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7 actions to manage maintenance and repair cost increases

Fleet Owner

Fleets that act today will be better positioned to adjust and mitigate equipment price spikes. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

Using a Digital Twin to Increase Your Supply Chain Resilience

Logistics Matter

The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. Returning guest on this episode is Miguel van Asch, Head of Data and Analytics at Ahlers.

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Better Ways to Address Trade-Offs with Supply Chain Optimization

Logistics Viewpoints

Malcolm McLean, a trucker from North Carolina, was tired of waiting. He had a load full of cotton bales, and while idling away hours at a shipyard watching stevedores load other cargo onto ships he dreamed up containers that transformed global supply chains.

The FarEye Story With Kushal Nahata

The Logistics of Logistics

The FarEye Story With Kushal Nahata. Kushal Nahata and Joe Lynch discuss the FarEye story. Kushal is the CEO and Co-founder of FarEye, a company that enables enterprises to deliver at reduced cost with a superior customer experience. About Kushal Nahata.

Gartner on Choosing the Right Supply Chain Visibility Platform for Your Business

Supply Chain Visibility is critical to success in today’s market, but how do you ensure that you choose the right platform? Gartner rates 11 visibility platforms on 100+ capabilities to help you make the best decision for your business. Download the report!

Pick to Light Video Illustrates Advantages of this Picking Method

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

The accompanying pick to light video shows just how the technology works to increase productivity and order accuracy in a fulfillment warehouse.

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How Unified Are Your Logistics Processes?

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of a guest blog post by Adrian Gonzalez published by Manhattan Associates. The post highlights results from a survey conducted recently with members of Indago’s supply chain research community on unified transportation and distribution management.

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Beyond The Data with William Sandoval

The Logistics of Logistics

Data is a big buzzword across industries, but how about when it comes to logistics? In this episode, Joe Lynch sits down with William Sandoval , the Senior Vice President of Product Management and Strategy at PowerFleet Inc.

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Freight Transport Services: LTL and TL Explained

Freightquote

Learn the difference between LTL, TL, and how these freight transport services can benefit your business with better rates, shipping options, and speed

Roadcheck 2022 focuses on wheel ends

Fleet Owner

The annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance blitz runs May 17-19. Find out how to avoid the most frequent violations on the road. Safety / Roadside Inspections

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How to Achieve True Net-Zero Emissions: An Action Plan for Supply Chain Leaders

To achieve sustainability, many firms set lofty net-zero emissions goals. However, meeting them is easier said than done. This GEP whitepaper shows why supply shain leaders should take steps now, and offers an action plan for moving forward.

Supply Chain’s Most Profitable Four-Letter Word: Data

Talking Logistics

Today, supply chain and logistics professionals are awash in all kinds of data. So, why do some companies seem to be drowning in it, while others find a way to convert it into business value? One area in particular where data plays a critical role is in transportation procurement.

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Disruption In Container Logistics With John Murnane

The Logistics of Logistics

The North American inbound supply chain was well-run and extremely cheap before the pandemic brought disruption to the logistics and transportation space. Since the pandemic, the shipping industry had to adapt and is still adapting to this uncertainty.

A Radical New Way to Think About Supply Chain Management

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC has done research and writing on supply chain collaboration networks. A supply chain collaboration network (SCCN) is a key technology for improved collaboration across an extended supply chain.

Back-and-forth dialogues are making trucking better

Fleet Owner

NACFE really likes sharing with others what we’ve learned. We'd like to think that we are helping the industry get to a greener future—and last year, we gave a record number of presentations. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (May 20, 2022)

Talking Logistics

I almost made it. While my son was taking his machine learning final exam at Cornell, I decided to cycle around Cayuga Lake. It was an 87-mile loop and the day was just perfect for cycling. I made it up the east side of the lake, had lunch, and was making good time heading back.

