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5 Sales and Marketing Myths with Mary Keough

The Logistics of Logistics

Mary Keough and Joe Lynch discuss 5 sales and marketing myths. Mary Keough is a Senior Strategist at Gorilla 76 , a marketing company that works with midsized B2B American manufacturing companies selling complex products or services in long, consultative sales cycles. About Mary Keough Mary Keough is a Senior Strategist at Gorilla 76. After graduating from Northern Illinois University, Mary began her wild and crazy ride through technical writing to editing to marketing.

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How to Enhance Your Transportation Strategy in 2023

Talking Logistics

Benjamin Franklin is often credited with the quote, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” It wouldn’t surprise me if he was talking to a transportation professional at the time. A lot has changed over the years, but Franklin’s advice remains as relevant and important as ever for transportation professionals. As we. Read more The post How to Enhance Your Transportation Strategy in 2023 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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The Progression of ELDs into 2023 and Beyond

Food Logistics

3PLs will need to continue to follow the ELD trends, support the changes and utilize emerging technology to leverage future users.

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When Execution Meets Visibility

Talking Logistics

It’s time to think beyond appointments. While improved appointment scheduling for the gate and warehouse is a worthy application of real-time transportation visibility data, estimated time of arrival (ETA) knowledge alone isn’t sufficient to meaningfully improve your operations and their efficiency or reduce operational costs at your facility. Visibility data for appointments and gate-in/gate-out events.

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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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The Empty Container Marketplace with Sean Bardon

The Logistics of Logistics

Sean Bardon and Joe Lynch discuss the empty container marketplace. Sean is the Co-founder and COO at Qualle , The world’s first empty container marketplace that connects exporters, importers, trucking companies, and steamship lines. Using Qualle’s technology, supply chains run more effectively, more efficiently, and less greenhouse gases are released into the atmosphere.

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Understand the Pitfalls of IBP Before Embarking on a Supply Chain Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

GEON Performance Solutions purchases plastic pellets and add plastic compounders to make products of different strength, resilience, and flexibility. When a company undergoes a digital transformation, the transformation should be based on an understanding of what they want to achieve. A transformation that is based on the idea that by putting in new applications the company will automate a process, or processes, and provide more and better data to make decisions, is a poor foundation for a true

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Fulfillment Processes: Advice for Growing Companies from IZBA’s Jennifer Polce

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

The Unboxing Fulfillment podcast recently hosted Jennifer Polce, the Director of Consulting at IZBA Consulting, for a discussion about the operations challenges related to rapid sales growth. Listen to the episode or read her key takeaways below. The IZBA client roster includes many B2C brands who have experienced tremendous growth streaks. Here are Jennifer’s top five tips for ecommerce companies who are managing sudden growth – or who just want to be ready to manage it when their time comes.

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Aon helps firms handle supply chain risk

Supply Chain and Logistics

Supply chain risk is in the news every day now, and awareness has grown exponentially since COVID, though many risks supply chains face have been with us forever.

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The Road Not Taken By Others

Talking Logistics

Editor’s note: Taking a break from supply chain and logistics, Adrian shares a story on how the decisions made by others contribute to the paths we take in life. I went for a walk yesterday afternoon, and as it often does, my mind wandered off. How did I get here? Not here, on this sidewalk, Read more The post The Road Not Taken By Others appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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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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Highlights from the BGSA Conference with Ben Gordon

The Logistics of Logistics

Ben Gordon and Joe Lynch discuss highlights from the BGSA Conference , an annual event designed to bring together top industry leaders from all segments of the supply chain and provides an intimate and candid setting where CEOs and leaders can privately network and explore ideas with their peers. Ben Gordon, is the Founder of Cambridge Capital (private equity), BGSA (advice), and the Ukraine Logistics Coalition (humanitarian aid) About Ben Gordon Benjamin Gordon is the Founder and Man

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Rock Stars of the Supply Chain: Networking is Key to Success in Logistics

Food Logistics

Kevin Coleman, CEO of CJ Logistics America and one of the winners of Food Logistics’ 2023 Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award, explains why networking is key to success in the supply chain space.

