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Transportation Challenges and Logistics Trends in 2023

MercuryGate

During the past year, the logistics industry has seen immense change and volatility, bringing numerous challenges. As we enter a new year, it’s important to look back at what we overcame in 2022 and reflect on how that will shape the year ahead.

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9 Operations Management Problems (And a Solution for Each!)

Conger

Wondering what the top operations management problems are? Then you’re in the right place. Because in this article, we not only discuss the top operations management problems. We also offer some practical solutions for each. So, you can take what you learn and put it into practice quickly.

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Warehouse Product Slotting: The Ultimate Guide

Logistics Bureau

If you browse through the Logistics Bureau blog, you’ll find at least two or three articles—and about the same number of videos—that cover warehouse product slotting.

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Freight Agents: Taking Ownership of Your Business

Trinity Logistics

Taking ownership of your Freight Agent business is important to be successful. It’s been nearly three weeks since we traveled to the magical city of New Orleans for our much-anticipated 2022 Freight Agent Conference.

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How Top Food Shippers are Navigating Supply Chain Disruptions in 2023

Speaker: Glenn Koepke and Melissa Wreath

On February 2nd, join FourKites and ArrowStream to learn what food & beverage suppliers, restaurant operators, and other industry leaders are doing to address the labor and talent management issues affecting the food and restaurant supply chains today.

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5 Fleet Tracking Technology Trends to Watch for in 2023

RasTrac

Verizon recently conducted a survey of over 600 fleet management professionals and they came up with some major trends to look out for in 2023.

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How companies need to evolve to achieve Supply Chain Resiliency

Logistics Management

Join our webinar, hosted by Adrian Wood from Dassault Systèmes, to learn about the key requirements and considerations in the supply chain resiliency evolution

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U.S. logistic managers are bracing for delays in the delivery of goods from China in early January 

ShipLilly

Impact on industry and international trade. The logistics industry is dealing with yet another challenging obstacle from the new Covid-19 infections that recently hit China.

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Freight Cost Volatility Impacts on Inflation – An Analysis

Freightos

The global economy has gone through an incredibly tumultuous time since 2020. From lockdown-induced purchasing highs, soaring logistics costs and supply chain snarls to waning demand, soaring inflation, and fears of recession – there has never been a dull moment. .

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How to Get the Job You Want Post-Grad

Trinity Logistics

Learn how to get the job you want post-graduating by elevating yourself as a candidate and effectively selecting the right opportunity. Today’s market is complex, both for the employer and the employee.

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The Great Supply Chain Gear-Up: Sustainability and Agility for 2023

Speaker: Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev

Join Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev, for an insightful overview of general supply chain best practices, how to build a more sustainable supply chain, and navigating post-pandemic supply challenges.

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The Connected Ecosystem with Bill Vitti

The Logistics of Logistics

Bill Vitti and Joe Lynch discuss the connected ecosystem, which is one of the best ways to describe Transflo. Bill is the President and CRO of Transflo, the trusted industry leader in mobile, telematics, and business process automation solutions to the transportation industry. About Bill Vitti .

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Top 10 Talking Logistics Posts in 2022 (Plus Indago & Other Highlights)

Talking Logistics

Earlier this month, one of my guests on Talking Logistics said, “Supply chain and logistics professionals have wanted a seat at the C-suite table for a long time. Nobody said, however, that it would be the hot seat.”

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Women In Trucking calls for 2023 Driver of the Year nominations

Fleet Owner

Applications are open to any female driver who has safely driven at least one million consecutive accident-free miles. Nominations are due by Feb. Safety

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Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Chile’s Port of Valparaíso

Now, That's Logistics

Founded in 1536 by conquistador Juan de Saavedra, who named it for his birthplace in Spain, Valparaíso, Chile lies on the south side of a broad, open bay of the Pacific Ocean, 84 miles northwest of the national capital of Santiago. The city stands on the slopes of a semicircular spur of the coastal mountain range that ends in the rocky peninsula of Point Angeles.

