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Attracting and retaining logistics workforce talent during COVID

West Coast and California Logistics

Contrary to the high unemployment reported in other industries since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, competition for logistics workforce talent is more heated than ever.

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Work with a freight broker for chemical bulk transportation services

Bulk Connection

If you’re a shipper of chemical products, you already know that chemical bulk transportation services are hard to come by in the current tight-capacity market. What you may not know is that you have a key ally that can help you navigate the market, regardless of how tight capacity may be.

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What Is the Importance of a Warehouse Management System?

FW Logsitcs

When a client chooses your warehouse to store products and fulfill orders, keeping track of their inventory is a top priority. Warehouse management systems allow inventory to be closely monitored throughout the supply chain and optimize the order fulfillment process.

The Psychology of Solving Big Problems with Ann Holm

The Logistics of Logistics

The Psychology of Solving Big Problems with Ann Holm. Joe Lynch and Ann Holm discuss the psychology of solving big problems. Ann provides a step-by-step process for solving big problems based on the teachings of Shirzad Chamine , who is the best-selling author of the book, Positive Intelligence.

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.

Innovation and Start-ups: Last Mile Delivery, Platforms and Drones

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.

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Overcoming Barriers to Urban Fulfillment for eCommerce Businesses

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you’ve been running an eCommerce business over the last few years, you know that urban fulfillment is one of the top challenges for online sellers.

The Emerge Story with Andrew Leto

The Logistics of Logistics

The Emerge Story with Andrew Leto. Joe Lynch and Andrew Leto discuss Andrews’s entrepreneurial journey and the Emerge story. Joe and Andrew also discuss Andrew’s earlier business ventures, Globaltranz and 10-4 Systems. About Andrew Leto.

A True Supply Chain Transformation Requires the Proper Talent

Logistics Viewpoints

Belcorp’s Maturity in Supply Chain Design. When companies implement enterprise software solutions, they often label that implementation as being part of their company’s digital transformation.

Time for operators to ‘tell their story’: Nationalized ABC test would ice trucking’s independent contractor model

Overdrive Online

A bill making its way through the U.S. House would follow in the footsteps of California’s A.B. 5 law passed in late 2019 by severely curtailing the ability of owner-operators to haul freight for larger motor carriers. Business

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.

Owner-operator business model under assault in California, Congress

Logistics Management

The owner-operator business model in trucking, an essential part of the industry that uses upwards of 1 million independent contractors at any given time, is under attack in California and the U.S. Congress in Washington

Cummins Introduces New Powertrain for Heavy-Duty, Natural Gas Applications

NGT News

Cummins Inc., a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures and distributes engines and power generation products, and Cummins Westport Inc. say the ISX12N+Endurant HD N powertrain is now available for heavy-duty customers, delivering a fully integrated natural gas powertrain.

ToolsGroup Discusses Supply Chain Planning, Machine Learning, and the Covid Pandemic

Logistics Viewpoints

As part of ARC Advisory Group’s Supply Chain Forum last month, I had the opportunity to speak with Kathleen Geraghty, Vice President of North American Sales at ToolsGroup. During our conversation, we touched on a number of topics around the supply chain planning market.

As virus wanes, consumer spending shift could pop freight-heavy spending — and rates

Overdrive Online

We asked forecasters at DAT Solutions to peer through the fog and try to make sense of what lies ahead for freight demand and rates in 2021. The underlying forces in the spot market appear to point to a coming slowdown, though wildcards remain. Business

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.

E-commerce Boom: Welcome to the new reality

Logistics Management

The increased e-commerce volume generated by the pandemic has no end in sight—and signals a permanent behavioral shift of an indeterminate magnitude.

Looking Back to Prepare for Future Uncertainty

Food Logistics

By embracing new technologies, shippers can build a more flexible approach to transportation planning that can adapt to changing business needs and shifting market conditions. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

[Video] The Reality of Last Mile Delivery Challenges

Talking Logistics

The end-to-end supply chain consists of many parts, but the rise of e-commerce (especially over the past year due to the pandemic) has put the spotlight on last mile delivery. What makes last mile delivery so complex? How has the pandemic transformed this process?

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Celebrating Women’s History Month in the Supply Chain

Kuebix

March is an especially important month as it’s Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day is today! The first Women’s History Day was held in 1909 to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the garment workers’ strike when 15,000 women marched through lower Manhattan.

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.

Amp Americas Brings Fourth RNG Production Facility Online

NGT News

Amp Americas, a company that specializes in renewable transportation fuel, says its fourth biogas facility producing renewable natural gas (RNG) from dairy waste is now operational and has begun delivering RNG into the Alliance natural gas pipeline to be used as transportation fuel.

Time for operators to ‘tell their story’: Nationalized ABC test would ice trucking’s independent contractor model

Overdrive Online

A bill making its way through the U.S. House would follow in the footsteps of California’s A.B. 5 law passed in late 2019 by severely curtailing the ability of owner-operators to haul freight for larger motor carriers. Business

Leveraging Data to Drive Operational & Procurement Decisions in Transportation

Talking Logistics

Thanks to ongoing innovation in technology, systems integration, and cloud networks, we have more data available today than ever before. This is particularly true in our transportation networks.

Game-Changer: Warehouse management goes Cloud-first

Logistics Management

An overall push into the Cloud—along with the development of more flexible, scalable software—is making more logistics operations rethink their warehouse management software delivery options

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.

Clean Energy, bp Joint Venture Looks to Develop RNG Projects

NGT News

Clean Energy Fuels Corp., a provider of clean transportation fuel, has finalized a joint venture (JV) with bp Products North America Inc. to develop, own and operate new renewable natural gas (RNG) projects at dairies and other agriculture facilities.

Does Your Brokerage Get Better Every Time You Talk to a Carrier?

Parade

Every day across America, sure as the sun rises, freight brokers will be talking to carriers and helping them find work. All too often this has been a purely transactional conversation - I have load xyz, can you take it?

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Human Rights Abuses and Environmental Violations in Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

Achieving timely, accurate, and complete supply chain visibility has been, remains, and will probably always be a top priority for companies.

Bob Costello’s Economic Outlook (Food Shippers of America March 02, 2021 Webcast)

Carter Logistics

Written by Richard Kenney, Sales Manager, Midwest. I have been fortunate over the last several years to be an attendee of the Food Shippers of America Annual Conference, most recently held in Palm Desert, California, in 2019. Since the pandemic, the annual conferences have been on hold.

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.