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We Need Better Sales Forecasts for Online Businesses

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

The challenge of getting better sales forecasts to improve logistics planning is a centuries-old problem. In today’s eCommerce-driven supply chains, that challenge is tougher than ever.

Overcoming Last Mile Challenges with Israel Duanis

The Logistics of Logistics

Overcoming Last Mile Challenges with Israel Duanis. Israel Duanis and Joe Lynch discuss overcoming last mile challenges. Israel is the Vice President of the Logistics and Last Mile Delivery Platforms at Via , where he oversees all facets of Via ’s logistics-related business. About Israel Duanis.

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Select Energy Services Invests in an AI-Powered Driver Safety Solution

Logistics Viewpoints

Select Energy Services’ Fluids Handling Group Operates as Tidal Logistics. Select Energy Services, a leading provider of water and chemical solutions, has a fleet of roughly 2,000 trucks nationwide.

What Is Transportation Optimization and What Does It Have to Do With Managed Transportation

GlobalTranz

Part of the challenge in managing the modern supply-chain is due to its sheer size and complexity. There are many working parts, network partners, and opportunities for things to go wrong that some are often overlooked.

New Supply Chain Design Software Benefits Calculator

Curious how much can you potentially save by optimizing your supply chain network? Our benefits calculator helps you find out.

Your Best Parcel Shipping Strategy: Source Capacity from All Carriers

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Capacity shortages among parcel carrier companies have escalated concerns among eCommerce and omnichannel retailers. These businesses rely heavily on FedEx, UPS, USPS, DHL, and various regional carriers to deliver goods.

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Driver Shortage, Driverless Vehicles, and Other Supply Chain Curiosities

Logistics Viewpoints

If you thought it was difficult to find good drivers before the 2020 pandemic, try finding drivers of any caliber afterwards. Driver shortages have become even more of a reality in the supply chain industry for a number of reasons, chief among them being the sharp rise in demand.

Northwest triple-digit heat wave coming this weekend

The Supply Chain Journal

Only a month after a record-shattering heat wave hit the Northwest, another will build over the next few days. In late June, all-time record highs exceeding 110 hit several cities, large and small. Daily records were tied or broken for about a week straight.

ARBOC and XL Fleet Partnership Offers Hybrid Electric Bus Option

NGT News

XL Fleet Corp and NFI Group Inc’s ARBOC Specialty Vehicles LLC subsidiary are partnering to electrify ARBOC Freedom low-floor buses with the XL Hybrid electric propulsion system.

The 411 on Social Proof

Ship Monk

Think of the last time you purchased a product or service based on the recommendation of a friend, family member, or your favorite social media influencer. While social proof may sound like a fancy marketing term, the truth is that we’ve been reliant on it since the dawn of time.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

The fight to find new customers and retain existing ones is the biggest business challenge for many companies. Technology will continue to play a part in fostering buyer allegiance and building brands in the “new normal.” In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

Artificial Intelligence In The Warehouse Is Coming Sooner Than You Might Think

Logistics Viewpoints

Artificial Intelligence is not a new technology, but widespread adoption and use of AI and machine learning in supply chain is still in its infancy. Nevertheless, there are indications that AI in the warehouse is becoming a reality a lot sooner than most people might have expected.

Ryder beats already-strong Q2 estimates, could be on acquisition hunt

The Supply Chain Journal

Ryder System was set to have a significantly better second quarter in 2021 than 2020, when it posted a big loss on the back of a drop in revenue because of COVID-19 and writedowns connected to the value of its used truck fleet.

Defining the Full Scope of Visibility in the Supply Chain

Turvo

Of all the components that make up the modern supply logistics and shipping network, the one that can significantly impact operational efficiency is visibility into the supply chain.

Going digital: B2B eCommerce and what it means for manufacturers and distributors

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

The pandemic exposed serious weaknesses in the operations of manufacturers and distributors, not the least of which was the lack of robustness in our supply chains.

Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions.

The Importance of Transportation Visibility

Logistics Viewpoints

I am working on my latest Transportation Execution and Visibility Systems study, which looks at the total size of the market, the forecasted growth through 2025, and the leading suppliers across a number of categories including industry, region, customer size, and mode.

Breaking news: Nikola founder Trevor Milton charged with 3 counts of fraud

The Supply Chain Journal

Trevor Milton, the founder of Nikola, has been charged with three counts of fraud by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in connection with the investigation into the electric vehicle start-up.

Grants Awarded for DC Fast Chargers in 25 Fla. Locations

NGT News

Blink Charging Co. has been awarded Phase 2 grants from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to deploy DC fast charging stations. The 25 sites, featuring a total of 52 DC fast chargers, will be located in high-traffic areas along the state’s major interstate highways.

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Recollections of a century's worth of history in one family with truck driving roots and branches

Overdrive Online

This special edition of Overdrive Radio re-airs a talk with Jay Thompson, looking back on his family's history in trucking, all the way back to his grandfather Walter, 18 years old and trucking with a chauffer's license in 1917. Overdrive Radio

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

U.S. Government Intervention in Shipping: Will It Change or Keep the Status Quo?

MTS Logistics

The current global disruption in the container shipping sector has understandably placed significant strain on many shippers. And, just as understandably, this has resulted in increased political pressure to do something to alleviate the current shipping situation. Presently in the U.S.,

Wabash National bets big on dry vans, increases capacity by 20%

The Supply Chain Journal

Wabash National Corp. is ramping down traditional refrigerated capacity and converting the floor space to add 20% more dry vans by 2023, counting on freight demand lasting well beyond the current peak. “As

$60 Million Awarded for Advancements in Zero Emissions Vehicles

NGT News

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $60 million for 24 research and development projects aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions from passenger cars and light- and heavy-duty trucks.

How to Choose the Best Shipping Provider

GoShip Blog

. The smooth delivery of your products is the first way to build trust and customer satisfaction. . When running a business, you must find an affordable, reliable, fast, and secure way for your items to reach your customers. .

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

A Hero on the Road, Darin Pope’s Unexpected Stop

Carter Logistics

Wilkinson, IN – Darin Pope, a professional driver with Carter Express, made an unexpected stop that potentially saved a life. Just as the sun was setting in Wilkinson, Darin, was on the last leg of his route when he noticed something white and puffy laying on the side of State Road 109.

Court decision serves as primer on pitfalls, possibilities of truck leasing

The Supply Chain Journal

Thinking of leasing a truck to become your own boss? If you read a recent decision from a federal court in Colorado, you may think twice about it. Or you may not. In fact, you may conclude that it’s absolutely the right move to make.

Air Products and Cummins Boost Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck Deployments

NGT News

Under a new memorandum of understanding, Air Products and Cummins Inc are working together to accelerate the integration of hydrogen fuel cell trucks in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

5 Tips for Navigating Global Port Congestion and the Ocean Container Shortage

Now, That's Logistics

If 2020 was the year for pandemic-driven disruption for organizations around the globe, then 2021 is the year when those interruptions trickled down into the world’s supply chains.

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Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.