Motor Freight Trends: Time for creative thinking

Logistics Management

While new technology has ushered in many improvements, analysts believe that old-fashioned ingenuity, building better relationships with carriers, and an increasing knowledge base of best practices may help shippers ride out the freight management challenges in the long term

What Skills Are Employers Looking For In 2019?

PLS Logistics

Essentially, things like a knowledge base and hard skills play a large role in the employee selection process. What exactly are employers looking for in 2019? There are many factors that go beyond just a college degree that can qualify you for a position. However, companies shift their search to soft skills and individual traits that […]. Career Blog Career career blog Employment

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Simon Sinek – Remote Teaming Tips

The Lean Thinker

We are all being pushed into the zone beyond our knowledge base right now – having to rapidly adapt and adjust to different ways of working together. How Remote Teams Can Connect Meaningfully – Simon Sinek – March 20, 2020. This morning Craig Stritar forwarded a cool little video to me from Simon Sinek’s YouTube channel.

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5 Ways to Bring Your A Game to Sales with Ann Holm

The Logistics of Logistics

Research a specific industry and build your knowledge base so that you can feel very confident and comfortable when calling on someone within that industry. Ann, please give us the Cliff Notes (condensed) version of your career. Ann has been an executive coach for the past 10 past years. Prior to beginning her coaching practice, Ann was a speech pathologist who worked with brain injured patients for 25 years.

Paycargo’s Lionel van der Walt joins board of Smart Supply Chain Alliance

The LoadStar

The SSCA is part of the Florida Blockchain Foundation and has “a mission to use collective business intelligence to build the infrastructure of the 21st century for the logistics supply chain and create a knowledge-based economy in South Florida”. PayCargo president and chief executive officer of the Americas, Lionel van der Walt (pictured above, right), has been appointed to the advisory board of the Smart Supply Chain Alliance (SSCA).

29th Annual State of Logistics Report: Top rates, strong demand and disciplined pricing in TL and LTL environments

Transporeon

As Logistics Management noted, “old-fashioned ingenuity, building relationships with carriers and an increasing knowledge base of best practices may help logisticians ride out the challenges longer term.”. It’s the best of times for truckload (TL) and less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers, according to Logistics Management magazine. Detailing the 29th Annual State of Logistics Report produced by A.

29th Annual State of Logistics Report: Top rates, strong demand

Transporeon

As Logistics Management noted, “old-fashioned ingenuity, building relationships with carriers and an increasing knowledge base of best practices may help logisticians ride out the challenges longer term.” It’s the best of times for truckload (TL) and less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers, according to Logistics Management magazine. Detailing the 29th Annual State of Logistics Report produced by A.

Cart Before the Horse: Digital Freight Matching, A.I. and Machine Learning for Freight

Parade

However, brokerages must first have a robust knowledge base of data, which includes data on thousands of carrier organizations. Technologies are assisting to automate tasks that require lots of repetition and grunt work, allowing people to focus on tasks that require a human touch. In the case of brokerages, it would be impossible for their carrier sales reps to quickly, efficiently and reliably digest and understand all data about 10,000s of carriers.

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5 Ways the Cloud is Improving Supply Chain Management

Morai Logistics

By taking a cloud-based approach, managers gain access to easy scalability. This might be surprising to some, given the concerns about cloud-based security. Gartner’s Peter Firstbrook further broke this down, Organizations must invest in security skills and governance tools that build the necessary knowledge base to keep up with the rapid pace of cloud development and innovation. There needn’t be any such concern with cloud-based approach however.

5 Things You Can Do in WorkWave Service Right Now to Help Your Business Adapt During COVID-19

WorkWave

1) Enable Your Staff to Work Remotely With WorkWave Service’s Web-Based Infrastructure. 2) Appoint a WorkWave Service Knowledge Expert. To supplement your SMEs, encourage your staff to use the WorkWave Knowledge Base to keep themselves informed and educated on all things WorkWave Service. Be creative; plan to add one or more templates to address the specific information you need to share with your entire customer base or with individual customers.

