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4 Trends in Freight Brokerage with Kevin Hill

The Logistics of Logistics

Kevin Hill and Joe Lynch disucss 4 trends in freight brokerage. Kevin is the Owner of Brush Pass Research , a sales and marketing research firm that helps companies sell to freight brokerages across North America. Summary: 4 Trends in Freight Brokerage Kevin Hill of Brush Past Research joins the Logistics of Logistics podcast to discuss the growth, evolution, and current state of the freight brokerage industry.

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Editor’s Pick: Is Your Transportation Management System Adequate or Extraordinary?

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. This recent post by Mike Mulqueen from JBF Consulting’s blog highlights how to maximize your investment in a transportation management system (TMS).

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ESG in Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Acronyms abound when it comes to supply chain. AT Logistics Viewpoints, we cover a wide range of these acronyms, including AS/RS , DOM , GTC , SCP , TMS , and WMS to name a few. Over the last few years, another acronym has been showing up on the radar: ESG. ESG stands for environmental, social, and governance, and is a framework that evaluates a company’s performance and ethical behavior.

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Three Ways That Prescriptive Analytics Boosts Supply Chain Resilience

Supply Chain Brain

S upply chain leaders today can not only analyze the past and present to determine the likelihood of outcomes, but can also look to the future to manage them — a practice known as prescriptive analytics.

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EROAD’s Guide to Running a Sustainable Trucking Business

Over the last three decades, emissions from new trucks have been reduced by more than 98 percent. In fact, it would take 60 of today’s trucks to generate the same level of emissions from a single truck in 1988. Despite these impressive improvements, many trucking businesses continue to seek methods to achieve sustainability goals in a viable, measurable way.

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Port call optimisation reduces greenhouse gas emissions in ports

Supply Chain and Logistics

Drewry promotes port call optimization to reduce maritime emissions effectively.

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An Early Peak Season in Shipping This Year: What are the Effects?

MTS Logistics

Several factors coming together early in the season led to this early peak season in container shipping this year. This makes everyone nervous and will undoubtedly challenge the shipping industry. We’ll examine the overall implications and impacts that are anticipated. Economic Repercussions Due to its strong correlation with consumer spending, the demand for goods, and the general performance of many businesses, the peak shipping season has a substantial effect on the world economy.

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Happening Now: Canadian border agents to vote on a four-year agreement

West Coast and California Logistics

According to Supply Chain Dive , Canadian border agents will vote on a new four-year labor agreement with the government between June 20 and July 4. The union's negotiating committee has recommended ratifying the deal, which follows two years without a contract for the over 9,000 members of the Canada Border Services Agency.

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Allianz Trade, BPL Unveil API-Powered Management Process for Non-Payment Insurance Enquiries

Food Logistics

This industry-first collaboration is designed to transform how underwriters and brokers share enquiry data using Application Programming Interface (API) integration via Whitespace, a Verisk business.

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Bulk Powder Transport: Tips for Partnering with a 3PL Trucking Provider

Bulk Connection

From the foundation of your house to the ingredients in the foods you eat, many of the items you encounter every day started out in powder form. And many of those powders were shipped over the road using dry bulk trailers and equipment, such as those provided and/or arranged by third-party logistics (3PL) professionals. If you’re tasked with bulk powder transport for your business, read on as we break down a variety of elements you need to consider before putting your loads into motion.

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How a Global CPG Leader Optimized $500M of Direct Materials Spend and Exceeded Savings Goal

A Fortune 500 CPG company partnered with GEP to improve end-to-end category management, optimize direct spend categories, and increase strategic focus on tail spend. GEP’s sourcing expertise and market intelligence enabled the company to centralize sourcing and order management processes, strengthen key supplier relationships, and enhance supply chain resilience and agility.

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The State of Warehousing and Fulfillment with Joe Spisak

The Logistics of Logistics

Joe Spisak and Joe Lynch discuss the state of warehousing and fulfillment. Joe is the Founder and CEO of www.Fulfill.com , a marketplace that connects ecommerce brands with the right warehousing and fulfillment partners. Summary: The State of Warehousing and Fulfillment In this podcast, Joe Spisak, Founder and CEO of Fulfill.com, shares his expertise on the latest trends and challenges in the warehousing and fulfillment industry for ecommerce brands and 3PLs.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 21, 2024)

Talking Logistics

You and me, we come from different worldsI shave off all my hair and you have lots of curls 27 years ago tomorrow, my wife and I were introduced as Mr. & Mrs. for the first time. We came running into the ballroom holding our hands up high, as our family and friends clapped and. Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 21, 2024) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Paid truck parking not utilized, resented by many truckers

Overdrive Online

After a trucker's heated exchange with Truck Parking Club about taking previously free parking spots paid, owner-ops and other drivers weighed in on just how they feel about being "everybody's piggy bank," in the words of another operator.

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Quad Cities Transit Agency Selects EO Charging to Install Bus Fleet Infrastructure

NGT News

MetroLINK, the Illinois Quad Cities public transit and mobility provider, has selected EO Charging, a supplier of electric vehicle charging solutions for depot-based fleets, to expand EV charging infrastructure for its electric bus network. EO will be providing its Full Fleet Electrification consisting of hardware, software, and ongoing operation and maintenance services.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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Watch: Three Prominent Trends in Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

AI, digitization and orchestration are among the most important developments in supply chain today, says Omer Rashid, vice president of operations development at DHL Supply Chain.

