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The Top 3 Mistakes Companies Make in Beer, Wine and Spirits Logistics

West Coast and California Logistics

Finding the right 3PL provider to perform and manage your beer, wine and spirits logistics operations can be a daunting task. Mistakes in this industry can be costly and damage your reputation with customers. In this article, we’ll examine the 3 most common mistakes that 3PL providers make when handling these sensitive products.

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The Future of Autonomous Supply Chains Part 1: Autonomous Shipping

Logistics Viewpoints

Autonomous supply chains are systems that can operate with little to no human intervention, and they use artificial intelligence, robotics, automation, and sensors to optimize the flow of goods. The main drivers for growth in autonomous supply chains are the increasing demand for efficiency, transparency, and resilience in supply chain operations, the rapid advancement of technologies including cloud computing and 5G, and the vulnerabilities and inefficiencies of traditional supply chains that w

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How Much Would You Pay for Drone Delivery?

Talking Logistics

On May 30, Amazon announced that “the FAA has given Prime Air additional permissions that allow us to operate our drones beyond visual line of sight, enabling us to now serve more customers via drone and effectively expand and scale our drone delivery operations.” Here are some excerpts from the blog post: To obtain this. Read more The post How Much Would You Pay for Drone Delivery?

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Is cyber security insurance trucking's next big premium?

Commercial Carrier Journal

Cybersecurity insurance is a topic of increasing interest in the trucking community, and small fleets may stand to benefit the most.

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EROAD’s Guide to Running a Sustainable Trucking Business

Over the last three decades, emissions from new trucks have been reduced by more than 98 percent. In fact, it would take 60 of today’s trucks to generate the same level of emissions from a single truck in 1988. Despite these impressive improvements, many trucking businesses continue to seek methods to achieve sustainability goals in a viable, measurable way.

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How Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers Cultivate Resilience in Transportation

Food Logistics

3PLs and cold storage providers remain a key puzzle piece to building and nurturing partnerships, cultivating resilience and helping companies in the cold food space overcome supply chain disruptions. Let's meet the winners.

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The rising threat of lookalike domain attacks on fleet security

Commercial Carrier Journal

Nearly half of all cyberattacks in 2023 were driven by attackers stealing their target’s credentials and reusing them to gain access to their intended organization.

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SAP Goes All-In on Artificial Intelligence

Logistics Viewpoints

Christian Klein, SAP’s CEO, Speaking at Sapphire SAP’s user conference, Sapphire, ran from June 3 rd through the 5 th in Orlando. 12,000 SAP customers and partners attended the event, and another 15,000 watched remotely. SAP (NYSE: SAP) is the world’s largest provider of enterprise applications. The German software colossus has 27,000 customers and 300 million users that rely on their software.

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ILA stops negotiations with USMX

Supply Chain and Logistics

US East and Gulf Coast ports may face labor deal issues. Automation fuels tensions, jeopardizing September expiration.

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The Phoenix Factor: How Arizona Became a Logistics Hub with Chris Camacho

The Logistics of Logistics

Chris Camacho and Joe Lynch discuss the Phoenix factor: how Arizona became a logistics hub. Chris is President and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) , an organization working to attract and grow quality businesses in the Greater Phoenix area. Summary: The Phoenix Factor: How Arizona Became a Logistics Hub In this podcast, Chris Camacho, President and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, discusses how Phoenix has become a thriving logistics hub and a prime location for bu

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How a Global CPG Leader Optimized $500M of Direct Materials Spend and Exceeded Savings Goal

A Fortune 500 CPG company partnered with GEP to improve end-to-end category management, optimize direct spend categories, and increase strategic focus on tail spend. GEP’s sourcing expertise and market intelligence enabled the company to centralize sourcing and order management processes, strengthen key supplier relationships, and enhance supply chain resilience and agility.

