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Logistics Trade Agreements: What’s New for 2022?

Now, That's Logistics

The dynamic world trade environment is a place where rules, agreements and regulations tend to change regularly. John Rodriguez, Vice President of Customs, Schenker, Inc.

Returns Costs Increase Due to Congestion and Constraints in Supply Chains

Logistics Trends and Insights

Raise your hand if you’ve ever ordered two pairs of shoes in different sizes knowing full well that you were going to return one of the pairs. Maybe it’s a dress, pants, or shirt, regardless, most of us have done this thanks to the ease of online ordering and relaxed returns policies.

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Holiday supply chains – did Santa get the gifts out on time?

Turvo

Santa was worried about this holiday season. At the beginning of the holiday season, it appeared that Santa might be struggling this year to get the gifts out on time.

Transporting a production line to Russia. The devil sits in the detail.

Logistics Matter

Transporting a complete air separation plant, consisting of several large 85-ton oversized units and over 50 standard and oversized truckloads of parts and materials from 4 different countries via road and ocean to Moglino in Russia.

2022 Peak Season Shipping Checklist

Guarantee success with this free Peak Season Checklist—a guide for parcel shippers to navigate the chaos of Q4. This checklist will help you efficiently manage your supply chain to prepare for holiday spikes in volume and demand.

REPOST: Amazon vs Target vs Walmart with Rick Watson

The Logistics of Logistics

Amazon vs Target vs Walmart with Rick Watson. Joe Lynch and Rick Watson discuss Amazon vs Target vs Walmart and their strengths and weaknesses in the areas of ecommerce, fulfillment, distribution, and logistics. About Rick Watson.

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Business as usual won’t work in hiring

Fleet Owner

Career growth, learning, and development are among the most important factors for remaining with a company—and today’s younger workers and those of the future expect their workplaces to help discover their strengths and talents. Operations / Staff Management

Trends in the Food and Beverage Industry

Trinity Logistics

The food and beverage industry has faced significant challenges and growth over the past couple of years. After yet another unpredictable and unstable year, many hope 2022 will bring more stability back to the industry. So, what’s currently affecting the food and beverage sectors?

Understanding Conrail with Brian Gorton

The Logistics of Logistics

Understanding Conrail with Brian Gorton. Brian Gorton and Joe Lynch discuss understanding Conrail.

Supply Chain Cowboys Find Innovative Ways to Save the Day

Food Logistics

Marrying the opportunities new technology provides with the skills and industry understanding of the boots on the ground is one important way forward. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

6 Ways Video Telematics Improves Driver Safety

An in-cab dash cam video system can help fleet operators significantly reduce risky driving, costly legal judgments, and insurance costs. Download the eBook and learn 6 ways to improve driver safety by using dash cams on your trucks.

Colorado DA seeks to reduce trucker’s 110-year sentence

Fleet Owner

During a Dec. 27 status hearing in Colorado's First Judicial District Court, a judge set Jan. 13 as the date for a resentencing hearing for truck driver Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos. For the Driver

Looking Back at Our Most Popular Blog Posts of 2021

GlobalTranz

2021 will be remembered as an unprecedented year of supply chain disruption and market volatility creating a host of challenges for shippers and carriers alike.

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Where Business is Done with Thibault Serlet

The Logistics of Logistics

Where Business is Done with Thibault Serlet. Thibault Serlet and Joe Lynch discuss where business is done. Thibault is the Co-Founder and Chief Researcher at Adrianople Group , a research and advisory firm focused on educating the world about Special Economic Zones (SEZs). About Thibault Serlet.

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Supply Chain Strategies for 2022

LandLink

These last two years have presented both logistics planners and provider with the most volatile supply chain environment in decades. Supply chains have been severely impacted by COVID-19. A recent Statista survey found nearly 72% of businesses suffering detrimental effects related to the pandemic.

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.

[Video] The Final Mile in Food Logistics

Talking Logistics

Food, it’s a basic necessity. Whether you’re consuming it at a restaurant, buying it at a grocery store, or getting it at a food bank, the logistics behind the food industry is critically important.

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What Is an LXP: Everything You Need to Know

Shippeo

LXP (Learning Experience Platform) is a software that helps users discover learning opportunities. It mainly works by collecting learning content from various sources and recommends them with the help of AI. The post What Is an LXP: Everything You Need to Know apareció primero en Kotobee Blog.

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Drewry advises shippers to brace for another year of ocean cargo rate hikes

Logistics Management

Freight rates will not normalize until the systemic market disruptions in container shipping, caused by the pandemic, are reduced significantly

How to Support Customers When Supply Chains Are Unpredictable

Supply Chain Brain

The holidays are placing even more stress on supply chains. Here are four ways you can help lower stress, minimize damage and deliver positive customer service

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.

Top 5 Things That Happened in 2021 to Advance Gender Diversity in Trucking

Women in Trucking

Photo: 2021 'I HEART Trucking' Photo Contest Submission from Debbie Marler. Industry News Women In Trucking Gender Diversity Issues

UPS Emerges from Behind the Same Day Eight Ball – Acquires Roadie

Logistics Trends and Insights

Well, well, well. We’ve now learned that UPS views same-day deliveries as an important piece of its last-mile delivery puzzle as it scooped up Atlanta-based Roadie on Friday. Roadie is a crowd-sourced, same-day delivery service that UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund invested in five years ago.

DAT Truckload Volume Index remains on strong growth path

Logistics Management

November’s TVI reading—at 239—matched October, which initially set a new record for the number of loads moved by motor carriers in a month, according to DAT.

Procurement in 2022: The Year Ahead Is Run by AI

Supply Chain Brain

The coming year will see a rising tide of technologies designed to mitigate the challenges of 2021

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

GEM Invests in MW Solar’s EV Charging Technology

NGT News

MW Solar LLC has signed an agreement with GEM Global Yield LLC SCS, a Luxembourg-based private alternative investment group, to provide MW Solar with a share subscription facility of up to CAD 50 million for a 36-month term following a public listing.

Looking back at 2021: Lessons for manufacturers and distributors

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

2021 has been a year of transition. The evolving crisis and measures taken worldwide to contain the spread of the pandemic accelerated certain long-term and emerging trends.

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The highs and lows of 2021 over the road with Overdrive

Overdrive Online

If 2020 flipped the trucking world on its head, 2021 asked drivers to remain upside down while juggling and jumping through flaming hoops. Here Overdrive recounts an absolutely historic year where trucking issues finally broke into the mainstream. Overdrive Extra

From Covid's Legacy to Containers Falling Overboard: These Are Our Top Stories of 2021

Supply Chain Brain

Here’s a look back at our most-clicked stories this year — which showcase the worst of the crisis, new ideas that it spurred, and a glimpse at how we got here

The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

EV Range Set to Install High-Powered Charging Stations Across Two States in 2022

NGT News

EV Range Inc., an electric vehicle (EV) charging network based in California, is in the process of deploying a total of 26 high-powered (180-350 kW) EV charging stations across nine sites throughout California and Nevada in 2022. EV Range already owns and operates charging stations in California.

Why 2021 goes down in history as the most challenging year for the supply chain

Turvo

COVID-19 has altered the business climate for many corporations worldwide, emphasizing the significance of responding, adapting, and establishing crisis management processes to weather difficult times.

Looking in the Rear-View: The Best of 2021

Women in Trucking

During the ongoing pandemic, 2021 continued to shine a light on the importance of the supply chain industry and the crucial role truck drivers play in not only delivering critical food, supplies and equipment, but keeping the economy moving.