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The Payment Problem with Haley Evans

The Logistics of Logistics

Haley Evans and Joe Lynch discuss the payment problem. Haley is the Senior Vice President of Payor Strategic Initiatives at TriumphPay , the payments network for freight brokers, factors, shippers and carriers in the US trucking industry. About Haley Evans Haley Evans is the Senior Vice President of Payor Strategic Initiatives at TriumphPay. She is at the forefront of spearheading initiatives that enhance the capabilities of the TriumphPay Payments Network for brokers and shippers.

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What is the Size of the Transportation Management Systems Market?

Talking Logistics

What is the size of the Transportation Management Systems (TMS) market? The short answer is that it depends on whom you ask, how broadly or narrowly you define TMS, and your sizing methodology. I did a quick Google search this morning and here’s a sampling of what I found: I also asked ChatGPT and here’s. Read more The post What is the Size of the Transportation Management Systems Market?

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Cybersecurity: The First Line of Defense for Your Warehouse

Logistics Viewpoints

As digital threats loom larger than ever, automating your warehouse is not just about enhancing operational efficiency — it’s equally about safeguarding your digital and physical assets. The relentless rise in cyber threats such as ransomware and phishing attacks underscores the imperative need for robust cybersecurity measures, especially in sectors as vital as warehousing and logistics.

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Trucking Through Trouble with TIA & Anne Reinke

The Logistics of Logistics

Anne Reinke and Joe Lynch discuss trucking though trouble. Anne is the President & CEO of Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) , the trusted voice for third-party logistics companies of all sizes. About Anne Reinke Anne Reinke was named President & CEO of the TIA in October 2020, coming from the USDOT where she served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary – Congressional Affairs.

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Artificial Intelligence and the Transportation Industry

Artificial intelligence has quickly become a feature of everyday life: Using face ID to unlock a phone, communicating with online chatbots, and letting “smart” appliances help manage our homes are just a few of the ways that we interact with AI regularly. Forward-looking businesses are also using AI to transform their operations and gain a competitive edge.

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Supply Chain Transparency and Traceability in the Fashion Sector

Supply Chain Brain

To meet changing consumer expectations and comply with new sustainability laws, traceability in the fashion and apparel supply chain is key.

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Medline is the Largest User of the AutoStore Robotics Solution in the World

Logistics Viewpoints

AutoStore in action at a Medline Distribution Center AutoStore has a lot of buzz surrounding it. This public company (OSE:AUTO) headquartered in Norway achieved revenues of nearly $650 million in less than 20 years. The company continued to grow during COVID even as the industry shrank. And their revenues don’t include services – they work through system integration partners.

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The Logistics Leadership Void with Jessica Windham

The Logistics of Logistics

Jessica Windham and Joe Lynch discuss the logistics leadership void. Jessica is the Founder and CEO of Solving Work , an advisory firm dedicated to helping shippers transform their people and processes so their teams can crush it at work and sleep at night. About Jessica Windham Jessica Windham is the Founder and CEO of Solving Work, an advisory firm dedicated to helping shippers transform their people and processes so their teams can crush it at work and sleep at night.

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CVSA's new out-of-service criteria: What truckers need to know

Overdrive Online

Another year and more "bizarre" on-highway happenings have led to further refinement of CVSA's Out-of-service criteria. Special attention here to camshaft bushings and unusual couplings.

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SEC Excludes Scope 3 Emissions from Climate Disclosure Rule

Talking Logistics

Last week, The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced the adoption of rules “to enhance and standardize climate-related disclosures by public companies and in public offerings.” The press release outlines all of the disclosures required, including Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse-gas emissions. SEC Chair Gary Gensler commented: “These final rules build on past requirements.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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This Week in Logistics News (March 9 – 15)

Logistics Viewpoints

St. Patrick’s Day is this Sunday, and consumers are doing more than just wearing green – they are spending lots of green as well. According to its annual survey, the National Retail Federation (NRF) indicates that consumers plan to spend a record $7.2 billion — or an average of $44.40 per person — on the holiday this year and, perhaps unsurprisingly, their top spending categories are food and beverages.