From the Archives: A Look Back at Some Top Logistically Speaking Topics

Transplace

Because not only do we benefit from investing in our own talent to shore up their experience and knowledge base, our customers also benefit by gaining fresh perspectives on their business. From the Archives: A Look Back at Some Top Logistically Speaking Topics. 2019 is in full swing, and it’s the perfect time to take a trip back into our Logistically Speaking archives and showcase some of the topics that have been of particular interest to our readers over the past few years.

‘Digital Freight Matching’ Isn’t a Product— It’s a Strategic Methodology

Parade

Therefore, we recommend diversifying your carrier base by reserving a fraction of your consistent freight (e.g. Brokerages must harness a knowledge base of thousands of carriers to make better (and bolder) decisions faster, confidently, more reliably, and at scale. As freight brokerages look to leverage technologies, automate grunt work, and streamline operations, we hear references such as “Buying ‘digital freight matching’.”

‘Digital Freight Matching’ Isn’t a Product— It’s a Strategic Methodology

Parade

Therefore, we recommend diversifying your carrier base by reserving a fraction of your consistent freight (e.g. Brokerages must harness a knowledge base of thousands of carriers to make better (and bolder) decisions faster, confidently, more reliably, and at scale. As freight brokerages look to leverage technologies, automate grunt work, and streamline operations, we hear references such as “Buying ‘digital freight matching’.”

Translog Connect Budapest

Logistics Business Magazine

During the eight years of its existence, it has also started to build a regional, cross-industrial business community of professionals, who are seeking to expand knowledge base, strengthen and create partnerships and explore the most innovative solutions available on the market. Besides all the knowledge and inspiration brought by the event, TRANSLOG is also a well-known match maker between end users and solution providers.

World Refugee Day: Cooking up a storm on a WFP-project in Turkey

World Food Programme Logistics

This has added a lot to my knowledge base,” she says. WFP’s Kitchen of Hope brings one Syrian woman a step closer to her dream of continuing her family’s restaurant tradition Hadeel’s sociable character helped her build good relationshipand her colleagues. Photo: WFP/MelissaLoukieh Hadeel, a biology teacher from Syria, has a keen interest in nutrition?—?her her family history is entwined with restaurants and cooking.

Nutrifami, an innovative approach from WFP to reinforce and build cooks and managers capacities in…

World Food Programme Logistics

Having Nutrifami application on my phone is very important for me and other cooks too, because it increases our knowledge and allow us to meet hygiene standards in preparing healthy meals. Nutrifami is like a book my hands and it allows me to increase my knowledge based on what I see and hear. Nutrifami is part of the nine most innovative projects selected from more than eight hundred applications received in 2018 by WFP Innovation Accelerator Office based in Munich.

Nutrifami, an innovative approach from WFP to reinforce and build cooks and managers capacities in…

World Food Programme Logistics

Having Nutrifami application on my phone is very important for me and other cooks too, because it increases our knowledge and allow us to meet hygiene standards in preparing healthy meals. Nutrifami is like a book my hands and it allows me to increase my knowledge based on what I see and hear. Nutrifami is part of the nine most innovative projects selected from more than eight hundred applications received in 2018 by WFP Innovation Accelerator Office based in Munich.

Is Truck Driving for You

3PL Insights

In addition to demonstrating an appropriate knowledge base and driving proficiency, individuals seeking CDL certification must meet driving history and health requirements to become licensed to drive a truck. It’s difficult, if not impossible, for most people to meet the stringent CDL knowledge and driving requirements without completing a formal truck driving training program.

Penske Technician Finds Joy in Her Rewarding Career

Penske Move Ahead

Short term, I see myself continuing to learn and develop my technical skills, as well as expanding my knowledge base,” she said. In support of the TechForce Foundation’s “Women Techs Rock” initiative this month, Penske Truck Leasing is spotlighting some of their own technicians who are thriving in their roles and setting examples for future techs.

