Sat.Mar 28, 2020 - Fri.Apr 03, 2020

Multi-Channel Madness: How to Pick the Best Omni-Channel Distribution Partner

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Normally, March Madness in basketball would be reaching its fevered pitch right about now. But this year it has been replaced by another kind of madness, which we’re all fighting through together.

Getting Through the COVID-19 Crisis: Advice for Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals

Talking Logistics

Back in December, when we were making supply chain and logistics predictions for 2020, none of us envisioned the situation the world finds itself in today due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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We must do better for our drivers

Truck News

Thank you driver, we all need to work together! I want to start off by saying I hope everyone is healthy in these trying and unprecedented times, both physically and mentally.

ShipChain Donates Petaflop of Computer Power to Help Find COVID-19 Cure

Shipchain

ShipChain , a blockchain-based logistics solutions provider, announced today that it is donating up to one Petaflop of computing power – approximately one quadrillion calculations per second – to assist Folding@home scientists attempting to find the cure for the COVID-19 pandemic. .

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New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

How Technology Drives Track-and-Trace Trends in Food Logistics

Food Logistics

Here’s how the demand for real-time visibility and technology improvements drive growth in track-and-trace options. 3PL/4PL

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The impact of COVID-19 on small business shipping.

Freightquote

Learn about the ways that COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is affecting small business shipping and how to combat its impact on your operation

Responding to Supply Chain Disruption Amid COVID-19

AIMMS

Just like you, we’re taking the news day by day and continuously brainstorming ways to serve our community. The COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound impact on our lives, the kind we have not seen in centuries.

Strength of Industries

Food Logistics

What is it like to live and work during this COVID-19 crisis? How is it affecting businesses big and small? What should future workers understand about this time? Share your Story of Strength with us. Risk/Compliance

How 3PLs can keep your supply chain operations moving during COVID-19

West Coast and California Logistics

When a disaster strikes such as the current COVID-19 outbreak, it’s a time when your business will truly need the support of its supply chain partners. Many 3PLs are showing that they will go to great lengths to ensure the continuity of customers’ operations.

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Multinationals Need COVID-19 War Rooms

Logistics Viewpoints

Multinationals need war rooms to deal with the trauma being inflected on their supply chains. A key application needed in these war rooms is supply chain design. The post Multinationals Need COVID-19 War Rooms appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain Network Design Risk

New OneRail offering focuses on addressing final mile challenges for retail shippers

Logistics Management

Earlier today, Orlando, Fla.-based

Spot Freight Sway and How to Use It to Your Advantage

Cerasis

Spot market load volumes and rates continue to move in response to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. However, the changing rates are not solely the result of COVID-19.

Automation In The Supply Chain

Blue Grace Logistics

In a world that is constantly evolving and adapting to the newest technology, it’s important that companies keep up with the changes. We are at a point in time where consumers are getting their packages delivered by drones and cars are driving themselves.

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5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

Trinity Logistics Ranks #15 on Transport Topics’ 2020 Top Freight Brokerage List

Trinity Logistics

Trinity Logistics is proud to announce its number 15 ranking on the Transport Topics’ 2020 Top Freight Brokerage Firms List, moving up three spots from 2019. The 2020 ranking is the 18 th consecutive year that Trinity Logistics was named in the Top 25.

Monitoring COVID-19’s Supply Chain Disruptions

Learncor

Global supply chains everywhere are being disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The good news is that with effective logistics control towers and management systems we can assure that critical supplies, food and materials will get to the people and communities that need them most.

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5 Ways How Advanced Technology Is Disrupting Transport And Logistics Business Models

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is written by Michael Gorman, who discusses 5 different ways that advanced technology is changing the way traditional transportation and logistics business models function.

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Weather-Influenced Demand Forecasting in 2020

Logistics Viewpoints

It is 2020; we now have reasonably accurate short-term weather forecasts.

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

BYD Focuses on EV Safety with the Launch of the Blade Battery

NGT News

BYD, a Chinese company that specializes in rechargeable batteries and sustainable development, has launched the Blade Battery, a development set to mitigate concerns about battery safety in electric vehicles (EVs). The Blade Battery has been developed by BYD over the past several years.

Trump Tweet raises the call for $2 trillion infrastructure package as part of coronavirus funding

Logistics Management

With the myriad moving parts related to the ongoing coronavirus, or COVID-19 pandemic, it has seemed that a future plan relating to a new long-term federal surface transportation authorization would remain where it has seemingly been for a while, on the back burner

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COVID-19 Measures: Blank Sailings

MTS Logistics

While life is slowly returning to normal in China, the rest of the world is now experiencing a significant distribution due to COVID-19. The decline in trade is expected until the big dilemma is over.

From here to eternity, HOW LOGISTICS CAN POWER THE FUTURE OF SPACE TRAVEL

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

When Adrian Dalsey, Larry Hillblom and Robert Lynn founded DHL in 1969, they didn’t know they would revolutionize the world of logistics. Today, DHL is the world’s leading logistics company. They have 380,000 employees in over 220 countries and territories that work to deliver over 1.5

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Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

San Diego MTS Exercises Options for 26 CNG Buses

NGT News

New Flyer of America Inc. says the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) has exercised options for 26 Xcelsior compressed natural gas (CNG) 60-foot, heavy-duty transit buses, converted from New Flyer’s backlog.

UPS provides details of its plan to work and mobilize against coronavirus

Logistics Management

Atlanta-based global freight transportation and logistics bellwether UPS said today it is taking a fully measured approach in its companywide efforts to sync up its resources with various organizations and agencies, including the President’s Coronavirus Taskforce, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and various state health agencies.

The Best Google Tools Small Business Owners Should Be Utilizing to Grow Their Leads and Reach

WorkWave

Time To Read: 6 minutes. When you’re a field service business, getting a leg up over the competition is key. Let’s say you’re a pest control company in Houston. You want potential customers in your area to choose your business over your competitors for service.

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TMS Evaluation and Selection: Signs You Need a New TMS

MercuryGate

Supply chains have grown exceedingly complex, and the best-in-class transportation management systems of yesteryear are not necessarily the best systems for shippers to succeed in 2020 and beyond.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.