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Greening Your Logistics: The Impact is Bigger Than You Realize

Talking Logistics

It’s now cliché to say that sustainability is on the minds and budgets of executives. In a way, it has always been there, especially regarding logistics. All other things being equal, less fuel consumption and fewer miles driven result in lower costs.

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Digital Transformations Require Clean, Accessible, Up to Date Data

Logistics Viewpoints

Matt Elenjickal, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of FourKites, has pointed out that “data is the raw fuel of a digital transformation.” But it must be quality data!

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What is Multimodal Transport?

MTS Logistics

What is Multimodal Transport? Multimodal transport, also known as combined transport, is a transport system that involves the movement of goods using multiple modes of transport such as trucks, rail, air and ships.

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Quoting a Freight Shipment? Here are the Details You’ll Need

Freightquote

Shipment quoting is simple at Freightquote. Use our expert tips for accurate quotes from multiple, vetted carriers

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How Top Food Shippers are Navigating Supply Chain Disruptions in 2023

Speaker: Glenn Koepke and Melissa Wreath

On February 2nd, join FourKites and ArrowStream to learn what food & beverage suppliers, restaurant operators, and other industry leaders are doing to address the labor and talent management issues affecting the food and restaurant supply chains today.

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New shipping regulation to combat global warming is under fire

Supply Chain and Logistics

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued their rules for the Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII), which is intended to combat global warming by reducing carbon emissions. It’s been years in the making. But some of those affected by the regulation … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Sustainability BIMCO contracts carbon intensity charter contracts charterers CII emissions imo2020 ocean shipping shipowners

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Essential Technology Capabilities for Supply Chain in 2023

Logistics Viewpoints

Over the past few years, supply chain and procurement pros have faced the challenge of navigating their enterprises through one disruption after another.

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[Editor’s Pick] Supply Chain Planning: What Would Don Draper Do?

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

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Warehouse Space Constraints, Industry Consolidation, Labor Crises Drive 3PLs to Automate

Food Logistics

Digital automation will accelerate through 2023, creating opportunities for supply chain leaders to build a tech stack that cuts costs, increases visibility and improves the customer experience. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

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Supply chain correction puts the 'worst of the inflation crisis behind us'

Commercial Carrier Journal

The price of lumber is down by roughly two-thirds over the last year, not far from its five-year average. Brent crude too, has fallen by roughly one-third since last summer along with shipping costs. The supply chain adapts and overcomes. Economic trends

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The Great Supply Chain Gear-Up: Sustainability and Agility for 2023

Speaker: Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev

Join Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev, for an insightful overview of general supply chain best practices, how to build a more sustainable supply chain, and navigating post-pandemic supply challenges.

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End to End Supply Chain Disruption with Pam Simon

The Logistics of Logistics

Pam Simon and Joe Lynch discuss end to end of supply chain disruption, which is what the Manifest Conference is all about. Pam is the Conference Chair & EVP Programming at Connectiv where they organize and host Manifest : The Future of Logistics is Here.

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Amware eBook Examines ‘Deadly Sins’ of B2C Order Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

To be successful, B2C order fulfillment operations need to be responsive and efficient to drive profitability and to keep customers happy and coming back. But for logistics leaders, it’s not always clear what improvement initiatives should take priority.

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Supply Chain And Logistics: What Will Stay The Same In 2023?

Talking Logistics

We all know the saying: the more things change, the more they stay the same.

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Körber CEO Discusses Warehouse Labor Management, Engagement, and Retention

Logistics Viewpoints

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to speak with Chad Collins, CEO of Körber Supply Chain Software. Chad and I discussed the widespread labor constraints impacting warehouse operations across North America and Europe.

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5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

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The Tusk Logistics Story with Ben Emmrich

The Logistics of Logistics

Ben Emmrich and Joe Lynch discuss the Tusk Logistcis story. Ben is the Co-founder and CEO of Tusk, a small parcel shipping network driving value through lower prices, faster deliveries, and great service. About Ben Emmrich Ben Emmrich is the Co-founder and CEO of Tusk.

