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Determining when to adopt new technology

Fleet Owner

All emerging technologies have costs, but some are more apparent than others. Fleets must designate in-house experts to examine when is the best time to upgrade. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

A peek look to the peak freight season: congestion, chaos, fewer containers

Logistics Management

Anyone who thinks he or she has an accurate feel for what the peak shipping season will look like between now until around Halloween clearly has not been paying attention to the wacky ups-and-downs of the past two years. First came the economic shutdown induced by the COVID-19 pandemic.


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4 reminders about the U.S. Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT)

Truck News

It’s once again time for the annual filing of the U.S. heavy vehicle use tax (HVUT) imposed by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Funds collected from this tax are deposited into the U.S. Highway Trust Fund for transportation infrastructure maintenance and improvements.

The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation with Lisa Morales-Hellebo

The Logistics of Logistics

Lisa Morales-Hellebo and Joe Lynch discuss The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation. Lisa is the Co-Founder and GP at REFASHIOND Ventures , an emerging venture capital fund manager that invests in early stage supply chain technology. About Lisa Morales-Hellebo.

5 Unexpected Ways to Control Supply Chain Costs in 2023

Speaker: Todd Simms and Andy Johnson

Join industry experts Todd Simms and Andy Johnson as they break down five budget line items that ballooned out of control in 2022 and strategies to control them in 2023.

VIDEO: See How Slumberkins and Amware Teamed Up to Scale Fulfillment Operations

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Slumberkins, an educational children's brand, is on the INC 5000 list of America's fastest-growing private companies. Fulfillment Operations Multi Channel Fulfillment Fulfillment Services Fulfillment Outsourcing

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Data-Driven Decision Making: Real-time Transportation Market Intelligence

Talking Logistics

How can companies unlock new value in transportation management? By becoming more data driven in their decision making. That is the focus of a multi-part video seminar we are producing in partnership with Transporeon (a Talking Logistics sponsor) on data-driven decision making.

TMSA Key Takeaways with Jennifer Karpus-Romain

The Logistics of Logistics

Jennifer Karpus-Romain and Joe Lynch discuss TMSA key takeaways.

The Road Ahead for Refrigerated Transport is Paved with HFOs

Food Logistics

For many businesses, choosing the right refrigerant and system makes a great impact across the board—from energy savings to the bottom line, as well as their ability to expand their customer base. Transportation / Cold Chain

There is No Planet B: Can Supply Chains Save the World?

Logistics Viewpoints

Climate change. Resource scarcity. Population growth. Urbanization. Air and water pollution. When it comes to sustainability , many business leaders are feeling the pressure to act. Customers, investors, and regulatory agencies are demanding that companies actively address the climate crisis.

Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

Enabling More Profitable Home Delivery

Talking Logistics

After reading Adrian Gonzalez’s post “Delivery: Revisiting The Logistics Of Elevator Rides,” I thought I would help answer his question about how to achieve profitable growth in home delivery.

The Market Recap with Chloe Castillo

The Logistics of Logistics

Chloe Castillo and Joe Lynch discuss the market recap. Chloe is a Marketing Coordinator at Loadsmart, a freight technology company that is removing the barriers between shippers and carriers so freight can move in the most efficient, transparent and automated way. About Chloe Castillo.

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Maintaining proper tire pressure to maximize fuel economy

Commercial Carrier Journal

Aside from keeping an eye on the numbers at the pumps, tire experts advise keeping a close eye on tire pressure to help maximize fuel economy at a time when fuel prices have reached historic highs. Maintenance / Service and repair

What Does it Cost to Implement a Transportation Management System? How Long Do the Projects Take?

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC has recently completed a study on the transportation management system integration market. We have previously done a study of transportation management system (TMS) market and transportation execution and visibility system markets , and interviewed TMS vendors.

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.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (July 8, 2022)

Talking Logistics

It’s time to unplug and get off the grid. No email, no social media, no television. Just music and books and the great outdoors.

How 3PLs Can Simplify Carrier Management through Technology Enablement

The Logistics of Logistics

How 3PLs Can Simplify Carrier Management through Technology Enablement. July 13, 2022 – 12 PM EST. . Carrier management is one of the most important processes in logistics, and 3PL organizations are constantly challenged with onboarding the right carriers and monitoring their performance.

