Meeting the vehicle maintenance challenge

Fleet Owner

New workshop at ACT Expo takes on today's top maintenance issues

XL Fleet Opens Michigan Electrification Center to Meet Increasing Demand

NGT News

as the company continues its expansion to meet customer demand for a range of electrification solutions. The post XL Fleet Opens Michigan Electrification Center to Meet Increasing Demand appeared first on NGT News. XL Fleet Corp.,

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Dropshipping Is Helping to Meet eCommerce Demands

Material Handling and Logistics

A new study from the Center for Supply Chain Research at Lehigh University shows that retailers are expanding their virtual inventory without incurring additional carrying and fulfillment costs by utilizing dropship programs

No stones needed! Meet beer keg curling

DC Velocity

Yes, it's a thing. And a new video shows how it's done in a busy DC. Material Handling

Leading Successful Change to Remote Training

Speaker: Dr. Britt Andreatta, PhD, CEO, 7th Mind, Inc.

This month, unprecedented numbers of workers have set up offices in their homes, in an attempt to flatten the curve of COVID-19. Meetings that were previously being held in conference rooms have been moved to conference calls and online meetings. Whether you’re managing the impromptu digital transformation of your company, or training new employees at a distance, make time to join Dr. Britt Andreatta former Chief Learning Officer at Lynda.com and author of several books on the brain science of success, as she covers how YOU can train remotely, and effectively, while supporting the flow of work.

ProMatDX Day 5 focuses on flexing to meet demand

Logistics Management

Being able to adapt a fulfillment center's systems and output to respond to surging ecommerce demand can be seen as shaping key trends

2020 Technology Roundtable: Meeting front-line challenges

Logistics Management

The pandemic quickly shifted the discussion to the processes, software and technology tools that are helping to improve e-commerce fulfillment on the front lines.

2020 Nexstar Super Meeting: What We Experienced

WorkWave

This year’s Nexstar Partner Portal provides those who attended the virtual 2020 Nexstar Super Meeting with the flexibility to explore recorded sessions from the event, including sessions loaded with actionable insights from ServMan experts. Team meetings are vital to effective teamwork.

The 'original social media,' CB still meets needs even if its glory days have passed

Overdrive Online

For Overdrive's 60th-anniversary series, a look back at the emphasis readers have placed on the citizen's band radio as a primary safety tool in dangerous driving conditions, right up to the present moment, and highway culture through history. Overdrive Radio

COVID-19, meet Industry 4.0

247 Customs Broker

By Neal Walters, Nick Anderson and Oleg Kozyrenko · November 4, 2020 Eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic, you’ve absorbed the initial body blow and… The post COVID-19, meet Industry 4.0 appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. 3PL Features Magazine Archive Procurement & Sourcing customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Cold Calling Tips and Tricks

In recent years, cold calling has become synonymous with rejection and failure. But the numbers aren't that clear; while less than 2% of today’s cold calls actually result in meetings, 78% of decision-makers have taken an appointment or attended an event as a result of a cold call. What’s the verdict?

Trucking Brokerage Meets Artificial Intelligence

Logistics Management

We have so far seen three waves of technology making an impact on people and processes in logistics execution

Survey Reveals Many Warehouse Networks Cannot Meet eCommerce Expectations

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Internet Retailer just published a research report whose title posed an important question for any online seller: Are Your Fulfillment Operations Good Enough? Interestingly, many of the 100 mid-sized e-retailers who responded to the survey don’t think so. Parcel Transportation B2C Fulfillment eCommerce Fulfillment order fulfillment process order fulfillment

New Mexico Selects BYD to Meet Fleet Sustainability Goals

NGT News

The post New Mexico Selects BYD to Meet Fleet Sustainability Goals appeared first on NGT News. New Mexico officials have chosen BYD to participate in a statewide purchase agreement that gives transit agencies throughout the U.S. the ability to buy BYD coaches and buses.

Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Annual Meeting

Mazars Ledger

Description Building on… The post Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Annual Meeting appeared first on Insights Center - Mazars - United States. Conferences Events Manufacturing and Distribution Year 2017 conferences events Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Annual Meeting FMA Manufacturing & Distribution manufacturing and distribution New Orleans LA

The Impact of Direct Dials on Sales Productivity

Leveraging the latest industry research, this eBook highlights the impact of direct dial phone numbers on sales productivity with the goal of empowering reps to have more conversations with prospects, and consequently, schedule more meetings, increase opportunities, and close more business - fast.

