Sat.Oct 22, 2022 - Fri.Oct 28, 2022

Speed limiter mandate: How fast is too fast?

Overdrive Online

With talk of speed limiters setting off alarm bells for owner-operators, TCA's David Heller offered insight on the burning question of how fast they might set the limit, and when such a reg might arrive. Regulations

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Logistics Management

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4 Tips for Creating Demand Planning Strategies for Disrupted Supply Chains

Food Logistics

While predicting the future is never an exact science, utilizing data and partnering with a 3PL provider to strategize next steps when disruptions arise will keep each link in the supply chain connected, resulting in accurate planning and execution. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

10 fuel-saving tips for the holidays

Fleet Owner

Holidays mean hauling freight and burning fuel. NACFE has 10 tips to get your trucks running above 10 mpg. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

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The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? In this webinar, you’ll gain actionable insights from Olivia Montgomery as she walks us through Capterra’s extensive research on how businesses - notably small and midsize businesses - are addressing supply chain challenges in 2023.

A Modern Approach to EDI with Jonathan Kish

The Logistics of Logistics

Jonathan Kish and Joe Lynch discuss a modern approach to EDI. Jonathan is the Vice President Of Business Development at Orderful , a complete cloud EDI platform for manufacturers, distributors, retailers, and technology companies. About Jonathan Kish.

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Five Types of Order Management Systems

David Mascitto

To help you figure out what OMS is right for your business, let’s examine some typical types of order management systems available on the market today

Driver Shortage Remains Near Record High

Food Logistics

The shortage could swell to more than 160,000 over the next decade. Transportation / Trucking

Data-Driven Decision Making: Freight Audit

Talking Logistics

How can companies unlock new value in transportation management? By becoming more data driven in their decision making. That is the focus of a multi-part video seminar we are producing in partnership with Transporeon (a Talking Logistics sponsor) on data-driven decision making. The seminar is based on the research report “From Gut Feelings to Data-Driven. Read more Data-Driven Decision Making: Freight Audit.

Guide to eCommerce Warehouse Kitting and Assembly Services

Ship Monk

The Add-on Fulfillment Services You Didn’t Know You Needed. When growing eCommerce businesses get to the point where they can no longer manage order fulfillment on their own, they turn to a third party logistics ( 3PL ) provider or fulfillment company.

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.

The JW Surety Bonds Story with JD Weisbrot

The Logistics of Logistics

JD Weisbrot and Joe Lynch discuss the JW Surety Bonds Story. JW Surety Bonds is the largest writer of the BMC-84 Freight Broker Surety bonds and the largest privately owned surety agency in the country with over 70+ employees and 50,000 customers nationwide. About JD Weisbrot.

Top 20 Warehouse Automation Suppliers Worldwide

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC Advisory Group began conducting formalized research on the global warehouse automation market in 2014. Looking back, I estimated the market in 2013 at $6.4 billion globally, and I forecast it to grow to $9.9 billion in 2019.

Beyond Rates: Important Factors in Carrier Selection

Talking Logistics

When procuring freight, companies invariably focus on rates and capacity. This is especially true when freight demand exceeds available capacity, which was the case most of 2021 and early 2022. But market conditions are different today.

Owners-Operators Facing More Challenging Conditions Ahead

Food Logistics

About 33% of respondents expect load growth to decline over the next six months, the lowest reading since 1Q20 and significantly higher than 3Q21 at 9%. Transportation / Trucking

6 Ways Video Telematics Improves Driver Safety

An in-cab dash cam video system can help fleet operators significantly reduce risky driving, costly legal judgments, and insurance costs. Download the eBook and learn 6 ways to improve driver safety by using dash cams on your trucks.

Big Changes at the Port with Lauren Beagen

The Logistics of Logistics

Lauren M. Beagen and Joe Lynch discuss big changes at the port brought on by the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSRA 2022). Lauren is maritime industry expert & lawyer who specializes in translating FMC regulations and breaking down supply chain silos. About Lauren Beagen. Lauren M.

The Benefits of Sustainable Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

Consumption and Emissions – A Growth Story. Global retail sales are expected to grow to $27.3 trillion USD in 2022 , up 5.0% from last year.

