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How freight brokers can help reduce empty trucking miles

Bulk Connection

Carriers, in the current seller’s market you shouldn’t have to operate with empty trucking miles and unprofitable loads. Fortunately, you have a key ally that can help: the freight broker.

How Technology is Changing Ocean Shipping

Now, That's Logistics

Like many industries, the ocean freight sector is caught somewhere between using age-old systems that still technically work, and moving into the digital world. With the latter, carriers are able to eliminate costly manual work, reduce reliance on labor, and streamline their operations.


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3 Best Practices for Building A Strong Local Supply Chain

GoShip Blog

Supply chains in the US have been widely stretched around the globe for decades. Outsourcing and offshoring manufacturing has been a gold standard in the industry until 2020. Then, the pandemic happened, accompanied by many other economic and political factors like the US-China trade war and Brexit.

Warehouse Technology: 7 Important Technologies in 2021


Warehouse technology is an effective, sustainable, and cost-efficient solution to addressing the challenges of the warehouse.

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.

Kevin Nolan and the Nolan Transportation Group Story

The Logistics of Logistics

Kevin Nolan and the Nolan Transportation Group Story. Ryan Schreiber and Kevin Nolan discuss Kevin’s entrepreneurial journey and the Nolan Transportation Group Story. Kevin is the Founder of Nolan Transportation Group (NTG). About Kevin Nolan.

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Procurement for the Hotel Industry

SIPMM Professional Publications

With the 4.0 digital era industry now, digital and AI are interconnected. AI is cutting down repeated tasks by simulating human intelligence in machines.

Warehouse Automation in a Time of Rapid Change

Logistics Viewpoints

Last week I had the opportunity to speak with Markus Schmidt, President of Swisslog Americas , about warehousing in today’s environment of rapid and often unpredictable change. The coronavirus pandemic exerted widespread impact on order fulfillment operations.

Putting Supply Chains on Autopilot with Ali Raza

The Logistics of Logistics

Putting Supply Chains on Autopilot with Ali Raza. Ali Raza and Joe Lynch discuss putting supply chains on autopilot. Ali is a theory of constraints (TOC) practitioner who founded a company to help supply chains to improve throughput. About Ali Raza. Ali Raza is the Founder and CEO of Throughput, Inc., an AI-Powered software to help companies run leaner, faster, smoother, and safer operations out of the box.

Daily Management for Improvement

The Lean Thinker

I’m digging through old archives again, and came across this graphic I put together around 2006 or so.

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.

Do Your eCommerce Order Fulfillment Services Cost Too Much?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

An eCommerce business lives or dies on the customer experience, making it essential for online sellers to fill orders quickly in a way that keeps customers happy. While this means you shouldn’t cut corners to save costs, you also don’t have to overspend to get top-notch eCommerce order fulfillment services. This blog will discuss some areas to review when seeking to reduce the cost of eCommerce order fulfillment. Fulfillment Operations

Technology Trends in 2021 and Beyond

Talking Logistics

One of the key lessons learned from 2020 is that companies can no longer afford to stand on the sidelines when it comes to investing in technology and digital transformation. This is not only true for manufacturers and retailers, but for logistics service providers (LSPs) too.

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Since ELD mandate, hours violation likelihood has shifted west on the map

Overdrive Online

With news today of the hours-of-service-related focus on the planned Roadcheck event – this year set for May 4-6, a month sooner than past traditional month of June – keep in mind these states for especially close hours enforcement. CSA's Data Trail

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Mass Personalization: An Emerging Trend and What it Means for Supply Chains


What is Mass Personalization? Personalization is formally defined as “the act of tailoring a product or service based on what customers desire.” Most companies that incorporate personalization have a base product that shoppers can customize as they’re checking out.

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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.

Tips for Starting a New Logistics Operation During a Pandemic

Kane is Able

Despite the global pandemic, Kane Logistics’ operations team has been in major start-up mode for the last year, with several new logistic operations coming on board. All facilities have started successfully and on schedule. But that success is due to more than just having a good project plan.

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COVID-19 Causes Radical Change for Onboarding, but Candidate Values Remain

Food Logistics

COVID-19 transformed the way fleets onboard drivers and employees, but core values remain, like the importance of finding the right fit in an employee. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

Additive Manufacturing Use Cases Go Beyond Prototyping

Logistics Viewpoints

Additive manufacturing use cases, by definition, are not defined by the technology itself, but rather the value they create within an organization.

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UPS – It’s All About the Bottom Line

Logistics Trends and Insights

By now everyone has read the numerous articles about UPS’ record fourth quarter and impressive 2020 earnings. Here are my two big thoughts: It’s all about the bottom line – Goodbye to unprofitable parts of the business.

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.

FMC leadership calls on the White House for maritime worker vaccinations

Logistics Management

The letter did not mince words in laying out the case for the “urgent issue” of vaccinating the U.S. maritime workforce

Big-ticket repairs, replacements, rebuilds: To depreciate or not to depreciate?

Overdrive Online

Equipment improvements present a variety of options as it relates to tax strategy around expensing and depreciation. Depending on your income situation, you could be well served by spreading deductions over years. Channel 19

World’s Fifth Fastest Growing Retailer Automates Replenishment Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

E rkan Cerito?lu, lu, the Director of Sales Operations and Supply Chain at A101. A101 is the fifth fastest growing retail company in the world.

Proven Ways to Fight Fraud When You Ship Freight

Trinity Logistics

As a third-party logistics company (3PL), our job at Trinity Logistics is to service our customers and carriers to the best of our ability. Our job cannot be properly performed if there’s a lack of transparency. Fraud in transportation is on the rise, and the culprits are getting craftier every year.

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.

Despite declines, manufacturing growth remains strong in January, reports ISM

Logistics Management

In its monthly Manufacturing Report on Business, ISM said that the report’s key metric, the PMI, came in at 58.7 (a a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), which was 1.8% below December’s 60.5,


The No-BS, Data-Driven Digital Booking Playbook for 3PLs


Access the Playbook now. Learn how Capacity Management helps freight brokerages re-utilize carriers, build deep relationships, and drive digital bookings. Download the Playbook. Blog Posts

Help us pressure Transport Canada to act on ELD deadline

Truck News

The electronic logging device (ELD) file is one I have discussed on behalf of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) membership many times over the past six years. While some of you may be rolling your eyes and saying, ‘This again? Come on, Millian!’

HyperTrack’s New Software Suite Helps Businesses Seize Delivery Opportunities

Food Logistics

This API-first solution allows customers to choose among routing dashboards and APIs, ready-to-deploy mobile applications, ready-to-use dashboards, real-time data streams and exports and more. Software & Technology / Software Solutions

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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.