Supply Chain Disruption: How Stronger Collaboration Will Have a Big Impact on the Future of Logistics Management

Cerasis

Asset Tracking Provides Cross-Departmental Knowledge. Instead, a quick scan of a barcode label or asset inventory ID tag streamlines the data collection process, making all available information relevant to an asset immediately available company-wide with the use of cloud-based asset tracking system. Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from our friends at Camcode.

Achieving Supply Chain Sustainability with Innovative Technology

Triskele Logistics

Knowledge gaps would also allow for the unfair or unethical use of the technology. However, further research and more knowledge-based policies can prevent this situation. Yes, these technologies come with an increased technical complexity that will require more knowledge, but if companies invest in the training, they will see increased profits. Sustainability of an organization depends on three things: people, planet, and profit.

Tyranny of the Easy Button: Finding Balance Between Contract & Organic Logistics

Logistics in War

Base camp operations. Soon, the guidance changed so that “LOGCAP, long considered the ‘source of last resort,’ can, per policy and doctrine, be requested when it is the ‘best value’ support option based on mission specific METT-TC factors.” This verbiage leaves much open for interpretation, especially when discussing the best value of services based on mission-specific factors. By Jessica McCarthy.

Are Graduate Degrees Leading to Less Job Options?

247 Customs Broker

On the other hand, it could be argued that higher education not only provides a broad set of skills but also trains students on knowledge based on rigorous research. Experience gained in one job might not easily transfer to another one, while knowledge gained through higher education can be applied broadly. January 31, 2019 ·. By Gurram Gopal.

Your Chance to Win the CEE Logistics Excellence Award

Logistics Business Magazine

During the eight years of its existence, it has also started to build a regional, cross-industrial business community of professionals, who are seeking to expand their knowledge base, strengthen and create partnerships and explore the most innovative logistics solutions available on the market. TRANSLOG Connect Congress is Central and Eastern Europe’s leading B2B networking event for transportation, logistics and supply chain management professionals.

Amata Interfreight Unveils a Combined Approach for Complete One-stop Solutions

Logistics Manager

Amata Interfreight says they are able to provide effective services and respond to the needs of customers based on their high-quality staff and ongoing development. We share this goal with our staff and have adopted the concept of a ‘Learning Organization’ into our company; building up the knowledge base in Transport Management and Logistics Services to our staff,” said Ms.

How AI Helps Build the Supply Chain that Thinks for Itself

Logistics Bureau

This AI tool is based on data and rules. So, the idea was born of trying to capture that human expert’s knowledge in an expert system. Create a knowledge base that new workers can access, and based on the knowhow of older workers, as in the Campbell Soup Company example. IBM describes its AI-based technology for supply chain as a swarm of bees, working together. An AI agent can use knowledge and deal with errors.

Overcoming the Hurdles for FMCG Transportation & Distribution Across ASEAN

Logistics Manager

It is therefore important to hire local specialists and listen to their experience and knowledge, but also to have the necessary technology in place to ensure the temperatures are maintained at all points throughout the value chain.”. “A Recruiting locally also improves our knowledge base. Likewise, Haw Par, the Singapore-based producer of Tiger Balm, sells its healthcare products in several ASEAN markets through DKSH.”.

6 Supply Chain Trends That Could Truly Shake You Up (2018 Update)

Logistics Bureau

This has already dramatically transformed the IT industry itself, as packaged software sold with one-time licences has become cloud-based services sold with a renewable monthly subscription. Knowledge Emerging as Resource Number One. It takes knowledge of all the moving parts, including upstream supply and downstream distribution, to make these supply chains what they are. That knowledge is often in the heads of the operators and managers.

Smart Lagos: Status, prospects and opportunities

247 Customs Broker

Lagos-based Andela trains programmers and facilitates their placement with software companies around the world. In remarks made in May 2017, Governor Ambode explained his understanding of the concept this way: “In the emerging knowledge era, ICT has taken centre stage, and as the city of the future, Lagos must take advantage and indeed leverage on the tools of ICT in moving towards a Smart City.”. Lagos, Nigeria.