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Attracting Millennials in the Supply Chain Means Getting Your Digital Supply Chain In Order


As explained by Brian Barry of Multichannel Merchant , millennials make a growing cross-section of the American labor force. Ignoring this generation is impossible and attracting millennials in the supply chain is an even bigger hurdle.

The New NAFTA: What’s Changed? What’s the Impact?

Talking Logistics

Renegotiating the almost 25-year-old NAFTA trade agreement has been a priority of the current U.S. administration, and after a lot of back and forth negotiations between the US, Mexico, and Canada over the past year, a new agreement has been reached which is set to be signed soon. What’s changed? How will these changes impact companies, particularly those that trade with Mexico? What actions should shippers take in response?

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Supply Chain Sustainability Priority, but Measurement is Lacking

Material Handling and Logistics

Barriers to implementing a sustainable strategy include the difficulty in proving the business case.

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Receiving Process


It’s not uncommon to see small and mid-size warehouses struggle with operational inefficiencies. In meeting with many warehouse managers and carefully analyzing their warehouse operations , one common problem that surfaces is a lack of standard processes and specialization within the warehouse.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

Is Powerloop Good for the Freight Business with Andrew Kelley

The Logistics of Logistics

download the audio file. [0:43] 0:43] Please tell us about your background. Andrew Kelley is a global technology executive focused on logistics and supply chain software.

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Freight spending rose by double digits in Q3, buoyed by tight trucking market.

DC Velocity

But long-term outlook is stormy, as U.S. economy may slump under weight of trade tariffs, rising interest rates, U.S. Bank report says. Strategy

This Week in Logistics News (October 22-26, 2018)

Talking Logistics

What does it feel like to cycle in 29F weather going 17.2 mph for 27 miles? I found out this past Monday when I went out for my final training ride before shipping my bike to Santa Fe, NM for the JDRF Ride to Cure.

The Evolving Supply Chain Skills of the Workforce

Material Handling and Logistics

Supply chain management is a career that perfectly matches the skill set of the Millennial generation—if they can be persuaded to pursue it. Perhaps it’s not too much of a stretch to compare the changes that the current workforce is experiencing to the first time that human beings stood upright.

Most Important E-Commerce Logistics Trends To Watch


The e-commerce is changing and presenting online retailers with new and innovative ways of trading online. Because global e-commerce retail sales are expected to exceed 6 trillion dollars by 2021 every business wants to be a leader in their own niches.

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Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. This eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

Consumers to spend 4 percent more this holiday season, NRF survey shows

DC Velocity

Omnichannel buying trends continue, as fifty percent of consumers surveyed say they will buy online and pick up in store. Omnichannel

Still Managing Exceptions Manually? How a TMS Can Help

Talking Logistics

In the good old days, your transportation management system (TMS) could manage nearly all of your transportation workflows. For the exceptions that did pop up, you could dutifully handle them manually, which took some effort but wasn’t a colossal burden on your time.

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Ocean Ports Lead the Way in Logistics Technology Advancements

Material Handling and Logistics

The Port of Virginia serves as a case study in how the nation’s ports are adapting to the needs of the new economy. The North American continent was discovered by sea-faring explorers.

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How Can Technology be The Game Changer for Your Manufacturing Business?


Embracing the changes brought forth by technology in today’s world of digitization hasn’t harmed anyone, provided they haven’t misused or exploited the resource.

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up. Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? It's 2019, and consumers are expecting shipping to be cheap and quick, but that can turn into a real headache from the shipper's side of the equation if you don't make the appropriate changes. But what changes do you even need to make? Join Hannah Testani, COO of Intelligent Audit, as she takes us through the reasons why your shipping could cost so much, and how to use big data and digital transformation to move the needle on your transportation spend.

Oracle unveils four blockchain applications for supply chain

DC Velocity

Track and trace module now in pilot case with California brewery, full suite to launch in 2019. Technology

Digital Transformation: Why It’s Not an ‘Easy’ Button [Video]

Talking Logistics

Roger A. Ciarleglio, SVP Sales, North America at Elemica , discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: How do you define Digital Transformation, and from your perspective, where are most companies today on this journey?

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Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back on the Highways

Material Handling and Logistics

A new round of Hours-of-Service rulemaking and a continued debate on ELD effectiveness leave shippers dazed and confused


[PODCAST] How Shippers Gain Competitive Advantage with a Strategic Approach to Transportation Management


Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” On today’s episode Cerasis welcomes our very own National Director of Sales, Roger Jones. Roger manages our entire sales team, our sales agents, and partner agencies.

How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

AIT Worldwide Logistics acquires WorldFresh Express

DC Velocity

Supply chain solutions provider expands cold chain capabilities, adds 13,800 square-foot West Coast facility for storing frozen, refrigerated and fresh foods. Transportation

Navigating Tariff Changes and the Global Trade Environment [Video]

Talking Logistics

Ben Bidwell, Director of U.S. Customs at C.H. Robinson , discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Can you give us a summary of the biggest global trade developments this year?

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Finding the Optimal California Warehouse Space for Your Products

West Coast and California Logistics

California. A very big state with a very big population. In fact, it’s the largest consumer market in the U.S. and thus a very sensible place to have a distribution center.

Canadian Government Launches $20 Million Women Entrepreneurship Strategy

Morai Logistics

The Canadian government is making a significant investment into providing financial support and opportunity to women entrepreneurship. On Friday, October 19th, 2018, Canadian Export, Promotion Minister, Mary Ng, announced a $20 million government fund toward supporting women in business. This contribution is in addition to an $85 million Women Entrepreneurship Strategy Ecosystem fund implemented last month. Women entrepreneurs could receive up to $100,000 toward growing their businesses.

Key Questions for a Successful Distribution Network

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

As we plan for the world of eCommerce and the customer expectation of quick, free shipping, our ability to forecast is turned on its head. How many distribution centers do we even need, and is that number feasible? Can we use historical data to plan for demand and design our networks, or is there a better way? If we're going to offer the speed of shipping and variety of inventory that today's customers have come to expect, there are a lot of different questions that need to be asked. Join Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations at Helix and an experienced global supply chain strategist, as she walks through the key questions to a successful and efficient distribution network. You'll leave knowing what data you can start collecting today to answer these questions.

XPO drivers in Cinnaminson, N.J., vote to join Teamsters

DC Velocity

Result is latest twist in battle between logistics giant and union organization. Strategy

How to Successfully Implement a Transportation Management System [Video]

Talking Logistics

Geoff Milsom, Senior Director at enVista , discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Can you elaborate on why a successful transportation management system (TMS) implementation actually begins before a TMS is even selected?

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What is Integrated Supply Chain Planning?

Logistics Viewpoints

Mike Reibsamen – the Director of Integrated Supply Chain – at Berry Global, spoke about Berry Global’s supply chain transformation at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) annual conference in early October. Mr. Reibsamen’s primary point was that companies will get much better payback from their supply chain projects if they don’t do them in an ad hoc manner. A company should have a comprehensive end-to-end vision of what they want to accomplish, […].

The End of Sears Should Be Mourned by The Supply Chain Community


If I described to you a retail entity which did the following what would you say?

OnRobot opens U.S. headquarters in Dallas

DC Velocity

Danish firm sees hot growth in market for cobot arm tooling in material handling, other sectors. Robotics