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Solaris Receives Order for Five Urbino 12 Hydrogen Buses from Mantua, Italy

NGT News

The transport operator APAM Esercizio S.p.A., based in Mantua, Italy, has placed an order for five modern Urbino 12 hydrogen-powered buses from Solaris Bus & Coach. Deliveries are scheduled for the end of 2025. Located in the nation’s Lombardy region, Mantua is targeting hydrogen solutions in its efforts to decarbonize the area. This aligns perfectly […] The post Solaris Receives Order for Five Urbino 12 Hydrogen Buses from Mantua, Italy appeared first on NGT News.

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Convoy's unpaid carriers signing back up to haul loads

Overdrive Online

Flexport's Convoy relaunch has achieved a shocking success: Recruiting carriers that Convoy had stiffed in October. Here's why carriers are going for it, and what that says about trucking today.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (March 15, 2024)

Talking Logistics

Blessed and grateful. That’s how I feel today, thanks to the many messages of love and support I have received from friends and colleagues in the industry following my surgery. Those messages have been a source of strength and inspiration for me during my recovery. Thank you for thinking of me and reaching out. I. Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (March 15, 2024) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Rethinking Direct Materials Sourcing: The Tools You Need To Manage Costs, Risks and Sustainability

Direct materials sourcing is evolving, with procurement now tasked not only with cost efficiency but managing sustainability and risk management. The environment is marked by heightened demand and expectations, compounded by challenges such as rising input prices, supply chain disruptions and geopolitical tensions. While some embrace cutting-edge tools like AI and blockchain for global trade functions, others lag in technology adoption.

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The Electric Power Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

At the ARC Industry Leadership Forum in February, I had the opportunity to sit down with Rick Rys, Director of Consulting at ARC Advisory Group, to discuss the electric power supply chain. I asked Rick to give some deeper insights on a few key points. First, what are the overall supply chain issues make power greener? Second, what are the driving forces for this transition to renewable and how quickly is it happening?

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Happening Now: Truckers Applaud FMC Container Fee Rule

West Coast and California Logistics

The Federal Maritime Commission's (FMC) new ruling on detention and demurrage (D&D) charges , effective May 28, is welcomed by the trucking industry, particularly for those involved in international container transport. Previously, truckers had been burdened with D&D fees levied by ocean carriers for delays at ports and inland rail facilities, awaiting reimbursement from shippers.

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Four Keys to Realizing Flexible Fulfillment of E-Commerce Orders

Supply Chain Brain

The adoption of e-commerce as the consumer’s retail channel of choice has increased by 30% post-pandemic, spurring urgent mandates for e-tailers to scale operations and services.

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March 12, 2024 Update

Freightos

Blog " * " indicates required fields Email * Comments This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. More Resources Home March 12, 2024 Update The Freightos Weekly Update helps you stay on top of the latest developments in international freight by giving you the rundown on the latest economic data, ocean and air demand trends, rate data – and anything else impacting the market.

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How to Create a Blueprint for Fleet Resilience

Speaker: Jeff Dickinson - President and CEO of Railgistixs Transport, Supply Chain and Logistics Thought Leader

Despite the ongoing transformation of the supply chain and logistics landscape, the steadfast importance of carrier safety remains a core principle. From prioritizing preventative maintenance to optimizing fleet utilization, the fundamentals persist. If you’re overlooking and neglecting essential safety precautions today, this could result in expensive repairs and potential safety hazards in the future. 🚧 Join Jeff Dickinson for a conversation on how to mitigate risk, enforce compliance,

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NYC Transit Authority Orders Up to 2,090 Xcelsior Electric Buses from NFI

NGT News

Heavy-duty transit bus manufacturer New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., has been awarded two new contracts from the New York City Transit Authority (NYCT) including firm orders for 429 Xcelsior buses (671 equivalent units or EUs) with options to purchase up to 1,661 additional buses (2,379 EUs) over the next […] The post NYC Transit Authority Orders Up to 2,090 Xcelsior Electric Buses from NFI appeared first on NGT News.

