Orbcomm says data analytics product can boost transportation efficiency

DC Velocity

Cloud-based analytics platform to provide descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive results, firm says. Technology

Boosting fuel efficiency

Fleet Owner

Not long ago, getting over 10 mpg was a pipe dream in trucking. Now, in some ways, it’s the norm—with even better results to come

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Lithium Werks and Exro Technologies team up on battery efficiency

DC Velocity

Collaboration could create better lithium-ion batteries for material handling industry and other sectors, firms say. Material Handling

Energy Efficiency Is Key to Better Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

In many cases, devising ways to become energy-efficient involves activities that benefit the environment and simultaneously cut costs. Whether you replace light bulbs or have fuel-efficient trucks, the ROI happens quickly.”.

4 Ways to Create an Efficient Transportation Budget in 2019

Carter Logistics

4 Ways to Create an Efficient Transportation Budget in 2019. The post 4 Ways to Create an Efficient Transportation Budget in 2019 appeared first on Carter Logistics Blog Topics. The Shared Milkrun Mexico & Border Logistics.

Boosting Efficiency and Reducing Costs with Route Optimization

Loginext

Optimization is doing more with less while sustaining (or bettering) the efficiency of operations.

Approach fuel efficiency from a variety of angles

Fleet Owner

No one thing can get you to 10 MPG but doing several things can get you closer

Shipping Efficiently Through the Port of Prince Rupert

Triskele Logistics

Efficient Supply ChainCanada has two major west coast ports that are connected to the North American railway system. The Port of Vancouver is one of the largest ports in North America with twenty-seven different terminals and move just about everything that can be imported and exported into and out of North America.

Volvo says it exceeds energy efficiency expectations

Fleet Owner

Volvo Group North America announced it has met its energy efficiency goals in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Better Buildings, Better Plants Challenge. As part of the initiative launched in 2011, companies can set their own goals and report prog

Moving toward freight ton efficiency together

Fleet Owner

Last week I presented our Run on Less findings to the government industry meeting of the 21st Century Truck Partnership. I first worked with this group back in 2007, when I represented Navistar and helped construct some of the early documentation th

5 Tips for a Fast and Efficient Freight Claim Experience

PLS Logistics

However, this does not mean that understanding the process of freight claims isn’t imperative to running an efficient business. Here are 5 tips to make sure that your freight claim experience is as fast and efficient as possible: Claims carrier BOL Transporation transportation topics liability freight damage Truck Drivers Truckers ltl shipping freight claims

SuperTruck II Program Aims to Improve Efficiency

Material Handling and Logistics

The goal for the SuperTruck program include the demonstration of greater than 100% improvement in freight efficiency over 2009 equivalent product, and a 55% engine increase in brake thermal efficiency performance

Automation can bring great efficiencies to your AP department

Fleet Owner

If you are still using a manual accounts payable system, your staff is spending hours trying to resolve invoice discrepancies

Toyo launches two new fuel-efficient long haul tires

Fleet Owner

Both products feature new low-rolling resistance tread compounds and are SmartWay verified, the company said

Toyo launches tow new fuel-efficient long haul tires

Fleet Owner

Both products feature new low-rolling resistance tread compounds and are SmartWay verified, the company said

When it comes to fuel efficiency, maintenance matters

Fleet Owner

Good fuel economy starts with a good preventive maintenance program. At least that is what Jerry Mead, executive director of innovation at Phillips Industries and former executive at US Xpress, said when speaking at NACFE forum sponsored by Flow Belo

Real-time Capacity Matching: Making Brokers More Efficient

Talking Logistics

For brokers in particular, who are facing margin compression and increased competition from digital freight startups, the ability to have forward visibility to capacity and book loads faster and more efficiently will be critical for success moving forward. Margin compression is not going away, so you have to counteract it by becoming more efficient. The post Real-time Capacity Matching: Making Brokers More Efficient appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Create a More Efficient Warehouse with an Apparel 3PL Provider

Apparel Logistics

An efficient warehouse helps you meet client and customer expectations and minimize your operating costs. When your warehouse operates efficiently, your products are more likely to be packed accurately and shipped on time.

Working together to achieve and validate freight ton efficiency

Fleet Owner

If you were at TMC last week you saw a pretty cool looking truck in the Shell Lubricants booth. Christened the Starship Project, the truck is a joint initiative between Shell and AirFlow Truck Company. Shell officials say the truck was designed to di

Eco-Logistics Hub to Improve Operational Efficiencies in North Vietnam

Damco

Moreover, logistics companies are unable to maximize their operational efficiencies since inland trucking is the only option, with a maximum of one container per trip, per day being achieved. Traffic Congestion at Hai Phong.

DOE targets 'drastically' more efficient freight, people transport

Fleet Owner

Through its 21st Century Truck Partnership, the U.S. of Energy is looking to drive research and bring innovation — particularly for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles — that will make more mobility available at lower cost

Efficient worldwide supply chain flows facilitate competitiveness, experts say

Logistics Management

Countries around the world need to upgrade their border protection technologies and enhance trade facilitation in order to attract global economic giants to improve their economies through greater efficiencies Global supply chains must evolve in order to keep pace with the ever rapidly changing needs of both shippers and carriers.

