Sat.Aug 31, 2019 - Fri.Sep 06, 2019

The advancement of “Virtual Logistics” team

20Cube Logistics

Industries are always looking forward to new technologies that would make their work easier by replacing the traditional way of working with extremely efficient and streamlined technology-driven process.

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Ongoing Tariff War Demands Shippers Be More Efficient

LandLink

President Trump's strategy regarding the Chinese tariffs has been to right a long time wrong. Again, this was a significant aspect of his presidential campaign. The position, which arguably has merit, may come at a substantial cost to the U.S. economy.

Distribution Services Set for Exceptional Growth with Automation

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

In today’s global village, the demand for distribution services is escalating rapidly due to the increasing complexity of supply chain operations, the expanding e-commerce, and retail sectors, and a pressing need to deliver swiftly and enhance the customer experience.

Increase Your RFP Win Rate by Fixing the Bid and Tender Process with John Golob

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:52] Tell us a little bit about you and your company. I am a John Golob, Founder and CMO of Winmore. We are based in San Francisco.

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

“Are Your Order Fulfillment Services Good Enough?” Apparently not, Says New Internet Retailer Study

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When it comes to figuring out how your fulfillment performance stacks up, it’s tempting to compare yourself to industry giants.

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Detention time continues to be a drag on drivers

Fleet Owner

Detention frequency and length have increased over the past four years, with negative impacts on driver productivity, regulatory compliance and compensation, according to new ATRI study

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Committing to preparedness, and the balance between ‘all of it’ and ‘just enough’

Logistics in War

By David Beaumont. Logistics In War has been exploring preparedness and logistics in a series of articles over the last three months. The role of logistics in preparedness is self-evident.

Dow Chemical Works on a Transactional Process Automation Strategy

Logistics Viewpoints

Robotic process automation (RPA) has gotten a good deal of attention. RPA is process automation software that is used to automate high volume, repeatable tasks.

Will Taxing Robots Slow Automation?

Material Handling and Logistics

Is automation the solution to the workforce shortage, or is exacerbating the problem

Will Greater Data Granularity Lead to Better, Faster Decisions?

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

With the increasing granularity of data coming from consumption points through extended data ecosystems of the Internet of things and with the integration of networks meaning net real-time change can be dynamically modeled and executed, what is the role of Supply Chain planning? Join Dave Food, Strategy Director of Prophetic Technology, on December 11th and learn how data is changing your supply chain!

Search narrows for top rookie military veteran truck driver

Fleet Owner

‘Driving for Excellence Award’ winner to receive Kenworth T680

The U.S. Freight Industry Keeps Growing Strong

Cerasis

The U.S. freight industry keeps growing strong. According to the American Trucking Association (ATA), the trucking industry’s revenues increased from $700.1 billion in 2017 to $796.7 billion in 2018. Throughout 2019 freight demand has continued to rise.

U.S. potential exit from Universal Postal Union could impact global parcel rates

Logistics Management

Later this month, the Universal Postal Union (UPU) will meet in Geneva, Switzerland, and all eyes will be on whether or not the United States will remain part of the UPU, with the eventual outcome having the potential to impact global parcel rates heading into Peak Season

Order Fulfillment Mobile Robots Start to Deliver

Material Handling and Logistics

Excluding Amazon, more than 100,000 AMRs will have been deployed for order fulfillment by the end of 2020, and that more than 580,000 will be installed over the next five years

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Intermodal chassis tariff divides truckers, US manufacturers

Fleet Owner

In tariff exclusion request, ATA says domestic trailer builders can’t meet chassis demand; trailer builders contend ATA’s case is “akin to blaming the victims” of unfair Chinese trade practices

National Drive Electric Week Events Kick off Sept. 14

NGT News

The ninth-annual National Drive Electric Week (NDEW), a coast-to-coast celebration of electric vehicles (EVs), will be held on Sept. 14-22. Through test drives, parades, news conferences, and announcements of new EV policies and programs, NDEW events are designed to promote the benefits of EVs.

Hurricane Dorian Threatens Supply Chains Needed for Recovery

Kuebix

When Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas as a Category 5 hurricane this past Sunday, it left devastation in its wake. The storm brought with it high winds and extreme flood waters that would rip off roofs and ruin houses. Adding to the destructive nature of the storm was its slow movement up the coast.

Shipping’s Great Fuel Switch Is Starting to Drive Up Freight Costs

Material Handling and Logistics

The pressure to retrofit old ships with new parts in order to meet new environmental regulations is causing a sharp rise in shipping costs

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Wilbanks Trucking to haul the 2019 U.S. Capitol Christmas tree

Fleet Owner

Wilbanks Trucking hauls oversized, overweight loads, making them a good fit to transport the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree from New Mexico to Washington, DC

Leading Challenges in Inventory Visibility and How to Solve Them

Cerasis

Supply chain leaders and managers have a mountain of responsibilities and oversee vast enterprises. Timeliness, speed, and order accuracy are some of the most in-demand aspects of today’s omnichannel world, but significant challenges still exist with inventory visibility.

Cold Chain/ Food Logistics: Setting the standard for cold chain

Logistics Management

Recent studies show that cold chain efficiency is often less than ideal, as abuses above or below the optimal product?specific specific temperature range occur frequently.

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NLRB and NMB Ease Union Decertification Process

Material Handling and Logistics

The NLRB also seeks to simplify representation elections

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The Beyond Belief Impacts of VUCA on Supply Chains and Commerce

Speaker: Jim Tompkins, Chairman and CEO at Tompkins International

We are fortunate to have Dr. James A. Tompkins, one of the world’s leading supply chain thought leaders, to address the impacts of VUCA on today’s supply chains and commerce. Jim recently stated that “the impacts of digital commerce on supply chains and commerce are far greater than the ending of the Cold War in 1991. The lifting of the Iron Curtain was minuscule when compared to the impacts of VUCA on how business works and how people live.”

Trucking by the Numbers: Traffic

Fleet Owner

Editor's note: This is the fifth and final installment of a five-part series of Fleet Owner's annual Trucking by the Numbers report. Read the first, second, third and fourth part here. In this section of Trucking by the Num

How to define a target market for logistics company

LoGo

Every company needs to know their public, their necessities, pains, and wishes. In the logistics business, it wouldn’t be different. But how to do this?

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Calling changemakers this National Trucking Week

Truck News

The trucking industry has been grappling with a shortage of workers over many years. Right now, unemployment is low, many millennials remain uninterested in trades, and heavy-duty diesel trucks are viewed as significant contributors to climate change. These are trends … Transportation

Mezzanines and VRCs: The Foundation of Automation

Material Handling and Logistics

Automating a warehouse can help increase product throughput while reducing a facility’s incidence of human errors

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.