Sat.Jul 27, 2019 - Fri.Aug 02, 2019

Training the Next Generation of Truck Drivers to Combat Increasing Customer Demand

Kuebix

As e-commerce becomes more popular amongst the growing population, the trucking industry faces an increase in shipping demands.

Preparing for produce: What to expect for TL shipping.

Freightquote

The full truckload shipping industry ramps up for the spring with produce season acting as the catalyst. Learn more about preparing for the imbalance in supply and demand, as carriers migrate south to take advantage of new opportunities

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25 tips to bolster your fleet’s green strategy

Fleet Owner

Manufacturers are on the push to increase efficiency, though some features can seem too high of a cost at procurement. Pilot one technology at a time to see if the ROI works

5 Biggest Mistakes Sellers Make When Using Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) with Ephraim Ausch

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:52] Please introduce yourself. I am VP of Sales at Tactical Logistic Solutions. Tactical has locations in New Jersey and California, and I’m based in New Jersey. Tactical is an end-to-end provider of supply chain logistics. We go from our client’s overseas manufacturing location via air, sea, and land to their warehouse, our warehouse, or to Amazon’s warehouse. [01:36] 01:36] Tell us a little bit about your background. I grew up in a Monsey, New York, a small town in Rockland County.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

Why Logistics and Product Quality Scorecards Should Be One and the Same

Talking Logistics

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How Does a Digital Transformation Apply to Supply Chain Planning?

Logistics Viewpoints

What is Digital Transformation? A digital transformation requires that companies transform their decision-making processes with technology to enhance customer experience and employee productivity and ultimately improve business performance.

Cold Calling on Steroids with Brad Seaman

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:44] Tell us a little bit about you and your company. I am Brad Seaman, founder and CEO of MonsterConnect, which is based in Indianapolis, Indiana. MonsterConnect is sales enablement / lead generation service that help sales teams become 6-8 times more productive. [01:14]

Safety technology always pays off

Fleet Owner

ATRI has determined its top six research topics for 2019

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Support Rolls in for America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act

Material Handling and Logistics

The bill represents the largest amount of funding provided for highway reauthorization legislation in history

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Plan Effectively For These Supply Chain Risks

Talking Logistics

Which risks do you believe supply chain professionals need to plan for more effectively moving forward? We asked members of our Indago research community that question back in May.

5 Keys to Effective Expediting with Alex Pavlovic

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:37] Please introduce yourself. I am head of the department of expediting at Virnich Corporation in Chicago. It’s a full-service 3PL and carrier company. [01:01] 01:01] Tell us a little bit about your background.

Five reasons to consider electrification

Fleet Owner

Electrification of commercial vehicles is here. Are you ready to make the jump

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Getting Your Deal: 12 Tips for Shippers Negotiating Freight Contracts

Material Handling and Logistics

Learn how to reduce your company’s legal risk while building a foundation for a long-term relationship

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

What Is the Right Pick and Pack Methods for Your Warehouse?

Cerasis

The warehouse is one of the most rapidly evolving aspects of modern business, especially in the growing ecommerce market. The biggest warehouses are adopting drones and robotics to help or replace humans, while even the smallest are picking up the software to help increase accuracy levels.

Commentary: Cato’s Jones Act numbers wrong

Supply Chain and Logistics

John McCown, a former shipping company CEO and transport hedge fund executive, debunks the faulty calculations in the Cato Institute’s analysis of the Jones Act as it applies to Puerto Rico. Most container traffic from the US flows from Jacksonville … Continue reading → Labor Economics Logistics Shipping Strategy Supply Chains economics Jones Act supply chains trade

Report details paths to reduce truck idling

Fleet Owner

Fleets can significantly trim their idle times with an investment in the right combination of technologies, resulting not only in financial savings but higher driver retention and an improved “green” image. Those were among the key findings of

Economy Still Growing But At Very Slow Pace

Material Handling and Logistics

The ISM index was at the lowest since August 2016

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Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

[PODCAST] The State of Freight Trucking with Craig Fuller, CEO of FreightWaves

Cerasis

Listen to “The State of Freight Trucking with Craig Fuller, CEO FreightWaves” on Spreaker.

Shelf Level Visibility is Critical to Retail Supply Chain Excellence

Logistics Viewpoints

Retailers face some tough dilemnas. Growing SKU counts drive worse on-shelf availability. Growing reliance on direct store delivery holds fulfillment costs down, but DSD suppliers goals are not fully aligned with retailers.

Diesel technology: Myth vs. fact

Fleet Owner

Thanks to advancements in diesel fuel efficiency, state-of-the-art particulate traps and other control systems, the latest generation of diesel trucks are more efficient than ever before

US Government Making it Easier for Truck Drivers to Get Licenses

Material Handling and Logistics

The new rule will let applicants take the CDL knowledge tests in states other than the applicant’s state of domicile

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.

Rising Consumer Expectations are Prompting Change in Food Supply Chains

Kuebix

The food industry is no stranger to steadily rising consumer expectations and standards. It’s becoming increasingly normal for consumers to shop for food in a variety of ways.

Werner Enterprises named Top Veteran-Friendly Company

Refrigerated Transporter

Werner Enterprises, a transportation provider whose services include temperature-controlled transit, recently was named to the 2019 Best of the Best Top Veteran-Friendly Companies list by US Veterans Magazine. This is the fifth consecutive year

Kenworth adds Alcoa Dura-Black wheels with new style

Fleet Owner

Kenworth now offers the new Alcoa Dura-Black wheels with alternative styling for Kenworth heavy and medium duty conventional truck models. According to Alcoa, the Alcoa Dura-Black wheels provide the same advantages as all lightweight Alcoa forg

Economy Still Growing But At Very Slow

Material Handling and Logistics

The ISM index was at the lowest since August 2016

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.