Sat.Aug 17, 2019 - Fri.Aug 23, 2019

Bottles, Barrels and the Business of Beverage Distribution

Logistics Bureau

How Much Money Can You Save With Fuel Purchase Routing?

United World Transporation

According to industry experts, fuel purchases can account for approximately 25% of a trucking company’s operating expenses. The average truck driver travels around 68,000 miles per year and gets an average of 5.29 miles per gallon, which translates to over $37,000 being spent yearly on fuel.

The ROI of Logistics Safety Programs

Kane is Able

Every logistics operation will say safety programs are a priority. But many such claims are lip service only. Safety solutions, over and above OSHA-mandated programs, cost money – for training, equipment and software. Many companies struggle to invest money in things that might happen.

Are You Neglecting Warehouse Safety and Health of Workers?

Cyzerg

Warehouse safety and health management is an aspect that can never be overemphasized. But, the truth is that warehouse managers often struggle with it. In fact, OSHA statistics reveal that as many as 16 warehouse workers died while working at warehouses 2015-2017. Business & Sales

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5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

Do You Have too Much Marketing Collateral?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Here’s an amazing, fun fact: Kudzu, an Asian vine brought to the U.S. in 1876, can grow as much as a foot a day. Do you know what else can grow incredibly quickly? Marketing collateral.

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Appreciate your drivers each and every day

Fleet Owner

Drivers are a key link between a fleet and its clients. As it relates to the delivery of loads, they are the face of the company to the public

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Reducing Damage in the Supply Chain and Cold Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

There are steps every touchpoint in the supply chain can take to ensure the best possible product quality

Unboxing The Advantages Of Custom Packaging

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you’re a subscription business or eTailer, you already know that there’s no substitute for a well-presented package.

Alibaba Grows its Cross-Border Capabilities

Logistics Trends and Insights

Alibaba’s latest quarterly earnings find the e-commerce giant still growing double-digits and still expanding. For the quarter ending June 30, overall revenue increased 42% over the same period for 2018.

Will Greater Data Granularity Lead to Better, Faster Decisions?

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

With the increasing granularity of data coming from consumption points through extended data ecosystems of the Internet of things and with the integration of networks meaning net real-time change can be dynamically modeled and executed, what is the role of Supply Chain planning? Join Dave Food, Strategy Director of Prophetic Technology, on December 11th and learn how data is changing your supply chain!

How to reduce idling and keep drivers happy while saving fuel

Fleet Owner

The most efficient and effective idle-reduction solutions entail a combination of complementary technologies

Subscription Boxes are Changing Supply Chains

Kuebix

Subscription boxes are captivating the attention of consumers all over the globe. They satisfy almost every want and need imaginable (cheese, wine and beer, razors, clothes and makeup, etc.) in an innovative and entertaining way.

How will the Looming Recession Impact Global Supply Chains?

Logistics Viewpoints

On Thursday, yield curves inverted and the stock market tanked. An inverted yield curve signals a recession in 14 to 20 months. Companies need to prepare by developing more agile supply chains. Integrated business planning and supplier risk management are critical tools.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 23, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Our Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure Team jerseys are on order! A big thank you to our Century Team Sponsors BluJay Solutions, C.H. Robinson, and Descartes Systems Group for your support!

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

NFI, Penske celebrate 'historic moment' with delivery of eCascadias from DTNA

Fleet Owner

YOUNTVILLE, CA. It was only two trucks, but for those involved in reaching this moment, they represent the start of a technological revolution for the trucking industry. During a small ceremony at Cliff Lede Vineyards on Aug. 20, Daimler T

What You Need to Do to Make Fleet Backhaul Management Easy

Kuebix

Fleet backhaul management is a notoriously difficult task that fleet owners and operators are all too familiar with. When a truck returns from making a delivery it is usually empty. This is known as “driving empty” or “empty miles.”

Warehouse Responsiveness Reigns Supreme!

Logistics Viewpoints

Fulfillment repsonsiveness is the warehouse capability most expected to increase in importance over the next five years, according to the results from our best practices survey of logistics executives.

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Supplier Penalties for Missed Due Dates

Talking Logistics

Since we launched Indago back in March, we have conducted 19 weekly surveys on a wide range of supply chain and logistics topics. We send out a survey question every Monday, which takes our members 2-5 minutes to answer, and we send them the results every Friday.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Traffic fatalities in U.S. inching down after multiyear spike

Fleet Owner

Annual motor vehicle deaths expected to be fewer than 40,000 for the first time since 2015

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Quick Ship Standards: Best Practices to Get Where You Want to Go

Cerasis

Quick ship standards refer to the processes and technologies in use that optimize order fulfillment and exceed customer expectations for fast delivery. In other words, such measures give companies the ability to compete with Amazon, Target, and Walmart.

Factors to Consider when Using AGVs for Pallet Movement

Material Handling and Logistics

When considering the right type of AGV system, a number of issues come into play, such as type of vehicle, guidance system, drive configuration, power and communication

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Colorado Adopts Zero-Emission Vehicle Standard

NGT News

In an 8-1 decision, Colorado’s Air Quality Control Commission has voted to adopt a zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) standard. The new standard requires automakers to sell more than 5% ZEVs by 2023 and more than 6% ZEVs by 2025.

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The Beyond Belief Impacts of VUCA on Supply Chains and Commerce

Speaker: Jim Tompkins, Chairman and CEO at Tompkins International

We are fortunate to have Dr. James A. Tompkins, one of the world’s leading supply chain thought leaders, to address the impacts of VUCA on today’s supply chains and commerce. Jim recently stated that “the impacts of digital commerce on supply chains and commerce are far greater than the ending of the Cold War in 1991. The lifting of the Iron Curtain was minuscule when compared to the impacts of VUCA on how business works and how people live.”

Waiting on HOS changes? It may still be a while

Fleet Owner

ELD updates, possible legal challenges will need to be considered before FMCSA can issue a final rule

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FMCSA Looks to Revise HOS Regulations

Cerasis

Few topics evoke the same passion in truckers and shippers like the ELD mandate and its impact on the enforcement of hours of service (HOS) requirements.

UPS's Secret is Out – Testing Self-Driving Tractor Trailers

Material Handling and Logistics

UPS is working with TuSimple, an autonomous driving company to determine whether the vehicles can improve service and efficiency in the UPS network

Propane vs. Diesel School Buses: Study Shows Clear Winner When it Comes to Emissions

NGT News

After more than a year of testing, researchers from West Virginia University (WVU) recently concluded that emissions measured from propane autogas school buses are significantly lower than those from diesel buses.

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Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.