Sat.Aug 03, 2019 - Fri.Aug 09, 2019

Space Program: The Changing Role of the Distribution Warehouse

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Fifty years ago this summer, Neil Armstrong etched his way into history when he became the first man to set foot on the moon.

What 5G Means for the Transportation and Logistics Industry

Logistics Viewpoints

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The clock is ticking on ELD compliance

Fleet Owner

For those fleets still operating with AOBRDs that have not even begun the process of investigating your ELD options, time is running out. By now everyone should know that the final deadline for compliance with the ELD mandate is this December 18.

How Do You Know They Know?

The Lean Thinker

TWI Job Instruction is built around a four step process titled “How to Instruct.”. Steps 2 and 3 are the core of the process. Present the Operation. Try Out Performance. I want to discuss Step 3: Try Out Performance. Teaching Back as Learning.

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.

Integrating Technology into Your Supply Chain: Five Questions You Need to Ask

Material Handling and Logistics

Advanced technologies are transforming the way products are moved and tracked across the globe today

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Transportation Trends: ELDs vs. AOBRDs – What’s the Difference? - PINC

PINC

As the final ELD deadline looms, all remaining carriers and drivers need to start transitioning from AOBRDs to ELDs before December 16th.

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If You Think “We Can’t Please Our Customers” You’ll Be Right

The Lean Thinker

The center of the B Concourse at O’Hare Airport in Chicago is dominated by a Brachiosaur skeleton, part of the Field Museum exhibit for their store there. As a reminder for those of you over the age of 14, the Brachiosaurus was 70 feet long, 30 feet tall, weighed in at around 60 tons.*

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Freight Forwarders Say Digitization Will Benefit Industry

Material Handling and Logistics

The sector says technological innovation will have a positive impact on their business

Automation in the Supply Chain and Its Impact on Scalability

Cerasis

Automation is coming of age in the supply chain. Where supply chain leaders once viewed automation capabilities as science fiction fantasy, automation’s real-world applications are becoming evident.

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!

Fewer drivers risk losing jobs over truck automation, study says

Fleet Owner

Long-haul drivers are most at risk, according to BLS commissioner, who says there will be more jobs for last-mile deliveries

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Ambitious Growth Plans? Your Customers Will Right-Size You

The Lean Thinker

I’ll call the title of this post “Dave’s Observation.”. He is reflecting his experience in varied industries that if a company grows beyond its ability to deliver quality product, on time, then order volume will drop until it reaches a point that performance returns. The business literature is full of examples of this – companies who could not keep up with their own success, their performance deteriorates and, well, many of them go out of business.

Congress Focuses on Rail Service Crisis

Material Handling and Logistics

Shippers tell a committee the STB should take strong action to address the rail service crisis

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Clean Energy Inks Slew of New Natural Gas Contracts

NGT News

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has announced several contracts to provide its Redeem renewable natural gas (RNG) for fleets across multiple sectors.

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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.

How Machine Learning is Transforming Industrial Production

Cerasis

The question that seems to get asked more often than not is to talk about how many industrial applications we can name for machine learning. Well, frankly that’s the wrong question.

Why the delay in FMCSA’s proposed HOS changes?

Fleet Owner

The announced July 31 date for a ruling came and went. What’s next is anyone’s guess

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Freight Forwarders Says Digitization Will Benefit Industry

Material Handling and Logistics

The sector says technological innovation will have a positive impact on their business

Digital Supply Chains Seek to Fill Information Black Holes

Logistics Viewpoints

Digital supply chains seek to fill information black holes. For many companies' supply chains, it is the end-to-end portion of the supply chain, knowing what upstream and downstream partners are doing and how well they are doing it, where there are the most black holes.

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!

Fuel Fact Check: Do Propane School Buses Actually Have a Shorter Lifespan?

NGT News

Fuel Fact Check: School busesClaim: Propane school buses need to be replaced sooner than diesel. The longevity of a school bus and the fuel it runs on are not mutually exclusive.

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The maintenance dilemma

Fleet Owner

Fleet size, type among factors to when considering in-house vs outsourcing

Digital Twins Can Be Leveraged as Management Tool

Material Handling and Logistics

The value of digital twins includes rapid collaboration; holistic visibility; accurate, efficient response to demand; monetization of IoT data; predictive, proactive service; and closer collaboration with customers

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Making Your Supply Chain Green Doesn’t Have to Cost You Green

Kuebix

The transportation industry has a notoriously significant impact on the environment. Conventional vehicles and trucks release large quantities of greenhouse gas emissions, hydrocarbon and carbon monoxide, all of which are harmful to the environment and those inhabiting it. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, freight trucks contribute the second highest amount of pollutants into the […].

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.

HighJump empowering Good Eggs for ecommerce demand

Refrigerated Transporter

Online grocer 'evolving' cold storage, food and beverage distribution for future of warehousing, logistics

Permanent crash preventability determination program proposed

Fleet Owner

FMCSA reviewed more than 5.600 crashes from truck and bus companies

Retail Imports Remain at Near-Record Levels Despite Tariffs

Material Handling and Logistics

“Even with virtually everything American imports from China soon to be subject to tariffs, it isn’t quick or easy for retailers to change their supply chains," said Jonathan Gold, National Retail Federation

Tariffs and Trucking: Where Do We Stand?

Kuebix

Both the United States and China are implementing new tariffs involving steep tax increases that are complicating the traditionally codependent economic relationship. All cargo ships coming in from China currently pay a 25% tariff upon entering the U.S.,

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.