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EDI vs APIs: How APIs (and EDI) Are Critical for Improved Freight Network Visibility & Optimization

MercuryGate

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3 Tips for Transportation Budgeting in 2021

GoShip Blog

Setting a transportation budget for 2021 seems like a daunting task after the roller coaster that was 2020. While many companies will surely keep their budgets low, logistics and transportation experts anticipate a rise in short-term contracts, extending existing agreements, and early planning.

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Tips on Air Freight Shipping of Hazardous Goods

I.C.E. Transport

The shipping of hazardous materials is a discipline all its own, demanding special certification. When it comes to air freight shipping of hazardous goods, it’s important to understand whether that shipment includes hazmat, also called “dangerous goods.”

Freight Forwarding Basics with Miles Varghese

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Forwarding Basics with Miles Varghese. Miles Varghese and Joe Lynch review and discuss freight forwarding basics.

New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. To do this, teams are finding that they need to perform network assessments more regularly and in-house. Scenario modeling is emerging as a key capability. To help you start 2021 strong, we updated our popular Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings.

How eCommerce WMS Software Can Make the Holidays Bright

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you’ve ever watched Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, you may have noticed that Santa didn’t do his own fulfillment. He relied on elves to do most of the picking, packaging and loading.

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Parcel in TMS: Important Factors to Consider

Talking Logistics

Parcel was already the fastest growing mode of transportation prior to this year, but now it’s off the charts thanks to the explosive growth of e-commerce due to the pandemic. How is parcel changing the way companies plan and optimize their transportation operations?

Handling Supply Chain Disruptions with Warehowz & Kuebix TMS

Kuebix

Supply chains throughout the U.S. are feeling the impact of massive disruptions in their logistics operations brought on by the pandemic. Manufacturing, transporting and storing products while meeting new rules and regulations regarding health is a lot for companies to handle.

Seize the Moment: A new beginning to transform supply chains

Logistics Management

Forget the new normal. Think instead of a new beginning to transform supply chains

Last Minute Small Business Holiday Shipping Tips

Freight Center

Even if you’ve been working hard to stay ahead of the small business holiday shipping game, you still might want some eleventh-hour shipping tips to push your shipping into overdrive.

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The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

Spot Market Automation in TMS

Talking Logistics

We all know that the transportation market is cyclical, but it’s been a roller coaster ride the past couple of years, with the COVID-19 pandemic being the latest shock to the system.

ARL Logistics Achieves Day-to-Day Rate Positioning and Value Through SONAR

FreightWaves SONAR

View the Full Case Study. Working as both an asset-based and non-asset-based broker, ARL Logistics unlocks new value, profitability and strong growth by using FreightWaves SONAR. In modern freight management, the word of a broker is an unbreakable bond.

What’s the Next Phase of Supply Chain Evolution?

Cerasis

The reworking of supply chains has a simple purpose of fitting the new world economy’s needs and demands. And freight data sharing platforms had already started before the mess of 2020 began.

The Logistics News That Shaped 2020

Logistics Management

Group News Editor Jeff Berman believes that these are the stories that best summarize the wild ride of 2020 in logistics and transportation management

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How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (December 18, 2020)

Talking Logistics

I spent two hours yesterday shoveling a foot of snow from my driveway, steps, and sidewalk. I managed to clear only 85% of it. My oldest son, after coming back from a run, finished the job in less than 20 minutes. Like an old tilling ox, I’m becoming less efficient with age. Moving on, a.

How DB Schenker and Icelandair Worked to Get PPE to NYC

Now, That's Logistics

When DB Schenker contracted with The City of New York to transport and deliver personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers, the logistics provider’s primary goal was to get medical goggles, gloves, and gowns to the healthcare and senior-care providers that sorely needed the protective gear.

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NACFE: Adoption of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks Gaining National Traction

NGT News

Hydrogen fuel cell trucks are starting to see real-world use.

Truckers push for priority treatment in rush for early COVID vaccinations

Logistics Management

Top trucking executives are pushing Washington for priority distribution and access to vaccines that the nation is hoping will inoculate workers from the ravages of the coronavirus that has killed nearly 300,000 Americans in nine months

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

Assessing COVID-19’s Impact on Trucking Companies

Trinity Logistics

The economic and operational effects of COVID-19 on the trucking industry have been challenging and devastating. Many have warned the true storm for the trucking sector has yet to arrive, and the effects witnessed to date have been warning signs of what’s yet to come.

Educated guesses on Biden’s presidency: Potential return of regs like speed limiters and apnea screening, and a renewed focus on emissions

Commercial Carrier Journal

On emissions, trucking regulations, executive orders, and fleet sentiments — High-level educated guesses at what Biden's presidency could mean.

Alliance AutoGas, NET Trans Receive Sustainable Transporation Award

NGT News

Reimagining Pharma Supply Chains Could Speed Vaccine Distribution in Months Ahead

Supply Chain Brain

The coronavirus pandemic has been a long and difficult slog, but there is some light at the end of the tunnel

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

Breaking the Stigma: Mental Health with Truck Drivers

Trinity Logistics

We’ve all had those moments on the road where we’ve felt excessive stress. Bumper-to-bumper traffic, delays on our commute, or even bad weather conditions can make driving a taxing task. For most, those stresses are alleviated once we arrive to our destination.

Prescriptive Analytics: What’s Freight Management’s Next Best Action?

FreightWaves SONAR

What are the biggest contributors to freight spend? Is it freight pricing models, capacity constraints, lackluster carrier density or something else? Chances are good that it’s a combination of these factors.

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Lion Uses Electric Buses to Advance V2G Technology

NGT News

Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp.

The U.S. export outlook remains a difficult story to tell

Logistics Management

The lack of real movement relating to U.S. exports continues to remain a major concern for supply chain stakeholders

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!