Peterbilt showcases SuperTruck 2 at ATA’s MCE

Fleet Owner

Peterbilt’s SuperTruck 2 is a showstopper, engineered with an aerodynamic shape and center drive position, a right-hand entry stand-up door, pop-out windows, and cameras in place of mirrors. Emissions & Efficiency

Meet the 2022 Pride & Polish champs

Overdrive Online

Following a submission period, Overdrive readers voted on their favorite trucks in each of seven categories to determine the winners in the 2022 Pride & Polish virtual competition. Pride & Polish

A Deep Dive Into Supply Chain Strategy: Why Yours Isn't Working

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain design in this post-pandemic era of economic uncertainty.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (October 28, 2022)

Talking Logistics

I’m finally home. I’ve been on the road for several weeks, attending and speaking at various events — including Transporeon’s Summit 2022, Uber Freight’s Deliver 2022, SAP’s Logistics Info Days, and e2open’s Leaders Forum — and a pitstop in Death Valley to cycle in the desert.

US Transportation Security Administration Issues New Infrastructure Cybersecurity Requirements for Passenger and Freight Railroad Carriers

Logistics Viewpoints

The United States Transportation Security Administration ( TSA ) announced a new cybersecurity security directive regulating designated passenger and freight railroad carriers.

Five good things in trucking: Driver makes his violin sing, healthier eating on the road

Fleet Owner

There’s freight to haul as temps fall, meaning the holidays are almost here. Hard work on the highways and at fleet facilities continues. This week, we take time out to highlight a dietary program for drivers, one who plays a mean fiddle, and much more. Perspectives / Five Good Things

Sales Prospecting is What Keeps Freight Agents Successful

Trinity Logistics

Are you prepared for your top customer to stop shipping with you? We recently asked some of our top agents how they keep their businesses moving forward when times are tough. The biggest takeaway was simple but powerful; sales prospecting never ends. THE SWEET SPOT.

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.

EV Mobility Signs Deal with Westgate Resort

NGT News

EV Mobility LLC, an all-electric vehicle car-sharing platform, and Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino have signed an agreement to deploy EVs for hotel and timeshare guests.

This Week in Logistics News (October 22 – 28)

Logistics Viewpoints

Happy Friday, and happy October 28 th. This is my favorite time of year. The leaves are changing colors, with vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows popping off the trees. The mornings are cool and crisp, and the afternoons warm up, which makes spending time out side that much more enjoyable.

Final ACT data shows 12% slip in September used-truck sales

Fleet Owner

New numbers from last month fall below seasonal expectations, according to the research firm, and are a revision of preliminary data earlier this month that showed a 9% sales decline. However, strong end-of-quarter auction results helped for the month. Equipment

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Going Off the Beaten Path for North Carolina Warehousing Capacity

Kanban Logistics

Across the country, warehousing vacancy rates are historically low, and lease prices are historically high. While this isn’t shocking in major hubs like Los Angeles/Long Beach and New York/New Jersey, it’s much less expected in states like North Carolina.

How to Gain a Competitive Edge: A Deep Dive Into Supplier Diversity Programs

Speaker: Rod Robinson - SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs and how you can gain invaluable competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

WorkWave Continues Positive Momentum With 112% Revenue Growth YTD Through Q3

WorkWave

Time To Read: 3 minutes. Strong quarter was driven by customer retention and software growth; WorkWave expected to exceed $300M in revenue for 2022. HOLMDEL, N.J.,

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Top Take Aways from Oracle CloudWorld

Logistics Viewpoints

Larry Ellison on Stage at Oracle CloudWorld. Last week in Las Vegas, Oracle had its first in person CloudWorld in three years. This provided a good chance to get reacquainted with the company and what they have been up to for the past few years. What follows are my top take aways from the event. I am a supply chain management industry analyst, so that will be a primary focus of this article. Oracle’s Technology Value Proposition.

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National diesel average flat, up only a fraction of a penny

Fleet Owner

Two weeks of double-digit diesel increases ends and trucking’s main fuel ends up in a holding pattern for the week of Oct. 24 as an annual survey of industry stakeholders finds surging fuel prices of 2022 as their No. 1 concern.