Sat.Jul 20, 2019 - Fri.Jul 26, 2019

There are Two Models for Truck Platooning: Which will Win?

Logistics Viewpoints

Increased attention to truck platooning. In platooning, trucks are connected using direct vehicle to vehicle communication to allow trucks to tailgate each other very closely. This drafting creates fuel savings. There are two models for platooning. The opportunistic and the truck train model.

To Outsource or Not to Outsource Your Business Logistics – What should you do?

ShipLilly

As a new business, you might wrestle with the decision of whether or not you should outsource your fulfillment. There are a lot of questions that you need to ask yourself and answer appropriately in order to determine whether outsourcing is a good option for you.

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5 Alternative Fuels that Will Reenergize the Transportation Industry

Kuebix

The transportation industry relies heavily on diesel to help it successfully transport products from manufacturers to consumers via trucks worldwide.

The Morrow-Roberson road test: Flexport – moving beyond freight forwarding 

The LoadStar

Flexport: the name alone invokes a multitude of commentary in articles, at conferences and on social media – good, and not so good. .

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

6 Primary Warehouse Processes & How to Optimize Them

Cyzerg

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Four Ways You're Wasting Your Print Budget

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

This is the third in a series of blogs based on Amware’s new eBook titled “Your Marketing Fulfillment Program Sucks: 7 Ways Poor Literature Management and Distribution Practices Undermine Your Marketing Results.”. Have you ever bought something and found it still new in the box a year or more later?

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Essential Strategies for Public Procurement Practices

SIPMM Professional Publications

For many years, public procurement was perceived as an administrative, back-office function.

UPS to add Sunday pickup, delivery in 2020

Fleet Owner

UPS and rival FedEx, the two largest for-hire fleets in the U.S. are under pressure to speed up deliveries as Amazon morphs into a competitor by building out an overnight cargo-airline service and ground-delivery network

US Truck Driver Shortage Is On Course to Double in a Decade

Material Handling and Logistics

“At some point, you go from being an operational pain-in-the-neck for the supply chain to real issues for all of us as consumers,” said Bob Costell of the American Trucking Associations

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Flexport – moving beyond freight forwarding?

Supply Chain and Logistics

This article looking at Flexport now appeared recently under Cathy Morrow Roberson’s byline in The Loadstar. We enjoy hearing about what Flexport is doing now. But the idea that they are changing direction to become more like a 4PL is … Continue reading → entrepreneurship Logistics Service Management Supply Chains 3PLs innovation supply chains technology trade transportation

New Technologies for Effective Food Supply Chain

SIPMM Professional Publications

The Industry 4.0

Bringing the future closer

Fleet Owner

Over-the-air updates could change transportation

Can Micro Learning Offer a Better Way to Train Our Workforce?

Material Handling and Logistics

“Microlearning conveys information in a short, targeted manner that delivers key points of information delivered in a way that our brains work,” explains Carol Leaman, CEO of Axonify

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Brightmark Energy Acquires Biogas Project from Clean Fuel Partners

NGT News

Brightmark Energy, a San Francisco-based waste and energy development company, has purchased an anaerobic digester northwest of Madison, Wis., that will convert 90,000 gallons/day of dairy waste from three local farms into biogas and other products.

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New and Emerging Technologies for the Food Supply Chain

SIPMM Professional Publications

An annual estimated 30% of food is wastage globally, which is about 1.3 billion tonnes costing US$ 100 Billion yearly. With a projected population increase to 9.7 billion in 2050 from the current 7.7 Billion, the world food supply is certainly straining.

Best practices for propane vehicle maintenance

Fleet Owner

Propane’s chemical properties allow it to power an engine while reducing the emissions released into the atmosphere

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Is eBay Shaking Up Delivery System?

Material Handling and Logistics

Though not building new warehouses, the company t will use the collective volume of its sellers -- about 1.5 million packages a day in the U.S. -- to negotiate discounts with logistics partners

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

S&OP in Agribusiness: How to Harvest the Benefits with Advanced Analytics

AIMMS

The agribusiness supply chain is highly complex. It’s not limited to managing crops and livestock, but encompasses all equipment, services, and product processing as well as commercialization.

Technologies for an Effective Healthcare Supply Chain

SIPMM Professional Publications

In recent years, healthcare expenditure continues to rise worldwide. Healthcare supply chain account for a big portion in the expenditure represents an opportunity to reduce the cost and improve patient care efficiency.

Truck driver shortage on course to double in a decade

Fleet Owner

ATA estimates that 160,000 driver positions will go unfilled over next 10 years

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Apparel Industry Growing Pessimistic About Future Due to Trade Issues

Material Handling and Logistics

Sourcing executives are more cautious today and less optimistic about the five-year outlook for the U.S. fashion industry.

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.

Inventory Management Mistakes: What Supply Chain Leaders and Managers Need to Know

Cerasis

Inventory management mistakes constitute a significant cost contributor in today’s supply chains. According to Rod Daugherty of Manufacturing.net, the costliest problem is due in large part to poor inventory visibility and planning.

Amp Americas Secures New Investment for Dairy RNG Developments

NGT News

Amp Americas is using a new investment of $75 million to fund new dairy renewable natural gas (RNG) projects. The capital commitment is led by EIV Capital and includes participation from existing Amp investors.

FMCSA aims to add new flexibility for CDL testing

Fleet Owner

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is proposing allowing an applicant seeking a commercial driver’s license (CDL) to take general and specialized knowledge tests in a state other than his or her state of residence.

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How a freight spend analysis can help you save on shipping.

Freightquote

Businesses are looking for ways to reduce costs and improve efficiency. Freightquote discusses how a freight spend analysis can assist

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.