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Online Seller’s Guide to Order Fulfillment Services Pricing

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you’re in the market for order fulfillment services, there’s one question that’s probably at the top of your list: What’s it going to cost? As is often the case, the answer is “it depends” – on lots of things. Logistics Outsourcing B2C Fulfillment fulfillment operations order fulfillment

Freight Strategy: How to Recognize the Limits of Your Current Approach


While the capacity crunch of 2018 lessened over 2019, high freight demand remains consistent. According to Kristy Knichel, CEO of Knichel Logistics, reports Forbes magazine, regardless of the shift, “one of the reasons for tightened capacity is the ongoing driver shortage. Year after year, older drivers are retiring with fewer younger drivers taking their More.

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Carbon Offsetting in the Parcel Transportation Industry

Logistics Trends and Insights

We are seeing more transportation companies embrace carbon off-setting as a sustainability incentive and solution for their customers. A carbon offset is a reduction in emissions of carbon dioxide or other greenhouse gases made in order to compensate for emissions made elsewhere. Offsets are measured in tons of carbon dioxide equivalent. In the transportation industry, Carbon offsets are a form of trade. When you buy an offset, you fund projects that reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Transatlantic Trade Update: The U.S. to Impose Punitive Duties on The European Union

Talking Logistics

While recent news headlines have been dominated by the ongoing trade discussions between the U.S. and China, a new ruling from arbitrators at the World Trade Organization (WTO) may have flown under the radar. This ruling is sparking a new conflict between the U.S. and the EU on the Transatlantic trade bloc. On October 2nd, Read more Transatlantic Trade Update: The U.S. to Impose Punitive Duties on The European Union. The post Transatlantic Trade Update: The U.S.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

Storms to make Thanksgiving travel ‘impossible’ out West

Fleet Owner

Heavy snow in the Rockies, flash floods in California and an arctic blast across much of the U.S. as Americans plan to travel for Thanksgiving


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Robotic Process Automation: Potential to change the way supply chain Industry works

20Cube Logistics

Shipping and logistics have been there from the human civilisation and have since been evolving. Changes in technology kept the logistics industry at the edge to adapt and accept new innovations (AI, Blockchain , Drones) to be a part of the competition. The newest innovation RPA or Robotic Process Automation, coupled with AI is the latest to join the bandwagon and has the ability to automate various activities in the shipping and logistics sector.

How project cargo freight forwarders keep loads compliant

I.C.E. Transport

If shipping oversize cargo seems like a complex proposition, project cargo poses an even bigger challenge. Not only is the typical project cargo shipment large, heavy and valuable, but it’s usually time- and mission-critical. That critical factor makes it especially important to observe all the rules that apply to a project cargo shipment and complete all the paperwork with no mistakes. project cargo

The value of a moment – logistics and the acceleration of war

Logistics in War

By David Beaumont. Over the next month we’ll be publishing a number of popular posts on as broad a range of topics as possible. Future advantage will lie with the side who can ‘own the time’ and best prepare the environment.’. – Lieutenant General R Burr, Chief of Army, Accelerated warfare , 08 Aug 18. What is the value of a moment?

A New Approach to Frozen eCommerce Fulfillment with Dan Gilland

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:49] Introduce you and your company. I’m Dan Gilland, and I lead business development for Schwan’s Home Service. We are based in Minnesota. I was practically born and raised on Schwan’s, so it’s fitting that I’m working here. Schwan’s has sold high quality, delicious frozen food direct-to-consumer since 1952. We deliver just about everywhere in the lower forty-eight states using our depots and trucks. The actual home deliveries are managed by our partner, UPS. [05:21]

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.

Top 10 Predictions for Worldwide Supply Chains in 2020

Material Handling and Logistics

The supply chain has become a competitive weapon in the modern, digital economy

Truckers create convoys to give back

Fleet Owner

From raising money to help kids with cancer to supporting their own who have fallen on tough times, drivers find causes to rally around


Optimizing Transportation Management with an ERP Integration with NetSuite


Supply chains are getting leaner, faster and more efficient every year. In order to keep up with rising customer expectations, increasingly complicated shipping processes and growing business, many shippers are turning to ERP integrations to give them a leg up on the competition. Integrating a transportation management system (TMS) like Kuebix TMS with an ERP […]. The post Optimizing Transportation Management with an ERP Integration with NetSuite appeared first on Kuebix.

