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What the Trucking Industry Could Look Like in 2021

Shipchain

A Brief Recap on The Trucking Industry’s Recent History. That last few years have been nothing short of eventful for the trucking industry.

Fulfillment Warehouse Worker Retention in the Wake of COVID-19

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Warehouse employee retention has long been an opportunity for fulfillment companies, but the challenge has been magnified in the wake of COVID-19. Along with attracting and onboarding new talent, retention is now at the forefront of nearly every fulfillment company’s labor efforts.

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The 2020 Holiday Season Logistics Guide

Logistics Viewpoints

Last week’s Amazon Prime Day kicked off what will surely be a wild 2020 holiday season. While the numbers are not official yet, most estimates have Prime Day raking in nearly $10.5 billion in worldwide sales.

Launching a Successful 3PL in the Age of Tech with Nicholas Reasoner and Jeff Dangelo

The Logistics of Logistics

Launching a Successful 3PL in the Age of Tech with Nicholas Reasoner and Jeff Dangelo. Nicholas Reasoner , Jeff Dangelo , and Joe Lynch discuss launching a successful 3PL in the age of tech.

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Minimizing Retail Supply Chain Disruptions in 2021 and Beyond

Speaker: Izaac Moran, Customer Success Manager, FourKites; Glenn Koepke, SVP of Customer Success, FourKites; and featuring interviews with supply chain experts from Dollar Tree and Best Buy

Register for our upcoming webinar to see how savvy retailers including Dollar Tree and Best Buy are leveraging real-time visibility across their end-to-end supply chains in creative ways to drive agility and thrive in today’s unpredictable environment.

What an Early Holiday Shopping Season Means for Supply Chains

Kuebix

Whether or not consumers, suppliers and retailers are ready, holiday shopping season is right around the corner!

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How Can Companies Safely Surf the Pandemic’s Storm Waves?

Logistics Viewpoints

Companies have been whiplashed by the combination of a long running pandemic and the recession it kicked off. Better planning can help companies mitigate the effects of this crisis.

The New Reality of Amazon FBA with Ephraim Ausch

The Logistics of Logistics

The New Reality of Amazon FBA with Ephraim Ausch. Ephraim Ausch and Joe Lynch discuss the new reality of Amazon FBA, also known as Fulfillment by Amazon. Ephraim is an expert in Amazon FBA and he works closely with Amazon sellers. About Ephraim Ausch.

US exporters revolt over cost of changing earliest return dates

Supply Chain and Logistics

This story isn’t pretty. It details how shipping lines are not providing accurate information on earliest return dates, and in fact are often changing them at the last minute. Those changes often result in penalties charged to shippers. It’s another … Continue reading → Advanced Computing Logistics Ports Shipping Supply Chains agriculture containers customer service information systems Ocean ocean shipping

Selecting a Fulfillment Provider: Primer for the Mid-Sized Company

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

You’re an Etailer or direct sales company. Demand for your product is increasing and you’re fulfilling more and more orders every month. You may have even begun describing your business as “mid-sized” instead of small.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

5 Challenges Retailers Face This Holiday Shopping Season

Logistics Viewpoints

My to-do list has included one incomplete item since mid-September, one glaring blank spot where a big green checkmark belongs. That to-do item is “Start Christmas shopping.”

Transport Management System: Making your Logistics Supply Chain Successful

20Cube Logistics

With the constant technology evolution, the supply chain logistics is being introduced to a new and innovative way of shipping consignments. The future of shipping lies the way the technology is conceived and adopted to automate manual processes.

Flexport: ‘… predictability and stability, not just dirt cheap rates’

Supply Chain and Logistics

It’s always interesting to hear what Ryan Petersen of Flexport has to say about trade. In addition to being a top executive in the shipping 3PL arena, he’s often an astute economic observer. And he’s echoing a refrain lots of … Continue reading → Logistics Service Management Shipping Strategy Supply Chains containers customer service ocean shipping service

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How hazmat shipping automation helps you find hidden demand (and revenue)

Mario Sagastume

Can you really grow your operation’s revenue by simply automating with hazmat software?

The Rise of Supply Chain n.0 – 5 Ways to Thrive on Change

Ready to learn how to thrive on change? In this eBook, our experts share the 5 key steps to executing Supply Chain n.0 strategies that thrive on change.

Retail 2020 – A Year of High Season

Logistics Viewpoints

One thing is certain – there is no normal in 2020. What we have experienced so far this year is either a blip that we will look back at and wonder on, or our lives have fundamentally shifted, and 2020 is really just Year One.

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How to Choose an Automated TMS | 9 Things To Know

GlobalTranz

Companies must put a lot of thought into transforming their TMS. There are many things to consider when they need to evolve systems of record. Taking the leap of faith and opting to choose an automated TMS can be tricky.

How Panama Canal navigated COVID, drought and trade war

Supply Chain and Logistics

This extremely interesting article details what’s happening at the Panama Canal in terms of ocean shipping trade. I learned a lot from it. For instance, containers are a small part of the trade through the Canals, both the Panamax and … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains bulk container shipping ocean shipping panama canal trade

‘It’s right there in the law’: Owner-operator talks forced ELD switch, pressing brokers on rates transparency

Overdrive Online

Independent operator Al Montano: Brokers "are supposed to provide (a shipper's rate). As a trucking company and as a contractor, you have the right to take advantage of that and have the broker submit that info to you. It's up to you.".

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

2020: The Great Inbound Rebound

Talking Logistics

Customer experience once demanded extensive outbound optimization—often leaving inbound as an afterthought. Then COVID-19 happened. Now inbound is becoming stronger than ever, and connectivity is helping.

Truckers applaud Labor Department proposal to clarify role of owner-operators

Logistics Management

There is one labor issue keeping trucking executives awake at night, and it concerns the legality of using owner-operators as independent contractors in California and elsewhere.

What Is an Automated Freight Settlement?

GlobalTranz

More supply chain leaders are learning to leverage technology to improve performance and lower landed costs. Unfortunately, there remain opportunities to recapture freight spend within the freight settlement process that automated freight settlement could solve. Consider this example.

Everything You Need to Know to Stay Compliant as a Self-Filing Importer

Magaya

Whether you’re importing the latest trendy gadgets from China, tapestries from Morocco, or coffee from Peru, every qualified importer has the right to self-file their own customs entries.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

6 Inventory Control Techniques for Stock Optimization

EazyStock

Inventory Control Techniques that use Stock Optimization Best Practices. There are hundreds of inventory control blog posts on how to organize warehouses, track goods and pick and pack efficiently.

Faces of the Road: Annette Wilcox, a fresh perspective on life OTR

Overdrive Online

Wilcox transitioned to trucking in her 50s more than a decade ago -- her "Bumping the Dock" memoir chronicles initial impressions of life trucking over-the-road with fresh eyes from the time past, with the benefit of nearly two decades' hindsight as well.

SEO for Beginners

Ship Monk

If you haven’t noticed yet, times are a-changin’. While Mad Men might have you believe that marketing is all about having a penchant for office drama and wearing incredibly stylish outfits, we’ve come a long way since then.

Why Independent Software Vendors are a Valuable Part of Your ERP System

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

The software industry loves TLAs (three-letter acronyms) so we are liable to talk about certain partners as ISVs (independent software vendors). An ISV makes software that is compatible with the ERP system you use.

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SAP S/4HANA: 4 Tips to Get You Started on the Right Path

With SAP S/4HANA at the core of your digital transformation, you can empower your supply chain with intelligent process automation, unprecedented visibility, actionable insights and real-time collaboration.