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The Cold Chain Logistics Journey of Avocado Toast

Food Logistics

From cross-border logistics to cold chain shipping, logistics companies work around the clock so that consumers can have the foods they want, when they want them, no questions asked. Transportation / Cold Chain

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6 Benefits of Using an External Warehouse

3PL Links

6 Benefits of Using an External Warehouse | Image Source: Flickr. One of the best options for businesses trying to streamline storage and logistics to offer consumers speedier service is an external warehouse.

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Truck fleets can thrive in a down market

Truck News

There are many provocative terms bantered about in the trucking media to suggest the sky is falling and that everyone needs to just weather the storm.

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Safe trucking with Old Man Winter

Fleet Owner

Winter is coming, and managers need to make sure their drivers and dispatchers have the knowledge and tools they need to stay safe and keep trucking along hazardous frosty highways. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

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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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Is Moving Manufacturing from China to Mexico a Sound Risk-Reduction Strategy?

Supply Chain Brain

The push toward nearshoring comes as global supply chains are scrutinizing their supply chains like never before — and with good reason

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New eBook Identifies the 7 Deadly Sins of B2C Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Online sales success depends on an agile, efficient back-end fulfillment operation to keep customers happy and coming back. But growing brands are so busy driving top line sales, they often fail to optimize order fulfillment, resulting in unhappy customers and lower profits. Fulfillment Operations

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Trucking’s Emerging Top Talent: Women

Women in Trucking

For a long time, we used the phrase ‘male-dominated’ to describe what trucking was like. It was part of the culture of the industry. I get it, but I see it differently. Human Resources Sponsored Content

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Shoppers Spend Less, Leaving Companies That Deliver Goods Empty for the Holidays

Supply Chain Brain

People increasingly want to spend their money in stores, which is bad news for parcel and last-mile delivery companies that benefitted from the online-shopping boom

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How Did Your Distribution Center Measure Up in 2022?

Logistics Management

Compare your distribution center (DC) throughput metrics to similar facilities and industries to see how your operations are measuring up in our 2022 Throughput Benchmark Guide

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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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The Rose Rocket Story with Justin Bailie

The Logistics of Logistics

Justin Bailie and Joe Lynch discuss the Rose Rocket story. Justin is he Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of leading TMS provider, Rose Rocket , a leading provider of transportation management software (TMS) for trucking companies and 3PLs. About Justin Bailie.

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Alta Equipment Group launches truck fleet electrification division

Fleet Owner

The construction equipment company, now the primary Nikola Motors dealer in several states, will offer fleets turnkey electrification solutions called Alta eMobility. Emissions & Efficiency

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Editor’s Choice: Tips for Trucking Companies to Decrease Their Insurance Premiums

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 Emerge and offers tips for trucking companies to decrease their insurance premiums.

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The New Supply Chain Landscape: Why Moving Up the Supply Chain Spectrum Is Imperative

Talking Logistics

Thanks to disruptive events over the past two years, supply chains have become central to business success, forcing CEOs and other business executives to spend a much larger portion of their time and strategies focused on this once afterthought of their operations. What has changed?

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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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FMCSA's female trucking board aims at biggest issues

Overdrive Online

Though it's a panel of 16 accomplished women in trucking, two members' accounts of the meeting illustrate how issues discussed -- from training practices and crime prevention to parking and more -- could have a big impact on all of trucking. Regulations

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Safe driving tips for Thanksgiving travel

Fleet Owner

Millions of drivers will take to the nation's roadways this Thanksgiving holiday, so the American Trucking Association's Share the Road highway safety program is sharing tips to keep yourself and others safe. Safety

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PepsiCo’s Massive, Complex, and Difficult Greenhouse Gas Initiative

Logistics Viewpoints

Jim Andrew, Chief Sustainability Officer at PepsiCo. On November 4 th , I interviewed Jim Andrew, the Chief Sustainability Officer at PepsiCo, about their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) program. PepsiCo is a very big company, the second largest food and beverage company in the world.

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Land Transport Outlook for the Year Ahead

Now, That's Logistics

In the US, trucks move roughly 72.2% of the nation’s freight by weight , representing roughly 11 billion tons of freight (primary shipments only) in 2021. According to the ATA, 38.9

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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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Potential railroad strike looms in December.

Commercial Carrier Journal

The U.S. narrowly avoided a potentially disastrous rail strike in September, but it now looms over early December. Economic trends

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Gallery: Capitol Christmas Tree arrives in Washington

Fleet Owner

As an annual tradition, The U.S. Forest Service selects the Capitol Christmas Tree and sends it on a tour to different communities before arriving in Washington, D.C. This year's tree was hauled by Hardy Brothers Trucking on a Kenworth T680 Next Gen.

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'Eighth house truck' 2022 Pete 389 features 144-inch big bunk

Overdrive Online

Winners in the Pride & Polish interior category, Bennett-leased owner-operators Rick and Terry Henderson of Ohio, feature a tastefully decorated interior, dazzling lighting and distinctive striping on their 2022 Peterbilt 389. Pride & Polish

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Port of Long Beach opens first-in-nation EV charging station for heavy trucks

Logistics Management

The Port of Long Beach, the nation’s second-busiest seaport, is first in the nation to open a publicly accessible charging station for heavy-duty electric trucks. The service is provided by the port in partnership with EV Connect, a provider of charge-management solutions for electric vehicles.

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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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CCJ announces 2022 Five Flashiest Fleet winners

Commercial Carrier Journal

This year's CCJ's Five Flashiest Fleets are. Trucks

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Well-maintained fleets create collateral benefits

Fleet Owner

Keeping trucks on the road is important, but there are other benefits to maintaining assets. Here are five additional benefits of ensuring trucks are maintained. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

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U.S. Container Freight Volumes Fall As Manufacturing Contracts

MTS Logistics

container volumes at the largest U.S. ports decreased by 3.8% in September compared to September 2021, another sign of a slowdown in overall trade.

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We're thankful -- for you

Overdrive Online

Here's a sincere note of thanks for the work you do from all of us at Overdrive. Happy Thanksgiving!

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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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JLE Industries gives drivers autonomy

Commercial Carrier Journal

JLE's recent update to its DriverOS innovation, which involved taking the platform to an app, allows drivers to select the loads they want to haul and so much more. CCJ Innovators

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How tire monitoring cuts roadside calls and improves TCO

Fleet Owner

Recently, Continental explained how underinflation wreaks havoc on a fleet's operating costs, and that tire monitoring can reduce costly blowouts and improve retreadability, leading to better total cost of ownership. Equipment

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Holiday Shipping Deadlines Stateside

MTS Logistics

With disruptions to the supply chain becoming somewhat common place, major shipping companies have instilled deadlines for consumers and retailers alike to ship orders by for the upcoming holiday season.