Will the Freight Industry Move to a Discounted Pricing Model Like the Stock Brokerage Industry?

The Logistics of Logistics

To answer that question, let’s examine some of the similarities between the two industries. Back in the 70’s and 80’s full-service stock brokerages dominated the industry. The industry leaders, like Merrill Lynch, E.F

3 Tech Trends Reshaping the Logistics Industry

Now, That's Logistics

By optimizing workflows and order picking/packing accuracy; improving inventory management; and better utilizing human labor, technology is literally reshaping the logistics industry. The post 3 Tech Trends Reshaping the Logistics Industry appeared first on Now That's Logistics.

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2019 Water Industry Outlook

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

Mazars USA LLP is pleased to announce the release of the 2019 Water Industry Outlook. The post 2019 Water Industry Outlook appeared first on The Ledger. Energy & Utilities Manufacturing and Distribution Surveys Surveys 2019 Year 2019 energy and utilities Manufacturing & Distribution manufacturing and distribution mazars usa mazars usa llp Mazars Water Group survey surveys utilities Water Industry Outlook

Quarterly Industry Report: Q4 of 2018


Quarterly Industry Report: Q4 of 2018. 2019 is in full swing, and there are plenty of key transportation trends and industry conditions to explore in the new year. The post Quarterly Industry Report: Q4 of 2018 appeared first on. Business - Transportation Industry News Transportation Management 2018 capacity diesel economy fuel industry intermodal LTL market quarterly industry report rates report retail stats tonnage transportation trends trucking truckload

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

help it tune for the specific use case and industry. Building AI to Unlearn Bias in. Recruiting How to use AI and machine learning to ensure diversity in the. workforce By the creators of AllyO, the end-to-end AI recruiter www.allyo.com hello@allyo.com Bias is a problem we.

Delivery Drones? Industrial Paper Airplanes!

Logistics Matter

Industrial Paper Airplanes! Who didn’t fold paper airplanes as a kid? I sure did. Threw them out my bedroom window, until the neighbors complained about all the paper in their backyard… Is it a bird? Is it a drone? No, it’s a… Otherlab has taken this childhood pastime and formed it into a very clever low-cost highly efficient delivery system. Where until now […]. The post Delivery Drones? appeared first on LOGISTICSMATTER.

Inventory Management in Service Logistics Industry

Talking Logistics

Not really because each industry is different, and so are organizations within the same industry and even different divisions within the same organization have their own unique drivers and constraints. Hence following so-called industry trends may not always yield targeted results.

Industrial Tractor-Trailer System

Material Handling and Logistics

Air Technical Industries (ATI) has introduced the Tug Master, a tow truck and cart transport system designed to streamline product flow through facilities

Tackling the Logistics Industry Talent Gap from the Inside Out

Kane is Able

There’s a talent gap in logistics today and companies are dealing with it in different ways. warehouse labor management KANE Company Culture Warehouse Operations Logistics Labor Management

Labor Shortage Hurts Logistics Industry

Material Handling and Logistics

Warehouse growth driven by e-commerce is running smack into the reality of nearly full employment

Industry maintains strong economic outlook

DC Velocity

Logistics and transportation professionals optimistic about the U.S. economy, revenues and profitability, company survey shows. Strategy

Accuracy of Industrial Weighing Scales

Quality Scales Unlimited

Industrial scales such as platform scales, weighbridges, bench scales and counting scales are classified into four accuracy classes namely – I, II, III and IV based on the permissible errors for measurement. Inaccurate weight measurements could lead to a faulty end result.

INTTRA urges industry-led standards for containers and logistics

Supply Chain and Logistics

Lee Hong Liang has written an interesting article about the call for standards in maritime documentation. To my view, it’s no doubt needed badly, and has been for years. The desires of maritime operators to work as local optimizers has hurt … Continue reading → Logistics Production Operations Shipping Supply Chains standards technology

Five Techniques for Managing Inventory in the Precision Industry

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Five Techniques for Managing Inventory in the Precision Industry appeared first on SIPMM ACADEMY. Precision manufacturers require precise, fact-based intelligence to avoid costly delays and downtime.

What will 2019 bring for the trucking industry?

Blue Grace Logistics

What will 2019 bring for the trucking industry? How will the changes in the trucking industry impact a shipper’s business? Knowledge of the existing trends can also provide insight into what one may expect from the trucking industry in the coming year.

Logistics Consolidation: Trends Arising From Consolidation of the Logistics Industry


Logistics consolidation will have a resounding effect on the industry in 2019. As the industry attempts to compensate with better wages and if it’s for drivers and long-haul shipments, the industry will continue to suffer from stress.