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FMC ruling could be crucial in other ‘unfair D&D fee’ complaints

Supply Chain and Logistics

Shipper complaints about demurrage and detention (D&D) charges by carriers have been many, especially over the Coronavirus period, when many facilities were congested and supply lines were overloaded.

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'Bandit' '21 W900L of Kentucky bulk hauler a light in the dark

Overdrive Online

In this video, catch scenes from a run with owner-operator John McCormick in his Pride & Polish champ '21 "Bandit" Kenworth, extending well into the night and showcasing the wealth of lighting he's added to the rig, among a myriad of other custom touches. Custom Rigs

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This Week in Logistics News (January 14 – 20)

Logistics Viewpoints

For the first time since 2020, I was back in New York City for the NRF Big Show. And a big show it was, with over 35,000 people on hand to see the latest innovations in retail technology. One of the more interesting things about NRF is the large-scale displays on the exhibitor floor.

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Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

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WorkWave’s Second Beyond Service User Conference Concludes After Four Days of Knowledge, Networking and Entertainment

WorkWave

Time To Read: 3 minutes. Winners of the Beyond Service Awards were recognized for exceptional growth and teamwork.

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Low-clearance technologies help fleets avoid accidents

Commercial Carrier Journal

The days of bump-and-run tests should be a thing of the past as sensors, geofencing and crowdsourcing technologies combine to prevent large trucks from low-clearance strikes. Technology

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Nikola Relocates Battery Manufacturing Facility to Arizona

NGT News

Nikola Corp. is moving its battery manufacturing from Cypress, Calif., to its manufacturing facility in Coolidge, Ariz.

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Editor’s Choice: Remove Wasted Time and Your Operations Can Soar Like an Eagle

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Choice ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. This article is from Open Sky Group and offers tips for removing wasted time in your operations.

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Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

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Harness the Power of Customer Communication for Your Business With Communication Center

WorkWave

Time To Read: 3 minutes. The relationship between your field service company and your customers is crucial, and it’s a relationship that’s defined by communication.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (January 20, 2023)

Talking Logistics

190 days. That’s how many days between today and July 29, 2023. That’s how many days until the JDRF Ride in Burlington, VT, where I’ll be cycling 100 miles with other members of our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure team. Yes, a new season has begun for our LL4T1DCure team and we’re excited to hit.

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L.I.N.K.| Crafting Company Culture in a 3PL World

Food Logistics

Managing editor Alexis Mizell-Pleasant sits down with Frank Dreischarf, Vice President of Supply Chain Solutions at R2 Logistics, to discuss ways to incorporate a diverse and influential company culture, in part 1 of this 3-part series. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

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Analysts' freight forecasts pessimistic on 2023 trucking gains

Overdrive Online

FTR Transportation Intelligence's monthly "State of Freight" seminar series kicked off 2023 with a close look at the trajectory of a variety of market indicators, projecting a fairly flat to down market for trucking writ large. Business

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Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

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Weber Logistics Appoints Gary Kendle to succeed Jerry Critchfield as VP of Transportation

West Coast and California Logistics

Weber Logistics has promoted Gary Kendle from Sr. Director of Transportation to VP of Transportation. Gary succeeds Jerry Critchfield, who is retiring after decades of leadership in Weber Logistics’ Transportation division. weber logistics news

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[Video] The Road Ahead in Supply Chain Visibility and Execution

Talking Logistics

Supply chain executives, technology companies, and consultants have been talking about supply chain visibility and execution for many years.

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Cowen/AFS Freight Index lays out Q1 expectations for TL, LTL, and parcel

Logistics Management

The new edition of the Cowen/AFS Freight Index, which was released today by New York-based investment firm Cowen Inc. and Shreveport, La.-based

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