Sat.Feb 20, 2021 - Fri.Feb 26, 2021

Best Practices in Fleet Management Lead with People First

Food Logistics

Many of today’s best practices put employees and human beings first. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

What Canada’s New CARM Project Means for Importers

Now, That's Logistics

Focused on modernizing, streamlining, and transforming the way shipments are imported into Canada, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is heading up a multi-year project that will change the way duties and taxes are collected on imported goods.

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What shippers need to know about how carriers price freight with historic, peer and market data

FreightWaves SONAR

A certain level of fees and freight rating expenses are standard in shipping and transportation. They are expected and should be anticipated – with laser-precision if possible. However, the sheer amount of fees applied in the process to price freight for a load can amount to quite a hefty sum. .

Nicole Glenn and the Candor Expedite Story

The Logistics of Logistics

Nicole Glenn and the Candor Expedite Story. Nicole Glenn and Joe Lynch discuss Nicole’s story and the story of her company, Candor Expedite. Nicole is the Founder and CEO of Candor Expedite. About Nicole Glenn.

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Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

The Need For Speed Key to Omnichannel Success in 2021

Logistics Matter

2020 was a year that moved the world more towards digitalization than ever before. Ecommerce boomed and shifted the focus of retail businesses to online fulfilment, and with this shift towards digital commerce also came a shift in consumer demands.

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When Parcel Demand Exceeds Capacity: What Should Shippers Do?

Talking Logistics

As we begin 2021, the parcel market is very different than it was a year ago. Simply put, the surging growth of e-commerce, driven in large part by the pandemic, has created a capacity crunch in the market. How should shippers respond?

The Freight Marketplace with Brent Hutto

The Logistics of Logistics

The Freight Marketplace with Brent Hutto. Joe Lynch and Brent Hutto discuss the freight marketplace and its importance, dynamics, and huge impact on the U.S. economy.

The Logistical and Environmental Benefits of GCCMs

Logistics Matter

Throughout the world, there are problems which need inventive solutions. Problems which can’t be fixed with traditional methods. In these cases, it can often require something new to come along, which hadn’t been available before.

Order Fulfillment: Commodity or Competitive Advantage?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If your company sells its products online, there’s an important question that you need to ask yourself: can customers buy your products – or very similar products – from other eTailers? If the answer is ‘yes,’ you need to look for ways to get a leg up on those competitors. Fulfillment Services

What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

Solvoyo’s Take on Supply Chain Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to speak with Nil Durak, Chief Operating Officer at Solvoyo as part of ARC’s Supply Chain Forum.

The 'original social media,' CB still meets needs even if its glory days have passed

Overdrive Online

For Overdrive's 60th-anniversary series, a look back at the emphasis readers have placed on the citizen's band radio as a primary safety tool in dangerous driving conditions, right up to the present moment, and highway culture through history. Overdrive Radio

Innovations and Start-Ups: Uber for Trucking, Autonomous Freight, Drones, and More…

Logistics Matter

Trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. That’s what this blog is all bout. Therefore I bring you an overview of my highlights of the news this week on logistics start-ups and innovations below. Follow @LogisticsMatter on Twitter to stay up to date with the latest news and the best background stories. Last week it was Autonomous Vehicles, Robots, […].

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Reefer Demand Rising at "Warp Speed"

Food Logistics

With the COVID-19 vaccines already being distributed, expect reefer capacity to continue to tighten and spot rates continue to increase in the first half of 2021. Transportation / Cold Chain

The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.

Editor’s Choice: Transforming the Grocery Shopping Experience with Last Mile Delivery

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 Omer Ucar at Solvoyo.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (February 26, 2021)

Talking Logistics

Not all 50F days are the same. Here in Boston, and I assume in other cold climate cities too, when the temperature reaches 50F this time of the year, especially in February, it’s t-shirt and shorts weather. Yet, when the weather dips to 50F in September, it’s time to put on a sweater or sweatshirt.

Delivering Hope: Taimen Transport Ships Life-Saving Vaccines

Turvo

New daily cases of COVID-19 were increasing at an alarming rate. Vaccines were authorized for emergency use. The vaccination program had only just begun. All eyes were on the success, or failure, of the cold chain. The doses had to make it. The program had to work. Failure was not an option.

L.I.N.K. Live | Food Logistics Editors Talk Meal Kits, 3PLs and Cold Chain Logistics

Food Logistics

Marina, Brielle and Mackenna talk top trends in the supply chain, provide a recap of SCN Summit: Sustainability and more. Transportation / Cold Chain

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

Just as the tech industry revolves around innovation, so does technical recruiting. To advance their career by attracting top candidates in a competitive landscape, modern recruiters must commit to actively adapting and advancing their hiring strategies. This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

Bring on ELDs, but delay the enforcement

Truck News

Canada is marching ever closer to mandated electronic logging devices (ELDs), and that’s a good thing. The digital tools bring the tracking of Hours of Service into a modern age, eliminate any questions about the real time that trucking requires, and deliver meaningful business insights.

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Asking Good Questions (Inspiration Behind Indago)

Talking Logistics

“Leaders today need to revisit an overlooked skill: asking questions.” So writes John Hagel III in a recent Harvard Business School Review article titled, “Good Leadership Is About Asking Good Questions.” Here are some excerpts: You think you have the answers to all important questions?

Quantum Fuel Systems Secures Natural Gas, Hydrogen Virtual Pipeline Trailer Orders

NGT News

Quantum Fuel Systems, a fully integrated alternative energy company, has been selected by Certarus Ltd., a provider of low-carbon energy solutions, to deliver virtual pipeline trailers for natural gas with a total value of approximately $22 million.

Lunch & Learn About Transportation in Upcoming SCN Summit Webcast

Food Logistics

Register today for SCN Summit: Transportation to learn more about how transportation providers—air, truck, ship and rail--adjust to supply chain disruptions such as a global pandemic or a natural disaster. Transportation

Get More Help With Merchant Onboarding and Get Payments Going Your Way

Software companies are increasingly looking to move up in the payments food chain and play a bigger role. This whitepaper discusses where you'll fit in the chain, your cut of the revenue, and the benefits of becoming a payment facilitator.

Broadcast series will spotlight trucking’s new artists and classic songs

Overdrive Online

The four-part series, featuring today’s tunes from pro drivers along with trucking music classics, will be hosted by long-time trucking radio DJ Big Al Weekley. Overdrive Radio

Cargo Theft and Protecting Your Shipment

Freight Center

Did you know that each year about $30 billion worth of cargo is lost due to theft ? Understanding the causes and more prominent times of cargo theft can help you protect your shipments. Shipping Costs Freight Insurance Freight Preparation

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[Video] Taking a Fresh Look at Compliance Screening

Talking Logistics

Steve Williamson, Director of Solution Consulting at BluJay Solutions, discusses the growing importance of compliance screening. Podcast version (click to play): The post [Video] Taking a Fresh Look at Compliance Screening appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Nikola Sets Sights on Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Electric Vehicle Market

NGT News

Nikola Corp., a company that specializes in zero-emissions transportation and infrastructure solutions, has unveiled details about its North American hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV) commercial truck program.

Webinar On-Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.