SEAT Debuts “Longest and Most Efficient Truck on European Roads”

Logistics Business Magazine

SEAT and Grupo Sesé have carried out a pilot test to analyse the performance of the duo trailer, which they describe as the largest and most efficient freight delivery truck now driving on motorways in certain European countries. For the time being, this research study will conclude with a report to demonstrate the performance and benefits of this new vehicle in regards to emissions reduction, efficiency and road safety so that in the near future its use can be standardised in Spain.

No matter how you measure it, we all want more efficient vehicles

Fleet Owner

Freight efficiency is measured in different ways: MileA rose by any other name would smell as sweet. That’s a famous line from Romeo and Juliet, for those of us who didn’t know. I think that sentiment can be applied to the trucking industry as well.

The Key Processes of Warehouse Efficiency

Apparel Logistics

Since 2003, the Warehouse Education and Research Council (WERC) has surveyed hundreds of logistics professionals each year to determine the key metrics for measuring the efficiency and performance of distribution centers (DCs).

Efficient worldwide supply chain flows facilitate competitiveness, experts say

247 Customs Broker

Countries around the world need to upgrade their border protection technologies and enhance trade facilitation in order to attract global economic giants to improve their economies through greater efficiencies. “We If you want to be efficient, you have to have trade facilitation.”.

Increasing the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Mexico’s Transportation and Logistics

Now, That's Logistics

To help support this growth, DB Schenker is continually improving its services, increasing customer satisfaction, assuring cargo security, and promoting an efficient transportation system that supports Mexico’s competitiveness in a global economy. Additional language available.

Balancing Your Inventory with Efficiency

Apparel Logistics

Use these tips to accurately and efficiently manage your inventory Balancing inventory can be tricky; too much or too little can cost you in the long run.

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Balancing Your Inventory with Efficiency

Apparel Logistics

Use these tips to accurately and efficiently manage your inventory Balancing inventory can be tricky; too much or too little can cost you in the long run.

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Digitisation of supply chains will happen in three years, boosting efficiency 30%

The LoadStar

The post Digitisation of supply chains will happen in three years, boosting efficiency 30% appeared first on The Loadstar. The digitisation of container supply chains is likely to happen far faster than many freight transport and logistics service providers realise.

The importance of efficient warehousing to meet omnichannel expectations

247 Customs Broker

With internet retailing rapidly expanding and placing increasing pressure on retailers, warehousing and distribution centres need to optimise the efficiency of their processes to respond quickly and flexibly to peaks and troughs in demand.

New CMA CGM flagship so efficient it can save $20,000 every sailing day

The LoadStar

The post New CMA CGM flagship so efficient it can save $20,000 every sailing day appeared first on The Loadstar.

CSX Rides Late CEO’s Revamp to US Railroad-Efficiency Record

Material Handling and Logistics

The late Hunter Harrison's plans resulted in expenses dropping 7.9% to $1.82 billion, while revenue climbed 5.8% to $3.1 billion

Simple Measurements - Levers for Operational Efficiency Gains

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Posted by Abhay Dhall, Associate Consultant (Manufacturing Vertical), Infosys Limited The world of manufacturing is perpetually concerned with improving operational and manufacturing efficiency of a plant. Improving efficiency at every step is important and it is imperative that we look at both upstream and downstream and find ways to improve efficiency in each step.

Warehouse Mobile Solutions: A Path to Operational Efficiency

Cyzerg

In the recent 2017 Promat , show mobile technology took the spotlight once again. This isn’t surprising considering the opportunities that this technology brings to an industry that is always on the move. For companies that have adopted some form of mobile technology, the good news is you’re one step ahead considering that most of the industry is lagging in the adoption of this technology. As an adopter, you’ve established a clear competitive advantage over those that have fallen behind.

Cargo handling industry looks for real-time visibility and connectivity to improve efficiency and productivity

The LoadStar

The cargo handling industry increasingly explores cloud-based, collaborative data sharing platforms to provide real-time visibility and connectivity required to improve efficiency and productivity.

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Webb Wheel puts the brakes on waste with efficient brake drum

Fleet Owner

The Alabama-based company says its patented Cool Running Technology (CRT) vents handle heat 10% better than comparable weight brake drums

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Clean-cut Customs Clearance: Import Efficiency for High Value Cargo

Insight Into Action

When it comes to high value cargo, it’s not just short lead times that are threatened if customs clearance stalls your supply chain. With Brexit looming, there’s considerable concern about increased cost and delays for imports and exports. Plus, your secure logistics – strengthened for high value goods – face fresh challenges, as the forward and reverse freight flow of goods is choked by checks. Warehousing and Distribution 3PL high value cargo secure logistics Customs Clearance

Port of Oakland’s main terminal to get greener as it improves efficiency

Logistics Management

In a move that promises to create more efficiency and ocean container throughput velocity, the Port of Oakland’s largest marine terminal operator plans to introduce hybrid cargo-handling technology in the coming years

5 Common Warehouse Management Mistakes You May be Making

Cyzerg

warehouse optimzation warehouse efficiency warehouse management warehouse processes top management mistakes common management mistakesManaging a warehouse isn’t a piece of pie. It takes meticulous planning, execution, and monitoring to stay on the right track.