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Autonomous Driving and Logistics: The Effects

20Cube Logistics

Even you are not an ardent follower of new technical advancements there is still a good chance that you have heard about the concept of autonomous vehicles.

Oversize Load Regulations by State

Trinity Logistics

Oversized loads haul many types of materials and products that keep us everyday consumers moving forward.

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Peak-Season Shipping Trends Shifting due to E-commerce

ShipLilly

The latest information coming from freight forwarders and experts in logistics points towards the expectation that US imports will remain high throughout October 2020.

Every Salesperson’s Secret Weapon with Jamin Alvidrez

The Logistics of Logistics

Every Salesperson’s Secret Weapon with Jamin Alvidrez. Jamin Alvidrez and Joe Lynch discuss every salesperson’s secret weapon. Jamin is an accomplished 3 rd party logistics sales leader and coach. About Jamin Alvidrez. Jamin Alvidrez has worked in logistics and transportation for the past 16+ years.

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.

Cloud Computing Confusion? Here’s a Quick Guide to the Cloud

Cyzerg

Although the term cloud computing has recently spread like wildfire, many people are still left wondering, what really is the cloud? Here’s a quick breakdown of common cloud terminology to help you better understand how your logistics business might use the cloud. Information Technology

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5 Ways to Boost eCommerce Warehouse Operations Efficiency

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you’re looking to lower costs and increase the efficiency of your eCommerce warehouse operations, your first thought might be to add automation. But technology doesn’t come cheap. What if you don’t have the order volume to justify the cost? Don’t despair.

Winning Strategic Accounts with Michael Neme

The Logistics of Logistics

Winning Strategic Accounts with Mike Neme. Michael Neme and Joe Lynch discuss winning strategic accounts, understanding buyer behavior and aligning sales efforts to the customer’s buying behaviors.

What lessons can logistics and supply chain companies learn from the COVID-19 crisis?

Magaya

COVID-19 is giving us a masterclass in what it takes to survive, recover from, and thrive after a major crisis

The Shipper’s Guide to NAFTA 2.0

FLS Transport

Worried about NAFTA 2.0? Don't be. Here is everything cross-border shippers need to know about the new USMCA-CUSMA-TMEC agreement

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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.

On Fulfillment and Football: Does the Size of your Third-Party Fulfillment Provider Matter?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you ever want to feel svelte, go stand next to an offensive lineman. Even in college, he’s likely to weigh just over 300 pounds. That massive weight is a big part of what enables him to do his job, because when it comes to protecting today’s college quarterbacks, size matters.

Supply Chain Basics with Jason Miller

The Logistics of Logistics

Supply Chain Basics with Jason Miller. Jason Miller and Joe Lynch discuss supply chain basics. Jason is a professor of supply chain at Michigan State University, which is ranked as one of the top supply chain schools in the world. About Jason Miller.

Picking Up the Pace: The Acceleration of Kindred AI

Logistics Viewpoints

My first introduction to Kindred AI occurred at the Manhattan Associates booth at Promat 2019. There I learned about the company’s partnerships with automation vendors and the forthcoming Manhattan Automation Network certification.

Challenge HOS final rule in federal court

Supply Chain and Logistics

Teamsters and several safety organizations have challenged the new HOS rules. It won’t keep them from going into effect; but it will point out that the new rules directly contradict previous findings of the FMCSA. I’ve been waiting for such … Continue reading → Labor Economics Logistics Trucking government HOS rules regulations trucking

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.

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Talking Logistics

During my vacation last month, I picked out an old book to read again: Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier. The book was published in 1997 and it was made into a movie too.

KPI Supply Chain: Parcel Metrics to Track and Boost Peak Season Value

Cerasis

Carving a successful footprint and managing to boost Peak season value involves the direct application of KPI supply chain best practices. These best practices go back to the root of digital transformation within logistics, recognizing when things go wrong and intervening immediately.

Trillium Opens Two New Public Fast-Fill CNG Locations

NGT News

Trillium, a provider of alternative fueling systems and renewable fuels, has opened two new compressed natural gas (CNG) locations in California and is offering discounts at a third. “We

Mexico trucking capacity crunch

Supply Chain and Logistics

The USMCA replacement for NAFTA has not improved anything regarding trucking between the US and Mexico. COVID-19, movement of production from the Far East to Mexico, and no change in regulations, has put demands on trucking firms and on drivers … Continue reading → Logistics Supply Chains Trucking international trade Mexico trucking USMCA

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!

Supply Chain Mapping (Insights from Indago)

Talking Logistics

In the post Hidden Suppliers Can Make or Break Your Operations (Harvard Business Review, May 2015), the authors write, “With the size and complexity of supply chains soaring, a daunting challenge is confronting companies: identifying the critical nodes hidden within the vast expanse of their supply networks.”

No Industry Has A Better Success Metric than Baseball

Logistics Viewpoints

Baseball has a key performance indicator that is unrivaled. The Wins Above Replacement Value tells a team exactly what they need to do to succeed. In business, and the supply chain realm, no other success metric has this clarity.

Parcel Shipping & Their Intrinsic Relationship to Peak Season Success

Cerasis

More people are taking comfort from shopping online from the comfort of their own homes. With today’s technology, it makes e-commerce a lot more efficient and effective. E-commerce logistics and parcel shipping are the livelihoods of many businesses.

Dealing with the shameful crew-change crisis

Supply Chain and Logistics

Here’s a suggestion for a relatively simple way to stop the cheating on crew changes during Covid-19. Crews are often not allowed to leave ships during the Covid-19 crisis, and are either coerced into signing renewal contracts or simply denied … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains coronavirus crew changes disruption insurance labor relations ocean shipping

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!

Editor’s Pick: Best Practices For Optimizing The Last Mile

Talking Logistics

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

NJ TRANSIT Board Approves Electric Bus Infrastructure Project

NGT News

The NJ TRANSIT board of directors has approved the Electric Bus Infrastructure project contract for the Newton Avenue Bus Garage in Camden, N.J., renovating the facility for the installation of eight electric vehicle chargers (EVCs).

Supply-Chain Awareness Is Growing at America’s Top Companies

Supply Chain Brain

Mentions of “supply chain” have grown nearly 30% in the past five years, according to annual reports from S&P 500 companies

Walmart tightens on-time, in-full requirements

Supply Chain and Logistics

A large shipping firm has grabbed a problem by the throat. Wal-Mart has raised its on-time in-full (OTIF) shipment requirements for all suppliers to 98%. It’s in response to a significant drop-off of on-time deliveries and short shipments, possibly due … Continue reading → Logistics Production Operations Strategy Supply Chains Shipping standards transportation

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.