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Importance of Weather Insights in Supply Chain Management

Carter Logistics

Blog Topics. The Shared Milkrun Mexico & Border Logistics. Importance of Weather Insights in Supply Chain Management. According to a report* by UCL Hazard Research Center, there were 16 weather-related events in 2017 in the United States alone that cost one billion dollars each.

How The Delivery Wars are Altering Retail Logistics for Good

MercuryGate

The post How The Delivery Wars are Altering Retail Logistics for Good appeared first on MercuryGate International. Blog Supply Chain Trends Transportation Technology Value of a TMS Blog Posts

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Keeping the “big, bad trucking company” off of the verdict slip

Truck News

Demonizing the trucking company is a standard tactic of billboard advertisers who sue our industry. They seek to arouse the passion and prejudice against what they paint as the “big, bad trucking company.” One of the best ways to avoid …

7 Reasons Panama is the Latin American Supply Chain Capital with Demo Perez

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:20] Opening / Introduction. [00:51] 00:51] Tell us about yourself and what you do in Panama. I was born and raised in Panama and manage a 3PL. My main role is to promote the hub that Panama offers to the world. [02:19] 02:19] What was your first job in logistics?

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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.

Thoughts on Failure Modes of Kaizen Events

The Lean Thinker

The common frustration in the weeks following a classic 5 day “kaizen event” (which go by many names) is that the follow-on actions are not completed, and the changes that were made erode quickly.

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Devising Ways to Move More Containers on the Mississippi River

Material Handling and Logistics

With larger ocean carrier container vessels, global growth in the container market and an effort to reduce truck traffic on the highway system, ports and regions are working together to provide container-on-barge and a proposed container-on-vessel service

LTL and FTL Shipping: What’s the Difference?

Kuebix

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How ELDs started a new era of carrier and shipper collaboration

Fleet Owner

Disruptive technology allows carriers, shippers, and 3PLs to find the way and the will to meet today’s multiple, compounding challenges

Target Condition vs. Target

The Lean Thinker

This search question landed someone on my site yesterday, and I thought it would be a good one to try to answer specifically: why is lean manufacturing preferred to implement target condition as compared to target? In other words, what is the difference between a “target” and a “target condition?” ” Where this gets sticky is that there isn’t any canonical definition of either term.

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!

National Forklift Safety Day 2019 Shines Spotlight on Tech and Training

Material Handling and Logistics

National Forklift Safety Day 2019 focuses on how companies can create a culture of safety

Why Circular Supply Chains Will Replace Linear Supply Chains in the 2020’s

Kuebix

Since humans began making and distributing products to one another, the structure of the supply chain has remained predominantly untouched. Raw materials flow in, are changed into a product and are then distributed and used until finally they are thrown away.

Summertime and the driving isn’t easy

Fleet Owner

With the sunshine of summer comes other challenges for fleets to watch out for on the road: from more construction to vacation traffic to heat and much more

What is a Supply Chain Control Tower?

Logistics Viewpoints

The term supply chain control tower is being used more frequently. Some think it is being overused. What is a supply chain control tower? From my perspective it must be a holistic supply chain solution. What does that mean? For me, it means the following ten things.

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.

Trucking Alliance Advises Congress How to Improve Driver Safety

Material Handling and Logistics

There were more than 415,000 large truck accidents in 2017 that killed 4,761 people, including more than 600 truck drivers

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How Supply Chain Analytics Empower Digital Transformation

Cerasis

Digital transformation is inevitable, and digital transformation within the supply chain has the potential to streamline operations, reduce costs, and offer a better work environment for employees.

Why aren't more trucks getting 10 MPG?

Fleet Owner

While some fleets are achieving more miles per gallon these days, the average MPG for studied fleets was at 7.28, which is better than the national fleet average of 5.91

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‘Freight Tech’ Fit-Out: 3 Critical Steps to Successful Integration

Parade

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!

IRTA launches new Cold Carrier Certification at Cold Chain Expo

Refrigerated Transporter

The International Refrigerated Transportation Association (IRTA) recently introduced new Cold Carrier Certification, which the association says is the first certification focused on excellence in refrigerated transportation. IRTA made the annou

Benefits of an Over-the-Road TMS

Cerasis

The benefits of an over-the-road TMS are significant. The average shipper faces an approximate 6.4 million possible combinations for simply sending 1000 shipments. Augment this capability over parcel shipping, and the results are staggering.

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Data helps keep repair costs down

Fleet Owner

Data helps us move from reactive maintenance — or breakdown maintenance — through preventive maintenance, and toward predictive maintenance

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 14, 2019)

Talking Logistics

You know those signs you see on the side of the road, showing a truck pointed downward on a triangle, warning drivers about a steep downhill up ahead? It’s a beautiful sign when you’re riding a bicycle. It means you can coast downhill with little effort for the next few miles. But if you plan.

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.

Class 8 orders drop to smallest total in nearly 3 years

Refrigerated Transporter

With few build slots left, 2019 Class 8 order pattern ‘pulled ahead by 3 months’ so May orders look like a typical August and make May 2019 the worst May in a decade

5 Logistics Trends to Watch For in 2019

Cerasis

The logistics industry is under continuous transformation. From the past couple of years, we are constantly experiencing development in the industry, all thanks to the introduction of logistics trends to watch that we’ve read about ad nauseum such as artificial intelligence, big data analytics, and advanced robotics. On the other hand, there has been a.read More. The post 5 Logistics Trends to Watch For in 2019 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Insights from a freight intermediary’s perspective

Fleet Owner

What's the role of the third-party logistics (3PL) provider today as the relationship between shippers and carriers continues to change

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Most Likely to Succeed

Talking Logistics

Congratulations to the Class of 2019! It is school graduation season. Two of my nephews just graduated from high school and another graduated from college. Next week, my son graduates from 8th grade and my daughter from 5th grade.

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.