May, 2022

Beyond the Data with William Sandoval

The Logistics of Logistics

Beyond the Data with William Sandoval. William Sandoval and Joe Lynch discuss beyond the data. William is the Senior Vice President of Product Management and Strategy at PowerFleet Inc. , a wireless IoT company that provides solutions to the industrial, logistics and vehicle markets.

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DRONAMICS is the First Cargo Drone Company Certified for Cross-EU Operations

Logistics Matter

DRONAMICS is the first cargo airline to obtain an EU Light UAS Operator Certificate (LUC). The LUC is the highest authorisation currently achievable for European drone operations. The license is the first one issued in Europe for cargo drone operations.

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Pick to Light Video Illustrates Advantages of this Picking Method

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

The accompanying pick to light video shows just how the technology works to increase productivity and order accuracy in a fulfillment warehouse.

‘Exceptional growth’ in container fleet could result in 13m teu excess

Supply Chain and Logistics

The excess estimated in this article is mostly in dry containers. Reefers are still much in demand. The problem is, what’s going to happen to them?

How to Optimize Your Supply Chain in Times of Disruption

Disruptions expose gaps in the supply chain and amplify problems. What can be done? Research by GEP and North Carolina State University shows how tech can fix the gaps and ensure supply chain resilience and optimization. Download now!

Better Ways to Address Trade-Offs with Supply Chain Optimization

Logistics Viewpoints

Malcolm McLean, a trucker from North Carolina, was tired of waiting. He had a load full of cotton bales, and while idling away hours at a shipyard watching stevedores load other cargo onto ships he dreamed up containers that transformed global supply chains.

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Ecommerce Delivery Providers with Nate Skiver

The Logistics of Logistics

Ecommerce Delivery Providers with Nate Skiver. Nate Skiver and Joe Lynch discuss ecommerce delivery providers. Nate is he Founder of LPF Spend Management , which help parcel shippers create parcel shipping programs which reduce expense, while delivering a positive customer experience.

Innovations & Start-ups: Autonomous Trucking, Robots, AI, and more…

Logistics Matter

Trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics: that is what this blog is all bout. Therefore I periodically bring you an overview of the news on logistics start-ups and innovations below. Follow @LogisticsMatter on Twitter to stay updated with the latest news and the best background stories.

5 Signs That You Need a New Fulfillment Partner

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When online sales grow to the point where E-retail companies need to rely on an outside fulfillment partner, some, unfortunately, wind up committed to a substandard or incompatible service provider.

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L.I.N.K. | Fleets Need Intelligent Route Optimization to Keep Up

Food Logistics

As demand continues to increase in the logistics sector, while a labor shortage and other major supply chain disruptions occur, fleets turn to intelligent ways to optimization their route planning. Transportation / Trucking

The Easiest Platform to Manage Shipments

Access Uber Freight’s network of more than 100,000 carriers, generate instant quotes, get competitive rates, tender loads in seconds, automate manual workflows, and track end-to-end load status from any device with this easy-to-use shipper platform.

Roadcheck 2022 focuses on wheel ends

Fleet Owner

The annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance blitz runs May 17-19. Find out how to avoid the most frequent violations on the road. Safety / Roadside Inspections

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A Radical New Way to Think About Supply Chain Management

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC has done research and writing on supply chain collaboration networks. A supply chain collaboration network (SCCN) is a key technology for improved collaboration across an extended supply chain.

The FarEye Story With Kushal Nahata

The Logistics of Logistics

The FarEye Story With Kushal Nahata. Kushal Nahata and Joe Lynch discuss the FarEye story. Kushal is the CEO and Co-founder of FarEye, a company that enables enterprises to deliver at reduced cost with a superior customer experience. About Kushal Nahata.

A Fly-Through of Tesla’s New Giga Factory in Berlin

Logistics Matter

Just last month, Tesla opened its first production facility in Europe. It is one of five of Tesla’s Giga Factories, making the total number of Tesla factories six if you include the original factory in Freemont. Tesla will build Model Y cars in Berlin.