Amazon Keeps Buying Pricey Jets to Meet Customer Demand

Supply Chain Brain

Despite creating algorithms to anticipate shoppers’ needs and opening all those warehouses, Amazon can’t meet its one- and two-day shipping pledge to customers without an ever-expanding fleet of pricey jets

When supply chain meets chocolate

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

We all know Nestle, whether it is for their KitKat, their Nesquik chocolate powder. Indeed, this big multinational is the world leader in the food industry. In order to be aligned with their green and sustainable plans, the company has taken actions regarding their cocoa supply chain.

Meeting Supply Chain Expectations

LandLink

With the rise of Amazon, Uber, and home IoT products, consumer expectations for real-time visibility and connectivity have never been higher. These trends are morphing over from the consumer industry to the B2B sector. Consumers’ experiences are now driving their professional expectations, and this is driving modernization across every industry, perhaps none more so than supply chain.

Taking Advantage of Local Drivers Meets Same Day Delivery Expectations

GlobalTranz

The post Taking Advantage of Local Drivers Meets Same Day Delivery Expectations appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. The ability to offer the same delivery is rapidly becoming a differentiator among retailers and other shippers.

What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

Meeting customers' delivery demands in an e-commerce world

Fleet Owner

Customer expectations are increasing. They not only expect items to be damage-free but also that they have an excellent presentation

Old US Warehouses Not Meeting Current Needs

Material Handling and Logistics

Nearly 1 billion sq. of total warehouse inventory are more than 50 years old and have clear heights of less than 20 feet—well below logistics tenant requirements

Watch: Meeting DOD’s New Cybersecurity Rules for Contractors

Supply Chain Brain

Chip Lilliewood, vice president of government programs and channels with Dun & Bradstreet, and Bill Solms, president of Qomplx, explain the new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), issued by the U.S.

Are There Enough Drivers to Meet the Demand for Last-Mile E-Commerce Delivery?

Supply Chain Brain

a provider of independent-contractor labor for businesses, is in the process of hiring a huge number of additional drivers to meet the growing demand for last-mile delivery of e-commerce orders Delivery Drivers, Inc.,

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Food Producers Face Deadline for Meeting GMO Labeling Rules

Supply Chain Brain

Department of Agriculture rules on the labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food are being extended to include smaller producers and sellers.

2020 Technology Roundtable: Meeting front-line challenges

Logistics Management

On the heels of the pandemic, this year our panel chose to place their focus on the processes, software and technology tools that are helping to improve e-commerce fulfillment on the front lines

Where competition, modernisation and capability meet

Logistics in War

We are, without a doubt, in a period where technology can meet our ambitions. By David Beaumont. Thankyou, once again, for supporting Logistics In War. The last year has been one in which logistics has featured in debates on strategic competition, advancements in modernisation, and with discussions on the professionalisation of logisticians. The site appears to have found its niche, filling a gap ‘somewhere’ between strategy, defence institutional performance and modernisation.

Meet the driver of Evel Knievel's former haul rig, and read the 1973 Overdrive interview with the daredevil himself

Overdrive Online

This latest in Overdrive's 60th anniversary series takes a look at one intersection of the business magazine and U.S. popular culture with the 1973 story on one of the most famous people on the planet at the time, the daredevil and sometime truck driver. Channel 19

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

Customer Service in Logistics: Are You Meeting Customer Expectations with Your Shipping?

MercuryGate

The post Customer Service in Logistics: Are You Meeting Customer Expectations with Your Shipping? Many working parts come together to create the best shipping experience when it comes to customer service in logistics.

Meet the new America's Road Team

Fleet Owner

The 18 professional drivers will immediately begin their service as trucking industry ambassadors to the general public, elected officials and members of the media

Odyssey Logistics Opens Laredo, TX Site to Meet Increased Cargo Demand

Food Logistics

The Laredo site will serve as a bonded container freight station, a hub for customs transactions and a warehouse to hold goods not yet cleared on the U.S. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

Meet the four women behind WFP’s humanitarian helicopter in Haiti

World Food Programme Logistics

Photo: WFP/Antoine Vallas Learn more about WFP’s work in Haiti Meet the four women behind WFP’s humanitarian helicopter in Haiti was originally published in World Food Programme Insight on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

The Perfect Delivery: 6 Key Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Tim McLean, Managing Director, TXM Lean Solutions

The most basic requirement of any business is to deliver its products to its customers on time, in full, every day, without fail. Over the past decade as supply chains have become more complex and customers more demanding, meeting this simple requirement has become harder and harder. What was acceptable 20 years ago, is no longer enough in today’s dynamic, dis-intermediated, hyper competitive marketplace. So why do supply chains fail to deliver? Lean supply chain expert and author, Tim McLean, will explore each of the reasons why supply chains fail to deliver and provide practical strategies to address them and improve your delivery performance. Tim will share case studies of actual companies that have transformed their supply chain performance by addressing the six drivers along with his own experience drawn from hundreds of supply chains over more than 20 countries.