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Challenges and Opportunities in e-Commerce Logistics

Logistics Matter

The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Didier Duponselle, Business Unit Director at Ahlers. In Episode 008 I spoke to Didier’s colleague Johan Elzes about the challenges of doing business in Russia.

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Tips on Order Fulfillment for Vitamins and Supplements

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

In 2022, the market for online vitamin and dietary supplement sales is expected to grow to $21 billion , an 8.1 percent year-over-year increase. With the anticipated growth this year and beyond, you need a fulfillment partner that can help you keep up with volumes ?

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Top Trucking and Land Transport Trends to Watch in 2022

Now, That's Logistics

With the national recovery in full swing, e-commerce sales growing and consumer spending all remaining steady through 2021, demand for trucking and land transport is extremely high right now.

The SwanLeap Story with Brad Hollister

The Logistics of Logistics

The SwanLeap Story with Brad Hollister. Brad Hollister and Joe Lynch discuss the SwanLeap story. Brad is the Co-Founder and former Chief Executive Officer of SwanLeap , a leading transportation, consulting, and technology firm specializing in supply chain best practices and cost reduction strategies.

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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!

Supply Chain and Logistics in 2021, and What We Can Expect in 2022

Logistics Matter

What a year it has been! The pandemic has caused disruptions in supply chains and logistics operations worldwide, and as a bonus, the Ever Given blocked the Suez Canal. Shortage of parts, like CPUs, are causing production stops in many industries. Never a dull moment when you work in logistics.

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Most Popular Logistics Stories from 2021

Logistics Viewpoints

Last week, Clint Reiser published an article highlighting our 2022 supply chain predictions. While we have published predictions about supply chain technology trends at the beginning of the year in past years.

The Box That Changed The World with Richard Danderline

The Logistics of Logistics

The Box That Changed The World with Richard Danderline. Richard Danderline and Joe Lynch discuss the box that changed the world. Richard is the Co-Founder and CFO of Staxxon , a shipping container company that has developed an innovative shipping container that is poised to revolutionize the space.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in Europe in 2022

Logistics Matter

Conferences are a great way to meet new people, re-connect or meet with people you already know, and above all, to get inspired and learn.

Supporting the Delivery of Fast, Low-Cost COVID-19 Tests Worldwide

Now, That's Logistics

With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) withdrawing its US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) request for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of the Real-Time RT-PCR test as of December 31 st , a test that was widely used nationwide will no longer be available.

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.

Supply Chain Predictions for 2022 and Beyond

Logistics Viewpoints

As I was enjoying the holidays, I had an opportunity to reflect on the year past and what the future holds for supply chains. Wanted to share these thoughts here.

Fulfillment Success with Steve Shebuski

The Logistics of Logistics

Fulfillment Success with Steve Shebuski. Steve Shebuski and Joe Lynch discuss fulfillment success.

Product Returns: Another Moment of Truth

Talking Logistics

I’ve said in the past that last-mile delivery is a new moment of truth, a moment where you can further delight your customer and strengthen your brand reputation, or a moment where you can potentially lose a customer for life. But is it the last moment of truth? Not if you need to return an.

FMC probe into D&D claim against Hapag-Lloyd could set industry precedent – The Loadstar

Supply Chain and Logistics

This Detention and Demurrage claim filed by a carrier against Hapag-Lloyd could be interesting to watch. All this activity takes place at the Port of Long Beach and nearby. For one thing, the claim involves reefer containers, usually overweight, which … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Shipping Supply Chains Trucking container shipping detention FMC intermodal legal action Long Beach ports reefer containers

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.

Supply Chain Software Startup to Turn Unicorn

Logistics Viewpoints

A FarEye Webinar Highlighted their Approach to Last Mile. FarEye expects to turn unicorn within next 6 to 12 months based on their growth and the valuation recent equity investments have accorded the company. A unicorn is a startup that is privately-owned with a valuation exceeding $1 billion.

Mid-West Truckers Association cancels 2022 Mid-West Truck and Trailer Show

Fleet Owner

The recent surge in COVID-19 cases due to the omicron variant raised uncertainties for both exhibitors and attendees. The 2023 show has already been rescheduled. COVID-19 Coverage

4 ways that 3PLs can help with supply chain optimization in 2022

West Coast and California Logistics

Now that logistics disruptions have become the new normal, at least temporarily, U.S. companies have been reevaluating their supply chains, seeking optimization in both the short and long term.

Is It Time to Rename Supply Chain Management?

Talking Logistics

Has the term “supply chain” become “overused ad nauseam”? The folks at Lake Superior State University believe so, which is why they included supply chain on their annual list of banished words for 2022. Not surprising, many people in the industry strongly disagree.

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.

This Week in Logistics News (January 8 – 14)

Logistics Viewpoints

Robots are everywhere these days, from warehouses to stores to even restaurants. And while there are some concerns about whether robots will take the place of their human counterparts in a number of industries, the owners of a restaurant employing four robot servers said it is a resounding “no.”

Thought Leadership Updates with David Buss

Now, That's Logistics

“If you are in the logistics industry, then you’re in the right place. Every week I’ll be bringing you the latest insight from our profession. This is not just the latest news, but how it will influence your logistics, so you can stay one step ahead and make the most of it.

The Retail Supply Chain is Hot Hot Hot

Logistics Management

Amid shortages and disruptions, e-commerce orders are on fire at the same time as brick-and-mortar sales are heating up. Retailers are looking to technology and innovative strategies to keep up

Fixing Your Supply Chain in 2022

Logistics Bureau

What will you focus on in 2022 to improve your Supply Chain? Short Term fixes might focus more on policies, like customer service or inventory. Or maybe analysing cost to serve. Meanwhile, Medium Term might be more on things like sourcing, freight or logistics outsourcing.

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.

Port of New York and New Jersey Facing Delays Amid Covid Backlog

MTS Logistics

Following the holiday season and the explosive rise of Covid cases in the New York City metropolitan area, one of the nation’s largest container ports is seeing extensive delays forming. The Port of New York and New Jersey is seeing Covid-related delays after the holidays.

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[WHITE PAPER] SONAR highlight reel: Carriers bring their pricing power into the new year

FreightWaves SONAR

View the Full White Paper. The truckload market remains tight to start the year, both due to demand that is running ahead of year-ago levels and due to capacity that has been slow to return to the market following the holidays. In fact, our data shows that accepted tender volume is up 12% y/y.

Port Tracker report targets a return to normal for U.S.-bound import volumes

Logistics Management

A return to normalcy, as it relates to import levels, is expected in 2022, following a 2021, which ostensibly saw new United States-bound import numbers on a near monthly basis, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker Report, which was issued today by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.

The Biden “Truck Action Plan” Aims To Recruit Young Truck Drivers


The ongoing driver shortage has prompted the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to solicit the OMB on a proposal to fast track a controversial driver training program.

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.