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NOOA leasing program in battle with its first leased-on owner

Overdrive Online

The first-ever person to lease on with NOOA's "virtual carrier' operation isn't happy, and says he plans to sue, amid a social media flame war between the two parties. NOOA representatives, meanwhile, defend their contract.

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Lessons from “The Goal” for Optimizing Warehouse Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

As part of my personal and professional development, I’ve been participating in our book club at Lucas Systems over the past several months. We’ve read and discussed some fantastic and thought provoking books. One of the most recent, “ The Goal ,” by Eliyahu Goldratt and Jeff Cox, suggested by our CEO, really got me thinking about the book’s centering theme, the Theory of Constraints, it’s applicability to my area of expertise, software development, and how it can also be applied to processes in

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Are You Using Electric or Autonomous Trucks in Your Transportation Operations?

Talking Logistics

In April 2023, one of our Indago members — who are all supply chain and logistics executives from manufacturing, retail, and distribution companies — submitted the following question: “We see the future of transport moving toward electric and autonomous vehicles. However, ownership, energy sources, and labor relations will change drastically versus the current market structure.

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Solving the $1.8 Trillion Inventory Distortion Problem with Karl Swensen

The Logistics of Logistics

Karl Swensen and Joe Lynch discuss solving the $1.8 trillion distortion inventory problem. Karl is the CEO and Co-founder of Pull Logic , an AI-enabled tech company focused on reducing lost sales for retailers, brands, and manufacturers due failure points in the supply chain and selling processes. Summary: Solving the $1.8 Trillion Inventory Distortion Problem In this podcast, Karl Swensen, CEO and Co-founder of Pull Logic, discusses how their AI-enabled technology helps retailers, brands, and m

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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Global Trade Is on the Rebound. Are Suppliers Getting the Benefit?

Supply Chain Brain

A “rebound” in global trade is underway, and the U.S. and China are the big beneficiaries, according to a new report. For suppliers, however, the news isn’t all good.

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Happening Now: East & Gulf Coast port labor talks suspended

West Coast and California Logistics

According to CNBC , talks between the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) – which represents the union workers at East Coast and Gulf Coast ports – and the ports have broken down over automation allegations.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 14, 2024)

Talking Logistics

I called my father Papi. My kids call me Papi too. Well, not all the time. Sometime ago, one of them (I don’t remember who), started calling me A-Dwee-An. This quickly morphed into just Dwee (which they spell DWI, to my dismay). “Dwi,” they call out to me. “Papi!” I remind them. It doesn’t matter, Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 14, 2024) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Recruiting and Retaining Top Performers in Logistics with Charlie Saffro

The Logistics of Logistics

Charlie Saffro and Joe Lynch discuss recruiting and retaining top performers in logistics. Charlie is Founder and CEO of CS Recruiting , a recruitment company that specializes in the logistics, transportation, and supply chain verticals. About Charlie Saffro Charlie Saffro is a recruiting and retention expert, a female entrepreneur, and a TEDx speaker with a passion for sharing ideas around human leadership, talent acquisition and retention, employee engagement, and company culture.

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How to Conduct Workplace Incident Investigations to Create Safer Workplaces

This white paper provides a comprehensive overview of global workplace incident trends, focusing on the top three biases leading to such incidents. It also highlights the significance of CSA Z1005 as a risk management standard and outlines the ROI of thorough incident investigations, covering emergency response to post-incident interviews. Additionally, it introduces an Investigation Evidence Gathering Matrix.

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Watch: P2G or G2P Robotics? The Great Debate in Warehouse Automation

Supply Chain Brain

Regardless of the size or age of a warehouse, person-to-goods (P2G) robotics is better for warehouse functionality than goods-to-person (G2P), says Kait Peterson, senior director of product marketing at Locus Robotics.

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June 11, 2024 Update

Freightos

Blog " * " indicates required fields Email * Phone This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. More Resources Home June 11, 2024 Update The Freightos Weekly Update helps you stay on top of the latest developments in international freight by giving you the rundown on the latest economic data, ocean and air demand trends, rate data – and anything else impacting the market.

