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Parcel Dimensioner: 8 Factors to Consider Before Adopting One

Cyzerg

Parcel dimensioners have revolutionized measurements in the warehouse industry. A parcel dimensioning system can calculate weight, measure dimensions, and capture images of parcels more accurately and quickly than any manual process.

Why Freight Tech Fails with Mike Wolf

The Logistics of Logistics

Mike Wolf and Joe Lynch discuss why freight tech fails. Mike is a Client Engagement Director at JBF Consulting , a supply chain execution strategy and systems integrator for logistics-intensive companies of every size and any industry. About Mike Wolf.

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Video: Custom Packaging Puts Smiles Inside the Box

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Amazon is famous for putting its trademark 'smile' on the outside of its boxes. But we think it's more important to put a smile inside the box with custom packaging, done right. Fulfillment Services

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Federal Gas Tax Holiday vs. the Highway Trust Fund. What’s Next?

Food Logistics

President Biden is calling on Congress to make sure that the gas tax holiday has no negative effect on the Highway Trust Fund. But, critics feel otherwise. Let's discuss. Transportation / Trucking

Gartner on Choosing the Right Supply Chain Visibility Platform for Your Business

Supply Chain Visibility is critical to success in today’s market, but how do you ensure that you choose the right platform? Gartner rates 11 visibility platforms on 100+ capabilities to help you make the best decision for your business. Download the report!

Beginning of the end for carriers’ bull run

Supply Chain and Logistics

Drewry’s Weekly Feature Articles are usually full of good information, though at an aggregate level. This week’s issue is notable for its information on when the congestion and high ocean prices will end. This graph shows that high volume ports … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains blanking congestion delays Drewrys ocean freight rates port congestion supply chains

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7 Essential Logistics Metrics: Key Performance Indicator (KPIs)

West Coast and California Logistics

Your customers are more data-driven than ever, and your success or failure in the eyes of those customers is partly determined through logistics metrics that measure your performance.

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3PL Leader Jan Bednar Wins Entrepreneur of the Year® 2022 Florida Award

Ship Monk

Transparency, growth, technology, service—these are all great 3PL values that look good on paper. But even the most complex musical composition can appear flat without someone to bring it to life.

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Convoy Big Rigs Will Be the First Class 8 Autonomous Trucks to Reach the Market

Logistics Viewpoints

Convoy Trucks with the Follower Truck in Autonomous Mode. There is no doubt that autonomous semi-trucks will change the face of logistics. But there are questions that many would like clarity on around this cutting-edge technology. What kind of trucks will they be?

Will OSRA Solve Our Supply Chain Challenges?

Now, That's Logistics

In March, the US Senate unanimously voted in favor of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA), which was passed by the US House in December.

How to Achieve True Net-Zero Emissions: An Action Plan for Supply Chain Leaders

To achieve sustainability, many firms set lofty net-zero emissions goals. However, meeting them is easier said than done. This GEP whitepaper shows why supply shain leaders should take steps now, and offers an action plan for moving forward.

Why Driver Satisfaction Matters in Last-Mile Delivery

Talking Logistics

Creating a superior customer experience has become a significant competitive differentiator across many industries. Yet, many companies overlook a critical contributor to customer experience — their delivery drivers.

Transportation and Logistics Ecosystem Empowers Freight Community

Food Logistics

The Truckstop.com Partner Marketplace is comprised of both industry and technology partners in several business categories, including financial services, insurance providers, transportation management system integrations, fuel card providers and more. Transportation / Trucking

Editor’s Choice: Frequent Assessments Needed to Maintain Supply Chain Resilience Amid Emerging Waves of Disruptions

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Choice ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. This article is from Alfred Hille at Descartes, and looks at supply chain resilience during waves of disruption.

Global logistics giant signs deal to buy USA Truck

Fleet Owner

Executives say the $435M cash sale will be followed by more investments.

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

Delivery: Revisiting the Logistics of Elevator Rides

Talking Logistics

“It’s choppy waters ahead for delivery startups.” That is the subtitle of a recent TechCrunch article by Kyle Wiggers. Here’s an excerpt: The boom [in delivery companies] continued into early 2022, with startups like Getir, Zapp and Zepto raising mammoth rounds.

Marketplace Improves Omnichannel Fulfillment for 3PL Partners

Food Logistics

This service provides 3PLs with the ability to review pre-vetted brand opportunities that align with their capabilities. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

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Holiday Supply Chains: Are you prepared?

Logistics Viewpoints

We’ve only just entered the second half of the year and people haven’t even taken their summer vacations yet, so why are we talking about holiday supply chains now? Last year, retailers started encouraging holiday shoppers to shop early.

FMCSA places Connecticut carrier out of service amid deadly crash

Fleet Owner

Alvarez Transport has been deemed an imminent hazard to public safety for its noncompliance with federal regulations, including driver drug-and-alcohol use and lack of a systematic vehicle repair program. Safety

Using Technology & Strategy to Build a More Resilient Supply Chain

Speaker: Tom Coughlin, President at Coughlin Associates, Inc.

The pandemic has made companies acutely aware of the interdependence of supply chains, with reliance on multiple suppliers to produce crucial components of finished products. One of the consequences will be the growth of more local content in products, and that will require the use of new technologies. In this webinar, learn how to navigate the ways technology working with humans will transform the way products are made and distributed.

[Video] Profiles In Real-Time Supply Chain Visibility Excellence: GEODIS & Tive

Talking Logistics

Talking Logistics series where we highlight companies that are leading the way in driving continuous improvement and innovation in supply chain visibility.

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EV Connect Works with Calif. Program to Increase DCFCs in Underserved Areas

NGT News

EV Connect, an electric vehicle (EV) charging management solutions company, has commissioned its first two projects through a program with California’s largest electric utility. As a vendor in the EV Fast Charge Program from the Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E),

Understanding Supply Chain Sustainability

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain sustainability can mean a lot of things to a lot of people. As I have written about before, supply chain sustainability , or the notion of going green, is a hot topic as companies and countries look at their overall carbon footprint and look for ways to be more environmentally friendly.

Kenworth hosts inaugural truck parade

Fleet Owner

View the truck parade hosted by Kenworth's local plant in Chillicothe, Ohio. Donations were collected for United Way of Ross County. For the Driver

Gartner's Market Guide for Data Analytics and Intelligence Platforms in Supply Chain

The data analytics and intelligence markets are evolving, and supply chain leaders are struggling to keep up. This research offers an overview of the market conditions and provides a list of representative vendors with platform-based solutions for supply chain.

The Chip Shortage Explained

Blue Grace Logistics

Chip shortages continue to escalate as manufacturers are unable to meet demand. The backlog of supply chain issues began pre-pandemic due to an increased demand for technology, only to exponentially worsen during the pandemic. What’s in the article: What is causing the chip shortage?

2022 Truckload Roundtable: A slow return to stability

Logistics Management

Coming off of 2021, which had carriers clearly in the driver’s seat with sustained pricing power, things have shifted in 2022 as rates trend back down. But even with some rate relief, shippers still face challenges

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Rivian Aids Drivers in Colorado, California with New Fast-Charging Sites

NGT News

Rivian has opened three fast-charging sites in Colorado and California, the first deployments in its nationwide Rivian Adventure Network.

How to prepare for EV deployment

Fleet Owner

The electrification of trucking seems all but inevitable. Here's what to consider when assessing your fleet for new electric solutions. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

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!