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5 Problems the Right Warehousing 3PL Partner Can Solve

West Coast and California Logistics

Whether you’re changing providers, going from DIY to third party, looking for B2C fulfillment, B2B fulfillment, or both, there is a warehousing 3PL out there for you.

Insourcing or Outsourcing Logistics: Don’t Choose the Wrong Reasons

Logistics Bureau

If you follow our blog, you’ll know that we often post articles about logistics outsourcing. We’ve outlined the pros and cons, discussed the steps in the outsourcing process, looked at mistakes contributing to outsourcing failure, and offered guidance to avoid those errors.

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‘Seasonality,’ signs of normalcy, return to rollicking trucking market

Logistics Management

There are signs of normalcy returning after three years of turbulence in the $830 billion trucking market. Recovering from chaotic conditions caused by pandemic-driven economic shutdowns and uneven supply chains nationally and around the world, top trucking executives are breathing sighs of relief—while keeping their fingers crossed

Supply Chain Disruption and the Looming Shortages

Logistics Viewpoints

At the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, supply chain disruption became a common phrase in the media. In truth, it went well beyond what was being reported in the newspapers and on TV. Supply chain disruption became a key talking point for just about everyone.

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.

3 Ways Shippers Can Solve the Carrier Allocation Logjam

Food Logistics

Shippers looking to thrive this holiday season must turn to technology and embrace the latest allocation management practices to avoid encountering more issues. Transportation

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The Supply Chain is Still Such a Mess

Food Logistics

The supply chain is such a mess. That's the word on the show floor at IFDA's Distribution Solutions Conference. But, you know what happens to messes? They eventually get cleaned up. Transportation

Happening Now: Storage and Labor Woes Continue to Hamper Warehousing

West Coast and California Logistics

Weber Logistics’ EVP, Strategy & Marketing Fred Gilbert is featured in an article from Transport Topics which examines the current state of warehousing in relation to space and labor scarcity.

How to make best use of the Bill of Materials (BOM) in your ERP

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

For a manufacturer, the Bill of Materials (BOM) is the recipe (the ingredients and their amount, with the preparation instructions) that drives the business.

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An Entrepreneur Explains The 10 Things Needed to Build A Business that Investors Can’t Say ‘NO’ To

Logistics Viewpoints

Bruce Welty, Founder of the Unicorn Locus Robotics. Supply chain management is hot. Investment is flowing into supply chain companies. In 2021, more than $25 billion was invested in supply chain companies in just the first three quarters of the year.

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 HDVI Story with Chuck Wallace

The Logistics of Logistics

Chuck Wallace and Joe Lynch discuss the HDVI story. Chuck is the CEO and Co-founder of High Definition Vehicle Insurance (HDVI) , where he leads an experienced team of insurance, technology, and trucking industry experts who deeply understand the challenges of today’s fleets. About Chuck Wallace.

Does My Online Brand Need Faster Order Fulfillment?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

With the rise in eCommerce has come an increased consumer expectation for faster order fulfillment. Though this demand can vary by product type, many online shoppers now expect the goods they purchase online nearly as quickly as if they’d bought them in a store.

The Internet of Things (IoT) and The Future of Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

It is widely accepted that digitization is the key to transforming all areas of the logistics industry. However, we are just at the beginning of a long journey. Recent Black Swan events have exposed vulnerabilities within some of the world’s best-run supply chains.

Making Supply Chain Planning Agile With Modular Planning Technologies

Logistics Viewpoints

“May you live in interesting times,” widely attributed as a Chinese curse, some claim this as a blessing; whichever side you take, this is exactly what’s happening in the supply chain world since 2020, and it looks like we will be living with this blessing/curse for a while longer.

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.

The KlearNow Story with Rick Tellez

The Logistics of Logistics

Rick Tellez and Joe Lynch discuss the KlearNow story. Rick is the Co-founder of KlearNow , a tech firm dedicated to simplifying global customs clearance and drayage functions. About Rick Tellez.

