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The New World Of Warehousing with Matt Fain

The Logistics of Logistics

The New World Of Warehousing with Matt Fain. Matt Fain and Joe Lynch discuss the new world of warehousing. Matt is the Co-Founder and CEO of popcapacity , which is dedicated to simplifying the process for sourcing warehouse space. About Matt Fain.

Open Letter to the Industry: Invest in the Future

Logistics Matter

I firmly believe we need to invest in the future, however, challenging that may be for a logistics service provider. When I say “invest in the future”, the first thing you would think of might be the environment and the future of our planet.

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Real-time eCommerce Order Tracking — Where’s My Shipment?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Online shoppers want eCommerce order tracking capabilities that track purchases from the moment they click the buy button until the goods arrive at their front door. If the items they buy aren’t in hand, shoppers want to know their location and how long they will take to arrive.

GXO Logistics Tips the Scales with Technology Investments

Logistics Viewpoints

GXO Logistics recently briefed Logistics Viewpoints ( ARC ) on its recent operating progress and its formula for success. I was familiar with GXO as the former logistics segment of XPO and knew about select examples of its warehouse automation investments.

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Minimizing Retail Supply Chain Disruptions in 2021 and Beyond

Speaker: Izaac Moran, Customer Success Manager, FourKites; Glenn Koepke, SVP of Customer Success, FourKites; and featuring interviews with supply chain experts from Dollar Tree and Best Buy

Register for our upcoming webinar to see how savvy retailers including Dollar Tree and Best Buy are leveraging real-time visibility across their end-to-end supply chains in creative ways to drive agility and thrive in today’s unpredictable environment.

Is Sustainability Really a Problem with Matt McLelland

The Logistics of Logistics

Is Sustainability Really a Problem with Matt McLelland. Matt McLelland and Joe Lynch discuss is sustainability really a problem.

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3 Ways to Overcome the Driver Shortage by Increasing Visibility

Food Logistics

Here are three ways to find hidden efficiencies within your fleet to help ease the strain of driver shortages. Transportation / Fleet Management

This Week in Logistics News (November 6 – 12)

Logistics Viewpoints

There was a lot of anticipation around electric vehicle start-up Rivian going public. On the second day of trading, the company’s shares spiked, surpassing both Ford and General Motors by market cap. While it is still well below the market cap of Tesla, Rivian’s valuation topped $100 billion.

Supply Chain: Cash or Trash with Seth Page

The Logistics of Logistics

Supply Chain: Cash or Trash with Seth Page. Seth Page and Joe Lynch discuss supply chain: cash or trash. Seth is the COO of ThroughPut.ai , an artificial intelligence (AI) supply chain pioneer that enables companies to detect, prioritize and alleviate dynamic operational bottlenecks in real-time.

The Big Supply Chain Analytics Failure – Supply Chain Shaman

Supply Chain and Logistics

The Supply Chain Shaman, Lora Cecere, always has something interesting to say and valuable to think about. Her numbers show that supply-chain related firms are right now simply making incremental improvements on existing systems, and are ignoring the need to … Continue reading → Advanced Computing analytics Logistics Supply Chains information systems innovation supply chains technology

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

If soaring fuel prices weren't enough. 'diesel shortage' shuts truck stops across the country

Overdrive Online

The newest shortage impacting the U.S. economy is diesel fuel, as major chain truck stops across the country have in spots begun limiting the number of gallons a hauler can purchase. Meantime, continuing soaring prices hurt some owner-ops' bottom lines. Business

Driving Rigor into Your Inventory Control Practices Helps You Win the Race

Logistics Viewpoints

Anyone else fascinated by the TV show, “Formula 1: Drive to Survive” on Netflix? And it’s not because I’m a race fan (I’m not). I am drawn to the scale of the Formula 1 racing circuit. It’s amazing. The drivers’ skills are unworldly.

BlueGrace Logistics CEO Bobby Harris Named to 2021 Florida 500™

Blue Grace Logistics

Florida Trend’s Florida 500 announces the state’s ‘most influential business leaders’ TAMPA, FL (November 9, 2021) – Bobby Harris, founder and CEO of Florida-based BlueGrace Logistics , has been selected to Florida Trend’s Florida 500 list for 2021.

