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Keeping 3PL services flowing during a pandemic

Kanban Logistics

As we near the end of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has unfortunately gained momentum again, throwing many aspects of our lives into disarray.

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Three Useful Tips For Developing A Remarkable Shipping Carrier Brand

MTS Logistics

The logistics and transportation industry in the U.S. is extremely competitive. In order for a shipping company to remain relevant in a rapidly-developing industry, it is of great importance to develop a strong brand.

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Everything You Need to Know About Truck Drivers’ Medical Requirements

United World Transporation

Truck driving is a tough job that requires drivers to be at peak mental and physical capability. After all, the essential safety feature in a truck is the driver.

Lean on a 3PL freight broker for transportation management solutions

Bulk Connection

When it comes to moving freight, many shippers face a similar staffing challenge: there may be too much market uncertainty to justify bringing on new team members.

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New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. To do this, teams are finding that they need to perform network assessments more regularly and in-house. Scenario modeling is emerging as a key capability. To help you start 2021 strong, we updated our popular Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings.

New Podcast Episode: Proof of Condition

Logistics Matter

The Does LogisticsMatter Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Marcel Merkx, the Founder and CEO of Cargosnap. I had a great time at the Cargosnap offices where we recorded the podcast.

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Do You Know Your True Cost for Marketing Literature Fulfillment?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Hey, marketers, how much do you spend each year to print brochures, flyers, catalogs, sales kits, point-of-sale materials and similar marketing collateral? Whatever the amount, I’m guessing you can come up with a pretty accurate figure on the spot.

Despite COVID-19, the Concurrent Planning Market is Booming

Logistics Viewpoints

Some suppliers of supply chain planning (SCP) software are experiencing robust growth despite the global pandemic. This is particularly true for suppliers offering Concurrent Planning solutions.

3 Ways Fleet Managers Can Lower Their Fleet’s Carbon Footprint

Logistics Matter

There is increasing attention to sustainability. The number of electric vehicles in our streets is getting higher every day. Companies like DHL are stepping up last-mile delivery efforts with electric vehicles. But there are more ways to increase the sustainability efforts of your company than switching to electric vehicles. Such a switch takes a big investment, not only in vehicles […].

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Sustainability is a Competitive Advantage with Justin Goldston

The Logistics of Logistics

Sustainability is a Competitive Advantage with Justin Goldston. Justin Goldston and Joe Lynch discuss why sustainability is a competitive advantage.

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The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

Box, Humbug:  Is Custom Product Packaging Worth It?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Have you watched any exciting unboxing videos lately? Most people look at the creative packaging jobs and think: “Ooh, cool presentation!” Here at Amware, we’re thinking: “How long did that take to pack?”. Has the customer thought about how much all of those packaging extras cost?”.

COVID-19: Catalyst for Digital Transformation for 3PLs

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of a research report published last week, “2020 3PL Survey: Shifting Priorities in an Unprecedented Year.”

5 Critical Capabilities for Supply Chain Managers in 2021


Several challenges loom large for supply chain managers as 2021 approaches for the transportation industry.

The Supply Chain’s Critical Role in Successful Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution


The creation of a Covid-19 vaccine has been on the top of everyone’s mind since the illness first began to spread. A November Gallup poll revealed that 58% of Americans would get a Covid-19 vaccine.

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

China’s COVID-19 Vaccines to Benefit Africa

Logistics Trends and Insights

As the US and Europe plan for COVID-19 vaccine distributions led by Pfizer and BioNTech so too do China’s efforts to distribute its own vaccines. Noted by the media company, Quartz , on Friday, Dec.

The Lasting Impact of COVID-19 on Global Trade

Talking Logistics

In recent months, we have watched the world come to a standstill globally, forcing individuals and businesses to hit pause as the COVID-19 pandemic has touched every corner of the economy.

5 Use Cases of Autonomous Logistics Management for 2021


Within the shipping and logistics industry, several processes are essential to proper operations. Autonomous logistics management is an integral part of the process and includes many use cases applied to practically any niche within the market today.

Use Robotic Process Automation to Improve Route Planning Performance

Logistics Viewpoints

Despite all of the advances in route planning technologies, most logistics organizations still see a wide discrepancy in the results that their planners produce. Some planners consistently generate route plans that are lower cost, better utilize resources, and deliver the best customer service.

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.

Christmas Shipping Fun Facts

Freight Center

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for so many reasons, and one of them is freight shipping. We know what you’re thinking, “what makes freight shipping so wonderful this time of year?” Hear us out.

How Small Freight Brokers Can Level the Playing Field

Talking Logistics

We all know the David and Goliath story — how the much smaller David defeated the giant Goliath with just a stone and a slingshot.

CEC Invests in California’s Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure

NGT News

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has approved a plan to invest up to $115 million to increase the number of fueling stations in the state that support hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs).

Freight Broker Leads: 6 Tips for sourcing leads

FreightWaves SONAR

Most freight brokers have to source their own freight broker leads. It’s often a time-consuming process that is difficult for many freight brokers and freight brokerage businesses. One challenge comes from the term “shippers.” It’s a label freight brokers slap on all companies shipping freight.

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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.

7 Steps to Take Now to Prepare for Peak Holiday Season

Now, That's Logistics

Every year around this time, companies review their transportation plans for the next few months, adjust as needed, and then hope for the best as the holiday onslaught hits.

Despite COVID-19, the Concurrent Planning Market is Booming

Logistics Viewpoints

Johanna Småros, Cofounder at RELEX Solutions. Some suppliers of supply chain planning (SCP) software are experiencing robust growth despite the global pandemic. Solvoyo expects to grow by 15% this year.

[Video] The Importance of Digital Transformation for Logistics Service Providers

Talking Logistics

Graham Parker, VP Digital Freight Solution Sales at Descartes Systems Group, discusses the importance of digital transformation for logistics service providers and carriers.

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Dry ice is a critical supply chain component of COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts

Logistics Management

Well, that has clearly changed now, given that dry ice is, and will continue to be, a key factor in keeping doses of many COVID-19 vaccinations at the required temperatures needed, in order for them to be effective

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!