Industry maintains strong economic outlook

DC Velocity

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

Maintaining Healthy Profit Margins

MercuryGate

The post Maintaining Healthy Profit Margins appeared first on MercuryGate International. Blog Food and Beverage TMS Transportation Technology Blog Posts

Construction spending maintains year-over-year gains through October

Fleet Owner

Construction spending edged lower in October from September levels but increased from the October 2017 total, according to an analysis of new Census data by the Associated General Contractors of America. However, investment in public infrastructure p

Turkish Cargo Maintains its Dual-terminal Operations Seamlessly

Airfreight Logistics

Completing the gradual transition process to Istanbul Airport, one of the largest airports of the world, the global air cargo brand Turkish Cargo has maintained their dual-terminal operations with full capacity on a 24/7 basis without any sales restrictions.

Parts Town: An O2C Journey from Manual Processing to Digital Transformation

Speaker: Sarah Gibson, Platinum Operations Manager

You’ll learn about the implementation of Esker’s AI-driven solution along with some of the biggest benefits achieved, including their: Ability to scale with 35% growth while maintaining business continuity. The order-to-cash (O2C) process is often considered the lifeblood of an organization.

Turkish Cargo Maintains its Dual-terminal Operations Seamlessly

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] Completing the gradual transition process to Istanbul Airport, one of the largest airports of the world, the global air cargo brand Turkish Cargo has… The post Turkish Cargo Maintains its Dual-terminal Operations Seamlessly appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Fleet Maintenance: How to Maintain Your Fleet’s Efficiency and Minimize Downtime

Cerasis

Twitter The post Fleet Maintenance: How to Maintain Your Fleet’s Efficiency and Minimize Downtime appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Commercial trucks lead a taxing existence. Whatever the job demands, there’s no respite — it’s back to the road.

Eight Ways to Maintain the Effectiveness of a Truck Scale In between Calibration

Quality Scales Unlimited

The post Eight Ways to Maintain the Effectiveness of a Truck Scale In between Calibration appeared first on Quality Scales Unlimited. Truck scales are important components in several industries. Scale calibration and maintenance helps cut down repair costs and prolong the life of the scale.

The Best Ways to Maintain your Apparel Business’ Client Relationships

Apparel Logistics

Here at The Apparel Logistics Group, we pride ourselves in building and maintaining client relationships. When it comes to third-party logistics (3PL), having a great relationship between the 3PL company and the client is essential to the success of both. In the end, it comes down to having clear communication. Understand the Ins and Outs of Each Other's Businesses.

Manufacturing maintains momentum in February, says ISM

247 Customs Broker

The post Manufacturing maintains momentum in February, says ISM appeared first on 247 Customs Broker. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported today that manufacturing activity had another strong month in February. In its Manufacturing Report on Business, the ISM noted that the PMI, the report’s key metric, came in at 60.8 in February (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth). This topped January’s 59.1

Conversions will maintain LATAM Cargo capacity after sale of freighters

The LoadStar

The post Conversions will maintain LATAM Cargo capacity after sale of freighters appeared first on The Loadstar. LATAM has sold its last two B777 freighters to Atlas Air, but their departure will not leave a gap. The ACMI provider will deploy them through its Southern Air subsidiary for DHL.

How to Maintain a Strong Relationship with Your 3PL

Apparel Logistics

Third party logistics (3PL) are hard enough without the added stress of maintaining relationships. You have to ensure that your 3PL is accurately handling your business the way you prefer, not just offering out-of-a-can vending services. To help you ensure that you’re getting the best possible service, we’d like to give you tips to help you forge the bonds you need to get the job done with your 3PL

Delta Cargo introduces cold-chain containers for pharma shipments

DC Velocity

Units maintain constant temperatures for trans-Atlantic routes. Transportation

Upskill says smart glass software now supports document views

DC Velocity

Mixed reality platform built on Microsoft Hololens product enables hands-free reading of PDF files while maintaining equipment. Technology

Don’t leave technicians out of fuel efficiency equation

Fleet Owner

There is strong evidence that properly maintained trucks will enjoy improved fuel economy

New technology’s impact on the technician shortage

Fleet Owner

Technology is just going to keep advancing and with it, a possible change in the way vehicles are maintained and repaired

Diagnostic solution for packaging systems

DC Velocity

Schneider Packaging Equipment has introduced Intelligent Illumination, an end-of-line packaging system designed to change the way operators maintain their machines.

