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Happening Now: Supreme Court ruling could strengthen freight carriers’ legal challenges

West Coast and California Logistics

According to FreightWaves , the U.S. Supreme Court has made a decision that could help freight carriers challenge regulations more easily. In a 6-3 ruling, the Court overturned the Chevron doctrine, a 40-year-old policy that required lower courts to always side with federal agencies when regulations were unclear.

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B2B commerce networks: The top 5 benefits of digitizing your supplier network.

Supply Chain Brain

Learn how a B2B commerce network is a critical pillar to enable business resiliency, agility, speed to market, and the achievement of your suppliers aligned with your sustainability objectives.

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Chatting With Your Supply Chain Software

Talking Logistics

Way back in 2013, in a post titled “Siri Comes to Enterprise Apps,” I wrote the following: Instead of manually executing tasks with a mouse or touch screen, why not speak them? We already see this in the consumer realm with smartphones, and in the warehouse too with voice picking technologies. It’s only a question. Read more The post Chatting With Your Supply Chain Software appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Strategies for E-Commerce Success: Optimizing Parcel Spend

Stord

In e-commerce your profitability is made by managing margins. Every step of the process that brings your product from creation to your consumers’ front-door can cut into those margins and reduce your profitability. A brand’s goal is to maximize order value and repeat purchase rate, while minimizing variable product and shipping costs, optimizing ad costs, and keeping overhead costs low.

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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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Adventurous Team Driving: Melissa Eauclaire & Her Husband

Women in Trucking

Melissa Eauclaire loves being a team driver with her husband. Check out her story and advice for women looking to get into the industry.

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Should You Use a WMS or Mobile Robotic System to Optimize Work in in a DC?

Logistics Viewpoints

Locus Robotics Has Introduced a new Robot with a Heavier Payload Historically, a warehouse management system used slotting and waving functionality to optimize the work in a distribution center. Slotting improves picking efficiency by putting the most popular items in locations closer to the shipping docks and at a height on the rack that is easy for a picker to reach.

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Does Your Smart Transportation Strategy Measure Up?

MercuryGate

A smart transportation strategy leverages technology, data insights, hands-on learning, collaboration, and industry best practices. This article explores the concept of “smart transportation.” Further, it reveals how our approach to continuous learning, collaboration, and innovation ensures a transportation management solution that stays ahead of the class.

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AI in manufacturing

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

AI for manufacturers Using artificial intelligence (AI) in manufacturing can significantly improve productivity, reduce equipment failure, increase production efficiency and help identify new business opportunities. The use and discussion of AI has become common. A 2023 survey by McKinsey reported that 79 percent of all respondents had at least some exposure to gen AI, either for work or outside of work.

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Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics in Logistics

Blue Grace Logistics

Whitepaper Download Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics in Logistics Thank you for your interest in our whitepaper! Be sure to click the download button at the top right of the window below to save the PDF. For further insights or to connect with a BlueGrace logistics expert, click here to contact us today.

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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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The CRO Perspective: Growing FreightTech Sales with Ryan Sullivan

The Logistics of Logistics

Ryan Sullivan and Joe Lynch discuss the CRO perspective – growing freighttech sales. Ryan is the CEO and Founder of Ratchet Ventures , a fractional CRO firm specializing in the logistics and freighttech space. Summary: The CRO Perspective: Growing FreightTech Sales In this podcast, Ryan Sullivan, Founder of Ratchet Ventures and an experienced Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), shares his insights on growing sales in the freight tech and logistics industry.

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State of Logistics Report 2024

Supply Chain and Logistics

The 2024 State of Logistics Report outlines a decrease in US logistics costs and a shift toward asset-heavy 3PL strategies.

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Nurturing Career Growth in the New Era of Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

The supply chain discipline has become a C-suite concern that drives competitive advantage and customer excellence — one that requires expansive leadership skills and technical prowess.

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FMCSA's confusing excuse for not enforcing 'commercial' regs

Overdrive Online

FMCSA has been citing a judge's 2019 decision as blocking its ability to penalize bad actors among brokers and carriers for so-called "commercial" violations, but now they seem to admit that's not true.

