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The Key to International Brand Growth

Ship Monk

“Man on the Ground” – a reference to having a point person physically at a location where the action is happening as opposed to observing or directing from a distance. Third-Party Logistics is a two-sided coin of technology and geography.

The Most Overlooked DC Performance Strategy

Logistics Viewpoints

At one point in my career, I did some work in a large distribution center in Southern California. This experience helped me understand the importance of a healthy workplace culture. At that time, my employer’s intent was to pay above-market rate for our warehouse roles.


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The Future of the Supply Chain: What You Need to Know

MTS Logistics

The supply chain is a complex web of interconnected businesses that work together to bring products to consumers. It’s an essential part of the economy, and it’s constantly evolving.

REPOST: Supply Chains in VUCA Environments with Jim Tompkins

The Logistics of Logistics

Supply Chains in VUCA Environments with Jim Tompkins. Jim Tompkins and Joe Lynch talk about Supply Chains in VUCA Environments.

Gartner on Choosing the Right Supply Chain Visibility Platform for Your Business

Supply Chain Visibility is critical to success in today’s market, but how do you ensure that you choose the right platform? Gartner rates 11 visibility platforms on 100+ capabilities to help you make the best decision for your business. Download the report!

Innovations & Start-ups: Autonomous Trucking, Robots, AI, and more…

Logistics Matter

Trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics: that is what this blog is all bout. Therefore I periodically bring you an overview of the news on logistics start-ups and innovations below. Follow @LogisticsMatter on Twitter to stay updated with the latest news and the best background stories.

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DHL eCommerce Solutions Exhibits its Robotic Sorting Solution

Logistics Viewpoints

DHL DoraSort-to-Bag. DHL held its inaugural DHL Robotics Hour media event earlier this week. The webinar covered a broad range of topics including the future of work in logistics and the major social, business, and technology trends affecting the logistics industry.

The Smart Warehouse With Dan Gilmore

The Logistics of Logistics

Want to know how you can deploy a smart warehouse for your business? Today’s guest is Dan Gilmore of Softeon , a company that provides a full suite of flexible and robust end-to-end supply chain software solutions to deliver success.

Going Beyond the TMS Status Quo

Talking Logistics

There has been dramatic change in supply chain and logistics markets, requirements and procedures over the past 10-20 years.

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L.I.N.K. | Fleets Need Intelligent Route Optimization to Keep Up

Food Logistics

As demand continues to increase in the logistics sector, while a labor shortage and other major supply chain disruptions occur, fleets turn to intelligent ways to optimization their route planning. Transportation / Trucking

How to Achieve True Net-Zero Emissions: An Action Plan for Supply Chain Leaders

To achieve sustainability, many firms set lofty net-zero emissions goals. However, meeting them is easier said than done. This GEP whitepaper shows why supply shain leaders should take steps now, and offers an action plan for moving forward.

Facilities Are a Critical Part of the Enterprise Supply Chain Tech Stack. It’s Time to Start Managing Them That Way

Logistics Viewpoints

Amidst ongoing uncertainty caused by COVID-19 lockdowns in Asia, war in Europe, scarce raw materials and steep inflation, companies are stockpiling inventory as never before in the hopes of mitigating future supply chain shocks.

Uncover Your Potential With Ann Holm

The Logistics of Logistics

Uncovering your potential as a leader is an ongoing process of self-discovery and attaining self-awareness. It is not as easy as it sounds. In fact, a study by the Harvard Business Review found that only 15% people are self-aware, even if 95% claim to be so.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (May 13, 2022)

Talking Logistics

It’s Friday the 13th. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 13.3% year to date. The Red Sox haven’t won their 13th game yet (they’re 11-20). I’ve got 13 pennies in my car (they’ve been there for years). My boys wear 13 on their baseball jerseys. My wife was born on the 13th. There are.