A Look at Global Risks to Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

"Increased exposure to labor exploitation, terrorism, corruption and natural disasters must be a consideration for companies making changes to their supply chain, and best practices must be maintained in order to prevent threats to business continuity," says BSI

3 Technologies to Improve Warehouse Efficiency

Cyzerg

The reason is simple: without an efficient warehouse operation, the business is forced to increase its workforce in order to maintain high levels of service. Warehouse efficiency remains one of the most important strategic goals and differentiators for logistics organizations.

About those driver qualification files

Fleet Owner

The way you maintain those files can be an advantage if you are ever singled out for a compliance audit

FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index for December highest since 2016

Fleet Owner

After a short weakening period in this first quarter of 2019, the SCI is expected to maintain the December level through the balance of the year

Ryder looks to disrupt e-commerce delivery

Fleet Owner

Ryder says its proposed solution would allow manufacturers of small to large parcel goods to gain more control over product selection, inventory management, pricing strategy, and customer service, all while maintaining critical speed to market

Inventory Control Techniques for Effective Warehousing

SIPMM Professional Publications

Inventory control is also important to maintaining the right balance of stock in your warehouse. Warehousing is the act of storing goods that will be sold or distributed later.

All or nothing attitude discourages adoption

Fleet Owner

Advocating change with an all-or-nothing approach likely inhibits discussion with fleets that have to work through the real-world challenges and still stay in business and maintain profitability

Supply Chain Management:One Place for all Types of Business.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

In todays Contract Management world Organizations are looking to have one system which can maintain contracts for both Buy side business and Sell side business, a single repository which meets all business and compliance requirements relevant to the Contract. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods. Education. Energy. Financial Services. Healthcare.

Complete connection: New patented trailer-pigtail securement-assist device designed by trucker

Overdrive Online

Vincent Archuleta's VSA PlugSaver is essentially two custom-designed straps built for longer-term life that, installed on the trailer housing for the pigtail connection, can reduce motion in the plug, maintaining a secure electrical connection and effectively preventing wear.

New Technologies for Cold Chain Logistics

SIPMM Professional Publications

Cold chain logistics refers to the maintaining precise temperature bands that store and transport pharmaceutical drugs and perishable food products.

Five Techniques for Managing Inventory in the Precision Industry

SIPMM Professional Publications

Maintaining safety stock is an essential part of capturing opportunistic sales, retaining business and making customers satisfied for businesses. Precision manufacturers require precise, fact-based intelligence to avoid costly delays and downtime.

Cost Reduction Strategy through Supplier-Managed Inventory

SIPMM Professional Publications

Extensive information sharing is required so that supplier can maintain a high degree of visibility of its goods at the customer’s location. Supplier-Managed Inventory (SMI) is the process whereby a supplier plans, manages and replenish inventory for a customer.

Convoy to launch new program for real-time market prices

Fleet Owner

According to the company, the program will help reduce spot and short-notice shipments and ultimately maintain predictaConvoy announced the launch of Dynamic Backup, a new program that gives shippers real-time market prices for their backup freight.

Effective Techniques for Inventory Stock Control

SIPMM Professional Publications

Maintaining safety stock is an essential part of capturing opportunistic sales, retaining business and making customers satisfied. This article highlights five key techniques for effective inventory stock control of an organisation.

DENSO, Honeywell to Develop Electric Propulsion Systems for Urban Air Mobility

NGT News

By combining the companies’ respective automotive and aerospace expertise, DENSO and Honeywell seek to create propulsion systems that make air travel cleaner, quieter, more efficient and easier to maintain.

Best practices for evaluating solar panels on trailers

Fleet Owner

The main function of the solar panel is to maintain the trailer batteries at a higher average state of charge versus just charging with the tractor or refrigeration unit alternator

75 countries may face the chop from the IMO “White List”

Shipping and Freight Resource

Making the Case for Comprehensive Aftermarket Services

Material Handling and Logistics

Maintaining a forklift fleet shouldn’t be a juggling act, but without the right balance of equipment uptime, output, safety, and maintenance, that’s exactly what it can turn into