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7 Key Supply Chain Leaders’ Skills and Why You Need Them

Logistics Bureau

What are the essential skills you need to possess or develop if you want to become one of tomorrow’s supply chain leaders?

How To Stay Fit as a Truck Driver

Trinity Logistics

Staying physically fit can be tough for anyone who has a job where most of their day is spent sitting. This rings especially true for truck drivers. Being a truck driver has many benefits; flexibility, freedom, travel, seeing new places, decent pay.

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7 Reasons Truckers Are Moving to Smaller Carriers

United World Transporation

The trucking industry, like many others, is dominated by large companies. In the industry, these companies are known as mega carriers. If you’re a trucker, then there’s a good chance you work or have worked for one of these companies.

Supply Chain Lessons From NW Arkansas with Donnie Williams

The Logistics of Logistics

Supply Chain Lessons From NW Arkansas with Donnie Williams. Donnie Williams and Joe Lynch discuss supply chain lessons from NW Arkansas. Donnie is an Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management and the Executive Director of the Supply Chain Management Research Center in the Sam M.

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!

New eBook Asks: “Do You Need to Fix Fulfillment?”

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

As a leader within your online business, it’s your job to drive growth. More customers. More orders. More sales and market momentum.

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Supply Chain Visibility: A Product or Feature?

Talking Logistics

Is supply chain visibility a product or feature? I’ve been debating that question for some time, most recently in a Talking Logistics episode (stay tuned for highlights). Supply Chain Visibility solutions have been around for a long time.

Wine Logistics with Andrew Walleck

The Logistics of Logistics

Wine Logistics with Andrew Walleck. Andrew Walleck and Joe Lynch discuss wine logistics. Andrew is the COO of Wine Access , the leading online direct-to-consumer wine platform offering the world’s most coveted wines. About Andrew Walleck.

DocGo, Jefferson Health Transport First Patient in All-Electric Ambulance

NGT News

DocGo, a provider of last-mile mobile health services and integrated medical transportation solutions, and Jefferson Health have partnered to transport the first patient in DocGo’s all-electric, zero-emissions ambulance – the first vehicle of its kind to be registered in the U.S. “As

Warehouse Management Systems (WMS): Growth Accelerated in 2021

Logistics Viewpoints

I just completed the data gathering process for ARC’s global Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) market research study. Although I have not yet completed the market forecast, I certainly have a good feel for what the WMS market experienced in 2021.

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The Easiest Platform to Manage Shipments

Access Uber Freight’s network of more than 100,000 carriers, generate instant quotes, get competitive rates, tender loads in seconds, automate manual workflows, and track end-to-end load status from any device with this easy-to-use shipper platform.

Used Class 8 truck sales increase

Fleet Owner

Equipment volumes and prices were both up in March compared to February. Used heavy-duty equipment costs 90% more than it did a year ago, according to the analysis from ACT Research. Equipment

The Diesel Laptops Story with Tyler Robertson

The Logistics of Logistics

The Diesel Laptops Story with Tyler Robertson. Tyler Robertson and Joe Lynch discuss the Diesel Laptops story. Tyler is the Founder and CEO of Diesel Laptops , a company that provides commercial truck efficiency solutions for truck repair facilities. About Tyler Robertson.

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Hapag-Lloyd eyes competitive edge with dry container tracking technology

Supply Chain and Logistics

Hapag is making a big investment in dry container tracking for its containers. It hopes that knowing where containers are will enable quick turnaround. The sensors also provide data on temperature and environmental conditions if desired, and store the data … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains container tracking containers innovation supply chains

3 Ways Technology Can Enable Retailers to Enhance Deliveries in 2022

Logistics Viewpoints

As more consumers flock to e-commerce, purchasing big & bulky goods such as furniture, appliances, and wholesale electronics online is becoming more common. A Statista study found that in 2020, the furniture and appliance e-commerce global market volume was $383.2B.