DHL pilots Volvo’s autonomous vehicle technology

Fleet Owner

DHL Supply Chain becomes first fleet customer to adopt new Volvo Autonomous Solutions, which is designed to serve shippers, carriers, logistics service providers, and freight brokers. Technology

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

This Week in Logistics News (May 7 – 13)

Logistics Viewpoints

After more than two years, I finally traveled for a conference again. I was in San Diego for Kinaxis Kinexions , and it was a great trip (I will have a full recap of the conference next week).

REPOST: What Will Tomorrow’s Freight Broker Do with Ben Buchanan

The Logistics of Logistics

What Will Tomorrow’s Freight Broker Do with Ben Buchanan. Ben Buchanan and Joe Lynch talk about what tomorrow’s freight broker will do.

New Chief Capacity Officer Mark Ford Bolsters Freight Procurement Strategy at BlueGrace Logistics

Blue Grace Logistics

New role prioritizes capacity in an unpredictable marketplace to gain competitive advantage.

FleetOwner magazine: May 2022 digital edition

Fleet Owner

This month's issue features a deep dive into "Getting Creative with Parts Management," and much more. FleetOwner Magazine

Using Technology & Strategy to Build a More Resilient Supply Chain

Speaker: Tom Coughlin, President at Coughlin Associates, Inc.

The pandemic has made companies acutely aware of the interdependence of supply chains, with reliance on multiple suppliers to produce crucial components of finished products. One of the consequences will be the growth of more local content in products, and that will require the use of new technologies. In this webinar, learn how to navigate the ways technology working with humans will transform the way products are made and distributed.

May 2022 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. NOT INTERESTED IN READING? WATCH OUR VIDEO UPDATE INSTEAD! A BALANCED MARKET ON THE HORIZON?

3 Ways Carriers Can Manage Rising Fuel Charges

CH Robinson Logistics

Over the last two years, fuel prices have increased 72% per gallon. That can add anywhere from $165 (500 load miles) to $660 (2,000 load miles) in cost per trip. While oil prices are particularly difficult to predict, there are ways to mitigate the impact of these rising fuel charges.

Will battery-electric trucks end up a ‘black eye’ on environmental benefits?

Overdrive Online

New research released by ATRI finds environmental benefits of battery-electric trucks over their life cycle, including production, operation and disposal, are far lower than many believe. Battery-electric trucks only saw a 30% reduction versus diesels. Equipment

WattEV to build charging station at Port of Long Beach

Fleet Owner

The site will be the southern hub of an 'electric highway' e-truck charging network connecting Southern California ports to freeways and Sacramento. WattEV also is deploying an electric trucks-as-a-service program. Emissions & Efficiency

Gartner's Market Guide for Data Analytics and Intelligence Platforms in Supply Chain

The data analytics and intelligence markets are evolving, and supply chain leaders are struggling to keep up. This research offers an overview of the market conditions and provides a list of representative vendors with platform-based solutions for supply chain.

Shipping Freight Rates: Spot or Contract?

Trinity Logistics

Managing transportation costs is a top challenge for shippers, while another challenge that goes in hand is sourcing consistent and reliable capacity. Here enters the contract and spot markets. Which one is best? Which has better shipping freight rates?

Logistics KPIs You Should Be Tracking


Key performance indicators (KPIs) are essential to maintaining a successful logistics operations. They connect data and metrics to show if your operations perform as expected and highlight what strengths or weaknesses may exist.

Examining Factors Affecting Oil Prices


Oil prices are subject to various economic and geopolitical shocks and are highly volatile. There are several factors dictating the price of crude depending upon where you are in the world. We’ll examine some of the main issues.

Shippers Brace for Shanghai Lockdowns to Affect U.S. Port Imports in Q2 and Q3

MTS Logistics

There is an uneasy calm before the storm. The total container volume of the Port of Shanghai decreased significantly in April as U.S. West Coast ports prepare for the import season.

How to Optimize Your Supply Chain in Times of Disruption

Disruptions expose gaps in the supply chain and amplify problems. What can be done? Research by GEP and North Carolina State University shows how tech can fix the gaps and ensure supply chain resilience and optimization. Download now!