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The State of Last Mile Delivery

MercuryGate

How often do you think about last mile delivery? The chances are good that the last mile is an afterthought in your overall transportation strategy, even while thinking about transportation technology procurement.

Four Signs it’s Time to Invest in Freight Forwarder Software

Magaya

Freight forwarding frameworks are more complex than ever.

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What is freight?

The Supply Chain Journal

A term that gets used quite often in the shipping and transportati o n industry is freight , says ThomasNet. But what is freight, and what does it represent within the supply chain network? What makes freight shipping unique?

The Increasing Freight Tech Table Stakes with Nick Dangles

The Logistics of Logistics

The Increasing Freight Tech Table Stakes with Nick Dangles. Nick Dangles and Joe Lynch discuss the increasing freight tech table stakes. Nick explains the technologies that 3PLs and brokers need today to be competitive.

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

The Value of Scalable Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

A successful ad campaign and a couple of good PR placements cause a hockey stick rise in demand and revenue. Life is good. But then a cell phone rings at the quarterly “we hit our numbers” meeting and the CFO suddenly trades his champagne glass for a cup of coffee. It’s the warehouse.

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Peet’s Coffee and the Roasted Bean Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Peet’s Coffee was going through a digital transformation when Covid-19 hit.

5 Reasons Ecommerce Companies Fail with Paige Fitzgerald

The Logistics of Logistics

5 Reasons Ecommerce Companies Fail with Paige Fitzgerald. Paige Fitzgerald and Joe Lynch discuss the 5 reasons ecommerce companies fail. In her role at Fulfyld , Paige works closely with ecommerce companies and she has learned why they fail (and succeed). About Paige Fitzgerald.

13 Ways to Reduce Parcel Freight Costs

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Looking for new ways to reduce parcel freight costs? If you’re not already using the following strategies, then you are missing out on the best ways to whittle down the 75% of overhead that your firm funnels into outbound parcel costs every year. Check our our eBook on parcel cost reduction.

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Will Supply Chain Technology Help Shippers When Next Crisis Happens?

Talking Logistics

The Suez Canal Blockage of 2021 has cleared, and cargo is again flowing through that crucial gateway from Asia to Europe.

A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

Understanding New Supply Chain Concepts

Logistics Viewpoints

The Executive Interviews conducted at the virtual ARC Industry Forum elicited interesting perspectives on the digital transformation journey in a post-COVID world.

Faster, Better Freight Quotes with Dawn Salvucci-Favier

The Logistics of Logistics

Faster, Better Freight Quotes with Dawn Salvucci-Favier. Dawn Salvucci-Favier and Joe Lynch discuss creating faster, better freight quotes. Dawn’s company, Greenscreens.ai develops dynamic pricing which enables transportation and logistics companies to deliver faster, better freight quotes.

Amazon’s FBA Program Vs. a 3PL: Which is Better for Your Business?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Amazon is the world’s largest e-commerce site, and its U.S. product sales alone are expected to exceed $367 billion in 2021. With close to 200 fulfillment facilities across the U.S., the company also operates the country’s largest fulfillment network.

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Price Optimization: The Next Big Opportunity in Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Companies across virtually all industries are looking for ways to drive profitable growth.

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.

Editor’s Choice: The Journal to Perfect 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.

Noam Frankel and the FreightFriend Story

The Logistics of Logistics

Noam Frankel and the FreightFriend Story. Ryan Schreiber hosts a podcast about Noam Frankel and the FreightFriend story.

Amware Names New Vice President of Human Resources

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Amware Fulfillment has named human resources professional Silvia Hernandes as its Vice President of Human Resources, reporting to Amware CEO Harry Drajpuch.

Owner-ops are not company drivers for a reason – ABC test in practice, rush to get authority, much more data from ATBS

Overdrive Online

Fundamentally, though abuses of the contractor model are real in many industries, including in trucking, owner-ops seek ownership for a reason. ATBS details strong 2020 income to benchmark against, worries about ABC contractor test, much more in podcast. Overdrive Radio

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.

TireHub’s Digital Transformation Shakes Up the Tire Wholesale Industry

Logistics Viewpoints

Ashok Vantipalli, Vice President of IT, recently spoke at ARC Advisory Group’s Supply Chain Forum. Mr. Vantipalli works for TireHub and discussed the company’s ongoing digital transformation efforts.

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes – Plus Indago Highlights (Q1 2021)

Talking Logistics

The first quarter of 2020 ended with great uncertainty as businesses, schools, travel, and trade were all closed or curtailed due to the spread of Covid-19. The first quarter of 2021 ended with a mega cargo ship getting stuck in the Suez Canal and then getting unstuck six days later.

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What is Supply Chain Resilience?

GlobalTranz

If your company’s supply chain survived 2020 and the disruptions of early 2021, it’s safe to say it has passed the resiliency test. What do we mean by that? Let’s start here: what is supply chain resilience?

Freight Brokers…Produce Season is coming: Start building relationships with carriers YESTERDAY

FreightWaves SONAR

Many freight brokers know the common phrase: April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? Produce. This time of year, carrier representatives prepare for the produce season, which typically runs in the United States from April to June.

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

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.

Canada Invests in Expansion of Natural Gas Refueling Network

NGT News

Jim Carr, a member of the Canadian Parliament for Winnipeg South Center, on behalf of Seamus O’Regan Jr., Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, has unveiled a $3 million investment to Envoy Energy for the installation of three natural gas stations.

Customer Experience: How We Feel vs. How We Think?

Carter Logistics

Written by John Willman. During a routine doctor’s visit, I was alerted to an insurance issue with my policy. I was being advised that although my physician was an “in-network” provider according to my insurance, the clinic where I had my exams was considered “out of network”.

37th Annual Salary Survey: Salaries level-off

Logistics Management

Given the number of managers furloughed without pay during the first part of the pandemic, analysts were hardly surprised that salaries remained fairly stagnant in 2020. At the same time, our survey reveals a resiliency pointing to raises in this year of recovery

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DB Schenker’s White Glove Service Connects Retail Fashion Brands with Customers in Brazil

Now, That's Logistics

As retail fashion goods makers around the globe come up with creative ways of reaching their customers, DB Schenker Brazil is stepping in to help them make those valuable connections.

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.