FMCSA launches online hours of service example tool

247 Customs Broker

30, 2020: FMCSA’s ETHOS hours tool for drivers, carriersThe Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s new Educational Tool for… The post FMCSA launches online hours of service example tool appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

BlueGrace Logistics Expands Integration with Trucker Tools, Adds Time-Saving Book-It-Now® App

Blue Grace Logistics

Leading 3PL builds on previous integration of Trucker Tools’ real-time visibility and predictive freight matching, launches automated one-click booking to further streamline transactions for owner-operators, small-fleet truckload community. About Trucker Tools.

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What Shipping Analytics Tools Should Freight Market Participants Have in Their Freight Stack?

FreightWaves SONAR

Shipping analytics tools shine a light on the value of informed freight management. Freight market participants need these top shipping analytics tools in their freight stack. Shipping status tools to track freight. For example, market conditions show shippers’ rate trajectories.

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Borderlands: Slync.io launches integrated strategy with ocean container booking tool

The Supply Chain Journal

launches integrated strategy with ocean container booking tool. recently introduced a booking and allocation tool aimed at easing the process of acquiring ocean container capacity for logistics service providers (LSPs).

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Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Best Lawn Care Tools List: 15 Essential Landscaping Tools for Your Crew

WorkWave

A lawn care and landscaping business requires a fairly substantial investment in landscaping tools and gear to get started. Whether you’re brand new to lawn care services or an experienced vet, you probably have questions about the best lawn care tools. Time To Read: 6 minutes.

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Freightliner secures funding for emissions tool

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight operators are actively pursuing ways to decarbonise diesel trains, which is not just a matter of switching to lower carbon energy sources but also operating more efficiently – for example, by operating longer trains that are more energy and emissions efficient.

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BlueGrace Logistics Expands Integration with Trucker Tools, Adds Time-Saving Book-It-Now® App

Blue Grace Logistics

Leading 3PL builds on previous integration of Trucker Tools’ real-time visibility and predictive freight matching, launches automated one-click booking to further streamline transactions for owner-operators, small-fleet truckload community. About Trucker Tools.

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Use of Blockchain in Supply Chain & Logistics: Looking to Examples Across Industries for Better Understanding

GlobalTranz

Supply chain leaders must weigh the pros and cons of implementing blockchain solutions and consider the enterprise-wide impacts, like better productivity to increase wages, reduced shrink, and better maintenance schedules tool. The post Use of Blockchain in Supply Chain & Logistics: Looking to Examples Across Industries for Better Understanding appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

The 20 Best HVAC Tools For Field Service Techs

WorkWave

If you’re entering the HVAC industry, you’ll want to make sure you are equipped with the proper tools for success, which range from the basic essentials to those that are nice to have, but not necessarily mandatory. Whether you’re on a service call or doing routine maintenance, you need to make sure you have reliable and durable tools available to you at a moment’s notice in order to help get the job done quickly and efficiently. HVAC Hand Tools. HVAC Safety Tools.

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Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Let’s take some examples of bias challenges in AI. Automated resume screening for job matching There are video interviewing tools out there that. Building AI to Unlearn Bias in. Recruiting How to use AI and machine learning to ensure diversity in the.

3 Things Good, Lean Visuals Have In Common & Mieruka: The Four Different Types of Visuals with Examples

GlobalTranz

Good communication tools are important because they makes sure everyone is striving toward the same goal, whether it is safety, production rates or quality products. To find out more information about the examples in this post, please visit Magnatag Visible Systems website. Mieruka : The Four Different Types of Lean Visuals with Examples. Each section will soon provide links to more examples used within Toyota.

Instant Online Quoting Will be an Essential Tool for Liner Carriers

ShipLilly

An example is that of Evergreen Line which has publicly declared its capabilities in this respect. Mediterranean shipping company’s new self-serve tool. The German line Hapag-Lloyd was first to market with an instant quoting tool called Quick Quotes.

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Amway cuts costs with transportation procurement tool

Transporeon

In the case of an Amway multivitamin, for example, the company controls the process “from seed to supplement,” transporting raw materials to manufacturing sites in the U.S., The challenge For many years, Amway had used a generic sourcing tool that only facilitated communications with the company’s carriers rather than providing access to a supplier database and a collaborative environment to conduct sourcing events.

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4 Google Tools Service Company Owners Can Use to Help Increase Leads

WorkWave

There are multiple Google marketing tools to help you grow your business and build on your brand across many platforms, such as Google Ads, Local Services Ads, Google Guarantee, and Google My Business. Not familiar with this list of Google tools? Time To Read: 6 minutes.

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Collaboration among tech providers more important than ever

The Supply Chain Journal

As players across the supply chain continue to adopt high-tech solutions — and more and more tools are introduced — that same principle is being applied to platforms. MercuryGate and Trucker Tools recently teamed up to provide customers with access to the best suite of services possible.

The Best Google Tools Small Business Owners Should Be Utilizing to Grow Their Leads and Reach

WorkWave

There are multiple Google marketing tools to help you grow your business and build on your brand across many platforms, such as Google Ads, Local Services Ads, Google Guarantee, and Google My Business. . Not familiar with this list of Google tools? Time To Read: 6 minutes.

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TMS: Everybody’s Favorite New Partner

Talking Logistics

Yesterday, for example, C.H. Robinson Convoy FourKites Hamilton MacroPoint MercuryGate Oracle project44 real-time freight visibility room where it happens SAP TMS transportation management systems Trucker Tools Uber Freight

How Can Supply Chain Leaders Use Big Data as a Tool to Continuously Improve?

