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Revolutionizing Construction Logistics: How Dispatching and Material Delivery Software Enhances Project Efficiency

Trux

In the world of material production and delivery, where the precision of execution and efficiency of operations are key to success, the role of advanced dispatching and material delivery logistics cannot be overstated. This industry changing software is redefining the landscape for material producers and contractors making their lives easier through technology.

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Why Planning Isn’t Enough to Achieve True Operational Excellence

Supply Chain Brain

As we’ve seen over the last few years, planning and forecasting alone haven’t been enough to deal with the delays and shortages rippling through global supply chains.

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What the Truck? Electric Vehicles Show Promise

Women in Trucking

While companies deploying battery electric vehicles has been an uphill battle, the results of the NACFE “Run On Less” pilot reveals the road ahead may be evening out.

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Baltimore Bridge Disaster: Supply Chain Impacts & Solutions

MercuryGate

As the dust continues to settle from Baltimore's Key Bridge calamity and reality sinks in, it begs a profound question: How do we survive when a main supply chain artery is suddenly severed? The post Baltimore Bridge Disaster: Supply Chain Impacts & Solutions appeared first on MercuryGate International.

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Navigating Uncertainty: How Technology Helps Fleets Thrive in Challenging Times

Change is a constant in the transportation industry. Amid business competition, regulatory developments, environmental concerns, and myriad other challenges, motor carriers must continually adapt to an ever-evolving operational landscape. Fleet telematics technology can help transportation businesses navigate uncertainty, gain a competitive advantage, and boost profitability.

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10 Ways Route Optimization Software Reduces TAT For Your Transportation Operations

Loginext

Elevate your delivery logistics with LogiNext's route optimization software. Say goodbye to the challenges of managing multiple deliveries and limited drivers. Maximize efficiency, productivity, and customer satisfaction with seamless transformation. The post 10 Ways Route Optimization Software Reduces TAT For Your Transportation Operations appeared first on loginextsolutions.com.

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Yards Are Hard

Logistics Viewpoints

Managing yard and warehouse operations has long been one of the thornier aspects of transportation logistics. A recent conversation with a major distributor of consumer beverages encapsulated many of the most common issues. Yards are a choke point between transportation and warehousing — and wherever you have choke points, you have a higher risk of inefficiencies that drive up labor costs, detention fees and delivery commitments.

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How Satisfied Are Companies With Their TMS?

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of “Satisfaction with TMS Software,” a research report that highlights results from a survey conducted with members of Indago’s supply chain research community and JBF Consulting’s customer community. You can read the rest of the report and download a copy at JBF Consulting’s website. The global transportation management.

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Understanding the Canadian Logistics Landscape with Dean Duffin

The Logistics of Logistics

Dean Duffin and Joe Lynch discuss understanding the Canadian logistics landscape. Dean is Co-founder and CEO of Linear Logistics , one of Canada’s fastest growing full-service third-party logistics companies. About Dean Duffin Growing up enjoying the small-town Alberta lifestyle, Dean excelled academically. He graduated high school with honors and pursued a Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Alberta, with a focus on international business and new venture creation.

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Use Digitization to Transform Chemical Supply Chain Planning Copy

CLX Logistics

How to Elevate Your Logistics Operations with AI & ML Technology Global supply chain organizations are embracing digitization to propel their supply chain planning to new heights. This transformation is not just a technological upgrade but a strategic move to foster innovation and support the ambitious growth goals of the organization. Within the chemical industry, challenges such as regulatory compliance, market volatility, and stringent safety measures require innovative solutions.

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How a Global CPG Leader Optimized $500M of Direct Materials Spend and Exceeded Savings Goal

A Fortune 500 CPG company partnered with GEP to improve end-to-end category management, optimize direct spend categories, and increase strategic focus on tail spend. GEP’s sourcing expertise and market intelligence enabled the company to centralize sourcing and order management processes, strengthen key supplier relationships, and enhance supply chain resilience and agility.

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4 Tips All Shippers Should Follow This Produce Season

Food Logistics

To help successfully plan for your reefer needs this year, it's important to understand why produce season affects capacity everywhere — not just in produce regions — and for everyone — not just produce shippers.

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Körber Elevate 2024: Chart Your Course

Logistics Viewpoints

I am coming to you from the sunny confines of San Diego, CA where I am attending the 2024 Körber Elevate conference. This is my first time attending Körber Elevate, and it did not disappoint, with over 800 attendees, 60 thought provoking sessions, and lots of networking and learning opportunities. The theme this year was “Chart Your Course” which Richard Stewart, EVP Americas at Körber Supply Chain pointed out, is all about overcoming supply chain complexities and challenges.

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U.K. Brexit Import Checks Delayed, Causing Confusion

Supply Chain Brain

Under the rules, medium- and high-risk products, which include meat and dairy products, as well as most plants, could be subject to checks at the borders for biosecurity.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (April 26, 2024)

Talking Logistics

The woodpecker is back. Maybe it’s not the same one that pecked a hole in my house a few years ago, but it could be a disgruntled relative. I haven’t seen him yet, I’ve only heard his peck, peck, peck. He’s taunting me, I know. But I won’t let him get under my skin, peck. Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (April 26, 2024) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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EV Star Utility Truck Joins GreenPower Vehicle Family

NGT News

GreenPower Motor Company Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of purpose-built, all-electric, zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, has launched a new utility vehicle designed for commercial fleets. The new all-electric EV Star Utility Truck joins GreenPower’s EV Star Cab & Chassis commercial vehicle family as the 10th truck body upfit solution manufactured by GP Truck Body. […] The post EV Star Utility Truck Joins GreenPower Vehicle Family appeared first on NGT News.

