Sat.Sep 07, 2019 - Fri.Sep 13, 2019

Final Mile Carriers: What Should Shippers Know?


As noted by Freight Waves, e-commerce will contribute to the delivery of more than 100 million parcels per day by 2026.

What’s Wrong with Continuous Improvement Programs in Logistics?

Kane is Able

Lip Service. According to Merriam-Webster, it’s a belief “expressed in words but not backed by deeds.”. There’s a lot of that going on when it comes to programs for continuous improvement in logistics. Some companies do quite a good job presenting the image of a quality-driven operation.

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Using Machine Learning to Improve Ergonomics in Warehouse Jobs

Material Handling and Logistics

"Robots and humans could have an active collaboration, where a robot can say, 'I see that you are picking up these heavy objects from the top shelf and I think you may be doing that a lot of times. Let me help you '"

Wave Picking – What You Need to Know


Wave picking streamlines one of the most complicated warehouse activities, the order picking process.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Converting More Leads to Loads with John Simpson

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:33] Please introduce you and your company. . My name is John Simpson. I’m the director of sales at Covideo. We’re an email, texting, video platform for salespeople. The company is based in Indianapolis. [01:14] 01:14] Tell us a little bit about yourself.

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Sensor Robots Can Handle Hazardous Situations

Material Handling and Logistics

The "Squishy Rotobt" is equipped with six cameras, GPS, and various interchangeable chemical, biological, and radiological sensors that deliver data and 360-degree videos in situations where human access can be difficult or unsafe

Freight Recession? August Truckload Volumes Suggest Otherwise

Food Logistics

There were more truckload shipments on the spot market in August than any other month in 2019

New Delaware camera law singles out trucks

Fleet Owner

State truck association official calls the measure 'overkill'

Integrating Customer Portals into End-to-End Supply Chain Processes

Talking Logistics

There have been many ways that companies have attempted to exchange data and information with their trading partners over the years. One more recent method is through online customer portals. While these portals are meant to replace the manual processing of faxes and emails, they create their own integration challenges. What are some of those. Read more Integrating Customer Portals into End-to-End Supply Chain Processes.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Truck Driver Wait Times Cost Big Bucks

Material Handling and Logistics

Research suggests how shippers can avoid these costs, which extend beyond detention fees

Landi Renzo Scores CNG Contract with LAX

NGT News

Landi Renzo USA, the U.S. subsidiary of Landi Renzo Group, has announced a new alternative fueling collaboration with Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), the airport authority that owns and operates Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Volvo bringing European tech to North America

Fleet Owner

Volvo Dynamic Steering (VDS), Volvo Active Driver Assist 2.0 and the next generation of its Turbo Compound engine will be available by next year

Why Omnichannel Supply Chain Success Depends on Inventory Optimization


All businesses want to achieve success, but omnichannel supply chain success requires a comprehensive level of oversight and control in your operation. Omnichannel orders may come from anywhere, so significant risks exist. However, inventory optimization can solve these challenges.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Congestion Worsening With Few Solutions in Sight

Material Handling and Logistics

Research finds it a growing factor in logistics costs

S.C. Healthcare Provider Touts Success of Propane Autogas Fleet

NGT News

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS), a healthcare provider located in Spartanburg, S.C., has been finding success with propane autogas over the years. In 2013, SRHS began looking for an alternative fuel option for its fleets in order to help the region meet emissions criteria.

Proper inspections can help us do better in safety blitzes

Fleet Owner

Figures are out from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s June Roadcheck inspection blitz, and, a little more than 12,000 trucks were taken out of service (OOS) during the event. More than 67,000 inspections took place in the U.S. and Canada duri

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Transplace honors top carriers at 2019 Carrier Symposium

Refrigerated Transporter

Transplace, a provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, recently recognized its top carriers during its 2019 Carrier Symposium. The annual event provides education, recognition and appreciation for the more than 32,000

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Lack of Investment in Waterways Transport Could Threaten $32 Billion in GDP

Material Handling and Logistics

More than $6 billion in improvements needed for US waterways to compete in the global agriculture market

Clean Transportation Leaders Honored in DC/Maryland/Virginia Region

NGT News

The Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition (GWRCCC) has announced the winners of its 2019 Clean Transportation Awards. In its annual report to the U.S.

Kenworth reaches for new truckers with appreciation video

Fleet Owner

As 2019 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week comes to an end, Kenworth pays homage to truckers with an inspirational video that highlights its premium equipment

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The Impact of TMS on the Car Industry


What is the impact of TMS on the car industry? Henry Ford knew how vital transportation is in any business setting. “The real limit to the size of a corporation is transportation,” wrote Henry Ford in his 1926 industry treatise “Today and Tomorrow.”

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

RLS Logistics expands cold storage space in New Jersey

Refrigerated Transporter

RLS Logistics recently opened a new food-grade ambient storage facility in Vineland NJ. Located adjacent to its current Vineland cold storage facility, RLS said the new warehouse will offer an additional 36,000 square feet of storage space to its cu

Cummins Beefs up Hydrogen Fuel Cell Business with Hydrogenics Acquisition

NGT News

Cummins Inc. has closed on its acquisition of Hydrogenics Corp., a provider of fuel cell and hydrogen production technologies. The previously announced acquisition was completed for $15.00

Lightning Systems seeing growth as electric grant programs expand

Fleet Owner

Grant programs in California and other states are playing a critical role in getting more electric commercial vehicles on the road. For Tim Reeser, CEO and co-founder of Lightning Systems, it also means a need to increase his company’s workforce by


The Benefits of Effective Final Mile Logistics


An effective final mile logistics strategy must consider all variables, defining what is necessary to provide a superior customer experience. Unfortunately, not all final mile carriers are equal, and services may vary widely between geographic regions.

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!