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Consider regional carriers when weighing your parcel delivery options

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If the combination of holiday demand, higher rates and volume caps has you seeking alternatives to FedEx, UPS and the USPS, maybe it’s time to consider adding some regional carriers to your parcel delivery options. Parcel Shipping for eCommerce

Why Your Supply Chain Needs a Dynamic Cost Model

Logistics Matter

The last 18 months have seen the freight market at its most turbulent in living memory. Rates and schedules, capacity and conditions have all been changing on a seemingly daily basis, forcing shippers to become more flexible and agile.

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Supporting Fast and Efficient Land Transportation in Canada and Beyond

Now, That's Logistics

Like many organizations, one US art supply manufacturer and distributor was leveraging the infrastructure put in place by large e-tailers for selling and distributing its products to Canadian consumers.

How Remote Managed IT Services Can Help You Build a Scalable Business

Cyzerg

Remote-managed IT services are becoming a necessity rather than a luxury. The reason is that the competition in the industry has gone up in recent years due to the increase in warehouses leveraging technology in their operations.

3 Ways End-to-End Visibility Helps Minimize the Risks of Ocean Freight

Download this playbook to learn how end-to-end visibility helps to mitigate risk associated with the ocean freight market.

REPOST: Building a Freight Juggernaut Again with Michael Leto

The Logistics of Logistics

Building a Freight Juggernaut Again with Michael Leto. Michael Leto and Joe Lynch talk about building a freight juggernaut again. Michael is the CEO of Emerge , a digital freight marketplace that was built specifically for carriers and shippers.

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L.I.N.K. | How Will Supply Chain Disruptions Affect the Thanksgiving Table?

Food Logistics

Anaplan VP of global supply chain solutions Evan Quasney gives insight into how the supply chain disruptions will show up on the Thanksgiving table this year, as managing editor Brielle Jaekel asks him about trends in the industry. Warehousing / Grocery Retail

Global Trade Compliance is a Massive Undertaking for Big Shippers

Logistics Viewpoints

Trade Compliance also Applies to Shipments within a Nation’s Borders. I recently completed a study of the Global Trade Compliance software market. I managed to speak to two executives a multinational global conglomerate about their approach to trade compliance.

Surviving The LTL Market with Todd Trompeter

The Logistics of Logistics

Surviving The LTL Market with Todd Trompeter. Todd Trompeter and Joe Lynch discuss surviving the LTL market.

The Challenge of Freight Container Utilisation and Why it Matters

Logistics Bureau

Shipping air inside expensive freight containers has never been a cost-effective approach to transportation. Today though, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s even more critical to try and improve capacity utilisation , given the skyrocketing costs of container freight shipping.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

Six drivers ensure U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree's delivery to D.C.

Overdrive Online

This U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree began its journey on a 100-plus-foot-long trailer with System Transport's drivers in the Mad River Ranger District of Six Rivers National Forest in California. For the drivers involved: An "experience of a lifetime.".

Truck tonnage levels see October gains, reports ATA

Logistics Management

The ATA’s advanced Seasonally Adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index for October—at 113 (2015=100)—eked out a 0.4% increase, following a 2.2% September increase

Demand Planning in VUCA Times with Ali Raza

The Logistics of Logistics

Demand Planning in VUCA Times with Ali Raza. Ali Raza and Joe Lynch discuss demand planning in VUCA times. Ali is the Founder and CEO of Throughput , where he and his team help companies realize greater output and free cash flow. About Ali Raza. Ali Raza is the Founder and CEO of Throughput, Inc.,

Supply Chain Strategy Mistakes

Logistics Bureau

Developing a Supply Chain Strategy is not hard. But here are some mistakes people make in putting the strategies together. Try to avoid these: Related articles on this topic have appeared throughout our website, check them out: 5 Reasons Why Your Supply Chain is not Best in Class.