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What Georgia-Pacific Is Doing With Causal AI Is Remarkable

Logistics Viewpoints

Mike Carroll, a vice president at Georgia-Pacific, and Ron Norris, director of innovation at GP While Generative AI has sparked great excitement, a form of artificial intelligence called Causal AI might offer much greater potential. Causal AI offers the tantalizing promise of being able to unravel the intricate web of cause-and-effect relationships that govern business operations.

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Convoy's unpaid carriers finally settling with Hercules Capital?

Overdrive Online

After Convoy's stunning collapse, and it's resurrection under Flexport, one trucking debt collection agency says some small percent of relief might be on the way for the dozens of unpaid carriers.

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How Businesses Can Cut Supply Chain Costs Without Jeopardizing Long-Term Growth

Supply Chain Brain

In a difficult economy, the most obvious action item on executive agendas is cutting cost. Yet businesses often fail to make good on that relatively straightforward objective.

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How to Conduct Workplace Incident Investigations to Create Safer Workplaces

This white paper provides a comprehensive overview of global workplace incident trends, focusing on the top three biases leading to such incidents. It also highlights the significance of CSA Z1005 as a risk management standard and outlines the ROI of thorough incident investigations, covering emergency response to post-incident interviews. Additionally, it introduces an Investigation Evidence Gathering Matrix.

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Report: Renewable diesel cleans up trucking better than BEV

Commercial Carrier Journal

Research conducted by American Transportation Research Institute shows renewable diesel has the ability to achieve CO2 emissions goals at a discounted price and with greater certainty than BEV.

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Student Transportation of America Adds EV Bus Program to Two New States

NGT News

Student Transportation of America (STA) says its electric vehicle program is accelerating, now stretching further into the Northeast with the addition of two new states. Through the help of both investments and grant funding, STA has successfully added four EV buses to its fleet with the Henniker School District in New Hampshire and two to […] The post Student Transportation of America Adds EV Bus Program to Two New States appeared first on NGT News.

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FMCSA, police investigate double broker's odd inspections history

Overdrive Online

Maroon Express Inc., a revoked carrier authority/double broker under investigation within FMCSA, has one clean inspection on their record associated with a truck that got inspected three times in four days, operating under different DOT numbers each time.

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Reinventing Defensive Supply Chain Risk With AI

Supply Chain Brain

Moving from risk-reduction mode (defense) to opportunity-creation mode (offense) requires a mindset change and more advanced processes, technologies and talent.

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Artificial Intelligence and the Transportation Industry

Artificial intelligence has quickly become a feature of everyday life: Using face ID to unlock a phone, communicating with online chatbots, and letting “smart” appliances help manage our homes are just a few of the ways that we interact with AI regularly. Forward-looking businesses are also using AI to transform their operations and gain a competitive edge.

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7 Ways AI Can Impact Your Supply Chain and Logistics Operations

Stord

It seems everywhere you look you see AI. There are 70,717 AI startups and counting. AI chatbots are everywhere. And there’s even AI in refrigerators. Love it or fear it, Artificial Intelligence appears to be the new normal in everything, including supply chain and logistics operations. In this post, Stord’s team of supply chain experts shares insights and predictions to help you prepare for AI’s impact on logistics and how high volume e-commerce, DTC and B2B brands can be prepared to capitalize

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What About the Sisterhood in Trucking?

Women in Trucking

Over the last few years, I’ve read on social media how the brotherhood (and sisterhood) of trucking is long gone and how much trucking has changed. If a driver was broke down on the side of the road, another driver would pull over and help that driver fix whatever the problem was. All you needed was some duct tape and zip ties and that would keep the truck running long enough for the driver to get the truck repaired.

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Familiar Peterbilt 389 remade to fit new owner's style

Overdrive Online

Missouri-based Gary Jones bought the truck in December from its original owner, Arizona-based Dean DeSantis. Jones gave it his own flavor while still respecting the work done to it by DeSantis.

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Building Insights Into Supply Chains: A Case Study

Supply Chain Brain

What started as a shared frustration at the lack of tracking information on general cargo shipments resulted in a much-needed advancement in tracking technology and shipping analytics.

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7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024

Procurement and supply chain leaders are presented with their fair share of challenges, with a host of tools and strategies to resolve them. That said, what’s the best path forward to leverage this year’s trends? In this recap of a recent GEP-WBR webinar, 7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024, GEP’s Pramod Sethumadhavan explores seven vital leadership trends that will help guide procurement and supply chain decision-makers.

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The Impact of Fast Fashion Giants On Air Cargo

Freightos

Blog " * " indicates required fields Email * Comments This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. More Resources Home The Impact of Fast Fashion Giants On Air Cargo Eytan Buchman April 25, 2024 Navigating New Horizons: The Impact of Fast Fashion on Air Cargo Rates & Dynamics The intersection of fast fashion, globalized retail e-commerce, and air cargo logistics is coming to a head with Temu and Shein’s entrance to the US market.

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The Port of Chancay, Under Construction in Peru, Hopes to Be a Game-Changer for Asia Trade

MTS Logistics

A massive port is under construction in the city of Chancay, located close to Lima, the capital of Peru. The port aims to enhance South America’s trade potential and meet the vast population needs of China. Construction of the Chancay Port Terminal began in 2019 and is targeted for completion by the end of 2024. Once finished, the terminal, equipped with four docks, will have an annual handling capacity of 1 million TEUs, transforming it into a significant transportation and logistics hub

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Outpost company aims to deliver on truck parking, fleet growth

Overdrive Online

Today, the Semi-Stow truck parking/terminal facilities company, with sites across the U.S. South, West and elsewhere, rebranded as Outpost. The move follows an infusion of investment and plans to expand its network of sites short-term.