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The New Visibility: Unlocking Multi-Tier Transparency and Traceability

Talking Logistics

During the significant disruptions caused by the Covid pandemic, many companies learned that they really didn’t have good visibility across their end-to-end supply chains — especially not beyond their Tier 1 suppliers and partners. Fast forward to today, having multi-tier transparency and traceability is even more important. What trends are driving this requirement?

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DAT hacks lead to thousands of 'impossible' $20/mile load posts

Overdrive Online

Brokers reported on Monday a "scary" hack of their DAT accounts that posted attractive, high-paying power only loads in what looked like a possible "inside job" to steal cargo from Amazon warehouses.

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What Are Strategies for Mitigating Women Truck Driver Challenges?

Women in Trucking

One of the tenants of the Women In Trucking Association (WIT) mission is to remove barriers for women in the industry. That’s why WIT agreed to play a significant role in newly released research that takes a closer look at strategies to mitigate female professional truck driver challenges.

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How to Conduct Workplace Incident Investigations to Create Safer Workplaces

This white paper provides a comprehensive overview of global workplace incident trends, focusing on the top three biases leading to such incidents. It also highlights the significance of CSA Z1005 as a risk management standard and outlines the ROI of thorough incident investigations, covering emergency response to post-incident interviews. Additionally, it introduces an Investigation Evidence Gathering Matrix.

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Watch: How Do You Get Started on Your Supply Chain Risk-Management Journey?

Supply Chain Brain

When vetting potential suppliers and customers, it's vital to assess their risk-management profiles and strategies, says Danny Thompson, chief product officer at apexanalytix.

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Image a stumbling block in recruitment of women drivers, study finds

Commercial Carrier Journal

Overall, women ranked a lack of respect higher (by a wide margin) than personal safety, restroom access, and their physical ability to perform the job.

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Dickerson Custom Trucks launches '96 379 to the stratosphere

Overdrive Online

From an engine that was originally in a bulldozer to a cab-width 4K screen as a dash and much more, the custom truck shop's build is certainly among most standout seen at MATS this year.

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Building Moats in AI: Buy vs. Build (AI Popup #1)

Freightos

Blog " * " indicates required fields Email * Comments This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. More Resources Home Building Moats in AI: Buy vs. Build (AI Popup #1) In logistics tech, building a competitive moat is key for market leadership. In the first issue of our AI popup newsletter series, Matt Motsick, CEO of Rippey AI and a long-time logistics technology leader, explores buying or building AI models.

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Navigating Uncertainty: How Technology Helps Fleets Thrive in Challenging Times

Change is a constant in the transportation industry. Amid business competition, regulatory developments, environmental concerns, and myriad other challenges, motor carriers must continually adapt to an ever-evolving operational landscape. Fleet telematics technology can help transportation businesses navigate uncertainty, gain a competitive advantage, and boost profitability.

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Which Technology Is Right for My Manufacturing Business?

Supply Chain Brain

Over the last decade, the world has changed dramatically for manufacturers. But so has technology, with a host of new tools for streamlining operations, automating tasks and saving on costs.

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Reshaping the Freight Industry: Self-Driving Semi-Trucks

MTS Logistics

Self-driving semi-trucks are on their way and heading to U.S. roads during 2024 despite job fears, lack of regulation, and public concerns. Test drives have been conducted in some states such as Texas, Florida, Arizona, and New Mexico due to the rarity of snow and ice weather. However, this was with a human driver behind the wheel monitoring the automated truck.

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How Trip Resequencing Can Avoid Delays, Reduce Costs, and Improve Sustainability

Loginext

Trip resequencing optimizes driver stops to save time, costs, and boost sustainability for logistics companies and delivery service providers. Explore how it minimizes travel time, fuel costs, emissions, and the role of route optimization software with real-world impacts. The post How Trip Resequencing Can Avoid Delays, Reduce Costs, and Improve Sustainability appeared first on loginextsolutions.com.

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Marroquin brothers: From Guatemala to U.S. trucking

Overdrive Online

A 30-plus year odyssey into U.S. trucking, now as owner-operators, is the story in brief of three of these four brothers, united not just by their last name but also CA-domicile difficulties with AB 5 that have dulled the Golden State to decidedly silver.

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7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024

Procurement and supply chain leaders are presented with their fair share of challenges, with a host of tools and strategies to resolve them. That said, what’s the best path forward to leverage this year’s trends? In this recap of a recent GEP-WBR webinar, 7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024, GEP’s Pramod Sethumadhavan explores seven vital leadership trends that will help guide procurement and supply chain decision-makers.

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Watch: The Incredible Shrinking Inventory: What To Do About It

Supply Chain Brain

Tracking inventory solely within the four walls of a warehouse isn’t enough to stop shrinkage, says Eddie Misicka, vice president of product and solutions at OneRail.

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Navigating Ship Valuation: Insights into Global Methods and Challenges

MTS Logistics

Do you ever wonder how a ship’s value is determined? How do the shipowner companies make decisions about purchasing and selling different kinds of ships? Below are some explanations and methods that are used worldwide. There is one dilemma discussed which is whether the price is equal to the value. To understand this question we need to look at the following methods: Income Approach Market Approach Cost Approach The income approach requires a forecast of future cash flow.

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How Does Delivery Management Software Manage Reverse Logistics For eCommerce Businesses?

Loginext

Reverse logistics is crucial for eCommerce success. Delivery management software streamlines this process by automating return pickups, providing real-time tracking, and offering robust data analytics. This ensures efficient operations, reduces costs, and enhances customer satisfaction. The post How Does Delivery Management Software Manage Reverse Logistics For eCommerce Businesses?