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Preparing for Brexit: What Supply Chain Leaders Need to Know

Talking Logistics

As 2019 comes to an end, Brexit remains in the news, with the deadline pushed out once again to January 31, 2020. It’s been a roller coaster ride the past three years, but one thing has remained the same: supply chain leaders have had to deal with the ongoing risks and uncertainties caused by Brexit. Read more Preparing for Brexit: What Supply Chain Leaders Need to Know. The post Preparing for Brexit: What Supply Chain Leaders Need to Know appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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!

States Look to Imitate California Contractor Law

Material Handling and Logistics

Could have a devastating impact on traditional trucking operations

Drivers, industry leaders lead through charitable work

Fleet Owner

Editor's note: This is part one in a three-part series on how the trucking industry gives back to the community. Whether it is individual drivers who are supporting causes they care about or large trucking fleets contributing to charities, tho

Propane Buses at Work for Kansas City Public Schools

NGT News

The Missouri Propane Education and Research Council recently presented Student Transportation of America with a check for $20,000 for its acquisition of new propane school buses, which are in service throughout the Kansas City Public Schools district. The rebate presented to STA is part of MOPERC’s Clean Bus Replacement Plan, which has committed $1 million […]. The post Propane Buses at Work for Kansas City Public Schools appeared first on NGT News.

Happy Thanksgiving!!!! And a Gift Guide for Drivers

United World Transporation

Happy Thanksgiving from everyone here at UWT! Along with getting all the Thanksgiving food to the retail stores, truckers transport all those Black Friday deals across the nation. Without them, there would be no Black Friday! Not only do truck drivers need to transport all these items to the store on time, they will also need to transport all the items that are purchased on Cyber Monday. And the week after Black Friday generates yet another $2 billion in online sales alone.

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!

China’s Rare-Earth Boost Threatens U.S. Supply

Material Handling and Logistics

“If people focus on the short-term supply issues, they miss the bigger picture,” Litinsky said. Tens of millions of jobs and trillions of dollars of downstream GDP, that’s what the Chinese are after,” said James Litinsky, of MP Materials, the lone U.S. rare-earth mine


Increased cost of trucking could mean it’s time for a change

Fleet Owner

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) recently released the latest edition of its Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking. the report found that the average marginal cost per mile incurred by motor carriers in 2018 increased 7.7

Clean Cities Group Re-Issues RFP for CNG Refueling Infrastructure

NGT News

Kansas City Regional Clean Cities, a program of Metropolitan Energy Center (MEC), has re-issued an RFP for the installation of CNG refueling stations in Kansas and Missouri. The goal of the RFP is to seek a partner or partners for building one to three stations that can accommodate both light-duty private vehicles and all classes […]. The post Clean Cities Group Re-Issues RFP for CNG Refueling Infrastructure appeared first on NGT News.

New program rolled out by Echo Global Logistics provides various carrier benefits

Logistics Management

Echo officials described EchoDrive Preferred as a tiered program comprised of three levels of benefits, with what it called a strategic approach to attract and reward the most loyal carriers and drivers

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

How to Avoid Getting Harassment Investigations Wrong

Material Handling and Logistics

Employers still make the same mistakes when dealing with sexual harassment complaints

Winter gear to keep your fleets and drivers from freezing

Fleet Owner

The equipment and apparel to protect your drivers and trucks during the snowy season

Brand Launches, Marketing and Digital – Kohl’s Plan for the Holiday Season

Logistics Trends and Insights

Kohl’s third-quarter earnings were viewed as a disappointment to analysts despite improvement in comparable sales which were up 0.4% versus a disappointing 3.2% decline during the first half of the year. The positive for the third quarter came from strong back-to-school sales. However, for the quarter SG&A increased by 3.2% due to costs associated with quite a number of new brand launches, wage rate pressures, earlier holiday hiring and the Amazon Returns program.

CN and Union Pacific tout Positive Train Control implementation process

Logistics Management

On November 25, CN said that it has successfully met the federal requirement to operate PTC on all 35 of its U.S. subdivisions required to be equipped with PTC, meeting these requirements 13 months in advance of the December 2020 deadline. In late October, Union Pacific reported it implemented PTC on 1,113 route miles in the third quarter, which brings its required PTC-operated route miles to 15,791, or 93%, which includes all required passenger train routes

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.