The Future of Logistics with Courtney Muller

The Logistics of Logistics

The logistics industry is changing fast. On today’s episode of The Logistics of Logistics Podcast, host Joe Lynch sits down with Courtney Muller.

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This Week in Logistics News (May 14 – 20)

Logistics Viewpoints

We’ve all been talking about the looming supply chain talent shortage for quite some time. We are seeing it now in terms of truck drivers and warehouse workers, and Walmart is an example of a company that has been trying to get ahead of these shortages by offering higher wages and on-the-job perks.

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Finding fleet alternative fuels beyond EVs

Fleet Owner

Alt-fuels should be part of any commercial vehicle fleet looking to promote sustainability, especially for those who like the performance of internal combustion engines and aren't ready to commit to electric or hydrogen. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

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Using Technology & Strategy to Build a More Resilient Supply Chain

Speaker: Tom Coughlin, President at Coughlin Associates, Inc.

The pandemic has made companies acutely aware of the interdependence of supply chains, with reliance on multiple suppliers to produce crucial components of finished products. One of the consequences will be the growth of more local content in products, and that will require the use of new technologies. In this webinar, learn how to navigate the ways technology working with humans will transform the way products are made and distributed.

I Was Crushed. Again.

Talking Logistics

A few months ago, we were watching one of those dystopian movies (I think it was A Quiet Place) and my oldest daughter Hannah said, “If this happened in real life, I would be the first to die.” I gave her a “What are you kidding me?” This is a girl (young woman, actually). Read more I Was Crushed.

Every Shipment Matters With Jim Waters

The Logistics of Logistics

The biggest concern with shipments is not just the wait time but the thought of not knowing where it is, what condition it’s in, or will it even get to its destination. But worry no more!

Biden orders baby formula airlift from overseas

Supply Chain and Logistics

The baby formula shortage is deplorable. And it’s nice that the government is trying to figure out how to help get more product into the supply chain. And it’s good to rethink restrictions on imports and get them moving. But … Continue reading → Leadership Logistics Production Operations Supply Chains baby formula collaboration labor relations production standards supply chains

How to maximize fuel economy

Fleet Owner

Drivers are a key factor in managing a vehicle’s fuel economy. The industry should reevaluate the way it recruits, trains, and compensates drivers. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

Gartner's Market Guide for Data Analytics and Intelligence Platforms in Supply Chain

The data analytics and intelligence markets are evolving, and supply chain leaders are struggling to keep up. This research offers an overview of the market conditions and provides a list of representative vendors with platform-based solutions for supply chain.

Roadcheck report: What inspectors are seeing at White River Junction on I-91

Overdrive Online

In Vermont on Roadcheck's first day, owner-operator J.R. Quirion confidently volunteers himself for inspection to avoid hassle later; another driver wasn't so lucky with some dangerously bald trailer tires. Here's what inspectors are seeing on the road. Regulations

The FarEye Story With Kushal Nahata

The Logistics of Logistics

Every single business should be able to democratize an excellent delivery experience and provide it to their customers. Joe Lynch sits with Kushal Nahata , the Co-founder and CEO at FarEye.

Why you Should Consider a Logistics Career

Trinity Logistics

Everyone dreams about what they want to be as a kid when they grow up. Whether it’s a doctor, a famous athlete, or even an astronaut, it’s safe to say we all dream about what our future holds. But one area people often turn a blind eye to is the logistics sector.

New report highlights scale of shipping’s renewable challenge

Supply Chain and Logistics

This report indicates that to reach the 2050 net-zero goal marine shipping would require more renewable energy than the world generates today. The report was commissioned by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and was authored by Dr Stefan Ulreich … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Sustainability innovation net-zero 2050 ocean shipping propulsion sustainability

How to Optimize Your Supply Chain in Times of Disruption

Disruptions expose gaps in the supply chain and amplify problems. What can be done? Research by GEP and North Carolina State University shows how tech can fix the gaps and ensure supply chain resilience and optimization. Download now!