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How Supply Chain Leaders Make Sustainability Their Core Mission

Logistics Viewpoints

Much has been written about what it takes to run a successful supply chain in the era of “get it to me fast and get it to me cheap.”

Executing at the Speed of Your Customer

Logistics Matter

The Does Logistics Matter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Pieter van den Broecke, Managing Director Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany at Manhattan Associates.

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The Growing Demand for Supply Chain Compliance & Transparency

Talking Logistics

There are many unique disciplines within supply chain management, each having their own challenges and requirements.

The REFASHIOND Ventures Story with Brian Aoaeh

The Logistics of Logistics

The REFASHIOND Ventures Story with Brian Aoaeh. Brian Aoaeh and Joe Lynch discuss the REFASHIOND Ventures story. Brian is the a Cofounder and General Partner of REFASHIOND Ventures , an emerging venture capital fund manager that invests in early stage supply chain technology. About Brian Aoaeh .

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How to Optimize Your Supply Chain in Times of Disruption

Disruptions expose gaps in the supply chain and amplify problems. What can be done? Research by GEP and North Carolina State University shows how tech can fix the gaps and ensure supply chain resilience and optimization. Download now!

Multi-Channel Fulfillment Case Study: Slumberkins

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you’re a fast-growing online business with fulfillment challenges, you might be interested in this short, multi-channel fulfillment case study. Slumberkins® patented cuddly creatures and accompanying story books teach positive social-emotional learning skills to children.

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Your Guide to Distributed Order Management

Logistics Viewpoints

E-commerce continues to grow, and as a result, customer expectations are changing. The customer does not expect a similar experience across channels. Instead, they are seeking out a brand experience that allows them to interact through multiple channels during the shopping journey.

Rail 101 with Ian Jefferies

The Logistics of Logistics

Rail 101 with Ian Jefferies. Ian Jefferies and Joe Lynch discuss Rail 101.

Having It Your Way with Custom Packaging Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Your eCommerce customers may not have the intended experience without a custom packaging fulfillment solution. To drive repeat business in online retail, it helps to have a bit of a “wow factor” during the customer unboxing experience.

Food & Beverage Trends in China: Rising Demand for Western Brands

Logistics Matter

With a total revenue of 1.3 trillion US dollars, China is the biggest market for the food & beverage sectors. Traditionally, the food & beverage market is very competitive, but there is still a massive potential for Western brands to enter the Chinese markets.

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The Easiest Platform to Manage Shipments

Access Uber Freight’s network of more than 100,000 carriers, generate instant quotes, get competitive rates, tender loads in seconds, automate manual workflows, and track end-to-end load status from any device with this easy-to-use shipper platform.

This Week in Logistics News (April 30 – May 6)

Logistics Viewpoints

At some point, it seems we all have the need for speed. That being said, would you go over 280 MPH in a car? Better yet, would go over 280 MPH in a 3-D printed car? Well, according to Czinger, a Los Angeles-based boutique hypercar manufacturer, that is about to be a possibility.

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REPOST: 5 Trends Shaping Logistics with Ben Gordon

The Logistics of Logistics

5 Trends Shaping Logistics with Ben Gordon. Ben Gordon and Joe Lynch discuss 5 trends shaping logistics and supply chain. In the interview, Ben reviews and discussed trends and interesting companies in ecommerce, final mile, cold chain, reverse logistics, and fulfillment. About Ben Gordon.

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3PLs' Role in Getting Fresh Produce Farm to Fork

Food Logistics

The value of a third-party cannot be overlooked when getting fresh products to market, particularly in times of limited capacity and excess product. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

How to make all that telematics data more understandable

Fleet Owner

Dashboards and other visualization tools are a great way to make loads of data more accessible and understandable for fleets. You might be surprised at the good questions your people ask once they can really see the data. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

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Top 5 Supply Chain Processes That Need Better Collaboration Right Now

A lack of collaboration is a leading cause of supply chain headaches. GEP offers 5 remedies to ease your pain. Download this guide for must-have tools and processes for better supplier interactions.

The “Race” to Win the Autonomous Truck Market

Logistics Viewpoints

The author, Steve Banker, after a ride along in an autonomous truck from TORC. There is no doubt that autonomous trucks will change the face of logistics. But there are questions that many would like clarity on around this cutting-edge technology. What kind of trucks will they be?

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (May 6, 2022)

Talking Logistics

“All leaders are learners. The moment you stop learning, you stop leading. I learn as much as I can, from as many as I can, as often as I can.” – Rick Warren The quote above is especially true for supply chain and logistics professionals. The good news is that there are plenty of paths.

Why Logistics Technology Matters Now More than Ever

Material Handling and Logistics

The cost of integrating logistics platforms will be a prominent part of technology budgets for the foreseeable future. Technology & Automation

More challenges ahead for the trucking industry to tackle

Fleet Owner

Regardless of the problems facing the industry, trucking is resilient and will continue to navigate these latest hurdles. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

Market Insights Report: Top Trends for 2022 Planning and Beyond

The freight report you need for insights into where the industry is headed and how to stay resilient in 2022.

Editor’s Choice: Labor Shortage and the Rise of Real-Time Visibility

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 Longbow and looks at the ongoing labor shortage and supply chain visibility.

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes – Plus Indago Highlights (Q1 2022)

Talking Logistics

Inflation. Russia-Ukraine War. COVID-19. Slowing Economic Growth. Did I miss anything? It’s been an eventful first quarter of 2022, and the outlook for the rest of the year remains risky and uncertain (just like it’s been the past two years). Could the Russia-Ukraine War turn nuclear?

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BlueGrace Logistics Announces Scott Schara as New Chief Commercial Officer and President of 3PL Services

Blue Grace Logistics

Executive bench deepens to accelerate ‘Blue Chip’ customer teams. Tampa, FL (May 3, 2022) – BlueGrace Logistics (BlueGrace), one of the largest Third-Party Logistics (3PL) providers in the U.S.,

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Diesel shatters all-time per-gallon price record

Fleet Owner

At more than $5.50 per gallon, the U.S. average for trucking’s primary fuel on May 2 shattered the previous record of $5.25 set after Russia invaded Ukraine this year. Diesel is now $2.37 more per gallon in U.S. than it was a year ago.

GEP Outlook 2022

The GEP Outlook 2022 report explores global business trends and features seven critical leadership themes that will help you proactively prepare for and power through the challenges ahead.

Wrap It. Strap It. Secure It.

Material Handling and Logistics

While there has been an increased focus on automation investments across the supply chain – with an estimated $244 billion forecast in 2022 – an often-overlooked area is the importance of consumables of all types. Global Supply Chain

Happening Now: Why You Should Care About Rising Diesel Fuel Prices

West Coast and California Logistics

A recent FreightWaves article makes the case that every American should be concerned about the rising cost of diesel fuel. While every passenger car driver is well aware of the price increases of gasoline, many don’t know that diesel has increased by $1.57 a gallon since February 1 st. Happening No

Tracking the digital transformation of the supply chain

Logistics Management

Shipper demand, vendor innovation and advances in technology have worked together to get the vision of the digital supply chain over the finish line

Transportation: A good place to be in a crazy world

Fleet Owner

ACT Research analyst suggests that trucking and transportation are 'at the head of the class' as demand for goods is still the pacesetter for the economy. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

The Digital Levers You Need to Achieve Sustainable Cost Reduction

For supply chain and procurement pros, cost reduction is is a top priority today. This timely new paper from GEP explores powerful and effective digital levers that can help you to slash costs and create more value for the business. Read it now.