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Flight club

Automotive Logistics

Impressive advancements have been made in drone technology over the last few years and many believe that drones will play a key role in the logistics of the future, for internal business functions as well as deliveries to consumers.

How a Blockchain Platform Will Help Truckers Be More Efficient and Earn More Money

Shipchain

The trucking industry moves more than 70% of America’s freight, and gross freight revenues from trucking exceeded $726.4 billion in 2015, reports TechCrunch. Today, shippers are demanding more availability, time and capacity, and truckers are struggling to meet these demands.

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How to Take On Today’s Cross-Border Shipping Challenges

Carter Logistics

Blog Topics. The Shared Milkrun Mexico & Border Logistics. How to Take On Today’s Cross-Border Shipping Challenges. With today’s intricate and complex nature of the global supply chain, many cross-border shippers are often experiencing a wide range of challenges.

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Digital Representation and our Obsession with Optimization

AIMMS

I’ve watched many times as customers experience the power of modeling and prescriptive analytics for the first time. It’s like they are opening a great gift.

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

How Much Does It Cost To Ship Furniture?

GoShip Blog

Whether you are moving cross country, planning a relocation, or just selling a piece of furniture, shipping can be challenging. Shipping furniture seems like a simple process at first, however, it can be complicated or too expensive.

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Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Reverse Logistics Process

Cyzerg

According to Tony Scarriota , Executive Director of Reverse Logistics Association, “Consumers feel entitled to return goods when they realize that they don’t want or need them.”

Transportation Market Update Outlook – Where Are We Headed?

Talking Logistics

Current Capacity Outlook. Despite a difficult first three quarters of 2018, the market began to show signs of softening and improved capacity in Q4. This softening and improved truckload and intermodal capacity has continued into 2019, and the outlook for a steadier market has remained.

Hands-free cell use is opening up drivers to other distractions

Fleet Owner

Lytx fleet data shows that drivers who engage in one distracting behavior are more likely to juggle other distractions behind the wheel; most commercial driver cell phone use occurs at 65 mph

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Understanding How Your Customer Thinks with Ann Holm

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:20] Opening / Introduction. [02:50] 02:50] What is the one thing your clients get that they did not expect? Understanding how your customer thinks. Knowing the varying temperaments will assist in understanding the differences between how people think.

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

UPU to Make Critical Decision on Global Postal Treaty

Logistics Trends and Insights

Point-Counterpoint May 1st, 2019. Point, Counterpoint is a periodic analysis of conditions and behaviors impacting e-commerce specific distribution solutions, the parcel carriers and everything last-mile.

Three Ways Supply Chain Finance Can Fund the Future

Material Handling and Logistics

Supply chain finance improves cash flow by allowing buyers to optimize their cash conversion cycle by focusing strategically on payment terms with their suppliers

How trucking could be disrupted, transformed

Fleet Owner

The existing structure of the trucking industry will shape the direction of developments as well as slow the pace of change to some extent

Amazon Prime Free 1-Day Delivery: Do We Really Need It?

Talking Logistics

Amazon reported a record $3.56 billion in quarterly profit last week. But it also warned that spending will pick up again this quarter, especially as it raises the bar yet again on delivery.

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.

Amazon – Moving the Needle Up, Down and All Around

Logistics Trends and Insights

Hey, guess what? Amazon is a logistics company. Seriously. I’ve lost count of the number of articles questioning if Amazon is a logistics company. Rolling my eyes, I click, read, delete and move onto the next article in my inbox. Of course, Amazon is a logistics company.

Top 10 Most Corrupt Countries of 2019

Material Handling and Logistics

According to the 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index released by Transparency International, the continued failure of most countries to significantly control corruption is contributing to a crisis of democracy around the world. Corru

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New, flexible HOS rule proposal due in June

Fleet Owner

After months of public comments and listening sessions, the DOT plans to ease HOS rules while still focusing on driver safety

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Be Uncommon

Talking Logistics

“There’s a way to do it better — find it.” ” — Thomas Edison. I love that quote by Thomas Edison. There is always room for improvement in whatever you do. Finding a better way, doing it better, is what drives entrepreneurs, athletes, scientists, and so many others.

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.

Evolve or Fail: 2019 Set to Bring Higher Compliance Violation Costs in Inbound Logistics

Cerasis

Inbound freight management is evolving in the wake of new technologies and services that offer end-to-end visibility in inbound freight processes. The period of supplier-controlled operations is also ending, but some remain in their dominant positions.

Robots Edge Closer to Unloading Trucks in Amazon-Era Milestone

Material Handling and Logistics

Automated unloaders took years to develop and still haven’t been perfected, reflecting the difficulty of working with an array of packages that are stacked differently from truck to truck

Is regional haul the future of trucking?

Fleet Owner

According to trucking industry sources, the length of haul has been decreasing for many years and regional haul operations have been growing

What Skills Are Employers Looking For In 2019?

PLS Logistics

What exactly are employers looking for in 2019? There are many factors that go beyond just a college degree that can qualify you for a position. Essentially, things like a knowledge base and hard skills play a large role in the employee selection process.

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.

Why Shippers Are Focusing on Inbound Logistics Visibility to Become Shipper of Choice

Cerasis

Improving supply chain visibility is a goal of most organizations, but inbound freight is much more than simple dock scheduling.

Adoption of Digital Procurement Has a Long Way to Go

Material Handling and Logistics

Digital transformation often fails because of an inability to onboard suppliers

A sneak peek at future safety systems

Fleet Owner

Technology continues to give fleets and drivers an array of wondrous products

Putting Community in TMS: Enabling the Network Effect in Transportation Management

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from “ Putting Community in TMS: Enabling the Network Effect in Transportation Management ,” a research e-book produced by Adelante SCM and published by Kuebix (a Talking Logistics sponsor). Transportation management is inherently a network-based business process.

Exploring the Supply Chain Revolution

Speaker: Sheri Hinish, Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital

So much change is already underway in the supply chain, but what does this change entail and what does supply chain’s future hold? Join Sheri Hinish, affectionately called the Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital, to discuss Supply Chain 5.0. and trends in supply chain, technology, sustainability, and leadership.