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5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

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The 8VC Story with Jake Medwell

The Logistics of Logistics

Jake Medwell and Joe Lynch discuss the 8VC story. Jake is a Founding Partner at 8VC , an early-stage venture capital firm headquartered in Austin, TX with offices in San Francisco, New York City, and Boston. About Jake Medwell.

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Cycling With Purpose: Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure Team 2022 Wrap-up

Talking Logistics

Last month, Kelly McCauslin from e2open (a Talking Logistics sponsor) and a member of our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure cycling team, participated in the JDRF Ride in Tucson, AZ.

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Cox Transportation Services acquires cross-border specialist Outwest Express

Fleet Owner

Specializing in Mexican cross-border logistics, Outwest Express brings a fleet of more than 400 tractors and 1,200 trailers that serve a diversified group of customers to Cox Transportation’s time-sensitive truckload freight operations.

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Outwest Express acquired by Cox Transportation Services

Commercial Carrier Journal

Servicing the Southwestern U.S. with 400-plus trucks, Outwest Express specializes in managing Mexican cross-border logistics. Business / Mergers & Acquisitions

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Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

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Concert-hauling 2011 Pete 389 glider crowned Pride & Polish champ

Overdrive Online

The truck, which after 500,000 miles was intended to be driven occasionally by Shomotion owner Michael Scherkenbach, was instead given to a retiring owner-operator to keep him on tour with the fleet part-time. He didn't bat an eye at the coffin sleeper. Pride & Polish

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How the IoT Can Drive Sustainable Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

More and more companies are adopting advanced technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, and the internet of things (IoT) to transform their supply chains and keep pace with market requirements

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Factors to consider when choosing an outside service provider

Fleet Owner

There are a variety of options available for fleets seeking to outsource their maintenance. Choosing the wrong provider, however, could have dire consequences. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

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Embark / Knight-Swift

Commercial Carrier Journal

The carrier will directly own and operate a truck with select features of Embark’s automated driving software. Equipment controls / Autonomous

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Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

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Is the 24.5-size tire being phased out entirely?

Overdrive Online

That doesn't necessarily mean sourcing difficulties, particularly for 24.5s in low-profile sizes, will get better fast. Production of the 24.5 took something of a backseat to the more widespread 22.5 over the course of the pandemic's supply chain snarls. Equipment

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Lion Electric Produces First Lithium-Ion Battery Pack at New Manufacturing Facility

NGT News

The Lion Electric Co., a manufacturer of all-electric medium and heavy-duty urban vehicles, has completed production of its first lithium-ion battery pack at the company’s battery manufacturing facility located in Mirabel, Quebec.

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TuSimple to cut 25% of workforce

Fleet Owner

The company’s restructuring plan comes after leadership shakeups and the end of its partnership with Navistar.

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Cargo sensor technology helps carriers improve trailer utilization

Commercial Carrier Journal

Statistics show that carriers using cargo sensors experience an improvement in turnaround times for trailer assets – a much-needed benefit as average facility dwell times have increased by 7% since April. Technology / Asset tracking & management

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Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

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[Video] Improving Supply Chain Resilience: How A Digital Supply Chain Orchestration Platform Can Help

Talking Logistics

As we near the end of 2022, supply chain and logistics executives are busy preparing their strategies, plans, and budgets for the year ahead.

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Autel Energy, Legacy Clean Energy Provide EV Charging to Disadvantaged Communities

NGT News

Autel Energy, a global manufacturer of electric vehicle charging equipment, has partnered with Legacy Clean Energy (LCE), a minority-owned business in Charlotte, N.C., to provide EV charging solutions for businesses and underserved communities throughout the nation.

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Time to bust tire inflation-pressure myths

Fleet Owner

Inflating tires to match loads provides the best conditions for optimal treadwear, but it also requires a higher level of maintenance. There are a lot of misconceptions about load and inflation pressure that can help fleets increase efficiency. FleetOwner Magazine