Top 5 Supply Chain Processes That Need Better Collaboration Right Now

A lack of collaboration is a leading cause of supply chain headaches. GEP offers 5 remedies to ease your pain. Download this guide for must-have tools and processes for better supplier interactions.

Video: Is Pick to Light Technology Right for Your Fulfillment Operation?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

In the fulfillment warehouse, pick to light technology is a tool that more companies are relying on to improve throughput, order accuracy and order quality. It also enables companies to simplify the training process and get associates into action quicker.

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Surprise Surplus Capacity? Making Sense of the 2022 Refrigerated Capacity Market

Food Logistics

By remaining agile and keenly tuned into developments in the refrigerated food supply chain, shippers can both successfully navigate immediate capacity challenges and build a more sophisticated infrastructure. Transportation / Cold Chain

7 actions to manage maintenance and repair cost increases

Fleet Owner

Fleets that act today will be better positioned to adjust and mitigate equipment price spikes. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

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Your Guide to Distributed Order Management

Logistics Viewpoints

E-commerce continues to grow, and as a result, customer expectations are changing. The customer does not expect a similar experience across channels. Instead, they are seeking out a brand experience that allows them to interact through multiple channels during the shopping journey.

Market Insights Report: Top Trends for 2022 Planning and Beyond

The freight report you need for insights into where the industry is headed and how to stay resilient in 2022.

The REFASHIOND Ventures Story with Brian Aoaeh

The Logistics of Logistics

The REFASHIOND Ventures Story with Brian Aoaeh. Brian Aoaeh and Joe Lynch discuss the REFASHIOND Ventures story. Brian is the a Cofounder and General Partner of REFASHIOND Ventures , an emerging venture capital fund manager that invests in early stage supply chain technology. About Brian Aoaeh .

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Using a Digital Twin to Increase Your Supply Chain Resilience

Logistics Matter

The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. Returning guest on this episode is Miguel van Asch, Head of Data and Analytics at Ahlers.

Multi-Channel Fulfillment Case Study: Slumberkins

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you’re a fast-growing online business with fulfillment challenges, you might be interested in this short, multi-channel fulfillment case study. Slumberkins® patented cuddly creatures and accompanying story books teach positive social-emotional learning skills to children.

Supply Chain’s Most Profitable Four-Letter Word: Data

Talking Logistics

Today, supply chain and logistics professionals are awash in all kinds of data. So, why do some companies seem to be drowning in it, while others find a way to convert it into business value? One area in particular where data plays a critical role is in transportation procurement.

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GEP Outlook 2022

The GEP Outlook 2022 report explores global business trends and features seven critical leadership themes that will help you proactively prepare for and power through the challenges ahead.

3PLs' Role in Getting Fresh Produce Farm to Fork

Food Logistics

The value of a third-party cannot be overlooked when getting fresh products to market, particularly in times of limited capacity and excess product. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

This Week in Logistics News (April 30 – May 6)

Logistics Viewpoints

At some point, it seems we all have the need for speed. That being said, would you go over 280 MPH in a car? Better yet, would go over 280 MPH in a 3-D printed car? Well, according to Czinger, a Los Angeles-based boutique hypercar manufacturer, that is about to be a possibility.

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REPOST: Supply Chains in VUCA Environments with Jim Tompkins

The Logistics of Logistics

Supply Chains in VUCA Environments with Jim Tompkins. Jim Tompkins and Joe Lynch talk about Supply Chains in VUCA Environments.

Executing at the Speed of Your Customer

Logistics Matter

The Does Logistics Matter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Pieter van den Broecke, Managing Director Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany at Manhattan Associates.

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The Digital Levers You Need to Achieve Sustainable Cost Reduction

For supply chain and procurement pros, cost reduction is is a top priority today. This timely new paper from GEP explores powerful and effective digital levers that can help you to slash costs and create more value for the business. Read it now.