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Best B2B sales strategies for logistics business

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Autonomous Boats Can Target and Latch Onto Each Other

Material Handling and Logistics

Fleet of “roboats” could collect garbage or self-assemble into floating structures in Amsterdam’s many canals

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How the logistic saved a city?

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

In this post I’m going to talk about one of the most important and complex triumphs of logistics and how it meant the survival of a city. The Berlin blockade was one of the most important events after the Second World War.

3PLs and Where Their Future Success Lies

Morai Logistics

3PLs have become a dominant force in handling the logistics and supply chain networks of large companies around the world, but where are 3PLs headed next? According to Allied Market Research the 3PL market was valued at $869 billion in 2017. Furthermore, it will come close to doubling that by 2025. In roughly a 40-year span it has gone from being a insignificant industry in the 1970’s to becoming a ubiquitous presence vis-a-vie the supply chain process.

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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!

How to Select a 3PL with Joe Lynch and Adam Robinson

The Logistics of Logistics

. Understand the 3PL Business Models – Asset based, Non-asset based, Asset light. Asset based 3PLs own physical assets like trucks, planes, warehouses, etc. Pros: Since they own their assets, these 3PLs are able to use their own equipment to service customers. Truck availability is not a problem.

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Is it Time To Upgrade to A Cloud-Based Transportation Management System (TMS)?

Kuebix

Many companies are still using the transportation management system (TMS) they installed 15 or even 20 years ago! Technology has changed and improved significantly over that time.

Checking for vitals: Inside the Quest Diagnostics, LabCorp supply chain breach

Supply Chain and Logistics

Apparently, healthcare is among the worst industries in terms of breaches of data security. And this is despite the dramatic increase of attention the HIPAA law has focused on their behavior with data. In this case it was two diagnostic laboratories, … Continue reading → Advanced Computing Logistics Supply Chains cybersecurity healthcare technology

Track and Trace Solutions for Your Supply Chain

Carter Logistics

Blog Topics. The Shared Milkrun Mexico & Border Logistics. Track and Trace Solutions for Your Supply Chain. One of the keys to success, in any business, is having satisfied customers that turn into repeat customers.

Potential Supply Chain Impacts of 2019 Hurricane Season

Material Handling and Logistics

Despite the difficulty of predicting exactly when and where storms will hit, businesses can take short- and long-term precautionary measures to mitigate the impact

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

How Shipping Containers are Helping the Homeless

Kuebix

When most people think of shipping containers, they think of exactly what’s in the name: shipping. Formally known as an integral part of virtually any product moving across a supply chain, shipping containers keep products safe from external forces like weather and theft.

Intelligence…Sometimes Artificial

AIMMS

When it comes to intelligence in decision making, it’s our differences in experiences and attitudes that make our businesses evolve in a diverse manner. There are often many ways to solve a problem. The path we take can be an expression of our human creativity.

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Fueling better driver recruitment

Fleet Owner

Propane vehicles can help stretch fleet budgets to accommodate rising personnel costs

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Automation is Enabling Elastic Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

To serve the ever-changing eCommerce market, GreyOrange is helping to build automated flexible warehouses

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.

The State of Technology in Food Supply Chains 2019: Produce

Shipchain

full-webinar-technology-in-food-supply-chain. Please enjoy this informative webinar on technology and it’s role in food supply chains. We will explore current issues and opportunities in the industry and how technology can be utilized to enhance current supply chain operations.

The danger of a $2 trillion infrastructure promise

Supply Chain and Logistics

Shalini Vajjhala has written a good article about the issues with current ways of thinking about infrastructure planning and the money spent. She points out the game-theoretic nature of decision making the way things work now. Local and regional transportation … Continue reading → Logistics Strategy Supply Chains economics infrastructure innovation transportation

Michelin, GM to launch airless tires for passenger vehicles by 2024

Fleet Owner

Companies to start real-world testing on a test fleet of Bolt EV vehicles in Michigan

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NLRB Counsel Holds Uber Drivers Are Independent Contractors

Material Handling and Logistics

Although seen as a big win, the company still faces multiple challenges at the state and municipal level

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Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Retail Warehouse Automation Is Finally Top-Priority

Cerasis

Omnichannel retail is the new “Gold Standard” for the industry. On the surface, an omnichannel approach gives consumers the ability to blend their online and physical experience into one. For supply chains, the impact of omnichannel is more significant.

BlueGrace Logistics donates $65k to Humane Society of Tampa Bay

Blue Grace Logistics

BlueGrace Logistics announced Monday morning that, in addition to the $5,000 raised in their annual “Cats vs Dogs” food drive this spring, they will make a donation of $60,000 to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay.

NACV Show 2019 expands with on-floor education sessions

Fleet Owner

The North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) Show, billed as the premier biennial B2B trucking industry event focusing on the needs of fleet owners, managers and decision makers, recently announced this year’s event will feature three new Solutions T

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Transportation Workforce At Risk for Serious Health Concerns

Material Handling and Logistics

A new paper finds an increased risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes for transportation workers

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Regional Carriers Are Great Source for Owner Operator Trucking Jobs

Kane is Able

Owner-operators are freedom-loving entrepreneurs. They own their trucks and want to earn a good living, while remaining independent. Some may choose to hunt profitable freight on load boards, while others align with carriers to provide dedicated capacity.

Robotic Process Automation Can Be Used to Automate Supply Chain Solutions

Logistics Viewpoints

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is software that is used to automate high volume, repeatable tasks. RPA can be used to improve legacy supply chain software. Ryder is using it to reduce the work required to produce quality transportation plans.

Some tools to help fix the technician shortage

Fleet Owner

Industry needs to focus on parents and influences of “peripheral” students — those kids 13-18 years old who are drawn to hands-on, do-it-yourself, mechanically minded activities

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3PL Market Continues Decline

Material Handling and Logistics

Total shipments were down 7.5% and revenue slide 12.8

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New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!