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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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Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes – Plus Indago Highlights (Q2 2024)

Talking Logistics

We’ve crossed the halfway mark of 2024. Is that a danger sign on the road ahead or one announcing better days around the bend? Is the glass we’re holding half full or half empty? Either way, let’s raise it up and give a toast for making it to another day. As you can see from. Read more The post Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes – Plus Indago Highlights (Q2 2024) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Detention and Demurrage claims are rolling in

Supply Chain and Logistics

Samsung Electronics America fights excessive and undocumented shipping bills, aided by new rules for transparency and documentation.

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How RFID and 2D Tags Will Drive Supply Chain Innovation

Supply Chain Brain

As retail operations become increasingly complex, the need arises for serialized data capture. That’s where tools like the 2D barcode and radio frequency identification come into play.

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Supreme Court 'Chevron deference,' 'Comer Post' decisions: Trucking impact

Overdrive Online

Conservative court activists and business interests celebrate dealing a blow to federal agencies' power to regulate businesses. What does the end of so-called "Chevron deference" to regulators mean for FMCSA and EPA?

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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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Construction Begins on Battery Cell Manufacturing Plant in Mississippi

NGT News

Amplify Cell Technologies, a joint venture between Accelera, Daimler Trucks & Buses US Holding LLC and PACCAR, recently broke ground at its new battery cell manufacturing plant in Marshall County, Mississippi. The 500-acre site will be home to a two-million-square-foot, energy-efficient facility with an annual manufacturing capacity of 21-gigawatt hours (GWh) for the production of […] The post Construction Begins on Battery Cell Manufacturing Plant in Mississippi appeared first on NGT

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HMM Listed as a Controlled Carrier After FMC Decision

MTS Logistics

South Korea-based Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is now a controlled carrier, per the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC). HMM is the latest shipping line to be added to the list. The FMC made the addition to its controlled carrier list due to HMM’s close connections and collaboration with the government of South Korea. Being named a “controlled carrier” means that the Federal Maritime Commission, which regulates the shipping industry as it pertains to the United States, has deter

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Canada Rail Union Reauthorizes Strike Ahead of Uncertain Summer

Supply Chain Brain

The vote gives the union the authority to call for a strike within the next 60 days if ongoing labor negotiations with CN and CPKC fall through.

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'Outlaw' the carrier lease-purchase model: FMCSA task force chair

Overdrive Online

FMCSA's Truck Leasing Task Force chairman Steve Rush is not the only member whose mind seems made up on the future of the carrier lease-purchase. The next task force meeting, July 18, takes up opportunity in "equitable leasing agreements.

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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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July 2, 2024 Update

Freightos

Blog " * " indicates required fields Email * Name This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. More Resources Home July 2, 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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Why Fixed-Rate Contracts Can Be a Risky Bet for Ocean Freight Importers

Dedola Global Logistics

A Note About This Blog Post We understand that time is of the essence. That’s why we’ve structured this post to provide a quick summary of the main points right at the start. If you’re interested in a deeper dive, you can read the detailed sections that follow each point. We hope this format proves beneficial and your feedback will help us continue to refine our content to best serve the importers we’ve been supporting for five decades.

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Watch: GenAI Challenges Traditional Thinking on Supply Chain Talent

Supply Chain Brain

Some assumptions and beliefs about the contribution that generative AI will make to supply chains are misplaced, says Dana Stiffler, distinguished vice president analyst at Gartner.

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Truckers caution against use of roadside data in safety ratings

Overdrive Online

Since the CSA SMS came into play a decade and a half ago, it's been on the FMCSA's wish list to use roadside data to determine a safety rating. The effort to revamp the rating process generated pushback from carriers in this recent public session.

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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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Trucking fleets should plan for a 2027 pre-buy

Commercial Carrier Journal

According to an industry-wide survey, 36% have a CARB pre-buy procurement plan in place, 64% said they either do not have a plan or are unsure if their organization has a plan.

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A Story of Adaptability, Embracing Diversity and Becoming Successful Key Account Manager, Meet Sanket Jha on #WeAreLogiNext

Loginext

Navigating life’s myriad challenges, especially living in multiple states and adapting to diverse cultures, shapes you into a versatile individual. Sanket’s journey highlights adaptability, continuous learning, and a relentless drive for innovation. Dive into his story to discover how embracing diversity and curiosity leads to a fulfilling and impactful career.

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Justice Department to Charge Boeing, Seeks Guilty Plea from Planemaker

Supply Chain Brain

Boeing will have until July 5 to decide whether to plead guilty to the charges, the department told the families of victims of two fatal 737 Max crashes and their attorneys in a meeting June 30.

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