RFID Enables Industrie 4.0

Logistics Viewpoints

However, the interest subsided until the 2010’s, when RFID technology was reignited by the fervor of Industrie 4.0 The post RFID Enables Industrie 4.0 Walmart that was pursuing RFID as an evolutionary step to manage inventory throughout the entire supply chain. and the rise of IIoT in manufacturing. . appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Track and Trace


Six Procurement Best Practices for the Construction Industry

SIPMM Professional Publications

As competition intensifies in the construction market, procurement department plays a critical role in the construction industry, as it has to manage the project execution and closure in time.

Which Industries Will Demand Greater Logistics Capabilities in 2019


Companies across the spectrum of the economy are expanding and demanding more from carriers and the logistics industry, and as a result, logistics capabilities will need to grow in accordance. Strong growth in the U.S.

A digital supply chain for the chemical industry


The digital supply chain is predicted to have an especially significant impact on many areas of the chemical industry, leading to optimized business processes, faster decision-making and continuous performance improvements.

The Digital Transformation Journey: The Alignment of Industry, Company, and Technology

Talking Logistics

Process industry businesses that embark on digital transformation journeys are becoming disruptors in the industry. The process industry has been burdened by effects from global economic strength, tariffs and trade balances, and infrastructure bottlenecks.

Tendering Techniques for the Hotel Industry

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Tendering Techniques for the Hotel Industry appeared first on SIPMM ACADEMY. Purchasing refers to the process of ordering and receiving goods and services. It is a part of the bigger procurement process.

What is Industry 4.0?: Digitizing Logistics and Supply Chains

Morai Logistics

Industry 4.0, also referred to as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, has initiated a lucrative transition for transportation supply chains. Research on future trends of supply chain management found that over the next five years about 80% believe ‘ digital supply chain ’ will be the leading industry model and 72% of global companies will invest over US$900 billion each year on digitization. The Fourth Industrial Revolution in Supply Chain and Logistics. Industry 4.0

E-Commerce Trends are Game Changing for Trucking Industry

Material Handling and Logistics

The number of intra-regional and last-mile truck trips has increased while the average length of haul has declined

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How An Industrial Computer Workstation Can Improve Industrial Supply Chains


A lot hinges on your industrial supply chain operating smoothly, not least the survival of your business. How then can the humble Industrial Computer Workstation serve to safeguard your supply chain? Then came the Industrial Computer Workstation….

Which Industrial Winch? 3 Great Questions to Ask When Hiring and/or Buying Industrial Equipment


Our goal is and always will be to provide content to those in the industrial space which provides value and allows you to gather ideas to make your work life easier. . For a business, buying industrial equipment can seem scary, especially if this is your first buy.

Shepherding the Blockchain Ecosystem with Industry Chains™


The potential for Loom Network to solve these problems coincides with a new term I just coined: “Industry Chains,” or the more lengthy “Open-access Industry-specific Distributed Ledgers.” But that’s just ShipChain® — who else should run an Industry Chain ?

Transportation-industry economist launches website

DC Velocity

Truckstop.com's chief economist, Noël Perry, says Transport Futures site will offer insight and data for transport decision makers. Strategy

Five Benefits of a Service Contract for Industrial Weighing Equipment

Quality Scales Unlimited

Whether you run a transport business or a manufacturing facility, if you are using industrial weighing solutions , having a customized service contract in place can help your operations run optimally. industrial weighing scale service

Fragmentation in the 3PL Industry

Apparel Logistics

In most industries, there are brands or companies that are viewed as the clear leaders. However, in the third-party logistics (3PL) sector, the state of the industry is fragmented. The Industry Is Worth Billions.

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Companies report double-digit growth in industrial IoT usage

DC Velocity

Industrial firms are getting more sophisticated in their use of IoT for asset management, customer services, IFS survey shows. Technology

Eight Industries that Benefit from Floor Scales

Quality Scales Unlimited

Industrial floor scales are used to weigh large, heavy or oversized objects. These scales have many capabilities, options and features, which make them useful in several industries. In this article, we will focus on four industries that benefit from floor scales. Industrial.

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Myth Busting 5 Myths Regarding Industrial Facilities


Computers are costing jobs in industrial facilities… Desktop computers can’t be used in industrial settings. These are just two of the myths associated with industrial computing. Myth #1 - Industrial Computing is Costing Jobs. Myth #3 - Industrial Facilities Are Expensive.

Survey Finds Significant Success in the 3PL Industry Across the Supply Chain Industry


This post is from a press release sent to us regarding the recent survey of the 3PL industry. Survey Points to Continued Success of Shippers and the 3PL Industry. Today, the 22 nd Annual Surveys of Third Party Logistics Provider (3PL) CEOs, sponsored by Penske Logistics , revealed that 3PL CEOs are confident about the current state and future revenue growth potential of both their companies and the regional 3PL industries. 3PL 3pl industry

Slowing economy spells pause for industrial real estate market

DC Velocity

But savvy developers will pursue inland port opportunities and growing demand for urban fulfillment centers, new research shows. Strategy