Top 5 Supply Chain Processes That Need Better Collaboration Right Now

A lack of collaboration is a leading cause of supply chain headaches. GEP offers 5 remedies to ease your pain. Download this guide for must-have tools and processes for better supplier interactions.

Class 8 natural gas retail sales gain momentum, report finds

Fleet Owner

Although natural gas heavy truck sales are up 21% year-to-date, there is a continued decline of total natural gas fueling stations, according to ACT Research. Equipment / Trucks & Trailers

Freight Truck Shortages Are Changing The Face Of Logistics

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Truck Shortages Are Changing The Face Of Logistics. Original article: Freight Truck Shortages Are Changing The Face Of Logistics. Michelle Sodomka, a Senior Director at Open Sky Group.

BlueGrace Logistics Names Adam Blankenship Chief Operating Officer and President of Managed Logistics

Blue Grace Logistics

Combined role oversees company operations and long-term growth.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 23 – 29)

Logistics Viewpoints

Have you ever had one of those mornings where you’re a little groggy and you accidentally pour orange juice into your cereal instead of milk? Cereal ruined, right? Well, maybe not.

Market Insights Report: Top Trends for 2022 Planning and Beyond

The freight report you need for insights into where the industry is headed and how to stay resilient in 2022.

Key takeaways from NPTC 2022 conference

Fleet Owner

It was terrific to see a conference of this size getting back to some version of 'normal' attendance. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

The First 50 Speakers Confirmed for Manifest Vegas 2023

The Logistics of Logistics

The First 50 Speakers Confirmed for Manifest Vegas 2023. Original article: The First 50 Speakers Confirmed for Manifest Vegas 2023. The program will address the most pressing issues across Global Logistics Operations & Supply Chains. NEW YORK (PRWEB) APRIL 27, 2022.

Carriers adopt ‘hardcore’ blank sailing strategy as export bookings plunge

Supply Chain and Logistics

It appears that many of the ships waiting offshore in Shanghai are not waiting to unload, but to get new cargo. shipments out of China seem to be plummeting. It’s leading to blanked or rescheduled sailings. Perhaps the avalanche of … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains blankings container shipping economics intermodal inventory ocean carriers

Heading Toward a Freight Recession?

Talking Logistics

Based on various data trends, several industry analysts, including those on Wall Street, are predicting the U.S. is heading toward a freight recession — that is, a period of declining freight volume, declining spot/contract rates, and declining tender rejection rates.

GEP Outlook 2022

The GEP Outlook 2022 report explores global business trends and features seven critical leadership themes that will help you proactively prepare for and power through the challenges ahead.

Dairy deploys first Volvo VNR Electrics in California’s Central Valley

Fleet Owner

The two VNRs will be the first Class 8 BEVs in Producers Dairy’s fleet of more than 300 trucks and will service regional distribution routes. Emissions & Efficiency

L.I.N.K. | Why Fleet Safety Needs To Be the Core of Logistics

Food Logistics

Hear from Leonard's Express on how the logistics business is able to drive safety and employee satisfaction by making safety a core of its strategy. Safety & Security

Truck freight matching as factoring

Supply Chain and Logistics

Some large unicorn startups are targeting freight matching for truckers as a great way to guarantee better utilization of trucks for smaller independent truckers, and offer the additional benefit of helping sustainability. Empty return trips are definitely a source of … Continue reading → Logistics Managerial Econ Trucking factoring load matching trucking trucking cost

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (April 29, 2022)

Talking Logistics

If Elon Musk would like to make a “best and final offer” for Talking Logistics, I’m sure that our board members (Me, Myself, and I) would seriously consider it. No poison pill or anything like that. Just saying.

The Digital Levers You Need to Achieve Sustainable Cost Reduction

For supply chain and procurement pros, cost reduction is is a top priority today. This timely new paper from GEP explores powerful and effective digital levers that can help you to slash costs and create more value for the business. Read it now.