4 Silver Linings of the Chaotic Ocean Freight Market

Speaker: Peter Tirschwell, Chris Stauber, Sarah Barnes Humphrey, and Audrey Ross

Join this webinar exploring the silver linings that have emerged from the chaotic ocean freight market. The discussion will highlight solutions that prioritize digitization and build a more efficient international supply chain. Jan 25 at 10am CT.

Poking at hours of service: Independent data collection around COVID-19 waiver use under way to #InvalidateHOS

Overdrive Online

Trucker Nation teams up with D&K Truck Compliance on a new effort to gather data from carriers and individual drivers who have operated under the COVID waiver. The goal is to study safety outcomes, potentially spurring hours of service change. Channel 19

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Key questions to ask before ERP implementation

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Implementing an ERP project can be compared to climbing to the top of Mount Everest, you need to approach it one step at a time before reaching the peak. Also look at it this way: You wouldn’t climb Mount Everest without an experienced guide.

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DoD Awards Pilot Project to XL Fleet for Fuel-Saving Tech for Tactical Vehicles

NGT News

XL Fleet Corp. has been awarded a contract by the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) and The U.S. Army’s Project Manager Transportation Systems (PM TS) to prototype a fuel-saving technology for military vehicles.

How Technology Can Help Small & Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs) In The Supply Chain World

Turvo

Supply chains for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs or SMEs) have followed a similar trajectory over the years. Consumers or business owners create a purchase order. Once the items ordered are ready, the supplier contacts a shipping company to move the products.

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The Smart Data Revolution: How AB InBev Drives Efficiency with Visibility Data

Speaker: AB InBev and FourKites

Register for our upcoming webinar to learn how leveraging the right data to make quick, well-informed decisions is the key to success in supply chain & logistics. Join FourKites and AB InBev to learn what’s possible with a data-driven supply chain strategy & real-time transportation visibility.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Overdrive Online

We're thankful for all of you keeping the country moving. Whether you're on the road or at home for the holiday, we hope you have a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving!

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Yara Birkeland, World’s First Autonomous Electric Container Ship, Launches

MTS Logistics

Yara Birkeland, the world’s first autonomous and electric container ship, completed her maiden voyage last week, arriving in Oslo, Norway.

The smart factory Part 3: What does the factory of the future look like

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

The pandemic has placed unprecedented pressure on manufacturing companies, which have been forced to adapt to supply chain interruptions, market shifts and labor shortages.

National diesel average falls for first time in 10 weeks

Logistics Management

Falling $0.01-cents, the national average came in at $3.724 per gallon. This marked the first decrease since the week of September 13, when the national average fell to $3.372, down from $3.373 the week of September 6

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Modernizing Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

Speaker: Nimesh Patel, Gregory Demitrack, and Sarah Barnes Humphrey

Register for our upcoming webinar to better understand the state of the pharmaceutical supply chain. FourKites partnered with Accenture to survey supply chain executives working in pharmaceuticals, biotech, cell and gene therapy, medtech, and other related industries.

FLO Places Public EV chargers in Alaska

NGT News

In collaboration with Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA), FLO, an electric vehicle (EV) charging network in North America, has inaugurated two DC Fast Chargers (DC FC) in Fairbanks, Alaska. These are FLO’s first chargers in the state.

How Digitalization of the Purchase Order (PO) Can Save Time and Money

MTS Logistics

To all procurement and logistics specialists, how many of your daily emails pertain to purchase orders? With so many emails there is margin for error due to the manual inputs of the operation.

[WHITE PAPER] SONAR highlight reel: Contrary to typical seasonality, intermodal volume rises in Nov.

FreightWaves SONAR

View the Full White Paper. See description of the just-released FreightWaves Trusted Rate Assessment Consortium (TRAC) spot rate data on pages 5-6. Truckload demand has started to pick up ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Coffee Supply Crisis Means More Expensive, Bitter Tasting Brews

Supply Chain Brain

Coffee snobs have a lot to worry about right now. A global shortage of beans is already threatening to push up prices at cafes and supermarkets. Now, your morning cappuccino or latte might start leaving a bitter taste for other reasons too

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Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.