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March 2024 Freight Market Update

Trinity Logistics

Stay up to date on the latest information on conditions impacting the freight market, curated by Trinity Logistics through our Freightwaves Sonar subscription. WILL 2024 BE A FREIGHT REBOUND YEAR? I certainly do not expect that we will return to freight volumes like we saw in 2021, and part of 2022. Now, I will never say never, but those were most likely once in a lifetime events.

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How Generative AI Will Shape Contracting

Supply Chain Brain

Contracts have long been uncelebrated essentials in the business environment. If your company is like most others, procurement professionals view commercial agreements as irritating interruptions to business procedures. They can’t wait to sign the bottom line of the documents, file them in a cabinet and forget them.

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Logistics Powers Unleashed Comic Book

Blue Grace Logistics

Harness the power of a proven strategy to navigate supply chains seamlessly. Tailored to address your specific challenges, a custom logistics management program includes BlueShip TMS, ERP integration, process enhancement, order optimization, network design, RFP management, and dedicated account managers. Take charge of your logistics operations with a BlueGrace managed transportation program, freeing up business resources for core functions and growth.

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Mastering Order Management: Backorders & Out-of-Stock Inventory

The unfortunate truth is that you will always have low stock and backorder issues with your supply chain. But that doesn’t mean you can’t be prepared to handle them. This brief video explores some of the primary drivers of inventory issues – and how modern technology and best practices can mitigate these issues and ensure a superb customer experience.

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Key considerations in finding an alcohol logistics services provider

West Coast and California Logistics

When looking for an alcohol logistics services provider, there are several considerations you should address to ensure that your products will be handled and distributed safely, securely, legally, and efficiently. In this article, we’ll tackle some of the most important of these and help you identify the type of 3PL that may be right for your business.

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Bill seeks to remove cost, redundancy from TWIC, hazmat certification

Commercial Carrier Journal

The bill allows workers to apply existing valid background checks to multiple TSA-managed credentialing programs, such as the Transportation Worker Identification Credentials and Hazardous Materials Endorsements.

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A 2024 Supply Chain To-Do List

Supply Chain Brain

A post-Covid-19 supply chain model is emerging to cope with a dual ‘new normal’ in global commerce — a need for resilience amid volatility, and heightened concerns around climate and, more broadly, sustainability of products and processes.

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Hyundai, Iveco Group Expand Heavy-Duty Truck Partnership in Europe

NGT News

Hyundai Motor Company and Iveco Group are strengthening their partnership to drive innovation in the commercial vehicle sector. The two companies signed a letter of intent (LOI), reinforcing their partnership with a facing view toward electric heavy-duty truck solutions, including both battery electric trucks and fuel cell electric trucks, for European markets.

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How to Conduct Workplace Incident Investigations to Create Safer Workplaces

This white paper provides a comprehensive overview of global workplace incident trends, focusing on the top three biases leading to such incidents. It also highlights the significance of CSA Z1005 as a risk management standard and outlines the ROI of thorough incident investigations, covering emergency response to post-incident interviews. Additionally, it introduces an Investigation Evidence Gathering Matrix.

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How Red Sea Security Issues are Affecting Insurance Risks for Commercial Ships

MTS Logistics

The security problem faced by commercial ships in the Red Sea is causing companies to increase their insurance risks. With recent Yemen-based Houthi rebels attacking Israeli and other ships in the Red Sea, where a significant part of world trade takes place, imports and exports have been seriously disrupted and limited in the region. According to an assessment published by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in February, many ships are now avoiding the canal and chang

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NHTSA committee eyes trailer underride retrofit regs

Commercial Carrier Journal

Advisory Committee on Underride Protection will recommend Rule Making that any trailer built in the last quarter century meet IIHS ToughGuard standards, even if that means attaching a retrofit.

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Accelerating supply chain transformation with cloud-based fleet planning

Supply Chain Brain

Studies have shown that companies implementing digital and sustainability innovations are two and a half times more likely to outperform competitors who don't seek to innovate. The problem many companies have when embarking on their digital journey is where to begin.