GlobalTranz

As explained in a previous blog post, continuous improvement in an organization can be achieved through the use of performance measurement tools via big data. For example the operational efficiency of a given loading is directly related to how quickly Pickers are able to fulfill orders and move them onto the dock. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post How Can Supply Chain Leaders Use Big Data as a Tool to Continuously Improve?

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Become a procurement tool-savvy professional in 3 steps

Transporeon

It’s usually obvious when you’re using the wrong tool. So then why do logistics professionals go on using the wrong procurement tool? Why use the wrong procurement tool? So which tool is the right procurement tool? To execute tasks that require their special expertise, logistics procurement professionals need a new tool. Which tool is the right one? As the chart below indicates, these tools come in a range of software types.

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Interroll Tool Enables Less Planning Effort for Material Flow Solutions

Logistics Business Magazine

With the inclusion of the new stacker crane and transfer cars in its planning software, Interroll has once again expanded the range of applications of the its Layouter Tool. The Layouter Tool is compatible with Windows 7 to Windows 10; Microsoft Excel is required on the workstation computer.

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Convey introduces updated carrier scorecard and exception management tools

247 Customs Broker

Convey , an Austin, Texas-based provider of cloud-based technology that helps shippers connect disparate data and processes from parcel to freight and first to last mile, announced today it has rolled out new carrier scorecards and exception management tools for its shipper customers. One key example of this is reporting against the promise-by date given to the customer at purchase.”.

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Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

Many governments, for example, are making formerly hard-to-access export tools and guidance available to all via resource sections of their various agencies’ websites. It’s time to start looking ahead again.

The Micro-Carrier Challenge: Building a Reliable and Sustainable Trucking Capacity Network

Talking Logistics

Those are some of the questions I discussed with Geoff Turner, Founder and CEO of Choptank , and Prasad Gollapalli, Founder and CEO of Trucker Tools , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. By working with us to use these tools, we can give them access to loads from large shippers they would not otherwise have access to,” says Geoff. The Trucker Tool app enables them to see the truck’s location on a regular basis without having to constantly bother the driver with check-calls.

Are your Customs brokers any good in HS Classification?

Globalior

Our findings suggest that… There is a good chance the Customs broker classifying your product was never properly trained, does not know enough about your product and does not have the necessary tools needed to classify your products for import correctly.

Smarter Approaches to Freight Matching

Talking Logistics

Those are some of the questions I discussed with Prasad Gollapalli, Founder and CEO of Trucker Tools , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. For example, you’re a broker calling a carrier. For example, we’ve seen a lot of interest and demand for real-time freight visibility solutions in recent years, enabled by smartphones, mobile apps, and other GPS-enabled devices. There’s a lot of discussion today about the capacity shortage in trucking.

DHL’s Global Trade Barometer Delivers a Clearer Picture of International Trade

Logistics Manager

For example, a depression in the shipping industry often meant that months down the line other industries and markets would be hit with economic lethargy. Dr. Kelvin K Y Leung, Chief Executive Officer Asia Pacific for DHL Global Forwarding to learn more about this early indicator tool for the current state and future development of global trade. DHL says the tool is based on import and export data for a number of commodities that serve as the basis for further industrial production.

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Editor’s Choice: Machine Learning Will Make Warehouse Managers More Productive

Logistics Viewpoints

That is changing as companies like Lucas introduce machine learning tools to improve planning and decision-making in the DC. These new tools will free time for managers and engineers, making them more productive and their DCs more efficient and effective.

The dark rate: Broker-to-Carrier Contract

The Supply Chain Journal

Most benchmarking rate tools divide rates into two categories: either shipper-to-carrier contract rates or broker-to-carrier spot rates. In this example, an award may go out for 156 loads per year from Jacksonville, Florida to Chicago – three loads per week.

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Why Planning and Forecasting are More Important Than Ever

Now, That's Logistics

At the end of August, for example, 44 container ships were stuck outside of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in California. We have the team and tools to help from an inland point of view,” he says, “plus the booking management and allocation team to support our customers.”.

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DFB Tech Stack: Making the Most of Truckload Rate Benchmarks

Parade

In this post, we explore truckload pricing tools as an important part of every digital freight brokerage’s operations. Key Uses of Truckload Pricing Tools. Here are a few beneficial types of data you can collect by using a truckload pricing tool.

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DFB Tech Stack: Making the Most of Truckload Rate Benchmarks

Parade

In this post, we explore truckload pricing tools as an important part of every digital freight brokerage’s operations. Key Uses of Truckload Pricing Tools. Here are a few beneficial types of data you can collect by using a truckload pricing tool.

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Toyota Kata: What If There Is No Takt Time?

The Lean Thinker

This is true in Steve’s example of an Emergency Department. Asking and answering these questions is the purpose of many of the “lean tools” – including takt time. Don’t Confuse the Tool with the Goal. It means we need to find a different tool.

Killing Ghost Loads and Phantom Data with Michael Darden

The Logistics of Logistics

Michael is the CEO of DFM Data Corp, a utility company designed to be a tool between digital partners moving freight in the USA and Canada. Example: A shipper or broker posts a load on multiple load boards and then the load is covered by a carrier.

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Effective Supplier Collaboration Is Critical

Logistics Viewpoints

The LevaData solution, for example, speeds up sourcing significantly. PO accepts, for example, are not real-time messages because a supplier needs time to figure out whether they can deliver the number of items requested by the requested delivery date. Networks Have Fistinct Advantages.