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Supply Chain Shortages Hit the Customer Where it Hurts

Logistics Viewpoints

According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York , nearly three years after Covid-19 was declared a pandemic, supply chains are back to normal. Actually, when looking a bit closer at the numbers, supply pressures actually fell below normal. Zero marks the historical average, and changes in either direction mark standard deviations from that trend. The February reading in the New York Fed’s Global Supply Chain Pressure Index was -0.26, reaching negative territory for the first time since August

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Consolidated Chassis Management Prepares for SACP 3.0 Launch with New Office

Supply Chain and Logistics

Consolidated Chassis Management (CCM), a leading cooperative chassis pool manager, announced it has opened a new, expanded office in Savannah, GA, to accommodate the growing South Atlantic Chassis Pool (SACP) 3.0 team. Launching in October 2023, SACP 3.

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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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DHL opens up its second Denver-area facility

Logistics Management

DHL said it invested $9.6 million into this facility, which it said is comprised of almost 56,000 square-feet of combined warehouse and office space, coupled with 60 positions for vehicles to load and unload shipments around its conveyable sort system.

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Can Container Lines Withstand a Massive Increase in Vessel Capacity?

Supply Chain Brain

Following a period of seesawing freight rates and persistent service failures, ocean carriers and shippers are struggling to achieve some measure of equilibrium.

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FMCSA closes drug and alcohol clearinghouse loophole

Commercial Carrier Journal

FMCSA's Hutcheson said the new reporting structure will notify employers when there has been a change from a previous employer to a driver's drug and alcohol violation history.

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DPW to deploy first Boxbay stacking system at Pusan Newport

Supply Chain and Logistics

Here’s an innovation that’s going to be popular at container terminals. It’s a fixed set of frames allowing containers to be stacked in individual pigeonholes. They’re placed and removed by stacker cranes running through the aisles.

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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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Truckers waiting out slow first half of year in hopes of solid demand later

Logistics Management

Shippers hoping to capitalize on excess capacity in the trucking industry are advised to act fast as top trucking executives say they expect boom times in the second half of this year. Meantime, those executives are bracing for a so-so first half followed by what they hope will be a solid second half of 2023.

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New Brexit Trading Rules Could Take More Than Two Years to Fully Implement

Supply Chain Brain

Labeling products as “not for the EU” will be one of the most visible changes to result from Brexit in Northern Ireland and the rest of the U.K.

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Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) Tips

Logistics Bureau

Supplier Relationship Management is so important and yet many organisations are not good at it. What things do people get wrong with SRM? Let ‘s learn from Trent as he provides us with some helpful SR M tips.

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Team Dreamline: Truckers of the Month Ruth and Chris Smith

Overdrive Online

The owner-operator dream team hauls leased to Southern Pride Trucking, the culmination of about a decade spent designing and executing their plan for a long-term home as business owners. Hear their story on Overdrive Radio here.

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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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RK Logistics Group opens up a new Bay Area-based warehouse

Logistics Management

RK Logistics Group, a Silicon Valley provider of warehousing, e-commerce fulfillment and supply chain management services, recently announced it has opened up a new Hayward, Calif.-based commercial logistics facility to support the local manufacturing of electric vehicles. The company said that this is its 12th Bay Area warehousing facility, covering a cumulative 1.3 million square-feet.

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Airlines Are Struggling With Engines Just as Travel Rebounds

Supply Chain Brain

More carriers are flying with the latest-generation turbines that — while as much as 20% more fuel efficient — also have been prone to far more frequent maintenance cycles than their more robust predecessors.

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Mack debuts all-electric MD

Commercial Carrier Journal

The battery electric version of the MD is Mack's first on-highway electric model, and it sits alongside Mack's LR Electric refuse truck in the company's zero emissions line.

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Carriers, brokers at odds over proposed financial responsibility requirements

Overdrive Online

At once, many illustrate the proposed rules on brokers' financial requirements don't go far enough. Several brokers, however, think the proposal is outside FMCSA's purview. FMCSA will host a public listening session at MATS on the issue.

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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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FMCSA makes updates to its SMS website

Logistics Management

The United States Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) said this week that it has updated its Safety Measurement System (SMS) website, adding that complete SMS results are now available to enforcement users and motor carriers that are logged into the SMS website.

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What Will Shape Supply Chains in 2023: Trends and Predictions

Supply Chain Brain

2023 will continue to present supply chain organizations with an imperative to analyze, predict and resolve issues before they arise.

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[Video] The Connected Channel

Talking Logistics

We all know that there are a lot of dimensions and moving parts to supply chain management, and one area that I don’t think gets enough attention is channel management — that is, the way companies connect, communicate, and collaborate with their distributors, resellers, and other channel partners. Like in other areas of supply chain. Read more The post [Video] The Connected Channel appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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