service by rail, ocean, air or road. About Bob Rich.

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5 Lessons from the Desert for the Future of Supply Chain Resiliency

Logistics Viewpoints

The Sonoran Desert where I live may seem like a hostile environment, with as little as 3-15 inches (7-38 cm) of annual rain and scorching sun that can reach 118 F (47 C). Yet plants, animals, and Native peoples thrive in this environment with resourcefulness and adaptability.

Real cause of UK driver shortage is an obscure UK tax law

Supply Chain and Logistics

The author of this piece contends that a UK tax law called IR35 is responsible for at least part of the driver shortage. In the past, UK drivers were allowed to choose whether to be classified as contractors or employees. … Continue reading → Labor Economics Logistics Trucking contractors driver shortage employees labor relations trucking

The Great Logistics Industry Consolidation with Chris Wofford

The Logistics of Logistics

The Great Logistics Industry Consolidation with Chris Wofford. Chris Wofford and Joe Lynch discuss the great logistics industry consolidation.

How Drop-and-Hook Freight Helps Haul Temperature-Sensitive Food

Food Logistics

When choices for drivers are plentiful, put your freight’s best foot forward. Drop-and-hook freight not only facilitates quicker delivery, but it also makes freight more attractive. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

The Year the Ports Stole Christmas? Hopefully Not.

Logistics Viewpoints

West Coast Port congestion is such a hot topic that it is featured in general business publications, and even the nightly news.

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Shippers Find New Supply-Chain Hurdles at Alternate Ports

Supply Chain and Logistics

This article shows that it isn’t so easy to divert containers from LA/LongBeach to other ports. The smaller ports don’t have the infrastructure to handle the added containers efficiently. They may not even be able to get drivers to move … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Shipping Supply Chains Chassis container shipping containers intermodal ports supply chains transportation

Are truckers protected from retaliation for refusing to drive in bad weather?

Overdrive Online

From a safety perspective, refusing to drive in dangerous conditions is a no-brainer, yet for employee drivers facing retaliation from their company, protections under the law are only as good as a hauler's documentation of the case. Trucking Law

Florida-Based Logistics Company BlueGrace Opens Metro Detroit Office

Blue Grace Logistics

Crains Detroit. Kurt Nagl, Reporter. Oct 29, 2021. A third-party logistics services provider based in Florida has planted a flag in metro Detroit as it plugs into the local manufacturing supply chain with plans for more growth.

The Rise of Supply Chain n.0 – 5 Ways to Thrive on Change

Ready to learn how to thrive on change? In this eBook, our experts share the 5 key steps to executing Supply Chain n.0 strategies that thrive on change.

This Week in Logistics News (October 23 – 29)

Logistics Viewpoints

Who doesn’t remember their first phone? For my parents, it was a rotary phone at a stand-alone point in the hallway. For my wife, it was a see-through 80’s phone that gave her the freedom to talk to her friends every night.

Long Beach in tie-up with inland port and rail operator to move boxes faster

Supply Chain and Logistics

The Port of Long Beach has made a deal with a Utah site to transfer containers there, to relieve the congestion at the Long Beach terminal yards. Moving containers by rail to Utah will clear space at the port and … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Strategy Supply Chains container shipping container storage inland warehouses ports

Trinity Logistics Recognized as a Top Workplace for Women

Trinity Logistics

Trinity Logistics is proud to announce its earned recognition as a Top Workplace for Women by Women In Trucking (WIT) for a third year.

Women In Trucking Names BlueGrace Logistics a 2021 Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation

Blue Grace Logistics

Redefining the Road announces best organizations focused on employment of women in trucking industry.

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Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

Port and Maritime Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities Finally Get More Attention

Logistics Viewpoints

Port and maritime operations are critical to the stability of the global supply chain and the global economy. When terminals cannot move cargo, the costs can escalate quickly.

New fees for lingering containers at LA/Long Beach Ports

Supply Chain and Logistics

To get the attention of shippers and carriers, the Port of Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles have instituted escalating fees for containers that are not picked up at the port. The fines start at $100 per day … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains container shipping detention and demurrage intermodal ports Rail supply chain disruption

California Transit Authority Orders Battery-electric Transit Buses

NGT News

San Mateo County Transit (SamTrans) has awarded NFI Group Inc.’s s New Flyer of America Inc. subsidiary a contract for seven next-generation battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE NG 40-foot heavy-duty transit buses.

Florida Tries to Lure Ships Waiting at Backlogged California Ports

Blue Grace Logistics

F lorida is encouraging ships to ditch backed-up ports on the West Coast and head its way. Washington Examiner. Zachary Halaschak, Economic Reporter. Oct 24, 2021.

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Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Do You Want Real-time Visibility? IT is the Enemy

Logistics Viewpoints

RF Guns Generate Massive Amounts of Data. Supply chain managers need real-time data to effectively manage operations. While supply chain software companies offer solutions that come with analytic solutions, the data used for the analytics is usually archived data. Archived data is not real-time.

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Congested Port of LA receiving empty containers from Gulf, Southeast

Supply Chain and Logistics

Everyone has something to report about the great supply chain disaster. In this case, empty containers moving from the Southeast ports to LA/Long Beach are going to cause problems there. You can read to find out about the problems. There’s … Continue reading → Logistics Supply Chains Chassis container shipping intermodal intermodal transport ocean shipping ports

How can we overcome the current supply chain disruptions?

West Coast and California Logistics

As we approach the holiday season, the supply chain disruptions that have plagued most of the world for the better part of two years have gone from industry news to front-page news. And everybody has the same question: how are we going to get the supply chain back on track?

Building on a long trucking legacy: Professional Transportation Services, Inc.'s solid foundation

Overdrive Online

Nick Hewitt's mastery of the trucking business is as complete as it can be, with four decades as a driver, then owner-op, dispatcher, commissioned agent and now small fleet owner behind him. PTSI is among 10 Small Fleet Champ semi-finalists. Small Fleet Champ

SAP S/4HANA: 4 Tips to Get You Started on the Right Path

With SAP S/4HANA at the core of your digital transformation, you can empower your supply chain with intelligent process automation, unprecedented visibility, actionable insights and real-time collaboration.