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Navigating the Complexities of Global Trade in 2021

Now, That's Logistics

Coming off a challenging year in 2020, shippers around the world found themselves dealing with many of the same obstacles they faced during the prior year along with some international trade issues that could present more hurdles in 2021.

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Forklift Leasing: The Ultimate Guide


This article is all about forklift leasing. Being in the forklift business for over 65 years, we've gotten pretty good at financing and everything that goes along with it. So we're going to cover things like: The different types of forklift leases, including advantages and disadvantages.


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Data analytics for logistics drives reefer efficiency via a real-time forecast

FreightWaves SONAR

During times of disruption and recovery, as seen now in the transportation industry, keeping up with the changing pace is essential. Data analytics for logistics can make all the difference in the world when it comes to reefer truckload service delivery efficiency.

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How Fleet Managers Can Save Money

Logistics Matter

Managing a business’s fleet is no small expense. Yahoo reports that the global fleet management market is expected to be worth USD 55 billion (EUR 43 billion) by 2026.

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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.

How Outsourced IT Support Companies Can Help Capture & Retain Clients


Outsourced IT support companies are one of the ways that businesses can use to capture and retain clients.

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Vitamin Fulfillment Requires Specialized 3PL Capabilities

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Online vitamin purchases are increasing 12% faster than the average of all eCommerce categories combined, and sales are expected to reach $56.7 billion by 2024.

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Innovations and Start-ups: Autonomous Trucks, Delivery Robots, and Warehouse Robots

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.

Kaas Tailored – Truth, Bit, Pull

The Lean Thinker

Jeff Kaas talks about Leader Standard Work [link]. The people at Kaas Tailored in Mukilteo, Washington are friends, neighbors, and colleagues of mine. They have been a tour stop for people from all over the planet who want to learn more about their people-centric culture of continuous improvement.

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Understanding the Rise and Fall of Truckload Rates with Chris Pickett

The Logistics of Logistics

Understanding the Rise and Fall of Truckload Rates with Chris Pickett. Joe Lynch and Chris Pickett discuss the rise and fall of truckload rates. In the podcast interview, Chris explains the predictable patterns and causes behind the rise and fall of truckload rates. About Chris Pickett Bio.

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.

Körber User Conference Showcases Ecommerce Warehouses

Logistics Viewpoints

Chad Collins, CEO of Körber. Körber, which was known as HighJump Software until about a year ago, completed their virtual Elevate Americas user conference. Despite the pandemic, it was a good year for the supply chain group at Körber (Körber rhymes with Gerber, the baby food company).

Sales & Operations Planning – The Science Behind Inventory Planning in the European Food Industry

Logistics Matter

There are misconceptions that Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) requires a big IT project, which is false. In today’s volatile market, what matters most is achieving service levels. From supply shortages to competition, the need to adapt new models of selling is required to accommodate new buying preferences and practices. Driven by a rapidly changing market (leading with ecommerce and […].

The Difference in Transporting Fresh vs. Frozen Foods

Food Logistics

Timing is everything in fresh and frozen food transportation, and technology helps, but what happens when a global pandemic enters the picture? Transportation / 3PL/4PL

Matt Vogrich and the MoLo Story

The Logistics of Logistics

Matt Vogrich and the MoLo Story. Ryan Schreiber hosts a podcast about Matt Vogrich and the MoLo story. Matt is the President & COO of MoLo Solutions , a 3PL with a mission to deliver the best experience in transportation. About Matt Vogrich.

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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.

Efficient Frozen Food Distribution: Inside the Build-out of Two Automated Facilities

Logistics Viewpoints

In December of 2019, the global grocery retailer Ahold Delhaize announced it was investing $480 million to transform and expand its US supply chain operations to support a strategy to transition the supply chain network into a fully-integrated, self-distribution model.

Profitability, Customs Experience & Environmentalism: The True Value of Streamlined Returns

Logistics Matter

With hundreds of millions of us around the globe still very much confined to the four walls of our homes (as was the case for much of last year too), online spending over the last twelve months has unsurprisingly boomed. While ecommerce has been a lifeline for many retailers, the inadvertent explosion of returns has manifested itself as a major pain point too, with issues such as; how to get […].

Emerging Trends in Newspaper Distribution Technology

Talking Logistics

Whether you’re delivering products or services, there is a lot of focus today on the last mile. And one of the best examples is newspaper distribution which, like other industries, has to keep pace with changing customer expectations and market trends.

Why Cold Callers Fail with Chris Jolly

The Logistics of Logistics

Why Cold Callers Fail with Chris Jolly. Joe Lynch and Chris Jolly discuss why cold callers fail. In the discussion, Chris shares the most common reasons cold callers fail and some tips for making the cold calling process more effective. About Chris Jolly.

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.

Editor’s Choice: 10 Reasons to Implement a Cloud Multi-Carrier Parcel Management System

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.

Ex-driver and bluegrass honoree among 'Overdrive's Music to Truck By' highlights

Overdrive Online

The four-part series, featuring today’s tunes from pro drivers along with trucking music classics, is hosted by long-time trucking radio DJ Big Al Weekley every Friday in March, 10 a.m.-noon noon Eastern. Overdrive Radio

4 Key Attributes of a Supply Chain Technology Platform

Talking Logistics

Every customized order or online purchase creates a new level of complexity in today’s supply chain. More direct-to-consumer orders mean smaller shipments, often with much shorter lead times.

Sourcing Strategy: Effective vs Efficient with Ron Crabtree

The Logistics of Logistics

Sourcing Strategy: Effective vs Efficient with Ron Crabtree. Joe Lynch and Ron Crabtree discuss sourcing strategy: effective vs efficient. When developing a sourcing strategy, the focus can be effectiveness (gaining desired results) or on efficiency (reducing cost, labor, and resources used).

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.

XPO Logistics Introduces GXO, its New Spin-Off Logistics Business

Food Logistics

In December 2020, XPO announced its intent to spin off the logistics segment of its existing business and create two pure-play industry powerhouses focused separately on transportation and logistics. Transportation / Trucking

How Plant-Based Protein is Shaking Up the Food Industry


When most people think of plant-based proteins they picture products like tofu and veggie burgers. However, the plant-based foods industry has started to move towards products that look and taste like meat without any animals involved.

[Editor’s Pick] Class 8 Truck Orders in 2021: Past Trends and Future Capacity Outlook

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

Lightning eMotors Selects Proterra to Electrify Transit Van

NGT News

Proterra, a company that specializes in commercial vehicle electrification technology, and Lightning eMotors say they are collaborating to power the Generation 4 Lightning Electric Transit commercial van using Proterra’s battery technology.

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.