Ports suffering from communications gap with US Customs

Supply Chain and Logistics

Apparently some ships are departing for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach without notifying US Customs of their estimated arrival. They’re required to do so, but don’t know about the rule. The reason is that many newly chartered … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains container shipping customs information ocean shipping ports supply chains

The Rise of Supply Chain n.0 – 5 Ways to Thrive on Change

Ready to learn how to thrive on change? In this eBook, our experts share the 5 key steps to executing Supply Chain n.0 strategies that thrive on change.

If soaring fuel prices weren't enough. 'diesel shortage' shuts truck stops across the country

Overdrive Online

The newest shortage impacting the U.S. economy is diesel fuel, as major chain truck stops across the country have in spots begun limiting the number of gallons a hauler can purchase. Meantime, continuing soaring prices hurt some owner-ops' bottom lines. Business

Trucking industry suing over Biden’s vaccine mandates, warning one-third of drivers may quit

Logistics Management

The trucking industry is suing over President Joe Biden’s vaccine policy that requires private sector employers with over 100 employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

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KPIs vs Benchmarking

Logistics Bureau

Confused about supply chain KPIs and performance benchmarking? Here are some tips on how to use them together. Related articles on this topic have appeared throughout our website, check them out: How to Select the Right KPIs for Supply Chain Benchmarking.

After container ships sped up, why did they just tap on the brakes?

Supply Chain and Logistics

This article has great graphs of vessel speed over the last months. It’s easy to see when ships are speeding up and slowing down. The speeds correlate with the spot price of shipping. Speeding up causes more fuel to be … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Sustainability delays ship speed supply chains sustainability

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

Proterra Batteries Power Nearly 10,000 Lightning eMotors Commercial EVs

NGT News

Proterra Inc. has expanded its partnership with Lightning eMotors to power their Class 4 and Class 5 commercial electric vehicles (EV) with Proterra’s battery technology.

Western Star cancelling 5700XE

Overdrive Online

The sculpted and sleek 5700XE – XE is for Extreme Efficiency – was Western Star's official attempt at an aero-tractor

November Freight Market Update

Trinity Logistics

Stay up to date on the latest conditions impacting the freight market, curated by Trinity Logistics, through our Freightwaves Sonar subscription. Not interested in reading? Watch our video instead! SLOWING DOWN?

Trucking trade group to Gov. Newsom: Enforce law on port fees

Supply Chain and Logistics

California law AB 45 prevents ports and terminals from charging detention and demurrage fees for containers not picked up or empties not delivered when the facilities prevent drivers from picking up or delivering. Sometimes, the authorities or facilities institute sudden … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Supply Chains Trucking container shipping detention and demurrage intermodal supply chains transportation trucking trucking issues

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

WorkWave Announces Joe Theismann as Keynote Speaker, Unveils Agendas for 2022 Beyond Service User Conference

WorkWave

Time To Read: 3 minutes. Field service industry leader will host exciting sessions across multiple vertical learning tracks to help users gain industry knowledge and maximize WorkWave, Real Green, Coalmarch and Slingshot solutions. HOLMDEL, N.J. —

Trucking among 'best civilian opportunities for any veteran': A recollection and a tribute on Veterans Day

Overdrive Online

How W. Joel Baker caught the trucking bug in the late 1980s thanks to military veterans he shared the road with during his own military training and service in the Gulf War. "To To all among you who have served," Baker added to cap this tale, "thank you.". Overdrive Extra

House Passes Massive Infrastructure Bill Packed with Clean Transportation Provisions

NGT News

Late Friday, the U.S.

The Top Challenges Facing the Freight Forwarding Industry

RPA Labs

There have been significantly more mergers and acquisitions in recent years in freight forwarding, including “TFI International’s $800-million acquisition of UPS Freight; Uber Freight’s $2.25-billion purchase of Transplace; DP World’s $1.2-billion purchase of U.S.-based

SAP S/4HANA: 4 Tips to Get You Started on the Right Path

With SAP S/4HANA at the core of your digital transformation, you can empower your supply chain with intelligent process automation, unprecedented visibility, actionable insights and real-time collaboration.