Amware CEO appears on 'Business Power Hour' program

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Amware CEO Harry Drajpuch recently appeared on The Business Power Hour podcast with Deb Krier to discuss the vital role that backend order fulfillment operations play in the success or failure of companies. Fulfillment Operations Fulfillment Outsourcing

Norway’s fjords welcome another pair of autonomous vessels

Supply Chain and Logistics

Norway is a leader in the development of clean transport, especially maritime. They have been experimenting with autonomous ships for several years. Here are two new ships, which will not operate autonomously at the start, but will sail with a … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Sustainability electric ships emissions green corridor ocean shipping sustainability technology transportation

Editor’s Choice: Why Supply Chain Design Is Not a “One-and-Done” Exercise

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Choice ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. Today’s article is from Ahmad Jiwani at Coupa and looks at supply chain design.

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.

Breakbulk Americas with Jeff Tucker

The Logistics of Logistics

Jeff Tucker and Joe Lynch discuss the Breakbulk Americas conference.

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Father-daughter team drivers take family life on the road

Fleet Owner

UPS tractor-trailer drivers Jim and Raquel Sanchez are the company's first father-daughter sleeper team on the West Coast. Jim has provided for his family of five with trucking, and the two share excitement in continuing that legacy. For the Driver

Port of Houston mulls dwell measures to cope with record-breaking volumes

Supply Chain and Logistics

The Port of Houston is quickly becoming a major container import location. but some congestion is occurring and the dwell time of containers is increasing to close to 6 days, causing slowdowns in the yards. The port has adopted a … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Shipping Supply Chains container shipping disruptions dwell time port congestion ports supply chains

Supply Chain Resilience at Critical Juncture

Material Handling and Logistics

"Challenges such as those from active conflict, severe weather, cybercrime, trade policy uncertainty and other risks, make improving supply chains’ resilience a key priority," says Gartner. Global Supply Chain

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.

The List of Sponsors and the Size of Expo Continue To Expand at Manifest Vegas 2023

The Logistics of Logistics

Multiple New Activations Have Been Added Such as a Mocktail Bar, a Rosé All Day Wine Bar and Bacon & Donut Bar! NEW YORK (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 14, 2022. Manifest Vegas 2023 is doubling with 100 Sponsors now signed on.

Driver, trucking advocate Jess Graham receives truck makeover

Fleet Owner

Owner-operator had the sleeper cab of her 1995 Freightliner FLD renovated by Transfix for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. For the Driver

New UCL report claims $850bn of LNG-capable tonnage risks being stranded by 2030

Supply Chain and Logistics

UCL Energy Institute is a very influential research group. The UCL part is University College London. Their investigation of LNG-fueled vessels indicates that these ships are not on the best path to reduce carbon emissions. Thus, many of them being … Continue reading → Investing Logistics Shipping Strategy Sustainability emissions imo2020 LNG power LNG-fueled ships ocean shipping shipbreaking shipping investment

Metcalf’s Law Does Not Apply to Supply Chain Management

Logistics Viewpoints

Metcalfe’s law states that the value of a network is proportional to the square of the number of connected users of the system. In short, each new user does not just make the network more valuable; they make the network much, much, much more valuable.

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.

Rhode Island truck-only tolls finally defeated in court

Overdrive Online

The decision, which ruled Rhode Island's truck-only tolls unconstitutional, has been hailed as a big victory for trucking and drivers, with trucking associations blasting the tolls as exploitive and unjust. Regulations

Peterbilt launches exclusive 389X

Fleet Owner

Limited-release version of the classic truck features plenty of brightly polished chrome, ‘elegant’ exterior lighting, Black Pearl woodgrain dash, and more. Equipment

Supply chain decarbonisation needs partnerships to create a reaction

Supply Chain and Logistics

This discussion of a recent UNCTAD paper by Mikael Lind and Wolfgang Lehmacher sheds light on the complex problems facing shipping in the path to decarbonization. It spawned a whole chain of searches for me, to find out more about … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Sustainability carbon emissions decarbonization emissions maritime ocean shipping ports