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June 2024 Freight Market Update

Trinity Logistics

Stay up to date on the latest information on conditions impacting the freight market, curated by Trinity Logistics through our Freightwaves Sonar subscription. A LOOK AT THE PAST AND FUTURE OF THE FREIGHT MARKET The Outbound Tender Volume Index (OTVI) measures the volume of contracted freight in the U.S. While this does not account for the spot market, ebbs and flows in contract freight have a direct impact on spot market volume and pricing.

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Weber Logistics Named Top 3PL & Cold Storage Provider

West Coast and California Logistics

Weber Logistics has been named as one of the winners of this year’s Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers Award. The award is presented by Food Logistics , the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global cold food supply chain. The award recognizes leading 3PLs and cold storage providers in the cold food and beverage industry.

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Navigating Uncertainty: How Technology Helps Fleets Thrive in Challenging Times

Change is a constant in the transportation industry. Amid business competition, regulatory developments, environmental concerns, and myriad other challenges, motor carriers must continually adapt to an ever-evolving operational landscape. Fleet telematics technology can help transportation businesses navigate uncertainty, gain a competitive advantage, and boost profitability.

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Embracing the Power of AI and Automation for the Logistics Workforce

Supply Chain Brain

The integration of artificial intelligence and automation has become a foundational investment for businesses operating in the increasingly volatile world of supply chain and logistics.

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Clean School Bus Program Allocates Funding for 269 Propane Autogas Buses

NGT News

In round three of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean School Bus Program funding, more than $6.7 million has been allocated for the purchase of clean propane autogas buses. Fifty-eight districts have been tentatively selected to receive a total of 269 propane autogas buses to replace the nation’s aging, dirty diesel buses. For every […] The post Clean School Bus Program Allocates Funding for 269 Propane Autogas Buses appeared first on NGT News.

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Food Manufacturing Headaches? Let’s Solve ‘Em!

Trinity Logistics

It’s a simple fact. People can’t survive without food. When times are tough, we can certainly make sacrifices in other parts of our lives, like our online shopping habits or a remodel we wanted, but not food. This makes food manufacturing a reliable and even diverse industry to run a business in. Yet, it doesn’t come without its own set of unique challenges, especially with its logistics.

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Protein Shipping Unveiled: Keys to Efficiency and Reliability

Blue Grace Logistics

Webinars Show Submenu Resources The Logistics Blog® Newsroom Whitepaper Case Study Webinars Indexes Search Search BlueGrace Logistics - June 12, 2024 LinkedIn Live Webinar On-Demand: Protein Shipping Unveiled: Keys to Efficiency and Reliability WHAT IS THE TOPIC? As summer grilling heats up, protein shipping takes center stage in logistics. From fresh meat to plant-based options, safe and efficient delivery is key.

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7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024

Procurement and supply chain leaders are presented with their fair share of challenges, with a host of tools and strategies to resolve them. That said, what’s the best path forward to leverage this year’s trends? In this recap of a recent GEP-WBR webinar, 7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024, GEP’s Pramod Sethumadhavan explores seven vital leadership trends that will help guide procurement and supply chain decision-makers.

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3 Tips for Successful Logistics Outsourcing

Supply Chain Brain

The information in this guidebook is based on hands-on project experience in the CPG and retail industry and will equip you with three tips to help you make informative and strategic decisions on outsourcing or improve your organization’s existing outsourcing process.

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Shipment visibility continues to be the top technology spend

Commercial Carrier Journal

According to a recent report from Descartes, truckload and less than truckload were cited as the modes to have the worst performance overall in real-time visibility.

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Page Transportation's fully restored '83 Kenworth W9

Overdrive Online

The truck is the last truck still owned by the fleet that was purchased by founder Keith Titus, father of current owner Dan Titus. It was restored and unveiled to Dan Titus at MATS back in March.