Understanding the AB5 Law

Trinity Logistics

If you follow any of the transportation or trucking-related publications or are situated on the West Coast, you probably have seen or heard the term “AB5”. The AB5 law, popularly known as the “gig worker bill”, is formerly known as California Assembly Bill 5.

Zelenskyy urges Greek owners to stop moving Russian oil

Supply Chain and Logistics

There’s more to this story than just some Greeks shipping oil for Russia. Apparently Russia has been engaged in shipping Ukranian wheat via ‘dark shipping’ for a while now. Some Greek shipping magnates believe the sanctions on Russia are ‘b t’ … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping dark shipping grain shipping oil shipping sanctions Ukraine War

6 Ways Video Telematics Improves Driver Safety

An in-cab dash cam video system can help fleet operators significantly reduce risky driving, costly legal judgments, and insurance costs. Download the eBook and learn 6 ways to improve driver safety by using dash cams on your trucks.

Safe parking, highway maintenance should be top-priority issues

Overdrive Online

Clifford Petersen argues that lawmakers/regulators should set aside legislative and regulatory projects pushed by those with little to no familiarity with OTR realities, in favor of a push for real progress on parking, highway infrastructure needs. Overdrive Extra


Benefits of Working with a Technology-Forward 3PL Fulfillment Company

Ship Monk

In order to keep up with growing eCommerce orders, follow through on the promise of speedy shipping, adapt to the globalization of supply chains, and adjust for labor shortages that can affect all three, 3PL technology is vital. .

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ENC Delivers 30 Hybrid-Electric Buses for San Francisco Transit Agency

NGT News

ElDorado National (California), or ENC, a subsidiary of REV Group, Inc.,

How to Combat the Rising Gas Prices & Labor Shortages


Time To Read: 2 minutes. Are you feeling the pinch of labor shortages and rising gas prices? These challenges can have a significant impact on your bottom line, especially if your business heavily relies on your fleet for revenue.

Gain a Competitive Edge: The Importance of a Supplier Diversity Program

Speaker: Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence at Insight Sourcing Group, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs, and how you can gain unique competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

Three small fleets take stock of California AB 5 contractor law

Overdrive Online

Opinions vary on whether California fleets' business-to-business relationships with longtime owner-operators in de facto exclusive partnerships can survive AB 5, yet it's not hard to find measures of confidence owner-op contracting models will survive. Channel 19

What is Minimum Order Quantity and Should My eCommerce Business Set One?

Ship Monk

As online shoppers, we see examples of minimum order quantity everywhere. It’s that pop-up in your shopping cart that says, “Add $17.96 to your cart to get free shipping!” It’s the warehouse store that only sells mac & cheese in cases of 36, or toilet paper in packs of 24 mega-rolls.

GreenPower Acquires Lion Truck Body to Offer More Options for EV Customers

NGT News

GreenPower Motor Co. Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of zero-emission, electric-powered, medium and heavy-duty vehicles, has acquired Lion Truck Body to enhance GreenPower’s EV Star truck customers. Headquartered in Torrance, Calif.,

Tire safety risks rise with the temperature

Commercial Carrier Journal

The hotter days of summer can take a greater toll on tires. Experts advise taking certain steps to beat the heat. Maintenance

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.

Owner-operator Tony Gonzalez and his 2015 Peterbilt 379

Overdrive Online

Gonzalez grew up around the business of his longtime owner-operator father, after whom he's named and from whom he purchased the rig, his first. Catch plenty of views via this video, likewise more from a man clearly loving his time OTR as an owner. Custom Rigs

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Warehouse Space Wanted

Now, That's Logistics

With US e-commerce sales growing steadily over the last decade, and with significant growth taking place in 2020 and 2021, shippers have been positioning their goods closer to their end customers. With online sales reaching $870.7 billion in 2021 (a 14.3% year-over-year increase) and $759.6

Xos Delivers Battery-Electric Vehicles for Loomis’ Fleet

NGT News

Xos Inc. has delivered four of its fully battery-electric vehicles to return customer Loomis, a cash-handling company across North America. The four locations include Montebello, Calif.; Hayward, Calif.; Moonachie, N.J.; and Charlotte, N.C.